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2x01 In My Time Of Dying

Writer: Eric Kripke, Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming

  • Dean (to Sam): Give me some ghost whispering or something!
Ghost Whisperer: TV series starring Jennifer Love Hewitt. She talks to dead people.
  • Dean: Dude, I full on swayz'ed that mother
Ghost: Chick flick starring Demi Moore and a lump of wet clay and Patrick Swayze. The lump of wet clay is quite good.Swayze is dead and tries to communicate with his wife through medium Whoopi Goldberg.

2x02 Everybody Loves A Clown

Writer: John Shiban

  • Dean (to Sam): I know what you're thinking - why'd it have to be clowns?
Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark: A shout out to Indy's line Why'd it have to be snakes? Kripke, can Dean have a whip please?
  • Ash: I'll be on it like Divine on dog dookie
Pink Flamingo: Divine ate dog poo in this John Waters classic. Ah they just don't make movies like this anymore.

2x03 Bloodlust

Writer: Sera Gamble

  • Dean: Maybe we should, you know, look in her mouth. See if those wackos stuffed anything down her throat. You know, kinda like the moth in Silence of the Lambs.
and Dean: Put the lotion in the basket. and Ellen (to Sam): And Hannibal Lecter is a good psychiatrist Silence of the Lambs: 1991 movie based on the novel by Thomas Harris. Creepy and quotable in equal parts.
  • Dean (describing behaviour of who they're looking for): Sleep all day; party all night
Lost Boys: 1992 movie featuring teen slacker vamps pre-Buffy and Keifer Sutherland before he started saving the world 24 hours at a time.

2x04 Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things

Writer: Raelle Tucker

  • Dean (on walking in while Sam is watching porn): Awkward.
Casa Erotica Four: Despite extensive research i couldn't find this movie. However it comes from the genre of Latina lesbian porn.
  • Dean: Haven't you seen Pet Semetary?
Pet Semetary: A Stephen King classic proving both pets and people should stay dead. Followed by a movie that again failed to be anywhere near as creepy as the book.
  • Sam: You've been watching too many Romero flicks.
Night of the Living Dead (followed by sequels and remakes and remakes of sequels): The quintessential zombie movies. The original Night of the Living Dead opened in 1968. Under all the brain eating, there was a pointed critique on 60s America.
  • Dean: Maybe he's out renting Beaches.
Beaches: 1988 chick flick starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey. And yeah maybe I bawled when i saw it but if you tell anyone I'll have to kill you.
  • Dean (reading Angela's journal): It's got unrequited Ducky love written all over it.
Pretty in Pink: 1986 brat pack, teen chick flick with big hair.

2x05Simon Said

Writer: Ben Edlund

  • Dean: He full on Obi Wan-ed me
  • Andy: These are not the droids you're looking for.
Also Andy's barbarian Queen on polar van has the number plate RU OBI 1 Star Wars Episode IV: A new hope: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away there was a really grouse movie. Six movies later - not so much.

2x06No Exit

Writer: Matt Witten

  • Dean: A young girl been kidnapped by an evil cult?
    Sam: Girl gotta name?
    Dean: Katie Holmes
    Sam: That’s funny! But for you - so bitchy
Katie Homes: She was Joey in Dawson's Creek (in which Jensen appeared in the final season) and then ended up in the Bizzaro Scientology World as she married Tom Cruise.
  • Dean: I think I know what we're dealing with here. It's the Stay Puft Marshmellow Man.
Ghostbusters: The Sumerian god Gozer manifests in as the fictional corporate mascot Stay Puft Marshmallow Man at the climax of Ghostbusters

