Supernatural s13e05 Episode Script

Advanced Thanatology

1 Dean: This life -- hunting, monsters there's no joy in it.
Uhh! There's nothing but pain [ Groans .]
horror [ Tires screech .]
and death.
Death: You and your brother keep coming back.
You're an affront to the balance of universe, and you cause disruption on a global scale.
Billie: So the next time you or your brother bite it, we're gonna toss you out into the Empty.
And nothing comes back from that.
[ Grunts .]
[ Groans .]
[ Clears throat .]
Listen, man [ Thud .]
I'm sorry for being a dick lately.
Right now, I don't believe in a damn thing.
I need you to keep the faith for both of us.
[ Owl hoots .]
[ Insects chirping .]
[ Chain fence rattles .]
[ Boy grunts .]
[ Grunts .]
You got a full battery? Yep.
You ready? [ Exhales sharply .]
We're gonna get so many hits.
[ Sighs .]
I can't believe I'm doing this.
What? Are you sure about this? Come on, man.
It'll be awesome.
[ Front door creaking .]
Evan: Told you it'd be unlocked.
[ Sighs .]
Why would they leave it open? Who's “they”? Come on.
No one even pretends to own this place, not after -- Whatever.
Don't start.
What, you don't wanna hear about the guy who used to cut open people's skulls? Sure.
Of course he did, Evan.
No, seriously.
He got arrested.
[ Sighs .]
So if he cuts your skull open, will you shut your stupid mouth? [ Scoffs .]
[ Ascending footsteps .]
Why do we have to go up there? Uh-oh.
Someone's scared.
I'm not scared.
I just Mike punked out.
At least I showed up.
If you're so brave, let's look around.
[ Sighs .]
[ Ascending footsteps .]
[ Stair creaks .]
[ Ascending footsteps .]
Evan: Where he kept his patients.
Evan, I don't like this, man.
Quit your whining.
SoYeah, I'm not going in there.
Be a little baby.
Come on, man.
[ Inhales sharply .]
Evan: Told ya.
This guy was freaky.
Come check this out.
Holy crap.
Put it in your bag.
What? No.
Dude, nut up.
Fine, justhurry.
[ Creaking .]
D-- What was that? Nothing.
It was just a weird, like, house noise.
Or the wind.
[ Rapid retreating footsteps .]
[ Creaking, loud bang in distance .]
Yeah, I'm out.
Shawn, come on, don't be -- [ Loud creaking .]
[ Indistinct whispering .]
Go! Keep moving! Come on, let's go! [ Indistinct whispers .]
[ High-pitched whirring .]
Where's Dr.
Meadows? No! No! [ Thud .]
[ Whirring continues .]
[ Evan screams .]
[ Panting .]
[ Whirring continues .]
[ Whimpers .]
[ Evan screaming, whirring continues .]
[ Whirring continues .]
Supernatural 13x05 Advanced Thanatology - Hey.
- Hey.
PB&J for breakfast? Strong work.
You want a beer with that? I'm cool? Come on.
Live a little.
[ Refrigerator closes .]
What's going on with you? What do you mean? Anyway, check this out.
I think I found something.
Three days ago, kid named Shawn Raider was found wandering on the side of the road near Grand Junction, Colorado, bleeding from the head.
Best friend was missing.
And get this -- only word he said? “Monster.
” Okay.
Well, that sounds like something.
So I thought we'd check it out, you and me.
What about Jack? He's, uh, he's catching up on all my old fantasy DVDs -- “Red Sonia,” “Beast Master,” uh, “Beast Master II” -- you know, with the time traveling ferrets.
Wow how you ever got laid, I'll never know.
[ Chuckles .]
Yeah, tell me about it.
So I was thinking we'd leave Jack behind.
Really? Yeah.
We'll put up some extra warding.
He'll be fine.
I mean, when's the last time we worked a case, just you and me? It's been a while.
So? [ Dog barking .]
[ Children shouting playfully .]
[ Engine turns off .]
[ Birds chirping .]
Agent Page? I thought you always liked to be Agent Page.
Yeah, well, changing it up.
[ Knock on door .]
Can I help you? Yeah, sorry to bother you, ma'am.
Agents Page and Plant.
We're here to follow up on the incident with your son.
