He starts off with a disclaimer that this video handles very serious topics, but it has the same Goofy animation tropes from every other GT video and doesn’t handle those topics well.
The entire video is literally just the Newmaker theory. In fact, the subreddit is constantly shown throughout the video. There is nothing original in this video that hasn’t been said before, and it’s been months since Petscop uploaded anything so why now?
He puts in a timeskip option…in the middle of describing the real life unbirting case. A bit too late don’t you think?
Also he goes as far as to puppet animate the Real Life Child Death with the same puppet animation from his other videos. He even describes the unsanitary details not too many people who covered this theory mentioned.
In the middle of taking ages to write another hand meta (yes
I’m back to that guys) this episode aired and therefore I am here to bring you
my review of 12x20 and all the emotions that brought to the table.
Firstly, important things to address: I am PISSED that two
POC women were killed this episode. I don’t really care that Alesha was brought
back as a Twig puppet monster (my nickname for those creatures) because it was
still two violent POC deaths shown on screen. Must we really keep seeing this
on this show? After Billy? I know that SPN needs to keep its death count high
and I would NOT want them to kill off Max when he is our only canon recurring
queer character on the show atm either (not including Dean still hidden away in
Narnia) but I’m still pissed off about it. I also didn’t like the fact that
they showed the old witch’s immediate dislike of Tasha being a racist thing
either. Yes I know she’s an evil witch but really spn? Racism and then have
that same racist old hag KILL the poc lady? Nice going.
Anyway, that is my rant on that. So ya’ll know it pissed me
off. This is a just fandom blog and I wanna keep it positive bearing in mind I
actually loved this episode but it needed to be addressed.
I did love this episode, even if I am getting a meta
headache over all the narrative mirrors they showed us and went to extensive
lengths to portray. I feel I need to outline them all clearly so without further
rambling here they are:
Max is Dean and
Alesha is Sam
This one is pretty obvious. They went to great lengths to
show this including adding a blast from the far past in the ‘THEN’ section by
showing us the Pilot episodes baby dean (how high and young his voice was!)
saying the classic phrase “Dad’s on a hunting trip and hasn’t been home in a
few days”. To say that the Banes’ story then mirrors the first two seasons of
the show would be highly accurate.
Max is shown to be the loud, flirtatious, overly confident
sibling with his boisterous attitude and charisma. Unlike Dean however he is ‘out
and proud’… Oh Dean… please find your way out of Narnia this season.
Alesha is the sibling who rolls her eyes over her brothers
antics, and feels more like an outsider in the family, based on this
conversation with Sam:
“He always thinks he
knows mum better, because they’re both natural witches, it’s who they are”
“When I was growing up
Dean and my dad had the same thing with hunting, that bond”.
This pretty much drums the mirror home, but later we are
shown just how similar Dean and Max are by how Max takes the deal and brings
his sister back (though perhaps not quite in the same way) and sells his soul
for her, because like Dean, he is unable to go on without his sibling.
This is the main narrative mirror in place, with the
siblings shown to be kinda co-dependent and willing to sacrifice for each
other. It also really helps our bi!dean reading that he is yet again being
mirrored with a queer man. Yay for Steve Yokey really pushing that parallel.