Episode 4.01: Lazarus Rising
Airdate: September 18, 2008
Every Supernatural fan is dying to find out what happens in the first episode of Season Four. After two consecutive springtimes wondering if our beloved Sam and Dean Winchester would return to us, next Autumn, we were finally able to enjoy the final half-dozen Season Three episodes without worrying if there would be a Season Four. Those same episode also left us with the death of older brother Dean, and to see him in the waning moments of the season, agonizing in a bizarre Hell.
So, fellow fans fainting for further factual finds for favorite, fresh, fraternal fiction, join me alliteratively through a roundup of Supernatural Season Four Premiere Spoilers. Okay, maybe not alliteratively. That would just be annoying. The factoids are actually very “open”. So open, I’m not sure I believe any of them. So open, however, that the spoiler-sensitive may still not want to venture beyond the jump…
- The teaser-y screening of the first five minutes of the episode reveal Dean digging his way from the grave. We see from a newspaper, that Dean must have been in Hell for four months. Suddenly, though, an unknown force whacks Dean, knocking him out. [The new, recurring demon Castiel?]
- Bobby introduces Sam to Pamela Barnes –played by Tracy Dinwiddie- a psychic who attempted to summon the Yellow Eyed Demon, Azazel himself. Bobby calls her “the best damn psychic in the state.” They contact her to help track down demons. [Remember the war?]
- They also hope that Pamela can help them find out about Dean’s fate.
- Something attacks Bobby.
- Sam appears to hook up with Kristy, described as 20-something, “sexy, snarky, and adept at adjusting to any and every situation”. [Sounds like Harvey Keitel in Pulp Fiction.] She also sounds to be savvy about the ways of the demons, and other underworldlies.
- Castiel, a new demon that no human can see, seems to be talking to [Dean]. A discussion between them makes it sound like Castiel must have rescued Dean. Dean (“guy”) asks a lot of questions of Castiel, but, hey! He’s out! What more could he want?
- Castiel is calm, but very good at getting people’s attention as well as gaining their trust.
How much do you believe? 100%? 5%? 0%? Let’s hear what you think, in the comments.