TV and Movie Quotes (Season 4)

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TV and movie references spoken by Sam or Dean or in their presence.

4.01 Lazarus Rising

Writer: Eric Kripke

Dean: Yeah. Name's Wedge Antilles.

Sam’s alias, Wedge Antilles, is the name of a character from Star Wars.

4.02 Are You There, God? It's Me, Dean Winchester

Writers: Sera Gamble and Lou Bollo

Dean: Look, all I know is that I was not... groped by an angel.

This is a reference to the series Touched by an Angel, where angels are sent by God to help people solve their problems.

Bobby: If you're going to shoot, shoot! Don't talk!

This is a quote from the spaghetti Western The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Dean: You know, Michael Landon. Not dicks.

In the television series Highway to Heaven, Michael Landon played angel Jonathan Smith who was sent to Earth where he teamed up with cop Mark Gordon in order to help people.

4.03 In The Beginning

Writer: Jeremy Carver

Dean: What, did angels invest in Deloreans?

A reference to the time traveling Delorean in the movie Back to the Future. There are other references to the movie in this episode, such as Dean meeting his father's younger self in a diner.

Dean: Know where I can get any reception?
Young John: The U.S.S. Enterprise?

To young John Winchester, Dean's cell phone looks like a communicator from Star Trek.

4.05 Monster Movie

Writer: Ben Edlund

Dean: I have been re-hymenated.
Sam: Please. Dean, maybe angels can pull you out of Hell but no one can do that.
Dean: Brother, I have been re-hymenated. And the Dude does not abide.

"The Dude" is Jeffrey Lebowski, anti-hero of the 1998 Coen Brothers cult hit The Big Lebowski. "The Dude abides" is a popular catchphrase from the film.

Jamie: So, you guys are like Mulder and Scully or something, and the X-Files are real?
Dean: No, The X-Files is a TV show. This is real.

A reference to the sci-fi show The X-Files.

Dracula: It was beauty that killed the beast.

This is the last line spoken in the 1933 film King Kong.

4.08 Wishful Thinking

Writers: Ben Edlund and Lou Bollo

Dean: He's a girl-drink drunk.

A reference to a well-known sketch in the Canadian comedy show The Kids in the Hall about a man who gets drunk on stereotypical female drinks.

Dean: What's this, like a Harry and the Hendersons deal?

Harry and the Hendersons is a 1987 movie about a family who hits Bigfoot with their car, and how he ("Harry") comes to live with them.

Dean: Run, Forrest, run!

A reference to the character Forrest Gump in the movie of the same name, who at one point runs across America.

Todd: Kneel before Todd!

This is a play on a line from Superman II spoken by Terence Stamp's character General Zod: "Come to me son of Jor-El! Kneel before Zod!

4.09 I Know What You Did Last Summer

Writer: Sera Gamble

Dean: So I'm Girl, Interrupted, and I know the score with the Apocalypse. Just busted out of the nutbox. Possibly using super powers by the way. Where do I go?

Girl, Interrupted is a 1999 movie starring Winona Ryder as a girl who was placed in a mental institute after trying to commit suicide. It co-stared Angelina Jolie, which is probably why Dean watched it. It was also one of the first vehicles for Misha Collins, who plays Castiel

4.10 Heaven and Hell

Writers: Eric Kripke and Trevor Sands

Dean: Anna may have sent the angels to the outfield, but sooner or later, they're gonna be back.

Angels in the Outfield was a 1951 film about a group of baseball-playing angels who help the last place Pittsburgh Pirates. The film was remade by Disney in 1994.

Anna: My mother, Amy, couldn't get pregnant. Always called me her little miracle. She had no idea how right she was.
Dean: So, you just forgot that you were God's little Power Ranger?

Power Rangers are superheroes who are featured in a number of childrens' TV series.

Uriel: Wait, there's more. You cut yourself a slice of angel food cake. You did.
Dean: What would you care? You're junkless down there right? Like a Ken doll.

