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18 January 2018 @ 09:19 pm
SPN #13x10 Wayward Sisters (episode review)  
Just a few thoughts while watching this one:

I went into this thinking, "should I even bother watching?" I like Jody and I sort of liked Donna, but none of the girls really do anything to hold my interest, as I've made quite clear many times before. But, Sam and Dean were in this one, and I did want to see how they were going to get out of Jurassic Park Universe (which ended up not being quite that, but still...).

It ended up being not quite as bad as I was expecting. Maybe that's because I went into it with rock bottom expectations. It definitely wasn't as bad as that other episode that served as a backdoor pilot, that awful (IMO) Bloodlines from season 9.

However, it still didn't feel much like an episode of SPN, and again, part of that is because it's a backdoor pilot type episode. They tried to give it the same spirit, theme, whatever you want to call it, and I did see some parallels drawn, like a lot of Dean in Claire (attitude in particular), although I wondered if they were trying to add a parallel to Sam when they addressed her leaving. And then I saw the Dean parallel when she told Kaia she'd protect her, almost like we'd hear Dean say to Sam early on. And then it turns out that Kaia is the monster (or resembles it at least) in the end? What exactly was that thing anyway? It looked like some kind of ninja/wood nymph hybrid.

I think they tried, and again it wasn't as bad as I was expecting, but I don't think this is something I'd watch if it does get picked up. If Jared and Jensen ended up guest starring at some point, I may check out the individual episode(s), but I don't see this as something that would hold my interest on its own.
 
 
 
cuddyclothescuddyclothes on January 19th, 2018 11:41 am (UTC)
I had it on with the sound mostly off, out of curiosity. Jeff kept saying, "this looks really bad". It did. I enjoyed some of the snark at the beginning and I like the idea, but it doesn't interest me enough to watch. Kind of like Supernatural itself.
jessm78: Long Pondjessm78 on January 19th, 2018 07:54 pm (UTC)
My mom watched some of it and had the same reaction. And yes, I'm with you. The premise is pretty cool but it really didn't hold my interest.