|“||Cass is... hmm... he's gone. He's... dead. We run the show now.||”|
In season seven, the events take place right after the angel Castiel absorbed the souls of Purgatory declares himself as the new God. And the "mutated angel" goes around the planet to try and finish his "work". Eventually, thanks to a little bit of help from the Horseman Death, the Winchesters convince the angel to return all the souls back to Purgatory. Castiel manages to return all souls but souls of some of the older creatures escape. Something in which the Winchesters will find themselves in an increasingly sinister, changing landscape, as they go up against this new foe, which is unlike anything they've ever fought before: the Leviathans, the very first beasts created by God, but were then locked away in Purgatory for being too destructive. The brothers will find their old tricks, weapons and hiding places all rendered useless. All they'll have is each other with the certainty that, like the last of the cowboy outlaws, whatever they face, they're not going down without a fight.
Season seven finds Dean and Sam reeling from the loss of Bobby and without the help of Castiel. Sam's violent memories of Hell threaten to overtake him, threatening not just his life, but his brother's as well. Dean struggles under the weight of a secret that threatens to tear them apart. They are about to face an enemy more cunning and adaptable than any they've ever fought. As the landscape around them becomes increasingly treacherous, the tools they've come to rely upon will be stripped away. Our heroes, like so many outlaws before them, will find themselves utterly outmatched and outgunned and pushed to their limits, with no one to rely on but each other.
As the season progresses the Leviathans become a much greater threat where Sam and Dean are forced to form an alliance with a resurrected Castiel, Meg, Crowley, a ghostly Bobby Singer and the prophet Kevin Tran to defeat the Leviathans and their leader Dick Roman with a weapon designed by God. Bobby begins to turn into a vengeful spirit forcing Sam and Dean to destroy him. Dean manages to kill Dick but the after effects cause him and Castiel to end up in Purgatory while Crowley abducts Meg and Kevin. With Bobby dead, Sam is completely alone...
- Jared Padalecki as Sam Winchester (23/23) and Leviathan Sam (1/22) (episode 6)
- Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester (23/23), Lucifer (1/23) (episode 2), and Leviathan Dean (1/22) (episode 6)
Special Guest Stars
- Misha Collins as Castiel (5/23) (episodes 1-2, 17, 21, 23) and Leviathans (2/23) (episodes 1-2)
- DJ Qualls as Garth Fitzgerald IV (2/23) (episodes 8, 18)
- Charisma Carpenter as Maggie Stark (1/23) (episode 5)
- James Marsters as Don Stark (1/23) (episode 5)
- Jim Beaver as Bobby Singer (12/23) (episodes 1-4, 6, 9-10, 18-20, 22-23) and Chet (1/23) (episode 6)
- Mark Pellegrino as Lucifer (6/23) (episodes 1-4, 15, 17)
- Mark A. Sheppard as Crowley (5/23) (episodes 1, 6, 8, 22-23)
- Kim Rhodes as Jody Mills (3/23) (episodes 2, 6, 12)
- Rachel Miner as Meg (3/23) (episodes 17, 21, 23)
- Julian Richings as Death (1/23) (episode 1)
- Colin Ford as Young Sam Winchester (1/23) (episode 3)
- Alona Tal as Jo Harvelle (1/23) (episode 4)
- Emily Perkins as Becky Rosen (1/23) (episode 8)
- Carrie Anne Fleming as Karen Singer (1/23) (episode 10)
- Steven Williams as Rufus Turner (1/23) (episode 10)
- Rick Worthy as Alpha Vampire (1/23) (episode 22)
- James Patrick Stuart as Dick Roman (6/23) (episodes 6, 9-10, 20, 22-23)
- Benito Martinez as Edgar (5/23) (episodes 2-3, 9, 21-22)
- Cameron Bancroft as Dr. Gaines (3/23) (episodes 2-3, 9)
- Sean Owen Roberts as Chet (3/23) (episodes 3, 5-6)
- Olivia Cheng as Susan (3/23) (episodes 9, 22-23)
- Kevin R. McNally as Frank Devereaux (3/23) (episodes 6, 11, 16)
- Osric Chau as Kevin Tran (3/23) (episodes 21-23)
- Khaira Ledeyo as Linda Tran (2/23) (episodes 21-22)
- Larissa Gomes as Louise and Bobby Singer (2/23) (episodes 22-23)
- Cindy Busby as Jenny Klein (1/22) (episode 5)
- Collin MacKechnie as Young Bobby Singer (1/23) (episode 10)
- Madison McLaughlin as Krissy Chambers (1/23) (episode 11)
- Harry Groener as Proffesor Morrison (1/23) (episode 13)
- Bill Dow as Kadinsky and Lucifer (1/23) (episode 17)
- Felicia Day as Charlie Bradbury (1/23) (episode 20)
- Lissa Neptuno as Channing Ngo (1/23) (episode 21)
|There was something about being there... It felt pure.|
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DO NOT CHANGE!
