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Revision as of 12:11, 22 January 2010


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Title Sam, Interrupted
Episode # Season 5, Episode 11
First aired January 21, 2010
Directed by James L. Conway
Written by Andrew Dabb and Daniel Loflin
On IMDB http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1543420/
Outline When a former hunter asks for help, Sam and Dean admit themselves to a psychiatric hospital
Monster Wraith
Timeline It is a 'few weeks' since Ellen and Jo died.
Location(s) Glenwood Springs Psychiatric Hospital, Ketchum, Oklahoma
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Synopsis

Characters

Definitions

Music

Quotes

Dr Fuller: To be frank, the relationship you have with your brother seems dangerously codependent. I think a little time apart will do you both good.
Dr Erica Cartwright: And you’re my paranoid schizophrenic with a narcissistic personality disorder and religious psychosis.
Martin: I’m useless. Why do you think I checked myself into the Hotel California? A reference to the Easgles’ song Hotel California where you can “check in anytime you like, but you can never leave”.
Dean: Crazy is the clue!

Trivia & References

The title is a reference to the book Girl, Interupted by Susanna Kaysen. About her experiences in a psychiatric hospital. It was later made into a movie starring Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie. Misha Collins also appeared in the film
Sam and Dean's aliases Alex and Eddy refer to two of the Van Halen brothers from the band Van Halen.
Dean: I don’t have any books about elephants.
This exchange is taken from the Chevy chase movie Fletch. Watch here.
Dean: Look here Nurse Ratchet, I’ve seen Cuckoo’s nest, so don’t try any of that soul destroying authoritarian crap on me.

Karla: Okie Dokie.
One Flew Over the Cucko’s Nest is a movie starring Jack Nicholoson as a prisoner who gets himself transferred to a psych institute ruled over by the sadistic Nurse Ratchet.

In 2.12 Nightshifter, Dean says he likes a security guard because he says “Okie Dokie”
Dean: how was your “Silkwood” shower?
In the movie Silkwood, Karen Silkwood undergoes a radiation decontamination shower that involves high water pressure and harsh scrubbing.
Dean: Well then, quid pro quo Clarice.
This is a famous quote by serial killer Hannibal Lecter to FBI agent Clarice Starling in the movie Silence of the Lambs.
Dean (in reference to creepy clown paintings: Are those original Gacy’s?
Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy, who occasionally performed as Pogo the Clown, took up oil painting in prison, with Clowns often the subject.
Dean: Tom Cruise was right! Shrinks suck.
Tom Cruise has, in line with Scientology beliefs, publically condemned psychiatry.
Lara Gilchrist who played the Wraith also appeared in 1.11 Scarecrow as Holly.

Minutiae

This episode was filmed between 27 October and 5th November 2009.
Dean says he sleeps 3-4 hours every couple of nights, and has “somewhere in the mid 50s” as how many drinks he has a week. He confirms he has never had a long-term romantic relationship.

Sides, Scripts & Transcripts

Promotion