Episode Guide

Season 1

01. Pilot

Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki, "Gilmore Girls") and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles, "Smallville"), witness their mother's paranormal death as children and grow up trained to fight by a distraught father who wants nothing more than to hunt down the thing that killed his wife. Sam escapes to college to start a new, normal life, but gets pulled back in after Dean shows up on his doorstep to tell him their father is missing. Following clues from their father's eerie phone message, the boys travel to a small town and encounter a violent and vengeful spirit called the "Woman in White."

02. Wendigo

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) follow the coordinates left in their father's journal and land in the middle of the woods where they investigate the disappearance of several campers. The two brothers soon learn they are dealing with a Wendigo, a creature made famous in Native America legends. A Wendigo is a former human whose cannibalism has transformed him into a creature with superhuman strength and speed that feasts on human flesh.

03. Dead in the Water

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a series of mysterious drownings written off as suicides. They discover the spirit is an angry little boy with the power to travel through water who is taking revenge on certain town inhabitants for a dark secret buried long ago. Dean forms a bond with a young boy who seems to have the power of premonition.

04 Phantom Traveler

On TransNational flight 2485, a man possessed by the spirit of the Phantom Traveler causes the plane to crash, leaving only five survivors left alive. Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) must exorcise the angry spirit before it attacks the survivors. The brothers realize the only way to do that is to take the battle to the skies.

05. Bloody Mary

In suburban Nebraska, a group of partying high school teens jokingly dare their friend Charlie (guest star Marnette Patterson) to look into the mirror and repeat 'Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary," not knowing this will unleash a series of mysterious murders. Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) realize that Bloody Mary has the power to travel through all reflective surfaces when she is hunting a victim. Worried that teens are accidentally summoning Bloody Mary, Sam and Dean race to destroy the violent spirit before she can kill again.

06. Skin

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) come to the aid of Sam's old college buddy after he is accused of a murder he swears he didn't commit. The brothers discover a shapeshifter is adopting the likenesses of others and murdering people. The brothers' race to stop the shapeshifter takes a terrifying turn when he shifts into the likeness of Dean.

07. Hookman

The infamous "Hook Man," a vengeful spirit who kills his victims with a shiny hook that serves as his hand, terrorizes a small college town in Iowa. Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) learn that all the victims are connected to the daughter of a local minister and race to find and destroy the Hook Man's bones before he comes for them.

08. Bugs

After a construction worker is killed by insects burrowing into his brain, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the town's history and find that the new housing development is being built on sacred Indian land. The Indians put a curse on the land after their reservation had been ravished and destroyed. Sam and Dean must find a way to survive and kill the deadly swarm of bees, locusts, spiders and beetles.

09. Home

After Sam (Jared Padalecki) has several haunting dreams, he persuades a reluctant Dean (Jensen Ackles) to return with him to their childhood home for the first time. They find much more to battle with than painful memories when the house's current occupants, a single mother with two young children, experience terrifying supernatural phenomena, just as in Sam's nightmares. The boys track down an eccentric local psychic, Missouri Mosley (guest star Loretta Devine, "Waiting to Exhale," "Crash"), who is mentioned in their father's journal, and together the three fight to rid the house of powerful spirits. But before they can stop what's happening now, they have to face what happened when they lived there - including their mother's horrible death. Amazing twists and revelations await Sam and Dean on their most personal mission yet.

10. Asylum

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate an abandoned sanitarium and discover that when the hospital was open, the patients held a revolt against the cruel and unusual punishments inflicted by the head doctor. While the brothers search the premises for four lost college students, the tortured spirits cause them to go insane, turning Dean against Sam.

11. Scarecrow

Sam and Dean (Jensen Ackles) finally make contact with their father, but he tells them to stop looking for him and sends them on another ghost-hunting job. Frustrated with their father's evasiveness, Sam sets out alone to find him while Dean stays back to obey his father. Dean investigates a small town in Indiana where couples have gone missing the same day each year and discovers the farmers are sacrificing them to a Pagan God who takes the form of a scarecrow.

12. Faith

While battling a demon, Dean (Jensen Ackles) is electrocuted, resulting in permanent damage to his heart and leaving him with only a couple of months to live. A despondent Sam (Jared Padalecki) searches desperately for a way to save his brother and believes he may have found an answer through a preacher who claims to heal the incurable. However, Dean and Sam discover that the preacher is getting help from the Grim Reaper who is trading one life for another he feels is less worthy.

13. Route 666

Dean (Jensen Ackles) is contacted by his first love Cassie (Megalyn Echikunwoke), an African-America girl, who asks him to come to Mississippi to investigate a string of racially motivated murders. Each murder is linked to a mysterious truck that seems to have no driver and leave no tracks. Sam (Jared Padalecki) is stunned to see this new side of his brother as Dean struggles to come to grips with the residual feelings he has for Cassie.

14. Nightmare

Sam (Jared Padalecki) has a premonition in which a man is killed, but the murder is made to look like a suicide. Sam convinces Dean (Jensen Ackles) that they must investigate the case, but the two are puzzled when they fail to find anything that indicates that the death was supernatural in nature. That is, until they find out that Max (Brendan Fletcher), the reclusive son of the first victim, has been using his recently acquired power of telekinesis to kill the family members that once abused him. Sam also discovers Max's mother was killed by the same fiery demon that took his own mom.

15. The Benders

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) head to Minnesota where a young boy (guest star Ryan Drescher) witnesses a man vanish into thin air. Upon searching for clues, Sam is abducted by what he assumes is a supernatural being, and Dean is left to search frantically for his brother. However, both are stunned when they realize the kidnappers are human, and using the captives as human prey for a twisted hunting expedition.

