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'''[[Recap/{{Supernatural}} Recap]] of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'''''\\
'''Season 6, Episode 7'''

!Family Matters

Written by Andrew Dabb and Daniel Loflin.

Directed by Guy Bee.

Air Date: November 5, 2010.

Despite his suspicions, Dean accompanies Sam with his cousins and Samuel on a hunting trip for the alpha vampire. However, deep in the woods, things go wrong.

!Tropes
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* {{Fanservice}}: Sam tied to a chair at the beginning of the episode.
* FauxAffablyEvil: The Alpha Vampire is jovial and even willing to answer the boys' questions, but this is only because he's confident he'll escape and start feeding again soon.
* FemmeFatalons: The (male) Alpha Vampire.
* IronicEchoCut:
-->'''Dean:''' ''[to Samuel]'' I trust you.
-->'''Dean:''' ''[to Sam]'' I don't trust him.
* TheMole: Sam for Dean inside the Campbell's operation.
* OffWithHisHead
* RecycledScript: Crowley refuses to give Sam back his soul, instead choosing to keep it to use as leverage. [[Recap/SupernaturalS05E21TwoMinutesToMidnight Sound]] [[Recap/SupernaturalS06E04WeekendAtBobbys familiar]]?
* ShoutOut: To ''Literature/TheDivineComedy'', [[Franchise/TheMuppets Kermit The Frog]], ''Film/{{Jaws}}'', and Legoland.
* SlippedTheRopes: Dean won't untie Sam? Fine!
* SoullessShell: When Sam was [[CameBackWrong brought back]] from Hell, his soul got left behind in Lucifer's Cage.
* TooDumbToLive: Samuel Campbell telling Sam and Dean they have to either kill him or get out of his way.
* UnwittingPawn: Everyone to [[MagnificentBastard Crowley]].

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