Sam insists to visit ma Mary's grave, although empty and meaningless to Dean, who is however intrigued in the cemetery by the perfect circle of dead vegetation around the three days old grave of local college student Angela Mason who died in a car accident, suspecting the ground is desecrated, Sam thinks it's another diversion not to have to think about either deceased Winchester parent. Her roommate Lindsey says Angela's grieving boyfriend Matt Harrison just slit his throat, all plants in his place are also dead. Another student, Neil Levine, tells Matt blamed himself because Angela caught him with another girl the night of her accident, the boys find her grave empty except for a necromantic spell in Ancient Greek. Dean accuses Angela's pa, Dr. Mason, but Sam notices healthy plants and fears for his brother's sanity. Angela was actually resurrected by Neil, her still enamored ex, alas as a zombie who kills for revenge. Next target is Lindsey, the one she caught with Matt, but the ... Written by
Did You Know?
The crew of _Supernatural_ inherited the dead tree seen in the cemetery in season 2's episode "Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things" from The Exorcism of Emily Rose
(2005) production. It's also the same dead tree that played prominently in the season 1 episode "Scarecrow". See more
When Dean first walks up to the dead tree in the cemetery, he's only wearing the pendant that Sam gave him. As he bends down to investigate the marker, he has a second chain around his neck but as he's walking away talking to Sam about the area, he only has the pendant on again. See more
What's dead should stay dead - didn't you see Pet Sematary?
References Pretty in Pink
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