16. Shadow

While investigating a mysterious death in Chicago, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) run into Meg (guest star Nicki Aycox), who is thrilled to see Sam again. The brothers soon discover Meg is behind the murders and attempt to catch her. Unfortunately, Meg is one step ahead of them and unleashes shadow spirits on the brothers to ambush them. Sam and Dean realize the trap isn't for them, but for their father (Jeffrey Dean Morgan).

17. Hell House

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a house haunted by the ghost of Mordecai, a man who killed his six daughters during the 1930s. The brothers discover a website dedicated to the Mordecai legend and realize the town is unknowingly conjuring up the evil spirit through the site.

18. Something Wicked

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a small town in Wisconsin where children are falling into comas for no apparent reason. The brothers discover that a witch is creeping into the bedrooms of the children and stealing their "life force." While battling the witch, Dean recalls a past mistake that almost cost Sam his life at the hands of the very same witch, an event which has fueled Dean's protectiveness over Sam and his blind obedience to his father (Jeffrey Dean Morgan).

19. Provenance

A young couple is murdered in their home shortly after buying an antique painting of a family portrait circa 1910. Upon reviewing the painting's provenance, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) learn that everyone who has ever bought the painting has been murdered and race to discover how the portrait is causing the deaths before it can claim its next victim.

20. Dead Man's Blood

After Daniel Elkins, a vampire hunter (guest star Terence Kelly) and John's (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) mentor, is murdered, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are surprised when John himself shows up to solve the case. John discovers the vampires have taken an antique gun, which has the power to kill all supernatural beings. The Winchester family sets out to retrieve the gun from the vampires so they can use it to kill the demon that took Sam and Dean's mother.

21. Salvation

Sam (Jared Padalecki) has a vision of a family being attacked in the same manner as the attack on his mom, so he, Dean (Jensen Ackles) and John (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) head off to Salvation, Iowa, to save this family and finally kill the demon using the Colt gun. However, Meg (guest star Nicki Aycox) calls and lets the family know she is going to start killing their friends unless they return the gun. John meets Meg to deliver a fake gun, while the boys are left to deal with the demon.

22. Devil's Trap

On a mission to save their father (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) from Meg (guest star Nicki Aycox), Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) seek help from an old family friend, Bobby (guest star Jim Beaver). When Meg shows up on Bobby's doorstep, the brothers lure her into a trap and exorcise the demon from her body after learning where John is being held prisoner. While trying to rescue John, the demon shows up and a full battle ensues between the Winchesters and the demon they have been searching for all their lives.

Season 2

01. In My Time of Dying

Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and John (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) were left for
dead after the Demon plowed a semi into the Impala. Now, one of the Winchesters hovers
between life and death as the surviving family must face an old and powerful adversary.02

02. Everybody Loves A Clown

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) listen to a message on John's (Jeffrey Dean
Morgan) cell phone from a woman named Ellen (guest star Samantha Ferris) and decide to
track her down. They are shocked to discover Ellen runs a road house that also serves as a
gathering place for hunters like themselves. Meanwhile, at a small town carnival, a clown is
persuading children to let them into their home so he can murder their parents.

03. Bloodlust

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) meet Gordon (guest star Sterling K. Brown),
a fellow demon hunter who has been systematically killing vampires in a small town, and
Dean immediately bonds with the older man. However, after Sam meets with the lead
vampire (guest star Amber Benson) and discovers they are actually peaceful creatures who
survive on cattle blood, he decides not all supernatural beings are evil and forces Dean to
choose whether he will side with Sam or Gordon.

04. Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things

Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) investigate the murder of a college student
(guest star Summer Glau) who has come back from the dead seeking revenge on those who
mistreated her while she was alive. Upon confrontation, the ghost savagely attacks Sam,
leaving him injured. While in town, the brothers visit their mother's grave to pass along
something from their father (Jeffrey Dean Morgan's).

05. Simon Said

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) meet Andy (guest star Gabriel Tigerman), a
slacker who has psychic powers of persuasion, which he uses to gain favors from people.
However, when some of Andy's friends start dying, the brothers question whether Andy is
using his powers to kill. After learning that Andy's family was visited by the Demon 22 years
ago, Sam wonders if Andy is part of the group of children the Demon told him about, and if
that means he himself will eventually turn evil.

06. No Exit

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the brutal slayings of blond
women from an apartment building and discover the demon responsible is the ghost of the
first serial murderer, H. H. Holmes. Meanwhile, defying her mother's (guest star Samantha
Ferris) wishes, Jo (guest star Alana Tal) follows the Winchesters on their hunt and ends up
getting captured by the ghost and buried alive.

07. The Usual Suspects

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the murders of a lawyer and his
wife who claimed to have seen a ghost right before they died. However, after local detectives
Ballard (guest star Linda Blair) and Sheridan (guest star Jason Gedrick) uncover the
Winchesters' records, they arrest the brothers for a double homicide before they are able to
find the ghost. When the ghost begins to visit Ballard, she begins to wonder if the tale Sam
and Dean are telling her could be true, and if she might be the next to die.

08. Crossroad Blues

When two highly successful professionals die after claiming to be haunted by hellhounds,
Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the local dive bar and discover it
sits upon a site where a deal-making demon has been making people's dreams come true in
exchange for their souls. Dean summons the demon to exorcise it but is horrified after it
reveals the painful truth about John's death and tempts Dean by offering him the one thing
he wants more than anything - his father.

