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Season Nine General Articles

Supernatural Season Nine: Here We Go Again!
Kevin-Freakin'-Solo: Prophet, Hero, Family
Is Supernatural Season Nine Divine?

A Winchester Historical Perspective
Dear Jeremy:  We Always End Up Here
Dear Jensen and Jared
Is Kevin Really Gone?
Kevin Freakin'-Solo: Prophet. Hero. Family.
My Supernatural Season Nine Christmas Wish List
Supernatural University: Musings on the Mark of Cain 

The Miracle of Supernatural
Supernatural Season Nine Fan Awards - Final Vote

Supernatural Season Nine Editor's Choice Awards, Part One
Supernatural Season Nine Editor's Choice Awards, Part Two


Episodes

9.01 I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here

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Original Air Date:  October 8, 2013
Written By:  Jeremy Carver
Directed By:  John Showalter

Music:

"Who Do You Love?" - George Thorogood 
 

Dean is frantic after Sam collapses and the doctor tells Dean his brother won't make it.  Desperate, Dean sends out an all points bulletin via prayer to every angel in the area, asking them to help his brother.  In exchange, Dean will owe that angel a favor.  Numerous angry angels race to find and kill Dean, but one, Ezekiel (guest star Tahmoh Penikett), gets to him first.  Meanwhile, Sam fights for his life and must face some familiar demons to do so.  Castiel struggles to survive without powers.

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Robin's Rambles
Sofia's Review
Nate Winchester's Review
sweetondean's Wrap Up
Far Away Eyes' Review
Thoughts On...by Elle
Bardicvoices Review: There Aint No Me If There Ain't No You
Threads
Sam Winchester - A Beautiful Mind
Photo Gallery

9.02 - Devil May Care

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Original Air Date:  October 15, 2013
Written By:  Andrew Dabb
Directed By:  Guy Norman Bee

Dean shocks Sam by popping open the trunk of the Impala and showing him that he has kidnapped Crowley. Kevin freaks out when he sees the King of Hell, but Sam and Dean convince him that they need Crowley to find the demons on Earth. Meanwhile, Abaddon (guest star Alaina Huffman) re-emerges and plans to take over Hell.

Preview
Supernatural Bingo 

Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review

sweetondean's Wrap-Up
Far Away Eyes' Review
Nate Winchester's Journal
Thought's On...by Elle
Threads
Robin's Rambles
Photo Gallery
 
9.03 - I'm No Angel

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Original Air Date:  October 22, 2013

Written By:  Eugenie Ross-Leming and Brad Buckner
Directed By:  Kevin Hooks

Ezekiel tells Dean a group of angels is hunting Castiel. Dean and Sam race to find their friend before the angels do.  Meanwhile, a homeless Castiel is trying to make his way through the city and comes across some unexpected surprises.

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
sweetondean's Wrap-Up
Far Away Eyes' Review
Robin's Rambles
Nate Winchester's Journal
Thoughts On…by Elle
Threads
How "I'm No Angel" Could Have Been Divine
Photo Gallery
9.04 - Slumber Party

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Original Air Date:  October 29, 2013

Written By:  Robbie Thompson
Directed By:  Robert Singer

Sam and Dean discover that the table in the Men of Letters house has an ancient computer attached to it. They figure if they can get the computer on, they can track the angels. Who better to call for help than the best IT girl there is, Charlie? While moving the massive computer, they dislodge a hidden hexbag that unleashes a magical green-webbed wall. Sam and Dean break through it and discover the one and only Dorothy (guest star Tiio Horn) from Oz. She had trapped herself and the wicked witch (guest star Maya Massar) in the web years ago to stop the witch from finding the key that would open the gate that connected their world with Oz. With the wall broken, a massive and magical fight ensues that threatens to destroy the Men of Letters house.

Preview
 

Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
sweetondean's Wrap-Up
Nate Winchester's Journal
Far Away Eyes' Review
Robin's Rambles
Threads
Photo Gallery

9.05 - Dog Dean Afternoon

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Original Air Date:  November 5, 2013

Written By: Eric Charmelo and Nicole Snyder
Directed By:  Tim Andrew

While investigating two bizarre murders, Sam and Dean realize there is an eyewitness to both gruesome deaths - a German Sheppard.  Anxious to find out if they are dealing with a witch, a skinwalker or other supernatural monster, the guys look up a spell that could let Dean "communicate" with the dog.  Unfortunately, the spell comes with side effects that no one saw coming. 

