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* VanHelsingHateCrimes: Since the silver-clawed killer lost his son to monsters--or so he thinks--he's determined to kill as many as he can regardless of whether they're good or bad, and goading the rest into killing each other.
* VanillaProtagonist: Ennis as a potential main protagonist was pretty bland and the bulk of his arc being ripped from The Winchesters arc in season one just made him look even less unique in the process.

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* VanHelsingHateCrimes: Since the silver-clawed killer lost his son to monsters--or so he thinks--he's determined to kill as many as he can regardless of whether they're good or bad, and goading the rest into killing each other.
* VanillaProtagonist: Ennis as a potential main protagonist was pretty bland and the bulk of his arc being ripped from The Winchesters arc in season one just made him look even less unique in the process.
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* VanHelsingHateCrimes: Since the silver-clawed killer lost his son to monsters--or so he thinks--he's determined to kill as many as he can regardless of whether they're good or bad, and goading the rest into killing each other.

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* VanHelsingHateCrimes: Since the silver-clawed killer lost his son to monsters--or so he thinks--he's determined to kill as many as he can regardless of whether they're good or bad, and goading the rest into killing each other.other.
* VanillaProtagonist: Ennis as a potential main protagonist was pretty bland and the bulk of his arc being ripped from The Winchesters arc in season one just made him look even less unique in the process.


For this episode: 2 humans, 1 werewolf, 1 shapeshifter,1 vampire, .

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For this episode: 2 humans, 1 werewolf, 1 shapeshifter,1 vampire, .
shapeshifter, and 1 vampire.


* BigDamnHeroes: Sam and Dean behead the werewolf who was about to kill Ennis.

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* BigDamnHeroes: Sam and Dean behead the werewolf vampire who was about to kill Ennis.


!!Body Count:

For this episode: 2 humans, 1 werewolf, 1 shapeshifter,1 vampire, .

For the series so far = At least 1098 angels, 1023 humans (of which 8 were witches), 165 demons, 58 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.



* VanHelsingHateCrimes: Since the silver-clawed killer lost his son to monsters--or so he thinks--he's determined to kill as many as he can regardless of whether they're good or bad, and goading the rest into killing each other.

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* VanHelsingHateCrimes: Since the silver-clawed killer lost his son to monsters--or so he thinks--he's determined to kill as many as he can regardless of whether they're good or bad, and goading the rest into killing each other.

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*GlamourFailure: One of the ways that Ennis figures out that the Detective Costa he's talking to is a shapeshifter is pull out his phone and look at his face, which shows said failure with GlowingEyesOfDoom.

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*UnstoppableRage: [[spoiler: [[OurWereWolvesAreDifferent Violet]] [[HulkingOut hulks out]] when [[ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend David is hurt]] by Irv.]]


* EvilVersusEvil: The shapeshifter tribe lead by Margo Lassiter starts a war against the werewolf tribe lead by Julian Duval.

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* EvilVersusEvil: The shapeshifter tribe lead led by Margo Lassiter starts a war against the werewolf tribe lead led by Julian Duval.



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[[caption-width-right:175:Heroes who would never be.]]



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Sam and Dean head to Chicago to investigate a suspected monster killing, only to learn that the whole city is [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang run by five families of monsters.]]

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'''[[Recap/{{Supernatural}} Recap]] of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'''''\\
'''Season 9, Episode 20'''

!Bloodlines

Written by Andrew Dabb.

Directed by Robert Singer.

Air Date: April 29, 2014.

Sam and Dean head to Chicago to investigate a suspected monster killing, only to learn that the whole city is [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang run by five families of monsters.]]
monsters]].



-->'''Dean''': Sometimes, you've got to work with the bad guy to get to the worse guys.

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-->'''Dean''': -->'''Dean:''' Sometimes, you've got to work with the bad guy to get to the worse guys.



* LeftHanging: The Bloodlines episode was so poorly received that CW execs canceled plans for the show. All plotlines are tus left open.
* TheNicknamer: Dean nicknames David [[Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet "Romeo"]] and the latter calls him [[Series/BuffyTheVampireslayer "Buffy"]].

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* LeftHanging: The Bloodlines episode was so poorly received that CW execs canceled plans for the show. All spin-off. ''All'' plotlines are tus thus left open.
* TheNicknamer: Dean nicknames David [[Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet "Romeo"]] "[[Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet Romeo]]" and the latter David calls him [[Series/BuffyTheVampireslayer "Buffy"]].Dean "[[Series/BuffyTheVampireslayer Buffy]]".



