Supernatural: Season 5, Episode 11

Sam, Interrupted (21 Jan. 2010)

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When a former hunter calls Sam and Dean for help from inside a mental institution, the brothers get themselves admitted as patients to check out his claims of supernatural phenomena. When ... See full summary »

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When a former hunter calls Sam and Dean for help from inside a mental institution, the brothers get themselves admitted as patients to check out his claims of supernatural phenomena. When their incarceration pushes them both to the breaking point their personal issues send them over the edge. Written by Anonymous

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In the first draft of the script, the infamous "Pudding!" line and pants dropping act was done by Sam. They eventually changed it to Dean because they felt it fit his character better. See more »

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[Sam and Dean are posing as brothers Alex and Edward Van Halen]
Dr. Aaron Fuller: You were referred to me by a Dr. Babar in Chicago.
Dean Winchester: That's right.
Dr. Aaron Fuller: Isn't there a... children's book about an elephant named Babar?
Dean Winchester: I don't know. I don't have any elephant books. Look, Doctor, I-I think the doc was in over his head on this one 'cause my brother's, uh...
Dean Winchester: [pauses, then spins his finger around his ear and makes the "cuckoo" whistle]
Dr. Aaron Fuller: Okay, fine. Thank you, That- that's really not necessary.
Dr. Aaron Fuller: [to Sam] Why don't *you* tell me ...
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There Is no Such Things as Monsters
22 February 2012 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Dean and Sam go to a psychiatric hospital in Oklahoma attending the request of a former hunter and they admitted as patients. They find that several patients have committed suicide and the responsible, Dr. Fuller, believes that all of them have come to the edge in their insanities.

Sooner the Winchester brothers discover that a Wraith that is vulnerable to silver is the responsible for the deaths and the only way to identify the monster is through the mirror that reflects the real appearance. However, Dean and Sam are attacked by the inner demons and they feel incapable to fight against the evil Wraith.

"Sam, Interrupted" is another episode out of the context of the Fifth Season, but I liked it a lot. The situation of Dean and Sam facing their own demons is interesting for those that follow the series. The conclusion with Dean and Sam fleeing the hospital without any consequences is weird. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Sam, Interrompido" ("Sam, Interrupted")


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