When it comes to people skills, Dean Winchester is surely the better brother when it comes to socializing and forming relationships. Over the course of Supernatural, Dean has been formed some really wonderful and intense friendships with numerous characters such as Charlie, Jo, Crowley, Castiel, Benny, Garth, and some others. Dean. When it comes to friendships, Dean has that ride or die attitude. Sometimes he was forced to form alliances due to a common objective. This is how the unexpected alliance of Crowley and Dean happened. The duo have teamed together on numerous occasions to deal with a powerful enemy or when their objectives coincided.
So Take A Look At 5 Things You Should Know About Dean And Crowley
5. THEY BOTH CARED ABOUT EACH OTHER
Even though their alliance only started because of a common enemy in the form of Lucifer. But over the time, they grew a certain kind of liking for each other. Crowley continuously switched from being a supporting protagonist to a major antagonist, but his dynamic with Dean didn’t change much. He could have killed the Winchester brother anytime, but he chose not to. Even on one occasion, when Sam tried killing Crowley on the order of Rowena, Crowley being the powerful King of Hell could have squashed Sam, but he spared Sam because of Dean. Crowley despite experiencing attempts on his life and sharing a mixed relationship with the Winchesters offered his help in removing the Mark of Cain from Dean’s hand. Crowley’s greatest heroic act came when he sacrificed himself and saved the boys from Lucifer in the Alternate Universe. Crowley’s sacrifice had an effect on Dean who considered his demise to be a major loss. We have seen Dean to be visibly sad and disappointed when Crowley’s death was brought up. Dean would go as far as asking Chuck once to bring back Crowley, but it didn’t happen.
4. THE NICKNAMES
Crowley is probably the most creative character when it comes to nicknames. The King of Hell has given some pretty interesting nicknames to numerous characters on the show. Crowley came up with some hilarious nicks such as ‘Squirrel, Not Moose’ for Dean. Crowley addresses Sam & Dean as Moose and Squirrel which is a reference to the iconic cartoon pair from Bullwinkle. The King of Hell has stored the contact of Dean Winchester as ‘Not Moose’ in his phone. Whereas Dean has given the nickname such as ‘King of Rotten’, ‘Boris’ to Crowley.
3. CHEMISTRY BEYOND THE SCREEN
It’s no surprise that the cast of Supernatural shares a special bond. They consider themselves to be an extensive family. All the actors share a unique and loving bond which extends beyond the screen which is pretty evident from the interactions at the fan conventions. There are videos available on YouTube of the conventions where Jensen could be seen impersonating as Mark’s Crowley and Mark has also acted out as Dean. Interestingly, Mark Sheppard whose birthday is on 30th May shares the birthday with Jensen Ackles’s daughter Justice Jay.
2. COUNSELLING SESSION
In Season 10, after Rowena fails in her attempt to kill Dean Winchester. She fakes injuries and tries manipulating Crowley in killing Dean. But Dean and Crowley end up having a deep conversation. Dean tells his side of the story of what happened and Crowley believes him. Dean gives his wise advise to Crowley and tells him that Family don’t end with blood and it also don’t start there either. This makes Crowley realize that Rowena might be his biological mother, but she is not his family. Crowley returns and throws out Rowena. Also, when the darkness is taking over and Crowley is sitting on the sidelines, Dean convinces Crowley by visiting him personally to join the good fight.
1. HELPED EACH OTHER
In Season 9 when there’s a civil war going on after Abaddon is freed and vows to take over the throne. Dean decides to take over the Mark of Cain to wield the first blade to defeat Abaddon. When Crowley is consumed by his blood addiction and is helpless, Dean along with Sam rescue Crowley. Similarly, when Dean is awakened as a demon. His demonic nature and impulses take over, he ends up creating problems for everyone. That’s when Crowley decides to help Sam & Castiel in reverting the demonic nature of Dean. He supplies a dying Castiel with another angel’s grace which allows him to reach bunker in time and restrain Dean from killing Sam.
- In Season 5, Crowley was the one who handed the Colt to the Winchesters, but he didn’t know that it won’t kill an archangel.
- In Season 7, Crowley called off his minions and instructed them not to go after the Winchesters. He also provided his blood in a vial to the boys to create a weapon to eradicate Roman.
- In Season 9, he helped in locating the first blade which was thrown in the deep ocean by Cain. Without First Blade, Dean couldn’t kill Abaddon.
- In Season 10, he helped Castiel by powering him up with angel’s grace so he could help Sam in the Demon Curing Ritual.
- In Season 11, he joined forces with The Winchesters and Chuck to fight the Darkness.
- In Season 12, he sacrificed himself to save the Winchesters and give them a fighting chance.