Sam and Dean try to save the life of architect Evan Hudson who sold his soul to a demon so that his wife could live a long and healthy life free of cancer. While Sam protects Evan from hell hounds, Dean is tempted by the demon, who tries to convince him to trade his soul for his father's life, who she claims did the same to save Dean and is now suffering in hell for it. Written by
Did You Know?
The song performed at the beginning of the episode is a bluesy, acoustic version of Larry Davis "Texas Flood"; made famous by Stevie Ray Vaughan, going along with the show's classic rock theme. See more
The picture of the black dog that Dean comments on is actually that of Fenrir, a monstrous wolf in Norse mythology, not a hell hound. His destructive powers were so feared that the gods had no choice but to imprison him. Also in the picture is the god Tyr, a deity noted for his courage and strength. See more
We know a little about a lot of things; just enough to make us dangerous.
References Let's Make a Deal
Key to the Highway
Traditional, often attributed to Charles Seger
and Big Bill Broonzy
Performed by Big Bill Broonzy See more