[Show creator] Eric Kripke originally would say, you have to have Google-able monsters or Google-able urban legends. We quickly realized we were gonna run out of good urban legends in a hurry.
— Robert Singer on Season 1
Robert Singer
Robert Singer is a writer, director and producer of the series Supernatural. Singer has been working on the show in a co-showrunner capacity since Season 1. He is often credited for a lot of Dean's one liners and is married to writer Eugenie Ross-Leming. In Season 11, Singer took a step back from the show, taking on an executive consultant position. With Season 12, Singer returned to executive producer/showrunner duties alongside Andrew Dabb.

Singer has also appeared on numerous Supernatural gag reels starting around Season 3. He has previously directed episodes of Midnight Caller, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Hack.

I don't think we've ever pandered to fans. Well, in general we, at least I don't, I don't pay much attention to what goes on online. When we're sitting in the writers' room and we're breaking stories, we rarely say "I wonder what the fans are gonna think of this." We just wanna tell the best story. We get feedback, their reaction to things? Pretty much, we're here with 200. So we have great respect for our fans. We want to keep it fresh for them. But we're not taking the directions from them.
— Robert Singer on the line between honoring and pandering to fans [1]

Bobby Singer is named after him, as a gift from Eric Kripke.

In Hunteri Heroici, Singer provided the voice for BOB the Cat, and in Book of the Damned, he provided the voice for the radio DJ.




  • Robert Singer was among the cast and crew members who appeared as characters in the Season 6 episode "The French Mistake".
  • In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Singer revealed an abandoned Season 11 episode concept. "There was one last year that we actually tried to do and that was putting [Sam and Dean] in a game, Jumanji-style. We just couldn't make it work. I think that was the only script in 11 years that we ever abandoned. It was just too hard and we just couldn't nail it." [2]
  • Robert Singer told a crowd of fans at Chicon 2015 that he regarded Supernatural as "just a TV show".


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