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Memorable Moments Supernatural 12.17 - The British Invasion

Welcome back to the Memorable Moments Series for episode 12.17 The British Invasion. Once again I have put together a list of what I felt was the best and most memorable moments from this episode. The list does  vary from episode to episode depending on what has transpired.  I hope you enjoy it and share what your picks would be. 

Best Broment

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Sam is talking to Eileen about finding Kelly Cline.... 

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....after some discussion Eileen says 'Good bye Sam' 

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Sam says goodbye with all smiles. 

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Dean of course notices the special vibes between Eileen and Sam and has to comment... 

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...'Well that's cute.' 'Come on' says Sam trying to blow it off..... but we know the truth...

Best Dean Moment

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During the morning coffee, Dean asked about Eileen. Sam replies she's gone back to Ireland for a bit..... 

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...Sam hands Dean a special gift... 

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...it is the Colt... 

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Dean takes a loving look at it... 

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...and aims it ' Welcome back Sweetheart'  

Brother's in Unison

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The brothers sitting side by side holding their drinks. 

Best Sam Moment

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Eileen has mistakenly killed Renny Rawlings and Mick has proclaim that she must die for killing a MOL. Sam instantly tries to defuse the situation. 

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Sam's words reach him with the memories of killing his best friend. He lets them all go. 

Best One Liners/comment

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Castiel's voice message ' This is a voice mail, so make your voice... a mail(male)' 

Best Mick Moment

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Dr. Hess has come to America to get back control of the BMOL.... accusing Mick of not following the necessary procedures. 

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Mick stands up for himself ... 

Best Eileen Moment

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Eileen tracks down the demon cleaning up Kelly's trail.... 

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She takes on this demon and wins the battle plus getting Kelly's cell number. 

Grossest Moment

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Lucifer licking the floor. 

Most Chilling Moment

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Dagon informing Kelly that 'Your baby is going to be just fine. But you won't. Those weird little pangs, just a taste of what's to come, cause Kiddo birthing a Nephalim ...Fatal...Always.' 

Most Despicable Moment

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Dr. Hess, the Head Mistress of the School directs a young Mick and his best friend Timothy to a room.  

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The room has plastic on the floor and as the boys stand at attention Dr. Hess informs them that they have a final challenge to full fill.... 

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 ... they need to 'Execute orders, without questions' and that ' only one of you will be leaving this room. Good luck'. SERIOSLY!!!  These are not MEN that you are asking to 'Execute an order' but CHILDREN!  All I can ask is 'Who is the MONSTER, here?' 

"What the #%$...?"  Moment

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As Mick defends his and the Winchester's actions, Ketch 'Executes Mick without question'.   

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After gasping and being totally mortified I once again had to ask ' Who is the MONSTER here?'

Saddest Moment

Mick's Story

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Learning that Mick was orphaned and living on the streets. '....I never really knew my Mom or my Dad. I was on the streets until the MOL found me'....'I picked a members pocket, not on purpose, I was just after a couple of quid, but I got a cursed coin from Ancient Babylon instead.'.... 

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'the MOL thought I showed promise, signed me up, gave me a life.'    

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However I don't believe Mick thought he would be forced to kill his best friend. 

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Even after Timothy suggested they sneak out and he would contact his father ....

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...Mick's  fear of living back on the streets had him make a horrible decision.... 

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...he struck down his best friend .....

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... and has been haunted by that decision. 

Funniest Moment

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As Sam and Dean return to the bunker....

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....they find Mick has let himself in.. 'did you know that your key opens every Chapter House in the world' 

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After a long discussion of Lucifer siring a Nephalum and that the mother Kelly had gotten away, Dean informs Mick that they are stilling looking for her but until they do... 

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'Let's drink'  

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The next morning leaves a very hung-over Dean and....

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...Sam. 'You look like crap' says Sam to Dean. Dean of course responds 'You look crappier'

Dean continues 'I got to hand it to Mick, when you get him started, that man can drink. We can drink, but he's got like the 'Can Drink Gold Metal'.

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Mick comes in showing no signs of being hung-over and pours himself a Tomato juice. After hearing a bit about his past he then ask if they have Vodka. 

