Season 13 Title Card
This is the end. Of everything.
Supernatural was renewed for a thirteenth season by The CW on January 8, 2017. The season consists of 23 episodes and aired on Thursdays at 8PM EST.

Preparation for the season began on June 26, 2017.[1] Filming began on July 12, 2017 and ended on April 20, 2018.[2]

The season premiered on October 12, 2017 with Lost & Found and ended with Let the Good Times Roll on May 17, 2018. The season was made available on Netflix for streaming on May 25, 2018.[3] The Supernatural: The Complete Thirteenth Season DVD will be released on September 4, 2018.

What's bigger than God? The answer is nothing. So after we did that, it was really about new directions that we could take our characters that will give them new things to react to? This opens up a lot of storytelling ideas in that way.
— Andrew Dabb on the alternate universe in Season 13 [4]

Season Summary

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Season Cast

Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Special Guest Stars

Guest Stars

Co-Stars

Episode List


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Image Title Writer(s) Director(s) Airdate #
Lost & Found 03 Lost & Found Writer: Andrew Dabb Director: Phil Sgriccia 10/12/2017 #265 1301
THEY'RE BAAACKK... — Season 13 begins exactly where we left off, with Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) left to pick up the pieces after the loss of their mother, the demise of Crowley (Mark Sheppard) and the heartbreaking death of Castiel (Misha Collins). The birth of Jack (Alexander Calvert) leaves the Winchester brothers with differing opinions on how to deal with a Nephilim. After being dragged into the breach, Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) must learn to survive Lucifer (Mark Pellegrino) and an apocalyptic world.


The Rising Son 10 The Rising Son Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming Director: Thomas J. Wright 10/19/2017 #266 1302
WHAT EVIL THIS WAY COMES... — Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) begin to explore what Jack (Alexander Calvert) is capable of doing with his powers. An unexpected visit from Donatello (guest star Keith Szarbajka) alerts the boys to the fact that Jack will need more protection than the Winchesters can provide. There is a new Prince of Hell in town, Asmodeus (guest star Jeffrey Vincent Parise), and with Lucifer (Mark Pellegrino) out of the picture, he sets his sights set on Jack.


Absent: Misha Collins

Patience 01 Patience Writer: Robert Berens Director: Robert Singer 10/26/2017 #267 1303
LORETTA DEVINE RETURNS AS MISSOURI MOSLEY – When her friend is murdered by a wraith (guest star Jon Cor) with a taste for psychics, Missouri (guest star Loretta Devine) enlists the help of Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Jody (guest star Kim Rhodes) to protect her granddaughter, Patience (guest star Clark Backo), who has no idea she shares her grandmother's trait and could be next on the wraith's hit list. Meanwhile, Sam (Jared Padalecki) continues to work with Jack (Alexander Calvert) on learning how to control his powers.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino

The Big Empty 15 The Big Empty Writer: Meredith Glynn Director: John Badham 11/2/2017 #268 1304
THE LONG WAY HOME - When multiple patients of grief counselor Mia Vallens (guest star Rukiya Bernard) turn up dead, Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Jack (Alexander Calvert) investigate the mystery surrounding the murders and, each inadvertently, are forced to deal with unresolved grief of their own.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino

Advanced Thanatology 02 Advanced Thanatology Writer: Steve Yockey Director: John F. Showalter 11/9/2017 #269 1305
BILLIE RETURNS... BUT NOT LIKE BEFORE - While working on a case involving the ghost of a demented doctor, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) get assistance from an unexpected source - Billie (guest star Lisa Berry). Castiel (Misha Collins) finds his way back to the Winchesters.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino, Alexander Calvert

Tombstone 09 Tombstone Writer: Davy Perez Director: Nina Lopez-Corrado 11/16/2017 #270 1306
GO AHEAD... MAKE MY DAY - Castiel (Misha Collins) is reunited with Jack (Alexander Calvert) and together with Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles), they head to a sleepy old western town to investigate a murder. Dean gets to live out his boyhood fantasy when he comes face to face with a famous, gun-slinging outlaw.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino

War of the Worlds 05 War of the Worlds Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming Director: Richard Speight Jr. 11/23/2017 #271 1307
THE RACE IS ON TO FIND JACK – As Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) continue their search for Jack (Alexander Calvert), with Asmodeus (guest star Jeffrey Vincent Parise) hot on their trail, they stumble across a familiar foe. Meanwhile, Lucifer (Mark Pellegrino) manages to escape Michael's (guest star Christian Keyes) grasp and finds himself an unlikely and mostly unwilling ally.


