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Supernatural is a supernatural suspense drama created by Eric Kripke. It ran from 2005 to 2020. In America, Season one aired on The WB and all subsequent seasons aired on The CW.


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    Season 1 
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Showrunner: Eric Kripke & Robert Singer

Air date: September 13, 2005 — May 4, 2006


After several years of estrangement, Dean Winchester reunites with his younger brother, Sam, to ask for his help hunting supernatural creatures, a business that their missing father, John, has been involved with since the tragic death of the boys' mother, Mary. As they travel through the United States to save people and search for their father, they are unknowingly followed by a yellow-eyed demon, the same one who was responsible for Mary's death.
  1. Pilot
  2. Wendigo
  3. Dead in the Water
  4. Phantom Traveler
  5. Bloody Mary
  6. Skin
  7. Hook Man
  8. Bugs
  9. Home
  10. Asylum
  11. Scarecrow
  12. Faith
  13. Route 666
  14. Nightmare
  15. The Benders
  16. Shadow
  17. Hell House
  18. Something Wicked
  19. Provenance
  20. Dead Man's Blood
  21. Salvation
  22. Devil's Trap

    Season 2 
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Showrunner: Eric Kripke & Robert Singer

Air date: September 28, 2006 — May 17, 2007


John makes a deal with the yellow-eyed demon to save Dean in exchange for his life and the Colt, the only weapon capable of killing him. This leaves Dean and Sam with no means to avenge their parents' deaths. Aided by their father's old hunting partners, including Bobby Singer, they continue the family business while attempting to kill the yellow-eyed demon, who seems to have taken an interest on Sam.
  1. In My Time of Dying
  2. Everybody Loves a Clown
  3. Bloodlust
  4. Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things
  5. Simon Said
  6. No Exit
  7. The Usual Suspects
  8. Crossroad Blues
  9. Croatoan
  10. Hunted
  11. Playthings
  12. Nightshifter
  13. Houses of the Holy
  14. Born Under a Bad Sign
  15. Tall Tales
  16. Roadkill
  17. Heart
  18. Hollywood Babylon
  19. Folsom Prison Blues
  20. What Is and What Should Never Be
  21. All Hell Breaks Loose, Part One
  22. All Hell Breaks Loose, Part Two

    Season 3 
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Showrunner: Eric Kripke & Robert Singer

Air date: October 4, 2007 — May 15, 2008


After Dean made a deal with a demon to resurrect Sam, he was given a year to live before he will be taken to Hell. Sam, filled with guilt and frustration, tries to annul the contract. In the meantime, Dean and Sam find themselves facing against three different women with different goals. The first, Bela Talbot, is a trickster the brothers occasionally cross paths with during their hunts. The second, Ruby, is a demon who, in sharp contrast to their previous experiences, is friendly and offers them help. The third, Lilith, is the first demon and master of Azazel, the yellow-eyed demon.
  1. The Magnificent Seven
  2. The Kids Are Alright
  3. Bad Day at Black Rock
  4. Sin City
  5. Bedtime Stories
  6. Red Sky at Morning
  7. Fresh Blood
  8. A Very Supernatural Christmas
  9. Malleus Maleficarum
  10. Dream a Little Dream of Me
  11. Mystery Spot
  12. Jus In Bello
  13. Ghostfacers
  14. Long-Distance Call
  15. Time is On My Side
  16. No Rest for the Wicked
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    Season 4 
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Showrunner: Eric Kripke & Robert Singer

Air date: September 18, 2008 — May 14, 2009


Several months after his death, Dean is resurrected by an angel named Castiel under the order of his superiors. Reuniting with Sam, who is in a relationship with Ruby, Dean finds out that since his death, Lilith has been attempting to free Lucifer, the fallen archangel, from his cage in Hell and cause the Apocalypse. Joined by Castiel and Ruby, the brothers determine to stop her from achieving her goals.
  1. Lazarus Rising
  2. Are You There, God? It's Me, Dean Winchester
  3. In the Beginning
  4. Metamorphosis
  5. Monster Movie
  6. Yellow Fever
  7. It's the Great Pumpkin, Sam Winchester
  8. Wishful Thinking
  9. I Know What You Did Last Summer
  10. Heaven and Hell
  11. Family Remains
  12. Criss Angel is a Douchebag
  13. After School Special
  14. Sex and Violence
  15. Death Takes a Holiday
  16. On the Head of a Pin
  17. It's a Terrible Life
  18. The Monster at the End of This Book
  19. Jump the Shark
  20. The Rapture
  21. When the Levee Breaks
  22. Lucifer Rising