09. Croatoan

After Sam (Jared Padalecki) has a vision of Dean (Jensen Ackles) killing a young man who
seems to be possessed by a demon, the two brothers head off to Oregon to search for
answers. They come across a town infected by a deadly virus that drives a person to kill.
Sam becomes infected by one of the locals and prepares for his deadly fate, but after
nothing happens to him, Dean decides to come clean and reveal what John (Jeffrey Dean
Morgan) whispered to him before he died.

10. Hunted

After Dean (Jensen Ackles) tells Sam (Jared Padalecki) what their father told him before he
died, a distraught Sam sneaks off to Indiana without Dean. While there, Sam runs into Eva
(guest star Katherine Isabelle), a psychic who confesses to Sam she sought him out to warn
him of his impending death. Dean discovers Gordon (guest star Sterling K. Brown) is after
Sam and races to find his brother in time to save him.

11. Playthings

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate two strange deaths at a small
Connecticut inn run by a single mom (guest star Annie Wersching) whose young daughter
(guest star Matreya Fedor) plays with an imaginary friend. The brothers find evidence of
voodoo around the inn, but soon realize the little girl's imaginary friend may in fact be a
demon who is killing the townspeople.

12. Night Shifter

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a string of robberies with a
disturbing pattern ?? in each incident a trusted employee holds up the bank then commits
suicide. However, when the autopsy reports shows their actual time of death as several days
before the robbery, Sam and Dean realize the shape-shifter has returned.

13. Houses Of The Holy

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the murders of several people
by individuals who claim they were visited by an angel and were carrying out God's will. After
the brothers learn those murdered were actually guilty of secret crimes, Sam begins to
believe this angel really does exist, but Dean stands firm on the fact a demon is behind the
slayings - until he sees something even he can't explain.

14. Born Under A Bad Sign

After receiving a frantic call from Sam (Jared Padalecki), who has been missing for over a
week, Dean (Jensen Ackles) races to his brothers side. He finds Sam covered in blood, but
unable to remember anything that happened. Upon investigation, the brothers are horrified
to discover a tape that shows Sam killing another hunter in cold blood, causing Sam to
believe his evil side is finally taking over.

15. Tall Tales

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) call upon their family friend and fellow
hunter Bobby (guest star Jim Beaver) for help after they are stumped by violent and
unexplainable happenings on a local college campus. Bobby arrives with a suspicion as to
the culprit behind the killing spree and the brothers' escalating feud.

16. Road Kill

While driving down a deserted road, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are
startled after a bloody woman named Molly (guest star Helfer) bolts out in front of the
Impala screaming for help from the crazy farmer (guest star) who is chasing her.
Sam and Dean investigate and discover the man is actually an angry spirit who kills one
person the same time every year and has decided Molly will be his next victim.

17. Heart

After investigating the death of a lawyer (guest star Nate Quinlan) who appeared to have
been killed by a wild animal, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) realize they
are tracking a werewolf. Sam is immediately attracted to the lawyer's secretary Madison
(guest star Emmanuelle Vaugier) and when it seems as if Madison will be the werewolf's next
victim, Sam offers to stay overnight to protect her. Dean heads out to hunt the animal and
is stunned by what he finds.

18. Hollywood Babylon

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) make a trip to Hollywood to investigate the
death of one of the actors on a horror film set after rumors begin that he was killed by a
ghost. They discover the death was a publicity hoax but when the executive producer and a
studio executive are killed, Sam and Dean realize they are dealing with a haunted set. Gary
Cole guest stars as Brad Redding, one of the stars of the horror film.

19. Folsom Prison Blues

After hearing about a ghost that has been killing off inmates one by one, Sam (Jared
Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) decide the best way to investigate this spirit is from the
inside and allow themselves to get thrown into the state penitentiary. However, after FBI
agent Henricksen (guest star C. Malik Whitfield) shows up to take over their case, getting out
of prison becomes a bigger challenge than finding the spirit.

20. What Is and What Should Never Be

While hunting a Djinn a genie  Dean (Jensen Ackles) is attacked and transported to a
world where his mother (guest star Samantha Smith) is alive, Sam (Jared Padalecki) is in law
school and engaged to Jessica (guest star Adrianne Palicki), and Dean lives a very normal life
with his girlfriend (guest star Michelle Borth). However, after he starts seeing a strange girl
(guest star Melanie Neige Scrofano) and learns all the people he has saved in the past have
died, Dean must decide whether he wants to stay in this new safe life where everyone he
loves is alive or if he should return to the hunt.

21. All Hell Breaks Loose, Part 1

Sam (Jared Padalecki) is abducted by the Yellow-Eyed Demon and finds himself in a ghost
town with other children who have special abilities. They learn the Demon has brought them
together to initiate his endgame: an all-out war against the human race. In an effort to
encourage Sam to fight, the Demon shows him what really happened to one of his parents.
Dean (Jensen Ackles) enlists Bobby's (guest star Jim Beaver) help to find Sam before the
battle begins, but he arrives too late.

22. All Hell Breaks Loose, Part 2

Dean (Jensen Ackles) must deal with the aftermath of the fight between Sam (Jared Padalecki)
and Jake (guest star Aldis Hodge) and pays a steep price for his involvement. The Demon
and his spirits threaten to overtake the hunters until they receive help from an unexpected

Season 3

01. The Magnificent Seven

Bracing themselves for the possibility of an apocalyptic war, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean
(Jensen Ackles) realize they have an enormous task of hunting down the hundreds of
demons that escaped from the Devil's Gate. With only a year left to live, Dean decides to live
life to the fullest and exhibits a carefree attitude that troubles Sam, who is trying to find a
loophole in the deal. Bobby (Jim Beaver) tells the brothers about a sighting in Nebraska that
turns out to be seven demons that are the actual manifestations of the Seven Deadly Sins.