Dean is referring to the Ken doll's lack of genitalia. Additionally, Dean is referencing the Kevin Smith film Dogma, in which angels are portrayed as having no genitalia.

Sam: When you've got Godzilla and Mothra on your ass, best to get out of the way and let them fight.

Mothra and Godzilla featured in a series of Japanese movies in the '50s and '60s. Godzilla was a mutant giant dinosaur who gets super powers from a nuclear blast, and Mothra, a giant moth, was enlisted by people to fight him. The foes met again in the Millenium series (1999-2004) movie called Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack.

4.11 Family Remains

Writer: Jeremy Carver

Dean: Geez, rent Juno, get over it.

Juno is an popular and critically acclaimed movie about a teenage girl and her unplanned pregnancy.

Ted (to Dean) Hey, Fonzie.

Fonzie was the leather jacket wearing, epitome of cool in the sitcom Happy Days.

Ted: It's just some backwoods hillbilly bitch and I'm not about sit around here waiting for her to go all Deliverance on my ass.

Deliverance is a 1972 movie about four city boys who go canoeing in the Georgia wilderness and are brutally attacked by locals.

Danny: Like Scooby-Doo?

Scooby-Doo is a long running cartoon series about four friends and a dog called Scooby-Doo who hunt down ghosts and the supernatural.

Dean: That's psycho Nell!

Nell was the eponymous character of a 1994 movie, played by Jodie Foster, who is raised in backwoods isolation.

4.12 Criss Angel Is a Douchebag

Writer: Julie Siege

Dean: I ain't Steve Guttenberg and this ain't Cocoon.

Cocoon was a 1985 film featuring Steve Guttenberg where alien cocoons impart youth to residents of a retirement home.

4.13 After School Special

Writers: Daniel Loflin and Andrew Dabb

Dean: And a midnight screening of I Spit on Your Grave at the cinedome.

I Spit on Your Grave was a 1978 film in which a woman is raped and takes revenge on her rapers.

Dean: Go have your Robin Williams "Oh Captain! my Captain!" moment.

This is a reference to the final scene of the Peter Weir movie Dead Poets Society, when the beloved teacher played by Robin Williams is sacked, and as a show of support the students stand on their desk reciting "Oh Captain! my Captain!" from the Walt Whitman poem of the same name.

Dean: Look, Martha Dumptruck, Revenge of the Nerds, and Hello Kitty...

Martha Dumptruck is a character from the movie Heathers, Revenge of the Nerds was a 1984 comedy and Hello Kitty is a Japanese cartoon character which features on a huge range of merchandise worldwide.

Dean: All right, everybody stay where you are. You'll be okay.
Jock on Bus: Aren't you the P.E. teacher?
Dean: Not really. I'm like 21 Jump Street. The bus driver sells pot. Yeah.

21 Jump Street was a early '90s TV series starring Johnny Depp and others as young police officers going undercover as students at high schools.

4.14 Sex and Violence

Writer: Cathryn Humphris

Dean: Sounds like Ozzie and Harriet.
Sam: More like The Shining.

Ozzie and Harriet were the parents of the happy Nelson family in the 1950s/60s sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. In The Shining, Jack Torrance - the lead character (played by Jack Nicholson in the movie) - tries to kill his family.

Dean: Did you sleep with her?
Sam: No?
Dean: Holy crap, you did. Middle of Basic Instinct and you bang Sharon Stone?

Sharon Stone played a bisexual serial killer in Basic Instinct. In the film, the detective on the case (played my Michael Douglas) sleeps with her, even though the murder case he's researching details how the victim was bludgeoned to death by an ice pick during sex.

4.15 Death Takes a Holiday

Writer: Jeremy Carver

Dean: Well, last we checked, Huggy Bear ain't available.

Huggy Bear was the colorful informant on Starsky and Hutch.

Sam: You want some aspirin?
Dean: No, thanks House.

A reference to cranky medico Gregory House of the eponymous series.

