I'll try to post these every other week day (Mon-Wed-Fri), but I make no guarantees. Sometimes there will be more than one cap for a beginning or ending of an episode. I'm also using my capper's discretion - meaning I'm choosing the most aesthetically pleasing image that we see first or last not always literally the first or last things we see. I'll explain this as we go along.
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5.22 Beginning: The episode opens with old footage of cars being built at a GM plant while Chuck does a voice-over talking about the Winchester's Impala.
Our first view of the boys is in Bobby's junkyard as Sam is lounging on the Impala, enjoying a beer, and Dean joins him. Dean tells him that if Sam is sure of his plan about taking in the Devil and then jumping in the cage, he'll back him up.
Dean: "I'm not gonna lie to you, though. It goes against every fiber I got. I mean, truth is... You know, watching out for you... it's kinda been my job, you know? But more than that, it's... it's kinda who I am. You're not a kid anymore, Sam, and I can't keep treating you like one. Maybe I got to grow up a little, too. I don't know if we got a snowball's chance. But... But I do know that if anybody can do it... it's you."
5.22 Ending: By episode's end, Sam says yes to Lucifer and indeed does jump into the cage (taking Michael with him), and Dean (as he promised Sam) goes to live with Lisa and Ben. But we see at the very end of the ep that Sam is alive...but is he himself???
And thus we wrap up Season 5! I haven't even got the caps for Season 6 yet, but I will. My plan is to temporarily take a break from this cap series and work on other projects. But I assure you we'll go onto Season 6 soon!