Sam and Dean are standing in the middle of Main Street in Hope Springs, Idaho. Two of the strongest beings in existence are featured in the same episode for the first time: God and the Darkness. Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming When Dean counters that things haven't gotten any better Chuck disagrees, saying that from where he sits, they have. Chuck says he will offer her a deal: put him in a cage and leave the world as it is. Sam and Dean tell Metatron their plan to free Lucifer from Amara and then convince Chuck to use Lucifer to fight Amara. The episode was watched by 1.75 million viewers with a 0.7/2 share among adults aged 18 to 49. ", Bridget LaMonica from Den of Geek, gave a perfect 5 star rating out of 5, stating: "God, Lucifer and Amara, oh my! Sam and Dean surmise that being touched by Amara's power is akin to being touched by the power of God and therefore the man, Donatello Redfield, must be a prophet. As Sam is speeding away in the Impala with Lucifer and Donatello, Amara appears in the middle of the road. Amara (guest star Emily Swallow) shows Dean how she's torturing Lucifer. Next episode Chuck then tells Kevin that he has been in the Veil long enough and deserves an upgrade. When Chuck calls him on it Dean becomes emotional, asking where Chuck has been and why he did nothing while all sorts of terrible things happened throughout history. Chuck tells him he knows about his hard childhood but tells Dean not to confuse Chuck with his father as Dean can only look at him. 3 of 3 people found this review helpful. This episode took off right where the last left off, with Dean and Sam staring in shock at the former Prophet Chuck. It was first broadcast on May 11, 2016 on The CW. After Lucifer loses consciousness, Amara approaches his inert body. May 11, 2016 Chuck says they need to talk. And one could make the argument that this season uses it more than any other, considering the official introduction of God. Metatron then shows Sam and Dean God's autobiography, which is in fact a suicide note as he will sacrifice himself battling Amara. Amara appears to Dean in an hallucination to show him Lucifer's health state. To create a diversion, Dean reaches out to Amara, meeting with her in a forest. As Dean is sitting at the table in the war room using his laptop to look for Amara, she appears to him. Nor does he need Lucifer's help in defeating Amara, especially since he may have formed an alliance with her by now. Worried for Castiel, Dean and Sam come up with a plan to rescue him from Amara's clutches. Because if this show specializes in family drama, there's no better family drama than that of God, his sister, and all of his children. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Series Season 11. Once at the bunker, Donatello is shocked to meet God who relieves him of his previous lack faith and welcomes him. Written by Norman Lear, it was renowned for dealing with many social issues not previously depicted on TV. When they interrogate him, Donatello reveals he suffered visions (the same Kevin showed when he was chosen as a Prophet), and they come to realize that Donatello is a Prophet. He cuts his hand and draws a sigil on a piece of wood. Once again, Chuck had to snap his fingers and save our heroes in the end, which helped demonstrate how formidable Amara is. "All in the Family" received critical acclaim. It's Me, Dean Winchester, How To Win Friends And Influence Monsters, The Girl With The Dungeons and Dragons Tattoo, https://supernatural.fandom.com/wiki/All_in_the_Family?oldid=397106. While talking with Chuck, Dean references Chuck writing the, Amongst Donatello's visions are an image of Amara, an image of the Darkness being released from. It's just that compared to the episode that preceded it, 'All in the Family' was, well, kind of boring. All in the Family After all these seasons, seeing the Winchesters finally interacting with God was so enjoyable. This is a reference to Lot's wife, who got turned into a pillar of salt for not heeding the warnings of the angels in the, Before sacrificing himself to buy Sam time to escape with Lucifer, Metatron tells Sam "I got this." It wasn't a flat episode, but it also wasn't the most thrilling. That night, another fog attacks a town called Lewis in Oklahoma and kills everyone in the town, except for a professor named Donatello Redfield (Keith Szarabajka). Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Concerned for Castiel, Dean and Sam devise a plan to rescue Lucifer from Amara's clutches. Dean: But you did nothing. Eventually, she discovers Dean has met God and that they're planning on freeing Lucifer from her. Supernatural cast and show photos on the official CW network. Metatron is sitting in a bar when he sees a news story about the fog in Lewis. Sam and Dean meet Metatron at the bar as he remarks they are friends with Chuck, revealing to them that he knows the latter's true identity. However, Kevin is also seen in this episode. