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* [[Sam's Police Record]]
* [[Table of Death]]
* "Rocky Mountain Way" by Joe Walsh
:''(plays at Kugel's Keg bar, with Dean playing darts and Sam doing research)''
* "Sweet and Low Down" by George Gershwin
:''(plays while Pa Bender is in the kitchen)''
'''Sam:''' Well, there are all kinds. You know, Spring heeled Jacks, phantom gassers. They take people anywhere, anytime. Look, Dean, I don’t know if this is our kind of gig either.<br>
'''Dean:''' Yeah, you’re right, we should ask around more tomorrow.
'''Pa Bender:''' I’ve hunted all my life. Just like my father, his before him. I’ve hunted deer and bear—I even got a cougar once. Oh boy. But the best hunt is human. Oh, there’s nothin’ like it. Holdin’ their life in your hands. Seein’ the fear in their eyes just before they go dark. Makes you feel powerful alive.<br>
'''Dean:''' You’re a sick puppy.<br>
'''Pa Bender:''' We give ‘em a weapon. Give ‘em a fightin’ chance. It’s kind of like our tradition passed down, father to son.
Of course, only one or two a year. Never enough to bring the law down , we never been that sloppy.
This episode has similar themes to the ''[[The X-Files]]'' episode "[http://www.tv.com/the-x-files/home/episode/565/summary.html Home]," which features a secluded family that has a long tradition of inbreeding and violence toward anyone who comes close to its members. Both episodes play on the same themes: a strong (and perverted) sense of family and a vision of horror that isn't brought by demons or creatures, but humans. It is often said to be the scariest and most disturbing ''X-Files'' episode.
This is one of only
three episodes to date where the [[monsters]] are human, the others being [[4.11 Family Remains]] and [[11.08 Just My Imagination]].
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aqxCf6y2Bw Promo]