Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Recap / SupernaturalS01E10Asylum

Go To



* StandardFemaleGrabArea: Kat is grabbed by a ghost on the upper arm and hauled into a nearby exam room.

to:

* StandardFemaleGrabArea: Kat is grabbed by a ghost on the upper arm and hauled into a nearby exam room. Justified in that the ghost has SuperStrength and SuperSpeed, allowing him to yank her faster than a normal human would be able to.


->'''Sam:''' [[CrowningMomentOfFunny I had a crappy guidance counselor]].

to:

->'''Sam:''' [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments I had a crappy guidance counselor]].

Added DiffLines:

* BigBad: Dr. Sanford Ellicott, a ghost psychiatrist haunting Roosevelt Asylum.


--->'''Dean:''' ''[whistles]'' Man. Electroshock. Lobotomies. They did some twisted stuff to these people. Kinda like my man Jack in ''[[Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Cuckoo's Nest]]''. ''[makes crazy eyes and grins at Sam]''

to:

--->'''Dean:''' ''[whistles]'' Man. Electroshock. Lobotomies. They did some twisted stuff to these people. Kinda like my man Jack in ''[[Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest ''[[Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Cuckoo's Nest]]''. ''[makes crazy eyes and grins at Sam]''


* CatchPhrase: From Dr. Ellicott:
--> ''"Don't be afraid. I'm going to make you all better".''



* MadScientist

to:

* MadScientistMadScientist: Dr. Sanford Ellicott, who ran the hospital, experimented on his patients to tap into their rage. It claimed his life in the end, but he stuck around as a ghost.



* PsychoPsychologist

to:

* PsychoPsychologistPsychoPsychologist: This is Dr. Ellicott's profession both during his life and as a ghost, with all the inhumane experiments, including one on Sam.
* ShockAndAwe: When Ellicott is a ghost and attacks someone, he uses electricity to manipulate their brains. This gets a cop to shoot his wife and then himself in a murder-suicide.



* WhamLine: "Dad?"

to:

* WhamLine: "Dad?"


--->'''Sam:''' Or maybe it's more like [[Film/TheAmityvilleHorror Amityville]], or the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smurl_haunting Smurl haunting]].

to:

--->'''Sam:''' Or maybe it's more like [[Film/TheAmityvilleHorror [[Film/TheAmityvilleHorror1979 Amityville]], or the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smurl_haunting Smurl haunting]].


-->'''Kat:''' So how do you guys know about all this ghost stuff?
-->'''Sam:''' It's kind of our job.
-->'''Kat:''' Why would anyone want a job like that?
-->'''Sam:''' [[CrowningMomentOfFunny I had a crappy guidance counselor.]]

to:

-->'''Kat:''' ->'''Kat:''' So how do you guys know about all this ghost stuff?
-->'''Sam:''' ->'''Sam:''' It's kind of our job.
-->'''Kat:''' ->'''Kat:''' Why would anyone want a job like that?
-->'''Sam:''' ->'''Sam:''' [[CrowningMomentOfFunny I had a crappy guidance counselor.]]
counselor]].



Sam and Dean investigate a haunted mental asylum in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockford%2C_Illinois Rockford, Illinois.]]

to:

Sam and Dean investigate a haunted mental asylum in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockford%2C_Illinois Rockford, Illinois.]]Illinois]].



Sam and Dean investigate the asylum and find [[YouMeddlingKids two teenagers]], who were also exploring but had run into some of the ghosts of patients. The patients seem to be trying to tell them something. They discover that the chief of staff of the hospital at the time of the riot, [[Characters/SupernaturalGhosts Dr. Sanford Elllicott]], was [[PlayingWithSyringes experimenting on his patients]] and trying to increase their rage. Dr. Ellicott gets a hold of Sam and after this Sam tries to kill Dean. Sam also vents a lot of his frustrations against Dean for following their father's orders without question. Dean manages to knock out Sam and [[KillItWithFire burn]] Dr. Ellicott's bones. Sam returns to himself, and in the last scene he answers the cell phone to find their father has finally called them.

to:

Sam and Dean investigate the asylum and find [[YouMeddlingKids two teenagers]], teenagers]] who were also exploring but had run into some of the ghosts of patients. The patients seem to be trying to tell them something. They discover that the chief of staff of the hospital at the time of the riot, [[Characters/SupernaturalGhosts Dr. Sanford Elllicott]], Ellicott]], was [[PlayingWithSyringes experimenting on his patients]] and trying to increase their rage. Dr. Ellicott gets a hold of Sam and after this Sam tries to kill Dean. Sam also vents a lot of his frustrations against Dean for following their father's orders without question. Dean manages to knock out Sam and [[KillItWithFire burn]] Dr. Ellicott's bones. Sam returns to himself, and in the last scene he answers the cell phone to find their father has finally called them.



