There have been a total of 327 episodes that aired over 15 seasons. The majority of these episodes are extremely entertaining, and while some of these episodes progressed the storylines, some served as the fillers. Supernatural is one of the few shows that was never afraid to experiment, from breaking the fourth wall to entering the universe of cartoons, Supernatural should also be remembered for its creativity and pushing the envelope. Out of all episodes, which episode is your favorite, and why so?
So Take A Look At Interesting Facts About the Popular Episodes Of Supernatural
The episode ‘Scoobynatural’ of Season 13 saw The Winchesters and Castiel get transported into the Scooby Universe where they must team up with the Scooby gang and put an end to a ‘Supernatural’ mystery. Even though SPN has featured references to other shows, movies, and media. But this is the first episode where an actual crossover happened. This is also the second SPN episode that featured animation, in the earlier S8 Episode ‘Hunteri Heroici’ where the Winchesters come across demise that has happened in a cartoonish fashion.
Season 1 marked the beginning of an epic journey. The first season had a completely different vibe. It was a time when Eric Kripke and the team were still trying to find out what would work. Many of fans consider this episode to be one of the worst episodes. Even Kripke admitted that it’s not one of his favorite episodes. At the 2015 fan convention, Jensen talked about the making of the episode ‘Bees’. On the episode set, the crew members were in their bee-protective outfits whereas Sam & Dean didn’t get one. There were nearly 60k bees, but the bee wrangler convinced them that bees won’t harm them as long as they do not provoke them. The stars of the show ended up getting stung by the bees. But the worst part is since the bees weren’t clearly visible on the camera so they edited the scene using CGI VFX which made the efforts of Jared & Jensen useless.
5. NO REST FOR THE WICKED
This finale episode of Season 3 originally had a ‘nasty’ final scene planned for Dean Winchester who gets dragged by the hellhounds. The original plan involved meat hooks and a visual of a slaughterhouse. But as different people have different conceptualizations of the underworld, they decided to keep it vague in the end.
4. FAN FICTION
Fan Fiction is the 200 episode of the Supernatural which is a huge achievement. The episode threw an eastern egg to celebrate this milestone, the hotel room in the episode is 200. This episode is famous for breaking the fourth wall when it acknowledged ‘Fan Fiction’ which is the fiction work constructed by the fans. A fan fiction work could drastically differ from the Original TV show or media. After all, it’s a story told from a fan’s perspective. This episode acknowledged the fan pairings such as Destiel. Dean explains it in the best manner that it’s okay for the fans to have their own unique interpretation of the show because that’s what makes the show special. This is the third episode to include the word ‘Fiction’ in its title after Slash Fiction (S7) and Meta Fiction (S9).
3. SWAN SONG
Swan Song is the highest-rated episode of the show on IMDB. This was supposed to be the final episode of the show, but the Network decided to continue the show due to its immense ratings and popularity. The climax of the episode has been filmed at Stull Cemetery. Kripke learned about this Cemetery from his friend, it is well-known for his urban legends. It’s because of Stull Cemetery, Kripke decided the Winchesters be from Lawrence, Kansas.
You would be surprised that the original draft for the pilot episode had some significant differences. A demon causes an accident in which Mary meets her demise, but John Survives. But this was changed to Mary meeting her demise in Sam’s room at the hands of Azazel. The last name of our protagonists was supposed to be Harrison, but it was modified to Winchester due to legal reasons. There was an idea that both the boys would be raised by their uncle and aunt without being aware of their true hunter heritage. There’s a scene where Sam Winchester comes across an article posted on the wall which mentions the name ‘Deanna Kripke’ which is actually the name of the wife of the show’s creator.
The actress Saraj Jane Redmon has appeared in the Season 5 Episode ‘Changing Channels’ and in the Season 11 Episode ‘Baby’ playing the role of Lily Markham. Interestingly, she played the role of Nell in Smallville which also featured Jensen Ackles. The entire episode takes place from the perspective of Baby. This makes this episode very unique and special. For this episode, lots of effort was involved in filming the scenes. The crew placed the cameras not only on the car but also into the car in such a fashion it doesn’t affect its driving. Jensen and Jared had to rely on their own judgment while filming the scenes as there were no cues from the crew members for the scenes. Baby is the first episode where Dean addresses Sam using the name ‘Samuel’.