‘Supernatural’: Liberating Lucifer? Metatron Takes One for the Team

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Liberating Lucifer? Metatron Takes One for the Team

After revealing that Chuck Shurley (Rob Benedict) is indeed God, “Supernatural” put some biblical family drama into motion on Wednesday (May 11).

In the episode, appropriately titled, “All In The Family,” God presented himself to Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) and, obviously, there was a little trepidation on their part.

Still, it’s not long before Chuck makes himself at home in their Men of Letters bunker.

But while it seems that Chuck has a plan to confront Amara (Emily Swallows) and end her plan to bring on the apocalypse, Metatron (Curtis Armstrong) contacts the brothers to advise them of his real agenda. God doesn’t want to stop Amara, he wants to sacrifice himself.

Of course, the way he puts it, this scenario would play out with him being caged … but Dean knows better.

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So what is the plan of attack, here?

With God called out by Dean and Dean meeting Amara out in the forest, Sam, God’s new prophet Donatello (Keith Szarabajka) and Metatron all head to the hideout where Castiel/Lucifer (Misha Collins) is being held captive. Liberating Lucifer? Probably not the best decision, but when dealing with the world’s looming end — desperate times call for desperate measures.

Unfortunately for everyone — especially Metatron — Amara figures out what’s really going on. But not before Sam, Donatello and Lucifer escape. Poor Metatron, though. Standing up to his hero’s sister is the most heroic move he may have ever made on “Supernatural” but it’s one that doesn’t go well as, with just a flick of her wrist, Amara wisps him into oblivion in a swirl of smoke.

Is Metatron really dead?

In the world of “Supernatural,” it’s always hard to tell as characters die all the time, but the really important ones — those fan favorites, if you will — always have a tendency of coming back.

Regardless of whether we’ll ever see the scribe again, the events in the episode reunite God and Lucifer, paving the way for quite an epic showdown.

“Supernatural” airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.