Running bits? Yeah, you know, those little jokes/references that just won’t die. Something started on a whim early in the series and still carries on years later because their mention makes fans happy. "Supernatural" especially loves repeating items from it's vast archive simply because it can.
There are the obvious ones, like the rock star aliases for their fake FBI identities, that are just too numerous to mention. What's on this list are still fan favorites, but they are the lesser used bits. Those that hold a special place in the fandom’s heart. In no particular order, here's my fond salute to ten fantastic bits from "Supernatural."
Magic Fingers has been more popular in earlier seasons, but the references have always been popular in the fandom. It's certainly made a lot of fan fics. It makes sense though. After all, when have you ever seen Dean Winchester this happy?
Yes, the magic fingers was always Dean's sort of thing. We never caught Sam indulging. Interesting though, the last Dean sighting of his cheap motel indulgence was in season six's "Two and a Half Men."
However, leave it up to our current writing team to remember an old classic. Season twelve and low and behold, Dean isn't the only one that digs that magical box that only requires quarters for a good time. Mary mentions “Magic Fingers" in her list of current plans in the recent episode “Family Feud.” Like mother like son.