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The guy then gets around to inviting the guest of honor, or really the only guest speaker, the writer and creator of Supernatural, Eric Kripke, I mean, Carver Edlund. Out comes Chuck and he's so nervous! The crowd goes nuts and Dean stares with curiosity with his hands in his pockets and Sam has a similar look with his arms folded. Chuck sees the mike works and says this isnâ€™t nearly as awkward asâ€¦then he fetches water. He nervously chugs a bunch of it down then finally takes the mike. When Rob Benedict took the stage in Chicago for his first time at a con, he said the fake convention was far more intimidating than the real one. He thinks it was everyone in costume.
"So I guess, questions?" Everyone's hands go up. He picks a tall dude who will be playing the Sam lookalike in this episode. How did he come up with Sam and Dean? Oh, that's easy. He started having visions because an angel put them there and he wrote them down thinking these were fictional characters when they were real guys. He learned that he's really a prophet of the Lord and he's writing the Winchester Gospel. Nah, Chuck isn't that crazy. â€œOh, it came to me.â€ It should be noted in this scene the camera goes to Sam and Dean constantly to get their reactions. Every single time that happens it makes a very strange scene quite funny.
Next Chuck picks the guy with the hook since he stands out among the flannel. Hookman is German and a nitpicker. Why is it in every fight scene Sam and Dean have their knife and gun knocked away by the bad guy? Why donâ€™t they keep it on some kind of bungee? I laugh hard because I have actually read that a few times before. Yes, people were that serious about it! Cut to Sam and Dean, who arenâ€™t impressed. Chuck doesnâ€™t know. German guy has a follow up. Why canâ€™t Sam and Dean see that Ruby is evil and that sheâ€™s just manipulating Sam? â€œItâ€™s quite obvious.â€ Yep, that gets a face from the real Sam. Becky interrupts, exactly the way a mega fan would on the boards. "If you don't like the books don't read them Fritz!" Uh oh. Iâ€™ve done that. Iâ€™ve actually used the line "time to get a new show." I was really provoked though. No matter though, for itâ€™s clear I've been Kripked. I don't know whether to laugh or cry. Boy did I have that coming!
Chuck moves onto the next question since Fritz is scared. He should be! Rabid fans can be really scary. The guy is wearing a hooded sweatshirt, so we'll put him in the Sam clone column. In the last book, Dean went to Hell. Now what? That gives Chuck his chance to make an announcement. Thanks to a wealthy Scandinavian investor, they're going to start publishing again. The crowd erupts in a standing ovation while Sam and Dean now want to kill Chuck.
Chuck is at the bar and he's getting two frou-frou drinks that are this weird lemon color. He takes them over to a table where Becky is. "Here's your yellow-eyed cooler." They didn't have those in Chicago, but they did along with the bad purple nurple have a Sam-tini. Yes, I did throw up in my mouth a little. Right before I ordered one. Hey, it was the same thing as a cosmo except cheaper. Chuck is trying to ask Becky out, but she loses it when Sam arrives. Yes Dean is with him, but as we know she pretty much ignores him. Oh Kripke, you just wonâ€™t stop with the fandom quirks, will you?
Sam uncomfortably nods, but Dean's pissed enough to speak for both of them. â€œIn case you havenâ€™t noticed, our plates are kind of full. Finding the colt, hunting the devil, we donâ€™t have time for this crap.â€ Chuck says he didnâ€™t call them. Sam clarifies, Dean means the books. Why is he publishing more books? â€œFor food and shelter,â€ Chuck says. Thatâ€™s actually a good answer. Iâ€™d write them for that reason. Nah, Iâ€™d do it for free. I already do! â€œWho gave you the rights to our life story?â€ Dean asks. â€œAn archangel, and I didnâ€™t want it.â€ Chuck replies. Again, heâ€™s making perfect sense. Sam tells him the dealâ€™s off, their lives are not for public consumption. Oh yes they are!
Chuck asks Becky to excuse them and sheâ€™s more than willing. They go into the other room and Chuck is mad. â€œDo you guys know what I do for a living?â€ â€œYeah Chuck, we know,â€ Sam replies. â€œThan can you tell me? I donâ€™t. Iâ€™m not a good writer. Iâ€™ve got no marketable skills, Iâ€™m not some hero that can just hit the road and fight monsters, okay? Until the world ends, Iâ€™ve gotta live. Alright? And the Supernatural books are all Iâ€™ve got. What else do you want me to do?â€ You see, this is where I think Sam and Dean are being jerks. Cut Chuck some slack! Look at all heâ€™s done for you.
Sam and Dean donâ€™t have time to argue, for they hear a scream. They race upstairs along with several other Sam and Deans. Yes, this is the same set used for â€œPlaythings.â€ Iâ€™m not sure if itâ€™s a popular location or on the studio lot, but Iâ€™ve seen it in just about every show filmed in Vancouver. They ask the maid what happened. She saw a ghost. She then goes into bad character acting mode to tell â€œa terrifying tale of terror.â€ Oh Kripke, you have been reading fanfic too! She tells everyone the tale of Leticia Gore. Sam and Dean roll their eyes and leave. They should have known better. The LARPing has begun!
Becky comes over and gives them the flyer for the game. Itâ€™s a fake entry from Johnâ€™s journal. â€œDear Sam and Dean, this hotel is haunted. You must hunt down the ghost. Interview witnesses, discover clues, and find the bones. First team to do so wins a $50 gift card to Sizzler. Love Dad.â€ Iâ€™m sorry, but Iâ€™m dying over the idea of John Winchester throwing in a Sizzler incentive. â€œGood job icing the demon boys! We almost died so letâ€™s go celebrate with a steak and salad bar!â€ â€œYou guys are so gonna win,â€ Becky says. Dean look of disgust enhances the absurdity of all this.
Back at the lobby and now everyone is suits with their FBI badges. Their aliases are agents Lennon and McCartney. You see!!! Kripke has been listening to us. He knows weâ€™ve been griping lately about the overuse of Page and Plant. We get a Jagger and Richards later, so thanks for that! That actually makes me happy. Of course heâ€™s probably making fun of us, but Iâ€™ll take what I can get. The bearded announcer is in role as the manager and claims the establishment is indeed haunted. The building was an orphanage run by Leticia Gore. 100 years ago this very night she killed four boys before taking her own life. The souls of those four boys are trapped there and the evil spirit of Ms. Gore punishes them to this very day.