Hank and Nick are called in on an icky case: a guy named Ned Klosterman is found dead, in a tree. His stomach exploded and rained down, leaving a cartoonish hole through his torso.
The Order of the Dragon is pissed that Grayson is now the majority stockholder in the oil company.
Silas is now a witch and he is excited to die. He seems poised to keep his promise: he will bring Bonnie back before killing himself. Or as he kills himself - I don’t know how it works. But first he must find and destroy the anchor so that the supernatural purgatory falls.
We open on Halloween night, 1833. Madame Lalaurie is holding a masquerade ball and a suitor named Jacques shows up for her eldest daughter, Borquita. She tests his mettle by taking him into her “chamber of horrors.”
Well, here we are folks: the finale. In the last challenge, the contestants must create two characters from the ballet Swan Lake: the maiden as she transforms into the swan, and the sorcerer who puts her in that condition.
Sam finds a case for them in nearby Enid, Oklahoma. A taxidermist appears to have been crushed to death. Every bone has been broken; every joint is dislocated. The show up to investigate and find “Die Scum” in red paint on the door. A strange symbol is etched into the paint, leading the Winchesters to suspect witchcraft.
Klaus and Elijah are having a very “dignified” afternoon, reading and listening to classical music. Of course there is a dead body between them, a peace offering from Klaus, which Elijah refuses. And of course, Rebekah is the one who must clean it up.
Abbie takes Ichabod to a neighborhood baseball game. He decides to walk home, and stops by Katrina’s grave. He is shot in the neck with a tranquilizer dart and abducted by a man who puts a black hood over his head.
With Daryl’s crew still not back yet, Rick takes Carol on a supply run to the suburbs. The ride is tense, and Carol tries to break the ice by explaining why she felt killing Karen and David was the right thing to do: it was a quick death, better than them drowning in their own blood; she had to try to save lives. Rick says nothing.
I feel like, more than having a through-line, this episode consisted of a lot of scenes that offered one or two new details or characters or relationships, but ultimately there was not a good flow. That makes this episode particularly difficult to recap. Luckily for the most part, a correct timeline makes no difference.