Okie dokie. You asked for it. ;-)
Sam is very much like me. I, too, was considered the "smart" younger sibling, the one who was expected to do so much (my father once suggested I go to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and become the first female Navy Admiral *eye roll*), who became a disappointment when I dropped out of college, got married, and had a kid. I was the one who rebelled against my parents plans for me.
So, yeah, when I started watching SPN, Sam bored me. I knew that story. I knew what choices he would make, how he would lash out at John, blah blah blah. De