I didnâ€™t realize it was possible to inflict this much suffering on a seriesâ€™ characters and the fans who love them. Theyâ€™ve been ripping our hearts out and stomping all over them, week after week, for years. And we love it. Itâ€™s a relationship as dysfunctional as the brothers themselves!
Stocking up on Kleenex is pretty par for course before a new episode. Survival checklists have also included booze, whole chocolate cakes, and by way of precaution, putting 911 on speed dial! Fortunately, the resident therapist at TWFB has offered spots on the biggest virtual couch ever to help calm our frayed nerves . . . Thanks to Karen, Jas, and Nitewoman, whose comments I pilfered in writing this paragraph!
Wanna play a really cruel joke on a Supernatural fan? Set the alarm to wake them up to Asiaâ€™s â€œHeat of the Momentâ€. Put some pink flamingos on the walls for good measure and you are guaranteed to freak them right out. Weâ€™re talking panic and palpitations. Be warned, however, that as soon as they recover they will try to kill you. If they seem cool with it and laugh it off, start to worry. They are likely plotting something even more heinous to do to you.
1."The Enigma of Sam Winchester's Hair" is way funnier than my attempt to address the matter in #23. Newcomers are directed to the archives, that article is a must-read! For the sake of completeness, however, it simply could not be left off the â€œThings to Ruinâ€ list. Btw, the pilot is so frigginâ€™ dark I near went nuts trying to find a decent picture of the never-to-be-seen-again Pilot Hair.
2.Anyone perplexed by Urielâ€™s inclusion under #18, heâ€™s there on purposeâ€”â€œWireâ€ fans, that oneâ€™s for you!
3.I had 25 items on the list, a reasonably nice round number. Then I saw â€œHammer of the Godsâ€ and absolutely had to throw in #22, for a new total of 26, which was so screwing with my OCD that I just kept adding stuff until I got to 30. Damn you, Kripke.
So what has Supernatural ruined for you? Iâ€™m sure thereâ€™s plenty Iâ€™ve missed! Summer hellatus is upon us, and with it a temporary respite from further ruination. Enjoy it while you can, folks-- Iâ€™m sure thereâ€™ll be plenty more gruesome fun come September!