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Recap: Supernatural S 03 E 05 Bedtime Stories
Season 3, Episode 5:

Bedtime Stories

Sam and Dean investigate a series of fairy-tale themed murders. A little girl with dark hair has been seen at the scene of each crime, and the brothers find out that it's the projected spirit of a girl poisoned and put into a coma by her wicked stepmother.

Body count

For this episode = 6 humans and 1 demon.

For the series so far = At least 210 humans, 15 ghosts, 12 demons, 6 changelings, 5 vampires, 2 shapeshifters, 2 werewolves, 1 djinn, 1 god, 1 rakshasa, 1 rawhead, 1 shtriga, 1 wendigo, and 1 zombie.

Tropes


  • Anyone Can Die
    • Body count this episode = 6 humans and one demon.
  • At the Crossroads: Sam this time. Though he doesn't get to make a deal.
  • Because I Said So: Dean, although according to Sam their dad is the only one for whom this is a valid argument.
  • The Big Bad Wolf: A young man with a Wile E. Coyote tattoo gets hypnotised into being this.
  • The Brothers Grimm
  • Comatose Canary: The daughter somehow makes the people in her town re-enact the fairy tales read to her by her father.
  • Creepy Child
  • Terrible Artist: Sam, when pretending to be a police sketch artist.
  • Title Drop
    Dean: Oh wait, I thought all those things ended with everybody living happily ever after.
    Sam: No, no, not the originals. See, the Grimm brothers' stuff was kinda like the folklore of its day, full of sex, violence, cannibalism... It got sanitized over the years, turned into Disney flicks and bedtime stories.

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