Supernatural: Season 2, Episode 20

What Is and What Should Never Be (3 May 2007)

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Dean gets attacked by a Djinn, a creature capable of warping reality. The next things he knows he's in Lawrence, Kansas, in a stable relationship with a woman named Carmen, his mother is ... See full summary »

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Dean gets attacked by a Djinn, a creature capable of warping reality. The next things he knows he's in Lawrence, Kansas, in a stable relationship with a woman named Carmen, his mother is alive and well, and he and Sam are no longer on speaking terms. When the idea of a peaceful existence begins to settle in, visions of his previous life as a hunter start appearing out of nowhere. Written by Derfel85

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This is the first time the Impala is seen with Ohio license plates instead of Kansas plates. Sam explains this was done due to their fugitive status. See more »

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When Dean is talking to his father's gravestone, his dialog continues even though his mouth isn't moving. See more »

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Sam Winchester: [Trying to wake him] Dean!
Dean Winchester: [waking up disoriented] Auntie Em? There's no place like home...
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What A Wonderful World
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Brilliant and Wonderfully Heart Wrenching!!! Must see!!!!
5 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For the Supernatural regulars out there, we know how marvelous this show can be. This episode goes ABOVE AND BEYOND any of the great shows we've seen so far!! Far from the comedic atmosphere of Tall Tales and Hollywood Babylon, this episode is much more somber.

Jared and Jensen are both brilliant actors, and, especially in Jensen's case, this episode shows just how talented they are. I taped this episode and have watched it four times in the past three days. The insight into the mind and soul of Dean Winchester makes this episode a must-see. It is touching, tragic, inspiring, and simply wonderful. This episode has just become my favorite Supernatural to date. I HIGHLY recommend that long-time fans and newcomers alike see it is at all possible!!!!


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