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Supernatural: Taxi Driver

Kevin discovers that Crowley has found a way to make mental contact with him, and calls the Winchesters. When they arrive, Kevin tells them that he's found out the second trial. To succeed, Sam must travel to Hell, rescue an innocent soul, and bring it to Heaven. With the help of a Reaper, Sam gets to Hell and discovers that he must rescue an old friend. Meanwhile, Dean must turn to another old friend to rescue Sam when his escape route is cut off.


Episode Info


Episode number: 8x19
Production Number: 3X7819
Airdate: Wednesday April 03rd, 2013


Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Apr 15, 2013
UK (sky LIVING) Sep 04, 2013

  • Currently 9/10
9/10 (8 Votes cast)

Trailer


 
Flash
Special Guest Stars
Jim BeaverJim Beaver
As Bobby Singer (Special Appearance by)
Recurring

Guest Stars
Mark SheppardMark Sheppard
As Crowley (as Mark A. Sheppard)
Recurring
Osric ChauOsric Chau
As Kevin Tran
Recurring
Ty OlssonTy Olsson
As Benny
Recurring
Amanda TappingAmanda Tapping
As Naomi
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Doron BellDoron Bell
As Crossroads Demon
Elizabeth WeinsteinElizabeth Weinstein
As Crowley's Assistant
James R. BaylisJames R. Baylis
As Guardian Demon
Max TeichmanMax Teichman
As Man in Hell
Ellen MacNevinEllen MacNevin
As Praying Woman
Jennifer HuvaJennifer Huva
As Woman in Hell
Emile BertrandEmile Bertrand
As Homeless Man / Demon
Gregory TavenGregory Taven
As Vampire
Main Cast
Jared PadaleckiJared Padalecki
As Sam Winchester
Jensen AcklesJensen Ackles
As Dean Winchester

Recap

Kevin is sleeping when he hears Crowley talking to him. Crowley says that he knows Kevin is working with the Winchesters and advises him to give up. Kevin looks around but Crowley is nowhere to be seen on the boat, and Crowley says that he's in his head. The demon warns Kevin that he lost a finger the last time the crossed paths, and Kevin hallucinates every bone in his body breaking...

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Episode Quotes
Dean: Like I told you before, this isn't going to end. Look, man, other guys, they got it easy, you know? It's all backyard barbecues and... bowling teams. But you and me? We got to carry a little extra weight.
Kevin Tran: I can't take it.
Dean: Yes, you can. Hey, look at me. Now, this whole thing sucks. I know. But you suck it up and you push through because that's what we do. And when you get on board with that, the ride is a lot smoother. French fry?

Crowley: As you may recall, patience isn't one of my virtues. Well, I don't have any virtues, but if I did, I'm certain that patience wouldn't be one.

Dean: So, uh... Bobby--how... how'd he hold up down there?
Sam: He's good, all things considered. Ornery as hell, of course.
Dean: As he should be.

Crowley: What you people never seem to understand is that you are nothing! Fleeting blips of light. I am forever.



Cultural References
Title: Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver is a 1976 movie about a retired Marine who becomes a taxi driver, and turns vigilante to protect a child prostitute.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorEric Kripke
Executive ProducerMcG  |  Robert Singer (1)  |  Philip Sgriccia  |  Adam Glass  |  Jeremy Carver
Co-Executive ProducerPeter Johnson  |  Jim Michaels (1)
Supervising ProducerDaniel Loflin  |  Andrew Dabb
ProducerTodd Philip Aronauer
Co-ProducerJerry Wanek  |  Craig Matheson  |  Rob Thompson (7)  |  Serge LaDouceur
Consulting ProducerBrad Buckner  |  Ben Edlund  |  Eugenie Ross-Leming
Production DesignerJohn Marcynuk
EditorDonald Koch
CastingRobert J. Ulrich  |  Eric Dawson  |  Alex Newman  |  Carol Kritzer  |  Heike Brandstatter  |  Coreen Mayrs
First Assistant DirectorKevin Parks
Second Assistant DirectorDebra Herst (1)
MusicChristopher Lennertz
Music EditorDino Moriana
Music SupervisorAlexandra Patsavas
Costume DesignerKerry Weinrauch
Set DecoratorGeorge Neuman
Property MasterChristopher Cooper
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
Production AccountantAngela Will
Visual Effects ProducerGrant Lindsay
Key HairstylistJeannie Chow
Special Effects SupervisorRandy Shymkiw
Original CastingPatrick Rush
Executive AssistantCecily Schaefer
"B" Camera OperatorBrian Rose (1)
Key MakeupZabrina Matiru
 
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