Supernatural Then and Now

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 Apr 10, 2022

Description

In 2005, Sam and Dean Winchester set off on a road trip that would save the world and change television. For fifteen seasons and three hundred and twenty-seven episodes, the CW’s Supernatural (created by Eric Kripke) took audiences on a wild ride of family, fate, and faith with a rocking soundtrack and a seriously cool car. But that was then and now … it’s time for another ride.

Join hosts Rob Benedict (Chuck Shurley/God) and Richard Speight Jr (Gabriel and director of many episodes) for Supernatural: Then and Now, a winding road trip through every episode of this iconic series, one by one, every week, with guests each episode from the cast and crew that made the wild ride possible. 

Buckle up for guests including Jared Padalecki (Sam), Jensen Ackles (Dean), and Robert Singer (Executive producer), as well as many many more.


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Episode Date
Provenance with Guest Star Taylor Cole (S1EP19)
00:38:25

Guest Star Taylor Cole (Sarah Blake) shares stories about fighting a haunted painting with Sam and Dean. She talks about getting the giggles with Jared and Jensen. Hear about her crazy scream. Rob and Rich share some real-life stories of haunted paintings.

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May 23, 2022
Something Wicked with a Kim Rhodes Guest Review and Todd Aronauer Featured Interview (S1EP18)
00:55:49

Longtime Supernatural producer Todd Aronauer comes back to the podcast to share insights about how Something Wicked came together, behind-the-scenes stories, and learn about more of the crew that made the show happen. Kim Rhodes joins Rob and Rich for the review. We learn about her tattoo rating system. This is a wicked cool episode!

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May 16, 2022
Hell House with Actors AJ Buckley and Travis Wester (S1EP17)
00:52:38

Who's ready to face ghosts!?! Guest stars AJ Buckley and Travis Wester join the podcast to talk about their introduction to the Supernatural universe and the entry of their characters. They share details about what was improvised and what wasn't, and what a joy it was to be on the set. They fellas even jump ahead a little to Ghostfacers.

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May 09, 2022
Shadow with Legendary Camera Op Brad Creasser (S1EP16)
00:46:06

Brad, the guy literally closest to the action, joins the show. Brad shot on Supernatural for all 15 seasons, at times even substituting as Cinematographer. He shares stories of working with Jared, Jensen, and Nicki Aycox, stories of making shadow monsters (spoiler, it wasn't monkeys), and why you should be careful when you eat calzone. Rob and Rich talk about first meeting Brad and how he was their first friend on set.

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May 02, 2022
The Benders with Jessica Steen, Plus Matt Cohen Pop-In (S1EP15)
00:41:21

Actress Jessica Steen joins the podcast and talks about shooting nights, how creepy Missy Bender is, and how she doesn't like getting locked in cages. Matt Cohen (the OG 1970s John Winchester) joins Rob and Rich to review the episode. Rob and Rich learn that the Benders are inspired by a true-life murderous family. "Demons I get. People are crazy."

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Apr 25, 2022
Nightmare with Director Phil Sgriccia (S1EP14)
00:50:41

The Director of this episode, Phil Sgriccia, returns to the podcast. Hear stories about getting the sets to feel authentic, how Phil uses real magic to create the special effects, and find out what a "cut out car" is. Rich and Phil connect over all the rules for how directors should cover hunters in certain situations.

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Apr 18, 2022
Route 666 with Composer Jay Gruska (S1EP13)
00:47:32

Composer Jay Gruska joins the show and shares his Supernatural origin story, and how he enjoyed collaborating with Christopher Lennertz to design the musical landscape. He discusses the performances in the episode and the loyalty of the Supernatural community. Rob and Rich ponder Dean's awkwardly long sex scene.

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Apr 11, 2022
Faith With Julie Benz, Plus Jared and Jensen Pop-In (S1EP12)
00:42:48

Guest Star Julie Benz joins the podcast. She shares stories about how she got started in acting, how much she loved working with Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, who from the show she got to kiss, and what it was like working in mud. Plus Jared and Jensen pop-in to have some fun with Rob and Rich. Don't fear the reaper!

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Apr 04, 2022
Scarecrow with EP Bob Singer and Designer Jerry Wanek (S1EP11)
00:45:06

Executive Producer Bob Singer and Production Designer Jerry Wanek (two titans of television) return to talk about Scarecrow, one of Season 1's scariest episodes. Hear about how the town wasn't a real-sized town, who came up with the look of the scarecrow, shooting in the fog, and how much everyone loved shooting Nicki Aycox, for the debut of Meg. Take a break from and listen.

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Mar 28, 2022
Asylum with Director Guy Bee and Producer Todd Aronauer (S1EP10)
00:52:00

Director Guy Bee and Producer and Post Supervisor Todd Aronauer join the show to talk about the super creepy episode, Asylum. Guy has directed several episodes of Supernatural, and Todd is one of the few people that worked on the pilot and then went on to work on the series for years. We get details about how they shot at an actual abandoned asylum and how they accomplished many of the super freaky ghost effects. Also, hear why Todd had to sleep on Kripke's couch.

