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Best Behind The Scenes Story

This is legendary and comes from the Chicago con from none other than Richard Speight Jr. (Trickster/Gabriel).  This is from my transcript of the whole thing from my report of Richard Speight Jr.'s panel at the con.  
 
"It's not the dog story. I'm so glad something crappy happened on the set so I wouldn't have to tell the dog story. It's not necessarily a practical joke, although I thought it was. I'm doing the scene where I get stabbed. The officer, there's a different guy laughing and it morphs into me. That actor, who's name's Gabriel by the way (laughing) was really nice and had a good time on the set and he said to me when he left "I'm leaving you a little thank you gift back at the base camp. I said great man, nice meeting you.
 
I go back to base camp and I go to my trailer and in my trailer is my stuff. Sitting on the counter in my trailer neatly folded up are a pair of pumpkin colored men's bikini briefs. I thought "what the hell, what kind of a gift is that?' I get dressed, without the bikini briefs and I'm going to sign out. I've got the underwear and I'm going to the production office to see Adrian and the guys to sign out  and I go "you're not going to believe what I found.” He interrupted me and said "Oh, by the way man that guy Gabriel he left these for you.” Inside was two beers and a thank you card.   Well that makes sense. Who the hell put their underwear in my room?
 
I'm thinking ah, the tall guys. Ha ha, they're lots of laughs. Leave underwear in the Trickster trailer, ha ha ha. So the next day on the set we're doing the Dr. Sexy stuff and I say "lots of laughs guys' and they're like "what?' "Pumpkin colored bikini briefs I'm wearing them right now.   You're killing me.'  They're stone cold looking at me at this angle (looking down) going (blank face). And I was like, really? Underwear..my bad. Who broke into my trailer and but underwear in there? It's weird. And it was clearly used. It had that wavy waistband.  It had been washed a handful of times. It was clearly bizarre.
 
I did what anyone else would do, I signed my name to it and put it on the production trailer. What am I going to do with it? I find out the next day, somebody comes over to me and says "we know who's underwear it is.' I'm like "really who's is it?' The guy pointed in the other direction and…it's Misha. (room explodes in laughter).   He's like "That was my underwear.' "Why is it in my trailer?' (Misha says) "I spilled soup on myself at the warehouse all over my wardrobe and I had to switch wardrobes and I spilled soup down my pants, so I happened to have an extra pair of underwear and I put it on. " I said "Pumpkin colored bikini briefs?" (Misha) "It was the last pair I had." (Richard) "Why would you have that pair?" He said "They were a gift from a fan." (Huge laughter from the crowd again). 
 
The rest of the story goes that the wardrobe department found them covered in his trailer and washed them and put them in his trailer not knowing who else would wear pumpkin colored bikini briefs. Richard finishes the story with this:
 
"So I went back to the production office, took them off the wall, turned them around and wrote on the back, "This pair of underwear smells like Cas." That's his contribution to the production office.

 
Sorry, but while I know there is a picture of that underwear out on the production office wall somewhere, I just couldn't find it.  So, here's another goofy picture of Misha instead. 

 
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Okay, that's a wrap on this season's awards.  Got a suggestion of a category and/or prize I missed?  Send the suggestion along in the comments or through "Contact Us."  If I get enough I can do the "Viewer Season Five Awards."  Thanks for checking out my usual warped view on things.   

 

Comments  

Jasminka
# Jasminka 2010-06-06 15:36
What can I say, Alice, this made me laugh, tear up a little (I've trained to have a grip these days... not wanting to be reduced to a teary puddle all the time when being reminded of the emotional moments in our show), and reminded me ever again of the fun I have with Supernatural.

Some of the pictures (the goofy Misha or Jared at the premiere) I haven't seen before, thanks for that!

As for the free psychotherapy - anytime, dear! Anytime... :-)

By the way: The changes on our site here look great! Did I thank you and Jen for that?

Love Jas
Aaricia
# Aaricia 2010-06-06 17:33
Speaking of orange underwear, that picture was on Misha's twitter : http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f170/erikavillani/mishaandJIB1giftsfromfans.jpg
Ardeospina
# Ardeospina 2010-06-06 19:40
Awesome, awesome season 5 awards, Alice! Those were so much fun to go through. I hope you had just as much fun making them.
BagginsDVM
# BagginsDVM 2010-06-06 23:44
I still can't look at those screencaps from Abandon All Hope without crying.

LOVED that the Impala got to be KITT & that Sam was her voice.

Thanks for doing these, Alice!
Karen
# Karen 2010-06-07 08:14
Hi Alice
Once again loved the list.
To this day I still can’t bring myself to re-watch Abandon All Hope. That one killed me.
The ‘Don’t get a Winchester Angry’…I thought Sam could get pretty scary when mad but Dean in this…all I can say is YIKES! I hope they have Sam and Dean meet up with those idiots in season 6.
And Yeah what was the purpose of little Jesse, maybe they plan to have him return in season 6.
Anyways thanks Alice, these were fun.
Bevie
# Bevie 2010-06-07 14:27
This was great Alice.

I went from laughing at the hairy palm to tears popping out of my eyes for Dean and Jo in about 30 seconds.

Sam as the car and "I say jackpot" was hilarious.

So much fun!
Supernarttu
# Supernarttu 2010-06-07 15:45
Oh Alice, I *love* you.

Thanks for these awards, they made my week, heck my whole summer :D

Heartbreaking some, but funny and hilarious mostly, a nice way to think back at this season.

And I agree, that behind the scene story is the best of the best of the best :-)
Sablegreen
# Sablegreen 2010-06-07 19:15
Wow...didn't realize there was a part three. Loved your picks. The last one of a smiling Dean, at the end of 'Real Ghost Busters', I think was the only epsiode with a happy ending this season. I Really hope they don't do that next year. Need for fun stuff!
ElenaM
# ElenaM 2010-06-09 14:40
And this Supernatural season award goes to... Smallville??? :lol: :lol: :lol: Did I mention I love the season awards?

I wonder if just being a vessel is enough to protect your eyes from burning out... Maybe it's not just "your" angel you can look at... still doesn't explain the "only an angel can kill an angel" thing, though. I read more into that scene too.

JP might be trying to provoke the fashion police, but as for Sam Winchester, his ass-kicking prowess is such that he can wear any damn shirt he likes, as evidenced by numerous appearances in the Paisley Peril.

Viewer noms? Cool! I nominate "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid" for the Eric Kripke Special Award for Gratuitous Gleeful Gore.