I love how confused Cas is, looking at Dean between “I do” and the hug. I really hope the longing hit him like a nuclear wave because seriously! Dean is radiating that love, longing, shock, and hope. And still, Dean pal-zones him, because, well, it’s Dean. And he says one thing, and radiates another.
I love how you can easily see the moment when he collects himself, first right before “welcome home, pal”, and then when he breaks the hug way too quickly - because damn, Sam is standing right there, watching. He still can’t help that smile. When was the last time Dean REALLY SMILED? Or laugh?
I love how Sam is just happy to see his friend alive and well, even though it confuses the hell out of him.
“I annoyed a cosmic being so much that it sent me back.”
“I don’t even know what to say.” (Most real reaction to this shit, ever.)
I love how at this point no-homo-ing just DOESN’T WORK anymore because everyone with two eyes and three brain cells can add two and two together, and see how the characters act while together vs apart, how their interactions with each other are different from their interactions with other people, and when they fake the lack of meaning behind that hug, people can feel it just doesn’t click anymore. YOU SHOULD BE HOLDING ON FOR DEAR LIFE YOU MORONS, YOU SPENT LITERALLY FIVE EPISODES FIGHTING, PINING AND HURTING, WHILE THINKING ABOUT EACH OTHER CONSTANTLY. But ok, I know you’re not there yet. I just have a lot of feelings about this.