‘Supernatural’ Season 8 – Will You Be Tuning In?

Published 2 years ago by , Updated July 23rd, 2012 at 11:48 am,

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[WARNING - THIS POST CONTAINS SUPERNATURAL SEASON 7 SPOILERS!!!]

Like many series its age, Supernatural has had its fair share of problems during its seventh year on the air. But after seeing the Supernatural season 7 finale, has the series once again righted itself? And, more importantly, will you be tuning in when Supernatural makes its move to Wednesday for season 8?

From the continuous episodic stories that rarely progressed the plot, to the introduction of one of the most powerful, though completely non-frightening, monsters in supposed series history, many fans were worried that perhaps their favorite series had lost its way. While the season 7 finale did little prove that the series will be returning to a familiar, enjoyable path, perhaps there’s still hope for Supernatural season 8.

Splitting up Sam and Dean for the beginning of next season, there’s at least a tangible obstacle for one of the Winchesters to overcome.With Dean being stuck in Purgatory with (maybe) Castiel, it’ll be interesting to see the series depict a setting that has only been described up until this point, even within its limited budget.

That being said, who knows exactly how long Sam and Dean will be separated. While the character of Dean has previously carried long story-arcs on his own, the general uncertainty that Sam is left in really doesn’t provide for a compelling lengthy solo storyline. With Crowley and Castiel (hopefully) returning, perhaps the producers will make use of those rich characters to help Supernatural make its way out of its unfortunate season 7 hole.

That said, it’s doubtful that many fans will give much leeway to the series spending any significant amount of time with Castiel’s “issues,” there’s more than enough depth to all of the series’ characters to craft some type of competent storyline that will somehow make us forget all about the Leviathan. Perhaps one that builds towards providing a definite end to the series as a whole?

While we’ll have to wait until this fall to see how Supernatural responds to this season’s complaints, it’s hard to believe that Supernatural would return to the path that caused so many problems for the series during season 7. With former series writer Jeremy Carver taking over for Sera Gamble as showrunner in season 8, as well as fan-favorites Ben Edlund and Adam Glass remaining on the series, Supernatural still contains the same high caliber of talent that it always had.

They just need to put it to good use.

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Supernatural season 8 premieres Wednesday @9pm on The CW this fall.

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  1. I watched the first three years and loved it. After that it was all downhill. Oh well. Nothing good ever lasts.

    • Wow its insane that u think it went down hill after the first 3yrs,the show just won an Emmy! Downhill huh?

    • It did not go down hill every season was awesome your nuts

  2. I hated Season 6 but i loved Season 7 soooo much. Season 7 is now my favorite season actually. I will definitely watch Season 8. Can’t wait until October 3rd!!!!

    • Season 6 was WAY better than season 7 could ever be. For the first time since the show started, I stopped watching last season because I was bored and unsatisfied with where the story was going. And from what I hear about the last few episodes, the Leviathan’s plans, and the finale (other than the very end), I was right.

    • soooooooooooo true i love this show watched all 7 seasons back to back episode obviously i am going to watch season 8

  3. I can’t wait!!!!!

  4. Oh I shall be watching it. Living in Australia we are at the disdain of advert obsessed show repeating bastards of local tv stations so I shall be getting mine fresh from the torrent sites AND I WILL BE LOVING IT hopefully there will be some good thinking story lines for those with a bit of smarts

  5. Can’t wait for the wincester brothers to hit the road again!A must watch season it’s gonna be!

  6. Can’t wait for the wincester brothers to hit the road again! A must watch season it’s gonna be!

  7. Cant wait to see season 8 me and my husband watch it and we cant get enough of it

    • SAME HERE,MY HUSBAND,MY TEENAGE SON&MYSELF HAVE BEEN DIE HARD FANS OF SPN SINCE SEASON ONE,S8CANT GET HERE SOON ENOUGH!!

