The Best Episodes Directed by Robert Singer
#1 - Swan Song
Supernatural Season 5 - Episode 22
The showdown between good and evil is at hand. With the Apocalypse looming, Sam and Dean realize they are out of options and make heart-breaking decisions that will change their lives forever. A beloved character faces death.
#2 - Don't Call Me Shurley
Supernatural Season 11 - Episode 20
Amara unleashes a dark fog on a small town, causing everyone to go mad. Dean and Sam realize this is a stronger version of the original black vein virus Amara previously unleashed. They team up with the sheriff to protect the town but their old remedy no longer works. Meanwhile, Chuck returns with an interesting proposal.
#5 - Road Trip
Supernatural Season 9 - Episode 10
Dean is devastated after Kevin's death and vows to find the angel that killed him, not only to free Sam, but to seek revenge. Castiel arrives at the bunker and suggests they try to separate Sam's brain from the angel's so they can talk to Sam and have him expel Gadreel. However, there's one small problem: the only person who knows how to do that is Crowley.
#12 - The Man Who Knew Too Much
Supernatural Season 6 - Episode 22
The wall comes down in Sam’s head and all hell breaks loose. Dean and Bobby are, for once, at a total loss on how to help him and are forced to stand by and do nothing while Sam breaks. The battle for heaven comes to a head.
#13 - Survival of the Fittest
Supernatural Season 7 - Episode 23
Dean and Sam prepare for battle with Dick Roman. Dick's in the final phase of his plan and the Winchesters must team up with Castiel, Bobby, Meg and Kevin, the prophet, to stop him. However, Dick is one of the smartest enemies they've ever faced so it's a mind game to see who can keep the upper hand.
#14 - The Born-Again Identity
Supernatural Season 7 - Episode 17
Lucifer drives Sam to the breaking point and Sam ends up in a mental hospital. Desperate to save his brother, Dean calls every hunter he knows for help. One of the hunters gives him the name of a healer who turns out to have a very familiar face.
#15 - O Brother Where Art Thou?
Supernatural Season 11 - Episode 9
Amara unleashes her power on the local townspeople as she issues a shocking challenge. Dean tries to better understand the hold Amara has on him, while Sam and Crowley come up with a plan that could have disastrous consequences.
#17 - Bad Day at Black Rock
Supernatural Season 3 - Episode 3
The Winchesters are called regarding a robbery of their father's storage unit, and track down the robbers to find the item stolen is a cursed rabbit's foot, which provides great luck until lost, and once lost the previous owner dies within a week.
#19 - Girls, Girls, Girls
Supernatural Season 10 - Episode 7
Sam and Dean stumble upon a demon who is running from Crowley. Before they have a chance to shut him down, Rowena steps in and takes things into her own hands. Realizing Rowena is trying to recruit and train followers in the art of witchcraft, Sam and Dean come up with a plan to catch her before she can do much damage. Meanwhile, Hannah runs into a blast from her vessel’s past, which complicates things for her and Castiel.
#20 - Torn and Frayed
Supernatural Season 8 - Episode 10
Naomi tells Castiel that Crowley is holding an angel captive and Castiel must rescue him before Crowley finds out their secrets. Castiel turns to Dean for help. Meanwhile, Sam meets with Amelia who asks him to make a choice: stay with her or leave and never contact her again.
#21 - First Blood
Supernatural Season 12 - Episode 9
After being arrested for the attempted assassination of the President of The United States, Sam and Dean must find a way out of an underground, government-run, detention facility in the middle of nowhere. Determined to find her sons, Mary and Castiel seek assistance from an unlikely source.
#22 - Malleus Maleficarum
Supernatural Season 3 - Episode 9
The seemingly harmless practices of a group of neighborhood witches goes bad when one of them kills a woman. Ruby offers her assistance... but she has a few secrets of her own.
#23 - Wishful Thinking
Supernatural Season 4 - Episode 8
Want to score a hot girlfriend, win the lottery or have your favorite teddy bear come to life? Then plunk a coin in a small town's wishing well and stand back. One problem: The wishes come true with a twist.
#24 - Caged Heat
Supernatural Season 6 - Episode 10
Meg kidnaps Sam and Dean and tries to force them to tell her where Crowley is hiding. Sam makes her a deal - they will help her find Crowley if she promises to torture him for information about how to get Sam's soul back. Castiel joins the fight but finds it difficult to work with Meg.
#25 - Pac-Man Fever
Supernatural Season 8 - Episode 20
Concerned about the physical toll the second trial took on Sam, Dean benches his brother from hunting until he heals up. So, when geektastic hacker Charlie stumbles upon a case and finds the boys, Dean decides it's time to teach Charlie how to be a hunter-in-training. While happy to see "her highness," the boys suspect Charlie is hiding something; a secret that could get her killed.
#26 - Croatoan
Supernatural Season 2 - Episode 9
Sam has a vision of Dean shooting a defenseless man, and they go to the town of River Grove, where they find the townspeople have been possessed by a virus that makes them violent.
