Our Father, Who Aren't in Heaven is the 8th episode and the mid-season finale of Season 15. It aired on December 12, 2019.
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- Rob Benedict as God
- Jake Abel as Michael and Adam Milligan
- Shoshannah Stern as Eileen Leahy
- Keith Szarabajka as Donatello Redfield and God
- Ruth Connell as Rowena MacLeod
- Anna Grace Barlow as Lilith
- Luvia Peterson as Sue Barrish
- Lesha Jay Vescio as Casino Bar Waitress
- Kheon Clarke as Reporting Demon
- Sabrina Prada as Dinner Lady
Featured Supernatural Beings
- Angels (Metatron, mentioned only)
- Archangels (Michael; Lucifer, mentioned only; Alternate Michael, flashbacks only)
- Demons (Rowena's demons)
- Crossroad Demon (Crowley, mentioned only)
- Nephilim (Jack Kline, flashback only)
- Primordial Entities (God; The Darkness, mentioned and flashbacks only)
- Prophet (Donatello Redfield)
- Seraph (Castiel)
- Witch (Rowena MacLeod, soul only)
- Vampires (mentioned only)
- White-eyed Demons (Lilith)
- Lilith previously appeared in Proverbs 17:3.
- God previously appeared in Atomic Monsters.
- Rowena MacLeod previously appeared in The Rupture.
- Donatello Redfield previously appeared in Game Night.
- Michael previously appeared in Swan Song.
- Adam Milligan previously appeared in Point of No Return.
- The Darkness was shown in a flashback. She previously appeared in Raising Hell.
- Jack Kline was shown in a flashback. He previously appeared in Moriah.
- Alternate Michael was shown in a flashback. He previously appeared in Ouroboros.
- Lucifer was mentioned. He previously appeared in a nightmare in Proverbs 17:3.
- Donna Hanscum was mentioned. She previously appeared in Damaged Goods.
- Jody Mills was mentioned. She previously appeared in The Scar.
- Crowley was mentioned. He previously appeared in All Along the Watchtower.
- Metatron was mentioned. He previously appeared in All in the Family.
- Angels were previously featured in Jack in the Box.
- Hell was previously featured in The Rupture.
- Archangels were previously featured in Proverbs 17:3.
- Holy Fire was previously featured in Nihilism.
- An angel blade was previously featured in Golden Time.
- Werewolves were previously featured in Proverbs 17:3.
- Rowena's journals were previously featured in Golden Time.
- Lilith's Chamber was previously featured in The Rupture.
- The Demon Tablet was previously featured in Good Intentions.
- A rift was previously featured in Exodus.
- There is a five-week hiatus after this episode.
- The episode was watched by 1.11 million viewers and got a 0.3 rating.
- This is the final mid-season finale of Supernatural and the final episode of the decade.
- Jake Abel returns to the show to reprise his role as Michael (211 episodes later) and Adam Milligan (215 episodes later).
- The episode title is a reference to the fact that God isn't in Heaven.
- This is the fourth and final mid-season finale to be written by Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming with Holy Terror, O Brother, Where Art Thou? and LOTUS being the first three.
- This is the second mid-season finale to feature a version of Michael with The Spear being the first one.
- God is revealed to have the ability to mentally control and speak through a prophet.
- Castiel is shown to struggle with his already failing powers again in this episode.
- Team Free Will's confrontation with the demons occurred outside of Lilith's Chamber.
- Michael's supposed madness is revealed to be a lie made up by God and Lucifer.
- Rowena MacLeod is revealed to have taken over Hell as its new Queen after the events in The Rupture.
- This is the sixth time Castiel heals Dean Winchester on-screen. However, this is the first time where he doesn't directly touch Dean's wound.
- This is the second episode to feature the death of Lilith with Lucifer Rising being the first one.
- It is revealed that Michael shares control of Adam Milligan's body after their time together in The Cage.
- Scenes from previous seasons were shown when Castiel showed Michael the truth about God:
- Michael reveals the spell to trap God, the same spell God used to trap the Darkness. However, while they have most of the ingredients, they need a Leviathan Blossom from Purgatory.
- Dead bodies of people sprawled out on the floor of a restaurant without a scratch on them is similar to the Pizzeria where Death kills patrons in his vicinity.
- God communicating with Eileen Leahy via webcam while disguised as a hunter mirrors the way he contacted Becky Rosen in Sympathy for the Devil to pass along the message about the Michael Sword.
- The vast difference in power between Michael and Raphael can easily be seen in this episode. While Raphael needed the spell Crowley got from Eleanor Visyak to open a doorway to Purgatory in The Man Who Knew Too Much, Michael is effortlessly able to open a rift to Purgatory in this episode with just his archangel powers and a snap of his fingers.
- This episode implies that Napoleon Bonaparte's short stature was due to Rowena's magic. She is also mentioned to be an aquintance of The Rolling Stones lead singer, Mick Jagger.
- This episode marks the first time Adam has been to the Men of Letters bunker.
- Therefore, as of this episode, all members of the Winchester family have been inside the bunker.
- The waitress serving Chuck drinks is named Jessica, which is the same name as Sam's girlfriend.
Behind the Scenes