That’s a lie. The episode also provoked discussions around its meanings and parallels. Many fans mentioned that both the flashback and the case of the week corresponded to elements in the main storyline. What those elements are has been the subject of a few debates. There were similar debates about how the episode portrayed John as Sam and Dean’s father, whether it was fair or an example of the show being too harsh on a father who sacrificed himself for his eldest son.
Dean: “Never felt right.”