* BoyMeetsGhoul: The ghost kisses Gavin and whispers in his ear.

to:

* BoyMeetsGhoul: The A ghost kisses Gavin and whispers in his ear.



** We see Dean using Sam's [[http://www.dell.com/us/p/inspiron-laptops Dell Inspiron]] laptop sporting the logo for [[http://covebike.com/ Cove Bikes]] to look up the coordinates. The laptop was previously seen in [[Recap/SupernaturalS01E07HookMan "Hook Man" (S01, Ep07)]].
** When Dean opens the journal, the sketch of the monster from [[Recap/SupernaturalS01E02Wendigo ''Wendigo'' (S01, Ep02)]] can be seen.

to:

** We see Dean using Sam's [[http://www.dell.com/us/p/inspiron-laptops Dell Inspiron]] laptop sporting the logo for [[http://covebike.com/ Cove Bikes]] to look up the coordinates. The laptop was previously seen in [[Recap/SupernaturalS01E07HookMan "Hook Man" (S01, Ep07)]].
E07)]].
** When Dean opens the journal, the sketch of the monster from [[Recap/SupernaturalS01E02Wendigo ''Wendigo'' (S01, Ep02)]] E02)]] can be seen.



-->'''Sam:''' This doesn't strike you as weird? The texting? The coordinates?

to:

-->'''Sam:''' This doesn't strike you as weird? The texting? The texting, the coordinates?



* EngineeredHeroics: Dean and Sam accomplish this with Daniel Gunderson, the partner of the police officer who killed himself, convincing him to tell Sam all about his partner and the asylum after he refused to talk to Dean, because he believed Dean to be a reporter and Sam shoved Dean and called him a "serious jerk".

to:

* EngineeredHeroics: Dean and Sam accomplish set this up with Daniel Gunderson, the partner of the police officer who killed himself, convincing him to tell Sam all about his partner and the asylum after he refused to talk to Dean, because he believed Dean to be a reporter and Sam shoved Dean and called him a "serious jerk".



-->'''Dean:''' ''[turning to face her]'' Do me a favor. Next time you see one? Pay attention. When someone says a place is haunted? Don't go in!
* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: Parodied with Dean's line, "''That's'' why I always got the extra cookie."

to:

-->'''Dean:''' ''[turning ''[turns to face her]'' Do me a favor. Next time you see one? Pay attention. When someone says a place is haunted? Don't go in!
* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: Parodied with Dean's line, "''That's'' why line about "why I always got the extra cookie."



** Dean's reporter alias is [[Film/ThisIsSpinalTap "Nigel Tufnel"]].

to:

** Dean's reporter alias is [[Film/ThisIsSpinalTap "Nigel Tufnel"]]."[[Film/ThisIsSpinalTap Nigel Tufnel]]".



-->'''Dean:''' Let me know if you see any dead people, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haley_Joel_Osment Haley Joel]].

to:

-->'''Dean:''' --->'''Dean:''' Let me know if you see any dead people, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haley_Joel_Osment Haley Joel]].



-->'''Dean:''' ''[deadpan]'' Hey, Sam, who do you think is the hotter psychic, [[Series/{{Medium}} Patricia Arquette]], [[Series/GhostWhisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt]], or you?

to:

-->'''Dean:''' --->'''Dean:''' ''[deadpan]'' Hey, Sam, who do you think is the hotter psychic, [[Series/{{Medium}} Patricia Arquette]], [[Series/GhostWhisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt]], or you?