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Alice's Review
Sophia's Review
sweetondean's Wrap-Up
Nate Winchester's Journal

Far Away Eyes' Review
Thoughts On…by Elle
Threads
Photo Gallery


 
9.06 - Heaven Can't Wait

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Original Air Date:  November 12, 2013
Written By: Robert Berens
Directed By:  Rob Spera

Castiel gets a job at a Gas-N-Sip and actually starts to enjoy life as a human.  A headline in the local newspaper about some disappearances in the area catches his eye, so he calls Dean to help him investigate the case.  Dean knows he needs to keep Sam/Ezekiel away from Castiel, so he tells Sam that he and Kevin need to stay and work with Crowley to decipher the tablet.  Crowley agrees to help Sam and Kevin but in return he wants one phone call to hell. 

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Nate Winchester's Journal

sweetondean's Wrap-Up
Far Away Eyes' Review

Thoughts On...by Elle
Threads
Photo Gallery
 



 
9.07 - Bad Boys

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Original Air Date:  November 19, 2013
Written By: Adam Glass
Directed By:  Kevin Parks

Dean gets a call from an old friend named Sonny (guest star Blake Gibbons) asking for help with a ghost.  Sonny runs a home for delinquent boys, and Dean was sent there for stealing food when he was younger.  Sam is stunned he never knew this about his brother and asks for more information, but Dean dodges his questions.  Another murder occurs while Sam and Dean are at the house, so they scramble to find the culprit before anyone else dies.  Meanwhile, Dean looks up an old girlfriend (guest star Erin Karpluk) and recalls his time at the house.

Preview

Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Nate Winchester's Journal

sweetondean's Wrap-Up
Far Away Eyes' Review

Thoughts On...Elle
Threads
Photo Gallery
 



 
9.08 - Rock and a Hard Place

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Original Air Date:  November 26, 2013
Written By: Jenny Klein
Directed By:  Johnny MacCarthy

Sheriff Mills (guest star Kim Rhodes) calls Sam and Dean for help investigating multiple murders in her small town.  Discovering all four victims belonged to the same church chastity group, Sam and Dean decide to infiltrate by joining the group themselves.  When Dean disappears, Sam and Sheriff Mills realize whatever they are hunting has taken Dean too and team up to rescue him.
 
 
Preview

Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
sweetondean's Wrap-Up

Nate Winchester's Journal

Thoughts On...by Elle
Threads
Photo Gallery
 



 
9.09 - Holy Terror

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Original Air Date:  December 3, 2013

Written By: Eugenie Ross-Leming and Brad Buckner
Directed By:  Thomas J. Wright

 
After a massive angel slaughter occurs, Sam and Dean arrive at the scene to investigate and are surprised to run into Castiel. While investigating, Castiel is captured and tortured. Meanwhile, Dean questions Ezekiel's demands and wonders if it might be time to tell Sam the truth.

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate

Sofia's Review

Robin's Rambles

sweetondean's Wrap-Up

Nate Winchester's Journal
Far Away Eyes' Review
The Good…They Die Young...

Threads by Nightsky

Thought's On…by Elle

Photo Gallery
 



 
9.10 - Road Trip

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Original Air Date:  January 14, 2014

Written By: Andrew Dabb
Directed By:  Robert Singer

Dean is devastated after Kevin's death and vows to find the angel that killed him, not only to free Sam, but to seek revenge. Castiel arrives at the bunker and suggests they try to separate Sam's brain from the angel's so they can talk to Sam and have him expel Gadreel.  However, there's one small problem: the only person who knows how to do that is Crowley. 

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
Robin's Rambles
Far Away Eyes' Review
Threads
Nate Winchester's Remix
Gerry's Review - Healing Journeys
Photo Gallery


9.11 - First Born

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Original Air Date:  January 21, 2014

Written By: Robbie Thompson
Directed By: John Badham

 
Looking to reclaim his place as King of Hell, Crowley asks Dean for help finding "The First Blade," the only blade that can kill Abaddon (guest star Alaina Huffman). Knowing he owes Crowley a favor for helping Sam, and also wanting Abaddon dead himself, Dean reluctantly agrees and the two set off on a road trip. However, Dean and Crowley are completely unprepared when they find out who has the blade - Cain (guest star Omundson), the first son. Meanwhile, Sam is back at the bunker with Castiel who notices there is some leftover grace inside Sam. If they can extract it, they can use the grace to track Gadreel. The only problem is the procedure may do permanent damage to Sam.

