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Dean and Bobby enter a high stakes game of poker in this thrilling Halloween episode
This Thursday night, Bobby (Jim Beaver) is going to bet his life against a game of high stakes poker in Supernatural: S05E07: "The Curious Case of Dean Winchester. Hoping to free himself from his wheelchair, Bobby bets twenty-five years against a witch and loses. Dean (Jensen Ackles) steps in to help as Bobby begins to age rapidly. Soon, the surly Winchester brother finds himself also turning into a grey haired old man. This leaves Sam (Jared Padalecki) holding the only hope for their survival. Will they all make it out alive in this harrowing quest for youth? Find out as the stakes get raised October 29th, at 9/8 central, only on the CW.
Keeping with Halloween traditions we caught up with Bobby himself, Mr. Jim Beaver, to talk about this exciting new episode »
In his 30-plus year acting career, Jim Beaver had done everything from "Dallas" to "Matlock" to "NYPD Blue" to features like "Hollywood Shuffle" and "Sister Act." But Beaver went from steadily working jobber to in-demand character actor when he was cast as Whitney Ellsworth in HBO's "Deadwood." That role, as perhaps the moral heart of a marvelously amoral show, opened the door for extended turns on programs including "Day Break," "John From Cincinnati" and, of course, "Supernatural." It also led the producers of CBS' "Harper's Island" to target him for the character of Sheriff Mills. Since I'm writing this story, »
- Daniel Fienberg
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