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Supernatural: Blood Brother

When Benny gets injured hunting down his Maker, he calls on Dean for help. Dean abruptly leaves Sam in the lurch, saying he has personal business. While he waits, Sam remembers how he and Amelia bonded.


Episode Info


Episode number: 8x5
Production Number: 3X7805
Airdate: Wednesday October 31st, 2012

Director: Guy Norman Bee
Writer: Ben Edlund

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CHCH) Nov 04, 2012
AU (Eleven) Nov 12, 2012
UK (sky LIVING) Jul 17, 2013

  • Currently 8.9/10
8.9/10 (9 Votes cast)

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Special Guest Stars
Misha CollinsMisha Collins
As Castiel
Recurring

Guest Stars
Ty OlssonTy Olsson
As Benny
Recurring
Liane BalabanLiane Balaban
As Amelia Richardson
Recurring
Athena KarkanisAthena Karkanis
As Andrea Kormos
Patrick StaffordPatrick Stafford
As The Maker

Co-Guest Stars
Mike Carpenter (1)Mike Carpenter (1)
As Vampire
Recurring
Clayton ChittyClayton Chitty
As Quentin
Luc RoderiqueLuc Roderique
As Sorento
Main Cast
Jared PadaleckiJared Padalecki
As Sam Winchester
Jensen AcklesJensen Ackles
As Dean Winchester

Recap

In Eagle Harbor, Washington, a man, Quentin, walks down an alleyway. Benny approaches him and Quentin is surprised to realize that he's alive. The vampire reminds Quentin that he held down his legs while the old man ordered his people to saw off Benny's head. Benny demands to know where the old man is and when Quentin refuses, Benny takes out a large knife. Two of Quentin's fellow vampires come out and Quentin says that the Old Man is going to want to see Benny for himself. Benny tells him if they kill him then he knows who he'll see when he goes where he's going. He then decapitates Quentin and turns to the other two vampires...

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Episode Quotes
Sam: Kid's like Rain Man.
Dean: He's like a crappy little credit-card-counting criminal prodigy Rain Man.
Sam: Well, he was in Advanced Placement.
Dean: Shut up.

Castiel: It does present a curious curl in the metaphysics, doesn't it? If you murder a monster in monster heaven, where does it go?
Benny: And this is the crazy aunt I want to take on the road?
Castiel: I am not your aunt.
Benny: What? Really?
Castiel: I have no possible relationship to your sibling offspring.
Benny: Now you're kidding me.
Dean: Oh, you two are killing me.

Dean: Vampire pirates? That's what you guys are. Vampirates.

Dean: What the hell do you know about the value of life? You're a vampire.
Benny: Yep. And I think we both know which of our kinds killed more humans.
Castiel: Well, statistically speaking, that'd be your...
Dean: Yes, thank you, Cass.

Sam: So, you think I'm creepy?
Amelia Richardson: I think it's creepy that you buy all of your clothing at army surplus. White supremacists do that.
Sam: Yeah, but I'm not.
Amelia Richardson: Drifting serial killers do that.
Sam: Fair enough.

The Maker: You're right. I've been here so, so long, Benny, seen all the outcomes, all the patterns a trillion times. It all means so little. This universe is a pyramid of despair, nothing else.
Benny: A little dark.
The Maker: I am evil, after all. At least I've had that much to keep me cold at night.



Cultural References
Sam: Kid's like Rain Man.

Rain Man is a 1988 movie with Tom Cruise as a car dealer and con man who discovers he has a brother, Dustin Hoffman, who is a savant.

Sam: You are a wascally wabbit, Mr. Tran.

"Wascally wabbit" is how the perpetually lisping Elmer Fudd refers to Bugs Bunny, a "rascally rabbit."



Other Episode Crew

CreatorEric Kripke
Executive ProducerAdam Glass  |  Jeremy Carver  |  Philip Sgriccia  |  Robert Singer (1)  |  McG
Co-Executive ProducerJim Michaels (1)  |  Peter Johnson
Supervising ProducerAndrew Dabb  |  Daniel Loflin
ProducerTodd Philip Aronauer
Co-ProducerSerge LaDouceur  |  Craig Matheson  |  Robbie Thompson  |  Jerry Wanek
Consulting ProducerEugenie Ross-Leming  |  Brad Buckner  |  Ben Edlund
Production DesignerJohn Marcynuk
EditorNicole Baer
CastingEric Dawson  |  Carol Kritzer  |  Alex Newman  |  Robert J. Ulrich  |  Coreen Mayrs  |  Heike Brandstatter
First Assistant DirectorKevin Parks
Second Assistant DirectorDebra Herst (1)
MusicChristopher Lennertz
Music EditorDino A. Moriana
Music SupervisorAlexandra Patsavas
Costume DesignerKerry Weinrauch
Set DecoratorGeorge Neuman
Location ManagerRuss Hamilton (2)
Property MasterChristopher Cooper
Post Production SupervisorShawn Wagoner
Supervising Sound EditorMichael E. Lawshe
Re-Recording MixerTodd Orr  |  Dennis Kirk
Director of PhotographySerge LaDouceur
Stunt CoordinatorLou Bollo
Production ManagementCraig Matheson
Sound MixerDonald Painchaud
Visual Effects SupervisorMark Meloche
Visual Effects ProducerGrant Lindsay
Key HairstylistJeannie Chow
Special Effects SupervisorRandy Shymkiw
Original CastingPatrick Rush
Best Boy ElectricJesse Deacon
Key MakeupZabrina Matiru
 
Warning: Supernatural season 8 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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