Recap: Supernatural S 04 E 17 Its A Terrible Life

Recap of Supernatural
Season 4, Episode 17

It's A Terrible Life

Written by Sera Gamble.

Directed by James L. Conway.

Air Date: March 26, 2009.

Dean and Sam are living very normal and separate lives. Dean awakens to find himself in an alternate reality in which he is a Wall Street tycoon who enjoys health drinks and listens to news radio instead of rock stations. He works at a company called Sandover Bridge & Iron Company, alongside Sam, who's in Tech Support. It seems as if the two do not know each other. Neither has memories of their previous lives.

However, after co-workers start committing suicide at an alarming rate, the two find themselves working side by side to solve the murders.

Body count

For this episode = 3 humans and 1 ghost.

For the series so far = At least 293 humans (of which 5 were witches), at least 63 demons, 28 ghosts, 10 vampires, 6 changelings, 3 gods, 3 shapeshifters, 3 zombies, 2 angels, 2 werewolves, 1 cat, 1 crocotta, 1 djinn, 1 dog, 1 rakshasa, 1 rawhead, 1 reaper, 1 rugaru, 1 shtriga, 1 siren, and 1 wendigo.