Well, the police have already been here.
Shouldn't you talk to them? We did, but we'd like to speak with you as well.
And Shawn.
Something wrong? Shawn, he he won't talk.
He can't.
What do you mean? The doctors say [ Clears throat .]
he's okay physically, that it's psychological.
You know, trauma, like he [ Voice breaks .]
he saw some-- saw something soawful.
God, I don't even know what he was doing out that late.
[ Knock on door .]
Shawn? Hey, I'm Dean.
I heard you had a rough time.
You wanna tell me about it? [ Inhales deeply .]
And, uh, Evan, he's still missing.
[ Sighs .]
Uh He, Shawn, and their friend Mike Ramos, they're inseparable.
So has anybody spoken with Mike? Everyone.
He says he doesn't know what happened, but But you don't believe him.
Those boys do everything together.
I just [ Voice breaks .]
I just -- I just don't know.
What is that? A monster? Is this the one you told the cops about? [ Resumes drawing .]
You know I know what it's like to see monsters.
And I know that even when they're gone, they never really go away.
You see 'em when you close your eyes.
You see 'em in your dreams But you know what? Me and my brother? We're the guys that stop the monsters.
We're the guys that scare them.
But you gotta talk to me.
[ Baby purring .]
[ Engine turns off .]
So he didn't say anything? Not a word.
Whatever that kid saw, it messed him up.
Well, I say we talk to the other friend, uh, Mike, first thing in the morning.
Sounds like a plan.
- So, strip club? - Wait.
What? Mm, s-stripclub.
There's one just outside of town, the, uh [ Inhales deeply .]
You wanna go to the Clamdiver? Yeah.
It -- it got great reviews.
You read reviews for the Clamdiver? It -- it -- it got four and a half -- Dude, what is going on with you? What are you talking about? All day.
You give me a-a beer for breakfast.
You -- you gave me Agent Page, which you always like to be.
You -- you didn't whine about me blaring my music the whole way here.
And when we stopped for lunch, you ordered me chili fries.
You love chili fries.
Everybody loves chili fries.
That's not the point.
Now you wanna go hang out at a strip club? You hate strip clubs.
[ Scoffs .]
No, I don't.
[ Chuckles .]
Dude, the last lap dance you had was -- was -- was at Christmas.
It was a gift paid for by me.
You spent the entire song trying to convince the girl that she should go to nursing school.
So what is it? It is my birthday? Did -- did I win a bet that I don't know about? What? No, nothing.
I-I mean, I'm just trying to be nice.
-Why? - Because [ Sighs .]
You know why.
I'm fine.
No, you're not, Dean.
You said you don't believe in anything, and -- and that's that's not true.
That's not you.
You -- you -- you do believe in things.
You do believe in people.
That's who you are.
That's what you do.
I know you're in a dark place, and I-I just wanna help.
Look, I-I've been down this road before.
and fought my way back.
I will fight my way back again.
How? Same way I always do -- bullets, bacon, and booze.
[ Dings .]
A lotta booze.
[ Sighs .]
[ Screaming .]
Shawn! [ Breathing heavily .]
[ Whispers .]
It's okay.
It's okay, baby.
Just a bad dream.
Try to get some sleep, all right? Okay.
[ Voice breaks .]
That's good.
That's good.
[ Sniffles .]
[ Kisses .]
[ Whoosh .]
[ High-pitched whirring .]
[ Whirring continues .]
[ Screaming .]
[ Alarm beeping .]
[ Beeping stops .]
[ Birds chirping .]
[ Loud snoring .]
[ Continues snoring .]
[ Continues snoring .]
[ Snorts .]
[ Exhales deeply .]
Soyou don't know where Shawn went that night? No.
I already told the cops.
Of course.
But problem is, when something bad happens, we have to triple-check.
[ Scoffs .]
Anyway, I wasn't with them.
“Them” You weren't with them.
So Shawn was with somebody.
Maybe your friend Evan? [ Chuckles .]
I don't know.
You know, I'd like to believe you, Mike.
but, um here's the thing.
You ever see those detective shows where, whenever somebody lies, they dart their eyes to the side? That's a real thing? Oh, yeah.
So if there's anything that you forgot to tell the police, I need you to tell me.
