Monsters don't always come from below.
After finding a tip on the Michael's possible location, Sam, Bobby and Mary are off to Duluth while Castiel stays back to babysit Jack and Nick. After arriving at the local morgue, the three of them see that the eyes of the victims have all been burnt out; clearly the work of an angel but there's something more here.
The sky is blue, the grass is green and the Winchesters are back.
It's bene three weeks since Sam last saw his brother be overtaken by the archangel Michael. After a failed trip to Atlanta to find his brother, he arrives back at the bunker which has transformed from his home to a central headquarters for hunters.
Carry on my wayward son...
Things seem to be settling down for everyone from bizarro world and the latest hunt for Sam, Dean, Castiel and Jack goes so well that the Winchesters think that they may even be able to make a difference in the world after all – that retirement may be a real thing.
When doing the right thing feels so wrong.
After Sam enters the rebel human camp, everyone's first thoughts are elation that Sam is alive but it quickly melts away now that Lucifer has tagged along. Dean wants Jack to kill Lucifer immediately but the son of the devil is conflicted and teleports away during the anger and confusion.
Some deals are too good to refuse. Other deals don't leave you with a choice.
Now that Gabriel and Rowena have joined the team, the Winchesters have everything they need to open another rift and save Mary and Jack. But then things hit a snag when certain, ahem, the rift doesn't exactly live up to expectations.
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice...
With Castiel searching for Gabriel in Texas, the boys are picking up the slack in Colorado after Rowena's spell pointed them to Colorado. Just then, they get a knock at the door and it's none other than Gabriel himself. He's badly hurt and looking for more of his angel grace but the boys are fresh out after using it to open a rift.
Everything ends; even heaven.
Knowing how dire their straits have become, the Winchesters give Rowena a call for help. She tells them that she might be willing to help with the end of the world and all but she's awfully busy with her own things right now and just can't spare the time.
Dean and Ketch go walkin'' through a portal...
With the twenty four hour clock ticking, Dean and Ketch don't have much time to find Mary and Jac before the door closes to get home. After the two of them get moving, they see people being escorted on a bridge by angels. After two of them are killed, Dean sees that the third one is Charlie Bradbury.
It's the same old story for Sam and Dean Winchester: find the clues, enter the crypt and rescue the woman that hasn't aged a day since 1925. What could possibly go wrong?
In a shocking turn of events, Sam has actually found something on the Seal of Solomon in one the books in the bunker. This leads them to more research but still, it's a good start.
Jenkies! Jeepers! Zoinks! Son of a bitch!
After saving a shop keeper from an evil spirit within a giant stuffed dinosaur, the Winchesters are rewarded with their pick of anything in the store. Sam mentions that a reward is not necessary but a giant flat screen tv catches Dean's eye.