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‘Supernatural’ swan song

“Carry on my wayward son/There’ll be peace when you are done.” For some, these lyrics are the beginning of the 1976 hit by the band Kansas. For others, they symbolize a season finale of “Supernatural” and the imminent death of a beloved character.

Oct. 10 marks the beginning of the end for the Winchester brothers as they face their final fight with everything that goes bump in the night. Fans will most likely be singing “Carry on Wayward Son” with tears in their eyes when the series finale airs in the spring of 2020.

Season 15 may be the end of the road for our favorite hunters, but we can always relive the journey of Sam, Dean and many others through the wondrous world of streaming. However, for those without cable looking to stay up to date with the final season, the CW offers free streaming on the next day only.

Some fans stopped watching after the first few seasons, some have been here since the beginning and some came late to the game, but they all know what it’s like to care about these two idjits.

We were all on edge after Dean said, “Dad’s on a hunting trip, and he hasn’t been home in a few days,” to Sam. We laughed at and have probably repeated “driver picks the music; shotgun shuts his cakehole.”

Falling in love with Castiel was inevitable when he not only left a scar on Dean after he “gripped [him] tight and raised [him] from perdition,” but he also left a mark on our hearts. If you didn’t love him then, you fell after he called the archangel Michael and Lucifer “assbutts” or when he drank an entire liquor store.

We even developed warm feelings for villains we were supposed to hate. Crowley won us over with his “Hello, boys,” sarcasm and nicknames for Sam and Dean, “Moose” and “Squirrel.” After all, he deserved to be loved too.

We shed tears when the Winchesters lost someone they cared about and cheered when one of them came back from the dead. We laughed through the fleeting good times and screamed at the screen when something terrible happened.

The brothers always found their way back to each other and continued to fight any monster they came across. Ghosts, demons, vampires, werewolves, shape shifters, leviathans and so many more. You name it, they probably killed it.

They have been to hell and back, purgatory, heaven and other dimensions, and throughout it all, we’ve been right by their side.

Although the brothers have been through a lot of dark times, the creators sometimes let the actors have some fun in episodes like “The French Mistake” and “Scoobynatural.”

Who can forget the time Dean feared a cat or when Sam lost a shoe?

There are also so many hilarious lines fans quote repeatedly, and the “Supernatural” side of Tumblr has proven that there are gifs for any possible situation.

Personally, I can’t wait to see how the Winchesters handle the season 15 big bad(s) and I know it will definitely be one for the books. This show has been a huge part of my life for so long and it will be tough to watch it end. There will be tears and maybe a craving for some pie.

This season there will be no more coming back to life, no room for error and no more roads for “Baby” to drive. Now, fans face the biggest question: How will the series end?

Will the Winchesters be able to stop hunting? Will one die or will they both go down fighting? We don’t know for sure, but hopefully the last episode will do the series justice while giving fans the closure they so desperately need.

We’ll have to wait and see how the season carries on, but for now, we’re all wondering: Will they finally have peace when they are done?

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