    Season 5 
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Showrunner: Eric Kripke & Robert Singer

Air date: September 10, 2009 — May 13, 2010


Lucifer has broken free from his prison, heralding the beginning of the Apocalypse. However, without a perfect vessel, he remains unable to exert his full power. His older brother and leader of the Host of Heaven, Michael, is similarly unable to fight him back without a perfect vessel. Dean and Sam eventually learn the unfortunate truth about the vessels' identities: themselves. With the world at stake, the brothers have to decide whether to fulfill their destiny or find another way, even in the face of incredible odds.
  1. Sympathy for the Devil
  2. Good God, Y'All
  3. Free to Be You and Me
  4. The End
  5. Fallen Idol
  6. I Believe the Children Are Our Future
  7. The Curious Case of Dean Winchester
  8. Changing Channels
  9. The Real Ghostbusters
  10. Abandon All Hope...
  11. Sam, Interrupted
  12. Swap Meat
  13. The Song Remains the Same
  14. My Bloody Valentine
  15. Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid
  16. Dark Side of the Moon
  17. 99 Problems
  18. Point of No Return
  19. Hammer of the Gods
  20. The Devil You Know
  21. Two Minutes to Midnight
  22. Swan Song

    Season 6 
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Showrunner: Robert Singer & Sera Gamble

Air date: September 24, 2010 — May 20, 2011


After several months living with his old flame while dealing with the loss of his brother, Dean unexpectedly reunites with Sam, who has broken free from Lucifer's grasp and escaped from the cage. However, he notices that Sam has changed for reasons he does not know. Meanwhile, Lucifer's downfall provides Crowley, a demon who once assisted the brothers, the opportunity to take over Hell, while the loss of Michael and continued absence of God throw the Host of Heaven into disarray, forcing Castiel to bring back order through any means.
  1. Exile on Main St.
  2. Two and a Half Men
  3. The Third Man
  4. Weekend at Bobby's
  5. Live Free or Twihard
  6. You Can't Handle the Truth
  7. Family Matters
  8. All Dogs Go to Heaven
  9. Clap Your Hands If You Believe...
  10. Caged Heat
  11. Appointment in Samarra
  12. Like a Virgin
  13. Unforgiven
  14. Mannequin 3: The Reckoning
  15. The French Mistake
  16. ...And Then There Were None
  17. My Heart Will Go On
  18. Frontierland
  19. Mommy Dearest
  20. The Man Who Would Be King
  21. Let It Bleed
  22. The Man Who Knew Too Much

    Season 7 
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Showrunner: Robert Singer & Sera Gamble

Air date: September 23, 2011 — May 18, 2012


Unable to contain the power Purgatory gave him, Castiel releases the monsters within before going missing. These monsters, the ancient and seemingly unstoppable Leviathan, begin wreaking havoc on the human world. Sam and Dean must find a way to stop them before they can hunt humanity to extinction.
  1. Meet The New Boss
  2. Hello, Cruel World
  3. The Girl Next Door
  4. Defending Your Life
  5. Shut Up, Dr. Phil
  6. Slash Fiction
  7. The Mentalists
  8. Season Seven, Time for a Wedding!
  9. How to Win Friends and Influence Monsters
  10. Death's Door
  11. Adventures in Babysitting
  12. Time After Time
  13. The Slice Girls
  14. Plucky Pennywhistle's Magical Menagerie
  15. Repo Man
  16. Out With the Old
  17. The Born-Again Identity
  18. Party On, Garth
  19. Of Grave Importance
  20. The Girl With the Dungeons and Dragons Tattoo
  21. Reading is Fundamental
  22. There Will Be Blood
  23. Survival of the Fittest

    Season 8 
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Showrunner: Jeremy Carver & Robert Singer

