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THE BUNKER – PRESENT DAY:
Crowley is sitting alone in his dark cell when Sam enters. When Sam gives Crowley a piece of paper and a crayon, Crowley balls the paper up and tells Sam that if he wants more demon names, Crowley wants something in return. Sam turns around and walks out.
The room Sam finds is mostly occupied by a large, mainframe computer, but the brothers can’t figure out how the computer is being powered. Dean notices that the console behind the computer is warm, so he removes the cover. He inadvertently stumbles backward and knocks over a sealed bottle on a shelf behind him. As the brothers are talking, a grey-colored fluid inside the bottle begins to bubble and move around. Inside the console, several of the lightbulb-looking tubes we saw earlier are plugged in and somehow powering the machine, but the brothers can’t figure out how. They decide to call Charlie Bradbury to help them figure it out.
In the bunker, Jenkins tries to question the wicked witch Dorothy has captured, but Dorothy tells him that she cut out the witches’ tongue, so she can’t talk. Dorothy also bound the witch’s power, but warns Jenkins and Haggerty that it won’t last.
BUNKER: PRESENT DAY
Charlie arrives at the bunker and during a brief conversation she tells the brothers that she’s been doing some minor hunting. Dean and Sam seem alarmed, but Charlie says although it was intense, she wishes hunting was more magical. To change the subject, Charlie asks to see the mainframe computer.
Charlie is very impressed after a brief study of the computer. She tells the Winchesters that the computer has its own encryption codes and appears to be powered by something magical. She also tells them that the computer is an alarm system – global catastrophe caused the alarms to sound and led the computer to lock down the bunker. When Sam asks if the computer can be repurposed to track angels, Charlie begins working on a way to do it.
Later, time has passed. Charlie shows the brothers how she rigged the computer to link to a laptop and she has downloaded all the MOLs files. As they’re talking, the brothers try to dissuade Charlie from hunting alone. She knows it’s not a good idea, but insists that she read Carver Edlund’s books. Once again, to change the subject, she tells Dean and Sam that it will take the computer some time to download all the files. The group decides to pass the time by watching Game of Thrones DVDs in Sam’s room.
Dean, Sam, and Charlie are watching television in Sam's room. As the group is talking, Charlie notices that Sam has still not unpacked, so his room doesn’t look like he lives there. When Dean comments about it, Sam retorts that the bunker is where they work, not where they live. Dean clearly feels differently. Dean leaves to get more beers, and Charlie and Sam are left alone to talk. Sam asks Charlie about her hunting again, and why she said it isn’t magical. Charlie replies that she was raised on “Tolkien” (referring to the author of the Lord of the Ringsbooks), and is yearning for her quest. Sam tells her that magic and quests are dead ends.
Haggerty and Jenkins have been searching the library for a way to kill the witch, but keep hitting dead ends. Suddenly, he witch breaks free of her bonds. Jenkins draws a knife to attack her, but she grabs him by the forehead and suddenly his eyes glow green. The witch has put a spell on him. Jenkins turns threateningly toward Haggerty and says “There’s something here that belongs to me. Take me to it.” Haggerty and Dorothy have no idea what Jenkins is talking about.
Haggerty hastily searches the bunker for Dorothy. Suddenly, he sees light coming from the laboratory. He bursts into the room and finds it empty…
BUNKER: PRESENT DAY
When Dean, Sam, and Charlie return to the computer room, they see a large, grey structure that looks like a cocoon attached to the wall. When Dean uses his knife to cut the cocoon open, Dorothy falls out, unconscious. When she wakes up, she explains her situation to the group.
Once Charlie and Dorothy are alone, they speak briefly. Dorothy is dismissive about Charlie’s fascination with Oz and the book L. Frank Baum wrote about it. Dorothy tells Charlie that Baum was her father and also a Man of Letters. Dorothy speaks harshly about the MOLs, but Charlie tells her that Haggerty never stopped looking for her and kept her file open until he died. Haggerty also apparently came up with a weapon that could be used against the witch. According to Haggerty’s notes, he made a deal with a fairy and got some poppy extract from the poppy fields in Oz. The extract can be used to make bullets that will be effective against the witch. Charlie and Dorothy leave the computer room to locate the ingredients and make the poisoned bullets.
Elsewhere in the bunker, the witch is clearly searching the bunker for something. She enters Crowley’s cell and they have a conversation (of sorts, since the witch can’t talk). Crowley gives the witch the paper and crayon Sam left with him, and the witch uses the note to tell him she’s looking for a key. Of course, Crowley has no idea what she’s referring to.
Later, Dean and Sam enter Crowley’s cell while looking for the witch. During a hostile exchange, Crowley tells them that the witch is looking for a key, but he doesn’t know anything more. He adds that he told the witch the bunker’s keys are kept in the kitchen, so he suspects she’ll look there for it. In exchange for the information, Crowley forces the Winchesters to remove his shackles temporarily.
