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1%%Zero-Context Example entries are not allowed on wiki pages. All such entries have been commented out. Add context to the entries before uncommenting them.²²[floatboxright: ²Previous: Recap/SupernaturalS03E09MalleusMaleficarum\²Next: Recap/SupernaturalS03E11MysterySpot]²²'''[[Recap/{{Supernatural}} Recap]] of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'''''\²'''Season 3, Episode 10:'''²²!Dream A Little Dream of Me²²->'''Dean:''' My father was an obsessed bastard! All that crap he dumped on me about protecting Sam, that was his crap. He's the one that couldn't protect his family! He's the one who let mom die! Who wasn't there for Sam, I always was! It wasn't fair! I didn't deserve what he put on me, and I don't deserve to go to Hell!²²Written by Sera Gamble and Cathryn Humphris.²²Directed by Steve Boyum.²²Air Date: February 7, 2008.²²Sam and Dean have to rescue Bobby from the clutches of a creature capable of killing people in their dreams in [[ Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]].²²!!Body count ²For this episode = 1 human.²²For the series so far = At least 236 humans (of which 3 were witches), 17 ghosts, 9 demons, 10 vampires, 6 changelings, 3 gods, 2 shapeshifters, 2 werewolves, 1 djinn, 1 rakshasa, 1 rawhead, 1 shtriga, 1 wendigo, and 1 zombie.²²!Tropes:²²* AbusiveParents:²** Jeremy, whose father beat him with a baseball bat. ²** Dean finally acknowledges that John was "an obsessed bastard". ²* ActingForTwo: Jensen Ackles plays both Dean and Evil!Dean.²* AllJustADream: Bela having feelings for Sam and their having sex.²* BattleInTheCenterOfTheMind: Jeremy and Sam, Dean and Evil!Dean, Bobby and Karen.²* CatapultNightmare: When Sam and Dean wake up after Dean gets Bobby to realize it was a dream.²* ChekhovsGun: Jeremy offering Dean beer, which Dean accepts. Bobby later reveals in a WhamLine that Jeremy got his DNA, and is therefore able to enter and manipulate his dreams, because he ''also'' accepted a beer from Jeremy. Meaning that because Dean had taken Jeremy up on his offer, too, Jeremy now has access to Dean's DNA and therefore his dreams.²* CannotDream: Ironically, Jeremy had this as his backstory; his father hit him in the head with a baseball bat and the resulting brain-damage left him unable to dream. When he starts taking African dream root, he starts dreaming again.²* DistressedDude: Sam gets tied up and beaten with a baseball bat. ²* DreamSequence: Literally--all three of Our Heroes, plus the VillainOfTheWeek, share a dream.²* DreamWalker: With the help of African dream root and a body part, anyone can enter someone else's dream. ²* DreamWeaver: Jeremy and, in the end, Sam. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by Bobby. "So, you did a little dreamweaving of your own there."²* DreamWorld: And Jeremy's gotten really good at controlling it.²* DrowningMySorrows: Sam getting drunk at a bar after realizing that he might not be able to prevent Dean's death. ²* EroticDream: Sam has one about Bela.²* ExplainExplainOhCrap: This is how Bobby realizes that Bela wasn't just helping out to repay a debt to him: He didn't save her life in Flagstaff, he just gave her a good deal on an amulet. ²* EvilTwin: Dean encounters a dream version of himself that is what he fears he'll become after he goes to Hell.²* IdiotBall: The Winchesters get this with respect to Bela. She sees where they keep their one-of-a-kind, legendary monster-killing artifact (a motel safe) when they open it in front of her and then quickly proceed to knock themselves out using the dream root she brought them, leaving it unprotected. What did they think would happen?²* ILetGwenStacyDie: Bobby became a hunter after his wife was possessed by a demon. ²* IJustWantToBeNormal: Dean has dreams about a normal life with [[Recap/SupernaturalS03E02TheKidsAreAlright Lisa and Ben]]. ²* JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind: First Bobby's mind, then Dean's.²* NeverSleepAgain: Once Bobby explains about the beer, he and Dean both know that they've given the dream walker everything he needs to kill them in their sleep. They resolve not to sleep again until they find away to counteract his abilities. Dean lasts two days before he decides to screw it and go to sleep anyway as a way to draw Jeremy out.²* OrWasItADream: Everyone's awake and the "monster" is defeated, but the cut-to-credits is Dean's demonic doppelganger snapping its fingers.²* SafeCracking: Bela steals the Colt from the motel safe.²* ShipSinking: Bela's theft of the Colt, which makes the Winchesters legitimately plan on hunting her down and killing her, ends any potential hook-ups she might have had with the boys before they even start. Funnily enough, happens in the same episode that has...²* ShipTease:²** Sam has an EroticDream about Bela saying she came because she can't stop thinking about him, and they kiss and have sex. [[AllJustADream Sam wakes up]] with a dopey grin, drooling, and seems to be both flustered and excited to see her in person later on.²** Lisa is the woman of Dean's dreams. Literally.²* ThemedAliases: Dean's Pittsburgh City Police Dept. badge has him as Detective [[Music/LedZeppelin Robert Plant]].²* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Evil!Dean delivers this to the real one.²* TitleDrop: A variation: Cass Elliot's version of "Dream A Little Dream of Me" plays during Dean's picnic dream.²* YourMindMakesItReal: Being killed in a dream by a dreamweaver kills you for real.²* YourWorstNightmare: Bobby (his wife) and Dean (himself).


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