Destiny's Child is the 13th episode of Season 15. It aired on March 23, 2020.
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DO NOT CHANGE!
A search for the one thing that may give the Winchesters an edge against God leads Sam and Dean to Jo’s (guest star Danneel Ackles) door and to a secret that may have died with Ruby (guest star Genevieve Padalecki). Meanwhile, Castiel asks Jack to do the unthinkable to help the brothers in their quest.
- Jared Padalecki as Sam Winchester and Alternate Sam
- Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester and Alternate Dean
- Misha Collins as Castiel
- Alexander Calvert as Jack Kline
- Genevieve Padalecki as Ruby
- Danneel Harris-Ackles as Anael
- Lisa Berry as Billie
- Rachel Miner as The Shadow
- William Vaughan as Gregor
- David Lyle as Man with a Broken Foot
- Amélie Eve as The Girl in the Garden
Featured Supernatural Beings
- Angel (Anael)
- Archangels (Lucifer, flashbacks and mentioned; Alternate Michael, flashback only; Michael, mentioned only)
- Cosmic Entity (The Shadow)
- Demons (Gregor, Gregor's Henchmen, Ruby; Meg, mentioned only)
- Hellhounds (Ruby's Hellhounds)
- Nephilim (Jack Kline)
- Primordial Entities (God and the Darkness, mentioned only)
- Reapers (Billie)
- Seraph (Castiel)
- Shamans (Sergei, mentioned only)
- Witch (Rowena MacLeod, flashback and mentioned only)
- Ruby previously appeared in Lucifer Rising.
- Anael previously appeared in Game Night.
- The Empty previously appeared in The Trap.
- The Shadow previously appeared in Moriah.
- While in the Garden of Eden various clips of previous episodes are shown:
- Jack blasting Sam and Dean after being born in Lost & Found.
- Jack collapsing at the end of Optimism.
- Jack spending time with Dean and driving the Impala in Unhuman Nature.
- Team Free Will 2.0 celebrating Jack's resurrection and discovering Michael's location in Byzantium.
- Jack talking to Kelly Kline in Heaven in Byzantium.
- Jack almost killing Stacy in Don't Go In The Woods.
- Jack killing Felix the snake in Peace of Mind.
- Lucifer telling Jack that there's no going back from killing Mary in Absence.
- Jack breaking out of the Ma'lak Box in Jack in the Box.
- Jack looking in the mirror after beating up Nick in Game Night.
- Jack exorcising Michael from Rowena in Ouroboros.
- Jack killing Nick in Game Night.
- Jack accidentally killing Mary Winchester in Game Night and the aftermath of her failed resurrection in Absence.
- Dean aiming the Equalizer at Jack in Moriah.
- Lucifer telling Jack the Winchesters will never trust him again in Absence.
- Dean reminds Anael of her and Castiel contacting God, which occurred in Game Night.
- A rift previously appeared in Galaxy Brain.
- The Demon Tablet Alternate Reality Rift Opening Ritual previously appeared in Beat the Devil.
- When Anael mentions Ruby's death, a flashback to Dean killing her in Lucifer Rising is shown.
- God previously mentioned alternate Sams and Deans across the multiverse in Galaxy Brain.
- An alternate version of John Winchester was previously mentioned in Good Intentions.
- Castiel reminds The Shadow of their deal which occurred in Byzantium.
- Castiel was last in The Empty during The Big Empty.
- The Hell Transportation Spell previously appeared in Our Father, Who Aren't in Heaven.
- The episode title is a reference to the American girl group Destiny's Child.
- This is the third time Dean and Sam interact with versions of themselves the first for Dean was in Dream A Little Dream Of Me and it's the third time Sam does since The Man Who Knew Too Much.
- This marks the first time Anael and Ruby interact with each other.
- This marks the first time that Billie is featured in back to back episodes.
- This is the third time we see the Winchesters drive something other than the Impala.
- This marks the first time Castiel and Ruby interact.
- This episode will be the last to air for awhile due to preventive measure for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic since it was the last one who finished post production. 
- Jack's soul is restored by visiting the Garden of Eden through the Occultum.
- Its revealed that Billie was able to resurrect Jack because she and the Shadow are working together. In exchange for the Shadow's help, Billie claims that she can send it back to sleep.
- It's revealed by Ruby that all the angels and demons sleeping in the Empty dream about their own regrets.
- Ruby's blonde vessel is briefly mentioned during the first flashback involving Anael and Ruby. Anael states that she thinks that Ruby's brunette vessel suits her more, causing the demon to roll her eyes.
- It is revealed that there was a world where John Winchester is still alive and he’s hunting with his sons and owns a hunting company before it was destroyed by God. According to the alternate Sam and Dean, John was separated from his sons while crossing through the rift and is possibly dead or in another world.
- The alternate Sam and Dean's car appearing in the middle of the bunker's armory mirrors how God teleported the Impala into the same location in All in the Family.
- Billie states that God is almost done destroying alternate universes.
- Alternate Sam and Dean are seen playing rock, paper, scissors, with Dean losing both times. However, it appears that the game has different rules on their world, as when Dean threw scissors and Sam threw rock, Dean reacted as if he won. And in the second match, when Dean threw paper and Sam threw scissors Dean reacted as if Sam had won.
- Stacy is mistakenly called Suzy in the flashback.
- Ruby and Anael couldn’t have known each other, since angels didn’t come to live on Earth until after The Fall.
- However, she also stated that she rebelled against Heaven's ideas a long time ago and is shown to be a liar so Anael may have been lying about when she originally came to Earth.
- Ruby says that Sam killed her, but it was actually Dean who ended Ruby with her own knife.
- She may have been referring to the fact that Sam held her down so that Dean could kill her.
- Alternate Sam and Alternate Dean couldn't have taken Baby out for a ride since Sam, Dean, Cas and Jack all used the Impala to get to the church.
- Its possible that this occurred between their return and Dean sending them off for a new life.
- Gregor's Henchmen
- Ruby's Hellhounds
- Residents of HunterCorp World (mentioned only)
- Residents of numerous alternate realities (mentioned only)
Behind the Scenes