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The Curious Case of Dean Winchester 

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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Patrick
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Lia
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Cliff Whitlow
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Dr. Aldrich
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Xavier
Monica Mustelier ...
Xavier's Wife
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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: [to Sam] Dude, I think that he-witch gave you the clap.
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References Ironside (1967) See more »

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I never thought it would happen...
30 October 2009 | by (Hungary) – See all my reviews

...but for the first time in 89 episodes Supernatural has let me down. I've just finished watching 'The Curious Case' and I found both the story line and the directing faulty. It had nothing of either the quirk or the drama that, by now, I am used to expect from Supernatural. It was like, given the fact that the idea behind the episode was so good, they were trying too hard to make it funny and did not succeed, being left, at times, with scenes out of place(the jumping in front of the cars, the spell cast on Sam, the digging of the body-why were they digging a body, anyhow?!). Also, even for the scenes that might have made sense, it was like jumping from one to the next without any real connectors. All in all, I was left with the impression that Jensen Ackles might have told the script writers that he needs to take a personal day and they had to woop up, at a moment's notice, a teleplay for an episode without him, and they just didn't have time to polish it. One thing I am sure of: if I can watch the previous episodes time and again, this is the one exception that will remain at one viewing only.


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