#27 - The Curious Case of Dean Winchester
Supernatural Season 5 - Episode 7
Sam and Dean discover a witch is running a high-stakes poker game where the currency is life years vs. money. Bobby sees the game as a chance to get out of the wheelchair and bets 25 years, but loses. As Bobby begins to age rapidly, Dean steps in to save him but also ends up turning into an old man, leaving Sam holding the bag for their survival.
#28 - Dark Dynasty
Supernatural Season 10 - Episode 21
Dean and Sam investigate a bizarre murder and realize the killer bears the same tattoo as those from the Styne family. Eldon Styne attacks Dean and a brutal fight ensues. Meanwhile, Castiel acts as referee when Charlie and Rowena are forced to work together on the Book of the Damned. Crowley discovers his mother is missing and knows she's up to something so he turns to an old enemy for help.
#29 - Out of the Darkness, Into the Fire
Supernatural Season 11 - Episode 1
Picking up where the finale left off, Sam and Dean must deal with the Darkness that has been unleashed. Castiel deals with the effects of Rowena’s spell and recalls his brutal battle with Crowley.
#30 - When the Levee Breaks
Supernatural Season 4 - Episode 21
Dean and Bobby have something frightening locked in Bobby's panic room: Sam, contaminated by demon blood. But as the apocalypse draws nearer, Bobby wants to free Sam to battle on their side.
#31 - We Need To Talk About Kevin
Supernatural Season 8 - Episode 1
One Year Later Dean’s escaped from Purgatory, though Castiel is nowhere to be found. However, Dean isn’t alone. He’s returned with a mysterious comrade-in-arms whose reason for escape is perhaps more than Dean bargained for. Meanwhile, Sam finds himself reconciling the life he discovered while Dean was gone with Dean’s sudden reappearance. As the boys struggle with their unexpected reunion, they make a shocking discovery that could lead them on a deeply personal mission to settle old scores. If only they could agree – is this a “family business” or isn’t it?.
#32 - Raising Hell
Supernatural Season 15 - Episode 2
Sam, Dean and Castiel call on Rowena to help keep the evil souls at bay and get an unexpected assist from Ketch.
#33 - Patience
Supernatural Season 13 - Episode 3
When her friend is murdered by a wraith with a taste for psychics, Missouri enlists the help of Dean and Jody to protect her granddaughter, Patience, who has no idea she shares her grandmother’s trait and could be next on the wraith’s hit list. Meanwhile, Sam continues to work with Jack on learning how to control his powers.
#34 - The Scorpion and the Frog
Supernatural Season 13 - Episode 8
Feeling as if they are running out of options, Sam and Dean agree to steal a mysterious trunk belonging to a demon named Barthamus, in exchange for a locater spell the Winchesters can use to track down Jack.
#35 - The Devil You Know
Supernatural Season 5 - Episode 20
The demon Crowley tells Sam and Dean he can help them find the remaining Horsemen rings so they can trap Lucifer. The brothers are doubtful until Crowley leads them to Brady, the Handler for Pestilence and Death. However, Brady refuses to give up their locations and sets Pestilence after the Winchesters.
#36 - The Foundry
Supernatural Season 12 - Episode 3
When a crying baby leads to death in a mysterious abandoned house, Mary, Sam and Dean decide to investigate. Meanwhile, Castiel’s hunt for Lucifer leads him, begrudgingly, to partner up with Crowley.
#37 - The Scar
Supernatural Season 14 - Episode 3
Still trying to solve the mystery of what happened to Dean, Sam enlists the help of Sheriff Jody Mills who may unknowingly already be on the case. Castiel continues to be a father figure to Jack, who surprises even himself, when a life is on the line.
#38 - The Trap
Supernatural Season 15 - Episode 9
Sam and Eileen are faced with the brutal truth. Meanwhile Dean and Cass work together in the hopes of getting a step ahead of Chuck.
#39 - Bloodlust
Supernatural Season 2 - Episode 3
Sam and Dean encounter a vampire hunter whose obsession may get them all killed.
#40 - Sympathy for the Devil
Supernatural Season 5 - Episode 1
Sam, Dean, and Bobby must deal with the aftermath of the Devil's escape from Hell, and receive startling news from the Prophet Chuck.
#41 - The Third Man
Supernatural Season 6 - Episode 3
Sam and Dean call Castiel for help when they investigate a case about several dead police officers who seem to have been killed by the plagues of Egypt. Castiel confirms the staff of Moses was used to kill the cops and tells Sam and Dean that Heaven is in a state of chaos and God's weapons have been stolen. The three head off to find the thief and come face to face with an old enemy.
#42 - Defending Your Life
Supernatural Season 7 - Episode 4
Sam and Dean investigate a string of gruesome murders and discover the Egyptian god Osiris is behind the deaths. The vengeful god is putting people on trial for their past mistakes and killing them if found guilty. Osiris hones in on Dean’s guilt and decides he’s the next to stand trial. Sam steps in as Dean’s lawyer, but both brothers are unprepared when Osiris calls an unexpected witness Jo.
