Supernatural s02e07 Episode Script

The Usual Suspects

Dad wants us to pick up where he left off saving people, hunting things, the family business.
Still running credit-card scams? - Think credit card fraud's easy? Okay, Mr.
- Federal marshals.
- Environmental majors.
Father Simmons.
Wildlife Service.
- Nigel Toughnell.
- Dr.
Jerry Kaplan.
- Reporters.
- Art dealers.
- Students.
Homeland Security.
Pretty illegal, even for us.
SWAT team discovered a local woman bound and gagged.
Her attacker, a white male, approximately 24 to 30 years of age was discovered hiding in the home.
- Shapeshifter? - Every culture has a shapeshifter lore.
Legends of creatures who can transform themselves into animals or other men.
Cops are blaming this Dean Winchester guy for Emily's murder.
- Sorry I'm gonna miss it.
- What? How many chances will I have to see my own funeral? Under what name? Oh, yeah, that's my favorite so far.
Possible IDs in three states that we know of.
I gotta call you back.
Well first I thought you were just stepping up your game.
Credit card fraud breaking and entering.
Now, this one puzzled me.
Grave desecration.
But still, these are a long way from murder.
Then we get a fax from St.
Where you're suspected of torturing and murdering a young woman.
However, no one could prove anything, of course because, supposedly, you died there.
Hands where I can see them.
- But I gotta tell you something.
You look pretty healthy to me.
So now we know Karen Giles wasn't the first person you murdered.
Going somewhere, Sam? But I guarantee you, she's the last.
Thought you might be thirsty.
Okay, so you're the good cop.
- Where's the bad cop? - He's with your brother.
And you're holding us why? He's being held on suspicion of murder.
- And you? We'll see.
- Murder? You sound genuinely surprised.
Or are you that good of an actor? - Who's he supposed to have murdered? - We'll get to that.
You can't just hold us here without charges.
Well, actually, we can for 48 hours.
But you, being a pre-law student, would know that.
I know all about you, Sam.
You're 23 years old, no job, no home address.
Your mother died when you were a baby.
Your father's whereabouts are unknown.
And then there's the case of your brother, Dean.
Whose demise was, well, just a little bit exaggerated.
Feel free to jump in whenever you like.
Shy? No problem, I'll keep going.
Your family moved around a lot when you were a kid.
Despite that, you were a straight-A student.
Got into Stanford with a full ride.
Then, about a year ago, there was a fire in your apartment.
One fatality, Jessica Moore, your girlfriend.
After she died, you fell off the grid.
Left behind everything.
I needed some time off.
To deal.
So I'm taking a road trip with my brother.
How's that going for you? Great.
I mean we saw the second largest ball of twine in the continental U.
We ran Dean's fingerprints through AFIS.
- Okay.
- Got over a dozen possible hits.
Possible hits.
Which makes them worthless.
But makes you wonder.
What are we gonna find when we run your prints? Yeah.
Well, you be sure to let me know, all right? May I? - Please.
- Great.
Sam, you seem like a good kid.
It's not your fault Dean's your brother.
We can't pick our family.
Right now, detectives in St.
Louis are exhuming a corpse.
They're trying to figure out how your brother faked his own death after torturing all those young women.
Dean's a bad guy.
His life is over.
Yours doesn't have to be.
You want me to turn against my own brother? No.
We already caught him cold.
Red-handed at the Karen Giles murder scene.
We just need you to fill in some missing pieces.
Why would I do that? Because I can talk to the DA.
Make a deal for you.
You can get on with your life.
Dean's as good as gone.
My dad and Tony Giles were old friends.
They were in the service together.
We've known him since we were kids, you know.
We came when we heard about his death.
There you go.
- Anthony Giles.
- Who's Anthony Giles? A Baltimore lawyer.
Working late at his office.
Check it out.
Ah His throat was slit, but the room was clean.
- No DNA, no prints.
- Keep reading.
It gets better.
"Security cameras failed to capture footage of the assailant.
" - Somebody tampered with the tapes-- - Or it's an invisible killer.
My favorite kind.
- What you think, Scully? Check it out? - I'm not Scully.
You're Scully.
No, I'm Mulder.
You're a redheaded woman.
So would've been hard for Dean to kill Tony - considering we weren't in town.
- Tell me what happened next.
Okay, that's when we went to see Karen.
She was barely holding it together.
We just wanted to be there for her, you know.
I totally forgot about the insurance.
We're very sorry to bother you right now but the company is required to conduct its own investigation.
- You understand? - Sure.
If you could just tell us anything you remember about the night your husband died.
Tony and I were supposed to have dinner.
