Supernatural (2005–2020)
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Survival of the Fittest 

Sam and Dean make a plan to storm Dick's company building and kill him once and for all, with help from Castiel and Meg. Providing Bobby doesn't get to Dick first.


Robert Singer


Eric Kripke (created by), Sera Gamble




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jared Padalecki ... Sam Winchester
Jensen Ackles ... Dean Winchester
Misha Collins ... Castiel
Jim Beaver ... Bobby Singer
Mark Sheppard ... Crowley (as Mark A. Sheppard)
Rachel Miner ... Meg Masters
James Patrick Stuart ... Dick Roman
Osric Chau ... Kevin Tran
Larissa Gomes ... Bobby Singer / Louise
Robert Lawrenson ... Royce / Leviathan
Olivia Cheng ... Susan / Leviathan
Brendan Penny ... Demon
Niki Wipf ... Polly
Brad Robertson Brad Robertson ... Demon
James Kot ... Leviathan


Dick Roman summons Crowley and makes a deal with the demon, asking him to give blood from a common demon to the Winchester brothers instead of his own. Meanwhile Dean and Sam get the bone of a nun and they just need Crowleys blood to prepare the weapon to vanquish Dick Roman. Dean and Sam also burn Bobby's flask so his ghost can rest in peace. EWen Crowley arrives, he tells his agreement with Dick to Dean and Sam and gives sample of his blood. Is Crowley betraying Dick Roman or the Winchester brothers? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Did You Know?


The return of Baby, Dean 1967 Impala after being absent for sixteen episodes in a row. Except in a small flashback scene that took place four years earlier in Supernatural: Repo Man (2012). See more »


While "Get Your Motor Running" is playing in the background, and the Impala is driving toward SucroCorp to begin the raid, two people can be seen riding in the car. However, after the Impala crashes into the company sign, only Meg emerges. See more »


Dick Roman: Did you really think you could trump *me*?
Dean Winchester: Honestly? No.
[Cas grabs Dick from behind, Dean stabs the bone in Dick's throat]
Dean Winchester: Figured we'd have to catch you off guard.
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References Family Guy (1999) See more »


End Credits Theme
Composed by Jay Gruska
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User Reviews

They could have been bolder
7 May 2020 | by CubsandCultureSee all my reviews

The overall finale of the season is engaging. Dean and Cas making peace is touching. The car porn with the Impala returning is exciting. Even the central game of whether Crowley is going to betray them is fun. But the show never fully embraces the leviathans as stand in for corporations. The critique of capital is too muted and they should have gone further with the material.

The season overall is much stronger than season 6. It has a clearer storyline and a stronger sense of where it was going. The season has a few throwbacks to earlier years and they don't get bogged down in the Leviathans all that much. This is a solid season. I don't know if Gamble continued to be the show runner where it would have ended up but her two years are better than the first season and there was a mark improvement between seasons 6 and 7. The show had a more interpersonal vibe with Gamble. Whether it was Lisa-Ben or Bobby-as-spirit there was a stress on the personal over the mythical that I rather liked.

Average episode score: 8.0869

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18 May 2012 (USA) See more »

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