Recap: Supernatural S 06 E 03 The Third Man
Recap of Supernatural
Season 6, Episode 3
Season 6, Episode 3
The Third ManWritten by Ben Edlund.Directed by Bob Singer.Air Date: October 8, 2010.While Heaven remains in a state of disarray, Sam, Dean, and Castiel come face-to-face with an old foe when they attempt to track down the thief who stole the Staff of Moses from an arsenal of God's weapons in order to kill several police officers with the plagues of Egypt.
Body countFor this episode = 4 humans and 1 angel.For the series so far = At least 403 humans (of which 6 were witches), at least 139 demons, 29 ghosts, 19 zombies, 13 gods, 11 vampires, 10 angels, at least 9 hellhounds, 6 changelings, 4 shapeshifters, 3 djinn, 2 ghouls, 2 werewolves, 1 archangel, 1 cat, 1 crocotta, 1 dog, 1 rakshasa, 1 rawhead, 1 reaper, 1 rugaru, 1 shtriga, 1 siren, 1 wendigo, the whore of Babylon, and 1 wraith.
- Apologetic Attacker: Castiel doesn't want to fight his brothers.
- The Bus Came Back: Castiel returns.
- Deal with the Devil: Though it's an angel this time.
- Dramatic Thunder: To signal Raphael's arrival.
- Eating the Eye Candy: "Don't stop on my account."
- Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Balthazar seems a lot like Gabriel.
- Faking the Dead: Balthazar stole some weapons from Heaven and faked his death.
- Fantastic Slur: "Hairless ape".
- Lame Pun ReactionBalthazar: "The old frog in the throat."Cas: Even I know that's a bad joke."
- Magic Wand: Staff of Moses, anyone?
- Meaningful Name: The boy who buys the Staff of Moses to avenge his brother is named Aaron Burch. Guess whose brother Aaron was in The Bible.
- Misaimed Fandom: In-Universe. Balthazar was inspired by Castiel's rebellion.
- Mood Whiplash: "My car!"
- Mr. Fanservice: Sam in the below-mentioned shirtless scene.
- Not Himself: Sam is hiring prostitutes and consenting to torturing children. Dean is rightly suspicious.
- Right Behind Me
- Shirtless Scene: This was totally necessary for plot reasons. Totally.
- Throwing Your Sword Always Works: Castiel throws his angel sword and stabs an angel in the chest.