2x07The Usual Suspects

Writer: Cathryn Humphris

  • Dean: My favorite kind. What do you think, Scully? You wanna check it out?
    Sam: I'm not Scully, you're Scully.
    Dean: No, I'm Mulder. You're a red-headed woman.
The X-Files: Mulder and Scully were one of the greatest examples of Unresolved Sexual Tension on TV. Well except until it wasn’t resolved anymore. So why exactly is Dean comparing him and Sam to Mulder and Scully??
  • Dean(referring to the repetition of the word DANASHULPS): I dunno, but it's everywhere. Well, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
The Shining: When Jack Nicholson’s character is going mad in the movie, he types out repeatedly “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”
  • Dean: I'm not joking, Ponch.
CHiPS: This is a shout out to Erik Estrada's character motocycle cop Officer Frank "Ponch" Poncherello of the California Highway Patrol on the 70s series CHiPS, probably the first Latino main character, and sex symbol, on TV since Ricky Ricardo in the 1950s.
  • Both Dean and Sam refer to their hapless laywer as Matlock
Matlock: Small town lawyer played by Andy Griffiths in the eponymous series.
-MCQUEEN The Great Escape: 1963 movie set in a prison camp in Word War 2, where the German’s put prisoners who have escaped from other camps. Star studded cast led by Steve McQueen, this escape makes Prison Break look like the teddy bear’s picnic.
  • Dean: You know, sometimes the spirits, they, they get things jumbled. You remember "REDRUM". Same concept. You know, it's, uh, maybe word fragments... other times, it's anagrams.
The Shining: The little boy writes the word Redrum on a mirror. REDRUM backwards is murder!
  • Dean: You know, Casper the bloodthirsty ghost?
Casper: Cartoon ghost, more schmoop than psycho.
  • Dean: Go to the first motel listed in the yellow pages. Look for Jim Rockford - it's how we find each other when we're separated.
The Rockford Files: 70s TV series about a private detective called Jim Rockford. He was the opposite of most 70s cop/PIs – not suave, lived in a trailer, didn’t always get the baddie, didn’t get into gunfights much and hung out with his dad (Rocky) all the time.

2x08Crossroad Blues

Writer: Sera Gamble

  • Dean: Great. So we've gotta clean up these peoples' mess for 'em? I mean, they're not exactly squeaky clean. Nobody put a gun to their head and forced 'em to play Let's Make A Deal.
Let's Make A Deal: TV game show that started in the 60s.
  • Dean: George Darrow. Apparently quite the regular at Lloyd's. Though this house probably ain't up next on MTV Cribs, is it?
MTV Cribs: Reality TV show that takes tours of celebrity mansions.
  • Dean: Wasn't for cash. Oh, who knows. Maybe this place is full of babes in Princess Leia bikinis.
Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi: While trying to rescue Han. Leia is captured by the corpulent Jabba the Hut. He keeps her as his slave girl (read sexy dancing *****) and dresses her in a fetching bikini ensemble, and keeps her on a chain.
  • Dean (to crossroads demon): You think you could throw in a set of steak knives?
Late night TV infomercials: Late at night ads become programs as washed up celebrities sell us things to flatten our abs, smooth out our wrinkles and slice vegetables into pretty shapes. To sweeten the deal as you sign up to pay $69.95 in ten easy instalments, sometimes they throw in some extra cutlery.


Writer: John Shiban

  • Dean: That was kind of creepy, right? A little too Stepford?
The Stepford Wives: A book by Ira Levin (who also wrote Rosemary’s Baby) made into a 1975 movie. At a time when feminism was starting to have real effects in women’s lives, in the town of Stepford, men are replacing their wives with perfectly behaving robots. While the orginal was quite chilling, the 2044 remake with Nicole Kidman was played for laughs.
  • Mark: My neighbour . . . Mr. Rogers, he…
    Dean: You've got a neighbor named Mr. Rogers?
    Mark: Not anymore. He came at me with a hatchet. I put him down. He's not the only one, I mean, it's happening to everyone.
Mr Rogers’ Neighborhood: Starting in 1962 and running for nearly forty years, Mister Roger’s Neighborhood, featured Mr Rogers talking directly to the audience about various issues, and doing all the other things that happen on kids TV. It also featured a puppet show set in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.
  • Dean: Man, I don't know, I feel like Chuck Heston in the Omega Man.
The Omega Man: 1971 Post apocalyptic movie in which Chuck Heston’s character is one of the few people not killed or infected by a plague which turns people into violent, light-sensitive albinos.
  • Dean: ...or we could go to Hollwyood and see if we can bang Lindsay Lohan.
Lindsay Lohan: Skanky ho with the sorta talents that end you up on the cover of tabloids. Note that Dean is suggesting both he and Sam bang her. Neither of them should touch her with a ten foot pole. Boys, keep those ten foot poles in your pants.


Writer: Raelle Tucker

  • Sam: These are .223 Caliber, subsonic rounds, the guy must've put a suppressor on the rifle.
    Ava: Dude, who are you?
    Sam: I ah...I just I...I just watch a lot of TJ Hooker.
T.J. Hooker: 1980s cop show starring the inimitable William Shatner. Sam may have also been watching for the blond hair talent of Heather Locklear.