Pamela: Which of you brainiacs came up with the idea of astral projections?
Dean: Yo.
Pamela: Oh surprise, Chachi.

Chachi was Fonzie's cousin, played by Scott Baio, in Happy Days, and the spinoff Joanie Loves Chachi

Dean: Oh I am so feeling up Demi Moore.

A reference to the movie Ghost where the dead Patrick Swayze makes out with his living wife (Demi Moore) via Whoopi Goldberg.

Cole: Thanks Haley Joel, I know I'm dead.

Haley Joel Osment played a kid who could see dead people in The Sixth Sense. The name of Haley Joel Osment's character in the movie is Cole Sear.

Dean: How the hell are we supposed to fight that?
Sam: I don't know. Learn some ghost moves?
Dean: By tonight? Yeah sure, I'll meet you back at Mr. Miyagi's.
Cole: Who's Mr Miyagi?

Mr Miyagi was the mentor in The Karate Kid.

Dean: Dude! You are so Amityville!

Amityville was the location of a haunted house made famous in the book and movie The Amityville Horror.

Cole: Hit me as hard as you can.
Sam: Dude, I'm not going to do Fight Club with a 12-year-old.

Fight Club is a movie in which men form social groups to fight and beat up one another.

Dean: It looks like New Jack City

In the movie New Jack City, an apartment block is fortified and used as the base for gang activites.

4.16 On the Head of a Pin

Writer: Ben Edlund

Alastair: Grasshopper, you're going to have to get creative to impress me.

In the '70s series Kung Fu, David Carradine starred as Caine, a Shaolin priest with cool martial arts skills who traveled the American Old West searching for his half-brother. His mentor Master Po, referred to him as "Grasshopper."

Alastair: It's your professionalism that I respect.

This is a quote by Billy Murray's character from the movie Little Shop of Horrors. Murray's character plays a happy masochist who visits a dentist who delights in inflicting pain on his patients.

Alastair: Stupid pet tricks.
This refers to a section of U.S. talk show Late Night with David Letterman where people brought pets on the show to do tricks.

4.17 It's a Terrible Life

Writer: Sera Gamble

Sam: Okay. Well did you try turning it off and then on?

This line is a standard first response in IT support, and was used in the British series The IT Crowd.

4.21 When the Levee Breaks

Writer: Sera Gamble

Dean: They come on like shady politicians from Planet Vulcan.

Dean is referring to Star Trek's Spock's planet of origin, and comparing Castiel to the Vulcans' lack of emotional display.

4.22 Lucifer Rising

Writer: Eric Kripke

Dean: Well look at this – The Suite Life of Zach and Cas.

Dean is making an allusion to the Disney Channel Show The Suite Life of Zach and Cody about troublesome twin boys who live in a hotel. Kim Rhodes, who plays Sheriff Jody Mills, starred on the show as Carey Martin from 2005 to 2008.

Zachariah: You're our own little Russell Crowe, complete with surly attitude.

Zachariah is referring to Russell Crowe's character Maximus Decimus Meridius in the film Gladiator, who wins in a gladiator's duel against the corrupt Emperor Commodus.

Dean: Bail on the holodeck, okay?

A reference to the holodeck in various Star Trek series, which was a virtual reality recreational room.

Ruby: This is the final run on the Death Star and you need more juice than I've got.

A reference to the final battle in Star Wars.

Zachariah: Sam, Sam, Sam. Marcia, Marcia, Marcia.

Zachariah apparently watched The Brady Bunch, where middle daughter Jan often complained about the attention her older sister got by saying: "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia."

Ruby: You didn't need the feather to fly - you had it in you the whole time, Dumbo.

In the 1941 animated Disney movie Dumbo, the eponymous elephant discovers he can fly with the help of his friend Timothy, the mouse, who helps him get the confidence by giving him a "magic feather." When he drops the feather, Timothy reveals the ruse, and Dumbo discovers it was his own ability all along.

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