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Welcome back to our review of the most "Memorable Moments" of Supernatural season 12! Let's continue our series with episode 12.04 "American Nightmare". Once again I put together a list of what I felt were the best moments from this episode. The list varies from episode to episode depending on what has transpired.  I hope you enjoy it and share what your picks would be. 

Best Broments

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The several talks between the brothers over the situation with their Mother. Walking to the Petersons..... 


....and the next day after all the excitement.

Best Sam Moments

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Sam's talk with Gail Peterson. Finding about why they chose a simpler life. 

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But also setting her straight...' God doesn't care what kind of life you live, trust me. And God didn't kill your daughter, you did'

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Also his talk with Magda...trying to help her realize she isn't the devil but has psychic abilities  

Best Dean Moments

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Dean's text to his Mom and realizing...'I'm a thirteen year old girl' 


And his talk with Mr. Peterson as he helped with the wagon wheel. 

Funniest Moment

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Dean believing Beth is a witch and has been doing the killings. He goes to end her..... 

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....but finds out it wasn't her after all. 

Dean: How you liking the new gig?

Beth: I hate it!

Dean: What??

Best Brothers Morphing Moment


Sam liked an 80's rock band and Dean didn't??

Dean: The master of light is now the Master of Butt Rock. He jumped into Vince Vincente.

Sam: The Rock star?

Dean: The Douchebag! The guys roll of purple hair down to his butt and a spike cod piece.

Sam: It was the 80's

Dean: The what?

Sam: It was the 80's.

Dean: What you're defending him?

Sam: I mean his third album wasn't....not horrible.

Dean: I hate you so much right now. 

Best One Liners/Comments

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Mrs. Peterson: Do you know God, Gentlemen?

Dean: Oh yeah, Yeah we're more...besties. 

Grossest Moment

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Abraham foaming at the mouth from the rat poison 

Creepiest Moment

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Mrs. Peterson at the top of the dark stairs 

Most Thought Pondering Moments

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Why make dessert if you plan to poison/kill your family during the main course? Force of habit or trying to lead off suspicion?  

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You serve your guest his dinner but leave him tied up. Was she going to force feed him after she watched her family die from the poison? 

Saddest Moment


Magda being killed by Mr Ketch. 

Most Touching Moment


Magda leaning her head on Sam's shoulder 

Best Disguise

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Sam and Dean as Child Services wearing SWEATERS. 

Best Alias

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I have to go with Father's Penn and DeNiro, a shout out to their movie 'We're No Angels'

Most Reflective Moment

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Remember when scaling high fences.... 

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... was once a breeze 

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and now climbing over a 4 foot fence is a struggle. 'Ahhhh to be 26 again' 

Best CGI/VFX scene

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The invisible lashing of the victims 

Best Emblem

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Sam having The Men of Letters emblem as a screen saver on his phone. 

Best Camera Shot

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The stain glass window. 

Best Overhead Shots

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The 'Holy Water' bowl......

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The father overseeing the fallen parishioner  


the fallen grocery boy

Best Scenic Scene

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Sam and Dean walking along the long driveway of the Peterson's home. 

Best Lighting Scene

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The sun rays shining through the stain glass windows onto only one side of the church.   

Best Phone Message/Text


Mary finally responding to Dean's Message 

I hope you enjoyed this "Memorable Moments" review! Please share what your picks would be for these categories, or offer categories of your own!