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This makes Dean very nauseous.   

Cutest Moments

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Sam and Eileen special connection.  

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The way Eileen looks at Sam is so adorable.  

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As Sam successfully tricks Kelly into revisiting the Doctors Office... 

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Eileen gets all excited ....

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....making Sam just as excited. 

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Sam taking the time to learn some 'Sign Language', asking Eileen if she is ok.  

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When she responds that she is not ok, he comforts her. 

Most Raised Eyebrow Moment

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Mary 'spending the night' with ....

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Ketch... Not going to judge here, everyone has needs. It can be a lonely life 'Hunting'. 

Best Slow-Mo Moment

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Eileen getting hold of the Colt.... 

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...and shooting it at ...

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Dagon ,who is pulling Kelly behind her. 

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Just as the bullet should hit Dagon she wisps her and Kelly away. 

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Leaving the bullets aim straight for Renny. 

Best Camera Shot

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The light of a oncoming car shines onto our brothers. 

Best Angle Shot

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The long view of the Office room with the animal skeleton head in the foreground. 

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The down view of the Kendricks emblem. 

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Looking down  of the corridor of a young Mick walking towards Dr Hess. 

Best Scenic Scene

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The view of the road with the  Mountains in the background.  

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

Mallena's Supernatural Musings: 4.09 "I Know What You Did Last Summer"

This episode introduces us to Anna Milton.  She isn’t a normal girl, like she appears, but is really an angel who fell to earth by her own choice.  We also get to spend some good times with Sam and Ruby and to take a journey down Memory Lane. 

Read more: Mallena's Supernatural Musings: 4.09 "I Know What You Did Last Summer"

The WFB Supernatural Season 12 Fan Choice Awards - The Results!

The nominations were collected, the votes have been cast, the results have been tabulated, and the winners are now official!  I’m proud to announce the winners, runner-ups, editor's choice and maybe a few honorable mentions just for kicks for the 17 categories of The Winchester Family Business Supernatural Season 12 Fan Vote Awards.  

 

Supernatural Comes to San Diego Comic Con 2017!

San Diego Comic Con 2017 is this week! The most anticipated comic book, superhero, scifi/fantasy genre event of the year starts this Wednesday, July 19 and runs through Sunday, July 23. This is a major promotional event for Supernatural, with press and thousands of fans eagerly awaiting the panel and spoiler teases that are released on Sunday. This year is extra special as Jared and Jensen will be appearing on the prestigious late night talk show, Conan Wed night!
 
The WFB has been covering all the exciting Supernatural SDCC17 announcements and products for the past few weeks. Visit our News Page for pictures of the Supernatural TV Guide cover, Comic-Con bag, panel schedule, promotional give-aways and TV appearances. Our own Nightsky will be attending the convention covering Supernatural and other panels of interest for The Winchester Family Business! Her schedule includes interviewing Jared, Jensen, Misha, Bob Singer and Andrew Dabb in the Supernatural press room.  Many of our show's past actors and writers will be there for new projects as well!

Read more: Supernatural Comes to San Diego Comic Con 2017!

12 Years of Big Boss Battles: Supernatural Villainy for the Ages

12 Years of Big Boss Battles: Supernatural Villainy for the Ages

“I'm glad, honestly. I'm not saying we bury the thing, I'm saying we just save it for when we really need it. Crowley, Metatron -- the big boss fights.” – Sam, 9.22 Stairway to Heaven

After twelve seasons of Supernatural - including one heck of an intense ending to our most recent finale, Supernatural has had it’s fair share of villains and monsters. Afterall, it is a show about fighting the creatures that go bump in the nights. That said, just how many of those creatures have resulted in, as Sam says, the “big boss” battle?

