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Season Twelve General Articles


 
 
12.01 - Keep Calm and Carry On 


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Original Air Date:  October 13, 2016
Written By:  Andrew Dabb
Directed By:  Phil Sgriccia

KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON - Dean is overwhelmed as he comes face to face with his mom, Mary Winchester (guest star Samantha Smith). Meanwhile, Sam is fighting for his life after Toni, from the Woman of Letters, shot him.
12.02 - Mamma Mia

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Original Air Date: October 20, 2016
Written By: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming
Directed By: Thomas J. Wright

 
MAMMA MIA - Dean, Castiel and Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) have a lead on Sam and set out to rescue him. Dean is uncomfortable with putting Mary in danger but she insists on going along. Meanwhile, Crowley is tipped off that Lucifer has taken over the body of rock star Vince Vicente (guest star Rick Springfield). 
 
 12.03 - The Foundry

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Original Air Date: October 27, 2016
Written By: Robert Berens
Directed By: Robert Singer

 
OH BABY – When a crying baby leads to death in a mysterious abandoned house, Mary (guest star Samantha Smith), Sam and Dean decide to investigate. Meanwhile, Castiel’s hunt for Lucifer (guest star Rick Springfield) leads him, begrudgingly, to partner up with Crowley
 
12.04 - American Nightmare

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Original Air Date: November 3, 2016
Written By: Davy Perez

Directed By: John F. Showalter

 OFF THE GRID – Sam and Dean investigate a case that leads them to a devout religious family that lives off the grid. The brothers realize that the parents are hiding a huge secret that could destroy them all. Meanwhile, Dean struggles to accept Mary’s (guest star Samantha Smith) latest decision
 
 12.05 - The One You've Been Waiting For

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Original Air Date: November 10, 2015

Written By: Meredith Glynn
Directed By: Nina Lopez-Corrado
EVERYBODY STILL HATES HITLER – After learning that the soul of Adolf Hitler has been trapped in a 1930’s gold pocket watch, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) must act quickly to prevent a group of Nazi necromancers from resurrecting the Füror. Meredith Glynn penned the episode directed by Nina Lopez-Corrado.
 
 12.06 - Celebrating the Life of Asa Fox
 
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Original airdate November 17, 2016
Written By: Steven Yockey
Directed By:  John Badham
THREE WINCHESTERS ARE BETTER THAN ONE – When hunters gather together to celebrate the life and tragic death of one of their own, Sam, Dean and Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) must take action when a demon starts picking off hunters one by one 
12.07 - Rock Never Dies
 
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Original Air Date: December 1, 2016
Written By: Robert Berens
Directed By: Eduardo Sanchez
RICK SPRINGFIELD ROCKS OUT AS LUCIFER – Lucifer (Rick Springfield) realizes that as rock star Vince Vincente, he can get his fans to do whatever he wants. Thrilled with this power, Lucifer arranges to play a secret VIP concert in order to kill all of them. Sam, Dean and Castiel enter the underbelly of the music industry to try to stop him.
 12.08 - LOTUS
 
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Original Air Date: December 8, 2016
Written By: Eugenie Ross-Leming and Brad Buckner
Directed By: Phil Sgriccia
THE CHASE CONTINUES – Lucifer’s search for power and influence in a vessel lands him in the White House. The President of The United States (guest star David Chisum) unknowingly makes a deal with the devil, leading Sam, Dean, Castiel , Crowley and Rowena (guest star Ruth Connell) to band together to fight the Dark Lord.
12.09 - First Blood
 
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Original Air Date: January 26, 2017
Written By: Andrew Dabb
Directed By: Robert Singer
After being arrested for the attempted assassination of the President of The United States, Sam and Dean (Jensen Ackles) must find a way out of an underground, government-run, detention facility in the middle of nowhere. Determined to find her sons, Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) and Castiel seek assistance from an unlikely source.
12.10 - Lily Sunder Has Some Regrets
 
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Original Air Date: February 2, 2017
Written By: Steve Yockey
Directed By: Thomas J. Wright
ANGELS AMONG US – Lily Sunder (guest star Alicia Witt) steeps herself in black magic, honing her powers for over a century, waiting to exact revenge on a band of angels that murdered her family. Sam and Dean must work quickly to stop Castiel from becoming her next victim.
 12.11 - Regarding Dean
 
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Original Airdate: February 9, 2017
Written By: Meredith Glynn
Directed By: John Badham
DEAN LOSES HIS MEMORY – Sam enlists Rowena’s help to track down an old world, powerful family of witches after Dean (gets hit by a spell that is rapidly erasing his memory.
 
12.12 - Stuck In The Middle (With You)
 
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Original Airdate: February 16, 2017
Written By: Davy Perez
Directed By: Richard Speight, Jr.
Mary asks Sam, Dean and Castiel for help on a case she’s working but neglects to mention the British Men of Letters are involved. When Mary is double crossed, everything is revealed.
 
