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[[File:Robbie thomspon by AG.jpg|frame|right|Robbie Thompson, photo taken on a visit to vancouver on 2nd March 2013 by fellow writer [[Adam Glass]]]]
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[[File:ROBBIE SDCC 2018 MINE IMG 9423 SMWM.jpg|right|thumb|300px|Rpbbie Thompson in October 2019 at C2E2. Photo by NightSky]]
 
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|text= When I joined the show and watched the first six seasons I was shocked at how emotional the story was and how I related it to emotionally. I’m a big nerd. I came for the monsters, but I stayed for the drama. So it’s certainly a challenge to come up with a new take on a monster, but with these two characters as portrayed by these two actors it’s an endless well to draw from.
 
|text= When I joined the show and watched the first six seasons I was shocked at how emotional the story was and how I related it to emotionally. I’m a big nerd. I came for the monsters, but I stayed for the drama. So it’s certainly a challenge to come up with a new take on a monster, but with these two characters as portrayed by these two actors it’s an endless well to draw from.
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|author= Robbie Thompson on joining ''Supernatural''
 
|source= [http://spinoff.comicbookresources.com/2013/02/19/supernatural-writers-return-drama-to-its-hellish-roots-in-season-8/ Source]  
 
|source= [http://spinoff.comicbookresources.com/2013/02/19/supernatural-writers-return-drama-to-its-hellish-roots-in-season-8/ Source]  
 
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Robbie started work on Supernatural in Season 7. He has previously worked on the series [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jericho_%28TV_series%29 Jericho] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Target_%282010_TV_series%29 Human Target], as well as the [http://www.dcindexes.com/tpbs/dblist.php?group=other&comicid=69449 comic series for Human Target] along with [[Peter Johnson]].
 
  
==Writer of==
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I remember very vividly Bob Singer and Jeremy Carver coming in and saying, 'The 200th episode is going to land this season and we want to do it as a musical in a high school where kids are adapting the Chuck Shurley books,'" Thompson says. "My first reaction was, 'Oh my god that seems so terrifying, I really want to do it.' I had the same kind of reaction when Jensen and Danneel pitched this to me.
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|author= Robbie Thompson on joining ''The Winchesters''
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|source= [https://ew.com/tv/the-winchesters-supernatural-prequel-preview-jensen-danneel-ackles-photos/ Source]
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[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2611372/ Robbie Thompson] started work on ''[[Supernatural]]'' in season seven. He became known as a writer of episodes with many genre and meta references. He found a portal to the land of [[Oz]] in the bunker, and created lesbian nerd character [[Charlie  Bradbury]] whose aliases were comprised of the name of a Stephen King character and a famous science fiction writer. ([https://www.sheknows.com/entertainment/articles/1083446/supernatural-season-10-review-charlies-death/ Thompson reportedly fought hard] against the manner of her death, in an episode he did not write. He also played with form in episodes including  [[8.04 Bitten]] which was from the point of view of the "victims of the week"], and [[11.04 Baby]] was entirely from the perspective of the [[Impala]]. He also introduced [[Eileen Leahy]] the Deaf hunter who was played by [[Shoshannah Stern]] who Thompson had worked with on ''Jericho''.
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Robbie wrote the 200th episode [[10.05 Fan Fiction]], which was set around a high school musical about ''Supernatural'' and also wrote the lyrics for the songs "The Road So Far", "I'll Just Wait Here Then" and "A Single Man Tear" .
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In June 2021, it was announced that [[:Category: The Winchesters|The Winchesters]] was in development from [[Chaos Machine Productions]] and that the CW has given a script commitment for the project which would center on the early life of John and Mary Winchester. Robbie Thompson was named as Executive Producer and showrunner along with E.Ps Jensen and Danneel Ackles.
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==Supernatural==
 
* [[7.06 Slash Fiction]]
 
* [[7.06 Slash Fiction]]
 
* [[7.12 Time After Time]]
 
* [[7.12 Time After Time]]
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* [[8.17 Goodbye Stranger]]
 
* [[8.17 Goodbye Stranger]]
 
* [[8.20 Pac-Man Fever]]
 
