Jensen Ackles, Mark Sheppard, Jared Padalecki Jensen Ackles, Mark Sheppard, Jared Padalecki

The King of Hell took a major hit last season on Supernatural. In fact, Crowley (Mark Sheppard) quite enjoyed taking hits once he got addicted to human blood.

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But as always, Crowley found a way to turn this obstacle into an advantage. "Crowley didn't choose to be addicted," producer Robbie Thompson explains in an exclusive video from the Season 9 DVD. "But I think the true genius of Crowley is he's the best improviser. ... Once he was victimized by it, he took that and was like, 'OK, how do I use this to my advantage?'"

To learn more about Crowley, including why Sheppard says the demon is so special, check out this behind-the-scenes video.

The Supernatural Season 9 DVD is out Tuesday and Season 10 returns Tuesday, Oct. 7 at 9/8c on The CW.

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