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!!Body Count:

For this episode: 4 humans and 2 demons.

For the series so far = At least 1090 angels, 1013 humans (of which 8 were witches), 165 demons, 53 vampires, 49 ghosts, 36 Jefferson Starships, 21 gods, 19 zombies, 10 hellhounds, 9 werewolves, 7 skinwalkers, 6 changelings, 6 shapeshifters, 5 djinn, 4 dogs, 4 ghouls, 4 Leviathan, 4 reapers, 2 Amazons, 2 arachnes, 2 kitsunes, 2 rugarus, 2 Thule, 2 vetalas, 1 cat, 1 crocotta, 1 deer, 1 dragon, 1 fairy, 1 familiar, 1 Khan worm, 1 lamia, the Mother of All, 1 okami, 1 phoenix, 1 pishtaco, 1 Purgatory creature, 1 rakshasa, 1 rawhead, 1 shojo, 1 shtriga, 1 siren, 1 Titan, 1 wendigo, 1 whore of Babylon, 1 wicked witch, and 1 wraith.



* TitledAfterTheSong: "Mother's Little Helper" by Music/TheRollingStones.

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* TitledAfterTheSong: "Mother's Little Helper" by Music/TheRollingStones.



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[[caption-width-right:350:I say "demons," and you don't bat an eye, when everyone else around here thinks I'm nuts on toast.]]


* DirectedByCastMember

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* DirectedByCastMemberFoeRomanceSubtext: Crowley to Dean.
--> '''Crowley:''' You're lying to Sam like he's your wife, which kind of makes me your mistress.

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* TitledAfterTheSong: "Mother's Little Helper" by Music/TheRollingStones.



'''[[Recap/{{Supernatural}} Recap]] of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'''''\\
'''Season 9, Episode 17'''

!Mother's Little Helper

Written by Adam Glass.

Directed by Misha Collins.

Air Date: March 25, 2014.






* MyGreatestFailure: Julia regards this as her keeping quiet and not telling Henry that Josie is Abaddon.

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* DirectedByCastMember
* MyGreatestFailure: Julia regards this as her believes hers was keeping quiet and not telling Henry that Josie is Abaddon. Abaddon was wearing Josie.



* TakeMeInstead: Josie volunteers to be Abaddon's meatsuit in place of Henry who is knocked out.

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* TakeMeInstead: Josie volunteers to be Abaddon's meatsuit in place of Henry who is Henry, who's knocked out.


* SoulJar: Literally. Abaddon is making her followers steal human souls in order to corrupt the souls into demons and form an army. Until then, they're keeping the souls in glass jars.

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* SoulJar: Literally. Abaddon is making her followers steal human souls in order to corrupt the souls into demons and form an army. Until then, they're keeping the souls in glass jars.


* SoulJar: A ''literal'' one! Abaddon is making her followers steal human souls so the soulless humans will become demons and join her.

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* SoulJar: A ''literal'' one! Literally. Abaddon is making her followers steal human souls so in order to corrupt the soulless humans will become souls into demons and join her.form an army. Until then, they're keeping the souls in glass jars.


* AllLoveIsUnrequited: Josie loves Henry who seems to regard her more as a sister.


* CoolOldLady: Julia.

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* CoolOldLady: Current-day Julia.


* MyGreatestFailure: Younger Julia regards this as her keeping quiet and not telling Henry that Josie is Abaddon.

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* MyGreatestFailure: Younger Julia regards this as her keeping quiet and not telling Henry that Josie is Abaddon.


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* CouldntFindAPen: Mrs. Young scrawls in blood on her cell walls before hanging herself. Some of the other prisoners do the same later.



* TakeMeInstead: Josie volunteers to be Abaddon's meatsuit in place of Henry who is knocked out.

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* TakeMeInstead: Josie volunteers NiceJobBreakingItHero: The Men of Letters send two green initiates unsupervised to be Abaddon's meatsuit in place the Convent of Henry who is knocked out.Evil, giving Abaddon a younger vessel and sealing their own doom.


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* TheSoulless: There are marked behavioral changes in those who have lost their souls. Sam can see the signs because he's been there.
* TakeMeInstead: Josie volunteers to be Abaddon's meatsuit in place of Henry who is knocked out.

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* TakeMeInstead: Josie volunteers to be Abaddon's meatsuit in place of Henry who is knocked out.


Sam investigates a case of normal people suddenly becoming violent murderers while Dean struggles with the effects of the Mark of Cain.

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Sam investigates a case of normal people suddenly becoming violent murderers while Dean struggles with the effects of the Mark of Cain.Cain.

!!Tropes
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: Josie loves Henry who seems to regard her more as a sister.
* CoolOldLady: Julia.
* DeadpanSnarker: Older Julia is very snarky.
* MyGreatestFailure: Younger Julia regards this as her keeping quiet and not telling Henry that Josie is Abaddon.
* SoulJar: A ''literal'' one! Abaddon is making her followers steal human souls so the soulless humans will become demons and join her.

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Sam investigates a case of normal people suddenly becoming violent murderers while Dean struggles with the effects of the Mark of Cain.

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