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Stranger in a Strange Land 

Sam enlists everyone's help in trying to track down Dean, who can literally be anywhere. Meanwhile, Castiel may be in over his head after meeting up with an unreliable source. After being ... See full summary »


Thomas J. Wright


Eric Kripke (created by), Andrew Dabb




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jared Padalecki ... Sam Winchester
Jensen Ackles ... Dean Winchester / Michael
Misha Collins ... Castiel
Alexander Calvert ... Jack
Jim Beaver ... Bobby Singer
Samantha Smith ... Mary Winchester
Danneel Ackles ... Anael
Katherine Evans ... Maggie
Dean Armstrong ... Kip
Mark Pellegrino ... Nick
Shafin Karim ... Jamil Hamed
Rhett Spencer Rhett Spencer ... Vampire
Michael Worthman ... Refugee Armourer
Wolsey Brooks ... Wounded Refugee Hunter
Barry W. Levy ... Hunter (as Barry Levy)


Sam enlists everyone's help in trying to track down Dean, who can literally be anywhere. Meanwhile, Castiel may be in over his head after meeting up with an unreliable source. After being drained of his grace, Jack is adjusting to life as a human, learning new skills and figuring out how he fits in to this world of hunters.

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"Stranger in a strange land" is a phrase from the King James Bible (Exodus 2:22): "And she bore him a son, and he called his name Gershom: for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land." (Also translated as, "a sojourner/traveler/alien in a foreign land." See more »


Kip says that he has walked the earth for 600 years and had rode with Genghis Khan. Genghis Khan died in 1227, 800 years ago. Either he had actually rode with Khan and then becoming a demon he had walked the earth for 600 years or the writers got their dates wrong for the demon to have ridden with Khan. See more »


Bobby Singer: Life's a little different when you can't just zap people around, huh?
Jack: A lot different. Yeah.
Bobby Singer: You'll get used to it. Truth be told, this stuff didn't come all that easy for me, either. Had my ass handed to me more times than I can count.
Jack: But you kept fighting?
Bobby Singer: You got to. As a wise man once said, "It ain't how hard ya hit. It's how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward."
Jack: Was that Gandhi?
Bobby Singer: Probably. Yeah, somethin' like that.
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Shot Down In Flames
Written by Bon Scott, Angus Young and Malcolm Young
Performed by AC/DC
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If you can't do it right (anymore), call it quits.
13 October 2018 | by dinoplahutnikSee all my reviews

I have been watching the show from episode one. You can say that most of my adulthood I spent with Sam and Dean, "the boys". And I liked it, I liked it a lot. But for several seasons now the show got worse, and at times it was so bad that I could not believe I am watching the same show.

The comments are of general nature, but they fully apply to this episode too: there is no consistency, no logic, writing is lazy and cheap tricks are being used to advance "the plot". Action scenes are bad, acting is mediocre at best, dialogues are so forgetable. Further to the question repeated in the episode...what do I want? I want the show to get better really fast and really soon. Or it is going to be (sadly) adios, amigo.

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11 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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