Gore! Ethical quandaries! Post-DampSquib!Apocalypse Heaven as a celestial version of the dissolving Soviet Union, complete with nukes gone astray! CASTIEL OMG I missed you.
Wow, plotwise, that was a straightforward homage to the Carol Reed film. Thank goodness Castiel is tougher and cannier than Holly Martins.
Speaking of Castiel, his people skills are "rusty" (he spent a year as a multidimensional wavelength of celestial intent!) but he remembers "air quotes." Hee.
I'm digging Balthazar as the angelic counterpart of Crowley -- someone who preaches the doctrine of CYOA and likes the good life. ("I had a menage a ... what's French for twelve?") Would be willing to watch again.
Another black man bites it. Oh, show, why you gotta be like that?
All the "bad" angels dress like William Morris agents. This amuses me.
Female angel with dialogue, please? Bonus points if she's named Penat.
So, did Raphael resurrect Sam? After all, if the Apocalypse is to happen Lucifer will be needing his meatsuit.
Oh, SAM. *eyeroll* At least you aren't sleeping with third-cousin Campbell, which is what I first thought when that brunette emerged from the bathroom.