Writer: Matt Witten

  • Dean: Old school haunted houses, you know? Fog and secret passageways, sissy British accents. Might even run into Fred and Daphne while we're inside. Mmm. Daphne. Love her.
Scooby Doo: A long running cartoon series about four friends and a dog called Scooby Doo who hunt down ghosts and the supernatural. Daphne was a sexy red-head.
  • Dean: You know, there's a really good hangover remedy, it's a greasy pork sandwich served up in a dirty ashtray.
Weird Science: This is a line from Chet in the 80’s movie John Hughes’ movie. Evidence Dean is a fan of his work, after his previous mention of Pretty in Pink in Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things.


Writer: Ben Edlund

  • Ronald: Chinese have been working on 'em for years. And the Russians before that. Part men, part machine; like the Terminator. But the kind that can change itself, make itself look like other people.
    Dean: Like the one from T2.
Terminator movies: A series of movies (the first two directed by James Cameron) about the threat to humanity of intelligent machines. In the first movie body builder and politician Arnold Schwzanegger is a cyborg known as Terminator sent to kill a future rebel leader. In the second movie, known as T2, the Terminator, played by Robert Patrick (of X-Files fame) is a T-1000 model which can assume the shape of objects or people it touches.
  • Magazine Cover: The magazine cover features a picture of a Cyberman, long-time enemy of the British television character Doctor Who.
  • Dean (to Sam): I don’t think he likes you Agent Johnson.
Agent Johnson was an upgraded agent of the Matrix in The Matrix Reloaded, the second installment of The Matrix series, written and directed by the Wachowski brothers.
  • FBI Badges
When Sam and Dean present their fake FBI badges for Ronald to inspect, Sam's badge reads "Han Solo," and Dean's reads "Jack Ryan." Han Solo is the character played by Harrison Ford in the Star Wars films, and Jack Ryan is a fictional CIA officer created by writer Tom Clancy. Harrison Ford also played Jack Ryan in Patriot Games (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994).

2x13Houses Of The Holy

Writer: Sera Gamble

  • Dean: But she seriously believes she was touched by an angel?
  • Dean: Yep. Roma Downey made him do it.
Touched By an Angel: A 1990s TV series starring Roma Downey as an angel helping people at difficult times in their life. And no she didn’t touch anyone in that way.
  • Dean: Look, I'll admit I'm a bit of a skeptic, but since when are you all Mr. 700 Club?
700 Club: News show on the Christian Broadcasting Network featuring women with big hair and the men with scary smiles.
  • Dean: Yeah. Yeah, we just need a few odds and ends, and that séance ritual in Dad's journal.
    Sam: Oh, a séance, great. Hope Whoopi's available.
Ghost: Whoopi Goldberg played the medium in this 1990 film. Because dead Patrick Swayze communicates with Demi Moore thur Whoopi, there is some nice lesbian sub-text which I am sure Dean enjoyed.
  • Sam: Dude, all right, I'll admit, we've gone pretty ghetto with spell work before, but this takes the cake! I mean - a Spongebob placemat instead of an altar cloth?
    Dean: We'll just put it Spongebob-side down
SpongeBob SquarePants: Stars in the eponymous cartoon series where he lives ina pineapple under the sea with his friend Patrick the Star Fish. Metallica released a T-shirt featuring cartoon versions of themselves playing live with SpongeBob and Patrick which would have given them street cred in Dean’s eyes.

2x14Born Under A Bad Sign

Writer: Cathryn Humphris

Dean: Hi, um, so sorry to bother you, but uh, my son snuck out of the house last night and, uh, went to a Justin Timberlake concert. (pause) What? Yeah. No, Justin is quite the triple threat. Uh, anyway, he's not back yet, and, and I'm just, I'm starting to worry. Justin Timberlake: renaissance man who is quite the triple threat e.g.sings, dances, acts. The phrase orignated in football where it refers to a player who excels at running, passing, and kicking.
No movie refs but we’ll forgive Cathryn because she gave us evil!Sam.

2x15Tall Tales

Writer: John Shiban

Dean: What? You mean between the angry spirit and uh... the sexed up ET? E.T.: Huge schmaltzy 1982 Spielberg movie featuring a stranded cute alien and an even cuter seven year old Drew Barrymore. The alien had a long finger that glowed.


