Supernatural: Season 8, Episode 9

Citizen Fang (5 Dec. 2012)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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Benny seems to be attacking innocent people and only Dean believes he's innocent.



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Sam asks a hunter named Martin to keep an eye on Benny without telling Dean. However, when Martin tells Sam there was a vampire kill and he thinks Benny is responsible, Dean defends his friend. When Martin decides to take things into his own hands, things get messy and Dean is forced to make a very hard decision. Written by Rahul Semwal

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Kathleen Munroe, who plays Elizabeth, also played Katie's mom in season 3 episode "The Kids Are Alright". See more »


In this episode Sam tells Amelia he is leaving, but in a later episode he sneaks out in the middle of the night. See more »


Martin Creaser: [to Benny, holding a knife against Elizabeth's throat] Lay down your arms, you unholy thing!
Benny: [Softly, holding his arms open to show his hands are empty] You got me here now. Why don't you just let her go and walk away?
Martin Creaser: I don't think so.
Benny: You realize I'm not asking.
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References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »


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It is getting Back in track.
7 December 2012 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Supernatural faced a very rough patch in the past two seasons. Season Six and Seven where pretty much off the track. This is generally the case when a show drags after finishing its main story. I was quite disappointed for the last two seasons and it seemed that the show lost its tone but kept on dragging just because it had to. This season things are different mostly because the plot is not been unfolded at the beginning. Who is Benny? What is his motives? Who is Amelia? will he be a part of the storyline? What will Cass do ? all these questions kept clouding this season and till now they are pulling it up well. This episode mainly catches up with the time that was spent in the year in between when dean was in purgatory and Sam was well... We see the two characters being back Benny as well as Amelia. Dead bodies are found in Louisiana where Benny is now settled with his life working in a café. Bodies started showing up and the Dean and Sam are the hunters who take the case. Dean though trusting Benny is now faced with a tough choice. What I liked most about the episode was its tone it feels like watching Season 4 or 5. The dark tone is what went missing the entire time. Also Sam and Dean it seems has their relationship strained more thane ever. And finally the episode ends leaving a lot of questions in your mind? All this makes this episode one hell of a ride. Classic Supernatural fans would be happy that they finally get to see what they have been wanting to.

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