  8. UGHH,JUST REALIZED MY COMMENTS ARE POSTING OVER&OVER FOR SOME REASON!!

  9. i wasn’t so keen on it at first but i thought i may as well give it ago so i downloaded the first season i got half way through the 3rd episode and i had to download the rest i cant wait till season 8 starts such a great series i hope they continue till season 10 :)

  10. supernatural season 8 sounds amazing with dean and castiel going to purgatory wonder were cass went

  11. I have all the seasons I can’t wait for season 8…
    I hope they have sam and dean meet 2 sister hunter just like them
    they could call them Samantha and DeAnna…That would be cool

  12. I loved season 7 it was awesome and I can’t wait for season eight its gonna be good it’s going to be interesting for Sam to get a love intrest and I’m glad they are not gonna spend much time with dean in purgatory I thought the last episode of season 7 wasn’t that good I’m glad they beat the levinitians but puting dean and cas in purgatory and Sam not knowing where his brother is and Crowley knew but wouldnt tell him. I’m still so excited for season 8 though can’t wait until october 3rd

    • Did they give spoilers at Comic-Con? Where did you hear they were going to give Sam a love interest and that Dean was not staying in pergatory that long?

      • Just go to Facebook its there it’s under supernatural insider on facebook

      • Actually go to buddytv.com it’s all there if you want to know

  13. I still like the show.It’s much better than a lot of other shows.I see no reason to not watch it.

  14. man bravo. Been a fan since the pilot was sad to see bobby go, almost everybody who plays on supernatural becomes an instant celebrity. Sam and Dean you guys rock and maybe after the series is over, Sam and Dean will start a new series Called Hunters who knows but i bet we will see bobby come back as an Angel, and Cass get his head back on straight. The original guy who played Satan you need to bring him back he did way better job. I just really love the show and I really hope jared and jensen go back to makeing movies cause you rocked jared in jason and jensen you rocked in my bloody valentine. Any body who meets you guys should feel honored i know i would good luck fighting micheal the Angel in season 8 ill be there.

  15. It is a given fact that no one show can be perfect, nor even close to it. No matter how good it is at one point, it has its downfalls and issues. No one show has had a stellar run, with every season, every episode, every moment momentary. Every show has its share of high points, and low points. Supernatural is no different. Supernatural has always had a struggle to stay afloat, and it has always had fans and critics. Some people like it, some don’t. As nice as it would be for Supernatural to have no low points, it is irrational. Some seasons just were not satisfactory in comparison to others. But that is understandable. Everything has flaws, and Supernatural definitely shows theirs at times. With all this said, there is no doubt that I will watch the season eight. Of course I will. It has proved itself numerous times, and I love it. I shall watch it to the end, whenever that is, hopefully in years to come.

  16. SUPERNATURAL IS THE MOST AMAZING SHOW EVER (IN MY OPINION). FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ARE COMPLAINING OF CERTAIN SEASONS SUCKING.?! WHAT DO YOU EXPECT, EVERY SHOW EVER MADE HAS IT’S UPS AND DOWNS, BUT ALL AND ALL SPN IS A GREAT SHOW, IT ALWAYS KEEPS YOU GUESSING, WHO’S GONNA DIE THIS EPISODE.. WHO’S GONNA COME BACK THIS EPISODE..LOL BUT SERIOUSLY ALL IN ALL SPN IS A VERY ENTERTAINING, KEEP YOU GUESSING, ON THE EDGE OF YOUR SEAT KINDA SHOW. IT’S GOT EVERYTHING.. SENTIMENT, RELATIONSHIPS, FAMILY BONDS AND PROBLEMS, FRIENDSHIPS AND ENEMY’S, LIVING AND DIEING, COMEDY, DRAMA, ACTION, HORROR… I GUESS I COULD GO ON AND ON.. BUT I’M SURE YOU GET IT.!! LOL I THINK THAT EVERY SEASON IS JUST AS GOOD AS THE NEXT, JUST IN DIFFERENT ASPECTS… I’M SURE AS LONG AS THE FANS WANT SPN, THEY WILL ALWAYS HAVE SOME WHERE NEW TO GO WITH IT, THEY HAVE NEVER DISAPPOINTED ME THUS FAR, AND I DON’T FORSEE THEM DOING SO IN THE FUTURE. I THINK THE WRITERS, DIRECTORS, ALL THE CREW, AND MOST DEFINITELY THE ACTORS DO A WONDERFUL JOB, AND TO ME SPN IS TRULY ONE OF.. IF NOT THE BEST SERIES EVER MADE FOR TV.!!!!!! ~QUEEN SPN FREAK<3

