The eighth season of Supernatural kicks off this Wednesday. The season seven finale had Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Castiel (Misha Collins) getting sucked into Purgatory once head Leviathan, Dick Roman was killed by the Winchester brothers.
Some new images from the first and second episode of season 8.
Episode one of season 8 is titled “We Need to Talk About Kevin.” The premiere takes place one year after the season 7 cliffhanger. Dean goes find Sam (Jared Padalecki) but the reunion is not what he expected. Sam has a new life he finds hard to leave behind now that Dean is back. Dean recounts what happened to him and Castiel in Purgatory. Sam still drops everything and joins Dean on the search for the prophet Kevin Tran (Osric Chau), who was taken by the demon Crowley (Mark Sheppard) at the end of Season 7. Kevin has managed to escape from Crowley and has some cataclysmic information he gleamed from the word of God tablet. Kevin tells the Winchesters what Crowley now wants.
The episode is titled, “What’s Up Tiger Mommy.” Crowley has captured Kevin’s mother (Lauren Tom) as leverage for getting the tablet back. Sam and Dean help Kevin find his mother only to discover that she insists on helping with their quest. There’s also flashbacks of Dean’s time in Purgatory with a worn-down Castiel and new frenemy, Benny the vampire (Ty Olsson).
Supernatural season 8 premieres Wednesday, October 3 at 9/8 central on the CW.
Watch clip from the first episode of season 8 at Philly Cinephile.