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The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked  

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List Rules Vote 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'll also want to watch the best Vampire Diaries episodes or other great CW shows currently on air.

So is your favorite Supernatural episode season one's Faith or season five's trippy Changing Channels? If it's neither of those episodes, then you'll have to add yours to the list. So get started voting on what you think are the best Supernatural episodes.

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The French Mistake is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Feb 25 2011

Season 6, Episode 15

Dean and Sam find themselves in an alternate reality where everyone believes they are two actors named Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, who star in a TV show called Supernatural about two ...more
2
Mystery Spot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
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 morning, Sam is shocked to find Dean alive and is hit with the realization that he is reliving the ...more
3
Swan Song is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
May 13 2010

Season 5, Episode 22

The showdown between good and evil is at hand. With the Apocalypse looming, Sam and Dean realize they are out of options and make heart-breaking decisions that will change their lives forever. A ...more
4
Changing Channels is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Nov 05 2009

Season 5, Episode 8

When Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) find themselves living their lives on what appear to be TV shows, it makes for a whole new style of reality television and they wonder if the ...more
5
Lazarus Rising is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
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 welt on his shoulder? And what happened in the four months he spent in Hell, time he can't
6
Yellow Fever is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Oct 23 2008

Season 4, Episode 6

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
7
The Monster at the End of This... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Apr 02 2009

Season 4, Episode 18

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.
8
All Hell Breaks Loose, Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
May 17 2007

Season 2, Episode 22

After the fight between Jake and Sam, Dean has to make the ultimate sacrifice for his brother. Meanwhile the Yellow-Eyed Demon has his new servant and plans to unleash the hordes of Hell.
9
Bad Day at Black Rock is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Oct 18 2007

Season 3, Episode 3

The Winchesters are called regarding a robbery of their father's storage unit, and track down the robbers to find the item stolen is a cursed rabbit's foot, which provides great luck until lost, ...more
10
The End is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
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 five years in the future, in a wasteland where Lucifer has begun his endgame by unleashing a virus that ...more
11
Abandon All Hope... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Nov 19 2009

Season 5, Episode 10

Sam, Dean and Castiel track down the Colt and head off to find Lucifer to send him back to Hell. It’s a hunters’ reunion when the crew joins forces with Bobby, Ellen and Jo for what could be ...more
12
In My Time of Dying is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Sep 28 2006

Season 2, Episode 1

In the aftermath of the car crash, the surviving Winchesters go to the hospital, where one is stalked by a Reaper while another must consider sacrificing himself to save the others.
13
Tall Tales is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Feb 15 2007

Season 2, Episode 15

The Winchester brothers seek the help of their family friend Bobby while investigating a series of unexplained happenings on a local college campus.
14
What Is and What Should Never ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
May 03 2007

Season 2, Episode 20

Dean is attacked by a Djinn... and finds himself in a new reality where his mother is still alive and a mysterious woman holds the key to everything.
15
Two Minutes to Midnight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
May 06 2010

Season 5, Episode 20

Crowley tells Bobby he will give him the location of Death, the fourth horseman, in exchange for his soul. Knowing Sam and Dean need that fourth ring to stop the Apocalypse, Bobby reluctantly ...more
16
Jus in Bello is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Feb 21 2008

Season 3, Episode 12

The 12th episode of the third season of Supernatural. Jus in Bello was originally the Season 3 finale because of the Writer's Strike, but was moved to mid-season when it ended. Sam and Dean ...more
17
Lucifer Rising is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
May 14 2009

Season 4, Episode 1

The brothers prepare to fight the forces of the apocalpse in different camps. While Sam and Ruby hunt down Lilith, Dean joins Castiel and Zachariah to take on Lucifer.
18
Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Apr 01 2010

Season 5, Episode 16

Ambushed by angry hunters, Sam and Dean are shot and killed and sent to Heaven. Castiel warns Dean that Zachariah is looking for them in Heaven so they need to lay low while searching for an ...more
19
Pilot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
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 prestigious law schools in the country. His brother Dean, whom he has not seen since he went to college, ...more
20
Faith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Jan 17 2006

Season 1, Episode 12

When Dean is accidentally electrocuted fighting a monster, he permanently damages his heart. When he's diagnosed as only having a month, at most, to live, Sam searches for a means to save him ...more
21
No Rest For The Wicked is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
May 15 2008

Season 3, Episode 16

Sam, Dean, and Bobby hunt down Lilith and fight her and her demons in a final effort to save Dean's life.
22
A Very Supernatural Christmas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Dec 13 2007

Season 3, Episode 8

In this Christmas-themed episode, Sam and Dean follow the trail of an "anti-Santa" that abducts its victims by using their chimneys. Dean tries to get Sam to celebrate Christmas like ...more
23
The Real Ghostbusters is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Nov 12 2009

Season 5, Episode 9

Super fan Becky uses Chuck’s phone to trick Sam and Dean into attending a Supernatural fan convention, complete with fans dressed up as Sam and Dean. One of the activities is a live action role ...more
24
Born Under a Bad Sign is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Feb 08 2007

Season 2, Episode 14

Sam contacts Dean after being missing for a week. When they reunite, Dean finds Sam covered in blood and with no recollection of what happened.
25
Clap Your Hands If You Believe... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Supernatural Episodes of all Time, Ranked
Clap Your Hands If You Believe... Nov 19 2010

Season 6, Episode 9

While Sam and Dean are investigating a UFO sighting, Dean is abducted from a crop circle. However, when he awakens, he discovers he isn't dealing with aliens, but fairies! Unfortunately, only ...more