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The Best 'Supernatural' Episodes of all Time, Ranked

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List RulesVote for your favorite Supernatural episodes.

After so many seasons on air, it can be difficult picking the best Supernatural episodes of all time. Some are absolute hits while others land a bit far from the mark. So who else to decide which are the best Supernatural episodes than fans such as yourself? That's why this list exists--so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. Below you'll find Supernatural episodes, ranked from best to worst as voted on by fans of the series.

With so many memorable episodes of the show, over fifteen seasons, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Supernatural episodes of all time are. Fans of Supernatural are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. If you like Supernatural, then you probably also enjoy other great CW shows currently on air - though originally Supernatural aired on The WB before moving to The CW, and is the last WB show still on air.

So is your favorite Supernatural episode season one's "Faith" or season five's trippy "Changing Channels"? Get started voting on what you think are the best Supernatural episodes.

  • 1

    Season 6, Episode 15

    Dean and Sam find themselves in an alternate reality where everyone believes they are two...  more
  • 2

    Mystery Spot

    Feb 14 2008

    Season 3, Episode 11

    Dean is killed after looking into a case about the disappearance of a man with Sam. The next...  more
  • 3

    Season 5, Episode 8

    When Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) find themselves living their lives on what...  more
  • 4

    Swan Song

    May 13 2010

    Season 5, Episode 22

    The showdown between good and evil is at hand. With the Apocalypse looming, Sam and Dean...  more
  • 5

    Lazarus Rising

    Sep 18 2008

    Season 4, Episode 1

    Dean wakes up in his own coffin. How did he return from the dead? What caused the hand-shaped...  more
  • 6

    Season 5, Episode 20

    Crowley tells Bobby he will give him the location of Death, the fourth horseman, in exchange...  more
  • 7


    Sep 13 2005

    Season 1, Episode 1

    Sam is about to graduate from college and has an interview set up to join one of the most...  more
  • 8

    Season 4, Episode 18

    Familiar plot. Familiar characters. Sam and Dean come across a series of graphic novels called...  more
  • 9

    Season 2, Episode 1

    In the aftermath of the car crash, the surviving Winchesters go to the hospital, where one is...  more
  • 10

    Season 3, Episode 3

    The Winchesters are called regarding a robbery of their father's storage unit, and track down...  more
  • 11

    Yellow Fever

    Oct 23 2008

    Season 4, Episode 6

    Hell beckons again when Dean is stricken with a mysterious illness that frightens its...  more
  • 12

    Season 2, Episode 22

    After the fight between Jake and Sam, Dean has to make the ultimate sacrifice for his brother....  more
  • 13

    Season 5, Episode 9

    Super fan Becky uses Chuck’s phone to trick Sam and Dean into attending a Supernatural fan...  more
  • 14

    Lucifer Rising

    May 14 2009

    Season 4, Episode 1

    The brothers prepare to fight the forces of the apocalpse in different camps. While Sam and...  more
  • 15

    Season 5, Episode 10

    Sam, Dean and Castiel track down the Colt and head off to find Lucifer to send him back to...  more
  • 16

    Season 5, Episode 16

    Ambushed by angry hunters, Sam and Dean are shot and killed and sent to Heaven. Castiel warns...  more
  • 17

    Don't Call Me Shurley

    May 4, 2016

    Season 11, Episode 20

    Amara unleashes a dark fog on a small town, causing everyone to go mad. Dean and Sam realize this is a stronger version of the original black vein virus Amara previously unleashed. They team up with the sheriff to protect the town but their old remedy no longer works. Meanwhile, Chuck returns with an interesting proposal.

  • 18


    Jan 17 2006

    Season 1, Episode 12

    When Dean is accidentally electrocuted fighting a monster, he permanently damages his heart....  more
  • 19

    Season 3, Episode 8

    In this Christmas-themed episode, Sam and Dean follow the trail of an "anti-Santa" that...  more
  • 20

    Season 4, Episode 13

    Fast times at Truman High. Murder brings Sam and Dean back to one of their old high schools,...
  • 21

    Weekend at Bobby's

    Oct 15 2010

    Season 6, Episode 4

    After Bobby discovers Crowley has no intentions of returning Bobby's soul, the hunter takes...
  • 22

    Tall Tales

    Feb 15 2007

    Season 2, Episode 15

    The Winchester brothers seek the help of their family friend Bobby while investigating a...  more
  • 23

    Season 2, Episode 20

    Dean is attacked by a Djinn... and finds himself in a new reality where his mother is still...  more
  • 24

    The End

    Oct 01 2009

    Season 5, Episode 4

    Dean refuses Sam's efforts to help him battle the Devil, and then wakes up to find himself...
  • 25

    Season 3, Episode 16

    Sam, Dean, and Bobby hunt down Lilith and fight her and her demons in a final effort to save...  more