02. The Kids Are Alright

Dean (Jensen Ackles) pressures Sam (Jared Padalecki) into visiting Cicero, Indiana, so he can
visit an old flame named Lisa (guest star Cindy Sampson), he had a tryst nine years ago.
However, Dean is stunned when he meets not only Lisa again, but also her 8-year old son
Ben (guest star Nicholas Elias), who bears a striking resemblance to him. However, Ben soon
goes missing and Sam and Dean discover that a Changeling, a demonic parasite, is
snatching kids from the small town and assuming their form. Meanwhile, Ruby (Katie
Cassidy) makes contact with Sam and reveals some startling information about his mom.

03. Bad Day At Black Rock

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) answer a call on their dad's old cell phone,
alerting them someone has broken into John's secret storage room in New York. They
discover a cursed rabbit's foot has been stolen and call Bobby (Jim Beaver) for help. He
advises them to beware of the foot because anyone who touches it will receive an extreme
amount of good luck, but once the foot is lost that person will die. Unfortunately, Sam has
already handled the foot, which causes an overjoyed Dean to buy lottery tickets, but a
female thief (Lauren Cohan) steals it from Sam causing his luck to plummet and putting his
life in danger.

04. Sin City

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a rash of violent deaths in
Elizabethville, Ohio, a once-sleepy town that has been turned into a haven for gamblers and
drinkers. Dean discovers demons have infiltrated Elizabethville and are using their powers
of persuasion to make the townspeople succumb to their basic instincts. Meanwhile, Ruby
(Katie Cassidy) helps Bobby (Jim Beaver) rebuild the Colt from scratch and stuns him with
some news.

05. Bedtime Stories

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a small town that has been
plagued by a number of strange murders that resemble fairy tales, such as Little Red Riding
Hood, Snow White and Hansel and Gretel. Meanwhile, Sam summons the Crossroad Demon
(guest star Sandra McCoy) and threatens to kill her with the newly rebuilt Colt unless she
releases Dean from his deal.

06. Red Sky At Morning

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the mysterious demise of
drowned victims who were nowhere near the water at the time of their death. The brothers
learn each of the victims saw a ghost ship shortly before they died. Upon investigation, they
cross paths with Bela (Lauren Cohan), who is being paid handsomely by one of the murder
victim's family members to solve the case. Sam and Dean warn her to stay out of their way,
but she has other plans.

07. Fresh Blood

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) capture a female vampire named Lucy
(guest star Mercedes McNab) who claims to have no knowledge of how she became a
vampire. The guys discover Dixon (guest star Matthew Humphreys), a male vampire, is
giving out human blood to unsuspecting females in bars, offering it up as the "latest drug"
and turning them all into vampires. Meanwhile, Gordon (guest star Sterling K. Brown)
escapes from jail and goes after Sam. However, Dixon intercepts Gordon and turns him into
a vampire, which makes Gordon more powerful than before and a much bigger threat to

08. A Very Supernatural Christmas

It's Christmas time and Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a series
of murders where the victims were pulled up through the chimney. Sam realizes they are
dealing with a sort of Anti-Santa, a demon with roots in pagan lore. Dean wants to celebrate
Christmas the old fashioned way as this is his last, but Sam refuses, not wanting to accept
that Dean won't be around next year. Sam flashes back to a certain Christmas when he
waited for his father to come home to give him a special gift.

09. Malleus Maleficarum

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) travel to Sturbridge, Massachusetts, and
discover a coven of witches that has killed two people. Ruby (Katie Cassidy) warns the
brothers to stay away as the demon controlling these witches is very powerful and will surely
kill them. Ignoring her plea, Sam and Dean go in after the coven and confront the head witch
who reveals Ruby's past.

10. Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) race to Bobby's (guest star Jim Beaver) side
after he lapses into a coma and can't be awakened. While unconscious, Bobby battles his
personal demons and the reason he became a hunter is revealed. Sam and Dean discover
someone poisoned Bobby with a potion that will kill him if he doesn't wake soon. When the
brothers decide to take the potion themselves to enter Bobby's dream in order to save him,
they come face to face with their own personal nightmares.

11. Mystery Spot

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the disappearance of a man
who went missing at a tourist location. While searching the site, Dean is shot and killed by
the owner. Sam is devastated but stunned when he wakes up the next morning to find Dean
alive and well. As the day unfolds, Sam realizes he is re-living the previous day and tries to
prevent Dean's death, but to no avail. Dean dies again and Sam must learn to live life
without his brother by his side.

12. Jus In Bello

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) break into Bela's (Lauren Cohan) apartment
in order to get the Colt back, but she has tipped off Agent Henricksen (guest star C. Malik
Whitfield) about their whereabouts and they are arrested. While Sam and Dean are locked in
a cell in Colorado, a demon breaks in and kills some of the sheriff's men and possesses
Henricksen. After the guys vanquish the demon, the FBI agent realizes they were telling the
truth and prepares to release them, but Ruby (guest star Katie Cassidy) shows up to a warn
Sam and Dean that the jailhouse is surrounded by a band of demons with a powerful new
leader who wants Sam dead.

