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Supernatural Season 8 Episodes

23 Episodes 2012 - 2013

The eighth season of Supernatural finds Dean (Jensen Ackles) in hot pursuit of Sam (Jared Padalecki) after escaping purgatory. He is shocked to realize Sam opted not to try and rescue Dean; rather, he has decided to live a normal life with his newfound girlfriend, a veterinarian named Amelia (Liane Balaban). Eventually, Sam returns to the cause to help Kevin Tran (Osric Chau), a prophet of the lord, translate the writing on a tablet that contains the instructions to permanently close the Gates of Hell. A twist of fate leaves Sam responsible for completing a series of trials that would close both Heaven and Hell, but the wildcard Metatron (guest star Curtis Armstrong), a former servant of God, has other plans in mind. Meanwhile, Castiel (Misha Collins) struggles to rid himself of Naomi (Amanda Tapping), an angel controlling Castiel from Heaven.

Episode 1

We Need to Talk About Kevin

Wed, Oct 3, 2012 60 mins

The eighth season begins with Sam and Dean being reunited after a year apart. Dean departs purgatory and locates Sam, but Sam finds it difficult to leave the life he enjoys to join Dean on a new hunt.

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Episode 2

What's Up, Tiger Mommy?

Wed, Oct 10, 2012 60 mins

Sam and Dean rescue Kevin's mother from demons and take her on their quest to find the tablet.

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Episode 3


Wed, Oct 17, 2012 60 mins

Sam and Dean investigate a series of murders involving victims who each received organs from the same donor.

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Episode 4


Wed, Oct 24, 2012 60 mins

Sam and Dean investigate a bizarre murder in a college town. Their probe leads them to an apartment where they find two dead bodies and a computer with some disturbing footage that indicates the deaths may be the result of an unusual animal attack.

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Episode 5

Blood Brother

Wed, Oct 31, 2012 60 mins

Benny is beat up by vampires and calls Dean for help. Meanwhile, Sam reflects on the life he left behind with Amelia.

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Episode 6

Southern Comfort

Wed, Nov 7, 2012 60 mins

Sam and Dean encounter an avenging ghost responsible for a murder.

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Episode 7

A Little Slice of Kevin

Wed, Nov 14, 2012 60 mins

Mrs. Tran and Kevin create a demon bomb to use against Crowley. Meanwhile, Sam and Dean are shocked when Castiel appears and tells them that he escaped from purgatory.

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Episode 8

Hunteri Heroici

Wed, Nov 28, 2012 60 mins

Castiel tells Sam and Dean that he wants to become a hunter, and he helps them investigate a case in which a man's heart literally burst through his chest. The probe reveals that other strange murders have occurred in town, all of which resemble deaths from cartoons.

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Episode 9

Citizen Fang

Wed, Dec 5, 2012 60 mins

Dean comes to Benny's defense when it appears that a vampire is responsible for some deaths.

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Episode 10

Torn and Frayed

Wed, Jan 16, 2013 60 mins

Castiel tries to rescue a fellow angel, who is being held captive by Crowley. Meanwhile, Amelia asks Sam to either stay with her or leave and never contact her again.

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Episode 11

LARP and the Real Girl

Wed, Jan 23, 2013 60 mins

Two people die mysteriously during a role-playing game. Later, a dangerous fairy must be stopped.

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Episode 12

As Time Goes By

Wed, Jan 30, 2013 60 mins

Sam and Dean meet a man who claims to be their grandfather. The man says he travelled through time to stop a demon.

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Episode 13

Everybody Hates Hitler

Wed, Feb 6, 2013 60 mins

Sam and Dean are attacked by a golem when they investigate a rabbi who spontaneously combusted. The probe reveals the rabbi was researching Nazi sorcerers.

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Episode 14

Trial and Error

Wed, Feb 13, 2013 60 mins

Sam and Dean try to close the gates of hell, after Kevin deciphers the tablet and learns that one person must complete three tests designed by God to achieve the task. The first mission is to kill a hellhound.

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Episode 15

Man's Best Friend With Benefits

Wed, Feb 20, 2013 60 mins

A cop who practices witchcraft is plagued by nightmares in which he kills innocent people. When the murders actually happen, Sam and Dean are called in to investigate.

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Episode 16

Remember the Titans

Wed, Feb 27, 2013 60 mins

Sam and Dean investigate a possible zombie case, but are stumped when the man in question is attacked by the goddess Artemis.

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Episode 17

Goodbye Stranger

Wed, Mar 20, 2013 60 mins

Sam and Dean learn from Castiel that Crowley has unleashed several demons in a small town to search for Lucifer's crypt, which contains a very valuable asset. The brothers also discover that Crowley is torturing Meg because she knows the exact location of the crypt.

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Episode 18

Freaks and Geeks

Wed, Mar 27, 2013 60 mins

Sam and Dean investigate a series of vampire kills and discover that some orphans, who lost their parents to vampires, are being trained as hunters by a mysterious man. He claims he is helping the kids get revenge, but Dean is suspicious of his motives.

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Episode 19

Taxi Driver

Wed, Apr 3, 2013 60 mins

Sam and Dean team with a reaper to help them deal with the second trial from the Tablet. Meanwhile, Naomi visits Dean, and he realises he must find Benny and ask for a huge favour.

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Episode 20

Pac-Man Fever

Wed, Apr 24, 2013 60 mins

Dean teaches Charlie, a geeky hacker, how to be a hunter-in-training and suspects that she is hiding a dangerous secret that could get her killed.

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Episode 21

The Great Escapist

Wed, May 1, 2013 60 mins

Sam and Dean receive a distressing video message from Kevin Tran, which prompts an attempt to uncover the Third Trial. Meanwhile, Crowley goes on a winning streak; and Castiel tries to elude Naomi and the angels who are hunting him.

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Episode 22

Clip Show

Wed, May 8, 2013 60 mins

Sam and Dean reunite with Castiel and discover a film in the Men of Letters files that could be the key to the third trial. Meanwhile, Crowley digs into Sam and Dean's past.

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Episode 23


Wed, May 15, 2013 60 mins

The eighth season ends with Crowley poised to undo all of the good that Sam and Dean have accomplished as hunters. But the Winchester brothers try one final play against the Demon King. Meanwhile, Metatron gets Castiel to help him take on Naomi and the bureaucracy of heaven.

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