He called and said that he was having computer troubles and he had to work late.
That was it.
You have any idea who could have done this? No.
It's like I told the police, I have no idea.
Did Tony mention anything unusual to you in the days before his death? Unusual? Yeah, like strange.
- Strange? - You know, Karen, weird.
Weird noises visions, anything like that? - Ahem.
- What? He had a nightmare the day before he died, but-- What kind of a nightmare? He said that he woke up in the middle of the night.
There was a woman standing at the foot of the bed.
He blinked, she was gone.
I mean, it was just a nightmare.
Did he say what she looked like? What the hell difference does it make what she looked like? It's just our company's very thorough.
He said she was pale and she had dark red eyes.
So I gave Karen a hug.
Told her to call me if she needed anything, and that was it.
End of story.
Sam, I am trying to help you here.
But you have got to be honest with me.
Now, we have an eyewitness.
Someone who saw two men fitting your and your brother's description breaking into Giles' office.
Look, Karen called us later, said there was stuff she wanted from Tony's office, but the police weren't letting her in.
Like a picture of the two of them in Paris, and some other stuff.
Look, it was wrong to enter a crime scene, but she gave us the key.
Anthony Giles' body was found right about here.
"Throat slit so deep, part of his spinal cord was visible.
" What do you think? Vengeful spirit, underline vengeful? Yeah, maybe.
I mean, he did see that woman at the foot of his bed.
Hey, look at this.
Dana Shulps? What's that? A name? I don't know, but it's everywhere.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
I'd say we've officially crossed over into weird.
Maybe Giles knew her.
Maybe it's the name of our pale, red-eyed mystery girl.
Well, let's see what we can see.
There's not a single mention of a Dana Shulps anywhere.
There's not a D.
Shulps - or any other kind of frigging Shulps.
- Great.
- What do you got? - Nothing.
No Dana Shulps has ever lived or died in Baltimore - in the last 50 years, at least.
- So, what now? Well, I think I'm pretty close to cracking Giles' password.
- Maybe something in his personal files.
- By close you mean? Thirty minutes maybe.
So I guess I just get to hang out.
So awesome.
- Dude, seriously.
- All right.
I'm gonna talk to Karen, see if she knows anything about this Dana Shulps.
Keep going, sparky.
Dean went back to Karen's place to check up on her.
I mean, you know, she'd been pretty upset earlier.
So why didn't you go with him? I just went back to the motel.
How'd you know I was there, by the way? We found the motel matchbook on your brother when we arrested him.
Let's quit fooling around.
You were with your brother the whole time you were in Baltimore.
Why separate now? - Your brother left to go murder Karen.
- He didn't kill anyone.
I heard the 911 call.
Karen was terrified.
She said someone was in the house.
Emergency services.
- Hello.
- I think I saw somebody in my house.
- What is your address? It's 421 Clinton Avenue.
Please, can you--? Hello? Karen, you in there? Oh, God.
Seriously, what the hell? Freeze.
Stay on your knees.
Hands where I can see them.
Cuff him.
- You getting anywhere with him? - No.
Just a lot of wise-ass remarks.
You? Sam's story matches Dean's to the last detail.
Yeah? Well, these guys are good, I'll give them that.
If we don't get Sam to flip, we have nothing - but a lot of circumstantial evidence.
- We got Dean at the crime scene with blood on his hands.
Juries have convicted for less.
Yeah, but, I mean, where's the murder weapon? What's the motive? You talk about reasonable doubt-- Diana do you have reasonable doubt? We keep leaning on these guys, one of them will tumble.
And don't forget about St.
I'm telling you, this Dean guy is our guy.
I know Tony Giles was a friend of yours.
Yeah, he was.
He was a good friend.
Look, and I know you wanna clean this mess up quick.
But come on, Tony knew a lot of criminal types, maybe we just-- Criminal types? He was a defense lawyer for God's sakes.
Of course he knew criminal types.
All right, let's get back at them.
You know what? Let them stew in their juices for a bit.
Come here.
Dana Shulps, Dana Shulps, Dana Shulps.
Dana-- Dana Shulps.
Maybe it's not a name.
Maybe it's not a name.
Anagram maybe? - Mr.
Winchester? - Yeah.
I'm Jeff Krause.
I'm with the public defender's office.
I'm your lawyer.
Oh, thank God, I'm saved.
Hey, can I steal a pen from you, some paper? Sure.
Well, the police haven't found a weapon yet, so that's good.
But they got your prints and, literally, blood on your hands.
And with your police record Mr.
Winchester, what are you doing? - I think it's an anagram.
- A what? An anagram.
Same letters, different words.
