Note - I wrote this during season 6. So many things have changed about SPN - the plot, characters, focus. The music (sadly). One thing has not. I liked Supernatural from the pilot, obsessed over it from Dead in the Water, and it is still my favorite show on TV. No other show grips me so completely in the plight of its characters. Thanks Supernatural cast and crew for being can't miss TV for 6 years. I look forward to spending a seventh season still enthralled by you.
Oh, and it's impossible for me to separate 6 years of Supernatural destiny at this time, so hints are bound to creep in. Plus, I'm watching this on iTunes with their crummy new soundtrack so I can't talk about all the great music either. Trust me, get the DVD's. They are well worth it if only for the music alone.
I loved the pilot when I first saw it. I think I love it even more now that I look back on it with nostalgia. It's not in my top 20 greatest Supernatural episodes of all time, but it is in my top 20 pilots. I love the action, brother moments, and especially all the great one-liners. It's funny and still one of the scariest episodes in Supernatural's history. Plus, it gave us Metallicar's theme song, AC/DC's "Back in Black." How can you go wrong with that?
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