In the third-season opener, Sam and Dean team up with Bobby (Jim Beaver), but they have their hands full as they battle seven deadly demons who use the dark side of human nature to their advantage. Tamara: Caroline Chikezie. Isaac: Peter Macon.
Dean visits Lisa (Cindy Sampson), an old girlfriend he dated nine years ago, and is shocked to learn not only that she has an 8-year-old son named Ben (Nicholas Elias), but that the boy looks just like him. Later, Sam and Dean help when Ben goes missing; and Ruby contacts Sam with information about his mom.
Sam and Dean come into possession of a rabbit's foot that belonged to their dad, but it's not necessarily good luck, because if it's lost, death follows within a week. Gordon: Sterling K. Brown. Bela Talbot: Lauren Cohan. Bobby: Jim Beaver.
Once upon a time, Sam and Dean visit a strange town where mysterious deaths seemed linked to fairy tales. Meanwhile, Sam summons the Crossroad Demon (Sandra McCoy) and threatens her with the rebuilt Colt unless Dean is released from the deal.
Sam and Dean learn that a male vampire is using human blood to turn women into unsuspecting bloodsuckers. Meanwhile, Sam is being pursued by Gordon, who has escaped from jail and become a much more dangerous threat. Dixon: Matthew Humphreys. Gordon: Sterling K. Brown. Lucy: Mercedes McNab.
Sam and Dean investigate murders committed by an anti-Santa who pulls his victims up the chimney; and Dean wants to celebrate a traditional Christmas since it will be his last, but Sam refuses, not wanting to accept that Dean won't be around next year.
Bobby is poisoned with a dream potion and lapses into a deadly coma, so Sam and Dean take the potion themselves to enter the dream and save him, but to do so they all must confront their own personal nightmares. Bela Talbot: Lauren Cohan.
Dean is shot and killed while investigating the disappearance of a man with Sam, who is stunned when he wakes up the next morning to find his brother alive and well. Then he realizes he is reliving the previous day and tries to prevent Dean's death.
Sam and Dean are double-crossed by Bela (Lauren Cohan), who has them arrested, but when Agent Henriksen (C. Malik Whitfield) arrives at the jail to take them, he discovers they've been surrounded by demons intent on killing everyone.
Sam and Dean star in a paranormal reality show that takes them to an abandoned estate that turns into one of the most haunted places in the U.S. for one night each year. Ed Zeddmore: A. J. Buckley. Harry Spengler: Travis Wester.
Dean gets a mysterious phone call that appears to be from his dad (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), explaining how to get out of the deal, and he decides to follow the advice despite the fact that Sam doesn't believe it was really John on the line.
Sam and Dean investigate zombies in a small Pennsylvania town, where they find a doctor (Billy Drago) with a sinister agenda. Meanwhile, Bobby learns where Bela (Lauren Cohan) is hiding, so Dean confronts her, leaving Sam to deal with the doctor.
In the third-season ender, Sam summons Ruby (Katie Cassidy) for help as time begins running out for Dean. The brothers, against Ruby's advice, steal her knife and, with Bobby's help, prepare to face off against Lillith and her infernal minions in New Harmony, Ind. Bobby: Jim Beaver.