Lacey: The Femme Fatale That Wasn’t (Essay in 6 parts)
In OUAT, Lacey was ‘alive’ for all of three days, max, and spent most of her time drinking whiskey and giving sultry looks to Mr. Gold. I know a lot of people disliked the big-haired, side-eying minx— but the show made some awesome references to old hollywood and Film Noir with Lacey, and that kind of stuff makes me tingly. Ready?
1. Booze! Billiards! Boys!
We first see Lacey in a bar (gasp!), playing pool (double gasp!), and drinking (clutches pearls).
She must be one of those shameless hussies mother warned us about!
Now booze, billiards, and boys are 1950’s short-hand for lower-middle-class ‘bad’ girls— the kind that had to be careful or they’d get in ‘trouble’, if you know what I mean. Real ladies don’t know their way around a bank shot, apparently.
Drinking? That’s for lounge singers!
Yes, Rizzo, I think we can
What the dwarves were doing all episode
That friendship can change you
That even the coldest people can still feel pain
That you can be forgiven for your mistakes
That the strongest person you may know can be broken
and that family doesn’t end in blood
"Carry on my Wayward son"
(via reality-shmality)Source: bigfeatheryassbutt
Sam is more shocked about Dean’s gun going poof than his own. Tells us how much he always counts on his big brother to shoot the bad guys while he’s being strangled somewhere in a corner.