[ Cows mooing .]
Evan could be in serious danger.
[ Scoffs .]
He's not.
He's just hiding out somewhere.
Evan is always pulling crap like this.
It's just a prank.
Okay, so what happened to Shawn, that's just a prank, too? [ Cow moos .]
[ Sighs heavily .]
They, um, they were going to the old Meadows place, out on Night Hawk Drive.
How come? Evan dared us to go, and it was stupid and creepy, and I didn't [ Breathes deeply .]
I-I got scared.
But Evan, Shawn they're gonna be okay, right? [ Indistinct conversations .]
Hangover raid on the continental breakfast? Shh.
What? First of all, it's complimentary.
Second of all, what happened to being nice to me? You are forgiven.
So I talked to the other friend -- uh, Mike.
And I think I got something.
Look at this.
Meet Dr.
Avery Meadows.
He worked here back in the early '60s.
Uh, people would come to him for help with mental illness.
But no matter what the had -- depression, anxiety, whatever -- the cure was always the same.
He lobotomized them.
Those that lived, he kept as “patients.
” And he would experiment on them in his house, which is exactly where Evan and Shawn were heading that night.
That's where Shawn got freaked out and where Evan went missing? Worth a shot.
I mean, when people found out what Meadows was doing, he was tried and executed.
But who knows? You know, maybe he made a demon deal.
Or maybe he wasn't even human to begin with.
This here? That's what Shawn was drawing over and over.
Really? Yeah.
What's up with the creep-ass mask? It's a plague mask.
Doctors used to use them.
They thought they filtered out disease.
As a matter of fact, when they arrested Meadows, he was wearing one.
They had to hold him down to rip it off.
[ Cellphone rings .]
[ Beeps .]
[ Whispers .]
Oh, man.
Hello? Penny.
What happened? I don't know.
[ Exhales sharply .]
Shawn had a bad dream.
I checked on him.
I It seemed -- seemed like he was getting better.
I went back to my room, but it got a little cold, so I thought Shawn must have opened a window.
But when I came back in to close it, he was justgone.
This is on me, man.
I saw how messed up Shawn was.
I should've pushed him harder.
We don't know he's dead, all right.
Penny said it got cold, so could be a ghost.
Yeah, but what's a ghost doing, showing up at a kid's place? It's not like Shawn was dragging a body around.
According to the reports, Meadows was cremated.
So maybe his spirit is tied to something else, an object So, what, Shawn took something from the house? It's possible.
All right, where's the kid now? Well, Meadows “treated” the victims at his house.
So if this is him, maybe that's where he took Shawn.
[ Engine revs .]
[ Engine turns off .]
[ Car door opens, closes .]
[ Front door creaks open .]
[ Door creaking closed .]
Shawn? Shawn, you in here? [ Switch clicks, EMF warbling .]
Oh, dude.
Check this out.
Definitely a ghost.
[ High-pitched whirring .]
What's up, Doc? [ Grunts, groans .]
Uhh! [ Whirring continues .]
[ Whirring continues .]
[ Whoosh .]
[ Grunts .]
Shawn? The mask.
You said they practically had to tear it off of him, right? Yeah.
So if he's tied to something [ Meadows screams, drill whirs .]
I'm gonna take that as a “yes.
” Door.
Burn 'em! All of 'em? Yeah! [ Doors close .]
[ Cannister clatters .]
[ Growls .]
[ High-pitched whirring .]
[ Rumbling .]
- No.
- We ain't got much time.
[ Growls .]
[ Gunshot .]
Hurry! [ Screaming .]
[ Exhales deeply .]
You good? Yeah, I'm good.
[ Fire crackling .]
Let's go find Shawn.
Dean? Wait.
I can still see your breath.
What the hell, dude? [ Doors slam .]
I think it might be another ghost.
[ Glass shatters .]
I think there's a lot.
[ Lightbulbs shattering .]
Let's go! Go! [ Whispering .]
We need a doctor! We need a doctor! Where's the doctor? They're asking for the doc.
These must be the people he killed.
Well, if they're ghosts, then why can't we see them? Maybe they're not strong enough to pierce the Veil.
[ Lightbulb shatters .]
[ Beds scraping .]
Yeah, but they're strong enough to kill us?! Great.
