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     Ghosts In Supernatural 

Ghosts In Supernatural

How do you think angry spirits are born? They can't let go and they can't move on. And you're about to become one. The same thing you hunt.
- Tessa the Reaper to Dean, from "In My Time Of Dying" (S02, Ep01).

The ghosts of Supernatural are disembodied spirits, which for whatever reason remain attached to a place or object after death. These spirits can be repelled by salt or iron, but are eliminated by salting and burning their remains or occasionally by dealing with unfinished business.


     Constance Welch/Woman In White 

Constance Welch, a Woman in White (Sarah Shahi)

Take me home.

Appears in "Pilot" (S01, Ep01).

     Peter Sweeney/Drowned Boy 

Peter Sweeney, Drowned Boy (Aaron Rota)

Appears in "Dead In The Water" (S01, Ep03).

     Mary Worthingtin/Bloody Mary 

Mary Worthingtin, Bloody Mary (Jovanna Huguet)

You killed them! All those people! You killed them!

Appears in "Bloody Mary" (S01, Ep05).

     Jacob Karns/Hook Man 

Jacob Karns, Hook Man (Sean Millington)

Appears in "Hook Man" (S01, Ep07).

    The Thing In The Closet 

Mary Winchester, The Thing in the Closet (Samantha Smith)

Dean. Sam. I’m sorry.

Appears in "Home" (S01, Ep09).

     Dr. Sanford Ellicott 

Dr. Sanford Ellicott (Norman Armour)

Don't be afraid. I'm going to make you all better.

Appears in "Asylum" (S01, Ep10).

     Cyrus Dorian/Vengeful Spirit 

Cyrus Dorian/Vengeful Spirit (Dee Jay Jackson)

Appears in "Route 666" (S01, Ep13).

     Melanie Merchant 

Melanie Merchant (Jodelle Micha Ferland)

Appears in "Provenance" (S01, Ep19).

  • Ax-Crazy: Killed her own family before killing the Merchants.
  • Creepy Changing Painting: The painting of the Merchant family she haunts. She appears and disappears from it, as does the razor, the picture in the corner changes, and Isaiah's head points in different directions.
  • Dangerously Close Shave: She uses her adopted father's straight razor as her weapon.
  • Nightmare Face: Look at the picture for a good example.
  • Self-Made Orphan: Killed her original family and the family that adopted her.
  • The Sociopath: She killed her own family and the Merchant family and attacks Sam with an utterly emotionless face
  • Soul Jar: Her doll with her hair.

     Dr. H. H. Holmes 

Dr. H. H. Holmes (Stephen Aberle)

You're so pretty. So beautiful.

Appears in "No Exit" (S02, Ep06).

     Claire Becker/Death Omen 

Claire Becker/Death Omen (Shannon Powell)

Appears in "The Usual Suspects" (S02, Ep07).

  • Broken Record: "DANASHULPS" repeated over and over.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: She is haunting the victims-to-be only to warn them about the real killer.
  • Electromagnetic Ghosts: The flickering lights.
  • Ghostly Goals: Type A with the Unfinished Business of revealing a murderer.
  • Haunted Technology: The printer and fax that repeatedly print "DANASHULPS". The computer which shows this same phrase again and again on the monitor.
  • Portent of Doom: She is a Death Omen, who appears to people before they are murdered. In addition, the same rope bruises she has appear on the person who is going to be murdered.

     Maggie Thompson 

Maggie Thompson (Conchita Campbell)

We can have lots of tea parties. Forever and ever and ever.

Appears in "Playthings" (S02, Ep11).

     Father Thomas Gregory 

Father Thomas Gregory (David Monahan)

I received the Word of God. He spoke to me, told me to smite the wicked. I'm carrying out his will.

Appears in "Houses Of The Holy" (S02, Ep13).

  • Asshole Victim: He goes after a serial murderer, child molester, and rapist.
  • Divine Intervention: He believes he is an angel in answer to Father Reynold's prayers.
  • Electromagnetic Ghosts: The flickering lights and the television turning back on on its own.
  • A God Am I: He believes he is an angel who knows God's word.
  • Jumped at the Call: Those he contacts are eager to do what he asks, even though he asks them to kill a stranger.

     Jonah Greely 

Jonah Greely (Winston Rekert)

My wife is gone. All I got left's hurting you.