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Now realizing Chuck is God, Sam is a bit excited but Dean is mad at Him for having abandoned humanity when they were in trouble though Chuck tells him to stop shifting his issues with his father on Him. Dean is holding the Samulet as they confront Chuck. Supernatural ranked as the second most watched program on The CW in the day, behind Arrow.  This means that 0.7 percent of all households with televisions watched the episode, while 2 percent of all households watching television at that time watched it. She also says that Lucifer is not doing well, and neither is his vessel, Castiel. I savored every line and every scene. When Donatello states to Dean that believing in what they are saying is like them asking him to believe in Santa Claus, Dean is seen about to make a remark about the latter before Sam stops him. Supernatural “All in the Family” was written by the team of Eugenie Ross-Leming and Brad Buckner and was directed by the ever wonderful Thomas J Wright.This episode continues to take fan service to a whole new level, but in a completely satisfying way. It was first broadcast on May 11, 2016 on The CW. And again, I-I'm not trying to piss you off. Amara (guest star Emily Swallow) shows Dean how she's torturing Lucifer. He leaves them to find the "guest room". As he leaves, Chuck is told by Dean that Amara has Lucifer and when they mention that last time he defeated Amara he needed Lucifer's help, Chuck becomes angry. I like Metatron here. As Lucifer is freed, Donatello feels Amara coming. Dean confronts him about not dealing with Amara. Sam is visibly excited to be talking to Chuck while Dean is more reticent. They walk upstairs and Chuck meets them, six-pack in hand, stating that "Occasionally, I do answer a prayer." You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Dean meets with Chuck in a park, watching children play. Use the HTML below. The Dean and Amara thing is getting to stale and weird for me, it doesn't have any pull to it, its pretty creepy too but played strangely by the show. Directed by He then transports them to the bunker where He invokes the spirit of Kevin Tran (Osric Chau) and then sends him to Heaven. You know, I don't want to turn into a pillar of salt. She catches Sam, Lucifer and Donatello while trying to free and tries to kill them, when they're transported by God to the Bunker. ", Sean McKenna from TV Fanatic, gave a 4.2 star rating out of 5, stating: "If anything, this hour had its moving parts, but it was a stepping stone toward getting to that big match. The prophet is good, reminds a little too much of that psychic in S10. God and Lucifer finally meet face to face for the first time in millennia and God heals Lucifer's wounds. Regardless, this week's episode was yet another reminder of why those stories work so well for this show. Worried for Castiel, Dean and Samcome up with a plan to rescue him from Amara's clutches. All in the Family is the 21st episode of Season 11. Verdict "All in the Family" seemed to work, in the end, getting everyone (who survived) on the same page regarding the Darkness. 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Episode list Dean refuses to go anywhere with Chuck and even questions if Chuck is actually Chuck and not a manifestation. Was this review helpful to you? Meanwhile, Amara (Emily Swallow) continues torturing Lucifer/Castiel (Misha Collins) as a way to lure God. Supernatural Round Table: All in the Family Sean McKenna at February 27, 2017 2:00 pm. In the FX show. Supernatural Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Metatron tells Sam to go, he will stay behind. (11 May 2016). Frustrated by his taunting, she gestures angrily at him and he passes out. Written by All in the Family The episode was written by co-executive producers Eugenie Ross-Leming & Brad Buckner and directed by Thomas J. Wright. Amara declares, "You really aren't worth sparing. In retaliation, Amara sends out black smoke to surround Metatron. Sam and Dean see Donatello off in a cab and Dean tells Sam that Amara wants him with her forever. Crowley’s son came back! Metatron stays behind and tries to hold back Amara but she's too powerful for his cast and he is imploded into nothingness. "All in the Family" is the twenty-first episode of the paranormal drama television series Supernatural's season 11, and the 239th overall.