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Supernatural: Rock and a Hard Place

When a mysterious abductor targets members of a virgin chastity group, Sam and Dean go undercover to track down the killer when Sheriff Jody Mills asks them for help. However, Dean disappears and Sam and Jody end up tracking him down.

Episode Info

Episode number: 9x8
Production Number: 4X5058
Airdate: Tuesday November 26th, 2013

Director: John MacCarthy
Writer: Jen Klein

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Dec 02, 2013
UK (E4) Feb 24, 2015


Guest Stars
Kim RhodesKim Rhodes
As Sheriff Jody Mills
Lindy BoothLindy Booth
As Bonnie Fuschau
Susie AbromeitSusie Abromeit
As Suzy Lee

Co-Guest Stars
Tiera SkovbyeTiera Skovbye
As Honor
Hannah PedersonHannah Pederson
As Barb Blanton
Andrew LissettAndrew Lissett
As Pastor Fred
Megan BatchelorMegan Batchelor
As Chastity Member
Main Cast
Jared PadaleckiJared Padalecki
As Sam Winchester
Jensen AcklesJensen Ackles
As Dean Winchester


In Hartford, South Dakota, a waitress, Honor, locks up a diner for the night and walks past a homeless man, Slim, sleeping against the building. Honor sets some leftover food down to next to him and goes on, unaware at first that someone is watching her from the bushes. The woman finally hears someone moving and glances over, and nervously continues to her SUV. Honor trips and drops her keys beneath her car, and crawls underneath to get them. Someone approaches and the woman activates the mini-taser on her key chain, but her pursuer lifts the SUV up and then releases a burst of brilliant blue flame. He then drags Honor to a hatch and dumps her into the chamber below...

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Episode Quotes
Sam: Okay, so we have missing church folk and superstrength. Maybe angels harvesting vessels, could be a Buddy Boyle-type thing.
Sheriff Jody Mills: Wait... angels? You're joking.
Dean: Don't get your pants on fire. They suck.

Sheriff Jody Mills: Barb Blanton, our missing bride-to-be...
Sam: Yeah?
Sheriff Jody Mills: Mom said she heard Barb and her fiancé in Barb's bedroom.
Sam: Going at it.
Sheriff Jody Mills: Well, she said she heard sex noises, then Barb crying, then Neil telling Barb it didn't count because it was under 30 seconds.

Sam: So dragons are off the list.
Sheriff Jody Mills: Is there dragons? Those are a thing?
Sam: Yeah. Too many things are things.

Suzy Lee: You're not like... the other guys in town, are you? You're kind of a... bad boy.
Dean: I don't know. Why don't you ask me that in Spanish?
Suzy Lee: ¿Eres un chico malo?
Dean: Si.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorEric Kripke
Executive ProducerJeremy Carver  |  Adam Glass  |  Philip Sgriccia  |  Robert Singer
Co-Executive ProducerJim Michaels  |  Andrew Dabb  |  Eric Charmelo  |  Nicole Snyder
ProducerRobbie Thompson  |  Todd Philip Aronauer
Co-ProducerCraig Matheson  |  Serge LaDouceur  |  Jerry Wanek
Consulting ProducerBrad Buckner  |  Eugenie Ross-Leming
Associate ProducerPablito C. Tancinco
Production DesignerJohn Marcynuk
EditorNicole Baer
CastingCarol Kritzer  |  Alex Newman  |  Patrick Rush  |  Eric Dawson  |  Robert J. Ulrich  |  Heike Brandstatter  |  Coreen Mayrs
First Assistant DirectorDavid Markowitz
Second Assistant DirectorGabriel Correa
MusicChristopher Lennertz
Music EditorDino A. Moriana
Music SupervisorAlexandra Patsavas
Costume DesignerKerry Weinrauch
Set DecoratorGeorge Neuman
Transportation CoordinatorMark Gould
Property MasterChristopher Cooper
Script SupervisorTammy Bentz
Supervising Sound EditorMichael E. Lawshe
Re-Recording MixerTodd Orr  |  Dennis Kirk
Director of PhotographySerge LaDouceur
Stunt CoordinatorLou Bollo
Executive ConsultantEric Kripke  |  McG
Production ManagementCraig Matheson
Sound MixerDonald Painchaud
Visual Effects SupervisorMark Meloche
Visual Effects ProducerGrant Lindsay
Key HairstylistJeannie Chow
Special Effects SupervisorRandy Shymkiw
Key MakeupZabrina Matiru
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