Meaning Behind the Names: Season Five

5.01 Sympathy For The Devil
"Sympathy For The Devil" is both the name of a song by the Rolling Stones, later covered by Guns 'N Roses, and a movie by Jean-Luc Goddard.

5.02 Good God Y'All
The episode title "Good God Y'All" is from the line 'War! Huh! Good God Y' all' a lyric from the song "War" originally sung by Edwin Starr and covered by many including 'Frankie Goes to Hollywood' and 'Bruce Springsteen'.

5.03 Free To Be You And Me
The title of the episode refers to a 1970s children's record and TV show "Free to be .. you and me". This clip from the show is particularly relevant as the kids in the clip talk about how they feel about their siblings.
Another reference - when the CW was formed in 2006, its initial promotional campaign featured the tag "free to be...".

5.04 The End
The episode title might refer to The Doors Song "The End", which uses themes of the apocalpyse and a world gone mad ('all the children are insane'). The song also evokes the image of the devil ('the snake is long, 7 miles, (..) and he's old, and his skin is cold'), and has an oedipal part, where a son goes to murder his sister, brother and finally father, to confront his mother, who he wishes to have sex with. Furthermore, the song was used in Francis Ford Coppola's iconic war movie, Apocalypse Now
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