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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Bobby Singer: So, you wanna keep emoting or you wanna talk about this solving this little issue of yours? It's gotta be about the chips.
Older Dean Winchester: I slid 'em across, Patrick did his little witchy number, and you prettied up in a hurry.
Sam Winchester: What are you all thinking? Some kind of magic chips or something?
Bobby Singer: Definitely.
Sam Winchester: Remember what he chanted?
Bobby Singer: Yep, every word.
Sam Winchester: All right, then let's find out where he stashes his chips.
Older Dean Winchester: And steal me 50. Benjamin Button's me back into burger shape. What do you think?
Bobby Singer: I think you oughtta put ...
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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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