  17. So when does the new season start?????? Drives me crazy, Yes I would like to watch season 8 if I knew when it started. I haven watched 7 because I never knew when it started. PM

  18. Actually season six was iffy for me and even the beginning of season seven but about 1/2 through last year I kinda felt like the boys were back. The fact that Sera will be gone this yeah gives me hope beyond reason. I love the boys regardless and will always watch the show, even when the plot line makes me shake my head.

  19. I have watched all the seasons and to be honest season seven was a disappointment. Even so I still love this show and wouldn’t give it up for the world. But even with that said it is quite obvious that they are running out of ways to keep us entertained. I mean come on Cass went psycho!? That was a shock to me to some extent. And they played the whole going to hell thing out. First Dean then Sam. Now Purgatory? Huh!? That was a really stupid way to end a season. I mean how many times have they ended a season with one of them dead?! 3 including the 7th? I consider Dean dead at the moment. They need to come up with something different or give us a proper ending to the series or else they’d lose their spark of the show and fans. At least if they end it sooner rather than later they won’t ruin the Supernatural feel… I don’t mean to offend anybody and if I did I am sorry. I love this series greatly and I hate seeing it turn into something pointless. I understand that no one ever wants to see their favorite show end so they want more and more but honestly if you have too much of of it. It becomes pointless. And I would hate to see that.

  20. First thing i dont watch supernatural on tv i wait tell they come on dvd so i can watch them back to back. So anyways i just read that there should be a season 9 and season 10 thats GREAT. But for me when it comes to shows like supernatural im really pickie. For me if demons and angels are in a massive war im thinking it should be making more chaos on earth. As long has the final season of the series is one hell of a ride ill be happy. Well every supernatural fan have a good day

  21. Why havnt they show god yet? I personally think its chuck who better an he vanishes no profit can besides there is suspicion he is the one! Luv supernatural an hate it take two years for me to get season 8 Even when it’s over on tv

  22. Love this program and the guys.I watch daily before I go to work. They make my day

  23. I am disappointed with season 7, please please please bring cass back, ande that goes for thew rest of my frriends

  24. I started this show on starworld but they only showed till season 5 the rest i had to download fromu torrent but man it got me addicted after every episode i used to post my fav dialogues from that epi and i almost remember each one of it #cant w8 for season 8!!everytime i see a szn’s last episode i cry even at the last epi of szn 7 i was like i am not gonna cry but than carry on my wayward started with all the memories and i was like those SOB’s =) 1000 and so on solutes to the writer he should win an Oscar for this <3 =D

  25. I WIlL NOT watch without Jensen!!!!

    • Wait, where’s Jensen going to be???

  26. Didn’t like season 7 AT ALL! I quit watching in the middle of the season but caught up later on. I watched it so I wouldn’t be confused when season 8 came back on. Can’t wait to see where they take it. Hope Bobby comes back somehow:)

  27. 3 OCTober ==> Cas returns :) with Dean!! Revenge against Crowley ;)

  28. Our family is very religious about supernatural. We cant seam to get enough of it. Its just an all around awsome show that we have to watch on a daily basis. We are very excited for season 8 to come out and are on the edge of our seats waiting for the season premere.

    • amen im with you my fiance doesn’t believe in god, so me an her sat down an we’ve watched it up from the begging to the end of season 7 she really likes it an i think it might of guilt tripped her into wanting to go to church

  29. this a show where they have plugged in different people writers an had different stories like an tv show that goes on for a while, it will be better than ever this year they have hit a stride with the new writer i think he has got more adjusted to the show an kno what ppl an the actors wanna do

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