What’s Your Favorite ‘Supernatural’ Episode? 4 Staff Picks

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Hey, SPN Family! This is an excerpt from TV Guide Magazine’s special issue, Supernatural Forever! Grab it on newsstands now through August 16, 2021, or order it internationally at SupernaturalSpecial.com for a ton of incredible pics of the boys, a pull-out poster, and the full scoop on all 15 seasons of the demon-hunting hit!

“Scoobynatural”

What’s better than the Winchesters and Co. fighting their usual demons? Sam, Dean and Castiel becoming cartoons and battling baddies alongside the iconic Scooby-Doo gang in Season 13’s animated episode!

“The French Mistake”

I always loved the creativity of the meta episodes, and my favorite was “The French Mistake” from Season 6. The boys find themselves on the set of a TV show titled Supernatural, where Dean and Sam have to pretend to be the actors who play them on TV (Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki and Misha Collins, above). It’s hilarious, and a fun look from the other side of the camera.

“Fan Fiction”

The 200th episode was a clever love letter to the show’s fandom, set at a girls’ school’s performance of Supernatural: The Musical (from left: Alyssa Lynch, Ackles, Padalecki and Natalie Sharp). I can only chuckle, recalling the goofy self-references and amusing nods to fan-favorite ’ships, capped off by a lovely rendition of SPN’s unofficial theme song, Kansas’ “Carry On Wayward Son.” Bravo!

“Baby”

Great brother moments (Ackles, left), the Impala and a monster hunt—all in one unique package. What other show could tell an entire episode from a car’s perspective?

Sound off with your favorite Supernatural episode in the comments below!