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Mar 21, 2022
Home with VFX Supervisor Ivan Hayden (S1EP9)
00:47:30

Visual Effects Supervisor Ivan Hayden joins the podcast. Hear details about the visual effects craft and hear Rob and Rich's theories about Missouri Moseley and the reasons the boys return home. Everything is on fire!

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Mar 14, 2022
Bugs With Actor Tyler Johnston and Writer Rachel Nave Dworkin, Plus Jared and Jensen Pop-In (S1EP8)
00:49:36

Guest star Tyler Johnston and co-writer Rachel Nave Dworkin discuss Bugs with hosts Richard Speight, Jr. and Rob Benedict. Hear stories about Tyler getting into a strange white van and how Rachel got cheated out of a toaster oven. Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles pop in to share a story from the set. Bugs, it isn't as bad as you remember.

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Mar 07, 2022
Hook Man With Executive Producer McG and Special Guest Jane McGregor (S1EP7)
00:53:43

Executive Producer McG talks about how he first met Eric Kripke and heard the pitch for Supernatural. He shares secrets behind some of the special effects of the episode. Jane McGregor who played Lori Sorenson also joins the episode and shares why they had to do re-shoots and that her dogs didn't get along with Jared's dogs. And of course Rob and Rich crack jokes.

Supernatural Then and Now continues with never before heard insights from the cast, crew and producers.

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Feb 28, 2022
Skin With Production Designer Jerry Wanek (S1EP6)
00:49:47

Jerry Wanek, Production Designer, Producer and Director, shares details about this super gross episode. Rob Benedict, Richard Speight, Jr. and Jerry’s talk about the sewer, the rats, and peeling ones skin off. Here about why most sets had to be built, and how the brothers were almost stuck staying in Motel 6s across the country. Plus, a very special surprise guest calls in.  Supernatural Then and Now continues with never heard insights from the cast.


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Feb 21, 2022
Bloody Mary featuring Producer/Director Phil Sgriccia and Composer Chris Lennertz, Plus Special Guest Jovanna Burke (S1EP5)
01:02:26

Director and Producer Phil Sgriccia and Composer Chris Lennertz share details about music, editing, and the creative process. Jovanna Burke (Bloody Mary) pops in and shares some great BTS stories about the make-up and special FX. This episode is packed and super fly!


Supernatural Then and Now continues with never before heard insights from the cast, crew and producers.


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Feb 14, 2022
Phantom Traveler with Cinematographer Serge Ladouceur, Bob Singer and Jensen Ackles for a Pop In (S1EP4)
01:01:54

Director of Photography Serge Ladouceur talks about the look he developed for the show and shares details about Phantom Traveler with hosts Rob Benedict and Richard Speight, Jr. Also, Serge and Bob Singer talk about working together and with Jared and Jensen. Jensen pops in and shares a funny story about working with Bob as a director. This baby is full!

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Feb 07, 2022
Dead In The Water with Bob Singer and Special Guest Amy Acker (S1EP3)
00:54:42

Bob Singer, Supernatural's 15 year Executive Producer, tells us how he got involved in the show, describes his directing style and shares some great behind-the-scenes stories about shooting with kids and water. Bob spends some time with hosts Rob Benedict and Richard Speight, Jr. remembering Kim Manners, who directed Dead In The Water and a bunch of other episodes but passed away in season 4. Amy Acker who was the guest star in Dead In The Water pops in and tells us some crazy stories about the bathtub scene. Find out what "faked" means. This is a ride you don't want to miss!


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Jan 31, 2022
Pilot: Featuring Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki
00:42:20

Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles join the conversation with hosts Richard Speight Jr. and Rob Benedict for the premiere episode of Supernatural: Then & Now. The road trip begins with Sam and Dean Winchester themselves here to discuss the pilot episode of Supernatural, written by Eric Kripke and directed by David Nutter. 

The boys join us to talk about auditioning and meeting, what goes into a pilot, lighting ceilings on fire, and much more as we get this show on the road.


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Jan 24, 2022
Wendigo: Featuring Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki (S1EP2)
00:38:46

Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki are back again with hosts Rob Benedict and Richard Speight Jr. as our journey continues. The actors behind Sam and Dean Winchester are here to discuss the second episode of Supernatural, season one, “Wendigo,” written by Eric Kripke with a story by Ron Milbauer, and directed by David Nutter. 


Join Rob, Rich, and the boys, to recall their first episode shot in Vancouver, setting the tone of the show, becoming brothers on-screen and off, the origin of “Saving people, hunting things, the family business.”  Supernatural: Then and Now continues with never before heard insights from the cast.


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Jan 24, 2022