Could you do me a favor? See if you recognize any of these words.
Local names, places, anything like that? Do you understand how serious these charges are? I'm handcuffed to a table.
Yeah, I get it.
Humor me.
Take a quick look.
Well S- U-P, I don't know about that but Ashland is a street name.
- It's not far from here.
- Street? Let's start with where you were the night that Anthony Giles died.
- Can you get in to see my brother? - Mr.
Winchester you could be facing a death penalty here.
Hey, thanks for the law review, Matlock.
But if you wanna help me I need you to see my brother.
I hope that was meaningful.
But I'd like to discuss your case now.
Sure thing, Matlock.
You two really are brothers, aren't you? Now, as you know the DA might be interested in-- We need you.
With the other one.
Counselor your boy decided to confess.
Winchester, I'd advise against that strongly.
Talk directly into the camera.
Start by stating your name for the record.
My name is Dean Winchester.
I'm an Aquarius.
I enjoy sunsets long walks on the beach, and frisky women.
And I did not kill anyone.
But I know who did.
Or rather, what did.
Of course, it can't be for sure, because our investigation was interrupted.
Our working theory is that we're looking for a kind of vengeful spirit.
Excuse me? You know, Casper the bloodthirsty ghost? Tony Giles saw it.
I'll bet you cash money Karen did too.
The interesting thing is the word it leaves behind.
For some reason, it's trying to tell us something.
But communicating across the veil ain't easy.
Sometimes the spirits, they get things jumbled.
You remember redrum? Same concept.
You know, it's Could be word fragments.
Other times it's anagrams.
See, at first we thought this was a name, Dana Shulps.
But now, we think it's a street.
Whatever's going on - I'm betting it started there.
- You arrogant bastard.
Tony and Karen were good people.
You're making jokes.
I'm not joking, Ponch.
You murdered them in cold blood just like that girl in St.
Oh, yeah, that wasn't me either.
That was a shapeshifter creature that only looked like me.
Get up.
Hey, hey.
Pete, that is enough.
You asked for the truth.
Lock his ass up.
What the hell? Where is he? What'd he do? The fire escape's way over-- - What? - These two guys.
Hilts and McQueen? What is that? Hilts is Steve McQueen's character in The Great Escape.
Can we make this quick? I'm a little tired.
It's been a long day, with your partner assaulting me and all.
I wanna know more about that stuff you were talking about earlier.
Time Life, Mysteries of the Unknown.
Look it up.
Let's pretend for the moment you're not entirely insane.
What would one of these things be doing here? A vengeful spirit? Well, they're created by violent deaths.
And then they come back for a reason, usually a nasty one.
Like revenge on the people that hurt them.
And these spirits they're capable of killing people? Where did you get that? I don't know.
It wasn't there before.
You've seen it, haven't you? - The spirit.
- How did you know? Because Karen had the same bruises on her wrists.
I bet that if you look at Giles' autopsy photos, he's got them too.
It's got something to do with this spirit.
I don't know what.
I know.
You think you're going crazy.
Well, let's skip that part, shall we? Because the last two people who saw this thing died pretty soon after.
You hear me? You think I'm gonna die? You need to go to Sam.
He'll help.
You're giving your brother up? Go to the first motel in the yellow pages.
Look for Jim Rockford.
It's how we find each other when we separate.
You can arrest him if you want.
Or you can let him save your life.
These showed up after you saw it? Yeah, I guess.
All right.
You're gonna have to tell me exactly what you saw.
You know, I must be losing my mind.
You're a fugitive.
I should be arresting you.
All right, well, you know what? You can arrest me later.
After you live through this.
But right now, you gotta talk to me.
Okay? Okay, great.
Now, the spirit, what did it look like? She was really pale.
And her throat was cut.
And her eyes, they were like this deep dark red.
It appeared like she was trying to talk to me, but she couldn't.
It was just a lot of blood.
You know what? Here.
I've been researching every girl who's died or gone missing from Ashland Street.
How'd you get those? Those are from crime scenes and booking photos.
You have your job, I have mine.
Here, I need you to look through these, tell me if you recognize anyone.
This is her.
I'm sure of it.
"Claire Becker, 28 years old.
Disappeared about eight or nine months ago.
" But I don't even know her.
Why would she come after me? Well, before her death, she was arrested twice for dealing heroin.
- You ever work Narcotics? - Yeah.
Pete and I did.
Before Homicide.
- You ever bust her? - Not that I remember.
It says she was last seen entering 2911 Ashland Street.
Police searched the place, didn't find anything.
Guess we gotta check it out ourselves.
See if we can find her body.
What? Well, we gotta salt and burn her bones.
