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"Supernatural" Hammer of the Gods (TV Episode 2010) Poster

(TV Series)

(2010)

Trivia

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The Elysian Fields are the part of the Greek mythological Underworld where the souls of the heroic and the virtuous go.
Gabriel tells Dean he is "blowing Jonestown" a reference to the notorious mass suicide led by the leader of the cult, Jim Jones. There were 909 killed with all but two deaths caused by cyanide poisoning. On tapes recorded prior to the event Jones and other members referred to this suicide as "revolutionary suicide". In Hammer of the Gods the location is in Indiana, and Indianapolis Indiana is where The Peoples Temple cult was formed. In 1977 members of The Temple moved to Guyana where Jonestown was erected in an effort to escape the building pressure and allegations from various sources. Many of the members of The Peoples Temple believed that the promise from Jones that Guyana would be a utopia, or paradise. This corresponds with what is happening between the angels, devil, and the gods.
The license on Pestilence's car reads SIKN TRD (Sick and Tired).
The Spearmint Rhino that Gabriel mentions to Lucifer is a gentlemen's club.
While addressing the gods, Dean says: "Alright you primitive screwheads, listen up!" This is a direct quote from the 1992 Sam Raimi film Army of Darkness, the third installment of the Evil Dead series.
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The title is taken from the Led Zeppelin song "Immigrant Song."
When the boys discover the hostages in the kitchen freezer, Dean makes the comment "Motel Hell." This is in reference to the 1980 campy slasher movie of the same name about cannibalistic motel owners.
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Dean saying "We're like Rockefellers" is a reference to the famous Rockefeller family of New York.
Jokes are the mainstay of the set, Jared and Jensen glued Denny Erickson to his chair, in turn Denny used Liquid Nails on the doors of Jared's Trailer, while Jensen watched lookout. Apparently as a stunt coordinator Denny was a little too serious in the rehearsals and Jared kept saying: "Why can't you be more chill, you know stick around with us, relax", and then came the jokes ...
When Gabriel says "I'm the Costner to your Houston" he is referring to the film Bodyguard starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.
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Pestilence is played by Matt Frewer who also starred in the 1994 mini series adaptation of the Stephen King novel The Stand, in which a battle between heaven and hell takes place after most of the earth's population has been wiped out by an extremely aggressive flu.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

Gabriel says to Lucifer, "Lucy, I'm home!" He is quoting from the 1950's TV classic "I Love Lucy."
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Body count: 13 (security guard, Mr. Logan, Mrs. Logan, hotel patron, Zao Shen, Mercury, 2 unnamed male gods, Odin, Ganesh, Baron Samedi, Baldur, and Gabriel)
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When Gabriel suggests to Kali that they take a trip to "Pandora", it's a reference to the 2009 James Cameron film "Avatar".
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