* [[8.20 Pac-Man Fever]]
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* [[9.04 Slumber Party]]
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* [[9.11 First Born]]
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* [[9.18 Meta Fiction]]
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* [[10.05 Fan Fiction]]
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* [[10.11 There's No Place Like Home]]
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* [[10.18 Book of the Damned]]
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* [[10.20 Angel Heart]]
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* [[11.04 Baby]]
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* [[11.11 Into the Mystic]]
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* [[11.16 Safe House]]
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* [[11.20 Don't Call Me Shurley]]
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==[[The Winchesters]]==
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* [[1.01 The Winchesters Pilot]]
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* [[1.02 Teach Your Children Well]] with [[David H. Goodman]]
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==Comics==
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|text= Working in TV has all just been an elaborate plan to get into comics! Thanks to my older brother Michael, I’ve been a life-long comic book fan, and I’m very passionate about the medium. I love stories that are told visually, and comics are such a unique and beautiful art-form.
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|source= [http://comicbook.com/2014/10/03/robbie-thompson-talks-silk/ Source]
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Thompson has written for a wide range of comic titles. His Robbie entry into the Marvel universe began with the steampunk inspired Lady Spider, a short story in the [http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=55740 ''Spider-Verse'' #1 anthology.]
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His other titles for Marvel include titles featuring Doctor Strange, The Hulk, Daredeveil, and  ''Spiderman'' titles including.
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* ''[[Silk]]''
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* ''[[Spidey]]''
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* ''[[Venom: Space Knight]]''
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Thompson has also written a number of ''Star Wars'' titles and a couple in the DC verse.
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* [https://leagueofcomicgeeks.com/people/10020/robbie-thompson List of all Robbie's comics titles].
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* [https://www.cbr.com/search/robbie%20thompson/ Interviews with Robbie on his different comic titles] by CBR
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==Other projects==
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Before ''Supernatural'', Thompson worked on the series ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jericho_%28TV_series%29 Jericho]'' , where he would meet [[Richard Speight]] and [[Shoshannah Stern]]. He also wrote for the series ''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Target_%282010_TV_series%29 Human Target]'', as well as the [http://www.dcindexes.com/tpbs/dblist.php?group=other&comicid=69449 comic series for ''Human Target''] awith [[Peter Johnson]].
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On May 2014 it was announced that Thompson also had a project in development with TNT based on Stephen King's ''Firestarter''. It is produced by James Middleton (''Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles''), Jaime Paglia (''Eureka'') and Thompson. However the project didn't go forward.
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:The drama centers on the insidious agency responsible for kidnapping and attempting to exploit the psychokinetic powers of a young girl named Charlie McGee in the original story. Now it’s 20 years later and Charlie has been tracked down by one of The Shop’s former members, Henry Talbot, who introduces her to a group of people with their own unique abilities. [http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/05/14/tnt-firestarter/ source From the announcement:] “It turns out The Shop is very much alive, bigger and badder than ever, and its dark experiments are unleashing terrifying new entities on the world. It’s now up to Talbot, Charlie and the rest of the team to find The Shop and destroy it for good.”
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In 2020, he was the Co-Executive Producer on the fantasy series [https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8210856/?ref_=nm_flmg_prd_2 ''Cursed''].
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==Robbie in Fandom==
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===[[:Category:Conventions|Convention]] Appearances===
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* [[Leaky Con 2014]]
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* [[A Celebration of Supernatural]]
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===See also===
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* [[Robdam]]
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* [[SuperSleepy]]
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==Robbie on Twitter==
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* [https://twitter.com/rthompson1138 @rthompson1138 on Twitter]
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* [https://wakelet.com/wake/f73a86e1-ae82-4e45-b4c9-9e2efbf541b6 Tweets from Robbie] and [[Adam Glass]]'  trip to the Vancouver set in February 2013.
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* [http://storify.com/superwiki/robbie-thompson-answers-fans-questions Robbie Thompson] answers fan questions about [[8.11 LARP and the Real Girl]].
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* [https://storify.com/superwiki/failed-spn-teasers Failed SPN Teasers]
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* [https://wakelet.com/wake/51236eb2-cc38-4d47-be54-bc9d8c02ae8d Writer Robbie Thompson's Twitter Hellatus Diary]
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* [https://wakelet.com/wake/a2d9ac5e-3de2-4a36-bee0-b11c51baaf5d Notes from the Writers Room in Season 10] with Adam Glass and Bob Berens
  
