Supernatural Season 4 Episode Guide

Supernatural Season 4 Episode Guide

Episode 1 – Lazarus Rising – Original Air Date – 09/18/2008

TV Ratings :  3.96 Million Viewers | Adults 18-49: 1.8/6

DEAN RETURNS — It’s four months later and Dean (Jensen Ackles) wakes in a pine box.  He’s been freed from Hell.  He has a joyful reunion with Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Bobby (Jim Beaver), but it isn’t long before the three wonder what exactly pulled Dean from Hell and what it will want in return.  Kim Manners directed the episode written by Eric Kripke (#401).

Supernatural Season 4 Episode Guide 

Episode 2 – Are You There God? It's Me, Dean Winchester – Original Air Date – 09/25/2008

TV Ratings :  3.24 Million Viewers | Adults 18-49: 1.3/3

MEG AND AGENT HENRICKSEN RETURN TO HAUNT SAM AND DEAN — Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jenson Ackles) are stunned when the spirits of Meg (guest star Nikki Aycox) and Agent Henricksen (guest star C. Malik Whitfield) appear and accuse the Winchesters of failing them. Although rattled, the brothers must pull together to save Bobby (Jim Beaver), who is too crippled with guilt to fight off the angry ghosts of the young children he couldn't save. Phil Sgriccia directed the episode. Written by Sera Gamble (#3T7502).

Episode 3 – In The Beginning – Original Air Date – 10/02/2008

TV Ratings : 3.57 Million Viewers | Adults 18-49: 1.5/3

DEAN LEARNS THE TRUTH ABOUT HIS PARENTS IN A FLASHBACK EPISODE — Dean (Jensen Ackles) is transported back in time and is shocked when he lands in Lawrence, Kansas. However, that shock turns to amazement after he runs into a young John Winchester (guest star Matthew Cohen) and Mary (guest star Amy Gumenick) who have just fallen in love. Dean isn't sure why he was sent back so he begins to enjoy the time with his parents and newfound grandfather (guest star Mitch Pileggi, "The X-Files"), who may be hiding a secret that is key to Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean's entire predicament. Steve Boyum directed the episode written by Jeremy Carver (#3T7504).

Episode 4 – Metamorphosis – Original Air Date – 10/09/2008

TV Ratings :  Million Viewers | Adults 18-49:

SAM AND DEAN ARGUE ABOUT KILLING A MAN WHO IS TUNRING INTO AN ANIMAL — Sam (Jared Padalekci) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) discover that Jack Montgomery (guest star Dameon Clark), a family man, is turning into a Rugaru, a creature that starts as a human but changes into a flesh-eating monster. The people who are infected don't understand what is happening until they turn into cannibals and eat another person. Understanding what it is like to be a victim of a twisted destiny, Sam believes he can reason with Jack and convince him to control his urges. Dean doesn't think Jack's animalistic behavior can be subdued and decides the only honorable thing to do is to shoot him. Kim Manners directed the episode written by Cathryn Humphris (#3T7505). 

Episode 5 – Monster Movie – Original Air Date – 10/16/2008

TV Ratings :  Million Viewers | Adults 18-49:

THE ENTIRE EPISODE WILL AIR IN BLACK AND WHITE — Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) investigate several murders at Oktoberfest. The first victim was found with bite marks on her neck, much like a vampire would leave, while the second victim has wounds that look like a werewolf attack. After a mummy rises from his crypt, Dean determines that a shape-shifter demon is terrorizing the town as iconic monsters from the old Hollywood movies. Robert Singer directed the episode written by Ben Edlund (#3T7503).

Episode 6 – Yellow Fever – Original Air Date – 10/23/2008

TV Ratings :  Million Viewers | Adults 18-49:

JENSEN IS INFECTED BY A GHOST DISEASE — Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the mysterious deaths of several men who apparently dropped dead of fright. They visit one of the victims in the morgue, and Dean becomes infected with the illness which starts as a general anxiety, then moves on to full-blown terror that eventually stops the heart. Sam and Bobby (Jim Beaver) must find the root of the disease before Dean dies and is sent back to Hell. Phil Sgriccia directed the episode written by Andrew Dabb & Daniel Loflin (#3T7506).