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Season 4 2008 - 2009

  • 2008-09-19T00:00:00Z on The CW
  • 45 mins
  • 15 hours, 15 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Mystery, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Resurrection. After enduring unspeakable torture, Dean escapes from Hell, rescued by an all-powerful creature he's never seen before an Angel a warrior of God who recruits Sam and Dean in Heaven's battle against Hell. And there are whispers that a certain fallen angel will soon be freed from his prison deep in Hell: Lucifer. If Sam and Dean can't stop it if Lucifer walks free he'll bring on the Apocalypse. Meanwhile, the Winchester brothers reunite and hit the road, battling the supernatural wherever they go. They encounter demons, spirits, Dracula himself and even a drunk, heavily armed seven-foot-tall teddy bear. All the while, the ultimate war draws them into its horror. Caught between Heaven and Hell, between God and the Devil, the Winchester brothers must battle for the future of humankind.

22 episodes

4x01 Lazarus Rising

  • Season Premiere

    2008-09-19T00:00:00Z — 42 mins

Dean wakes up in his own coffin. How did he return from the dead? What caused the hand-shaped welt on his shoulder? And what happened in the four months he spent in Hell, time he can't remember?

After Dean's encounter with Castiel, Dean, Sam and Bobby brush up on their biblical lore when they're attacked by the vengeful spirits of people from the Winchesters' past. They're warned it's a sign that someone is trying to break seals which will bring on the apocalypse.

4x03 In the Beginning

  • 2008-10-03T00:00:00Z — 42 mins

Back to the future, Castiel sends Dean to 1973 Lawrence, Kansas, where he meets a nice young couple named John and Mary Winchester. Dean's parents. And Mary has a secret.

4x04 Metamorphosis

  • 2008-10-10T00:00:00Z — 41 mins

Dark powers. Dean fears Sam is using his paranormal gifts in conflict with God's plan. And an ordinary guy in an ordinary town gets a major case of the munchies. It starts with steak - and moves to human flesh.

4x05 Monster Movie

  • 2008-10-17T00:00:00Z — 42 mins

In a black-and-white world reminiscent of classic horror flicks, the brothers tangle with a vampire, a werewolf and a mummy who are thinning the crowds at a quaint Oktoberfest.

4x06 Yellow Fever

  • 2008-10-24T00:00:00Z — 42 mins

Hell beckons again when Dean is stricken with a mysterious illness that frightens its sufferers to death. Sam and Dean scramble to find the cause of the disease in time to save Dean from sure death.

Chomping candy, bobbing for apples. Halloween is such fun. Until gruesome deaths signify another seal is being broken. To stop it, Castiel and another angel plan a mass annihilation of the town.

4x08 Wishful Thinking

  • 2008-11-07T01:00:00Z — 40 mins

Want to score a hot girlfriend, win the lottery or have your favorite teddy bear come to life? Then plunk a coin in a small town's wishing well and stand back. One problem: The wishes come true with a twist.

What happened to Sam during the months Dean was dead? During the search for a girl named Anna Milton, who has a mysterious connection to angels, Sam reveals the astonishing events of the summer.

4x10 Heaven and Hell

  • 2008-11-21T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

"I'll Kill her gentle." The angels want Anna dead, so Sam and Dean go on the run with the frightened girl, determined to discover the secret that has set the furies of Heaven on her.

4x11 Family Remains

  • 2009-01-16T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

Dad, Mom, two kids and a dog. An all-American family doesn't stand a ghost of a chance against the bloodthirsty force that turns their new home-sweet-home into a haunted house.

4x12 Criss Angel Is a Douchebag

  • 2009-01-23T01:00:00Z — 43 mins

Aging magician The Incredible Jay performs the dangerous Table of Death trick and emerges unscathed. Jay cheated the Grim Reaper, but one of his rivals didn't. He checked out while Jay was doing his act.

4x13 After School Special

  • 2009-01-30T01:00:00Z — 40 mins

Fast times at Truman High. Murder brings Sam and Dean back to one of their old high schools, where they investigate possible demonic possession and take a few trips down memory lane.

4x14 Sex and Violence

  • 2009-02-06T01:00:00Z — 42 mins

In a small town in Iowa, three loving husbands kill their wives. Turns out these guys believe in spreading their love around: Each is spending plenty of the family income on strippers at a nearby nudie bar.

4x15 Death Takes a Holiday

  • 2009-03-13T00:00:00Z — 42 mins

Reapers take a break from work, and that means no one can die. But the escorts to the next world aren't off getting some R&R, unless you call being held hostage by a demon restful and relaxing.

4x16 On the Head of a Pin

  • 2009-03-20T00:00:00Z — 42 mins

Can torture be God's work? After seven angels are mysteriously murdered, Castiel and Uriel demand that Dean use the agony-inducing skills he learned in Hell to extract information from Alastair.

4x17 It's a Terrible Life

  • 2009-03-27T00:00:00Z — 42 mins

At Sandover Bridge & Iron Inc., Dean is Dean Smith, the buttoned-down director of Sales & Marketing. Sam is Sam Wesson, a cubicle-dwelling tech support guy. What the heck is going on? Or is it what the Hell?

Familiar plot. Familiar characters. Sam and Dean come across a series of graphic novels called "Supernatural" featuring two demon-hunting brothers named Sam and Dean.

4x19 Jump the Shark

  • 2009-04-24T00:00:00Z — 42 mins

Meet the Winchester boys: Dean, Sam and... Adam. The Winchesters discover they have a younger half-brother, whose mother vanishes just as a long-dormant grave robber renews his ghoulish career.

4x20 The Rapture

  • 2009-05-01T00:00:00Z — 39 mins

The body Castiel walks around in isn't his. Instead, it belongs to a regular guy named Jimmy who wants his body - and his life - back. He gets the body. But the life may be a different story.

4x21 When the Levee Breaks

  • 2009-05-08T00:00:00Z — 42 mins

Dean and Bobby have something frightening locked in Bobby's panic room: Sam, contaminated by demon blood. But as the apocalypse draws nearer, Bobby wants to free Sam to battle on their side.

4x22 Lucifer Rising

  • 2009-05-15T00:00:00Z — 42 mins

The brothers prepare to fight the forces of the apocalypse in different camps. While Sam and Ruby hunt down Lilith, Dean joins Castiel and Zachariah to take on Lucifer.