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
Robin's Rambles
Far Away Eyes' Review
Threads
Nate Winchester's Remix
Gerry's Review - Changing Perspectives
Photo Gallery


 
9.12 - Sharp Teeth

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Original Air Date:  January 28, 2014

Written By: Adam Glass
Directed By:  John Showalter

After finding out that Garth (guest star DJ Qualls) is in the hospital, Sam and Dean go to check on him. Still carrying the guilt over Kevin, Dean lays into Garth about disappearing and demands to know where he's been. Garth makes an excuse and then hightails it away from the guys. Confused as to why Garth would run from them, Sam and Dean do some investigating and are stunned by what they find. 

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review

Far Away Eyes' Review
Threads
Nate Winchester's Remix
Gerry's Review - If You Want to Be Brothers...
Photo Gallery


 
9.13 - The Purge

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Original Air Date:  February 04, 2014

Written By: Eric Charmelo and Nicole Snyder
Directed By:  Phil Sgriccia

Sam and Dean investigate recent murders where the victims were hundreds of pounds lighter after their deaths.  Suspecting witches, the two go undercover at a fancy day spa that all of the victims had attended for weight loss.  While Sam is hired as a fitness instructor, Dean takes kitchen duty.  After Dean swipes some tainted food and passes out, the guys realize someone is drugging the guests and literally sucking all of the fat out of them until they die.  

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
Robin's Rambles
Far Away Eyes' Review

Threads
Alice's Review in 500 Words or Less
Gerry's Review - Breaking Bonds
Nate Winchester's Caption This

Photo Gallery


 
9.14 - Captives

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Original Air Date:  February 25, 2014

Written By: Robert Berens
Directed By:  Jerry Wanek

Sam and Dean are stunned to discover the Men of Letters’ bunker is haunted.  Their investigation leads them to a storage facility where the demons have been keeping a prize possession.  Meanwhile, Castiel is captured by Bartholomew (guest star Adam Harrington). 

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Alice's Review

Robin's Rambles

Far Away Eyes' Review
Threads
Nate Winchester's Remix
Gerry's Review - Freedom Fighters
Flow Like Water - A Reflection on "Captives"
Photo Gallery


 
9.15 - #THINMAN

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Original Air Date:  March 4, 2014

Written By: Jenny Klein
Directed By:  Jennot Szwarc

A teenage girl (guest star Ali Webb) is killed and the final selfie she took before the attack shows a ghostly figure in the background.  Looking for something to keep them busy, Dean and Sam head to Washington to find the ghost.  While the two interview the girl’s mother, Betty (guest star Maria Marlow), they are surprised when she starts talking about cold spots and fritzing.  When they ask her about bringing up paranormal signs, Betty replies that the “supernaturalists” who called earlier brought it up.  Enter Harry (Travis Wester) and Ed (guest star A.J. Buckley), the famous supernaturalists.  

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
Alice's Review
Far Away Eyes' Review
Nate Winchester's Remix
Gerry's Review - The Play's the Thing
Photo Gallery


9.16 - Blade Runners

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Original Air Date: March 18, 2014

Written By: Eugenie Ross-Leming and Brad Buckner
Directed By:  Serge Ladoucer

 
Dean is frustrated when he can’t reach Crowley, who has promised to find The First Blade. When Crowley finally calls Sam and Dean, he tells them he fell off the wagon and has been injecting human blood and needs their help. To make matters worse, he had a demon (guest star Rebecca Marshall) helping him find blood, but she sold him out and told Abaddon that he and the Winchesters were searching for The First Blade. The brothers need to find the blade before Abaddon does, so they enlist the help of a former member of the Men of Letters (guest star Kavan Smith). Meanwhile, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi appears in a cameo role.

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
Robin's Rambles
Far Away Eyes' Review
 

Threads
Nate Winchester's Remix
Alice's Review in 500 Words of Less
Gerry's Review - Take Me To My Brother
Photo Gallery


9.17 - Mother's Little Helper

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Original Air Date: March 25, 2014

Written By: Adam Glass
Directed By:  Misha Collins

 
Dean struggles with the after effects of the Mark of Cain.  Meanwhile, Sam hears about a case where straight-laced people are turning into violent murderers.  Sam suspects possession and suggests to Dean that they investigate, but Dean tells him to go without him.  While interviewing the local townsfolk, Sam meets an elderly woman named Julia (guest star Jenny O’Hara), who tells him the Men of Letters came to town in 1958.  Julia tells Sam the story of a young man named Henry Winchester (guest star Gil McKinney) and his female companion, Josie Sands (guest star Alaina Huffman).  While Sam is away, Crowley tests Dean.  

