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Recap / Supernatural S 08 E 01 We Need To Talk About Kevin

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Recap of Supernatural
Season 8, Episode 1

We Need to Talk About Kevin
"The rules are simple, Sam. You don't take a joint from a guy named Don and there's no dogs in the car!"

Well, I guess standing too close to exploding Dick sends your ass straight to Purgatory.

Written by Jeremy Carver.

Directed by Robert Singer.

Air Date: October 3, 2012.

One year after killing the leader of the Leviathans, Dick Roman, Dean emerges from Purgatory, with a vampire, Benny, in tow. The two part ways, and Dean quickly reunites with Sam; however, he's surprised to find out that in their year apart, Sam has stopped hunting. They soon discover that Kevin has escaped Crowley's clutches, and Sam agrees to drop everything to help Dean find him. In order to find Kevin, they visit his old girlfriend, Channing, who has actually been possessed by a demon and alerts Crowley. When they track down Kevin, he has learned a lot about defeating Leviathans and demons and escaped from Crowley on his own. He's also learned how to close all the gates to Hell forever, but the tablet with this information was left in a safe place. Two demons arrive at the church where Kevin is hiding. After Sam and Dean kill them with Ruby's knife, Crowley and the possessed Channing arrive. Crowley offers to spare Channing's life if Kevin is willing to work for him. Kevin agrees and says he needs to get his things. Dean tries to attack Crowley, but Crowley makes Ruby's knife become too hot for Dean to hold. When Crowley goes to look for Kevin, he is doused with holy water Kevin had rigged above the door. This allows Kevin and the Winchesters to escape, but Crowley kills Channing in retaliation. Throughout the episode, we see flashbacks of how Sam met a veterinarian, Amelia, after hitting a dog with his car, and how Dean met Benny in Purgatory.


Body Count:

For this episode = 6 humans, 2 vampires, and 4 demons.

For the series so far = At least 814 humans (of which 6 were witches), 103 demons, 58 angels, 47 ghosts, 36 Jefferson Starships, 28 vampires, 19 zombies, 15 gods, 9 hellhounds, 7 skinwalkers, 6 changelings, 5 shapeshifters, 4 ghouls, 4 Leviathan, 3 djinn, 3 dogs, 2 Amazons, 2 arachnes, 2 kitsunes, 2 vetalas, 2 werewolves, 1 crocotta, 1 dragon, 1 fairy, 1 Khan worm, 1 lamia, the Mother of All, 1 okami, 1 phoenix, 1 Purgatory creature, 1 rakshasa, 1 rawhead, 1 reaper, 1 rugaru, 1 shojo, 1 shtriga, 1 siren, 1 wendigo, 1 whore of Babylon, and 1 wraith.




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