Air date: October 3, 2012 — May 15, 2013


Trapped in Purgatory, Dean spends several months in a tiring journey through the unforgiving landscape before managing to come back home to Sam. Upon return, the brothers learn that Crowley, their old ally, has become an adversary, as he seeks a demon tablet that can decide the fate of demons in Earth and Hell. The brothers also learn about their paternal ancestors' legacy of the Men of Letters, rivals of the hunters as protectors of humanity against supernatural threats. Meanwhile, Castiel, who was separated from Dean in Purgatory, becomes an unwilling servant of Naomi, an angel seeking to polish off all the other rebellious angels in Heaven, forcing him to work behind the Winchesters' backs.
  1. We Need to Talk About Kevin
  2. What's Up, Tiger Mommy?
  3. Heartache
  4. Bitten
  5. Blood Brother
  6. Southern Comfort
  7. A Little Slice of Kevin
  8. Hunteri Heroici
  9. Citizen Fang
  10. Torn and Frayed
  11. LARP and the Real Girl
  12. As Time Goes By
  13. Everybody Hates Hitler
  14. Trial and Error
  15. Man's Best Friend With Benefits
  16. Remember the Titans
  17. Goodbye Stranger
  18. Freaks and Geeks
  19. Taxi Driver
  20. Pac-Man Fever
  21. The Great Escapist
  22. Clip Show
  23. Sacrifice
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    Season 9 
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Showrunner: Jeremy Carver & Robert Singer

Air date: October 8, 2013 — May 20, 2014


With all angels falling from Heaven, now controlled by a single man, Dean, Sam, and Castiel must find a way to topple the dictator, Metatron — who previously played them all the previous season under good faith — before he can do more harm. Meanwhile, Hell is thrown into a civil war, as Crowley's authority is challenged by a demon handpicked by Lucifer, Abaddon. While helping him combat her, Dean is forced to make a choice that can potentially take away his humanity.
  1. I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here
  2. Devil May Care
  3. I'm No Angel
  4. Slumber Party
  5. Dog Dean Afternoon
  6. Heaven Can't Wait
  7. Bad Boys
  8. Rock and a Hard Place
  9. Holy Terror
  10. Road Trip
  11. First Born
  12. Sharp Teeth
  13. The Purge
  14. Captives
  15. #Thinman
  16. Blade Runners
  17. Mother's Little Helper
  18. Meta Fiction
  19. Alex Annie Alexis Ann
  20. Bloodlinesnote 
  21. King of the Damned
  22. Stairway to Heaven
  23. Do You Believe In Miracles?

    Season 10 
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Showrunner: Jeremy Carver & Robert Singer

Air date: October 7, 2014 — May 20, 2015


Dean walks out on Sam after turning into a demon, leaving Sam to seek Castiel's help to turn him back into a human. However, Dean continues to exhibit the degenerative effects of the Mark of Cain. Upon searching for answers, they learn that they may have to condemn the world into oblivion if they want to remove the Mark. Meanwhile, Crowley's mother, the witch Rowena, shows up to establish a power base, clashing with her son and the brothers.
  1. Black
  2. Reichenbach
  3. Soul Survivor
  4. Paper Moon
  5. Fan Fiction
  6. Ask Jeeves
  7. Girls, Girls, Girls
  8. Hibbing 911
  9. The Things We Left Behind
  10. The Hunter Games
  11. There's No Place Like Home
  12. About a Boy
  13. Halt & Catch Fire
  14. The Executioner's Song
  15. The Things They Carried
  16. Paint It Black
  17. Inside Man
  18. Book of the Damned
  19. The Werther Project
  20. Angel Heart
  21. Dark Dynasty
  22. The Prisoner
  23. My Brother's Keeper

    Season 11 
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Showrunner: Jeremy Carver

Air date: October 7, 2015 — May 25, 2016


The removal of the Mark of Cain causes the Darkness to break free and terrorize the world as a way to lash out at God. Dean, Sam, Castiel, Crowley, and Rowena have to do all they can to fend her off while waiting for God to show up, making some questionable decisions along the way.
  1. Out of the Darkness, Into the Fire
  2. Form and Void
  3. The Bad Seed
  4. Baby
  5. Thin Lizzie
  6. Our Little World
  7. Plush
  8. Just My Imagination
  9. O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  10. The Devil in the Details
  11. Into the Mystic
  12. Don't You Forget About Me
  13. Love Hurts
  14. The Vessel
  15. Beyond The Mat
  16. Safe House
  17. Red Meat
  18. Hell's Angel
  19. The Chitters
  20. Don't Call Me Shurley
  21. All in the Family
  22. We Happy Few
  23. Alpha and Omega