Absent: Alexander Calvert

The Scorpion and The Frog 06 The Scorpion and The Frog Writer: Meredith Glynn Director: Robert Singer 11/30/17 #272 1308
THE BIG HEIST – Feeling as if they are running out of options, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) agree to steal a mysterious trunk belonging to a demon named Barthamus (guest star David Cubitt), in exchange for a locater spell the Winchesters can use to track down Jack.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino, Misha Collins, Alexander Calvert

The Bad Place 11 The Bad Place Writer: Robert Berens Director: Phil Sgriccia 12/7/17 #273 1309
JACK AND KAIA DISRUPT THE WORLD – Jack (Alexander Calvert), desperate to prove to Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) that he is good and that he can control his powers, enlists the help of a dreamcatcher named Kaia (guest star Yadira Guevara-Prip) to help him find Mary Winchester (guest star Samantha Smith) and save her from the alternate universe. However, when plans go awry, the Winchester brothers are the ones who need saving.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino, Misha Collins

Wayward Sisters 15 Wayward Sisters Writer: Robert Berens and Andrew Dabb Director: Phil Sgriccia 1/18/2018 #274 1310
KATHRYN NEWTON, KIM RHODES, KATHERINE RAMDEEN, BRIANA BUCKMASTER, CLARK BACKO AND YADIRA GUEVARA-PRIP RETURN – When Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) go missing, Jody Mills (guest star Kim Rhodes) calls Claire Novak (guest star Kathryn Newton), the rebellious rogue hunter, and tells her it is time to come home – they need to find the Winchesters. Claire returns and reunites with Alex Jones (guest star Katherine Ramdeen), who has stayed behind with Jody and tries to balance a "normal" life with being a part time hunter. While Jody is happy to have Claire home again, she's plagued by Patience's (guest star Clark Backo) disturbing vision involving her adopted daughter. Claire and Alex search for Kaia Nieves (guest star Yadira Guevara-Prip), the dreamcatcher responsible for opening the rift that Sam and Dean went through, as she holds the key to their whereabouts. Jody calls her friend, Donna Hanscum (guest star Briana Buckmaster), to round out the team and the women head off on the most important hunt of their lives.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino, Misha Collins, Alexander Calvert

Breakdown 01 Breakdown Writer: Davy Perez Director: Amyn Kaderali 1/25/2018 #275 1311
TIME TO RETURN THE FAVOR – Donna (guest star Briana Buckmaster) calls Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) for help after her niece, Wendy (guest star Sarah Dugdale), goes missing. The three hunters discover Wendy was kidnapped by a man who sells human parts to monsters in a grotesque online auction and race to save her before it is too late.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino, Misha Collins, Alexander Calvert

Various & Sundry Villains 09 Various & Sundry Villains Writer: Steve Yockey Director: Amanda Tapping 2/1/2018 #276 1312
THE WITCH IS BACK - Dean (Jensen Ackles) falls victim to a couple of witches, sisters Jamie (guest star Jordan Clair Robbins) and Jennie Plum (guest star Elise Gatien), who manage to steal a powerful book of spells from the Winchester brothers. When Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean go after the book, they get help from a powerful and surprising ally when Rowena (guest star Ruth Connell), back from the dead, intervenes to assist them.


Absent: Alexander Calvert

Devil's Bargain 12 Devil's Bargain Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming Director: Eduardo Sanchez 2/8/2018 #277 1313
DANNEEL ACKLES GUEST STARS – Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Castiel (Misha Collins) search for Lucifer (Mark Pellegrino) who, meanwhile, strikes an unlikely deal with a local faith healer named Sister Jo (guest star Danneel Ackles). Asmodeus (guest star Jeffrey Vincent Parise) inches closer to finding Jack (Alexander Calvert).


