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Route 666 

Dean is contacted by an ex-flame who asks him for help when black men in her hometown are being murdered by a driver-less racist truck.

Director:

Paul Shapiro

Writers:

Eric Kripke (created by), Eugenie Ross-Leming | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Jared Padalecki ... Sam Winchester
Jensen Ackles ... Dean Winchester
Megalyn Echikunwoke ... Cassie Robinson
Kathleen Noone ... Mrs. Robinson
Alvin Sanders ... Jimmy Anderson
Gary Hetherington ... Mayor Harold Todd
Dee Jay Jackson ... Dockworker
Michael Busswood Michael Busswood ... Ron Stubbins (as Mike Busswood)
Ron Robinson ... Young Martin Robinson
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Storyline

In a lonely road in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, a black man driving a car is chased and hit by a truck, falling off-road and dying. His daughter Cassie Robinson calls her former boyfriend Dean and asks him to investigate the mysterious accident. Sam and Dean see that three Afro-Americans and the Caucasian Major of the town were killed in weird accidents on the same road. When the truck threatens Cassie, her Caucasian mother Mrs. Robinson tells a tragic racist murder that happened thirty years ago, and the brothers realize that they have to fight against a hatred spirit in a ghost truck. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 2006 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The setting of the fire to the church in 1963 that killed the children inside during their choir practice may be an allusion to the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing that occurred in 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama, killing 4 of the 5 children inside during choir practice. See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence, when the Ford skids to a stop in front of the truck, the camera pans down to a shot looking through the cab from the bed of the truck. In the next shot the truck is racing off after the Ford again, and you can clearly see the camera crew in the left side of the truck bed. See more »

Quotes

Mrs. Robinson: Cyrus Dorian died more than forty years ago.
Dean Winchester: How do you know he died, Mrs. Robinson? The paper said he went missing. How do you know he died?
Mrs. Robinson: We were all very young. I dated Cyrus awhile. I, I was also seeing Martin, in secret of course, because, interracial couples didn't go over too well then. When I broke it off with Cyrus, and when he found out about Martin... I don't know, he, he changed. His, his hatred. His hatred was frightening.
Sam Winchester: The string of murders.
Mrs. Robinson: There were rumors. People of color...
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Connections

References The Searchers (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Paradise
Written by Sharif
Performed by Sharif
(plays during the love scene between Dean and Cassie; Netflix version)
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Get your location right!
10 December 2009 | by ljmztaSee all my reviews

This is probably my least favorite episode. I lived in Cape Girardeau for quite some time. I can tell you there is no ocean or shrimp boats, fresh crab or scallops anywhere near Missouri. Cape Girardeau is the only inland Cape, it's on the Mississippi River. It looked like the license plates were from Mississippi, which may explain why there was so much racial tension. Missouri and Mississippi are 2 completely different states that don't touch one another. There are many roads in and out of town and none of them are Route 6 or Route 666. This whole inaccuracy was very distracting. Also, Cassie did not seem like someone who would want to hang around Dean if she was well educated. I did not buy them as a couple and didn't enjoy the lengthy love scene. Jo was more Dean's style.


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