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When the Levee Breaks 

Sam is becoming more and more inhuman. Dean and Bobby put him in the safe hold until he gets over his addictions. After Sam escapes with help, unknown to him, from Castiel, he finds Ruby ... See full summary »



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Sam is becoming more and more inhuman. Dean and Bobby put him in the safe hold until he gets over his addictions. After Sam escapes with help, unknown to him, from Castiel, he finds Ruby and begins to feed once again. Dean begins to truly believe that the old Sam is gone for good. Written by Chris Green

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7 May 2009 (USA)  »

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The episode is named after a song by Led Zeppelin. See more »


Young Sam: The answer's yes, you're hallucinating. That's right, it's me. Or I mean it's you.
Sam Winchester: I'm losing my mind.
Young Sam: Definitely.
Sam Winchester: What do you want?
Young Sam: An explanation. How could you do this to me? I thought we were gonna be normal.
Sam Winchester: I tried. I did. It didn't pan out that way. Sorry, kid.
Young Sam: "Sorry, kid?" That's what you have to say? It's all we ever wanted. You were so close! You got away from dad, you quit hunting, you were gonna become a lawyer and get married. Why'd you blow it?
Sam Winchester: Look, they killed Jessica.
Young Sam: Yeah, ...
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It seems that Sam and Dean have reached an impasse,,,,,,,......
10 May 2009 | by See all my reviews

The acting of Jensen(Dean)and Jared(Sam) was fantastic. They portray well as brothers. Even though this shift in the story was expected earlier, it was done perfect without flaws. The script was awesome. I think all the Supernatural fans will be satisfied that the story is taking an interesting line(even me of course).It seems all the episodes lately make you think Dean is the weak one, but this episode clarified a lot for me. Dean is the stronger of the brother, because he knows what it is like to lose yourself to evil. He did in hell, and he was just trying to get Sam not to repeat what he did. Sam's alliance with Ruby is disappointing at best. The Sam of the day would have seen her ruse, but Ruby has Sam exactly where she wants him. He believes everything she says, without hesitation. It would be ironic if the story of Lilith being the only one to break the last seal isn't true and it's actually Ruby. It said the oldest and we know nothing of Ruby except what she tells Sam. Dean knows what Ruby is and what she's capable of, but he has other things to think of now. The fact the angels seem untrustworthy is bothersome at best, but Castiel must have had a good reason to do what he did. It was heartbreaking to see Sam so coldly dismiss Dean. Dean was absolutely right when he asked Sam who was he getting revenge for in trying to kill Lilith because Dean was in front of him fine. Sam has gone to the darkside, but I know Dean will save him in the end. After all DEAN IS THE PROTECTOR OF SAM, AND I HOPE HE DID.In the end there were still so many questions left unanswered and I fear Kripke(Creator,Executive producer) will leave them like that for our own imagination to fester over during the summer. Is Sam really after Lilith or is it a powertrip? Is Sam evil inside? Will Dean and Sam bundle their powers and defeat Lilith in the end? What did Castiel mean by Dean has to finish it because he started it if, according to the Angels and Ruby, Sam could do the job too?.

All we have to do is just wait 4 the SEASON FINALE.... If u people who saw this think this episode was worth a vote (above 6) then pls. select that this comment was useful....

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