|Meet the New Boss||Writer: Sera Gamble||Director: Phil Sgriccia||09/23/11||#127 701|
|CASTIEL TAKES ON HIS NEW ROLE AS GOD - Castiel (guest star Misha Collins) doesn't kill Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Bobby (guest star Jim Beaver) but warns them not to interfere in his business. Assuming his new role as God, Castiel sets out to right some of the wrongs in the world. Dean decides they should bind Death (guest star Julian Richings) and order him to stop Castiel, but the former angel is one step ahead of them, leaving Dean to face a very angry Death. Meanwhile, Sam struggles to deal with the broken wall in his head.
|Hello, Cruel World||Writer: Ben Edlund||Director: Guy Bee||9/30/2011||#128 702|
|SAM HAS FLASHBACKS FROM HELL - Castiel (guest star Misha Collins) continues to struggle with the burdens that come with his new-fangled power. The broken wall in Sam's (Jared Padalecki) head causes him to have hallucinations, and he has difficulty discerning what's real and what's not. Bobby (guest star Jim Beaver) worries that Dean (Jensen Ackles) is beginning to stumble under the weight of fighting Castiel and keeping an eye on Sam.
|The Girl Next Door||Writer: Andrew Dabb and Daniel Loflin||Director: Jensen Ackles||10/07/11||#129 703|
|JENSEN ACKLES DIRECTS - Dean (Jensen Ackles) is furious after Sam (Jared Padalecki) disappears to follow a lead on a case with clues that are identical to a case Sam solved as a kid. The demon turns out to be Amy (guest star Jewel Staite), who has been killing low-life thugs and taking their brains for dinner the same demon Sam found as a kid.
|Defending Your Life||Writer: Adam Glass||Director: Robert Singer||10/14/2011||#130 704|
|DEAN IS PUT ON TRIAL FOR HIS PAST SINS - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a string of gruesome murders and discover the Egyptian god Osiris (guest star Faran Tahir) is behind the deaths. The vengeful god is putting people on trial for their past mistakes and killing them if found guilty. Osiris hones in on Dean's guilt and decides he's the next to stand trial. Sam steps in as Dean's lawyer, but both brothers are unprepared when Osiris calls an unexpected witness: Jo (guest star Alona Tal).
|Shut Up, Dr. Phil||Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming||Director: Phil Sgriccia||10/21/2011||#131 705|
|"BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER" ALUMS CHARISMA CARPENTER AND JAMES MARSTERS GUEST STAR - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) meet Maggie Stark (guest star Charisma Carpenter), a witch who has unleashed her wrath on a small town, resulting in numerous deaths. Sam and Dean track down her husband, Donald (guest star James Marsters), to see if he can help. Donald tells the brothers that Maggie is mad at him for having an affair and is taking it out on the townspeople.
|Slash Fiction||Writer: Robbie Thompson||Director: John F. Showalter||10/28/2011||#132 706|
|DOUBLE THE WINCHESTERS, DOUBLE THE FUN - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are once again on the FBI's "Most Wanted" list when two Leviathans clone the brothers and go on a killing spree. The subject of a nationwide manhunt, Sam and Dean need to drop off the grid so Bobby (guest star Jim Beaver) sends them to Frank Deveraux (guest star Kevin R. McNally), a quirky surveillance expert, for help. Meanwhile, Bobby continues to search for a way to kill the Levianthans, or at least slow them down, so the real Winchesters can stop their evil doppelgangers.
|The Mentalists||Writer: Ben Acker and Ben Blacker||Director: Mike Rohl||11/4/2011||#133 707|
|MEDIUM RARE - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate the gruesome murders of resident mediums in Lily Dale, the most "psychic" town in America. They discover that an angry spirit is killing off the psychics one by one, but in a town full of people who claim to be summoning spirits, they have a little trouble identifying the medium controlling the ghost.
|Season Seven, Time for a Wedding!||Writer: Andrew Dabb and Daniel Loflin||Director: Tim Andrew||11/11/2011||#134 708|
|HERE COMES THE GROOM; PLUS DJ QUALLS GUEST STARS - While on a hunt, Sam (Jared Padalecki) runs into someone from his past and a confrontation ensues. Meanwhile, Dean reluctantly teams up with a quirky, laid-back hunter named Garth (guest star DJ Qualls), when he finds himself in a situation that he just cannot explain.
