Supernatural: Season 5, Episode 7

The Curious Case of Dean Winchester (29 Oct. 2009)

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Sam and Dean discover that a witch is running a high-stakes poker game where the currency is life years vs. money. Bobby sees the game as a chance to get out of the wheelchair and bets 25 ... See full summary »

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Sam and Dean discover that a witch is running a high-stakes poker game where the currency is life years vs. money. Bobby sees the game as a chance to get out of the wheelchair and bets 25 years, but loses. As Bobby begins to age rapidly, Dean steps in to save him but also ends up turning into an old man, leaving Sam holding the only hopes for their survival. Written by matt-282

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Hal Ozsan, who plays Patrick, is a Cyprus Turk raised in England. The chips that Patrick use have the Cyprus Turkish banner on them. See more »

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At about 21 minutes in when Sam pushes Bobby in his wheelchair, a Canada Post truck can be seen driving through the street in the background. See more »

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Older Dean Winchester: What the hell were you thinking? He's a witch! He's been playing poker since guys wore tights!
Bobby Singer: You just don't get it.
Older Dean Winchester: Yeah, I get it, Bobby. You saw a chance to turn the hands of the clock back and get out of that damn chair. Pretty tempting. I can imagine...
Bobby Singer: No, you can't!
Older Dean Winchester: You got me. I've never been paralyzed. But I'll tell you something... I've been to Hell, and there's an archangel there wanting me to drop the soap.
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Older Dean Winchester: Look at me! My junk's rustier than yours! You hear me ...
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Funny Parody to Benjamin Button
29 January 2012 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Sam and Dean investigate the mysterious case of a young man that dies of old age and sooner they find an opposite case of a missing old man that has become younger. They find that a 900 year-old witch named Patrick is the responsible, gambling life years in poker games. However, Bobby arrives first and bets twenty-five years of his life expecting to get rid off his wheelchair. He loses and gets older and older, forcing Dean to bet fifty years of his life to save his friend. Dean saves Bobby but ages becoming a very old man. Now Sam is the only hope to save his brother.

"The Curious Case of Dean Winchester" is a funny parody of Benjamin Button with a different villain. However the conclusion is unsatisfactory since the witch keeps his power in the end. Therefore, there was no reason for Dean, Sam and Bobby face the powerful witch and leave him playing poker games with the greedy gamblers. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "The Curious Case of Dean Winchester"


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