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
Robin's Rambles
Far Away Eyes' Review
Threads
Gerry's Review - Be Careful What You Wish For
Nate Winchester's Remix
Photo Gallery


 
9.18 - Meta Fiction

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Original Air Date: April 15, 2014
Written By: Robbie Thompson
Directed By:  Thomas J. Wright

Metatron (Curtis Armstrong) attempts to get Castiel to join forces with him. Still furious with Metatron, Castiel  refuses, which sets a surprising plan in motion.  Meanwhile, Sam and Dean capture Gadreel (Tahmoh Penikett).

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
Robin's Rambles
Alice's Review
Far Away Eyes' Review
Threads
Supernatural University: Meta Fiction - You Decide
Nate Winchester's Remix
Photo Gallery


 
9.19 - Alex Annie Alexis Ann

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Original Air Date: April 22, 2014
Written By: Robert Berens
Directed By:  Stefan Pleszczynski

Sheriff Mills (guest star Kim Rhodes) calls Sam and Dean after she kills a vampire who attacked a prisoner named Annie (guest star Katherine Ramdeen). They discover Annie was kidnapped by a family of vampires who use her as bait to lure in humans they can then feed on. Sheriff Mills tries to rescue Annie from her captors, but finds out the hard way that family always comes first.

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
Robin's Rambles
Threads
Gerry's Review - Parallel Tracks
Far Away Eyes' Review
Nate Winchester's Remix
Photo Gallery


9.20 - Bloodlines

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Original Air Date:  April 29, 2014

Written By:  Andrew Dabb
Directed By:  Robert Singer

 
Sam and Dean investigate a case in Chicago, where they discover that various mafia-esque monster families are, unknown to humans, running the underbelly of Chicago. One is a family of shapeshifters run by Margo Lassiter (guest stars Danielle Savre), whose leadership is thrown into question when her brother David (guest star Nathaniel Buzolic) returns home. The other reigning family in town is made up of werewolves, lead by Julian Duval (guest star Sean Faris). While in Chicago, Sam and Dean meet Ennis (guest star Lucien Laviscount), a man with a personal vendetta against the monsters. The Winchesters warn Ennis about heading into the hunter lifestyle, but Ennis refuses to listen and starts down a dangerous path.

Behind the Scenes of Supernatural: Bloodlines
Supernatural Bingo

Let's Speculate
Gerry's Review: Bloodlines Lacks Bite
Sofia's Review
Dear Mr. Dabb: Thoughts of Supernatural: Bloodlines
CW Scheduling Clinic: Yes or No to Bloodlines?
Far Away Eyes' Review
Photo Gallery

 
9.21 - King of the Damned

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Original Air Date:  May 6, 2014

Written By:  Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming
Directed By:  P.J. Pesce

Castiel captures one of Metatron’s angels (guest star Gordon Woolvet) and asks Sam and Dean for help with the interrogation. Dean eagerly accepts, which doesn’t go unnoticed by Sam. Meanwhile, Abaddon (guest star Alaina Huffman) demands Crowley help her kill Sam and Dean. When he refuses, she reveals her shocking bargaining chip. Also, Castiel sets a meeting with Gadreel (guest star Tahmoh Penikett).

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review
Robin's Rambles
Threads
Gerry's Review - You Cannot Wield It
Far Away Eyes' Review
Nate Winchester's Remix
Photo Gallery

 
9.22 - Stairway To Heaven

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Original Air Date:  May 13, 2014

Written By:  Andrew Dabb
Directed By:  Guy Bee

After a massive attack on the angels, Castiel calls Sam and Dean for help.  As they leave, Dean’s eagerness to bring the First Blade doesn’t go unnoticed by Sam who is worried about the cost to his brother whenever he uses the Blade.  Meanwhile, Castiel is shocked when he learns the angel that caused the attack was one of his followers and did it in his name.  Dean discovers there is a conspiracy amongst Castiel’s angel followers and at the heart of it is Tessa, the Reaper. 

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Sofia's Review

Threads
Alice's Review - aka There's Still No Plan
Far Away Eyes' Review
Nate Winchester's Remix
Photo Gallery
 
9.23 - Do You Believe In Miracles? 

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Original Air Date:  May 20, 2014

Written By:  Jeremy Carver
Directed By:  Thomas J. Wright

Dean feels the effects of the First Blade, and Metatron (guest star Curtis Armstrong) makes his move against humanity. Meanwhile, Sam, Dean and Castiel face shocking consequences when taking the fight to Metatron.

Preview
Supernatural Bingo
Let's Speculate
Alice's Review - An Ideal Finale
Robin's Rambles
Do You Believe in Miracles - A Week Later
Gerry's Review - All You Need is Love
Far Away Eyes' Review
Threads
Nate Winchester's Remix

Photo Gallery