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Led Zeppelin is an English rock band that produced Dean Winchester's favorite songs.


Sam and Dean often use the band member's names as aliases.

  • Scarecrow - Dean introduces himself as John Bonham, Led Zeppelin's late drummer.
  • Bedtime Stories - Dean's fake ID identifies him as Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin's lead singer. Sam's badge reads Jimmy Page, Zeppelin's guitarist.
  • Dream a Little Dream of Me - Dean's badge identifies him as Detective Robert Plant.
  • Fallen Idols - Dean introduces them as John Bonham (drummer from Led Zeppelin) and Stewart Copeland (drummer from The Police).
  • I Believe the Children Are Our Future - Dean and Sam introduce themselves as Agents Page and Plant, a reference to Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and vocalist Robert Plant.
  • Weekend at Bobby's - When Dean calls Bobby, the caller ID is for "John P. Jones," a reference to Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones.
  • The Man Who Knew Too Much - The fake IDs Robin finds in Sam's hotel room are for Jimmy Page, Neil Peart, and Angus Young. Page is the guitarist for Led Zeppelin, Peart is the drummer for Rush, and Young is the lead guitarist for AC/DC.
  • Repo Man - A detective recognizes Sam and Dean as FBI Agents Bonham and Watts, from when they worked the same case four years earlier.
  • Remember the Titans - Dean and Sam pose as FBI Agents Bonham and Jones, respectively.
  • Angel Heart - Dean and Castiel pose as FBI Agents Clapton and Page; Clapton and Page having both been members of The Yardbirds.

Songs Directly Referenced in Episode Dialogue[]

  • Nobody's Fault But Mine - 4x14 "Sex and Violence"
  • You Shook Me - 4x14 "Sex and Violence"
  • Ramble On - 4x18 "The Monster at the End of This Book"
  • Traveling Riverside Blues - 4x18 "The Monster at the End of This Book"
  • Stairway to Heaven - 7x16 "Out With the Old"

Songs/Albums Indirectly Referenced in Episode Titles[]

Song references[]

Episode Titles - Quite a few episode titles from Supernatural come from Led Zeppelin song or album titles.

  • 02x01 "In My Time of Dying" - The episode title is a song from Led Zeppelin's, 1975 album Physical Graffiti.
  • 02x13 "Houses of the Holy" - Houses of the Holy was the title of a Led Zeppelin album released in 1973. It is also used as the title of a song from 1975's Physical Graffiti.
  • 02x20 "What Is And What Should Never Be" - The episode title is a song from 1969's Led Zeppelin II.
  • 04x21 "When the Levee Breaks" - The song was covered by Led Zeppelin in 1971 for Led Zeppelin IV.
  • 05x13 "The Song Remains the Same" - The episode title is the opening track for 1973's Houses of the Holy. The song title is also used for the 1976 concert film and live album.
  • 05x19 "Hammer of the Gods" - The title is derived from the line in "Immigrant Song" from Led Zeppelin III.
  • 05x22 "Swan Song" - The title could be a reference to Led Zeppelin's record label "Swan Song Records" or the song from 1974 itself.
  • 06x18 "Frontierland" was originally titled "Gallows Pole" - The title references a song from Led Zeppelin III.
  • 09x22 "Stairway to Heaven" - The episode title is a song from 1971's Led Zeppelin IV.

Album references[]

  • 02x02 "Everybody Loves a Clown" Side One of Zeppelin IV - Jo: "You know, I thought you were gonna toss me some cheap pickup line. Most hunters come through that door think they can get in my pants with some... pizza, a six pack, and side one of Zeppelin IV."
    • Songs on Side One of Zeppelin IV: Black Dog, Rock and Roll, The Battle of Evermore, Stairway to Heaven.