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American Nightmare
Episode: Season 12, Episode 04
Airdate: November 3, 2016
Directed by: John F. Showalter
Written by: Davy Perez


While investigating a case involving people dying from stigmata wounds and liquefied .brains, the Winchesters learn a family's dark secret, and are reminded of their own dark past.





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  • Dean (after texting Mary and getting upset that she didn't text him back) - "I'm a thirteen year old girl."
  • Sam - "Sometimes families do better after a little time apart" Dean - "Yeah, who? The Mansons?"
  • Dean (about whether or not he knows God) - "Oh yeah, we're besties."





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Paloma Kwiatkoswki ("Magda Peterson")Christina Carlisi
("Mrs. Peterson")
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William MacDonald ("Abraham Peterson")Gig Morton
("Elijah Peterson")


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...........Aliza Vellani ...............David Haydn-Jones
..............("Beth") ........................("Mr. Ketch")

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Name: Mrs. Peterson
Species: Human (religious fanatic)
Motivation: To drive "the devil" from her daughter and/or punish her daughter; tried to poison her whole family
Fate: Arrested by the police for murdering her husband

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Name: Mr. Ketch
Species: Human (works for the British Men of Letters)
Motivation: Undetermined; is following the Winchesters and "cleaning up" cases he feels they have mishandled
Fate: Still at large








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  • Is Dean more angry that Mary left, or afraid that she won't ever come back?
  • Are Sam's psychic abilities gone, or merely dormant?
  • Will Mr. Ketch eventually try to kill the Winchesters? When will we learn his true mission?






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  • Azazel still has an unknown number of psychic kids who don't know who they are or what they can do.
  • Sam can apparently understand spoken Aramaic
  • Castiel and Crowley are still working together to find Lucifer
  • Mr. Ketch is still following the Winchesters





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  • This episode takes place in Mason City, Iowa
  • After climbing fences athleticallyfor several seasons, Dean seems to struggle to get over a small railing. Really?
  • There is no rodenticide named "Rat Hell"
  • How did Mrs. Peterson expect Sam to eat with his hands tied behind his back? Was she planning for him to be a witness and not a victim?
  • At the end of the episode, the bus Magda is riding stops at a rest stop in Missouri, but that would be out of the way for a bus traveling from Iowa to California





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  • "Stigmata" are wounds corresponding the the wounds Christ sustained during the crucifixion
  • Dean and Sam use aliases "Father Penn" and "Father DeNiro"; this is a nod to the 1989 movie "We're No Angels" in which Penn and DeNiro portray convicts who pretend to be priests to avoid being captured by the police.
  • "Dr. Phil" is a popular television-show therapist
  • The "Wicked Witch of the West" was a fictional villain from "The Wizard of Oz"
  • "Children of the Corn" was a 1984 horror movie (based on a Stephen King novel) in which a murderous cult of religiously fanatical children worship an evil entity that lives in a corn field.
  • The "Mansons" refers to Charles Manson and his murderous, religious cult of followers
  • Dean and Sam use aliases Ray Manzarek and James Morrison -- both were members of the band The Doors
  • "Papist" refers to those who follow the spiritual recommendations of the pope; it is considered a derogatory term referring to Roman Catholics





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  • "Down in my heart" -- George Willis Cooke: sung by Magda while she's shackled in the cellar
  • "Joshua fit the battle of Jericho" -- African-American spiritual of unknown authorship (possibly copyrighted in 1865 by Jay Roberts): sung by Magda while she's shackled in the cellar





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