Recap / Supernatural S 04 E 21 When The Levee Breaks

Recap of Supernatural
Season 4, Episode 21

When The Levee Breaks

Written by Sera Gamble.

Directed by Robert Singer.

Air Date: May 7, 2009.

Dean and Bobby lock Sam in Bobby's panic room so he can detox from the demon blood. However, as Bobby sees more seals are being broken, he tells Dean they should let Sam out to help them fight the impending Apocalypse. Dean disagrees and goes to Castiel for help. Dean confronts Castiel, who says he should serve God in order to save Sam. Dean accepts. Meanwhile, Sam escaped from the panic room (with Castiel's help) and has met up with Ruby. After giving Sam a dose of her blood, Ruby reveals the reason she's been incognito for the past few weeks. She has been tracking down Lilith, and has found one who she calls Lilith's "personal chef". Cut to two nurses in a maternity ward discussing another nurse who stole two babies. One of the nurses' eyes turn black, and she remarks that the babies look delicious, answering the question of what Lilith eats. Later, Dean tracks Sam to the motel he is staying at. Sam and Dean have a blowout confrontation.

Body count

For this episode = Everybody Lives.

For the series so far = At least 311 humans (of which 5 were witches), 28 ghosts, 26 demons, 10 vampires, 6 changelings, 3 gods, 3 shapeshifters, 3 zombies, 2 angels, 2 ghouls, 2 werewolves, 2 dogs, 1 crocotta, 1 djinn, 1 rakshasa, 1 rawhead, 1 reaper, 1 rugaru, 1 shtriga, 1 siren, and 1 wendigo.