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Old 04-24-08, 06:58 AM
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Supernatural -- "Ghostfacers" -- 04/24/08

"Ghostfacers"
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In a change of pace, Sam and Dean decide to star in a violent, profane reality show named Ghostfacers. The show takes them to the haunted Morton Mansion, and they soon realize they're in over their heads.

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Old 04-24-08, 09:15 AM
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Who ya gonna call?

Very happy about new episodes!
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They haven't shown many previews but from the looks of it this should be pretty badass. My wishes for the rest of the season are we see less of Bella, the boys reclaim the colt, and get their revenge.
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I read about this episode from an interview with Eric Kripke. He says it's shot like a reality show and is a change of pace from the usual episodes.

I think this is going to be really good.
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Pretty good episode with some damn funny lines.
Old 04-25-08, 09:44 AM
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Not too bad, although it dragged a little in the house since they went more for humor than suspense. The trailer suggests this episode sets up part of the premise for next week.
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Pretty lousy in my opinion.
They scribble this all down as soon as they heard the strike was over?
Sam and Dean weren't in it much and with only a few more episodes left of the season, you think they could have written something a bit more important.
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I thought this was a very well done episode, it was cool to see the the "Hellhound" boys from the "Hell House" episode of season one. It was just nice to see this episode was shot a little more in a dark tone, closer to season one and two.
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Complete opposite reaction as you riley. I thought it was hilarious. I don't care if they "waste" an episode on the monster-of-the-week as long as it's a fun episode. This was.
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I thought it was hilarious and really sharp. I love that they had some great humour in here, instead of just doing the same old thing as usual...just a fun kick ass episode!
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Totally disagree with Riley. This was a fun episode and I thought it was cool for the show to take a different path for a change. The episode was more of a spoof on the fascination with reality TV and shows like Ghost Hunters. I really enjoyed the line that took a shot at the WGA strike. Maybe Kripke wanted to save some money on this episode so that he could have enough for 3 kick ass regular episodes to close the season.
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pretty cool episode but i dont wanna see the ghostfacers again
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Originally Posted by MrE
Not too bad, although it dragged a little in the house since they went more for humor than suspense. The trailer suggests this episode sets up part of the premise for next week.
That was the episodes problem for me. It went for laughs over suspense.
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I knew about five minutes into the show that Ben Edlund(creator of "The Tick") was the writer on this episode. I thought it was a nice filler episode with some good laughs.
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Just finished it and my initial reaction is that I agree with riley. I'm all for changing pace but, "wasting" an episode aside, I don't think doing it for the first episode back was a good idea. Also I agree there was too much comedy and very little suspense. It's one thing to have some clever, tension releasing quips in a suspenseful show but the brutal murder of a likable character during a humorous romp doesn't work so well.
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The "comedy" stuff during that kid's death was ripping on reality shows that will exploit anything in the name of entertainment. If you missed that point, Sam had a line at the end of the show that went over it again. It was supposed to be in very bad taste.

Personally, I really enjoyed this episode. Sure it was more funny than scary, but nothing felt out of place. It was still Supernatural and was nice to see Sam and Dean from another point of view.
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Originally Posted by Original Desmond
pretty cool episode but i dont wanna see the ghostfacers again
Doubtful you will as those guys pretty much bumbled into that scenario and lost one of their own even WITH the Winchesters' help.

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The "comedy" stuff during that kid's death was ripping on reality shows that will exploit anything in the name of entertainment. If you missed that point, Sam had a line at the end of the show that went over it again. It was supposed to be in very bad taste.
Right. Nice to see you can exploit you partner's death and love that saved your lives in such a tasteless fashion...
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Hi Guys, Supernatural were having WAY too much fun with this episode. They managed to skewer reality shows while still creating a scary beastie that made us jump. I really liked the episode. Ed and Harry and the crew were funny, but poor Corbett! He was so sweet.Dean was AMAZING! I love that he was so annoyed by the cameras
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Let's face it though

The Ghostfacers aint no Lone Gunmen

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