|How to Win Friends and Influence Monsters||Writer: Ben Edlund||Director: Guy Bee||11/18/2011||#135 709|
|IT'S A JERSEY DEVIL OF A TIME - Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Bobby (guest star Jim Beaver) become actual hunters, in the true sense of the word, when they set up camp in a New Jersey state park to track a creature that has been attacking people in the woods. The townsfolk claim it is the real Jersey Devil. Meanwhile, Dean is beyond thrilled to find a Biggerson's restaurant in town, but is devastated when he discovers the restaurant's special sandwich seems to be making people crazy.
|Death's Door||Writer: Sera Gamble||Director: Robert Singer||12/02/2011||#136 710|
|BOBBY REVISITS HIS PAST - As Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) race the clock on a high-stakes mission, Bobby (guest star Jim Beaver) seeks the help of an unlikely old friend to solve one of the most personal cases of his life.
|Adventures In Babysitting||Writer: Adam Glass||Director: Jeannot Szwarc||01/06/2012||#137 711|
|"ONCE UPON A TIME" ACTRESS MEGHAN ORY GUEST STARS - Still reeling after what happened to Bobby (guest star Jim Beaver), Dean (Jensen Ackles) becomes dangerously obsessed over finding a way to take down Dick Roman (guest star James Patrick Stuart). Meanwhile, Sam (Jared Padalecki) decides to help a teenage girl (guest star Madison Mclaughlin) look for her father (guest star Ian Tracey), a hunter who has gone missing. Sam traces his last steps to a truck stop where the help (guest star Meghan Ory) turns out not to be so friendly.
|Time After Time||Writer: Robbie Thompson||Director: Phil Sgriccia||01/13/2012||#138 712|
|JASON DOHRING ("RINGER," "VERONICA MARS") AND NICHOLAS LEA ("THE X-FILES") GUEST STAR; DEAN GETS STUCK IN THE '40S - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) tangle with the God of Time (guest star Jason Dohring), who sends Dean back to 1944, where he is immediately arrested by none other than the one and only Eliot Ness (guest star Nicholas Lea). While trying to figure out how to retrieve his brother, Sam is surprised by the reappearance of an old friend.
|The Slice Girls||Writer: Eugenie Ross-Leming and Brad Buckner||Director: Jerry Wanek||02/03/2012||#139 713|
|DEAN'S ONE NIGHT STAND HAS SERIOUS COMPLICATIONS; "THE VAMPIRE DIARIES" SARA CANNING GUEST STARS - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a case where the victims' hands and feet have been severed and each have been branded with a strange symbol. While Sam does some research at a local university, Dean heads to one of his favorite places to investigate the town bar. Dean strikes up a conversation with a local named Lydia (guest star Sara Canning, "The Vampire Diaries"), and the two go back to her place. Sam discovers the symbol on the bodies is a sign of Amazon warriors.
|Plucky Pennywhistle's Magical Menagerie||Writer: Andrew Dabb and Daniel Loflin||Director: Mike Rohl||02/10/12||#140 714|
|CLOWNS, UNICORNS AND SHARKS, OH MY! - Sam (Jared Padalecki) is forced to confront a childhood fear when a case takes him and Dean (Jensen Ackles) to Kansas to investigate Plucky Pennywhistle's Magical Menagerie, a local pizza chain that hosts children's birthday parties. Sam and Dean discover that the victims' children had recently been to the restaurant and drawn a picture of their worst fear, which then came to life to kill their parent. While Dean confronts the man behind the magic, Sam is left to deal with some very angry clowns.
|Repo Man||Writer: Ben Edlund||Director: Thomas J. Wright||02/17/2012||#141 715|
|DOUBLE TROUBLE - Four years ago, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) helped a woman named Nora (guest star Nicole Oliver) exorcise a demon that was systematically killing women in a small town. They managed to save the postal worker, Jeffrey (guest star Russell Sams), while vanquishing the demon but now it seems the black-eyed monster has reared his ugly head and returned for a second helping. The brothers visit Jeffrey, who has been locked in a psych ward since the incident, to see if he can remember any of the demon's plans while he was possessed.
|Out With The Old||Writer: Robert Singer and Jenny Klein.||Director: John F. Showalter||3/16/2012||#142 716|
|DOUBLE TROUBLE - After a ballerina is found dead from dancing herself to death, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) look into the case and discover the ballet slippers she wore were cursed. When Dean accidentally touches the shoes the power of the curse starts to take hold of him.