Jonah Greely was a farmer off Route 41 near Nevada City, California, who was run over by Molly McNamara in 1992. His death lead his wife, Marion Greely, to commit suicide. Every year he tortures someone to punish them for what happened to him. Appears in "Roadkill" (S02, Ep16).

  • Absurdly Sharp Claws: Uses his bloodied fingernails to slice open Molly's skin.
  • Beware of Hitchhiking Ghosts: The variation where the ghost appears in front of a moving car.
  • Cynicism Catalyst: He was a loving husband, who became lost in a desire for revenge when his death causes his wife's suicide.
  • Electromagnetic Ghosts: He has a thing for playing "The House of the Rising Sun" on the radio. He can also talk over the radio and kill the Impala's engine.
  • Face-Revealing Turn: When Molly enters the hunting shed, Jonah has his back turned towards her. He turns around to reveal his fatal abdominal wound. Blood then pours from his mouth and his face transforms into that of a decayed corpse.
  • Finally Found the Body: He owned 1000 acres of land, making it difficult to find where his wife buried his body. Sam realizes he is buried under a tree in front of his hunting shed after Sam sees a photo of the shed without the tree taken weeks before Jonah's death.
  • Ghostly Chill: He frosts over the glass pane in a door, and the words "SHE'S MINE" appears in the frost.
  • Kill It with Fire: Sam salts and burns his bones.
  • Mind over Matter: Able to toss Dean against a wall with a gesture of his hand.
  • Sickeningly Sweethearts: He wrote a note to his wife on a post it note which said, "Marion, I love you XXX OOO more as I write this than I did last night when we spoke with deep and tender love. Jonah."

     Molly McNamara 

Molly McNamara (Tricia Helfer)

Stop! Stop! You have to help me.

Molly McNamara was driving to Lake Tahoe with her husband, David, on February 22, 1992, their 5th wedding anniversary, when she strikes Jonah Greely with her car and kills him. She also dies in the accident, but despite being cremated appears each year on the anniversary of the accident only to be tortured by the spirit of Jonah. Appears in "Roadkill" (S02, Ep16).

  • Bare Your Midriff: Her shirt has a tendency to ride up, especially when Jonah is torturing her while she dangles from a hook with her hands above her head.
  • Beware of Hitchhiking Ghosts: The variation where the ghost appears in front of a moving car.
  • Cue the Sun: The sun rises as Molly realizes she must move on and face her new fate.
  • Dead All Along: Molly does not know she is dead.
  • Disappears into Light: She transforms into yellow light after coming to terms with her unfinished business.
  • Unfinished Business: She is bound to the earth by her concern for her husband.

     Elise Drummond 

Elise Drummond (Morgan Brayton)

Elise Drummond (born on March 24, 1900) set off for Hollywood in 1918 to find stardom. She had an affair with a studio executive, who fired her when she got too old. Destitute, she hanged herself on Stage 9 at Warner Bros. Studio on January 15, 1932. Appears in "Hollywood Babylon" (S02, Ep18).

     William (Billy) Beard 

William Beard (Gerry Rousseau)

William (Billy) Beard was an electrician who died in an accident in 1966 on a movie set at Stage 9 at Warner Bros. Studio. Appears in "Hollywood Babylon" (S02, Ep18).

     Nurse Delores Glockner 

Nurse Delores Glockner (Andee Frizzell)

You let those two go.

She was born in 1934, worked as a nurse, and died in Green River County Detention Center near Little Rock, Arkansas in 1976 during an inmate uprising. Once her spirit was released when the old cell block was opened up in 2007, she starts exacting revenge on those she sees as guilty. Appears in "Folsom City Blues" (S02, Ep19).

     Timmy's Mother 

Timmy's Mother (Alika Autran)

Mother of Timmy, an innocent shy kid at a foster home. She dies trying to protect him from a car accident. After he prays for her to return, she returns as a vengeful spirit protecting Timmy from whatever she perceives as a threat to him.

Appears in "Bad Boys" (S09, Ep07).

  • Disproportionate Retribution: Like other vengeful spirits, she cannot think straight. So she cannot differentiate between a legitimate threat to Timmy or just somebody trying to discipline the boy.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Timmy's Mom had sacrificed herself to save Timmy from a car accident.


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