Hi, everyone! I’m back with another top ten list! This time I’m going with memorable moments of the Impala, aka “Baby”. I once again chose my list by picking the first ten scenes that came to mind. I figured these impacted and affected me the most. Now before you read my list, write down what you would pick. What ten Impala/Baby moments did you think of first?
1) “Devil’s Trap”
When it comes to the Impala, I always think of the moment when she get T-Boned by the transport truck. I can remember gasping the first time I saw this episode when she got hit. It was such a shocking moment.
I loved this episode. The filming through the eyes of Baby was amazing.
This shot will always be my favourite.
The episode really showed how much Baby was the brothers’ safe place…
…. and their home.
3) “A Very Supernatural Christmas”
The ending scene with the boys inside the motel and Baby outside guarding over her boys was such a beautiful moment.
4) “Two and a Half Men”
Dean takes Baby out of retirement .
The look on Dean’s face is heart warming.
5) “In the Beginning”
Dean convincing his father, John, to buy the Impala.
6) “Swan Song”
Learning the history of the Impala…..
….how much Dean and Sam had made Baby their own by carving their initials into the floorboards.
Also, immortalizing the impact on Sam of seeing the stuck army man in the ashtray. All his childhood memories flooding back to him and enabling him to overtake Lucifer and regain control over his body.
After Sam has fallen into the opening to Hell, a beaten Dean is left mourning over his brother, with Baby by his side.
7) “Keep Calm and Carry On”
Mary gets re-acquainted with Baby and has a romantic memory of John in the Impala.
Dean realising Mary’s memory becomes shocked and very uncomfortable.
8) “Unhuman Nature”
Without his grace, Jack is slowly dying. Jack tells Dean that he is going to leave and wants to live a little. Dean decides to take Jack on his journey with Baby.
One of things Jack wants to do is go fishing. This is a beautiful shot with Baby in the background guarding over them.
It was a sweet moment when Dean gives up the driver seat to teach Jack to drive.
9) “Lazarus Rising”
After Dean returns from Hell, he is re-joined with Baby. The look on his face is just adorable.
However, Dean is a little put out when he notices that Sam has ‘Douched her up’ with an iPod.
When Dean calls Sam out, Sam simply shrugs and replies ‘I thought it was my car.’
10) “Everybody Loves a Clown”
Sam admits to Dean that he is not dealing with John’s death well, and that he is carrying guilt over their rocky relationship. Sam also points out that Dean is not dealing with it either. ‘I’m not ok… neither are you.’
After Sam leaves, Dean reacts to his own guilt and frustration by brutally bashing Baby with a crowbar. It was a very painful, but powerful moment.
Ok now it’s your turn. What were your top ten Impala “Baby” moments?
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