The Winchester boys have got some problems. It seems that Sam is the perfect candidate for Satanâ€™s vessel. In the meantime, Dean decides that they should attempt to battle Armageddon apart from one another. Suddenly, he wakes up and itâ€™s five years later. Letâ€™s just say that 2014 is not a friendly place.
It seems that President Palin has helped bring Ragnarok, Deanâ€™s hunting buddies have passed on and worst of all: his car is left to rust. Essentially, the arch-angel Zachariah (Kurt Fuller) has sent Dean â€œback to the futureâ€ to find out what life will be like if he doesnâ€™t allow himself to be the archangel Michaelâ€™s vessel. This adventure leads the 2009 Dean to encounter his 2014 self and it isnâ€™t pretty â€“ but it is humorous. This time, the writing reigns are held by Ben Edlund and as usual, it is top notch as it blends action, drama and wit.
As with every episode, the core deals with family relationships. It seems that Lucifer simply couldnâ€™t bow down to his fatherâ€™s â€œhairless apes.â€ Yes, folks: the devil has a daddy complex. Zachariah brings Dean back, begging him to give himself up to Michael. The choice Dean makes is in typical Winchester fashion and as usual, Castiel has impeccable timing. Although they brought on the apocalypse, the five years of this show has proven that these brothers are stronger together than apart.
One thing is certain: Dean and Sam will â€œmake their own future.â€ Itâ€™s as Satan said: no matter what happens, theyâ€™ll always end up â€œhere.â€ Tune in next week as the Winchesters fight the evils of the world.