Supernatural's "Regarding Dean" Brings the Funny and the Heartbreaking in (Almost) Equal Measure

by Jessy Krupa

15 February 2017

Dean's (Jensen Ackles) mechanical bull prowess is one of the many things he forgets. 
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Supernatural

Season 12, Episode 11 – "Regarding Dean"
Cast: Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins, Mark A. Sheppard
Regular airtime: Thursdays, 7pm

(CW)
US: 9 Feb 2016

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“I don’t know. We kinda sound like heroes to me… And our best friend is an angel—Whaaat?!”
—Dean in Regarding Dean

A common complaint among Supernatural’s fans is that the show’s actors don’t get the recognition that they deserve. After all, shouldn’t actors who can effortlessly go from action scenes to comedy, then handle serious drama, and believably deal with this show’s often ridiculous plotlines, be celebrated somewhere other than the Teen Choice Awards? One could say that the show is ignored because of mass competition or media bias against its network, but one could also argue that, in recent years, Supernatural hasn’t given its actors enough material to really show off their talent.

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