The Curious Case of Dean Winchester Allusions

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The title is references the 2009 film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" in which the main character (Brad Pitt) lives his life backwards from an elderly man to a baby.

Sam: It's like Grumpy Old Men.

Referring to the 1993 movie starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Mathau as two grumpy old men.

Dean: Pound it up your ass, Ironside.

Referring to the 1967 TV series starring Raymond Burr as Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside, who battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

At the beginning of the episode, the woman is reading the Weekly World News, although it ceased publication in 2007. It was last featured in 2.15 Tall Tales.
Bobby: you mean my legs? I am just weeping in my Haagen-Daas.

{ Haagen-Dazs] is a brand of ice-cream.

Sam calls old Dean "Emperor Palpatine"

A reference to the aged wizened character in the Star Wars films. Bobby calls Dean "John McCain" a reference to the aged wizened politican.

Sam: It's like Mission Pathetic!
A reference to the TV series and movies Mission Impossible.
Patrick gives Sam gonorrhea a sexually transmitted infection also known as "the clap".
Dean: Y'know, Bobby, killing you is officially on my bucket list.

Bucket List was a 2007 movie starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman about two men who make a list of things to do before they "kick the bucket".

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