You know what? Those bodies have gotta be buried in the house somewhere.
Okay, so we check it, top to bottom.
There's no time.
What are you doing? I'm gonna find out where these bodies are buried.
So? So I'm gonna ask 'em.
What? How? Easy.
One needle stops the heart, the other one starts it up again.
No, no, no.
Look, we can't talk to 'em on this side of the Veil, so I'm gonna go to the other side.
I'm gonna work my way through all these Caspers until we find out where this freak hid the bodies.
Dean, you're talking about killing yourself.
[ Cap clatters .]
Yeah? Well, it worked before.
That's an insane risk to take.
Listen, I need three minutes.
Okay? D-don't evenDean! [ Grunts .]
Dean? Aah! Hey.
Damn it.
[ Inhales sharply .]
Hey, hey, hey.
[ Gasps .]
[ Gasps .]
Dean? Dean! Hey! Ghost dude! Hey, hey, hey.
Hey, wait up, pal.
Hello, my name is Jessica and I'm here to lead you to your next life.
Yeah, hi.
Little busy right now.
Yo! Oh, God.
[ Salt sifting .]
[ Thunderclap .]
Dean Winchester is in the Veil! [ Thunderclap .]
[ Whispers .]
Come on, Dean.
Come on.
Wait up.
Hey, do you, uh [ Whoosh .]
Oh, come on.
I know you.
You're the FBI man from my house.
You're dead, too? I, uh Yeah.
What happened to you? The man with the drill.
[ High-pitched whirring .]
He was in my room.
[ Gasping .]
[ Growls .]
[ Gasps .]
Dean: The Doc -- he possessed you and he killed you.
I-I-I couldn't stop him.
[ Whirring .]
He said I'd feel better, but [ Splat .]
I just [ Voice breaks .]
I miss my mom.
Shawn, I should've I'm so sorry.
Evan's here, too.
We can't leave.
We Why can't we leave? [ Thunderclap .]
[ Thunderclap .]
I know you're scared, okay? But I'm gonna help you.
I'm gonna help you get out of here.
Help me get home? Help you go to a better place.
But I need you to tell me The doc, where did he put your body? Sam? Sam, I got it! Let's do this.
[ Timer beeps .]
[ Thunderclap .]
All right.
[ Inhales deeply .]
[ Clears throat .]
[ Sighs .]
[ Syringe clatters .]
Come on, come on, come on.
[ Pats arm .]
Dean? Hey! Dean! Why is it not working? No, no.
No, no, no, no.
Dean! Hey.
Can you hear me? Dean.
[ Pats chest .]
Dean! Dean! Hey, wake up.
Hey, Dean.
No, no, no, no, no, no, no.
Hey! Hey, Dean.
Wake up.
We need to talk.
Hey! Wake up, Dean.
And Wake up.
That's enough of that.
Hey! No, I saw Cass kill you.
How's that working out for him? [ Chuckles .]
It's funny to hear a Winchester talk about the finality of dying.
This reality -- it has rules, Dean.
So many rules.
And one of them? Kill one incarnation of Death, like you did, the next Reaper to die takes his place.
So when Castiel stabbed me in the back, turns out I got a promotion.
New job.
New gear.
So you died to become Death? This universe can be so many things, and sometimes, it is poetic.
That's why we need to talk.
The hell? Welcome to my reading room.
Know not to leave this lying around near you.
Don't we? [ Scythe thuds .]
Soam I dead? You killed yourself.
Are you keeping me dead? Now that depends on you.
Uh Well, congrats on the promotion.
Uh, but I got a house full of ghosts waiting on me and my brother to get back to, so if it's up to me -- I didn't say it was up to you.
I said it depends on you.
Word on the interdimensional street is you've been slipping between worlds, Dean.
I wanna know how you did it.
Well, I thought Death knew everything.
Then you can imagine how this one little blind spot is really bothering me.
What's in it for me? What do you want? Free the ghosts.
Excuse me? Free the ghosts at the Meadows house.
Let them move on, I'll tell you whatever you wanna know.
Come with me.
You don't have to stay here.
It's going to be okay.
[ Whooshing .]
It's done.
How do I know I can trust you? You don't.
