‘Supernatural’: Jensen Ackles Did Not Like the Series Finale at First

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The Supernatural collection finale aired on Nov. 19, bringing the present to a detailed after 15 seasons. While the episode was little question emotional, followers had blended reactions to it and the episode sparked some outrage on social media. Disappointment over the Supernatural finale has introduced followers again to the truth that Jensen Ackles, who starred as Dean Winchester within the present, was not wild concerning the collection finale when he first came upon about it.

[Spoiler Alert: This article comprises spoilers for Season 15 Episode 20 of Supernatural.]

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How ‘Supernatural’ ended

At the beginning of the Supernatural finale, Dean and Sam (Jared Padalecki) undergo their regular routine earlier than going to Pie Fest. Sam pushes a chunk of pie onto Dean’s face, and the 2 discuss how they miss Cas (Misha Collins) and Jack (Alexander Calvert).

Sam and Dean start investigating a homicide and kidnapping case the place two kids had been kidnapped. They discover the vampires accountable and the youngsters who’re unhurt. While preventing off the vampires, they uncover the group’s chief is Jenny (Christine Chatelain).

During the battle, Dean is impaled and realizes that he won’t make it. After an emotional goodbye to Sam, he dies and results in Heaven. When Dean dies, Sam mourns his brother, and later he marries and has a son. He dies of outdated age on the finish of the episode, and the present ends with him reuniting with Dean in Heaven.

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Jensen Ackles didn’t just like the finale at first

Before Season 15 of Supernatural started, Ackles and Padalecki visited the present’s writers’ room.

“Yeah, so, during the hiatus between Season 14 and 15, Jared and I went out to LA and sat down in the writers’ room, which I think is the first time we’ve ever done that,” Ackles instructed Entertainment Weekly.

Instead of brainstorming the finale collectively, Ackles and Padalecki had been instructed how the writers had been envisioning the present’s ending.

“It was like, this is what we have, take it or leave it,” he mentioned. “And I just walked out of there kind of uneasy. I don’t know if it was just the fact that I just heard the ending of a show that had been going for 15 years and I’m just too close to it to really accept a finality to it.”

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After a dialog with present creator Eric Kripke, Ackles got here round to the thought.

“He just kind of put things in a perspective that really helped me kind of identify why I was having trouble with it. But also why it was a really great idea for an ending. And so from then on, I was kind of all in,” mentioned Ackles.

Fans have blended emotions concerning the ‘Supernatural’ finale

On social media, followers discussed how they felt concerning the Supernatural finale. For some followers, it was the right ending, whereas others thought it may have been higher. Some followers expressed outrage concerning the finale.

“I do feel how it ended was fine. I am just not satisfied on how it went about it. I felt that getting from point A to B in the finale could have been handled better and Dean deserved better in that moment. But the fact that it highlighted the bond between brothers was just so beautiful, ” a fan wrote on Reddit.

Another Reddit person wrote, “I thought the finale was a bit cheesy… BUT I am satisfied… not the worst show finale I’ve ever seen.”

Given that Ackles ultimately got here round to the Supernatural finale, maybe followers who’re at present dissatisfied will change their opinion after they’ve extra time to course of.

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