Supernatural: Season 8, Episode 3

Heartache (17 Oct. 2012)

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While trying to track down Kevin, Sam and Dean get sidetracked by a series of murders where the victims have gotten their hearts ripped out.



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Episode credited cast:
Randa Moreno
Eleanor Holmes
Brent Chapman ...
Paul Hayes
Officer Levitt
Paul Boyle ...
Arthur Swenson
Dr. Kashi
Sean MacLean ...
(as Sean Maclean)
Jimmy Tong
Jesse Franchuk
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Dean and Sam read on the news that someone or something had ripped the hearts out of two persons in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and they decide to stop seeking Kevin out for a while to investigate the bizarre murders. They learn that both suspects had been submitted to a transplant of organs, eye and kidney, and the donor was the same person, the football player Brick Holmes that died in a car crash. They head to Boulder, Colorado, posing as FBI agents and interview Brick's mother Eleanor Holmes that gives vague replies. The Winchester brother seeks out who else received Brick's organs and later they break into his house, where they find a hidden room with a secret. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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This episode guest stars Alan Ackles, Jensen Ackles' father. See more »


When Dean and Sam are in the room full of sporting memorabilia, Sam refers to a cricket bat as a "cricket mallet". In countries that play cricket professionally, it is referred to as a cricket bat. See more »


Dean Winchester: Wow. Guy goes to Purgatory for a year, all hell breaks loose. Check this out. Jogger in Minneapolis gets his heart ripped out.
Sam Winchester: I'm guessing literally.
Dean Winchester: Only way that interests me. And then, there's another article from six months ago. Same thing happens, also in Minneapolis. What's that tell us?
Sam Winchester: Stay out of Minneapolis.
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LOVE the show, but this episode had me yawning!
23 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

This weeks episode of Supernatural was super disappointing. In fact, I could wholeheartedly state without a doubt that this was the worst episode of Supernatural ever. I have never not enjoyed an episode until tonight. Which makes me sad. The acting seemed bad and the script was dry and the director seemed like he was directing an episode of Murder She Wrote... Last week's episode was exactly what I have come to expect from this incredible show!!! Edge of your seat excitement coupled with tons of actually funny jokes!!!

Please don't tell me, writers and producers, that you guys are getting burned out. Because I really, REALLY love this show, and I really REEEEALLY want to keep watching through many more seasons.

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