Sam and Dean investigate the murders of a lawyer and his wife who claimed to have seen a ghost right before they died. However, after local detectives Ballard and Sheridan uncover the Winchesters' records, they arrest the brothers for a double homicide before they are able to find the ghost. When the ghost begins to visit Ballard, she begins to wonder if the tale Sam and Dean are telling her could be true, and if she might be the next to die. Written by
Did You Know?
When Sam and Dean are walking away at the end of the last scene Dean asks Sam if Det. Ballard looked familiar to him and then said he could go for some pea soup. Linda Blair
, who portrayed Ballard, starred in The Exorcist
(1973) with the infamous vomiting pea soup scene. See more
Dean's lawyer mentions he could be facing the death penalty. However, Maryland does not have the death penalty, although Missouri (where the shape-shifter framed Dean for murder in the season 1 episode Skin) does and there are several mentions of the possibility of extradition, including the build-up to the final showdown at the end of the episode. See more
Well, we've got to salt and burn her bones. Its the only way to put her spirit to rest.
Det. Diana Ballard
Of course it is.