12.13 - Family Feud
 
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Original Air Date: February 23, 2017
Written By: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming
Directed By: P.J. Pence
 
SAM AND DEAN ASK ROWENA TO FIND CROWLEY’S SON – When Sam and Dean look into a murder at a museum, they learn a ghost from a merchant ship that sunk in 1723 may be at the heart of the mystery. After realizing “The Star” was the same ship that Crowley’s son Gavin McLeod (guest star Theo Devaney) should have been aboard, they enlist help from Rowena (guest star Ruth Connell) to track Gavin down. Kelly Kline (guest star Courtney Ford), still pregnant with Lucifer’s child, takes refuge with a demon after an angel attempts to kill her.
 
12.14 - The Raid
 
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Original Air Date: March 2, 2017
Written By: Robert Berens
Directed By: John McCarthy
SAMMY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER – A chance to take out a nest of vampires backfires when the alpha-vamp shows up and turns the tables on Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) and The British Men of Letters, who are doing their best to recruit Sam and Dean.
 
12.15 - Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell
 
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Original Airdate: March 9, 2017
Written By: Davy Perez
Directed By: Nina Lopez-Corrado
THE HOUNDS OF HELL – An attack by an invisible hellhound at a campsite leads Sam and Dean to investigate the mysterious circumstances. Meanwhile, two of Crowley’s (Mark A. Sheppard) own personal demons uncover what he has been hiding. Castiel (Misha Collins) gets a lead on Kelly Kline.
 
12.16 - Ladies Drink Free
 
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Original Airdate: March 30, 2017
Written By: Meredith Glynn
Directed By: Amyn Kaderali
 
A WOLF IN THE NIGHT – Sam and Dean  let Mick Davies (guest star Adam Fergus) tag along on a case as they search for a werewolf. The three men run into Claire Novak (guest star Kathryn Love Newton), also working the hunt. However, the reunion is short lived after Claire is bitten and the brothers race to find a way to help her before she turns.
 
12.17 - The British Invasion
 
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Original Airdate: April 6, 2017
Written By: Eugenie Ross-Leming & Brad Buckner
Directed By: John Showalter
THE WINCHESTERS FIND KELLY KLINE – Sam and Dean get a lead on Kelly Kline’s (guest star Courtney Ford) whereabouts. Mick (guest star Adam Fergus) drops by the bunker unexpectedly and decides to join the hunt. 
 
12.18 - The Memory Remains
 
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Original Airdate: April 12, 2017
Written By: John Bring
Directed By: Phil Sgriccia
 
SECRETS AND LIES – Sam and Dean investigate a missing person’s case in a small town. The lead witness tells the Winchesters the attacker was a man with the head of a goat. Sam and Dean aren’t sure what to believe but when the witness goes missing they realize the town is hiding a dark secret. 
 
 
12.19 - The Future
 
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Original Air Date: April 27, 2017
Written By: Robert Berens and Meredith Glynn
Directed By: Amanda Tapping.
 

KELLY MAKES A BOLD CHOICE – Sam comes up with a way to stop Lucifer’s (Mark Pellegrino) baby but Castiel has something else in mind for Kelly (guest star Courtney Ford). Dean is furious when he finds out someone stole the colt. Kelly makes a bold choice about the baby’s future.
 
12.20 - Twigs & Twine & Tasha Banes
 
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Original Air Date: May 4, 2017
Written By: Steve Yockey
Directed By: Richard Speight, Jr.
 

RICHARD SPEIGHT, JR. DIRECTS – Alicia Banes (guest star Kara Royster) calls Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) for help after her mother, Tasha (guest star Alvina August), goes missing. Sam answers Mary’s phone and he and Dean head out to help Alicia and her twin brother, Max (guest star Kendrick Sampson), find their mother who was hunting a powerful witch. Meanwhile, Mary starts to have some doubts about the British Men of Letters.
 
 
12.21 - There's Something About Mary
 
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Original Air Date: May 11, 2017
Written By: Brad Buckner & Eugenie Ross-Leming
Directed By: PJ Pesce
 
MARY VS. TONI BEVELL – Sam and Dean are alarmed when they learn hunters are being killed by suspicious “accidents” all over the country. They decide it is best to find Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) and make sure she’s safe. Meanwhile, Toni (guest star Elizabeth Blackmore) is back in the states and she and Mary face off. 
 
 
12.22 - Who We Are
 
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Original Air Date: May 18, 2017
Written By: Robert Berens
Directed By: John Showalter



FAMILY - Caught in a dangerous situation, Sam and Dean only have each other to rely on. Meanwhile, the fight between the American Hunters and the British Hunters comes to a head. 
 
 
12.23 -  All Along the Watchtower
 
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Original Air Date: May 18, 2017
Written By: Andrew Dabb
Directed By: Robert Singer
 
EPIC SEASON FINALE - Lucifer (Mark Pellegrino) battles Sam, Dean and Castiel (Misha Collins) for control of his unborn child.