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Ghostfacers: A Supernatural Rewatch

Sep 21, 2020

In the third episode of Supernatural, the boys head to a small town where something in the lake is dragging people into its water's murky depths. But before we do we discuss the real world lore behind this episode’s monster: Ghosts!


Dad’s Journal

The Road So Far

Episode Notes

  • Opening on Lake Manitoc in Wisconsin
  • The brothers in the diner and the show’s borderline misogyny
  • The classic motel research scene
  • Dean has trouble connecting with kids
  • The second ghost encounter of the episode
  • The horror trope of creepy kids
  • Bill is going to sacrifice himself to the ghost
  • Dean decides to turn around and see it through to the end
  • The boys dig up a red bicycle and the sheriff shows up
  • Lucas gets pulled into the water
  • Sam gets to talk to the girl

Closing Thoughts and Episode Rating

  • Richard on how well the show has aged visually
  • Richard: 4.5 out of 5 Water Ghosts
  • Reid on the classic horror iconology
  • Reid: 4 out of 5 Water Ghosts

People Mentioned


Intro/Outro performed by Aaron Barry

Artwork by Erin Gallagher

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