|EPISODE 611: APPOINTMENT IN SAMARRA
"The Appointment in Samarra"
|Heart Attack Guy: What does it mean?
Dean: Everything is dust in the wind.
Dean is quoting the Kansas song "Dust in the Wind." This song was also used as a philosophical answer in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. In their second film, Bill and Ted are sent to hell, and then play Death for a chance at returning to
|Bobby: Don't say, "here's Johnny."
Bobby is referring to the iconic moment in the Kubrick movie of Stephen King's story The Shining where Jack Nicholson's character chops down a door with an axe, calling out "Here's Johnny!" in imitation of the opening of the talk show The Johnny Carson Show
|Dr Robert's name may be a reference to the The Beatles's song "Doctor Robert", in which a doctor gives out illicit drugs.|
|The scene where Dean is put into a medically induced near-death experience is similar to the plot of the movie Flatliners. Michael J. Fox also did the same thing in The Frighteners.|
|Tessa: Dean, what the hell? I was in the Sudan.
Tessa is referring to the ongoing war and genocide in Darfur. The Horseman War tells Sam he was in Darfur when he was called back to do his part to start the Apocalypse in 5.02 Good God Y'all .
|The plot of Dean filling Death's shoes for a day is loosely similar to the basic plot of Bruce Almighty, where Jim Carrey is asked to fill in for God and given God's powers and responsibilities|
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