Supernatural (2005–2020)

Red Meat (30 Mar. 2016)

TV Episode   |  TV-14   |    |  Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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In the midst of battling werewolves Sam gets shot then strangled and goes into shock. Dean, thinking Sam is actually dead, takes drastic measures to talk to a reaper in order to save his brother.


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16 May 2021 | aguirrediana
| Nop
In THIS episode they parallel the relationship of a marriage with one of two brothers ... that's all you have to know about this SHOW. The episode IS very PRO family and that INdiCatES The true heart of the show. Sometimes the amount of blood is SO GROSS. But it's a great show anyways!

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Eileen Peede, who plays Dr Kessler in this episode Red Meat, played Mrs Frankie in S5E12, Swap Meat.


Dean Winchester: The Darkness is out there. And the world is gonna burn and once she gets started, that's the end. Of everything, including you. Sam's the only one who can stop it.
Billie: How's that?
Billie: I thought so. It's cute, though. You're pretending you're trying to save ...


Barbiturates would be a poor choice of drug to use to intentionally cause a fatal overdose if one planned to be resuscitated. There is no antidote for barbiturates, the only way an overdose can be treated is by removing any drug that hasn't been metabolized yet (stomach pumping or activated charcoal) and placing the person on life support and treating the overdose symptoms and waiting until the drug is cleared from the system, which is a process that takes hours or days (depending on the specific drug used and dosage), to complete. This is something Dean should know since him and Sam have a working knowledge of pharmacology due to their line of work. An intravenous opiate like morphine, hydromorphone (Dilaudid) or fentanyl would of been the best choice to accomplish what Dean wants. It would take affect much faster than taking oral barbiturates (2-3 minutes with IV opiates versus 20-30 minutes with oral barbiturates), and they wouldn't need to pump his stomach, all it would take to reverse a opiate overdose would be an injection of a opioid antagonist like naloxone and the opiate would be cleared from his system in less than a minute.


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Drama | Fantasy | Horror | Mystery | Thriller


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30 March 2016



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