Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 10/26/17

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By Paula R. Stiles

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This article claims you can watch new episodes live on the CW app now, so I will try that tonight. My live recap for episode 2 is up.

Season 13 titles so far: “Lost and Found” (13.01), synopsis and photos, promo, preview, sneak peeks, and Shaving People, Punting Things, as well as live recap and review; “The Rising Son” (13.02) synopsis and photos and promo; “Patience” (the first spinoff set-up episode) (13.03) synopsis; “The Big Empty” (13.04) synopsis; “Advanced Thanatology” (13.05) synopsis; “Tombstone” (13.06); “War of the Worlds” (13.07); “The Scorpion and the Frog” (13.08); “The Bad Place” (13.09) (probably December 7); Christmas Break; “Wayward Sisters” (13.10, backdoor pilot for the spinoff); “The Midnight Train” (13.11); “Various and Sundry Villains” (13.12); “Breakdown” (13.13); “Devil’s Bargain” (13.14); “Only the Best Intentions” (13.15); “ScoobyNatural” (13.16, cartoon episode, appears in March).

A TV Line interview with Alexander Calvert discussed Jack’s touchy relationship with a “volatile” Dean. He talked more generally about the character with Variety.

According to Brad Buckner, half of the dreaded Nepotism Duo, Sam’s storyline this first half of the season will involve training Jack in his powers. Yay.

Buckner also shared some rather underwhelming tidbits about the upcoming Scooby-Doo episode.

The synopsis for “Advanced Thanatology” (13.05) is up:

“Advanced Thanatology” – (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)

BILLIE RETURNS … BUT NOT LIKE BEFORE – While working on a case involving the ghost of a demented doctor, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) get assistance from an unexpected source – Billie (guest star Lisa Berry). Castiel (Misha Collins) finds his way back to the Winchesters. John Showalter directed the episode written by Steve Yockey (#1305). Original airdate 11/9/2017.

As if that weren’t enough major character-return spoilage, Robert Singer also confirmed the rumor that Rowena will be back in at least one standalone episode, though he didn’t say how or in what form.

This Bustle article talks about the pranks currently going on on-set with the introduction of new cast.

Warner Bros has announced details about the upcoming Wayward Sisters spin-off. As we already know, it will star Kim Rhodes (Jody Mills) and the rumor that Briana Buckmaster (Donna Hanscum) is in it was confirmed. Also starring will be Kathryn Newton (Claire Novak) and Alex Jones (Katherine Ramdeen), as well as new character Patience Turner (played by Clark Backo). Another new character, Kaia (Yadira Guevar-Prip), has been added to the main cast list. Kaia’s “gift” will be the ability to spirit travel.

The spin-off premise and new characters will be introduced via several episodes in season 13. Patience will be introduced in “Patience” (13.03), which also brings back season one character Missouri Moseley (who is Patience’s estranged grandmother and from whom Patience has inherited her psychic gift). The actual backdoor pilot will be “Wayward Sisters” (13.10).

Season 12 is out on Amazon.

The count for Supernatural calendars for 2018 is now four: a charity calendar called If I Could Tell You: The Women of Supernatural, taking orders now, two large calendars out on July 1, and two mini calendars on September 1.

The show rose to second place on the network last week by maintaining a 0.7/3 and dropping slightly in audience to 1.90 million.

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9 thoughts on “Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 10/26/17”

  1. But the skill. When I watched him die in Do You Believe in Miracles? I was messed up. That season is about the worst ever imo, and it’s because the major PLOT was for Sam to be a bitch to Dean. But that episode was just the best and the way Jensen studied how ‘that’ particular death would happen…I loved the breath noises he was making, very realistic.

    Of course I got teary AGAIN.

    Yeah, it is his acting. Are both of them in acting classes at all times or have a private coach or something?

  2. Just watched Do You Believe in Miracles? on TNT. Did Jensen take acting lessons on how to die and realistically stay dead because I cannot figure out how he does it? FIRST time I did not know how he did it, I was shocked. This time, with the song Can’t Find My Way Home playing so beautifully, is just the best death scene I have ever seen.

    He truly holds himself ‘dead’ and I cannot figure out how he prevents his eyes from moving for instance (do they have eye cups or something to prevent the audience from seeing his eyes move) or his face twitch at all? Did anybody ever ask that question at a fan gathering? Cannot get over it.

  3. Evavie your comment… I can’t wait for more comments.
    Patience didn’t grab me. Worried for wayward daughters. Wish they kept Missouri instead.
    Claire is the only girl I like. Jody and Donna are great but I work they will focus on the girl squad.

  4. Not going to spoil for Snow but way to fan the fangirl wars show. Great ending. The episode felt weird despite good use of Dean.

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