When Supernatural Meta The Honeymooners...

We never met a meta reference we didn’t like, especially when served up in a mega-clever way. So this Friday’s Supernatural (The CW, 9/8c) is truly something super, as it catapults Sam and Dean into an alt-reality where they are “Jared Padalecki” and “Jensen Ackles,” the stars of a TV series called… Supernatural.

Ever since the twisty premise was first revealed — and especially after TVLine brought you a first look clip of the episode, “The French Mistake” (a nod to a meta tune from Blazing Saddles) — TV connoisseurs have made notice of similar, self-referential installments of other series. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO