Happy Friday TV fans! After watching the CW’s Supernatural season 14 episode 1 season premiere, the wait is finally over and we get to catch up with the Winchester brothers. Please note spoilers are ahead if you have not gotten a chance to watch yet. A lot happened last season, but to quickly catch you up, Michael is currently residing in Dean’s body, Jack has lost his powers, Lucifer is dead, and Bobby is alive. Well it’s not our Bobby, it’s a Bobby from another dimension, but you get the idea. In last night’s season premiere, “Stranger in a Strange Land,” we learn that Michael is travelling all over the world to find out what holy men want. Meanwhile, Jack is trying to adjust to life without his powers, Sam and Castiel are trying everything to track down Dean, and Lucifer’s vessel, Nick, is still alive. My top 5 moments from Supernatural season 14 episode 1 season premiere are:
“The other one. The better one.”
In the beginning of the episode, we catch up with Dean, or rather Michael, who is still sporting his Newsboy cap with style. We learn that Dean/Michael has been travelling all over the world and has been speaking to holy men, asking them what they want. Dean/Michael interrupts a man who is praying to Allah and asks him what he wants, but quickly breaks down the facade and shows him what a hypocrite he has been. Dean/Michael explains that, “you’re lost and not worth saving.” Michael is looking for a better world, but what extreme measures will he take to create it?
“I don’t understand how Lucifer could die and I could live.”
I’m not really sure either Nick, but I am excited to still have Mark Pellegrino on the show. Seriously he’s the best. Sam explains that he is not too sure either, but tries to see if Nick has held on to any important information that could help him track down his brother. While Nick doesn’t seem too useful just yet, you have to wonder if Lucifer will somehow come back from the dead and raise hell. I mean it’s not the first time he has done this.
“It ain’t how hard you hit, it’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.”
Good advice parallel world Bobby. Jack hilariously asks him if that was Ghandi and it’s great to see that Jack hasn’t lost his unintentional humor along with his grace. Jack has been trying to adjust to life without his powers, but it is a lot for him. Jack desperately wants to help his friends and family and Bobby is a good mentor for him. Bobby has been trying to train him on fighting, but Jack still has a lot to learn. I’m confident that he will find his place sooner or later, especially since we know his heart is in the right place.
“There will be no new king of hell. Not today. Not ever.”
Sam is not messing around, as his number one priority is to find his brother. Castiel consorts with a demon, trying literally everything to find his good friend. The demon even jokes to Castiel, “I thought you two were joined at the everything.” The demon holds Castiel hostage and gives Sam a call, who arrives with plenty of backup. The demon explains that “hell is in a bit of a pickle” and he wants to make a deal with Sam. Demons do love their fair share of deals. Well they aren’t really fair about it, but they definitely know how to stick to a contract for sure. The demon tells Sam that he wants the “Crowley deal” and Sam had me cheering out loud when he says, “But you’re no Crowley.” No this demon is definitely nowhere near the level of our old frenemy, Crowley. The threat is eliminated and Sam tells the other demons that there will be no new king of hell and that anyone who thinks otherwise will need to go through him directly. While I appreciate Sam’s words, it got me thinking about a new potential king of hell. We know that the demons are not going to just sit by because a Winchester told them to. So many other characters have come back from the dead. Is it possible that we may see Crowley again? Fingers crossed!
“You got me. You have all of us. You have your family and we are going to find Dean and beat Michael…because that’s what we do.”
I have to admit that I have missed the Supernatural pep talks quite a lot. Jack is feeling defeated after he merely just got punched in the face and Castiel hilariously points out that pretty much everyone got punched in the face. Jack is feeling useless and doesn’t know how to help. Castiel reminds him that his grace will restore itself eventually, but that he has him in the meantime and his entire family, which is a touching moment. Castiel, Sam, and Dean have been like fathers to Jack and they have all been influencing him and helping him discover who he is along the way. I’m looking forward to seeing Jack’s character develop even further and I have a feeling that he will make a difference in the world without his grace. At the end of the episode, Sam receives a call from Sister Jo and she tells him that they have a problem, revealing that she received a visit from Dean/Michael earlier. Dean/Michael visits with a vampire and recognizes that this creature knows exactly what it wants. Is Michael about to form an alliance with vampires? We’ll have to stay tuned, but I’m not sure that Michael has the best intentions for his “better world.”
I hope you enjoyed the list and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on Supernatural in the comments section below. Happy viewing!
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Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl
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