13. Ghostfacers

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) take a break from their usual gig to star in
a gritty reality show called "Ghostfacers" which chronicles the pursuit of the paranormal. Ed
Zeddmore (guest star A. J. Buckley) and Harry Spengler (guest star Travis Wester) have
created a radically different and sometimes violent show full of profanity that takes them to
the Morton Mansion, an abandoned estate which becomes one of the most haunted places
in America one night each year. However, as their team begins to get picked off in grisly
manners not fit for television, they realize they are in over their heads.

14. Long Distance Call

Dean (Jensen Ackles) is stunned after he receives a phone call from his dad (guest star
Jeffrey Dean Morgan) who tells him he has a solution to get Dean out of his deal. Sam (Jared
Padalecki) and Dean fight because Sam is skeptical that it is really John on the other end of
the phone and warns Dean not to listen to him but Dean disagrees and sets off on his own
path to follow his father's orders.

15. Time Is On My Side

As time runs out for Dean (Jensen Ackles), Sam (Jared Padalecki) convinces him to head to
Eerie, Pennsylvania to investigate a possible zombie case. Instead, they discover Doc Benton
(guest star Billy Drago), a real-life doctor who, in 1816, abandoned his medical practice to
follow his obsession with finding the key to eternal life by drugging people and stealing their
vital organs. Meanwhile, Bobby (Jim Beaver) finds out where Bela (Lauren Cohan) is hiding,
and Dean heads out to confront her, leaving Sam behind to deal with the good doctor. Dean
and Bela battle it out for the last time, and Dean leaves Bela in a desperate, and possibly
fatal, position.

16. No Rest For The Wicked

It's 30 hours before Dean's (Jensen Ackles) deal with the crossroads demon is up and Dean,
Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Bobby (Jim Beaver) are searching for Lilith, who holds the
contract. They discover her location and Sam summons Ruby (Katie Cassidy) for help
despite Dean's protests. Ruby warns them they aren't ready to fight Lilith yet but they steal
her knife and depart for New Harmony, Indiana. In a battle to the death, Sam, Dean and
Bobby take on Lilith and all her demons in a last ditch effort to save Dean's life.

Season 4

01. Lazarus Rising

It's four months later and Dean (Jensen Ackles) wakes in a pine box. He's been freed from
Hell. He has a joyful reunion with Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Bobby (Jim Beaver), but it isn't
long before the three wonder what exactly pulled Dean from Hell and what it will want in

02. Are You There God? Its Me Dean Winchester

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jenson Ackles) are stunned when the spirits of Meg (guest
star Nikki Aycox) and Agent Henricksen (guest star C. Malik Whitfield) appear and accuse
the Winchesters of failing them. Although rattled, the brothers must pull together to save
Bobby (Jim Beaver), who is too crippled with guilt to fight off the angry ghosts of the young
children he couldn't save.

03. In The Beginning

Dean (Jensen Ackles) is transported back in time and is shocked when he lands in Lawrence,
Kansas.However, that shock turns to amazement after he runs into a young John Winchester
(guest star Matthew Cohen) and Mary (guest star Amy Gumenick) who have just fallen in
love. Dean isn't sure why he was sent back so he begins to enjoy the time with his parents
and newfound grandfather (guest star Mitch Pileggi, “The X-Files”), who may be hiding a
secret that is key to Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean's entire predicament.

04. Metamorphosis

Sam (Jared Padalekci) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) discover that Jack Montgomery (guest star
Dameon Clark), a family man, is turning into a Rugaru, a creature that starts as a human but
changes into a flesh-eating monster. The people who are infected don't understand what is
happening until they turn into cannibals and eat another person. Understanding what it is
like to be a victim of a twisted destiny, Sam believes he can reason with Jack and convince
him to control his urges.

05. Monster Movie

Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) investigate several murders at Oktoberfest.
The first victim was found with bite marks on her neck, much like a vampire would leave,
while the second victim has wounds that look like a werewolf attack. After a mummy rises
from his crypt, Dean determines that a shape-shifter demon is terrorizing the town as iconic
monsters from the old Hollywood movies.

06. Yellow Fever

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the mysterious deaths of several
men who apparently dropped dead of fright. They visit one of the victims in the morgue,
and Dean becomes infected with the illness which starts as a general anxiety, then moves on
to full-blown terror that eventually stops the heart. Sam and Bobby (Jim Beaver) must find
the root of the disease before Dean dies and is sent back to Hell.

07. Its The Great Pumpkin Sam Winchester

It's a few days before Halloween and Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles)
investigate two mysterious deaths in a small town. The brothers find hex bags and deduce
a witch is sacrificing people to summon a dangerous demon named Samhain. Castiel (guest
star Misha Collins) arrives in town and tells Sam and Dean the freeing of Samhain is one of
the Seals that will lead to freeing Lucifer, so Castiel has brought a specialist angel named
Uriel (guest star Robert Wisdom) to smite the entire town.

08. Wishful Thinking

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a small town where the wishing well really works. A teddy bear comes to life, someone wins the lottery and the town geek gets a hot girlfriend. The brothers realize that while everyone is happy now, the end result will be disastrous. Robert Singer directed the episode written by Ben Edlund.

09. I know What You Did Last Summer

Ruby (guest star Genevieve Cortese) tells Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles)
that a powerful demon named Alastair (guest star Mark Rolston) is searching for a girl
named Anna (guest star Julie McNiven) who can hear the angels' conversations.The three set
out to find Anna but once they do, Alastair attacks them and Ruby escapes with the girl.
Believing they were set up, Dean lashes out at Sam for trusting Ruby, so Sam tells him what
happened during those months Dean was in Hell and how Ruby saved his life. Castiel (guest
star Misha Collins) and Uriel (guest star Robert Wisdom) return and demand to be taken to
Anna but not for the reason Dean thinks.

