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'''Season 7, Episode 16'''

!Out With The Old

Written by Jenny Klein and Robert Singer.

Directed by John F. Showalter.

Air Date: March 16, 2012.

A ballerina is killed by a pair of cursed dancing shoes in [[http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portland,_Oregon Portland, Oregon]], and the brothers must track down several other cursed objects that have been sold. However, that's the least of the brothers' concerns when they discover that the store where the shoes were sold has been bought out by Leviathans, along with the rest of the street.


* ARareSentence: "Monsters cure cancer. [[LampshadeHanging A sentence I never thought I'd say]]."
* ArtifactOfDoom
* BadBoss: Joyce, to George.
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: The cursed gramaphone brainwashes people into killing whoever touched it.
* CoolAndUnusualPunishment: At one point, Sam mentions that Lucifer is currently singing "[[Music/LedZeppelin Stairway to Heaven]]". Slightly less cool when you remember that it's just Lucifer's latest way of not letting Sam sleep.
-->'''Dean:''' Good song.
-->'''Sam:''' Not fifty times in a row.
* FailedASpotCheck: Scott Freeman. Even if he didn't believe in mysticism, how on earth did he miss the fact that every box ''and'' all the walls in his hunter mother's safe were adorned with sigils and wards, thereby implying that all the cursed objects she put in there were in the safe and not on the shelves for a damn good reason?
* ImAHumanitarian: George helps the Winchesters kill Joyce so he can eat her.
-->'''Sam:''' ''[to George]'' One minute. That's how long you have to explain to us why you helped us.
-->'''George:''' Because I am dying to know what that bitch tastes like.
* InvoluntaryDance: The cursed ballet shoes cause this (possibly a ShoutOut to The Red Shoes fairy tale).
* LooseLips: {{Discussed}}:
-->'''Joyce:''' Well, we can't have Scott here running his mouth. Loose lips, yada, yada, yada.
* PunnyName: The "vintage gentleman's magazine" was sold to a man named "Peter [[UnusualEuphemism Yank]][[ADateWithRosiePalms it]]".
* ShoutOut: Several to ''Film/BlackSwan''.
* TheSleepless: It's revealed that Lucifer isn't letting Sam sleep; eventually Sam falls asleep behind the wheel and is nearly hit by a semi truck.
-->'''Sam:''' Every time I close my eyes, Lucifer is yelling into my head. It's like, I let him in once, now I can't get rid of him.
-->'''Dean:''' You know he's not actually...
-->'''Sam:''' Yeah. Yeah, no. I know. Uh, try telling that to the volume control inside my brain.
* [[IronicEcho Snarky Echo]]: Frank tells Dean that his "silence is [his] cue" to start giving information; later, when it's Frank's turn to give up info, Dean uses the exact same phrase to get Frank to start talking.
* SoundtrackDissonance: The cheery, upbeat strains of Music/CreedenceClearwaterRevival's "Bad Moon Rising" over the brothers' discovery of Frank's blood-covered, damaged trailer.
* TemptingFate: This little exchange:
-->'''George:''' How about you make me a new [cup of coffee]?
-->'''Coffee Vendor:''' Here's an idea--why don't you ''eat me''?
-->'''George:''' ...Don't tempt me.
* VillainousDemotivator
* YouDoNotWantToKnow: One of the cursed items is a "vintage gentleman's magazine". Dean wonders "how old porn can kill you", to which Sam name-drops this trope; after retrieving it [[NoodleIncident off-screen]], Dean comes to agree.