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Supernatural: After School Special

Sam and Dean find out that a spirit is haunting one of their old schools. Through flashbacks we see what school was like for the Winchesters

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x13
Production Number: 3T7513
Airdate: Thursday January 29th, 2009

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Apr 12, 2009
NL (Net 5) Aug 13, 2010

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (38 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Colin Ford
As Young Sam
Brock Kelly
As Young Dean
Candice Accola
As Amanda Heckerling
Chad Willett
As Mr. Wyatt

Co-Guest Stars
Cainan Wiebe
As Barry Cook
Reilly Dolman
Tim Henry
As Dirk McGregor Sr.
Eileen Barrett
As Dean's Teacher
Merritt Patterson
As Cheerleader
Maggie Ma
As Jennifer Tanaka
Dan Joffre
As Coach
Main Cast
Jared Padalecki
As Sam Winchester
Jensen Ackles
As Dean Winchester


At Truman High School in Fairfax, Indiana, the jocks and cheerleaders are in the cafeteria discussing Taylor, who’s rumored to have been sleeping around. They refuse to let her sit with them and start chanting “slut.” She goes to another table and sits to a fat girl, April. April says she feels sorry for Taylor, who insults her. April runs off in tears. The next day, Taylor is in the bathroom when April comes up behind her. She tells Taylor she isn’t fat and then slams the girl’s head into the mirror. She then drags the girl over to the toilet and drowns her, as black ooze drips from her eye...

Read the full recap
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
ForeignerLong, Long Way From Homeas Young Sam and Dean arrive at school

Episode Quotes
Dean: So what's our cover? FBI, Homeland Security, Swedish exchange students?

Dean: Today you will have the honor of playing one of the greatest games ever invented. A game of skill, agility, cunning. A game with one simple rule. Dodge. (hits kid with ball) Sorry.

Sam: Having fun?
Dean: The whistle makes me their god.
Sam: Right. Nice shorts.

Dean: I had to break into the principal's office to get this. Oh, and FYI, three of the cheerleaders are legal. Guess which ones.
Sam: No.

Mr. Wyatt: You know this assignment was non-fiction, right?
Young Sam: Yes, Mr. Wyatt.
Mr. Wyatt: So you and your family killed a werewolf last summer, huh?

Dean: That ghost is dead. I'm gonna to rip its lungs out! Well, you know what I mean.

Dean: Ghost getting creative--well, that's super.

Dean: Well, we'd really like to pay our respects, Mr. McGregor. Umm, you mind telling us where Dirk is buried?
Dirk McGregor Sr.: Oh, he wasn't. I had him cremated.
Dean: All of him?
Dirk McGregor Sr.: Well, I kept a lock of his hair.
Dean: Oh, that's... that's nice. Where do you keep that?

Dean: All right, everybody stay where you are. You'll be okay.
Coach: Aren't you the P.E. teacher?
Dean: Not really. I'm like 21 Jump Street. The bus driver sells pot. Yeah.

(a boy passes out on top of Sam)
Sam: Little help.
Dean: He's giving you the full cowgirl.

Cultural References
Dean: Whatever, go have your Robin Williams "O Captain, My Captain" moment, just make it quick,

This is a reference to a scene in the film Dead Poets Society, starring Robin Williams as a teacher at a conservative private school, who is admired by his students for his unconventional teaching methods. In the beginning of the movie, Robin Williams jokingly tells the students that they may refer to him as "O Captain, My Captain" if they feel daring. This is in turn a reference to a poem of the same title by Walt Whitman.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorEric Kripke
Executive ProducerMcG  |  Eric Kripke  |  Robert Singer (1)  |  Kim Manners
Co-Executive ProducerBen Edlund  |  Peter Johnson  |  Philip Sgriccia
Supervising ProducerSera Gamble
ProducerVladimir Stefoff  |  Todd Philip Aronauer
Co-ProducerJerry Wanek  |  Serge LaDouceur
Associate ProducerKristin Cronin
Production DesignerJohn Marcynuk
EditorAnthony Pinker
CastingCarol Kritzer  |  Robert J. Ulrich  |  Eric Dawson  |  Heike Brandstatter  |  Coreen Mayrs
First Assistant DirectorKevin Parks
Second Assistant DirectorAmanda Bartley
MusicJay Gruska
Music EditorDino A. Moriana
Music SupervisorAlexandra Patsavas
Costume DesignerDiane Widas
Set DecoratorGeorge Neuman
Property MasterChristopher Cooper
Script SupervisorPam Lawrence
Re-Recording MixerDennis Kirk  |  Bill Jackson (1)
Director of PhotographySerge LaDouceur
Stunt CoordinatorLou Bollo
Post Production CoordinatorJennefer Teegen
Production ManagerTodd Pittson
Sound MixerDonald Painchaud
Executive Story EditorJeremy Carver  |  Julie Siege  |  Cathryn Humphris
Key Makeup ArtistShannon Coppin
Visual Effects SupervisorIvan Hayden
Visual Effects ProducerGrant Lindsay
Key HairstylistJeannie Chow
Special Effects SupervisorRandy Shymkiw
Original CastingPatrick Rush
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