I Believe the Children Are Our Future Allusions

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EPISODE 506: I BELIEVE THE CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE

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Dean: Agents Page and Plant, FBI.

Reference to Jimmy Page and Robert Plant, members of the band Led Zeppelin.
Dean: Now we know who's turning this town into Willie Wonka's worst nightmare.

Reference to the 1971 movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory starring Gene Wilder as head of a candy factory who can make wild things come true.

Dean: He thinks the tooth fairy looks like Belushi.

Reference to John Belushi (1949-1982), star of Saturday Night Live, The Blues Brothers, Animal House and other movies.

Dean: You're a superhero. You're Superman, minus the cape and the go-go boots.

Reference to comics / TV / movie superhero Superman, who wore a typical superhero outfit that included a cape and short boots. Go-go boots are light, usually plastic boots worn by go-go dancers in the 1960s and '70s.

Jesse: Like the X-Men?
Dean: Exactly like the X-Men. In fact, the guy we're taking you to is even in a wheelchair.Referring to Bobby now being in a wheelchair, Dean alludes to Professor Charles Francis Xavier (also known as Professor X), the founder of the X-Men (comics / movies) who protects and trains mutants.
Sam: Hit it, Mr. Wizard.

Mr Wizard aka Don Herbert hosted children's science programs on TV.

Dean: I had some pretty bad babysitters. Like Ms. Chancy. She only cared about two things: Dynasty, and bedtime.

Dynasty was an 80's soap opera about the Carringtons, a wealthy Colorado oil family

Dean: That'll do, pig.

A line from the Australian movie Babe, about a pig that learns to be a sheepdog. In the final sheep trial, Babe gets a perfect score, and Farmer Hoggett says to him "That'll do, Pig. That'll do."

Dean: Cavity creeps get a hold of him?

"Cavity Creeps" were the baddies in tooth decay, in Crest toothpaste commercials in the 70s and 80s.

Dean's hairy palm is a reference to the myth, long told to discourage "self abuse", that masturbation will cause hair to grow on the palms of their hands
Sam: Jesse's biological mom is named Julia Wright.
Jesse is a latchkey kid, and Julia Wright wrote an article a couple of years ago about latchkey kids in Supernatural: "Latchkey Hero"

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