With the Supernatural season 12 finale airing on The CW Thursday night, there are effectively two different forces at play. The first of the two hours coming on the air is about the British Men of Letters and trying to figure out the right way in which to stop them. Meanwhile, the second hour is a little bit more about Lucifer and the final showdown there. These are big stories that will hopefully cultivate a lot of interesting drama, and set the stage for a season 13 that is mysterious in its own way.
Before these episodes coming on the air, how about a pair of different teases? When it comes to Lucifer, the biggest thing worth stating here is that some of the potentially-old wounds between Castiel and the Winchesters are going to heal. Don’t think that what Castiel decided to do with Kelly Kline is going to keep him from teaming up with Sam and Dean. Speaking per Entertainment Weekly, Misha Collins offered up the following on the subject:
“The band actually does get back together at the end … We’re all fighting against a common enemy at the end.”
That common enemy is Lucifer; Mark Pellegrino will be back in the flash for this finale episode; whether or not he exists beyond that remains to be seen.
Meanwhile, co-showrunner Andrew Dabb also tells EW that the goals present over the course of the finale are rather twofold:
“There are some things that happen that impact strongly and directly on the boys, while at the same time, we are starting a new chapter in the show, [though] not in a way of erasing what’s come before … I think it’s something that will be a natural progression of what we’ve done but also cool and different and hopefully give us a lot of energy going into season 13.”
The biggest thing to expect over the course of the finale is an ending that leaves jaws on the ground, and also creates a little bit of enthusiasm surrounding what is coming up next. As a viewer, the show doesn’t have to do that much here to try to blow the lid off of expectations. The true joy of Supernatural comes in the standalone episodes, so there’s less of a reason to put stock in what happens in finales as a result of that.
In the event that you are interested in watching a promo for the Supernatural season finale right now, head over to the link here. (Photo: The CW.)