AMAZING!! I missed my Winchester boys (especially Dean...looooove Dean). I will fully admit, I cried, balled like a freakin baby to Season 5's finale. Now don't get me wrong I am so so so so so so sooooooooooo happy that there is going to be a season 6 but if the series had ended at Season 5 I would have been satisfied with that ending. Eric Kripke you are the man. But since its not going to end at Season 5 all I have to say is EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And this first episode has already proven that this will be a very interesting season.
It's been a year since Dean and Sam saved the world and stopped the apocolypse. Dean now has a family, Lisa (the only woman he has ever wanted to settle down with) and her son Ben (who I know Dean loves as if he were his own). He has a beer every night with his new bff and neighbor Sid. He drives an old yellow pick up (no more 67 Chevy Impala ::cries a little::) and has an honest, steady day job. Yes he has a devils trap painted on the floor under the rug by the front door and sleeps with a shot gun and holy water under his bed but Dean is a retired hunter. That is until he is poisoned by a djinn and almost dies only to be saved by Sam...that's right I said Sam. The Sam Winchester, the younger brother who fell into a bottomless pit that led straight to hell taking the devil with him. Yeah he's back.
Sam is BACK!!
Back from hell and he has no idea why or how. Can you say suspect?! Castiel did not make an appearance in this episode and according to Sammy has been unreachable, so he's no help at all (thus far). Also Sam has been back for a year (p.s. Bobby even knew) and he's been hunting with actual family.
Enter the Cambells.
If you are as much of a die hard Supernatural fan as moi you know that the Cambells are Dean and Sam's mother's family. The Cambells have been hunters since "the mayflower" to quote Samuel Cambell (that's right grandaddy is back....resurrected at the same time as Sam, again don't know how, don't know why). In Season 5 we found out that Mary Winchester grew up a hunter and now we finally get to learn more about one of the oldest and greatest hunter families ever (I can't wait!!). But again SUSPECT!! Because after taking down 2 of the 3 djinn that are after Sam and Dean (a whole revenge thing), Samuel and fellow Cambell hunters capture one and hide this fact from the brothers. Very suspect.
Samuel mentions that the usual monsters are acting strangly, Werewolves turning on the half moon not just the full moon things like that, and there are new monsters, creatures that no one has ever even seen before. But why would Samuel, a life long hunter, born and bred to exterminate supernatural creatures, want to capture one alive? I read in an EW article that this season was going to focus on both the Cambells and the origins of Monsters. This is definitely going to be a very interesting season. I can't wait for next Friday!!!
TV Guide: Supernatural Episode 1, Season 6: Exile on Main Street
Inspiration: "It's like we got a contract on us. You think it's 'cause we're so awesome? I think it's 'cause it's we're so awesome." - Dean Winchester
Joyful Tunes: Kansas - Carry on my Wayward son