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So, I'm very sorry for getting so behind with these! I'll make it up to you, readers, by...finishing the rest, I guess. Anyway, on to webisode 6. This one clocks in at 2:59 and picks up right where we left off in webisode 5, which was... Right, let me check real quick. Yes, Ed was getting attacked by the ghost of Janet Meyers.

Webisode 6 starts off with Ed screaming in the background as Spruce races into the main theater to see if he's okay. Harry and Maggie arrive shortly after, and they are all quite worried about Ed, rightfully so. And they're worried about him because Janet cut him on the arm!




That's not good. Things are getting pretty serious now Ambyr comes over to see if he's okay, and Ed is very stoic about it, saying it's a superficial cut and he's totally fine, but he's obviously pretty freaked. And who wouldn't be if they'd just been sliced by a spirit? Also, "Sliced By A Spirit" sounds like the less-friendly spin-off of "Touched By An Angel."

Moving on, we cut to an Ambyr confessional where she describes Ed as having a rugged side to him, even though he's "kind of a dork." But she loves his beard. Spruce responds with, "something about that beard," and Ambyr wholeheartedly agrees.



After Ambyr's confessional, we rejoin the team in the theater. Ed starts a voiceover talking about the attack, saying that once again blood has been spilled, but at least it was his own blood. Ambyr is bandaging Ed, which is a nice mirror to the usual first aid scenes we see between Sam and Dean when they get hurt. Just patch it up and get on with it. Harry compliments Ambyr on her first-aid skills a little too enthusiastically, and Maggie stops him before he can get too carried away.





Spruce gets things focused on business once again by showing Maggie and Harry what's going on with the cameras they have set up around the theater. In one sector, they catch footage of Janet popping up in a mirror then turning and pulling a plug from the camera.



Maggie is excited about the footage, but Harry is even more excited about it, shouting "fan-freaking-tastic!" Ambyr is happy about this news, too, and leaves Ed sitting in the theater seats, looking uncomfortable, to go over and look at the footage. "Yes!" she says. "Is that good?" Harry replies, "Good? It's the first fully formed spectral humanoid that we've seen since the Morton House!" Nice callback there! "Tagged and bagged," Maggie replies, as she and Harry high-five and then lean in towards each other, lingering just a bit too long.



Harry says the Facers are wrapped and starts handing out jobs for everyone to do for the cleanup, but Ed interrupts Harry's planning. "I said slow your roll. We're not going anywhere." The rest of the group is taken aback by that, so Harry pulls Ed aside to talk to him for a minute. Harry says he knows Ed got hurt and everything, but the team has a confirmed ghostfacing. "We're the Ghostfacers!" he reminds Ed. But Ed isn't having any of that. "This thing tossed me around like a Cabbage Patch Doll and it attacked Spruce, all right? We got to get rid of it or at least do something," he replies. And wow, that is huge, Ed! He's come a long way from getting high and going into haunted houses trying to film spirits.



Harry, however, isn't convinced. He wants to know "since when is that our job?" Ed says it's their job since Corbett died. "Remember Corbett, Harry? He's dead. Okay? And I'm not gonna let that happen to anyone again. You understand me?"

We cut to an Ed confessional where he admits to sometimes thinking that "Corbett died, and what are we even doing here? Running away is getting lame." And I'm so glad that Corbett's death isn't just brushed aside in favor of more jokes or something, that it's really caused an emotional change in at least one of the Facers. Good for you, Ed.





The rest of the team is on board with this plan, apparently, because after the confessional, we cut to Ed saying there has to be some sort of genetic material that's keeping Janet tied to this world, "a locket of hair or something."



Harry, however, is still skeptical, pointing out that Janet has no known relatives, so who would she give it to? Ed rather ludicrously suggests that maybe she got in with the Yakuza and had to chop off a finger. Yes, Ed, I'm sure that Janet was tied up in the Japanese criminal underworld. Ambyr instead suggests that maybe it's a picture Janet is tied to. Maggie counters that they have to destroy an actual piece of her and pictures don't work. Spruce counters Maggie's counter by saying, "actually, that's not entirely true. My people believe that a photo can capture someone's soul."



Pretty sure he's talking about his 1/16th Cherokee there. Also, I'm sure that reference in the Ghostfacers episode was just to be silly, but I really like how they've incorporated it into the story here. Also, great teamwork here with everyone bouncing ideas off each other and contributing to the overall plan. It's like old-school Winchester problem solving!

Ambyr calls Spruce out, though, saying she thought he was Jewish. Spruce informs her, and reminds the audience, that he's Cherokee on his father's side. But Ed thinks Spruce may be on to something. "If a picture can capture a soul," he says, and Harry finishes his sentence by saying, "then what about a movie?" Cut to Janet's screen test on the movie projector while ominous music plays in the background.



And that's it for webisode 6. My prediction for webisode 7 is that they're going to destroy the film, but that won't be the end of Janet! Also, something will go wrong because come on, they're the Facers. Something HAS to go wrong, right?

Comments  

Jasminka
# Jasminka 2010-06-08 14:32
Oh, of course you are forgiven, dear Flamey! You've given us so much with your posters, so this had to wait a bit... But - it's never too late, and I'm happy to read this one... Who needs to watch the webisode when we have recaps like this?
Thank you for all the work you put into this! :-) Love Jas
Yvonne
# Yvonne 2010-06-09 11:43
Great recap. Love the Facers. When I first watched I was impressed at how much TLC went into those characters and the story. Thanks for the reminder.

One of my favorite moments is when Ed stepped up to the plate. Wow. Just a normal guy (ok, abnormal). Inspiration from Dean maybe?