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What They Said: Favorite Lines from Supernatural “The French Mistake” 

was only able to include a few of Ben Edlund’s great lines in my recap. Here’s a more complete list. Seriously, I cannot express enough how much I thoroughly enjoyed “The French Mistake.”

Photo Credit: Jack Rowand/The CW

Episode: “The French Mistake”

Writer: (the great) Ben Edlund

  • “Freeze Frame?” “Um…yeah…freeze frame.” “Serviceable.”
  • “Oh and if you could include the question in your answer…”
  • “So we’d have to blow off the scene where they sit on the Impala and talk about  their feelings.” “Fine. You answer the hate mail.”
  • “Oh crap. I’m a painted whore.”
  • “They put freaking makeup on us. Those bastards!”
  • “For whatever reason, our life is a TV show.” “Why?” “I don’t know.” “No, seriously. Why? Why would anybody want to watch our lives?” “I mean, according to the interviewer, not many people do.”
  • “We’ve entered a dimension where you’re Jensen Ackles and I’m something called a Jared Padalecki.” “What? Now, you’re Polish?”
  • “At least my baby made it.”
  • “I feel this whole place is bad touching me.”
  • “Dear Castiel, who art maybe running his ass away from heaven. We pray that you have your ears on. Breaker…breaker…”
  • “Like Bizarro Earth, right? Except instead of having Bizarro Superman, we get this clown factory.”
  • “His name’s Misha. Misha?”
  • “Misha? Jensen? What’s up with the names around here?”
  • “You guys — you really Punk’d me. I’m totally tweeting this one!”
  • MISHA TWEET: “Hola Mishamigos. J2 got me good.”
  • “…really starting to feel like one of the guys!”
  • “J. Ackles.” “That’s fake me. This must be fake mine.”
  • “Well, he’s not a hunter but he plays one on TV.”
  • “Look at these male modeling sons of bitches. Nice blue steel, Sam.”
  • “I think we are definitely out of soul phone range.”
  • “Well, at least they’re talking to each other.”
  • “Amen, Padaleski.” “Uh, Lecki.” “What?” “Lecki. Pretty sure.”
  • “I think we’re going to go back to my place and do some…work.” “Work on our acting. For our characters. For the show.” “Yeah.”
  • “Dude, we’re not even in America.”
  • “Nice, modest digs, Jay-Z.”
  • “Wow, I must be the star of this thing.” “Yeah, right.”
  • “What am I? Dracula?” “George Hamilton, Dracula!”
  • “Dude, you have a camel in your backyard.” “It’s an Alpaca, dumbass.”
  • “You married Fake Ruby?!”
  • “Well it looks like you did all right.” “Yeah. Yeah. I should find out her name.”
  • “All right. Couch. TV star. Beauty rest.”
  • “You have been Sam Winchester way too long.”
  • “Me and Jared — we’re going to do some actor stuff.”
  • “Jensen, we’re thrilled to see you collaborating so creatively and your enthusiasm is refreshing. You know, Dean Cain was like that on Lois. And that man’s a real star.”
  • “Ooh priority, what’s in it?” “How about parts of a dead person?” “Oh, cool.”
  • “Dean grimly: And yet somehow you got no problem with it.”
  • “We need to get all three of that crap.” “What?” “That’s how he talks.”
  • “What is happening? What’s happening? What’s happening?” “An atrocity is happening.”
  • “It seems like they should stop.”
  • “Who wrote this? Nobody says penultimate!” “Gun. Mouth. Now.”
  • MISHA TWEET: “J and J had a late one last night. ROTFLMAO.”
  • “Misha’s celebrity tweet says it’s a black market organ thing. I’m betting drugs.”
  • “Sorry, dude. This is a mojo-free zone.”
  • “You know, I’m not sure Jared and Jensen know who she is. Strictly speaking, she’s you know, new. No offense.”
  • MISHA TWEET: “Ever get that feeling someone’s in the back seat? Frown-y face?”
  • “More money? You already pay these two jokers enough as it is.”
  • “Wait, you’re kidding. So the character in the show Bobby Singer…” “What kind of a douchebag names a character after himself?” “Oh that’s not right.”
  • “Guys, you can’t come to work on poppers and smuggle kidneys in from Mexico. And make up your own lines as you go. You cannot make up your own lines!”
  • “You heard my brother. That’s right, I said brother. Cause you know what, Bob? We’re not actors. We’re hunters. We’re the Winchesters. Always have been. And always will be. And where we’re from, people don’t know who we are. But you know what? We matter to that world. In fact, we’ve even saved the son of a bitch once or twice. And yeah, maybe here there are some…some fans who give a crap about this nonsense…” “I wouldn’t call it nonsense.” “But, Bob Singer, if that even is your name, tell me this, what does it all mean?”
  • “We quit.”
  • “I’m not following you at all!”
  • “The scary man killed the attractive crying man and then he started to pray.”
  • “All right then. Lets get our crazy show back home.”
  • “I’m sorry about all of this. Explain when I can.” “Friggin’ angels.”
  • “Real…moldy…termite-y…home sweet home. Chock full of crap that’d want to skin you. Oh and uh…we’re broke again.” “But hey, at least we’re talkin’…”

What were some of your favorite lines?

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