* ObviouslyEvil: Julian Duval. He may not have [[WouldHitAGirl actually hit Violet]], but came close to throttling her.

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* ObviouslyEvil: Julian Duval. He may not have [[WouldHitAGirl actually hit Violet]], but came he did come close to throttling her.



* PoorlyDisguisedPilot: If [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supernatural:_Bloodlines Supernatural: Bloodlines]] gets picked up, that is.
** Unfortunately, plans for the spinoff seem to be canceled
* PreMortemOneLiner: "[[YouMonster I only see one monster here.]]"
* {{Recycled IN SPACE}}: Lampshaded by Dean.
-->'''Dean''': What is this? [[Film/TheGodfather Godfather]] with fangs?

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* PoorlyDisguisedPilot: If [[http://en.''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supernatural:_Bloodlines Supernatural: Bloodlines]] Bloodlines]]'' gets picked up, that is.
** Unfortunately, plans for the spinoff seem to be canceled
canceled.
* PreMortemOneLiner: "[[YouMonster I only see one monster here.]]"
here]]."
* {{Recycled IN SPACE}}: RecycledInSpace: Lampshaded by Dean.
-->'''Dean''': What is this? [[Film/TheGodfather Godfather]] ''[[Film/TheGodfather Godfather]]'' with fangs?



* ShapedLikeItself: David explains what a shapeshifter is: "We shift… our shape. It's kind of all there in the name."
* SpottingTheThread: When Detective Costa comes over, Ennis quickly realizes something's wrong when he keeps asking Ennis to repeat information and contradicting himself. Which leads to PullTheThread when Ennis says that [[DisappearedDad his father]] will be home soon, and "Costa" says "Yeah, it'd be great to see him, too.", convincing Ennis he's a disguised monster.

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* ShapedLikeItself: David explains what a shapeshifter is: "We shift… shift...our shape. It's kind of all there in the name."
* SpottingTheThread: When Detective Costa comes over, Ennis quickly realizes something's wrong when he keeps asking Ennis to repeat information and contradicting himself. Which leads to PullTheThread when Ennis says that [[DisappearedDad his father]] will be home soon, and "Costa" says "Yeah, it'd be great to see him, too.", too," convincing Ennis he's a disguised monster.



* StuffedIntoTheFridge: Ennis's fiancée Tamara is brutally, but accidentally murdered right as he's about to propose to her.
* VanHelsingHateCrimes: Since the silver-clawed killer lost his son to monsters - or so he thinks - he's determined to kill as many as he can regardless of whether they're good or bad, and goading the rest into killing each other.

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* StuffedIntoTheFridge: Ennis's fiancée Tamara is brutally, but accidentally accidentally, murdered right as he's about to propose to her.
* VanHelsingHateCrimes: Since the silver-clawed killer lost his son to monsters - or monsters--or so he thinks - he's thinks--he's determined to kill as many as he can regardless of whether they're good or bad, and goading the rest into killing each other.

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* OutOfFocus: Dean and Sam are barely in the episode.


* LeftHanging: The Bloodlines episode was so poorly received that CW execs canceled plans for the show. All plotlines are tus left open.



* [[FranchiseKiller Spinoff Killer]]: The Bloodlines episode was so poorly received that CW execs canceled plans for the show.


* PoorlyDisguisedPilot: If [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supernatural:_Bloodlines Supernatural: Bloodlines]] gets picked up, that is.

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* PoorlyDisguisedPilot: If [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supernatural:_Bloodlines Supernatural: Bloodlines]] gets picked up, that is.
** Unfortunately, plans for the spinoff seem to be canceled


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* [[FranchiseKiller Spinoff Killer]]: The Bloodlines episode was so poorly received that CW execs canceled plans for the show.


* CoconutSuperpowers: Shapeshifters in the family are able to change without shedding their skin. Justified since they grew up in a shifter family, unlike all the self-taught shifters (excluding the Alpha) we've seen thus far, and thus are a lot more knowledgeable about their powers.

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* CoconutSuperpowers: Shapeshifters in the family are able to change without shedding their skin. Justified since they grew up in a shifter family, unlike all the self-taught shifters (excluding the Alpha) we've seen thus far, and thus are a lot more knowledgeable about their powers.

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