|“||This is the end. Of everything.||”|
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. 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 
- Jared Padalecki as Sam Winchester (23/23)
- Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester (23/23), Buddy (1/23) (episode 4), and Alternate Michael (1/23) (episode 23)
- Misha Collins as Castiel (15/23) (episodes 1, 3-7, 12-14, 16, 18-19, 21-23), Cosmic Entity (1/23) (episode 4), Asmodeus (1/23) (episode 13), Alternate Zachariah (1/23) (episode 14), and Alternate Castiel (1/23) (episode 22)
- Alexander Calvert as Jack (11/23) (episodes 1-4, 6, 9, 14, 20-23)
- Mark Pellegrino as Lucifer (9/23) (episodes 1-2, 7, 12-13, 18, 21-23)
Special Guest Stars
- Jim Beaver as Alternate Bobby Singer (3/23) (episode 14, 22-23)
- Loretta Devine as Missouri Moseley (1/23) (episode 3)
- Matthew Lilliard as Shaggy Rogers (1/23) (episode 16; voice only)
- Frank Welker as Scooby-Doo and Fred Jones (1/23) (episode 16; voice only)
- Grey DeLisle-Griffin as Daphne Blake (1/23) (episode 16; voice only)
- Kate Micucci as Velma Dinkley (1/23) (episode 16; voice only)
- Stephen Stanton as Cosgood Creeps (1/23) (episode 16; voice only)
- Eric Bauza as Cousin Simple (1/23) (episode 16; voice only)
- Fred Tatasciore as Beauregard Sanders (1/23) (episode 16; voice only)
- Samantha Smith as Mary Winchester (8/23) (episodes 1-2, 9, 14, 20-23)
- Richard Speight Jr. as Gabriel (6/23) (episode 13, 17-18, 20-22) and Loki (1/23) (episode 20)
- David Haydn-Jones as Arthur Ketch (5/23) (episode 7, 13, 17-18, 22)
- Ruth Connell as Rowena MacLeod (4/23) (episode 12, 19, 21-22)
- Keith Szarabajka as Donatello Redfield (3/23) (episodes 2, 13-14) and Asmodeus (1/23) (episode 2)
- Kim Rhodes as Jody Mills (3/23) (episodes 3, 9-10)
- Lisa Berry as Billie (2/23) (episode 5, 19)
- Osric Chau as Alternate Kevin Tran (2/23) (episode 7, 20)
- Briana Buckmaster as Donna Hanscum (2/23) (episode 10-11)
- Felicia Day as Alternate Charlie Bradbury (2/23) (episodes 18, 22)
- Alex Barima as Drexel (1/23) (episode 2)
- Courtney Ford as Mia Vallens (1/23) (episode 4)
- Rukiya Bernard as Mia Vallens (1/23) (episode 4)
- Katherine Ramdeen as Alex Jones (1/23) (episode 10)
- Kathryn Love Newton as Claire Novak (1/23) (episode 10)
- Brendan Taylor as Doug Stover (1/23) (episode 11)
- Amanda Tapping as Naomi (1/23) (episode 19)
- Don Messick as Scooby-Doo (1/23) (episode 2; voice only: uncredited)
- Jeffrey Vincent Parise as Asmodeus (5/23) (episodes 2, 7, 13, 17-18)
- Christian Keyes as Alternate Michael (5/23) (episodes 2, 7, 14, 22-23)
- Erica Cerra as Duma (4/23) (episodes 7, 13, 18-19)
- Clark Backo as Patience Turner (3/23) (episodes 3, 9-10)
- Adrian Holmes as James Moseley (2/23) (episodes 3, 9)
- Kayla Stanton as Jessica (2/23) (episode 5, 19)
- Yadira Guevara-Prip as Kaia Nieves and Alternate Kaia Nieves (2/23) (episodes 9-10)
- Danneel Harris-Ackles as Anael (2/23) (episode 13, 18)
- Aubrey Arnason as Bartender and Asmodeus (1/23) (episode 2)
- Chad Rook as Alternate Zachariah (1/23) (episode 14)
- Katherine Evans as Maggie (3/23) (episodes 21-23)
- La'Mya Jackson as Young Patience Turner (1/23) (episode 3)
- Trevor Lerner as Gabriel (1/23) (episode 21)
|There was something about being there... It felt pure.|
This episode summary is an official CW press release. It may contain errors.
DO NOT CHANGE!
|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||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.
|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.
|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.
|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.|
|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.
|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.
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.
|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).
|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.
|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.|
|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.|
|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).|
|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.
|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.|
|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.
|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||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||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.
- 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, 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.
- 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 seventh season where Misha Collins portrays multiple characters with Season 4, Season 5, 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.
- 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.
Behind the Scenes
Shaving People, Punting Things
- ↑ https://twitter.com/RUSS_MOVIEGOD/status/859580167919775744
- ↑ https://www.dgc.ca/assets/Uploads/BritishColumbia/AvailsProductionLists/Documents/Production-List.pdf
- ↑ https://netflixlife.com/2018/05/25/netflix-new-releases-supernatural-season-13/
- ↑ 'Supernatural' Boss Says Season 13 Sees the Winchesters the 'Most Alone' They've Been
- ↑ http://pix11.com/2018/03/20/yankees-2018-schedule-on-pix11/
- ↑ https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vR_SBz9FDKyY15XKRCf_Vpm1tJXCnrieAa2957aRG1B9OPPcaQGfv4n1m4kjsCVCZGH29aYvTeDUaiS/pubhtml/sheet?headers=false&gid=753619729&range=A1%3AH40
- ↑ http://tvline.com/2017/05/24/supernatural-season-13-mark-sheppard-leaving-crowley/
- ↑ https://twitter.com/Mark_Sheppard/status/867250353611259904
- ↑ http://tvline.com/2017/08/09/supernatural-spoilers-season-13-alexander-calvert-jack-series-regular/
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