==See Also==
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==Interviews and articles==
*[[Robdam]]
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* [http://spinoff.comicbookresources.com/2013/02/19/supernatural-writers-return-drama-to-its-hellish-roots-in-season-8/ Interview with Comic Book Resources] February 2013.
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* [http://comicbook.com/2014/10/03/robbie-thompson-talks-silk/ Robbie talks about ''Silk''] by comic book resources. October 2014
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* [http://au.ign.com/articles/2014/11/13/spider-verse-1-review Review of Lady Spider] by IGN. November 2014
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* [https://fangasmthebook.com/2015/05/14/weekend-with-the-writer-supernaturals-robbie-thompson-at-depaul-university/ Interview with Robbie at the Celebration of Supernatural at DePaul Universit] by FangasmSPN
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* [http://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/article-archives/con-reports/19331-a-celebration-of-supernatural-at-depaul-university-part-one A Celebration of Supernatural at DePaul University, Part One ], [http://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/article-archives/con-reports/19332-celebration-of-supernatural-at-depaul-university-part-two Part Two ] and [http://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/articles/article-archives/con-reports/19357-a-celebration-of-supernatural-at-depaul-university-part-3  Part 3]  by Alice Jester and Nightsky for The Winchester Family Business.June 2015.
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* [http://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/articles/article-archives/general/17947-wip-profile-on-supernatural-writer-robbie-thompson-part-1 Profile on "Supernatural" writer Robbie Thompson - Part 1], [http://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/articles/article-archives/general/17965-profile-on-supernatural-writer-robbie-thompson-part-2  Part 2]  and [http://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/articles/article-archives/general/17966-profile-on-supernatural-writer-robbie-thompson-part-3  Part 3] by FarAwayEyes for the Winchester Family Business, July 2013.
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* [http://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/articles/article-archives/con-reports/19998-robbie-thompson-c2e2-panel-with-supernatural-writer-extraordinaire-part-1 Robbie Thompson C2E2 Panel Part 1] and [http://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/articles/article-archives/con-reports/20000-robbie-thompson-c2e2-panel-with-supernatural-writer-extraordinaire-part-2  Part 2] by Nightsky. June 25.2016
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* At New York Comic Con 2016 [[Robbie Thompson]] talked [http://www.nerdsandbeyond.com/2016/10/09/exclusive-our-interview-with-robbie-thompson-about-supernatural-comics-more/ comics, Supernatural and Wayward Daughters] to Nerds and Beyond.
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* [http://hells-half-acre.livejournal.com/497052.html Fan ''Hells Half Acre''] spoke to ex- Supernatural writer [[Robbie Thompson]] about timelines, episode assignments and more at Emerald City Comic Con.
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* At New York Comic Con 2016 [https://www.nerdsandbeyond.com/2019/10/13/exclusive-interview-robbie-thompson-talks-supernatural-ending-star-wars-meet-the-skrulls-and-more/ Robbie talks Skrulls, Star Wars and Supernatural]
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* [https://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/articles/article-archives/interviews/21653-exclusive-interview-with-robbie-thompson-a-supernatural-memoir-from-b-g-s-canteen-part-1 Exclusive Interview with Robbie Thompson: A Supernatural Memoir from B. G.'s Canteen - Part 1], [https://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/articles/article-archives/interviews/21755-exclusive-interview-with-robbie-thompson-a-supernatural-memoir-from-b-g-s-canteen-part-2 Part 2], [https://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/articles/article-archives/interviews/21908-exclusive-interview-with-robbie-thompson-a-supernatural-memoir-from-b-g-s-canteen-part-3 Part 3] and  [https://www.thewinchesterfamilybusiness.com/articles/article-archives/interviews/21919-exclusive-interview-with-robbie-thompson-a-supernatural-memoir-from-b-g-s-canteen-part-4  Part 4]by Nightsky for The WFB, July 19, 2019.
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahbn-pcNnw0 Interview at NYCC] on Supernatural, Star Wars and Meet The Skrulls by nerds and Beyond. Oct 2019.
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07TQ5GS4tO8 Robbie talks to Alana King] about Supernatural, comics and pineapple.
  