Writer: Raelle Tucker

  • Dean: Follow the creepy brick road.
The Wizard of Oz: Dorothy and her friends follow a yellow brick road to reach the Wizard.
  • Dean: Sammy's always getting a little J. Love Hewitt when it comes to this.
The Ghost Whisperer: TV series starring Jennifer Love Hewitt as Melinda Gordon who is always having ghosts chat to her.
  • Dean: Well all right, Haley Joel.
Haley Joel Osment: Saw dead people in The Sixth Sense. Not seen much since.
  • Molly: So this is really what you guys do. You're like Ghostbusters.
Ghostbusters: 1984 comedy about dudes who catch supernatural entities.


Writer: Sera Gamble

Dean introduces he and Sam as detectives Dante and Landis. Joe Dante is the director of The Howling, John Landis directed American Werewolf in London- both werewolf horror films.
  • Dean: Like a really hot Incredible Hulk?
Incredible Hulk: In this comic, TV series and movie a mild mannered scientist gets really big (and green) when he’d angry.
  • Dean: I'd say Kurt's looking more and more like our Cujo.
Cujo: A Stephen King book and later movie about a rabid St Bernard called Cujo that drools a lot.
  • Sam: Wait, so Kendall married Ethan's father just to get back at him?
    Madison: Yep and now she's set to inherit all the casinos that were supposed to go to Ethan.
    Sam: What a *****.
All My Children: Soap Opera which has run since 1970 and covered most of the soap staples including the usual sexual shennigans, OMG you’re my mother/father/sister, OMG you’ve got <insert disease>, OMG x killed y, OMG you’re gay and OMG this is still on TV after 27 years!

2x18Hollywood Babylon

Writer: Ben Edlund

  • Dean: You know this is where they filmed Creepshow?
Creepshow: 1982 movie consisting of a series of short films. Directed by George Romero of zombie flick fame, and written by Stephen King, how could Dean not love it!
  • Tour Guide: To the right here is Stars Hollow, which is the setting for the television series Gilmore Girls.
Gilmore Girls: Notably neither of the boys own up to watching this sassy TV series which ran from 2000-07 in which Jared Padalecki starred as Dean Forester for 65 episodes
  • Dean: Tara Benchley? From feardotcom and Ghost Ship Tara Benchley? Dude why didn’t you say so?
Feardotcom: Horror movie where people die after logging onto a website. Many people who saw it died from boredom. and Ghost Ship: 2002 horror flick based on the real sinking of the SS Andrea Doria. Features Australian actor Alex Dimitriades which may be of interest to noone but me. Like feardotcom, did not star Tara Benchley.
  • Dean: Oh, like Poltergeist?
    Sam: It could be a poltergeist.
    Dean: No, no, no. Like the movie, Poltergeist. (pause)You know nothing of your cultural heritage, do you?
Poltergeist: 1982 movie about an evil spirit that lives in a TV…
  • Dean: Sam, check it out, it's Matt Damon.
    Sam: Yeah, pretty sure that's not Matt Damon.
    Dean: No, it is.
    Sam: Well Matt Damon just picked up a broom and started sweeping.
Matt Damon: Rose to fame in Good Will Hunting he wrote, and starred in with mate Ben Affleck. Since then he was developed a penchant for series with the Bourne and Oceans (11, 12, 13) movies.
  • Dean (to Tara Benchley): You I know it’s really uncool to say this but I’m a big fan. I loved you in Boogeyman
Tara (laughs): Yeah, what a terrible script. But thank you. Boogeyman: Written by Eric Kripke, this is a much underrated example of the horror genre. Okay, not so much. It’s not bad – but it’s no Supernatural. Also did not star Tara Benchley.
  • Dean (to Gerard St James): You were desert soldier number four in Metal Storm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn. I knew I recognised you. I am a huge fan. I mean – your turn as a tractor crash victim in Critters 3? Wow.
  • Dean: Hey I wanted to ask you – what was it like working with Richard Moll in Metal Storm? He was Herok king of the Cyclops people.
Metal Storm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn: Can’t say I’ve seen this 1983 sci-fi flick. Did anyone? Maybe Dean watched it for Kelly Preston? Trivia – Richard Moll has a role in The Christmas Cottage which Jared is starring in. Critters 3: The third in this series about furry snarky mean critters.
  • Dean: It's like Three Men and a Baby all over again.
Three Men and a Baby: American remake of a French comedy about three bachelors raising a baby. The urban legend associated with the film says that the ghost of a boy who killed himself during filming can be seen in one scene.
  • Dean: Come out to the coast, we'll get together, have a few laughs...
Die Hard: First in a series of action movies starring Bruce Willis as New York detective John McLane who has a crappy marriage and a lot of witty one liners. Die Hard 4 is due out in the summer of 2007.

