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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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The aliases Sam and Dean use are Eddie and Alex. Eddie and Alex are the two brothers in the band Van Halen (Eddie Van Halen and Alex Van Halen, for whom the band is named). Yet another Supernatural tribute to classic rock bands. See more »

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[Nurse Foreman walks into the Morgue Room to see Dean and Sam standing in the middle of the room]
Nurse Foreman: What are you boys doing in here?
[Sam looks awkwardly at Dean and Dean looks back at Sam. Sam laughs nervously. Nurse Foreman waits for an answer]
Dean Winchester: [with a goofy look on his face, pulls down his pants, raises his arms in the air, and wiggles his body yelling out] *Pudding*!
Nurse Foreman: [slightly shocked] All right. Come on you two.
Dean Winchester: [pulls up his pants and turns around to whisper to Sam] Crazy works.
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22 January 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

So this episode of Supernatural involves the boys helping out an old friend in an insane asylum (taking a break from the hunting down Lucifer/finding God story line), where, after starting their hunt, they start questioning their own sanity and are forced to confront other deep seated issues.

I was disappointed with this episode. After the long break, I was hoping for a good way to jump back into the season. I found the story line to be ill conceived, and not well thought out. It was all over the place. The script was barely believable at best. There were a few weak attempts at humour, and even fewer and much weaker attempts at soul searching moments, in an episode which had great potential for the latter. Come on, an asylum chock full of psychiatrists? Even though I have a tendency to squirm during the "mushy" stuff, I was hoping for some proper insight into the fascinating characters of the Winchesters.

A last frustration: they never develop the story line of the mysterious "friend of Dad's who needs help and we owe him". Really? It's an "I wonder: what exactly *did* happen in Albuquerque?" kind of moment? I found that quite contrived.

However, this is just a bump in the fantastic road I'm sure Supernatural will lead us down soon enough.


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