Absent: Alexander Calvert

Good Intentions 01 Good Intentions Writer: Meredith Glynn Director: P.J. Pesce 3/1/2018 #278 1314
JIM BEAVER GUEST STARS AS BOBBY SINGER – Jack (Alexander Calvert) and Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) manage to escape Michael's (guest star Christian Keyes) clutches and end up finding an ally in "apocalyptic world" Bobby Singer (guest star Jim Beaver). Meanwhile, Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Castiel (Misha Collins) continue to search for a way to open a breach, not realizing that one of their own may be working against them and costing them precious time.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino

A Most Holy Man 08 A Most Holy Man Writer: Andrew Dabb and Robert Singer Director: Amanda Tapping 3/8/2018 #279 1315
DIVINE INTERVENTION – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are close to collecting everything they need to open a rift into the apocalyptic world and possibly rescuing Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) and Jack (Alexander Calvert). The one missing ingredient leads the Winchesters to a black market for religious relics where everything is not always as it seems.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino, Misha Collins, Alexander Calvert

ScoobyNatural 24 Scoobynatural Writer: Jeremy Adams and Jim Krieg Director: Robert Singer 3/29/2018 #280 1316
JINKIES! "SUPERNATURAL" GETS ANIMATED WHEN SAM, DEAN AND CASTIEL ARE TRANSPORTED INTO THE WORLD OF SCOOBY DOO – Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Castiel (Misha Collins) are transported into the animated world of Scooby Doo where they join forces with the Scooby gang to solve a ghostly mystery.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino, Alexander Calvert

The Thing 04 The Thing Writer: Davy Perez Director: John F. Showalter 4/5/2018 #281 1317
TRUST NO ONE – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) continue to collect the pieces necessary to open a rift to the other world in order to save their family. Their latest quest leads them to a Men of Letters bunker from the 1920s and a hungry God from another dimension. Meanwhile, Ketch (guest star David Haydn-Jones) makes a shocking decision about Gabriel (guest star Richard Speight Jr.) after an unruly encounter with Asmodeus (guest star Jeffrey Vincent Parise).


Absent: Mark Pellegrino, Misha Collins, Alexander Calvert

Bring 'em Back Alive 09 Bring 'em Back Alive Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming Director: Amyn Kaderali 4/12/2018 #282 1318
DANNEEL ACKLES AND RICHARD SPEIGHT JR. RETURN – Lucifer (Mark Pellegrino) rules over heaven but things aren't going exactly as planned, exasperating his first lady, Jo (guest star Danneel Ackles). Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Castiel (Misha Collins) are perplexed by the return of Gabriel (guest star Richard Speight Jr.). Meanwhile, Dean (Jensen Ackles) gets one step closer to finding Mary and Jack.


Absent: Alexander Calvert

Funeralia 10 Funeralia Writer: Steve Yockey Director: Nina Lopez-Corrado 4/19/2018 #283 1319
ANGELS, WITCHES AND REAPERS, OH MY – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) must stop Rowena (guest star Ruth Connell), who is on a deadly mission. Meanwhile, Castiel (Misha Collins) looks to heaven to recruit angels for an impending invasion but is shocked by not only what he finds, but who.


Absent: Mark Pellegrino, Alexander Calvert

Unfinished Business 10 Unfinished Business Writer: Meredith Glynn Director: Richard Speight Jr. 4/26/2018 #284 1320
DIRECTED BY AND GUEST STARRING RICHARD SPEIGHT, JR – Gabriel (guest star Richard Speight, Jr.) is back and drags Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) into his plot for revenge on the demigods who sold him to Asmodeus. Meanwhile, Jack's (Alexander Calvert) inflating confidence leads to reckless decisions that could put others in harm's way.


Absent: Misha Collins

Beat the Devil 9 Beat the Devil Writer: Robert Berens Director: Phil Sgriccia 5/3/2018 #285 1321
THE LONG JOURNEY HOME – Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles), Castiel (Misha Collins) and Gabriel (guest star Richard Speight, Jr.) must work together if they have any hope of bringing Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) and Jack (Alexander Calvert) home. Meanwhile, Rowena's (guest star Ruth Connell) encounter with Lucifer (Mark Pellegrino) may alter the outcome of the journey for one of our heroes.