10. Heaven And Hell

Anna (guest star Julie McNiven) remembers her past and Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean
(Jensen Ackles) finally understand why Castiel (guest star Misha Collins) and Uriel (guest star
Robert Wisdom) want her dead. However, they disagree with the angels' orders and try to
help Anna restore an important part of her past so she can be saved. Meanwhile, Alastair
(guest star Mark Rolston) and his demons continue to close in on Anna and the brothers.

11. Family Remains

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the appearance of a young
female ghost (guest star) in an abandoned house, but things become more complicated
when a family moves in. The brothers fail to get the family to leave, but when the son is
kidnapped though the walls, they look to Sam and Dean to rescue the boy.

12. Chris Angel Is A Douchebag

A mysterious death draws Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) to a town full of
old-school magicians. Their investigation leads them to Charlie (guest star John Rubenstein),
Jay (guest star Barry Bostwick) and Vernon (guest star Richard Libertini), three friends who
were famous magicians in their day but have now been replaced by flashier, younger
magicians. One of them has made a deal to acquire real magical powers, but the price was
extremely high. Sam and Dean must figure out a way to reverse the spell before others are

13. After School Special

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) go undercover to investigate a string of
murders at their old high school. The case causes them to flashback to their time there
recalling how Sam was picked on by the school bully while Dean was Mr. Popular.

14. Sex And Violence

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) enter a small town in Iowa, where three
men have inexplicably beaten their wives to death. The guys realize that behind the
murders is a Siren, a creature that can take different forms and desperately needs love and
compels people to destroy themselves as a show of devotion. The Siren eventually puts Sam
and Dean under their spell and pits the two brothers against each other in a fight to the

15. Death Takes A Holiday

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a small town where people are
cheating death. They discover the Reapers have gone missing so they turn to Pamela (guest
star Traci Dinwiddie) for help. She sends them into the spiritual world to find answers and
they come face to face with Alastair (guest star Christopher Heyerdahl), who has been
kidnapping all the Reapers in order to break another seal.

16. On The Head Of A Pin

Someone found Lucifer's sword and is using it to kill angels. Castiel (Misha Collins) and Uriel
(guest star Robert Wisdom) have captured Alastair (guest star Christopher Heyerdahl) and
ask Dean (Jensen Ackles) to use the torturing skills he learned in Hell to extract information
from him so they can stop the murders. Sam (Jared Padalecki) is concerned Dean can't
handle the job but Dean agrees to do it.

17. Its A Terrible life

Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) are living very normal and separate lives.
Dean is a corporate man who enjoys health drinks and listens to news radio vs. rock
stations. He works at a company called Sandover Bridge & Iron Company alongside Sam (Jared
Padalecki) who is in Tech Support. It seems as if the two do not know each other. However,
after co-workers start committing suicide at an alarming rate, the two find themselves
working side by side to solve the murders.

18. The Monster At The End Of This Book

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are shocked to discover a series of comic
books titled "Supernatural" that accurately detail their lives as demon hunters. They track
down the writer, Carver Edlund (guest star Rob Benedict), who explains he has visions of the
brothers that he then turns into comic books. Chuck reveals that Lilith (guest star Katherine
Boecher) is coming and she has a plan for Sam.

19. Jump The Shark

A 19-year-old boy named Adam (guest star Jake Abel) calls Sam (Jared Padalecki) and
Dean (Jensen Ackles) looking for John Winchester, claiming to be his son. Dean and Sam
meet Adam, assuming he's a demon trying to lure then into a trap. However, they find out
that John was indeed the boy's father and Adam tells them of his "normal" upbringing, which
infuriates Dean.

20. The Rapture

Castiel (Misha Collins) appears to Dean (Jensen Ackles) in a dream and says he has
something important to tell him but they need to meet somewhere private. Dean and Sam
(Jared Padalecki) go searching for Castiel but instead find Jimmy, Castiel's human vessel,
who has only a spotty recollection of being an angel. Jimmy wants to return to his family and
normal life, but Dean and Sam are concerned about his safety.

21. When The Levee Breaks

Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Bobby (Jim Beaver) lock Sam (Jared Padalecki) in Bobby’s panic
room so he can detox from the demon blood. However, as Bobby sees more seals are being
broken he tells Dean they should let Sam out to help them fight the impending apocalypse.
Dean disagrees and goes to Castiel (Misha Collins) for help. Sam and Dean have a big
blowout confrontation.

22. Lucifer Rising

The apocalypse is coming, and Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) prepare for the
fight in very different ways. Sam joins Ruby (Genevieve Cortese) on a final run to kill Lilith
(guest star Katherine Boecher), while Castiel (Misha Collins) and Zachariah (guest star Kurt
Fuller) tell Dean it's time to play his part in stopping Lucifer.

Season 6

1. Exile on Main St.

Sam is mysteriously released from Hell and seeks out his brother, trying to have a normal life. Together the brothers must join forces with their maternal grandfather, Samuel, and begin the fight anew.

2. Two and a Half Men

Sam asks Dean for help after finding a baby at the scene of its parents' murder. Meanwhile, Dean becomes angry when he learns that his grandfather, Samuel, decides to raise the child as a hunter.

3. The Third Man

While Heaven remains in a state of disarray, Sam, Dean, and Castiel come face-to-face with an old foe when they attempt to track down the thief who stole the Staff of Moses from an arsenal of God's weapons in order to kill several police officers with the plagues of Egypt.

4. Weekend At Bobby's

Bobby turns to Sam and Dean for help when the demon Crowley refuses to return his soul as agreed.