Read more: 12 Years of Big Boss Battles: Supernatural Villainy for the Ages

Fan Video of the Week: Supernatural Reflections "Family Feud”

 

"The gleam in their eyes telegraphs only too clearly that they are hoping for a headline, which of course means something disparaging, because nothing makes such good copy as a feud." — Chuck Palahniuk

 

Did you feel like they were trying to wrap up the loose ends for Crowley in season 12? If you look at the season as a whole, the hints were clear for his character. Crowley got a thank you from Sam and Dean. He got a hug from an innocent. His son’s story was tied up and Gavin returned to his own time to die. Rowena’s story was wrapped up and we got inside knowledge why she did what she did. She died in the finale. Crowley had a buddy comedy with Castiel and Dean and face off battle with Lucifer.

Do you now see how front and center Crowley was with his family and frenemies? He even saved the Winchesters and Cas a few times. And towards the end we even found out he had the Colt and the British Men of Letters were working with him. In the end he sacrificed himself because he was fond of the Winchesters more than demons and Hell. His last stand off with Lucifer and his “bye boys” was his “mischief managed” redemption swan song.

 

The MacLeod trio

 

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Crowley (Father Crowley,Fergus Roderick MacLeod, King of the Crossroads & King of Hell)
Played by Mark Sheppard, Lauren Tom (8.02), Marco Soriano (9.16) and Kirsten Robek (11.01)

Don't worry about -- what, like Lucifer didn't worry? Or Michael? Or Lilith or Alastair or Azazel didn't worry?! Am I the only game piece on the board who doesn't underestimate those denim-wrapped nightmares?!
– Crowley, 6.20 The Man Who Would Be King

I will miss our old frenemy Crowley when we will head forward to season 13. He was witty, conniving, ruthless and he had quotes to die for. What a long strange trip it has been from season five when we first met him. RIP. "All Along the Watchtower" was Mark Sheppard's 70th appearance as Crowley and, for the time being, the last time we saw Sheppard play him.

 

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Rowena MacLeod
Played by Ruth Connell

I hate you, because when I look into your eyes I see the woman I used to be, before magic, before the coven. When I was nothing but Rowena, the tanner's daughter. A pale, scared little girl, who smelled of filth and death. I hate you, because when you were born, your father said he loved me, then he went back to his grand wife and his grand house, whilst I lay pathetic and half dead on a straw mat -- my thighs slick with blood. I hate you, because if I didn't, I'd love you. But love, love is weakness. And I'll never be weak again.
– Rowena, 11.10 The Devil in the Details

Rowena grew on me over the episodes. I was not fond of the character at the start but she turned out to be as complex as her son. She turned out to be a frenemy also to the boys and well, if her death sticks, I guess I am little dissapointed we didn't get to see the MEGA coven.

Connell played Rowena for 23 episodes that are 10.03 Soul Survivor, 10.07 Girls, Girls, Girls, 10.09 The Things We Left Behind, 10.10 The Hunter Games, 10.14 The Executioner's Song, 10.16 Paint It Black, 10.17 Inside Man, 10.18 Book of the Damned, 10.19 The Werther Project, 10.21 Dark Dynasty, 10.22 The Prisoner, 10.23 Brother's Keeper, 11.03 The Bad Seed, 11.09 O Brother Where Art Thou?, 11.10 The Devil in the Details, 11.18 Hell's Angel, 11.22 We Happy Few, 11.23 Alpha and Omega, 12.02 Mamma Mia, 12.03 The Foundry, 12.08 LOTUS, 12.11 Regarding Dean and 12.13 Family Feud.

 

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Gavin MacLeod
Played by Adam Groves (6.04) and Theo Devaney (9.21 & 12.13)

The ship went down? Well, that's a good fit with the rest of my life.
– Gavin MacLeod, 9.21 King of the Damned

Not the best family to be born into. Gavin was a good lad even if he made some bad choices before. Crowley was not the best father material but still he had a son that was honorable and did the right thing in the end. The second Gavin was actually pretty sweet. He was in episodes 6.04 Weekend at Bobby's, 9.21 King of the Damned and 12.13 Family Feud.

 


Crowley is Fergus MacLeods Destiny ( SPN II Season 10) by: Crowleys Hellhound Production

 

Molitva/Prayer by Marija Šerifović

 

Ni oka da sklopim,
Postelja prazna tera san,
A ?ivot se topi
I nestaje brzo, k'o dlanom o dlan.