But then again, I'm not the one breaking cosmic bargains left and right, now, am I? [ Chuckles .]
Yeah, it's not like you hold a grudge.
Don't I? Sospill.
Lucifer's son.
When he was born, it created a little rip.
“A little rip”? Mm.
Into another world? And you went there? Mm.
Yeah, I'll just say it's, uh, it's not Candy Land.
I'll bet.
Why do you care? Because I do.
Because this whole multi-versal quantum construct we live in, it's like a house of cards.
And the last thing I need is some big, dumb Winchester knocking it all down.
That does sound like us.
You've changed.
When you bargained with me just now, you could've asked to go back, to live.
Well, I figure with you in charge, there's no getting back for me.
That doesn't sound like the Dean Winchester I know and love.
The man who's been dead so many times but it never seemed to stick.
Maybe you're not that guy anymore, the guy who saves the world, the guy who always thinks he'll win no matter what.
You have changed.
And you tell people it's not a big deal.
You tell people you'll work through it, but you know you won't, you can't, and that scares the hell out of you.
Oram I wrong? What do you want me to say? Doesn't matter.
I don't matter.
Don't you? I couldn't save Mom.
I couldn't save Cass.
I can't even save a scared little kid.
Sam keeps trying to fix it, but I just keep dragging him down.
So I'm not gonna beg.
Okay, if it's my time, it's my time.
You really believe that.
You wanna die.
Dean every notebook on this particular shelf tells a version of how you die.
You specifically -- heart attack, burned by a red-haired witch, stabbed by a ghoul in a graveyard, and on and on.
But which one's right? That depends on you, on the choices you make.
Well, I guess I made my choice.
But unfortunately, none of these books say you die today.
Come again? Since I got this new job, I stand witness to a much larger picture.
Do you know what I see? You.
And your brother.
You're important.
Why? You have work to do.
That's all you need to know.
And trust me, having my eyes opened to the necessity of any humans, especially Winchesters, is not a thrill.
Soyou wanna die, but I say keep living.
I need to know.
My mom -- [ Inhales deeply, grunts .]
[ Groans, coughs .]
[ Thunderclap .]
You're okay.
[ Exhales sharply .]
You're okay.
[ Indistinct conversatrsns, camera shutter clicking .]
[ Police radio chatter .]
How'd it go? About how you'd figure.
Hey, what happened back there? I mean, the shot didn't work and all of a sudden, you're back.
I don't know.
I guess it took a minute for the drug to kick in.
I guess I got lucky.
Lucky? Yeah.
Wait, wait, wait.
Hold on.
Hold -- Dean.
Hold on a second.
What about the ghosts? 'Cause I checked the EMF.
They're all gone.
Was that lucky, too? We can talk about it later.
We won't talk about it later.
You know that.
[ Radio chatter continues .]
I saw Death.
The Death.
He's dead.
No, she's not.
It's Billie.
I guess she got a new gig.
She's the one that took care of the ghosts.
W-why would she help us? She wanted Intel.
She said that we're important, that we have work to do.
What the hell does that mean? I have no friggin' clue.
You okay? No.
Sam, I'm not okay.
I'm pretty far from okay.
You know, my whole life, I always believed that what we do was important.
No matter what the cost, no matter who we lost, whether it was Dad or -- or Bobby or And I would take the hit.
But I kept on fighting because I believed that we were making the world a better place.
And now Mom and Cass And I-I don't know.
I don't know.
So now you don't believe anymore.
I just need a win.
I just need a damn win.
[ Engine starts .]
[ Steppenwolf's “It's Never Too Late” playing .]
Your eyes are moist, you scream and shout As though you were a man possessed From deep inside comes rushing forth All the anguish you suppressed Upon your wall hangs your degree Your parents craved so much for you And though you're trained to make your mark You still don't quite know what to do It's never too late to start all over again To love the people you caused the pain And help them learn your name Oh, no, not too late It's never too late to start all over again You say you've only got one life to live And when you're dead you're gone [ Cellphone rings .]
[ Inhales deeply .]
[ Ring .]
[ Beep .]
“You left us alone” [ Sighs .]
What? Tell me who's to say after all is done And you're finally gone, you won't be back again You can find a way to change today You don't have to wait till then It's never too late to start all over again
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