#43 - Swap Meat
Supernatural Season 5 - Episode 12
Gary, a teenage nerd, conjures up a body-switching spell and changes bodies with Sam. Thrilled by his new handsome and built body, Gary (now Sam) investigates a case with Dean and takes advantage of his good looks and age by hitting on women and getting drunk. Meanwhile, Sam is stuck in Gary's teenage body, dealing with intrusive parents and high school.
#44 - Kinetic
Smallville Season 1 - Episode 13
Whitney falls in with the wrong crowd - ex-jocks turned thieves whose Kryptonite-saturated tattoos alter their molecular structure so that they can pass through walls... and rob banks and Lex's mansion with ease.
#45 - Church of Metropolis
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Season 2 - Episode 5
The ""Intergang"", a new criminal organization tries to control south Metropolis and Superman is powerless because of their threats against everyone closest to him. Lois gets jealous when the investigator in charge, Mayson Drake, begins to show interest in Clark.
#46 - Monster Movie
Supernatural Season 4 - Episode 5
In a black-and-white world reminiscent of classic horror flicks, the brothers tangle with a vampire, a werewolf and a mummy who are thinning the crowds at a quaint Oktoberfest.
#47 - Smart Kids
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Season 1 - Episode 8
A group of children who are drugging themselves by an experimental drug to increase the intelligence begins to bring problems to Metropolis. Clark is worried because the children told him that they know he is Superman.
#48 - Bloodlines
Supernatural Season 9 - Episode 20
Sam and Dean investigate a case in Chicago, where they discover that various mafia-esque monster families are, unknown to humans, running the underbelly of Chicago. One is a family of shapeshifters run by Margo Lassiter, whose leadership is thrown into question when her brother David returns home. The other reigning family in town is made up of werewolves, lead by Julian Duval. While in Chicago, Sam and Dean meet Ennis, a man with a personal vendetta against the monsters. The Winchesters warn Ennis about heading into the hunter lifestyle, but Ennis refuses to listen and starts down a dangerous path.
#49 - Charade
American Dreams Season 3 - Episode 2
NICOLE RICHIE GUEST-STARS AS LEAD SINGER OF THE EXCITERS, HAYLEY WESTERNA AS A SINGER IN THE LAIR - When the Pryor's meet their new neighbours, they are surprised and shocked to discover that Shelly Pierce is a single mom, a Playboy Bunny, and that her son, Chris, is old enough to attend East Catholic. As Meg continues her anti-war campaign, she is reprimanded at school by a progressive nun who decides that a better way for Meg to get her message out is to direct Shakespeare's play "Henry V", with a modern day twist. As Patty becomes obsessed with winning the Campbell's Tomato Soup essay contest, she seeks Donald's help, which causes some discomfort for Helen. Meanwhile, Sam is recruited for basketball at Penn, which concerns Henry, but provides a new girlfriend for Sam - in the form of his tutor. When Jack's campaign for city council begins to affect his family and professional life, he finds himself faced with questions only he can answer. Meanwhile, J.J.'s excitement to be with his new squad and return to combat is dampened when he is ordered by the mysterious government man, Stevens, to report to the U.S Embassy instead for further training.
#51 - Slippery Slope
Hack Season 1 - Episode 6
Mike takes a job chauffeuring loanshark Jack Shannon, but begins to have doubts about the wisdom of doing so after Grizz and Marcellus warn him that he's headed down a slippery slope. After he's goaded into beating up a man to collect on a debt for Shannon, Mike realizes that his friends are right that he's headed for trouble, and tells Shannon he's quitting. Shannon tries to entice him to stay by offering to call in a favor with the District Attorney and have the case which led to Mike's dismissal from the force thrown out. Although he's sorely tempted, Mike turns Shannon down. After Mike leaves, Marcellus appears and is greeted warmly by Shannon.
#52 - One For My Baby
Hack Season 2 - Episode 17
As Mike and his passenger exchange ""she done me wrong"" stories, he reminiscences about the time he almost fell for the charms of a greedy woman whose doctor lover deceived her husband into believing that he was dying. Marcellus arrests her lover for helping her husband arrange for a hitman so that his wife could collect on the double indemnity clause of his life insurance policy, but is unable to file charges on the woman both Mike and Marcellus believe was behind the entire plot.
#53 - My Fare Lady
Hack Season 2 - Episode 6
Mike helps an amnesiac regain her memory to uncover who has marked her for murder; working with Mike, Jaime uncovers her unsavory past, but not before Mike falls for her; Jamie pretends to be Marcellus to impress a girl he meets online, and Marcellus goes along with it, in exchange for Jamie's painting his kitchen.
#54 - See No Evil
Hack Season 2 - Episode 1
Starting out fresh, Mike puts some distance between himself and Marcellus, grieves over Grizz's transfer to New Orleans, and moves into a new house, where he meets his energetic new neighbor, Liz Garza, who turns out to be an ex-nun turned probation officer; Jamie Farrell, a young man with a troubled past who isn't quite what he seems, enlists Mike's help after he witnesses a quadruple murder and is pursued by the D.E.A. agents who committed the crime; Mike seeks out Marcellus for information, and is warned to steer clear; risking his career, Marcellus saves Mike and Jaime from certain death at the hand of the agents; faced with a serious illness, Marcellus reaches out for Mike's friendship.