5. Live Free Or TwiHard

During a fight with vampires, Dean is bitten and transformed. To obtain a cure, Samuel tells Dean to get the blood of the vampire that bit him. However, the vampire alpha is part of the pack that Dean must infiltrate.

6. You Can't Handle The Truth

When several people kill themselves under strange circumstances, Sam and Dean discover that they were driven insane by the Goddess of Truth, who forced them to tell the truth against their will. However, when the brothers track down the goddess, Veritas, she uses her powers on Dean.

7. Family Matters

Despite his suspicions, Dean accompanies Sam with his cousins and Samuel on a hunting trip. However, deep in the woods, things go wrong.

8. All Dogs Go To Heaven

Sam and Dean discover the Alpha skinwalker's plan: create sleeper cells of his kind and turn them loose upon humanity. To find and stop the Alpha, the brothers need the help of a skinwalker that has taken the form of a dog and befriended its human family. .

9. Clap Your Hands If You Believe

While investigating crop circles, Dean is abducted by the creatures responsible, only to discover that they are fairies. They release him, but Dean soon discovers that the fairies, which only he can see, aren't letting go so easily.

10. Caged Heat

Sam and Dean make a deal with Meg to find Crowley and force him to return Sam's soul, but the plan starts to fall apart when Castiel helps, and can't abide working with a demon.

11. Appointment In Samarra

Death agrees to help Dean get Sam's soul back, but requires Dean to serve in his place for 24 hours. Meanwhile, Sam decides that he doesn't want his soul back and turns to Balthazar for assistance. The rogue angel agrees to help, and informs Sam that the spell required needs the blood of his father... or a father figure.

12. Like A Virgin

When Sam emerges from his coma with no memory of the last year and a half, Bobby and Dean decide not to tell him what he did while his soul was missing. The brothers go to Oregon to investigate mysterious disappearances that appear to be the work of dragons.

13. Unforgiven

When Sam starts to have flashbacks from his year as a soulless hunter before he contacted Dean, the brothers receive a message leading them to a small town where Sam spent time working on a case with their grandfather, Samuel.

14. Mennequin 3: The Reckoning

While Dean is called home to help Lisa, Sam investigates the case of a missing woman and discovers she was the butt of a cruel practical joke played on her by her co-workers .

15. The French Mistake

When Raphael launches an attack, Balthazar transports Sam and Dean to a parallel world where they are mistaken for two actors named Jared and Jensen, who star in a TV series called Supernatural, which is about two brothers who hunt monsters for a living. The Winchesters must cope with some familiar faces in different roles when they discover that "Jared" is married to an actress who looks like the demon Ruby, and Castiel resembles a tweet-happy actor named Misha Collins.

16. And Then There Were None

Sam, Dean, and Bobby search for the Mother of All's most recent child, but run into trouble when they discover that Samuel and Gwen are also looking for the creature. As things deteriorate, Samuel and Bobby argue over the best way to handle the situation.

17. My Heart Will Go On

The embodiment of Fate appears to eliminate individuals who exist in the present because Balthazar has altered history and stopped the sinking of the Titanic. However, she soon sets her sights on Dean and Sam, who have avoided their fates once too often.

18. Frontierland

Dean discovers that Samuel Colt may have what they need to defeat Eve. Since Colt lived in the 19th century, the brothers ask Castiel to send them back in time to learn what they need.

19. Mommy Dearest

The brothers track Eve to Oregon and discover that she's converted an entire town into demons... and has brought back Mary Winchester to torment Sam and Dean.





Season 5

1. Sympathy For The Devil

Picking up where the finale left off, Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) watch as the Devil (guest star Mark Pellegrino, "Lost") emerges from Hell.
The brothers and Bobby (Jim Beaver) deal with the aftermath of Lucifer rising and the stunning news from Chuck the Prophet (guest star Rob Benedict) that Castiel (Misha Collins) was blown to bits by the archangels.

2. Good God Y'all
Castiel (Misha Collins) tells Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) that he is going to search for God, who will be able to defeat Lucifer.Bobby's (Jim Beaver) old hunter friend, Rufus (guest star Steven Williams), is panicked about demons attacking his town, and begs Bobby for help.
Sam and Dean arrive at the town and realize there is a spell over the townspeople, making them hallucinate that they are demons and causing them to kill one another.

3. Free To Be You And Me

Not sure he trusts himself anymore, Sam (Jared Padalecki) decides to give up hunting, but a late-night visitor (guest star Adrianne Palicki) won't let him off the hook that easily. Dean (Jensen Ackles), intent on stopping the Apocalypse, continues hunting on his own and teams up with Castiel (Misha Collins) to find the Archangel Raphael, as Castiel believes Raphael knows God's location.

4. The End

Sam (Jared Padalecki) tells Dean (Jensen Ackles) he wants to rejoin Dean in the battle of the Apocalypse, but Dean tells Sam that they are better off apart. Later, Dean awakens five years in the future in an abandoned city and is attacked by humans who have been infected with a demonic virus that turns humans into Zombies.
Zachariah (guest star Kurt Fuller) appears to Dean and explains that this is the world that exists as a result of Dean saying no to helping the angels fight Lucifer.
Dean meets up with Future Dean, who tells him that the virus is the Devil's endgame for destroying mankind. Misha Collins also stars.

5. Fallen Idol

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) decide to start hunting together again and their first case leads them to a small town whose inhabitants are being killed by famous dead icons like Abraham Lincoln and James Dean's car.
However, after two teenage girls come forward and claim their friend was kidnapped by Paris Hilton (in a cameo role as herself), the brothers aren't sure what they are hunting anymore.