-->'''Dean:''' ''[whistles]'' Man. Electroshock. Lobotomies. They did some twisted stuff to these people. Kinda like my man Jack in ''[[Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Cuckoo's Nest]]''. ''[makes crazy eyes and grins at Sam]''
-->'''Dean:''' Spirits driving them insane. Kinda like my man Jack in ''Film/TheShining''. ''[grins]''
-->'''Dean:''' All work and no play makes Doctor Ellicott a ''very'' dull boy.

to:

-->'''Dean:''' --->'''Dean:''' ''[whistles]'' Man. Electroshock. Lobotomies. They did some twisted stuff to these people. Kinda like my man Jack in ''[[Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Cuckoo's Nest]]''. ''[makes crazy eyes and grins at Sam]''
-->'''Dean:''' --->'''Dean:''' Spirits driving them insane. Kinda like my man Jack in ''Film/TheShining''. ''[grins]''
-->'''Dean:''' --->'''Dean:''' All work and no play makes Doctor Ellicott a ''very'' dull boy.



-->'''Sam:''' Or maybe it's more like [[Film/TheAmityvilleHorror Amityville]], or the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smurl_haunting Smurl haunting]].

to:

-->'''Sam:''' --->'''Sam:''' Or maybe it's more like [[Film/TheAmityvilleHorror Amityville]], or the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smurl_haunting Smurl haunting]].



* StandardFemaleGrabArea: Kat is grabbed by the ghost on the upper arm and then becomes a quivering ScreamingWoman.

to:

* StandardFemaleGrabArea: Kat is grabbed by the a ghost on the upper arm and then becomes hauled into a quivering ScreamingWoman.nearby exam room.



* ThemedAliases: Dean introduces himself to Daniel Gunderson, the partner of the police officer who killed himself, as [[Film/ThisIsSpinalTap Nigel Tufnel]], another guitarist even if he belongs to a mock band.

to:

* ThemedAliases: Dean introduces himself to Daniel Gunderson, the partner of the police officer who killed himself, as [[Film/ThisIsSpinalTap Nigel Tufnel]], another guitarist guitarist, even if he belongs to a mock band.



* WhamLine: "Dad?"

to:

* WhamLine: "Dad?"


* HeyItsThatGuy:
** Nicholas D'Agosto, who plays Gavin, also played West Rosen in ''Series/{{Heroes}}''.


* TheBechdelTest: Failed.



* DeggansRule: Failed.

Added DiffLines:



* GenreBlindness: Of the teenagers [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by Dean.

to:

* GenreBlindness: Of the teenagers The teenagers. [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] Lampshaded]] by Dean.



** Dean makes three references to JackNicholson.
-->'''Dean:''' ''[Whistles]'' Man. Electro-shock. Lobotomies. They did some twisted stuff to these people. Kinda like my man Jack in ''[[Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Cuckoo's Nest]]''. ''[makes crazy eyes and grins at Sam]''

to:

** Dean makes three references to JackNicholson.
Creator/JackNicholson.
-->'''Dean:''' ''[Whistles]'' ''[whistles]'' Man. Electro-shock.Electroshock. Lobotomies. They did some twisted stuff to these people. Kinda like my man Jack in ''[[Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Cuckoo's Nest]]''. ''[makes crazy eyes and grins at Sam]''


'''Season 1, Episode 10''':

to:

[floatboxright:
Previous: Recap/SupernaturalS01E09Home\\
Next: Recap/SupernaturalS01E11Scarecrow]

'''[[Recap/{{Supernatural}} Recap]] of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'''''\\
'''Season 1, Episode 10''':10:'''



Sam and Dean investigate the Asylum and find [[YouMeddlingKids two teenagers]], who were also exploring but had run into some of the ghosts of patients. The patients seem to be trying to tell them something. They discover that the chief of staff of the hospital at the time of the riot, [[Characters/SupernaturalGhosts Dr. Sanford Elllicott]], was [[PlayingWithSyringes experimenting on his patients]] and trying to increase their rage. Dr. Ellicott gets a hold of Sam and after this Sam tries to kill Dean. Sam also vents a lot of his frustrations against Dean for following their fathers orders without question. Dean manages to knock out Sam and [[KillItWithFire burn]] Dr. Ellicott's bones. Sam returns to himself, and in the last scene he answers the cell phone to find their father has finally called them.