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[[Category: Production]][[Category:The Winchesters Crew]][[Category:The Winchesters]][[Category:Cast & Crew]][[Category:Writer]]
* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2611372/ IMDB entry]
 
* Writer Robbie Thompson on [https://twitter.com/rthompson1138 @rthompson1138]
 
* [http://spinoff.comicbookresources.com/2013/02/19/supernatural-writers-return-drama-to-its-hellish-roots-in-season-8/ Interview with Comic Book resources] March 2013
 
* [http://storify.com/superwiki/robdam-on-set Storified tweets from Robbie] and [[Adam Glass]]'s  trip to the Vancouver set in February 2013
 
* [http://storify.com/superwiki/robbie-thompson-answers-fans-questions Robbie Thompson] answers fan questions about [[8.11 LARP and the Real Girl]]
 
[[Category:Production]][[Category:Cast & Crew]] [[Category:Writer]]
 

Latest revision as of 09:24, 8 October 2022

Rpbbie Thompson in October 2019 at C2E2. Photo by NightSky

When I joined the show and watched the first six seasons I was shocked at how emotional the story was and how I related it to emotionally. I’m a big nerd. I came for the monsters, but I stayed for the drama. So it’s certainly a challenge to come up with a new take on a monster, but with these two characters as portrayed by these two actors it’s an endless well to draw from.

– Robbie Thompson on joining Supernatural, Source

I remember very vividly Bob Singer and Jeremy Carver coming in and saying, 'The 200th episode is going to land this season and we want to do it as a musical in a high school where kids are adapting the Chuck Shurley books,'" Thompson says. "My first reaction was, 'Oh my god that seems so terrifying, I really want to do it.' I had the same kind of reaction when Jensen and Danneel pitched this to me.

– Robbie Thompson on joining The Winchesters, Source

Robbie Thompson started work on Supernatural in season seven. He became known as a writer of episodes with many genre and meta references. He found a portal to the land of Oz in the bunker, and created lesbian nerd character Charlie Bradbury whose aliases were comprised of the name of a Stephen King character and a famous science fiction writer. (Thompson reportedly fought hard against the manner of her death, in an episode he did not write. He also played with form in episodes including 8.04 Bitten which was from the point of view of the "victims of the week"], and 11.04 Baby was entirely from the perspective of the Impala. He also introduced Eileen Leahy the Deaf hunter who was played by Shoshannah Stern who Thompson had worked with on Jericho.

Robbie wrote the 200th episode 10.05 Fan Fiction, which was set around a high school musical about Supernatural and also wrote the lyrics for the songs "The Road So Far", "I'll Just Wait Here Then" and "A Single Man Tear" .

In June 2021, it was announced that The Winchesters was in development from Chaos Machine Productions and that the CW has given a script commitment for the project which would center on the early life of John and Mary Winchester. Robbie Thompson was named as Executive Producer and showrunner along with E.Ps Jensen and Danneel Ackles.

Supernatural

The Winchesters

Comics

Working in TV has all just been an elaborate plan to get into comics! Thanks to my older brother Michael, I’ve been a life-long comic book fan, and I’m very passionate about the medium. I love stories that are told visually, and comics are such a unique and beautiful art-form.

– Robbie Thompson, Source

Thompson has written for a wide range of comic titles. His Robbie entry into the Marvel universe began with the steampunk inspired Lady Spider, a short story in the Spider-Verse #1 anthology. His other titles for Marvel include titles featuring Doctor Strange, The Hulk, Daredeveil, and Spiderman titles including.

Thompson has also written a number of Star Wars titles and a couple in the DC verse.

Other projects

Before Supernatural, Thompson worked on the series Jericho , where he would meet Richard Speight and Shoshannah Stern. He also wrote for the series Human Target, as well as the comic series for Human Target awith Peter Johnson.

On May 2014 it was announced that Thompson also had a project in development with TNT based on Stephen King's Firestarter. It is produced by James Middleton (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Jaime Paglia (Eureka) and Thompson. However the project didn't go forward.

The drama centers on the insidious agency responsible for kidnapping and attempting to exploit the psychokinetic powers of a young girl named Charlie McGee in the original story. Now it’s 20 years later and Charlie has been tracked down by one of The Shop’s former members, Henry Talbot, who introduces her to a group of people with their own unique abilities. source From the announcement: “It turns out The Shop is very much alive, bigger and badder than ever, and its dark experiments are unleashing terrifying new entities on the world. It’s now up to Talbot, Charlie and the rest of the team to find The Shop and destroy it for good.”

In 2020, he was the Co-Executive Producer on the fantasy series Cursed.

Robbie in Fandom

Convention Appearances

See also

Robbie on Twitter

Interviews and articles