6. I Believe The Children Our Are Future

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a series of odd murders that strangely resemble fairytales and urban legends. The brothers track down an 11-year-old boy named Jesse (guest star Gattlin Griffith) and realize that whatever Jesse believes is coming true. Castiel (Misha Collins) tells Sam and Dean that Jesse is a serious threat and needs to be eliminated.

7. The Curious Case Of Dean Winchester 

Bobby (Jim Beaver) risks his life by betting 25 years of his life on a poker game run by a witch. Dean (Jensen Ackles) tries to save Bobby but ends up drastically aging. 

8. Changing Channels

The Trickster throws Sam and Dean into an alternate universe where they are characters in different television series, including a sexy medical show, a Japanese game show, a forensics show and a sitcom.  The brothers realize the only way to get out of this world is to play along and become the characters in the shows.  However, Castiel appears and warns them this universe is dangerous and they must get out before they become trapped. 

9. The Real Ghostbusters 

Super fan Becky uses Chuck's phone to trick Sam and Dean into attending a Supernatural fan convention, complete with fans dressed up as Sam and Dean.  One of the activities is a live action role playing game, but things quickly turn sour after a real ghost appears on the scene.

10. Abandon All Hope

Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Castiel (Misha Collins) track down the Colt and head off to find Lucifer to send him back to Hell. It’s a hunters’ reunion when the crew joins forces with Bobby (Jim Beaver), Ellen (guest star Samantha Ferris) and Jo (guest star Alona Tal) for what could be their last night on Earth.

11. Sam Interrupted

Sam and Dean investigate a series of deaths at a mental hospital caused by a supernatural force. The only way they can get in is to go undercover as patients, and they soon discover they have some issues to work out.

12. Swap Meat

Gary, a teenage nerd, conjures up a body-switching spell and changes bodies with Sam. Thrilled by his new handsome and built body, Gary (now Sam) investigates a case with Dean and takes advantage of his good looks and age by hitting on women and getting drunk. Meanwhile, Sam is stuck in Gary’s teenage body, dealing with intrusive parents and high school.

13. The Song Remains The Same

Anna returns and wants to kill Sam, so he doesn't say yes to Lucifer. She travels back in time to kill Mary and John Winchester, so Dean and Sam go back in time to try and stop her. 

14. My Bloody Valentine

Castiel helps Sam and Dean hunt down Cupid on Valentine's Day after townspeople start to kill each other for love. However, after Cupid tells them he's innocent, they discover Famine, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, has arrived in town.

15. Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

The brothers investigate when the dead come to life in Bobby's hometown... but are happy, content, and living peacefully with their families. Bobby is reunited with his dead wife and tells them not to worry, but Sam and Dean insist on staying and discover that the zombies have an ulterior motive.

16. Dark Side Of The Moon

Ambushed by angry hunters, Sam and Dean are shot and killed and sent to Heaven.  Castiel warns Dean that Zachariah is looking for them in Heaven so they need to lay low while searching for an angel named Joshua who can help them since he talks directly to God.  While searching for Joshua, the brothers run into some old friends and family members

17. 99 problems

Sam and Dean are outnumbered by demons, but are saved at the last minute by Rob and his townspeople, who are aware of the Apocalypse, and have been training to fight and kill demons.  The small town is very religious and Sam and Dean meet Pastor Gideon, who introduces them to his daughter Leah, whom he claims is a prophet.  Leah tells the townspeople they must obey her orders if they want a spot in Heaven but when she starts turning the townspeople against each other in the name of the Lord, the brothers realize they must kill her.

18. Point Of No Return - (100th Episode)

Dean begins to think the only way to stop Lucifer is to say yes to Michael, but the angels decide they don't need him anymore.  Dean, Sam and Castiel are horrified at the angels' new game plan and take on Zachariah to prevent an all out war on Earth.  Meanwhile, a familiar face returns.  

19. Hammer Of The Gods

Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are kidnapped by a group of gods, including Kali (guest star Rekha Sharma), Ganesh (guest star Keith Blackman Dallas) and Bladur (guest star Adam Croasdell) and held hostage in a small hotel. The gods want to use Sam and Dean as bargaining chips to stop the Apocalypse, but Gabriel (guest star Richard Speight, Jr.) shows up and warns them that if Lucifer finds them he will kill them all. Unfortunately, one of the gods turns on the rest and Lucifer appears. 

20. The Devil You Know

Sam and Dean face off against the horsemen. The demon Crowley (guest star Mark Sheppard) tells Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) he can help them find the remaining Horsemen rings so they can trap Lucifer. The brothers are doubtful until Crowley leads them to Brady (guest star Eric Johnson), the Handler for Pestilence (guest star Matt Frewer) and Death. However, Brady refuses to give up their locations and sets Pestilence after the Winchesters

21. Two Minutes To Midnight

Crowley (guest star Mark Sheppard) tells Bobby (Jim Beaver) he will give him the location of Death (guest star Julian Richings), the fourth horseman, in exchange for his soul. Knowing Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) need that fourth ring to stop the Apocalypse, Bobby reluctantly agrees. Sam and Dean confront Pestilence (guest star Matt Frewer), but he unleashes a deadly virus upon them, so Castiel (Misha Collins) must intervene on their behalf. Dean has a meeting with Death to discuss Lucifer, and an unholy alliance is formed at a very high price for Dean.

22. Swan Song

With the Apocalypse looming, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) realize they are out of options and make heart-breaking decisions that will change their lives forever. A beloved character is killed! (OMG!)