|The Born-Again Identity||Writer: Sera Gamble||Director: Robert Singer||03/23/2012||#143 717|
|MISHA COLLINS RETURNS! - Lucifer (guest star Mark Pellegrino) drives Sam (Jared Padalecki) to the breaking point and Sam ends up in a mental hospital. Desperate to save his brother, Dean (Jensen Ackles) calls every hunter he knows for help. One of the hunters gives him the name of a healer who turns out to have a very familiar face (guest star Misha Collins).
|Party On, Garth||Writer: Adam Glass||Director: Phil Sgriccia||3/30/12||#144 718|
|GARTH IS BACK TO HELP THE WINCHESTERS - Dean (Jensen Ackles) is surprised when he gets a call from Garth (guest star DJ Qualls) asking for the brothers' help on a case. Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean discover they are battling a Shojo, a Japanese creature sent to seek revenge on enemies. The worst part about fighting a Shojo? You can only see it when you're drunk.
|Of Grave Importance||Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming||Director: Tim Andrew||04/20/2012||#145 719|
|AN OLD HUNTER FRIEND RECONNECTS WITH SAM AND DEAN - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) get a call from Annie Hawkins (guest star Jamie Luner), an old hunter friend, asking for help on a case. When they arrive in town, they find out Annie has disappeared. They trace her last whereabouts to an old abandoned house that is haunted by a powerful ghost.
|The Girl With The Dungeons and Dragons Tattoo||Writer: Robbie Thompson||Director: John MacCarthy||04/27/2012||#146 720|
|FELICIA DAY ("THE GUILD," "EUREKA") GUEST STARS - Dick Roman (James Patrick Stuart) acquires Frank's hard drive that contains sensitive information about the Winchesters and gives it to an unsuspecting brilliant hacker named Charlie (guest star Day) telling her she has 48 hours to crack the firewall or she is fired. Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are tipped off that Dick has the hard drive and race to get to Charlie before she breaks the code. Meanwhile, Bobby (Jim Beaver) tries to help the brothers, but his rage towards Dick for killing him starts to get in the way.
|Reading Is Fundamental||Writer: Ben Edlund||Director: Ben Edlund||05/04/2012||#147 721|
|CASTIEL AWAKENS FROM HIS COMATOSE STATE - Meg (guest star Rachel Miner) calls Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) and tells them Castiel (guest star Misha Collins) is awake and talking. Meanwhile, a teenager named Kevin (guest star Osric Chau) gets hit by a bolt of lightening and is turned into a reluctant prophet. Sam and Dean believe Kevin holds the key to defeating the Leviathans but must fight off two Angels who want him for their own purposes.
|There Will Be Blood||Writer: Andrew Dabb and Daniel Loflin||Director: Guy Bee||05/11/2012||#148 722|
|SAM AND DEAN SEEK OUT AN ALPHA - In order to defeat Dick Roman (guest star James Patrick Stuart) and the Leviathans, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) must locate three key items. Castiel (Misha Collins) helps with one but for the last objects, the Winchesters must face two of their strongest opponents: an Alpha (guest star Rick Worthy) and Crowley (guest star Mark Sheppard). Meanwhile, Bobby (guest star Jim Beaver) tries out a new ghost trick that ends up being very dangerous.
|Survival of the Fittest||Writer: Sera Gamble||Director: Robert Singer||05/18/2012||#149 723|
|SAM AND DEAN STORM SUCROCORP TO TAKE DOWN DICK ROMAN - Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam (Jared Padalecki) prepare for battle with Dick Roman (guest star James Patrick Stuart). Dick's in the final phase of his plan and the Winchesters must team up with Castiel (guest star Misha Collins), Bobby (guest star Jim Beaver), Meg (guest star Rachel Miner) and Kevin (guest star Osric Chau), the prophet, to stop him. However, Dick is one of the smartest enemies they've ever faced so it's a mind game to see who can keep the upper hand.
- The season had an average of 2.03 million viewers and 0.89 rating.
- Survival of the Fittest is the least watched season finale of the series.
- The main antagonist of season seven is Dick Roman and the secondary antagonists are Lucifer (hallucination) and Edgar.
- This season marks the first appearances of Amazons, Clown, Gorilla-wolves, Kitsune, Leviathans, Prophet, Purgatory, Shōjō, Unicorns and Vetala.
- This is the first season to feature a Witch and Psychic since Season 5.
- This is the first season to have 23 episodes, a trend which lasted until Season 14, which contains 20 episodes.
- Misha Collins was demoted to a guest star this season.
- This is the second season to have a cast member direct an episode with Season 6 being the first one.
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