Season 3, Episode 10
Dream A Little Dream of Me
Sam and Dean have to rescue Bobby from the clutches of a creature capable of killing people in their dreams.
For this episode = 1 human.
For the series so far = At least 223 humans (of which 3 were witches), 17 ghosts, 13 demons, 10 vampires, 6 changelings, 3 gods, 2 shapeshifters, 2 werewolves, 1 djinn, 1 rakshasa, 1 rawhead, 1 shtriga, 1 wendigo, and 1 zombie.
- Abusive Parents: Jeremy whose father beat him with a baseball bat.
- Dean finally acknowledges that John was "an obsessed bastard".
- Acting for Two: Dean and Evil!Dean.
- All Just a Dream: Bela having feelings for Sam and their having sex.
- Battle in the Center of the Mind
- Catapult Nightmare
- Chekhov's Gun: The beer.
- Cannot Dream: Jeremy until he starts taking African dream root.
- Distressed Dude: Sam gets tied up and beaten with a baseball bat.
- Dream Sequence: Literally—all three of Our Heroes share a dream
- Dream Walker: With the help of African dream root and a body part, anyone can enter someone else's dream.
- Dream Weaver: Sam and Jeremy.
- Lampshaded by Bobby. "So you did a little dreamweaving of your own there."
- Dream World
- Drowning My Sorrows: Sam getting drunk at a bar after realizing that he might not be able to prevent Dean's death.
- Erotic Dream: Sam has one about Bela.
- Evil Twin: Dean encounters a dream-version of himself that is what he fears he'll become in Hell.
- Idiot Ball: The Winchester's get this, with respect to Bela. They show her where they keep their one-of-a-kind, legendary monster killing artifact (a motel safe) and then proceed to knock themselves out, leaving it unprotected. What did they think would happen?
- I Let Gwen Stacy Die: Bobby became a hunter when his wife was possessed by a demon.
- I Just Want to Be Normal: Dean has dreams about a normal life with Lisa and Ben.
- Journey to the Center of the Mind
- Or Was It a Dream?: Everyone's awake and the monster is defeated, but the cut-to-credits is Dean's demon doppelganger snapping its fingers.
- Safe Cracking: Bela steals the Colt from the safe Dean stored it in.
- Ship Sinking: Bela's theft of the Colt, which makes the Winchesters legitimately plan on killing her, ends any potential hook-ups she might have had with the boys before they even start. Funnily enough, happens in the same episode that has...
- Ship Tease:
- When Sam has an Erotic Dream about Bela saying she came because she can't stop thinking about him, and they kiss and have sex. Sam wakes up with a dopey grin, drooling, and seems to be both flustered and excited to see her in person later on.
- Lisa is the woman of Dean's dreams.
- Your Mind Makes It Real: Being killed by a dreamweaver kills you for real.
- Your Worst Nightmare: Bobby and Dean.