Exodus 4 Exodus Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming Director: Thomas J. Wright 5/10/2018 #286 1322
HITCHING A RIDE – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) devise a plan that will save innocent lives. Meanwhile, Jack (Alexander Calvert) continues to wrestle with the consequences of his decisions.


Let the Good Times Roll 3 Let the Good Times Roll Writer: Andrew Dabb Director: Robert Singer 5/17/18 #287 1323
IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THIS – Our heroes, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) Winchester, continue to be tested in the battle between good and evil, but one impulsive decision could alter the lives of one the brothers forever.


Trivia

  • The season averaged with 1.69 million viewers and a 0.56 rating. This is the lowest rated season of the entire series. To see the viewers and ratings of each episode, visit this page.
  • This is the first season to have an episode air on Thanksgiving.
    • However, War of the Worlds has become the least watched and lowest rated episode of the entire series due to airing on that date.
  • This the first season since Season 11 to have two episodes reach 2 million viewers and 0.7 rating.
  • This is the second season to feature an animation in an episode with Season 8 being the first one.
  • This is the third season to feature a Nephilim with Season 8 and Season 12 being the first two.
  • This is the second season to feature multiple Archangels in the same season with Season 5 being the first one.
  • This is the first season since Season 11 to feature a Prophet and Heaven.
  • This is the second season to feature an Arachne with Season 6 being the first one.
  • This is the third season to feature a ghoul with Season 4 and Season 6 being the first two.
  • This is the fourth season to feature a Cupid with Season 5, Season 8 and Season 10 being the first three.
  • This is the first season to have characters from the same alternate universe appear in multiple episodes.
  • This is the first season to feature multiple alternate universes.
  • This is only season that features the death of multiple archangels.
  • The writers returned to work on May 15.
  • Whereas the previous seasons have 184 shooting days, this season only had 179. This is due to Scoobynatural, the animated episode, only requiring a few days of live shooting.
  • This is the first season to have an early renewal from The CW network.
  • Mark Sheppard did not return to the show as a series regular this season,[7] and has stated that there are no plans for him to return to the show. He also tweeted he will still attend conventions except for Creation ones in 2018.[8]
    • It was reported on August 10, 2017 that Alexander Calvert will be replacing him as a series regular.[9]
  • This is the second season to have 5 series regulars with Season 12 being the first one.
  • Richard Speight Jr. returned to direct two episodes, making this season his second where he directs multiple episodes in one season with Season 12 being the first one.
  • Jensen Ackles was supposed to direct an episode this season but due to the opening of his brewery Family Business Beer Co., he had to cancel.
  • The writing staff is the same as Season 12: Brad Buckner, Davy Perez, Eugenie Ross-Leming, John Bring, Meredith Glynn, Robert Berens and Steve Yockey.
  • This is the first season since Season 8 where the 21st episode isn't written by Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming.
  • This is the first season since Season 7 where Jim Beaver had multiple appearances.
  • This is the second season where Andrew Dabb and Robert Singer are the showrunners with Season 12 being the first one.
  • This is the second to feature a backdoor pilot for a planned spin-off with Season 9 being the first one. This season features the backdoor pilot for Wayward Sisters while the latter season featured the pilot for Bloodlines.
  • This is the second season to have multiple cast members direct an episode with Season 12 being the first one.
  • This is the sixth season where Misha Collins portrays multiple characters with Season 4, Season 6, Season 7, Season 10, and Season 11 being the first four.
    • With five, this is the first season where he portrays more than two characters. This also makes him the first and only main cast member to do so.
  • This is the seventh season to feature multiple title cards with Season 3, Season 4, Season 5, Season 6, Season 7 and Season 9 being the first six.
  • Mark Pellegrino departs from the cast following Lucifer's death in Let the Good Times Roll.
  • This season brought back Shapeshifters, Wraith and Ghouls as Monsters of the Week, the latter two of whom have only made cameo appearances after their original Monster of the Week episodes.

Gallery

Behind the Scenes

Videos

Official Trailers

Supernatural Official Season 13 Trailer The CW

Supernatural Official Season 13 Trailer The CW

Supernatural - Official Season 13 Extended Trailer - The CW

Supernatural - Official Season 13 Extended Trailer - The CW

Shaving People, Punting Things

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Initiation Part 1

Initiation Part 1

Just Before

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