Dean convinces "Castiel", who is still Lucifer, to send him back in time to the last reported sighting of the Hand of God which could be useful as a weapon against Amara. Lucifer sees the potential in getting his hands on this weapon so goes along with it and sends Dean to 1944 to the fated submarine mission that sunk the Hand of God. Meanwhile, continuing his charade with Sam while they wait for Dean's return, Lucifer plans his next move.
Did You Know?
The episode title, The Vessel, could refer to up to 3 things. 1. The USS Bluefin, the submarine. 2. The arc of the covenant. And 3. Castiel being a vessel for Lucifer. See more
Facial hair was NOT authorized in the Navy or any other branch of service in WWII. Beards were briefly allowed under ADM Nimitz decades later.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: while technically not authorized, facial hair was certainly worn by men of all services during WWII. In a war zone, there were other, overriding considerations, and few commanders worried about beards. See more
Hey, did you know the Nazis had a special branch devoted to archeology?
A little early for Nazi trivia, especially without caffeine.
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Music by Charles Dumont
Lyrics by Michel Vaucaire
Performed by Édith Piaf See more