Sam: So, we got dick on Dick?
Dean: Hey you spawn a monster baby and see how quick you want to dive back in the pool.
Dean: So what are we looking for? Octovamp? Vamptopuss?
Cliff: If this is about the meth lab that fireballed up in Butte, it wasn't me. Okay, it was my brother, but, um, we got the same fingerprints.
Dean: I'm sorry, you look like you got attacked by some PCP crazed strippers.
Trivia & References
The title refers to the chain fast food place in the episode "Plucky Pennywhistle's Magic Menagerie", which is similar to the real life chain Chuck E. Cheese
, which combines kids arcade games, entertainment and fast food. The name "Pennywhistle" may be a parody of Pennywise, the evil fanged clown in Stephen King's novel (and subsequent movie) It
The opening sequence of Sam running from the clowns recalls the opening sequence of 4.06 Yellow Fever
, where Dean, infected with Ghost Sickness
which amplifies fear, is running in terror from a Yorkshire Terrier. That episode also featured a countdown clock.
I am the Eggman
Dean's code phrase to Frank is a quote from the Beatles song "I am the Walrus"
, from their Magical Mystery Tour album, which ties in with the fantastical theme of the episode.
Following the scene with Sam's fight with the clowns at the beginning of the episode, the episode returns to sixty hours earlier, with a digital clock on the screen. Throughout the episode it counts down the events leading to the fight, until the fight occurs and the timestamp reads RIGHT FRIGGIN NOW
Fred Savage. Really? Yeah I know big mouths are everywhere.
is an actor, best known for his role as a child in the late eighties series The Wonder Years. He is the second actor Frank has said is a Leviathan
. The other was Gwenyth Paltrow.
You got anything on Wonder Woman?
Dean is referring to the Amazons
. One famous queen of the Amazons was Hippolyta. In DC Comics' Wonder Woman
, Hippolyta is the mother of Diana, also known as the superhero Wonder Woman.
So what are we looking for? Octovamp? Vamptopuss?
In 6.15 The French Mistake
, Kripke was said to be writing the movie Octocobra - a shoutout to the SyFy monster mashup movies like Sharktopus
Mom, Dad, nanny. man that is a love triangle straight out of Casa Erotica.
is one of Sam and Dean's favorite Porn
Close, but no Seabiscuit.
was a famous racehorse in the US in the 1930s and 1940s.
In 2.13 Houses of the Holy
, when Dean is disputing the existence of angels
, he acknowledges to Sam that there is a lot of lore on them, as there also is on unicorns: "In fact, I hear that they, they ride on silver moonbeams, and they shoot rainbows out of their ass." In this episode as the unicorn canters away, it is seen to shoot rainbows out of its ass, thus confirming Dean's "lore".
The scene where Saul
the janitor gets attacked by a shark in the ball pit recreates the iconic first attack in Jaws
Shark week man. How do you not watch that? Whole week of sharks!
Both Jensen and his wife Danneel have spoken of their fascination with sharks. Danneel has tweeted her excitement
over watching Shark Week, which airs on the Discovery Channel
and Jensen has also admitted he loves watching it source
You mainlined the koolaid, huh?
To "drink the koolaid" means to be brainwashed, a phrase that came into popular usage after 918 followers of cult leader Jim Jones drank koolaid laced with cyanide on his command and died at Jonestown
We don't care if you broke bad or whatever.
Dean is referring to Breaking Bad
a series on AMC about a high school chemistry teacher who, after being diagnosed with cancer, starts producing methamphetamines in order to make money.
You ever 'shroom in a ballpit?
Cliff is referring to taking what are commonly known as magic mushroom, which have an hallucinogenic effect.
Getting my ass kicked by those juggalos tonight was...therapeutic.
is a slang term for followers of the band Insane Clown Posse
If it bleeds, you can kill it.
This is a line from the movie Predator
Dean: No can do, Hermano.
Hermano is Spanish for brother.
The one guy who was gonna rat, he got Bruced.
The mechanical shark used the movie 'Jaws' was named Bruce.
Seriously - dracupus, Seabiscuit the Impalaer, Landshark...what's next?.
was a recurring character in Saturday Night Live sketches.
Sam and Dean are staying at a tiki themed
motel called the Tiki Motel.
Sam and Dean use the aliases Agent Johnson and Jones, respectively, in this episode.
With hoodoo, Dean summons an apparition of Howard's drowned brother, who causes Howard to drown on land. Similar deaths occurred previously in 3.06 Red Sky At Morning
, caused by a ghost.
Form Jim Michaels
- The basement scene in Plucky's for last night's episode was shot underneath the Stages that housed Smallville's sets for 10 years! Source
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