to:

Sam and Dean investigate the Asylum asylum and find [[YouMeddlingKids two teenagers]], who were also exploring but had run into some of the ghosts of patients. The patients seem to be trying to tell them something. They discover that the chief of staff of the hospital at the time of the riot, [[Characters/SupernaturalGhosts Dr. Sanford Elllicott]], was [[PlayingWithSyringes experimenting on his patients]] and trying to increase their rage. Dr. Ellicott gets a hold of Sam and after this Sam tries to kill Dean. Sam also vents a lot of his frustrations against Dean for following their fathers father's orders without question. Dean manages to knock out Sam and [[KillItWithFire burn]] Dr. Ellicott's bones. Sam returns to himself, and in the last scene he answers the cell phone to find their father has finally called them.



For the series so far = At least 115 humans; 8 ghosts; 1 shapeshifter; and 1 wendigo.

to:

For the series so far = At least 115 humans; 8 ghosts; 1 shapeshifter; and 1 wendigo.



* DeadpanSnarker: Kat telling her boyfriend, "If we get out of this alive, we are so breaking up."

to:

* DeadpanSnarker: Kat telling her boyfriend, Gavin "If we get out of this alive, we are so breaking up."



-->'''Dean:''' I got a question for ya. You've seen a lot of horror movies yeah?

to:

-->'''Dean:''' I got a question for ya. You've seen a lot of horror movies movies, yeah?



-->'''Dean:''' (turning to face her) Do me a favor. Next time you see one? Pay attention. When someone says a place is haunted...don't go in!

to:

-->'''Dean:''' (turning ''[turning to face her) her]'' Do me a favor. Next time you see one? Pay attention. When someone says a place is haunted...don't haunted? Don't go in!



** Nicholas D'Agosto who plays Gavin, also played West Rosen in ''Series/{{Heroes}}''.
* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: parodied with Dean's line, "''That's'' why I always got the extra cookie."
* InUniverseCatharsis: Sam seems to get this when he shoves Dean and calls him a jerk as part of their con and then later during his talk with the psychiatrist. However, we find out that may not have been enough when Sam has a PsychicNosebleed and shotgun loaded with rock salt.
* ItWorksBetterWithBullets: Dean pulls this on Sam after his treatment by Dr. Ellicott.

to:

** Nicholas D'Agosto D'Agosto, who plays Gavin, also played West Rosen in ''Series/{{Heroes}}''.
* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: parodied Parodied with Dean's line, "''That's'' why I always got the extra cookie."
* InUniverseCatharsis: Sam seems to get this when he shoves Dean and calls him a jerk as part of their con and then later during his talk with the psychiatrist. However, we find out that may not have been enough when Sam has a PsychicNosebleed and a shotgun loaded with rock salt.
* ItWorksBetterWithBullets: Dean pulls this on Sam after his treatment "treatment" by Dr. Ellicott.



* OldMediaAreEvil: invoked by Dean pretending to be a reporter and Sam shoving him away.

to:

* OldMediaAreEvil: invoked Invoked by Dean pretending to be a reporter and Sam shoving him away.



** While trying to read John Winchester's journal, Dean says his father [[StrangeSyntaxSpeaker writes like]] friggin' [[StarWars Yoda]].
** In order to get information from Daniel Gunderson, Dean pretends to be a reporter from the ''[[http://www.chicagotribune.com/ Chicago Tribune.]]''

to:

** While trying to read John Winchester's journal, Dean says his father [[StrangeSyntaxSpeaker "[[StrangeSyntaxSpeaker writes like]] friggin' [[StarWars Yoda]].
[[Franchise/StarWars Yoda]]".
** In order to get information from Daniel Gunderson, Dean pretends to be a reporter from the ''[[http://www.chicagotribune.com/ Chicago Tribune.]]'' Tribune]]''.



** When Dean point out Sam shoved him pretty hard in front of Daniel Gunderson, Sam says he had to sell it and said it was MethodActing.
** When they enter the Asylum, Dean compares Sam's new abilities to ''TheSixthSense''.
-->'''Dean:''' Let me know if you see any dead people [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haley_Joel_Osment Haley Joel.]]

to:

** When Dean point points out Sam shoved him pretty hard in front of Daniel Gunderson, Sam says he had to sell it it, and said it was MethodActing.
** When they enter the Asylum, asylum, Dean compares Sam's new abilities to ''TheSixthSense''.
''Film/TheSixthSense''.
-->'''Dean:''' Let me know if you see any dead people people, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haley_Joel_Osment Haley Joel.]]Joel]].