The Winchesters rush to the kitchen and find it in disarray, so they know the witch has been there. Dorothy and Charlie meet up with the brothers in the kitchen, and Charlie distributes the witch-killing bullets she made. Unfortunately, there was only enough poppy extract to make one bullet for each of them; and the bullets won’t kill the witch – they’ll only stun her. During further discussion, the brothers share what they learned from Crowley. Dorothy tells the group that the “key” the witch is looking for is a key to Oz. It’s magical and can turn any locked door into a portal to Oz. If the witch finds the key, she can open a portal, return to Oz, and destroy it. When Dean asks Dorothy what the key looks like, she shows Dean a picture and he recognizes the key as an object he found when was cataloguing the bunker’s artifacts. He tells the group that the key is in a box in his room. The group distributes the bullets among themselves and break into teams: Charlie and Dean go to Dean’s room to find the key, and Sam and Dorothy search for the witch.
SAM and DOROTHY
Sam and Dorothy talk while searching for the witch. Dorothy asks how long Sam and Dean have called the bunker “home”, to which Sam replies that Dean considers the bunker home, but he doesn’t. Dorothy and Sam commiserate about how “home” doesn’t mean much to either of them. As they’re talking, the witch appears. Dorothy fires a shot but misses. Before Sam can fire, the witch turns into green mist and escapes into a ventilation duct. Because the ducts go throughout the entire bunker, Dorothy and Sam split up to cover more ground.
DEAN and CHARLIE
Meanwhile, Dean and Charlie find the Oz key in Dean’s room. Before they can do anything, the witch appears, takes the key, knocks Dean into a wall, and zaps Charlie with a green beam of light, killing her. Dean shoots the witch in the heart, which makes her scream, turn into green smoke, and escape again into a ventilation duct.
Dean rushes to Charlie and tries unsuccessfully to revive her. As this is happening, Sam approaches. Dean instantly calls for “Zeke” (Ezekiel), who assumes control of Sam’s vessel. Dean asks Ezekiel to resurrect Charlie like he did for Castiel. Ezekiel tells Dean that every time he resurrects someone, it weakens him, which means it will take him that much longer to heal Sam and leave his vessel. Ezekiel also warns Dean that the wicked witch is very powerful, and he can help fight her OR bring Charlie back, but he can’t do both. Dean persists, and Ezekiel relents, resurrecting Charlie. The effort causes Sam to faint momentarily, and Charlie abruptly wakes up, confused.
When Sam and Charlie are both awake, Dean lies to them. He says that the witch attacked him but Charlie got in the way and got knocked out; and that the witch also knocked Sam out. Sam and Charlie both seem confused, but they accept Dean’s explanation. Dean also tells them that the witch has the key. As the group is talking, Dorothy arrives. She tells everyone that the witch is now injured, but she isn’t gone and they still need to find her. Charlie is still groggy from her incident, so Dorothy stays with her while Dean and Sam take the remaining bullet and go searching for the witch.
CHARLIE and DOROTHY
Back in Dean’s room, Charlie and Dorothy are talking. Charlie explains that while she was “out” she had a dream about Christmas dinner with her parents. Dorothy tells her that the green blast from the witch is fatal and she died and went to heaven. Neither of them can explain why Charlie is now alive.
DEAN and SAM
While Dean and Sam are searching the bunker’s corridors, Sam asks Dean who “Zeke” is; apparently Sam heard Dean call for Zeke as he was approaching the room. Dean dismisses the question and suggests they keep moving.
CHARLIE and DOROTHY
Back in Dean’s room, Charlie continues asking questions about Dorothy’s father and his books about Oz. Dorothy maintains that the books are “revisionist history” and her father’s way of trying to erase what happened to her. Dorothy and Charlie leave Dean’s room and continue talking. Dorothy says that when the witch came to this world, Dorothy became a hunter and her father continued writing his books. Charlie tries to convince Dorothy that her father’s books aren’t silly – they’re guide books filled with clues he left for his daughter. Charlie adds that Haggerty’s theory about the poppy extract bullets came from the Oz books, so perhaps if they search, they’ll find something else helpful.
As they’re talking, Dorothy excitedly remembers something that might be useful as a weapon. She tells Charlie they have to go to the bunker's garage…
DEAN and SAM
As the brothers continue searching, the witch appears and attacks them. In the melee, the witch puts the same hex on the Winchesters that she put on Jenkins in 1935. The brothers’ eyes glow green and, clearly under the witch's control, they say they will find Charlie and Dorothy and kill them.
Dorothy and Charlie make it to the garage, where Dorothy’s old motorcycle is parked. In the saddlebag, Dorothy finds her Ruby slippers. She tells Charlie that the shoes contain Oz magic and can be used as weapons. As the girls are talking, Dean and Sam appear and attack them. During the fight, the Winchesters (possessed by the witch) announce that the witch won’t be returning to Oz – she’s going to bring her armies here.
Meanwhile, the witch is now loose in the bunker with the Oz key. She finds a doorway and uses the key to open it. We see an orange-colored, turbulent sky and realize she has opened a portal to Oz. She begins assembling ingredients and working a spell. Suddenly, Charlie sneaks up behind the witch and stabs her with the Ruby slipper. As the witch falls dead, Charlie quickly slams the portal shut before the flying monkeys burst through.
In Crowley’s cell, Sam replaces the shackles against Crowley’s protests. Sam slams a new crayon and a clean sheet of paper on the table before he leaves Crowley alone again.