2x19Folsom Prison Blues

Writer: John Shiban

  • Dean (mugging for the police photographer): I call this one my Blue Steel…Who looks better – me or Nick Nolte?”
Blue Steel was the name of a modeling pose belonging to the really really ridiculously handsome Derek Zoolander in the movie Zoolander. When, in 2002, Nick Nolte was arrested in for drunk driving, his mug shot showed him with wild hair and wearing an Hawaiian shirt.
  • Lucas: You talking to me? You talking to me?
    Dean: Okay, another guy who’s seen Taxi Driver one too many times.
Taxi Driver: “You talking to me” is a much quoted line from Robert De Niro’s character Travis Bickel in Taxi Driver – usually by people who have never seen this dark 1976 Scorsese movie.
  • Dean: I wish I had a baseball. You know, like Steve McQueen.
The Great Escape: 1963 WW2 prison camp escape movie with catchy theme music based on an actual escape from Stalag Luft III, where the Germen’s sent Allied POWs who had escaped from other camps. When sent to solitary Steve McQueen’s character Hilts bounces a baseball against the wall.
  • Dean: That’s the Sammy I know. You’re like Clint Eastwood from Escape from Alcatraz.
Escape from Alcatraz: Clint Eastwood stars as Frank Morris who escapes from Alcatraz prison. Based on real events, it portrayed something close to the real conditions in the prison.
  • Dean: It’s a good thing I’m like James Garner from The Great Escape.
In The Great Escape, James Garner’s character Hendley is the scrounger who ingeniously gets all the items needed for the escape.
  • Randall (to Sam): She did this Charles Bronson thing with a hypodermic.
Death Wish: A reference to the vigilante role of Charles Bronson who kills criminals after his family is attacked. You can probably tell from the title it’s not a romantic comedy.
  • Sam: Thought we screwed before?
    Dean: Hell yeah, I know. We gotta go deep this time.
    Sam: Deep, Dean? We should go to Yemen.
    Dean: Not sure I’m ready to go that deep.
Friends: Comedy which ran from 1994-2004 about a group of yuppie 20-somethings in New York who drank a lot of coffee. In the episode 4.15 of Friends The One With All The Rugby, Chandler pretends his company is transferring him to Yemen in order to avoid a scary ex-girlfriend.

2x20 What Is And What Should Never Be

Writer: Raelle Tucker

  • Sam (referring to djinn):They’re not exactly like Barbra Eden in harem pants
  • Dean: My god, Barbara Eden was hot, wasn’t she? And way hotter then that Bewitched chick.
I Dream of Jeannie: Barbara Eden played a genie in the 60's TV series who lived with Major Tony Nelson, an astronaut she (innocently?) referred to as Master. While she wore a sexy harem outfit, standards at the time prohibited her showing her belly button. Bewitched: Elizabeth Montgomery starred as Samantha, a witch with a twitchy nose in this 60s TV series. A housewife and mother, she was less sexualised than Jeannie.
  • Dean and Carmen apparently fell asleep to (or they had better things to do) From Hell It Came (1957). Later in the episode Dean flicks past an episode of Thundercats and a cooking show before watching the news.

  • Sam: Where are we?
    Dean: Well, we're not in Kansas anymore.
and when Dean wakes up:
  • Dean: Aunty Em? There's no place like home.
The Wizard of Oz: When Dorothy wakes up in Oz she notes that she is no longer in Kansas. When she returns she says “There’s no place like home”.

2x21All Hell Breaks Loose Part I

Writer: Sera Gamble

  • Signature: D. Hasselhoff
When Andy asks for something Dean has touched, Sam hands him a receipt signed by Dean under the name of actor, singer and cultural icon David Hasselhoff.

2x22All Hell Breaks Loose Part II

Writer: Eric Kripke Eric – so wrapped up in writing a kick-ass finale you forgot the movies?

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