Kevin has found out that in order to close the gates of Hell, the person needs to accomplish three tasks. The first, is to kill a Hellhound.



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Episode cast overview:
Alice Cassity
Noah Cassity (as Francis Xavier McCarthy)
Cindy Cassity
Carl Granville
Margot Cassity


Dean shows a surprising homely side now he finally has his own room. The brothers must leave their cozy HQ however when Kevin deciphers part of the tablet: one of the can close the gates of hell forever by passing three trials. The first is killing a hell-hound, so Sam works out an improbable oil strike in the Cassity ranch must be achieved by deal with a crossroad demon, so the brothers get hired as cowboys. But it wasn't struck by the in-law they assumed, nor by any of the Cassitys. Dean is tempted by foxy stable hand Ellie. Sam works out why Dean finds it so hard to let his try the triple trial. Written by KGF Vissers

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13 February 2013 (USA)  »

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When Kevin asks where they'll find a hell hound, Dean says, "Well, hell hounds like to collect on cross-road's deals, so all we gotta do is track down some loser who signed over his special sauce 10 years ago and and get between him and Clifford the big dead dog." He is referring to the children book series, "Clifford the Big Red Dog." See more »


While Dean is telling Sam he has to stay and survive, the bag with the goofer dust in it changes positions on the floor. See more »


Dean Winchester: I haven't had my own room... ever. I'm making this awesome. I've got my kickass vinyl. I've got this killer mattress. Memory foam - it remembers me. There's no funky smell. There's no creepy motel stains.
[Sam drops a gum wrapper on the floor]
Dean Winchester: Really?
Sam Winchester: Sorry.
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References Law & Order (1990) See more »


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Bringing a good plot arc for this season...
15 February 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This episode had some great elements to it and sets up a new storyline that looks great so far. Sam and Dean get a call from Kevin who has found a way to seal the gates of hell. It appears one of the boys must go through 3 trails for God. Im liking the direction this season is now going. I was put off by the first few episodes and found them rather weak. All the bits with Kevin, Sam and Amelia and even Crowley were just dragging the season down. Although I enjoyed Southern Comfort and Hunter Heroici. The only real interesting aspect was the Benny storyline, had a hint of mystery and darkness to it. I didn't like the tension between Sam and Dean as I find the episodes are strongest when their chemistry is at its best. Overall this episode had a good old supernatural feel to it with a real interesting development into the seasons plot so far. Lets hope it stays like this for the rest of the season...

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