An American TV series about brothers who hunt demons and other supernatural beings

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How did Castiel break into Lucifer's cage? Why was Raphael unable to?

We know it was Castiel who broke into Lucifer's cage to release Sam's body, but has it ever been explained how he done this? I was thinking that he used the Rings of the Horsemen, but didn't Death get ...
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Why didn't an Archangel rescue You-Know-Who from hell?

Saving Dean from the hell was probably one of the most high-profile task the angels had been set with for possibly thousands of years (probably right up there with Michael banishing Lucifer from ...
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Story-identification - 70s or 80s - Occult/Paranormal/Magic

in the early 90s I read through some of my dad's book collection. I'm pretty sure that the story in question was spread over multiple books and would love to reread it/them now I am older. They were ...
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Why didn't the cure complete the third trial?

In Season 8, Sam and Dean try to complete three trials to close the gates of Hell. The third trial is to cure a demon, but Dean calls it off when he finds out Sam would die when he completes it. In ...
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How did Marie find Dean's Amulet and is the episode hinting to you know who's return?

In Season 10 Episode 5 of Supernatural, Marie ends up giving Dean back his amulet. How did she know it was the real thing?
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Is there any evidence that Frank Deveraux is really dead?

(Possible spoilers for seasons 8–10) In Supernatural Season 7 a character called Frank Deveraux apparently died. But for several reasons he could still be alive? He was highly intelligent and he ...
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Can a non-angel become one by stealing an angel's Grace?

Later on in *Supernatural, Could a human, demon, or other creature kill an angel and steal the angel's Grace, and thus become an angel?
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Supernatural, good demons?

Now I'm fairly new to the Supernatural franchise (I just started season 3) but I ended up either accidentally reading too much wikia's or my friends have told me about things so I know a fair bit into ...
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Why was there no swine flu in our universe in Supernatural The French Mistake?

In The French Mistake, Sam does some research into the history of our universe and finds that none of the apocalyptic events that look place in Season 5 in his universe, occurred in ours. However, I'm ...
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Why did Sam have to drink demon blood to contain Lucifer if he was his true vessel?

Castiel said drinking demon blood would strengthen the vessel and stop it from exploding, but wasn't Sam Lucifer's true vessel? So why would he need to have drunk demon blood? I'm pretty sure Dean ...
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What happens to prophets that have fulfilled their tasks?

In the CW's Supernatural, there have been 2 prophets: Chuck Shurly and Kevin Tran. but Chuck simply vanished when he was no longer needed, but what happened to his host (as in the Chuck Shurly ...
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Does an anti possession tattoo have to be over the heart?

In Supernatural, Sam and Dean both have anti possession tattoos over their hearts. But, in Season 3 Episode 12, "Jus in Bello", the Winchesters gave Nancy Fitzgerald, a secretary, a necklace of an ...
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Supernatural Season 9 - Is this character a Knight of Hell?

There are HUGE spoilers in this question, and if you haven't watched the final episode of supernatural Season 9, stop reading right now. Okay, here's the question:
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Why didn't they just spare Michael out of the cage?

Now Angels are fighting and killing each other just because they need RULES and A LEADER, and Michael definitely is the leader. Why not just spare him and then every problem will be solved quite ...
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Is there an explanation for the run of self-referential episodes in Supernatural Season 4?

I'm currently watching Supernatural for the first time on Neflix. In Season 4, there are several extremely self-referential episodes in a row. They are: 4.17 "It's a Terrible Life" 4.18 "The ...
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In Supernatural, how many bullets were in the Colt?

In Supernatural, the legendary Colt was supposed to have had only thirteen bullets until Bobby makes more. But I count fourteen. When they got the Colt they had five bullets, then according to legend ...
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What happens to Angels or Demons in Supernatural when they die?

Obviously, when humans die in Supernatural, they go to heaven or hell, or just stick around as ghosts. But what happens to Angels and Demons? We all know (in the show) that they exist, and that you ...
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How did Crowley get the syringe?

In the Supernatural episode "Heaven Can't Wait" (S09E06) Crowley seems to have nicked one of Sam's syringes and is seen injecting himself. Since he seems well-confined to the Demon Trap, how did he ...
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Supernatural (TV): Sam in Season 9 [Spoilers]

This question contains spoilers for Season 9 of Supernatual. It is revealed in episode 9x09, Holy Terror, that So the real question is:
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In Season 8 Why are Demons immune to holy water?

In season 8 Episode 21 Kevin is trapped in Crowley's alternate dimension of Garth's house boat... Kevin hears a knock, goes to open the door of the house boat and sprays "Dean" (whom is a Demon in ...
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What demons are associated with electricity surges in Supernatural?

Besides the yellow-eyed demon, what demons or spirits were associated with power surges in the show?
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Is there a listing of story arc episodes of Supernatural?

I just started season 3, and I'm getting a bit tired of the "Monster of the Week" episodes, that don't further the main story arcs. With several more seasons to go, I'm ready to start skipping ...
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Are all the false names used by Dean Winchester musicians' names?

Whenever Dean Winchester pretends to be a policeman, a FBI agent or the like, he'll give a false name. I distinctly remember him introducing himself and his brother as Agent Angus and Agent Young in ...
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Question about Supernatural Season 8 finale

In the season final of Supernatural (season 8), we see: We've seen our share of angels in the past and we know that they don't look humans in Heaven, they just posses human vessels when they come ...
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Who're the archangels, come season 8?

