Supernatural: Season 5, Episode 1

Sympathy for the Devil (10 Sep. 2009)

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In the aftermath of the Devil rising, Sam and Dean are whisked away and they are given a message from Chuck Shurley that Castiel is dead and that Luficer walks the Earth. As a result, Sam ... See full summary »

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In the aftermath of the Devil rising, Sam and Dean are whisked away and they are given a message from Chuck Shurley that Castiel is dead and that Luficer walks the Earth. As a result, Sam and Dean turn to Bobby for help to find a mystical weapon, called Michael's Sword. This will enable them to find the Devil before he takes on a new form to bring the slow end of the world. But the Winchester brothers are pitted against the archangel Zachariah who has plans for Dean, as well as more demons. Sam and Dean recognise a demon, Meg, who has returned from Hell. Written by matt-282

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The host that Lucifer takes is named "Nick". In some traditions, the devil is referred to as "Old Nick." See more »

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When Sam and Dean visit Chuck, the Angels arrive but Dean sends them back to Heaven. Dean was not out of shot long enough to create the sigil but he might have anticipated the angels may arrive and he created the sigil before they did. See more »

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Zachariah: What, you thought you could actually kill Lucifer? You simpering wad of insecurity and self-loathing? No. You're just a human, Dean. And not much one of them.
Dean Winchester: What do you mean, I'm the sword?
Zachariah: Michael's weapon. Or, rather, his... receptacle.
Dean Winchester: I'm a vessel?
Zachariah: You're "the" vessel. Michael's vessel.
Dean Winchester: How? Why? Why me?
Zachariah: Because you're chosen! It's a great honor, Dean.
Dean Winchester: Oh, yeah. Yeah, life as an Angel condom. That's real fun!
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Wow !!!
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When I watched the last episode of season 4 I though the show might have finally gone to far but it hasn't and if anything its only gotten better. I think this season is going to be one of the best the episode keeps you guessing and not only that allows you to really understand things much better. With Carver "Chuck" Edlund as the prophet returning as the voice of god with his Sam and Dean stories. I can see this season is going to be interesting with him disobeying the angels and attempting to help Sam and Dean fight the Demons. The only thing that might fall apart is that Sam is going to have to do a lot of work to regain the trust he lost at the end of season 4.


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