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Supernatural: No Rest for the Wicked

It's 30 hours before Dean's deal with the crossroads demon is up and Dean, Sam and Bobby are searching for Lilith, who holds the contract. They discover her location and Sam summons Ruby for help despite Dean's protests. Ruby warns them they aren't ready to fight Lilith yet but they steal her knife and depart for New Harmony, Indiana. In a battle to the death, Sam, Dean and Bobby take on Lilith and all her demons in a last ditch effort to save Dean's life.

Source: CW

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x16
Production Number: 3T6916
Airdate: Thursday May 15th, 2008

Director: Kim Manners
Writer: Eric Kripke

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Jun 29, 2008
Greece Jun 25, 2009
NL (Net 5) May 16, 2010

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (55 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Jim Beaver
As Bobby Singer
Sierra McCormick
As Fremont Girl
Anna Galvin
As Mrs. Fremont
George Coe
As Pat Fremont
Jonathan Potts
As Mr. Fremont

Co-Guest Stars
Peter Hanlon
As Tom Wepram
Brad Loree
As Police Officer (as Bradley Loree)
Main Cast
Jared Padalecki
As Sam Winchester
Jensen Ackles
As Dean Winchester
Lauren Cohan
As Bela Talbot


Dean is running through the woods and finds himself face to face with a hellhound. It follows him as he tries to run away, and brings him down. As it starts to rip him open… he awakes, having dozed off while reading up on hell hounds. Sam comes in and admits the only have 30 hours left before Dean's year-long grace period ends and Lilith can collect his soul. Bobby has a lead on Lilith but as they leave, Dean hallucinates that Dean's face is corrupted...

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Episode Notes
Due the writers strike, only sixteen episodes could be shot this season. This is the season finale of the third season.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Bon JoviWanted Dead or Alivethe brothers driving to New Harmony
KansasCarry On Wayward Sonopening montage

Episode Quotes
Bobby: Ain't you just bringing down the room.
Dean: Well, it's a gift.

Dean: We’ve got the knife.
Bobby: And you intend to use it without me. Do I look like a ditchable prom date to you?

Bobby: Tell me. How many hallucinations you got?
Dean: How'd you know?
Bobby: Because that's what happens when you've got hell hounds on your butt. And because I'm smart.

Sam: Then what am I supposed to do?
Dean: Keep fighting. And take care of my wheels.

Bobby: Actually it's not all that crazy.
Dean: How is it not that crazy?
Bobby: Well you got just over 5 hours to go... You're piercin' the veil, Dean. glimps'n the B side.
Dean: A little less new age-y please.
Bobby: You're almost Hell's bitch... so you can see Hell's other bitches.
Dean: Thank you!

Episode Goofs
Right after Ruby hits Sam she beats Dean to the ground. In the exact moment he falls he has the knife in his hand, in he next scene he doesn`t , until he falls on the ground again.

Cultural References
Dean: Ruby's just jerking your chain down the road. You know what it's paved with and you know where it's going.

This is a reference to the phrase "The road to hell is paved with good intentions."

Dean: Every time one of us is up the creek, the other one of us is begging to sell their soul.

This is a reference to the phrase "Up shit creek without a paddle."

Dean: And what, give a columbian necktie to a 10-year-old girl?

A Columbian Necktie is the act of slitting someone's throat and then pulling their tongue through the opening.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorEric Kripke
Executive ProducerMcG  |  Eric Kripke  |  Robert Singer (1)
Property MasterChristopher Cooper
Visual Effects ProducerGrant Lindsay
Warning: Supernatural season 3 episode 16 guide may contain spoilers
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