Supernatural: Season 1, Episode 12

Faith (17 Jan. 2006)

TV Episode  -   -  Drama | Fantasy | Horror
8.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.9/10 from 1,719 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 3 critic

When Dean is accidentally electrocuted fighting a monster, he permanently damages his heart. When he's diagnosed as only having a month, at most, to live, Sam searches for a means to save ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(created by), , 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 46 titles
created 14 Feb 2012
 
list image
a list of 22 titles
created 16 Jun 2012
 
list image
a list of 22 titles
created 12 Aug 2012
 
list image
a list of 30 titles
created 11 months ago
 
list image
a list of 35 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Faith (17 Jan 2006)

Faith (17 Jan 2006) on IMDb 8.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Supernatural.
« Previous Episode | 12 of 196 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Rebecca Jenkins ...
...
...
Jim Codrington ...
Doctor
Alex Diakun ...
...
Jason
...
Marshall Hall (scenes deleted) (credit only)
...
Doctor
Shawn Reis ...
Tall Deputy
...
...
Cop (as Scott Miller)
Pat Waldron
Edit

Storyline

When Dean is accidentally electrocuted fighting a monster, he permanently damages his heart. When he's diagnosed as only having a month, at most, to live, Sam searches for a means to save him and finds Roy Le Grange, a faith healer who may actually be the real deal. After Le Grange heals Dean, the brothers discover that Le Grange is using black magic to bind a "Reaper" to do his bidding... and each healing comes with a terrible price of someone else's life. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

17 January 2006 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the Netflix version of the episode, the song "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" by Blue Öyster Cult is replaced by "Death in the Valley" by The Death Riders. See more »

Quotes

Religious woman: Reverend LeGrange is a great man.
Dean Winchester: Yeah, that's nice.
See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Fear The Reaper
Written by Donald Roeser
Performed by Blue Öyster Cult
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brothers against Evil: Man-controlled Grim Reaper
27 August 2007 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

The twelfth episode of the terrific horror/thriller series "Supernatural" opens rather unusual since we meet up with Dean and Sam whilst their in the middle of battling a hideously large demonic werewolf type of creature. Normally, each episode slowly and mysteriously builds up towards a climatic battle against a certain type of evil, but it soon becomes clear that this demon won't be the star of this feature episode. Dean quickly defeats him but gets electrocuted in the process and picks up a heart affection of which the doctors think he'll die from within a month. That's only when the actual episode starts, as his loving brother Sam starts looking for a spiritual healer and finds one in the persona of Reverend Roy Le Grange. The blind and highly praised reverend miraculously cures Dean from his heart condition, but the two brothers almost instantly discover that the healing are based on black magic instead of Godly powers. Whenever the reverend heals someone, another poor and up-until-then healthy soul dies from the exact same condition that normally would have killed the believer. It's like the reverend actually instructs the grim reaper to go after someone else. "Faith" is another splendid entry in Eric Kripke's fantastic concept of two young brothers trying to exterminate various types of evil forces. The script of each and every single episode is solid and imaginative and the writers definitely know all the classic horror themed movies, TV-shows and even SONGS! The brilliance of this episode is particularly demonstrated during the scene where the reaper atmospherically chases a jogger through the woods guided by the rhythmic tunes of the legendary Blue Oyster Cult's song "Don't Fear The Reaper". That scene is just pure class and it shows how "Supernatural" is able to please different generations. The depiction of the reaper is quite creepy as well, since he's a sinister old man dressed in black and moving slow. I love this show and have the impression that it keeps getting better with every episode, though "Asylum" (number 10) remains my personal favorite so far.


5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Supernatural Season 9 Episode 19 - Sneak Peek thefallenandthechosen
Supernatural Season 9 Episode 21 - Official Synopsis thefallenandthechosen
Did anyone see this quote from Stephen King on Twitter? Really NOT OT! Brr549
i miss sam and dean driving scenes ever since they got the bunker marinersguy
the trickster jesse-weber
Is the brothers' relationship still salvagable for you, personally? paro88
Discuss Faith (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?