Original air date: 09/20/2005 Runtime: 43:05 min. Sam and Dean follow the coordinates left in their father's journal and land in the middle of the Colorado woods where they investigate the disappearance of several campers. The two brothers soon learn that they are dealing with a Wendigo, a creature made famous in Native American legends. A Wendigo is a former human whose cannibalism has transformed him into a creature with superhuman strength and speed.
Original air date: 09/27/2005 Runtime: 43:23 min. In a small town in Wisconsin, Sam and Dean investigate a series of mysterious drownings officially explained as suicides. They discover that the spirit of an angry little boy with the power to travel through water is taking revenge on certain town inhabitants for a dark secret buried long ago. Dean forms a bond with another young boy who seems to have the power of premonition.
Original air date: 10/04/2005 Runtime: 42:02 min. On TransNational flight 2485, a man possessed by the spirit of the Phantom Traveler causes the plane to crash, leaving only five survivors. Sam and Dean must exorcise the angry spirit before it attacks the survivors. The brothers realize the only way to vanquish the Phantom Traveler is to battle it on another flight.
Original air date: 10/11/2005 Runtime: 43:07 min. In suburban Nebraska, several partying high school teens jokingly dare their friend Charlie (MARNETTE PATTERSON) to look into a mirror and repeat "Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary, Bloody Mary," not knowing that this will unleash a series of mysterious murders. Sam and Dean realize that Bloody Mary has the power to travel through all reflective surfaces when she is hunting a victim. Worried that teens are accidentally summoning Bloody Mary, Sam and Dean race to destroy the violent spirit before she can kill again.
Original air date: 10/18/2005 Runtime: 41:45 min. Sam and Dean help Sam's old college buddy after he is accused of a murder he swears he didn't commit. The brothers discover a shape-shifter is adopting the likenesses of others and murdering people. The brothers' race to stop the killing spree takes a terrifying turn when the shape-shifter morphs into the likeness of Dean.
Original air date: 10/25/2005 Runtime: 40:28 min. In a small college town in Iowa, Sam and Dean encounter the infamous "Hook Man," a vengeful spirit who kills his victims with a shiny hook that serves as his hand. Sam and Dean learn that all the victims are connected to the daughter of a local minister. They race to find and destroy the Hook Man's bones before he comes after them.
Original air date: 11/08/2005 Runtime: 43:14 min. After a construction worker is killed by insects burrowing into his brain, Sam and Dean investigate a town's history and find that the new housing development is being built on sacred American Indian land. The Native Americans put a curse on the land after their reservation was ravaged and destroyed. Sam and Dean must find a way to survive and kill the deadly swarm of bees, locusts, spiders and beetles.
Original air date: 11/15/2005 Runtime: 42:46 min. Sam is haunted by a vision of a woman trapped in the brothers' childhood house and convinces a reluctant Dean that they need to go home. Upon arrival, they meet the woman in Sam's premonition, and she reveals that the house is haunted. The brothers discover that their father visited a psychic, Missouri Mosley (LORETTA DEVINE - "Waiting to Exhale," "Crash"), after their mother's death, and they seek insight from the same woman. Together, the three discover that a malevolent poltergeist has inhabited the house and set out to exorcise it but are blindsided when another unseen spirit steps in.
Original air date: 11/22/2005 Runtime: 43:08 min. Sam and Dean investigate an abandoned sanitarium and discover that the patients had held a revolt against the cruel and unusual punishments inflicted by the head doctor. While the brothers search the premises for four lost college students, the tortured spirits cause Dean and Sam to go insane, turning the brothers against each other.
Original air date: 01/10/2006 Runtime: 42:31 min. Sam and Dean finally make contact with their father, but he tells them to stop looking for him and sends them on another ghost-hunting job. Frustrated with their father's evasiveness, Sam sets out alone to find him while Dean obeys his father and stays. Dean investigates a small town in Indiana where couples have gone missing the same day each year and discovers the farmers are sacrificing them to a pagan god who takes the form of a scarecrow. While en route to California, Sam meets Meg (recurring guest star NICKI AYCOX), a young backpacker, who unbeknownst to Sam is working for a demon.
Original air date: 01/17/2006 Runtime: 43:12 min. While battling a demon, Dean is electrocuted, resulting in permanent damage to his heart and leaving him with only a couple of months to live. A despondent Sam searches desperately for a way to save his brother and believes he may have found an answer through a preacher who claims to heal the incurable. However, Dean and Sam discover that the preacher is getting help from the Grim Reaper, who is trading one life for another he feels is less worthy.
Original air date: 02/14/2006 Runtime: 43:11 min. Sam and Dean head to Minnesota where a young boy witnesses a man vanishing into thin air. While searching for clues, Sam is abducted by what he assumes is a supernatural being, and Dean is left to search frantically for his brother. However, both are stunned when they realize the kidnappers are human and are using the captives as human prey for a twisted hunting expedition.
Original air date: 02/28/2006 Runtime: 41:37 min. While investigating a mysterious death in Chicago, Sam and Dean run into Meg (recurring guest star NICKI AYCOX), who is thrilled to see Sam again. But the brothers soon discover that Meg is responsible for several murders and attempt to catch her. Unfortunately, Meg remains one step ahead of them and unleashes shadow spirits to ambush the brothers. Sam and Dean ultimately realize the trap isn't for them but for their father, John (recurring guest star JEFFREY DEAN MORGAN).
Original air date: 03/30/2006 Runtime: 40:30 min. Sam and Dean investigate a house haunted by the ghost of a man who killed his six daughters during the 1930s. The brothers discover a web site dedicated to the legend and realize the town is unknowingly conjuring up the evil spirit through the site.
Original air date: 04/06/2006 Runtime: 41:50 min. Sam and Dean investigate a small town in Wisconsin where children are falling into comas for no apparent reason. The brothers discover that a witch is creeping into the bedrooms of the children and stealing their "life force." While battling the witch, Dean recalls a past mistake that almost cost Sam his life at the hands of the very same witch, an event that has fueled Dean's protectiveness over Sam and his blind obedience to his father.
Original air date: 04/27/2006 Runtime: 40:42 min. After Sam has a vision of a family being attacked in the same manner as his mom was, the brothers and their father, John (recurring guest star JEFFREY DEAN MORGAN), head to Salvation, Iowa, to save the family Sam dreamed of and finally kill the demon using the antique gun they recently acquired. However, Meg (recurring guest star NICKI AYCOX) warns that she will start killing the Winchesters' friends unless they return the gun. John meets Meg to deliver a fake gun while the boys are left to deal with the demon.
Original air date: 05/04/2006 Runtime: 42:55 min. On a mission to save their father, John (recurring guest star JEFFREY DEAN MORGAN), from Meg (recurring guest star NICKI AYCOX), Sam and Dean seek help from an old family friend, Bobby (JIM BEAVER). When Meg shows up on Bobby's doorstep, the brothers lure her into a trap and exorcise the demon from her body after learning where John is being held prisoner. During the rescue attempt, a major battle ensues between the Winchesters and the demon they have been searching for all their lives.