-->'''Dean (deadpan):''' Hey Sam, who do you think is the hotter psychic, [[Series/{{Medium}} Patricia Arquette]], [[Series/GhostWhisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt]], or you.

to:

-->'''Dean (deadpan):''' Hey -->'''Dean:''' ''[deadpan]'' Hey, Sam, who do you think is the hotter psychic, [[Series/{{Medium}} Patricia Arquette]], [[Series/GhostWhisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt]], or you.you?



-->'''Dean:''' (Whistles) Man. Electro-shock. Lobotomies. They did some twisted stuff to these people. Kinda like my man Jack in [[OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Cuckoo's Nest]] (makes crazy eyes and grins at Sam).
-->'''Dean:''' Spirits driving them insane. Kinda like my man Jack in ''Film/TheShining'' (grins).
-->'''Dean:''' All work and no play makes Doctor Ellicot a ''very'' dull boy.

to:

-->'''Dean:''' (Whistles) ''[Whistles]'' Man. Electro-shock. Lobotomies. They did some twisted stuff to these people. Kinda like my man Jack in [[OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest ''[[Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest Cuckoo's Nest]] (makes Nest]]''. ''[makes crazy eyes and grins at Sam).
Sam]''
-->'''Dean:''' Spirits driving them insane. Kinda like my man Jack in ''Film/TheShining'' (grins).
''Film/TheShining''. ''[grins]''
-->'''Dean:''' All work and no play makes Doctor Ellicot Ellicott a ''very'' dull boy.



-->'''Sam:''' Or maybe it's more like [[TheAmityvilleHorror Amityville]], or the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smurl_haunting Smurl hunting.]]

to:

-->'''Sam:''' Or maybe it's more like [[TheAmityvilleHorror [[Film/TheAmityvilleHorror Amityville]], or the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smurl_haunting Smurl hunting.]]haunting]].



* ThemedAliases: Dean introduces himself to Daniel Gunderson, the partner of the police officer who killed himself, as [[ThisIsSpinalTap Nigel Tufnel]], another guitarist even if he belongs to a mock band.
* UrbanLegend: Roosevelt Asylum [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory is based on local legends]] about hauntings at other hospitals and asylums including [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waverly_Hills_Sanatorium Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky]] and [[http://efeyas.hubpages.com/hub/Insane-Asylums-Americas-Most-Notorious-Hauntings others.]]

to:

* ThemedAliases: Dean introduces himself to Daniel Gunderson, the partner of the police officer who killed himself, as [[ThisIsSpinalTap [[Film/ThisIsSpinalTap Nigel Tufnel]], another guitarist even if he belongs to a mock band.
* UrbanLegend: Roosevelt Asylum [[VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory is based on local legends]] about hauntings at other hospitals and asylums including [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waverly_Hills_Sanatorium Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky]] and [[http://efeyas.hubpages.com/hub/Insane-Asylums-Americas-Most-Notorious-Hauntings others.]]others]].


* ContinuitySnarl: The first time Dean opens the journal, the article about the asylum is next to the drawing of the wendigo. The second time he opens it, the article has jumped two pages ahead.


For this episode = [[spoiler: 2 humans and 1 ghost]].

to:

For this episode = [[spoiler: = 2 humans and 1 ghost]].ghost.


** Dean's reporter alias is [[Film/ThisIsSpinalTap "Nigel Tufnel"]].



-->'''Dean (deadpan):''' Hey Sam, who do you think is the hotter psychic, [[{{Medium}} Patricia Arquette]], JenniferLoveHewitt, or you.

to:

-->'''Dean (deadpan):''' Hey Sam, who do you think is the hotter psychic, [[{{Medium}} [[Series/{{Medium}} Patricia Arquette]], JenniferLoveHewitt, [[Series/GhostWhisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt]], or you.

Showing 15 edit(s) of 62

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report