It's the only way to put her spirit to rest.
Of course it is.
So, what exactly are we looking for? I'll let you know when we find it.
Sam! Hey.
Hey, I'm here.
What is it? - What happened? - Claire.
- Where? - She was here.
Did she attack you? No.
No, she was just, like, reaching out to me.
She was over there by the window.
Hey, wait.
Help me move this.
Our little mystery word.
Now the extra letters make sense.
What is that? Well, spirits and certain remains give off electro-magnetic frequencies.
So if Claire's body was here, that would indicate that? Yeah.
Well, that's the theory.
Yeah, yeah.
There's definitely something in there.
You know, this is bothering me.
Well, you are digging up a corpse.
No, not that.
That's pretty par for the course, actually.
Then what? It's just I mean, no vengeful spirit I've ever tussled with wanted to be wasted.
So why would Claire lead us to her remains? It doesn't make any sense.
All right, here.
Give me a hand.
Her wrists.
Yeah, they'd be bruised just like yours.
That necklace mean something to you? I've seen it before.
It's rare.
It was custom-made over on Carson Street.
I have one just like it.
Pete gave it to me.
- Now this all makes perfect sense.
- I'm sorry? Yeah, you see, Claire is not a vengeful spirit.
She's a death omen.
Excuse me? Claire's not killing anyone.
She's trying to warn them.
See, sometimes spirits don't want vengeance, they want justice.
Which is why she led us here.
She wants us to know who her killer is.
How much do you know about your partner? - Oh, my God.
- What? About a year ago, some heroin went missing from lockup.
Obviously it was a cop.
We never found out who did it.
But whoever did it would need someone to fence their product.
Somebody like a heroin dealer.
Somebody like Claire.
So I'm being extradited to St.
Louis, huh? And you just decided to transfer me yourself, 800 miles at 2 in the morning? This can't be good.
All right, thanks.
- What is it? - Pete just left the precinct.
- With Dean.
- What? He said the prisoner had to be transferred, and he just took him.
Dispatch has been calling.
He won't answer the radio.
- Radio? He took a county vehicle? - Yeah.
It should have a LoJack.
You just gotta get it turned on.
Pee break? So soon? You know, you might wanna get your prostate checked.
Son of a bitch.
Hey, I'm cool in the van.
You go do what you gotta do.
You're a cocky son of a bitch.
You think those people in St.
Louis are gonna buy that crap? Here's the thing.
You're not gonna make it to St.
You're gonna die trying to escape.
Let's talk about this.
You don't wanna do something you're gonna regret.
- Or maybe you do.
- Put the gun down.
- Diana? How'd you find me? I know about Claire.
- I don't know what you're talking about.
- Put the gun down.
Oh, I don't think so.
You're fast.
Pretty sure I'm faster.
- Why are you doing this? - I didn't do anything, Diana.
It's a little late for that.
It wasn't my fault.
Claire was gonna turn me in.
I had no choice.
And Tony? Karen? Same thing.
Tony scrubbed the money.
Then he got skittish and then he wanted to come clean.
I'm sure he told Karen everything.
It was a mess, I had to clean it up.
I just panicked.
How many more people are gonna die over this? There's a way out.
This Dean kid's a frigging gift.
We can pin the whole thing on him.
Okay? No trial, nothing, just one more dead scumbag.
No one will question it.
Diana, please I still love you.
Thank you.
Thank you.
Yeah, why don't you buy me another necklace, you ass.
Don't do it.
Don't do it.
You doing all right? Not really.
The death omen, Claire.
- What happens to her now? - It should be over.
She should be at rest.
So, what now, officer? Pete did confess to me, he screwed up both your cases royally.
I'd say there's a good chance that we can get your cases dismissed.
- You could take care of that for us? - I hope so.
But the St.
Louis murder charges? That's another story.
I can't help you.
Unless I just happened to turn my back, and you walked away.
I could tell them the suspects escaped.
- Wait, are you sure? - Yeah, she's sure, Sam.
No, it's just you could lose your job over something like that.
I want you guys out there doing what you do best.
Trust me.
I'll sleep better at night.
Listen, you need to watch your back.
They're gonna be looking for both of you now.
Get out of here.
I gotta radio this in.
Hey, wouldn't happen to know where my car is by chance? It's at the impound yard on Robertson.
Don't even think about it.
It's okay, it's all right.
Don't worry.
We'll We'll just improvise.
We're good at that.
Yeah, I've noticed.
- Nice lady.
- Yeah, for a cop.
- Does she look familiar to you? No, why? I don't know.
Anyway, are you hungry? No.
For some reason I could really go for some pea soup.

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