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Supernatural: Abandon All Hope...

Lucifer prepares to summon a Horseman of the Apocalypse and Sam, Dean, Jo, Ellen, and Castiel try to stop him. However, they are soon divided and under siege by Meg, and time is running out for humanity.

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x10
Production Number: 3X5210
Airdate: Thursday November 19th, 2009

Director: Philip Sgriccia
Writer: Ben Edlund

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Apr 07, 2010

  • Currently 9.5/10
9.5/10 (39 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Jim Beaver
As Bobby Singer
Samantha Ferris
As Ellen Harvelle
Alona Tal
As Jo
Mark Pellegrino
As Lucifer
Rachel Miner
As Meg
Mark Sheppard
As Crowley (as Mark A. Sheppard)

Co-Guest Stars
Darryl Scheelar
As Crowley's Demon
L. Harvey Gold
As Pendleton
Dawn Chubai
As Newscaster
Main Cast
Jared Padalecki
As Sam Winchester
Jensen Ackles
As Dean Winchester
Misha Collins
As Castiel


A bank manager, Pendleton, buries a box at a crossroads of several highways. The demon Crowley appears to him and Pendleton comments that he was previously negotiating with a young woman. Crowley insists that Pendleton is an important client and then offers the traditional kiss to seal the deal. When Pendleton balks, Crowley tells him he'll have to set aside his homophobia if he wants to bail out his bank. The manager reluctantly agree. Meanwhile, Castiel watches them from hiding. When Crowley teleports away, Castiel follows him but discovers the demon's home is warded with Enochian runes preventing angelic entrance. Castiel calls Sam and Dean, who say they'll handle it...

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 2.7 million

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The Main IngredientEverybody Plays the FoolCrowley watches Nazi footage
Tito PuenteOye Como Vaat bobby's house

Episode Quotes
Dean: Uh, excuse me for asking, but aren't you kind of signing your own death warrant? I mean, what happens to you if we go up against the Devil and lose?
Crowley: Number one, he's gonna wipe us all out anyway. Two, after you leave here, I go on an extended vacation to all points nowhere. And three, how about you don't miss?! Okay?! Morons!

Dean: Okay, and why exactly would you want the Devil dead?
Crowley: It's called survival. But I forgot you two are at best functioning morons.
Dean: You're a functioning... morons... moron.

Lucifer: Castiel, right? Castiel. I'm told you came here in an automobile.
Castiel: Yes.
Lucifer: What was that like?
Castiel: Um, slow. Confining.
Lucifer: What a peculiar thing you are.

Sam: Okay, last words?
Dean: I think I'm good.
Sam: Yeah, me too.
Dean: Here goes nothing.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorEric Kripke
Executive ProducerMcG  |  Eric Kripke  |  Robert Singer (1)  |  Sera Gamble  |  Ben Edlund  |  Philip Sgriccia
Co-Executive ProducerPeter Johnson
ProducerTodd Philip Aronauer  |  Jim Michaels
Co-ProducerJeremy Carver  |  Serge LaDouceur  |  Jerry Wanek
Associate ProducerKristin Cronin
Production DesignerJohn Marcynuk
EditorAnthony Pinker
CastingRobert J. Ulrich  |  Carol Kritzer  |  Eric Dawson  |  Heike Brandstatter  |  Coreen Mayrs
First Assistant DirectorJohn MacCarthy
Second Assistant DirectorAdrian Diepold
MusicJay Gruska
Music SupervisorAlexandra Patsavas
Costume DesignerDiane Widas
Set DecoratorGeorge Neuman
Property MasterChristopher Cooper
Production CoordinatorJudith Swan
Re-Recording MixerBill Jackson (1)  |  Dennis Kirk
Director of PhotographySerge LaDouceur
Story EditorAndrew Dabb  |  Daniel Loflin
Stunt CoordinatorLou Bollo
Production ManagementCraig Matheson
Sound MixerDonald Painchaud
Executive Story EditorJulie Siege
Key Makeup ArtistSarah Graham
Visual Effects SupervisorIvan Hayden
Visual Effects ProducerGrant Lindsay
Key HairstylistJeannie Chow
Special Effects SupervisorRandy Shymkiw
Original CastingPatrick Rush
"B" Camera OperatorBrian Rose (1)
Warning: Supernatural season 5 episode 10 guide may contain spoilers
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