Fortunately, we don't have much time to linger on Mopey Emo Castiel, for his flashback has booted us forward a bit in time, and as his voiceover informs us that "those first few weeks back in Heaven were surprisingly difficult," My Flashback Baboo can be seen wandering through a tastefully appointed wood-paneled private home. "Explaining freedom to the angels," Current Castiel's Voiceover quips, "is a bit like teaching poetry to fish." Oh, and did I say this wood-paneled private home was "tastefully appointed"? Well, I lied, because there's an enormous photograph of our most recent ex-president hanging from one of the walls. "ZZZZZZ -- eeek! -- ZZZZZZZ!" Flashback Castiel wanders into the home's den, where he finds Flashback Raphael -- the male version -- nursing a tumbler of scotch, and he asks, "Who's Heaven is this?" "Ken Lay's," Flashback Raphael replies. "I'm borrowing it." "I still question his admittance here," Flashback Castiel grumps. "He's devout," Flashback Raphael claims, and that, he notes, "trumps everything." Eventually, they get down to business, with Flashback Raphael revealing he's scheduled a meeting with the entire "Holy Host," at which he expects Flashback Castiel to kneel before him and swear his allegiance. And, as we already know because WE'VE BEEN WATCHING THIS GODDAMNED SHOW ALL GODDAMNED SEASON, FOR CHRIST'S SAKE, Flashback Raphael's first order of business is freeing Lucifer and Michael from The Cage in order to restart The Apocalypse. Flashback Castiel balks -- which, yeah, insert more screaming here -- so Flashback Raphael waves his magic hand around, and the screen flares white, and My Flashback Baboo ends up...
Episode Report CardDemian: C | 1542 USERS: B+
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