Death Takes a Holiday Allusions

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Castiel: To everything, there is a season.

This is a reference to the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible. (Ecclesiastes 3:1 King James ver.) It was also in the lyrics "Turn, Turn, Turn" by the Byrds (1965)

Pamela: I'm sick of being hauled back into your angel/demon, Soc/Greaser crap.

This is a reference to S.E. Hinton's 1967 novel The Outsiders. The book's plot centers on two rival groups of teenagers, the Socials (Socs) and the Greasers, who come from opposite sides of town and opposite socioeconomic groups.

References the 1934 movie Death Takes a Holiday, starring Fredric March as Death, who decides to disguise himself as a prince and live as a mortal.
Dean: I'll meet you back at Mr. Miyagi's.

Referencing the karate master Keisuke Miyagi from The Karate Kid, portrayed by Pat Morita. He taught little Daniel Larusso all about the martial arts.

Pamela: Of course, Chachi.

Referencing the short-lived 1982-83 TV series Joanie Loves Chachi. Scott Baio plays Chachi Arcola, the Fonz's cousin, who moves with his girlfriend Joanie Cunningham to Chicago and starts a band.

Dean: I'm so feeling up Demi Moore.

Referencing the 1990 movie Ghost, starring Moore and Patrick Swayze. Swayze as a ghost tries to touch Moore's character repeatedly.

Sam: I know you want to think of yourself as Joe the Plumber Dean...

A reference to a plumber from Ohio, dubbed Joe the Plumber by the media, who gained public attentions during the 2008 presidential election after he was video taped questioning democratic candidate Barack Obama about his small business tax policy. Republican candidate John McCain later used "Joe the Plumber" as a metaphor for middle class Americans.

Sam: Dude, I'm not going to do Fight Club on a 12-year-old.

Reference to the movie Fight Club stars Brad Pitt & Edward Norton in which men form a social group called "Fight Club" and beat up one another.

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