    Season 12 
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Showrunner: Andrew Dabb & Robert Singer

Air date: October 13, 2016 — May 18, 2017


Dean and Sam slowly familiarize themselves with the unexpected revival of their mother, Mary, who was resurrected by the Darkness to thank Dean for showing her a way other than violence. In the meantime, they are confronted by the British branch of the Men of Letters as the latter attempt to expand to the United States and replace the hunters. Alongside Castiel, Crowley, and Rowena, they also have to deal with the consequences of letting Lucifer roam free on Earth and leave a legacy behind.
  1. Keep Calm and Carry On
  2. Mamma Mia
  3. The Foundry
  4. American Nightmare
  5. The One You've Been Waiting For
  6. Celebrating the Life of Asa Fox
  7. Rock Never Dies
  8. LOTUS
  9. First Blood
  10. Lily Sunder Has Some Regrets
  11. Regarding Dean
  12. Stuck in the Middle (With You)
  13. Family Feud
  14. The Raid
  15. Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell
  16. Ladies Drink Free
  17. The British Invasion
  18. The Memory Remains
  19. The Future
  20. Twigs & Twine & Tasha Banes
  21. There's Something About Mary
  22. Who We Are
  23. All Along The Watchtower

    Season 13 
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Showrunner: Andrew Dabb & Robert Singer

Air date: October 12, 2017 — May 17, 2018


Dean and Sam struggle with the moral ambiguity of keeping Lucifer's son, a Nephilim named Jack, on their side. Meanwhile, Mary goes through the Apocalypse World with the unwanted companionship of Lucifer, learning that an important decision she made 44 years ago enabled her world to avoid its fate. She mingles with the survivors, who are fighting a hopeless war against the Host of Heaven, led by the visionary but genocidal Michael.
  1. Lost and Found
  2. The Rising Son
  3. Patience
  4. The Big Empty
  5. Advanced Thanatology
  6. Tombstone
  7. War of the Worlds
  8. The Scorpion and the Frog
  9. The Bad Place
  10. Wayward Sisters
  11. Breakdown
  12. Various & Sundry Villains
  13. Devil's Bargain
  14. Good Intentions
  15. A Most Holy Man
  16. ScoobyNatural
  17. The Thing
  18. Bring 'em Back Alive
  19. Funeralia
  20. Unfinished Business
  21. Beat the Devil
  22. Exodus
  23. Let the Good Times Roll

    Season 14 
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Showrunner: Andrew Dabb & Robert Singer

Air date: October 11, 2018 — April 25, 2019


Sam, Castiel, Jack, and Mary race to rescue Dean, who is possessed by the Michael of the Apocalypse World. Jack, his grace having been absorbed by Lucifer, is slowly dying. When the others try to help him, it might have made things worse because of the unintended consequences it make.
  1. Stranger In a Strange Land
  2. Gods and Monsters
  3. The Scar
  4. Mint Condition
  5. Nightmare Logic
  6. Optimism
  7. Unhuman Nature
  8. Byzantium
  9. The Spear
  10. Nihilism
  11. Damaged Goods
  12. Prophet and Loss
  13. Lebanon
  14. Ouroboros
  15. Peace of Mind
  16. Don't Go In the Woods
  17. Game Night
  18. Absence
  19. Jack in the Box
  20. Moriah

    Season 15 
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Showrunner: Andrew Dabb & Robert Singer

Air date: October 10, 2019 — November 19, 2020note 


With God now becoming their adversary and threatening the end of their universe, Dean, Sam, and Castiel race through time to stop him in the absence of Jack. Jack, meanwhile, is being groomed separately to fight God.
  1. Back and to the Future
  2. Raising Hell
  3. The Rupture
  4. Atomic Monsters
  5. Proverbs 17:3
  6. Golden Time
  7. Last Call
  8. Our Father, Who Aren't in Heaven
  9. The Trap
  10. The Heroes' Journey
  11. The Gamblers
  12. Galaxy Brain
  13. Destiny's Child
  14. Last Holiday
  15. Gimme Shelter
  16. Drag Me Away (From You)
  17. Unity
  18. Despair
  19. Inherit the Earth
  20. Carry On

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