Episode 11.23: Alpha and Omega
Episode Title: We Happy Few
Air date: May 18, 2016
Directed by: John Badham
Written by: Robert Berens
|Dean and Sam have their hands full in this episode. Not only are they trying to help Chuck and Lucifer begin to sort out their broken relationship, but they need to rally all the forces at their disposal to help fight The Darkness. The ending will surprise you.|
- Lucifer to Chuck - "One cosmic Band-aid on my knee and what? You think that we're even now?"
- Sam: "Maybe you could be a little less 'lordly?"
Chuck: "But, I am...uh..I am the lord."
- Crowley to Dean - "Stealing my moves, Dean?"
- Rowena to Sam - "I'll turn you into a moose -- an actual moose."
- Dean to Crowley - You know, to be king again, maybe you need to remember how to be a soldier."
- Rowena to Lucifer - "You think you're the first man to try to kill me?"
- Dean to Sam - "First Cas is making kamikaze side plans, and now you?!"
- Amara to Dean and Sam - "Welcome to the end."
|Ruth Connell ("Rowena")||Rob Benedict ("Chuck")|
|Emily Swallow ("Amara")||Barbara Eve Harris ("Clea")|
Keith Szarabajka ("Donatello")
- What will happen if Chuck really dies?
- Will killing Amara be worse than trapping her, as Chuck and Lucifer have said?
- Are Lucifer and Castiel still alive?
- How did Amara get to Louisiana if she doesn't drive?
- According to Chuck and Lucifer, Darkness (Amara) and light must both exist for creation to be balanced.
- Michael is still alive, but in no condition to fight.
- Archangels are the stuff of primordial creation, and much more difficult to make or resurrect than normal angels are.
- Cas says that being Lucifer's vessel is destroying him.
- Sam made a secret deal with Chuck to bear the Mark of Cain without telling Dean about it.
- Sam's room at the bunker is #21.
- Grand Isle, Louisiana is a real place; it's in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
- "The enemy of my enemy is my friend." is an ancient proverb of uncertain origin.
- "Full House" was a 1980s era sitcom.
- "Together we can make hell great again." -- this could be a reference to a statement presidential candidate Donald Trump made repeatedly during his campaign speeches about "making America great again".
- Dr. Phil is a television personality who gives relationship advice.
- "The peanut gallery" traditionally refers to the cheapest seats in a theater. In some venues, hecklers or other unruly spectators may have occupied those seats.
- "Game of Thrones" is a popular HBO television series.
- "Musical chairs" is a child's game.
- "Band of Brothers" is a phrase from King Henry V's Saint Crispin's Day speech (from Shakespeare's play "Henry V"): "We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;
For he today that sheds his blood with me
Shall be my brother..."; The title for this episode is from the same well-known speech.
- "Day of the Eagle" - by Robin Trower (plays when Lucifer is sulking in Sam's room)
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