Towards the end of season 8 Dean and Sam find: Who references when talking to Naomi, what first happened when god left, to paraphrase, that "You Archangels" schemed and tried to extract information ...
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Why not kill Lucifer with the angel knife? [duplicate]

I have seen all the episodes of Supernatural, going back on the 5th season, when they are trying to kill Lucifer, why not just use the angel knife? The Colt didn't work, the demon knife won't work ...
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What separates the Winchesters from witches?

In the show Supernatural, the Winchester brothers frequently cast various spells. Summoning angels or demons, warding angels, binding demons, etc. are all spells that they often use in their work. ...
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Where does the monster go after getting murdered in Purgatory?

And I quote "If you murder a monster in monster heaven where does it go?" - Castiel, Supernatural Season 8 Episode 5 Vampires, Leviathans, werewolves etc. suffer in Purgatory after getting murdered ...
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Matters the Prophet is purposely leaving out

In the TV series Supernatural, S04E18, "The Monster at the End of This Book", Cass says that, "These things that he is writing would one day be known as God's word" but later in the same episode the ...
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Why not just chop off the head of the Leviathan posing as Dick Roman?

In the television series, Supernatural, in Season 7, it is established that a Leviathan can be killed (or at-least nicely dealt with) by chopping the head off and keeping it's head and body far apart. ...
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No one caring about the Prophet of the Lord [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where’s Kevin’s archangel? In the television series, Supernatural in S04E18, it is established that when a prophet is protected by a lot of angels and if the prophet and ...
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How can the prophet fail to anticipate some events?

In the television series Supernatural, episode S04E18, at the end when Dean comes to the prophet's house to take him to the motel, the prophet of the Lord cries out, "Hey, I never wrote this." How ...
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Why sprinkle Holy water on each other?

In the first episodes of the later series of the Supernatural TV show, it is shown that Sam and Dean meet after a long time and check each other out by Holy water, Silver Knife, Salt and what not. It ...
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Can Ghosts hold on to their Intellectual property? [closed]

In the TV series Supernatural, and many other movies/stories we see that ghosts stay on Earth because of some item of theirs instead of going to Heaven/Hell. And burning/destroying that item is the ...
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Purpose of sending Dean into past in Supernaturals S04E03?

In Episode 3 ("The Beginning") of the 4th Season of the Supernatural Series, why does the Angel send Dean back in time? At the starting of the series, the Angel asks Dean to "Stop It", but at the end ...
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How long does holy water keep?

In the supernatural series it seems that making holy water, of any size is achieved by submersing a cross into a body of water, saying a prayer, and boom. You're done. But how long does it keep? ...
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What are the limits to the magical knives in Supernatural?

There are two kinds of magical knives that we've seen in supernatural so far: 'Ruby's knife' the magical demon killing knife Angel Knives which kills angels. It seems from what I can recall Ruby's ...
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Who're the 5 beings Samuel Colt's gun couldn't kill?

In the supernatural series, we find out about 'The Colt', a special gun, as John Winschester puts it: John WinchesterBack in 1835, when Halley's Comet was overhead, same night those men died at ...
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How did Lilith hold the contract?

Apologies for the block of spoiler text: Throughout season three: Normally a Cross Road's demon holds the contracts on a soul, as they are the ones who the brother's have manipulated to get them ...
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What is the amulet of Hesperus?

In Supernatural season 8 - What's up Tiger Mommy? the first item up for auction is the Amulet of Hesperus. I know that Hesperus is the ancient god Venus, but I find no mention of a necklace. Did one ...
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Who bid for Mjolnir?

In the latest episode of supernatural Season 8, Episode 2 - What's Up, Tiger Mommy?, who do we see bidding for Mjolnir? I strongly suspect that it was Loki, one of the few I can think of that would ...
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Are there any prerequisites to wielding Mjolnir in supernatural

I know Mjolnir has been done to death on this site, but I've just seen Sam Winchester smash in some supernatural faces with Mjolnir. Does Mjolnir have the same requirements for use in the supernatural ...
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When did Sam & Dean stop saving possessed people and start killing?

This has been bothering me for a while. In early encounters with demons, Sam & Dean (and Bobby) would capture a demon and perform an exorcism to try to save the person who was possessed. ...
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Where's Kevin's archangel?

In the TV series Supernatural, when we were first introduced to prophets, we learned they're always protected by an archangel. These serve to keep the prophet safe from harm. However, in Season 7, ...
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Is Crowley a normal demon?

Most demons in Supernatural appear in two ways, either the dark smokey form, or by possessing someone. A demon can leave a body at will and has no trouble possessing someone else almost instantly. As ...
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Leprechaun and Vampire - a Mythical link?

In Supernatural, the brothers are advised in the episode Clap Your Hands If You Believe that spilling salt in front of the Leprechaun will slow it down, as he is compelled to count the grains. I ...
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Why not possess the Winchester bros?

I'm working my way through Supernatural (currently just started season 2, so use spoiler tags please), and something's bugging me. It seems like demons (and some of the other creatures) who are being ...
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Does Dean's reaper, Tessa always appear the same?

Ever since being possessed by Azazel, Tessa has appeared to Dean as Tessa, a young woman with brown hair. This is despite reapers not having an age, gender etc. Is this Tessa making an effort for ...
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Who put the seals on Lucifer's cage?

I've just read the supernatural wiki on Lucifer's Cage, and it mentions both the cage and the seals are created by God. That's all well and good but i see no reference to it in the show. I know it ...