K'o razum da gubim,
Jer stvarnost I ne primećujem,
Jo? uvek te ljubim,
Jo? uvek ti slepo verujem.

K'o luda, ne znam kuda,
Ljubavi se nove bojim,
A dane, ?ive rane,
Vi?e ne brojim.

Molitva, kao ?ar na mojim usnama je,
Molitva, mesto reči samo ime tvoje.
(I) Nebo zna, kao ja,
Koliko puta sam ponovila,
To nebo zna, ba? kao ja,
Da je ime tvoje moja jedina
Molitva.

 

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I can’t close my eyes

Empty bed chases dream away
And life melts
And disappears fast, in the twinkling of an eye

Like I’m losing my mind,
Cause I can’t even notice the real world
I still love you, I still trust you blindly

Like a lunatic, I don’t know where to go
a new love scares me
and days, open wounds
I don’t count anymore

Prayer, like a fire on my lips
prayer, instead of words, your name only
Heaven knows, like I do
how many times I’ve repeated
heaven knows, just like I do
that your name is my only
prayer

But I can’t lie to God
lie as long as I pray
and I lie if I say
that I don’t love you

 

Marija Šerifović born 14 November 1984) is a Serbian singer. She won the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 with the song "Molitva". Šerifović is the daughter of Verica Šerifović, also a notable singer. She was also one of the judges on Eurosong to choose the Irish entry for Eurovision Song Contest 2008 and sang Molitva to close the show. She was also a member of the International Jury in Melodifestivalen 2009, the selection for the Swedish entry to Eurovision Song Contest 2009.

 

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Quotes

 

Crowley: Oh, you'll resist, at first. But the humiliation will eat at you. Until, finally, you're worn down by your utter helplessness. And you call me... Master. You brag of your superior power. Well, genius trumps brute force. I've had a dozen of my most loyal studying the cage where you were held at the molecular level. They managed to replicate the material. They made those chains. Getting you here... well, that was a different matter.

 

Mr. Ketch: This work. It's demanding and must come first. The Men of Letters is my family.
Mary: I'm sorry. Nothing comes before my family, not with me.
Mr. Ketch: Really? Or is that just what you want to believe? You're different when you talk to them. Softer. Weaker. Not an insult, just an observation. But when you hunt, Mary... you're one of the best I've ever seen.Now you might play at being the good mummy, but when you're in the thick of it, nothing but a blade in your hand and blood in the air, that's the real you, the best you. And I think you know it. And I think that scares the hell out of you.

 

Crowley: So that was all drivel you were spewing about Gavin doing the right thing?
Rowena: It was the right thing. Maybe for Gavin, certainly for me. It allowed me to watch you suffer the loss of a child.
Crowley: Payback.
Rowena: I'm your mother, dear. Who better to crush your shriveled heart?

 

Music

 

"Play with Fire" by The Rolling Stones

 

References and Minutiae

 

"Family Feud" is reference to the game show of the same name.

The teacher's death in the pre-title sequence is reminiscent of Johnny Depp's death in A Nightmare on Elm Street. Watch the scene here.

Like Raphael's first vessel, Donnie Finnerman, Nick would have been rendered in a Persistent Vegetative State from archangel possession, making it impossible for him to verbally consent. While not stated in the episodes, one can assume Raphael and Lucifer gained reentry into their vessels through subconscious means.

 

References

 

en.wikipedia.org
supernaturalwiki.com
metrolyrics.com
brainyquote.com

 

Cover art by: FIGHT THE FAIRIES! @Alice_Mars_Mann, Her Instagram

 

What did you think about Crowley’s arc this season? Share your thoughts below.

Mallena's Supernatural Musings: 10.19 "The Werther Project"

I was underwhelmed with season ten for most of its run, so it was wonderful to watch an episode as thrilling as this one.  It has many of my favorite Supernatural elements: a scary house, great backstory, suspense, blood draining, brotherly love, surprise callbacks of yore, and a tense plot that keeps things moving at a brisk pace.

Read more: Mallena's Supernatural Musings: 10.19 "The Werther Project"