Supernatural: Eric Kripke Wrote the Season 6 Finale

Despite Sam Winchester declaring “Nobody says penultimate!”, Jim Beaver (Bobby Singer) has confirmed, via his twitter, some news using that word: current showrunner Sera Gamble has written the penultimate script for season 6, while Eric Kripke himself has written the season 6 finale.

One can only hope that all of season 6 has been a huge bout of misdirection and that Kripke will whip out the real big bad in the season finale: octocobra.

Okay, that’s probably not going to happen (booo!), but it’s good to know that the show’s creator will be back to leave his mark on the season. I know a lot of fans were probably concerned when Kripke turned over the day-to-day running of the show to Gamble, and while season 6 has had some problems (primarily centered around the big bad), it has had some good stand-alone episodes. As we hurtle towards the two-hour season finale airing on May 20, we should get deeper into the overall mythology of the season. Beaver assures fans that Kripke has been involved in the decisions regarding season 6, but that the two-part finale should completely blow our minds and possibly even give us something we “didn’t see coming”.

Last time Gamble and Kripke had back-to-back episodes, it was the end of season 5. Gamble first introduced us to Death in “Five Minutes to Midnight” and gave us that terrific first meeting between him and Death in the Chicago pizzeria. Then Kripke wrote “Swan Song”. Despite a lot of fans ragging on that episode, I liked it. I thought it was sweet and I loved the Chuck narration and I never fail to get a tear in my eye when Sam jumps into the hole. But thank God the show didn’t end with Sam stuck in Hell forever.

Chances are the show will be renewed for a seventh season, even though The CW hasn’t announced it yet. But in the meantime, we have what’s sure to be an excellent two-part season finale to look forward to. The last time we had that was season 2 when Sam died and Dean made the deal with the Crossroads Demon. And that was an amazing finale, wasn’t it?

So are you excited about this news? Did you check out a trailer for the upcoming episodes for Supernatural – which returns with new episodes April 15 – or the photos for the April 29 episode yet?

clarissa @ tvovermind.com
twitter.com/clarissa373
twitter.com/tvovermind

9 Comments

  1. Joseph Balaich March 12, 2011
  2. Jon Lachonis March 12, 2011
  3. Paul March 12, 2011
  4. Sue March 16, 2011
  5. Anna March 17, 2011
  6. Austin March 29, 2011
  7. Coop March 31, 2011
  8. Roxanne May 19, 2011
  9. Chris Anderson July 5, 2011

Leave a Reply

How to Train Your Dragon 2
Netflix Comings and Goings: September 2016
star-sports-screenshots
Why Netflix, Hulu & Amazon May Never Succeed at Live Sports
Al Roker on Ryan Lochte
Ryan Lochte Lied: Why We Love Al Roker Losing it With Billy Bush
The Voice Season 11 Preview
The Voice Season 11 Preview: Miley Cyrus & Alicia Keys – Keeping it Real
Deadshot and Harley
‘Suicide Squad’ Sets More Box Office Records, Beats ‘Civil War’
Archive 81
‘Archive 81’: An Interview with the Creators of the Horror Audio Drama, Daniel Powell & Marc Sollinger
Jared Leto as the Joker, laughing in the faces of critics.
‘Suicide Squad’ Shatters August Record for $135M Opening Weekend
Jared Leto as the Joker, laughing in the faces of critics.
‘Suicide Squad’ Soars with $65.1M Friday, Now Heading Toward $150M Opening Weekend
Leslie Jones "War Dogs" premiere 8/3/16
When Racism and Sexism Are Online Terror: The Attacks on Leslie Jones
Moviepilot
What Are Twitter Users’ #7favfilms?
The Star Trek 50th Anniversary Blu-ray Set Has 30 Discs
The Star Trek 50th Anniversary Blu-ray Set Has 30 Discs
Ghostbusters
Hollywood: Women in Movies From Past to Present
Kehlani, "Gangsta"
Check Out the New Music Video for Kehlani’s ‘Gangsta’ from ‘Suicide Squad!’
Suicide Squad: The Album
‘Suicide Squad’ Soundtrack Is the Best of the Summer: Review
Jared Leto as the Joker
Jared Leto Returns as Joker in ‘Purple Lamborghini’ Music Video for ‘Suicide Squad!’
Galactic Empire
Why Star Wars Fans Should Be Paying Attention to Galactic Empire
Sports News
The Best Lessons From the 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony
150415194757-2015-playoff-graphic-2-041515.1200x672
The Top Five Moments in NBA Playoffs History
2themastes
Your Official Guide to Watching the Masters Tournament on TV
Austin X Games
X Games Austin 2016 Has an Amazing Sports and Music Lineup

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.