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Castiel: He isn't in Heaven. He has to be somewhere.

Dean: Try New Mexico. I hear he's on a tortilla.

Castiel: No, he's not on any flatbread.

– , 5.02 Good God Y'All


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Name God
Actor Rob Benedict
Dates The Beginning Of Time -
Location Heaven (possibly)
Occupation Deity, The Creator.
Episode(s) 4.18 The Monster At The End Of This Book
4.22 Lucifer Rising
5.01 Sympathy For The Devil
5.04 The End
5.09 The Real Ghostbusters
5.22 Swan Song (As God)


The term "God" is used in Supernatural to refer to the Judeo-Christian deity. God formed the Earth from dust particles. God created Angels and humans. He created his angels before he created humanity. His powers remain unknown. He is only one of many gods that exist in Supernatural. God designed and formed the Earth. He made Heaven as a dwelling place for Himself and his Angels. Because God is a Living Being, he can supposedly be reaped by Death.

God is first mentioned in 1.12 Faith, when Dean is healed by Roy Le Grange, who believes God is healing through him, although it is actually connected to a Reaper his wife is manipulating. However when Dean asks why he was saved, Roy says he was guided by the Lord because he saw in Dean's heart that he was "A young man with an important purpose. A job to do. And it isn’t finished."

In 2.13 Houses of the Holy, when people claim that an angel told them to kill, Sam reveals that he believes in God and that he prays. Dean says: "There's no higher power, there's no God. There's just chaos and violence, random unpredictable evil, that comes outta nowhere, rips you to shreds." When Dean witnesses a man who attacked a woman killed in a freak accident, he wonders whether he had seen 'the hand of God' at work.

In 4.01 Lazarus Rising, Castiel reveals that he raised Dean from Hell because "God commanded it." However as The 66 Seals are broken, Zachariah reveals the angels plan to allow the apocalypse to begin. When Dean asks where God is and Zachariah replies "God has left the building". However Joshua later reveals that it was God who saved dean and Sam when Lucifer rose, by transporting them onto the plane and resurrecting Castiel.

The Archangels refer to God as their Father.

According to Raphael God is dead, as this is the only explanation for the horrible things have happened on Earth over the last hundred years and God's continuing silence. Dean encourages Castiel, who still believes God is not dead, to continue his search. 5.02 Good God Y'All

Joshua confirms that God is on Earth, but no longer cares about the Apocalypse, thinking it isn't his problem. Joshua says he thinks God talks to him because he can "sympathize gardener to gardener." He also confirms that God has intervened on Sam and Dean's behalf (put them on the plane, brought back Castiel, granted them salvation in Heaven), saying that "it's more than he's intervened in a long time."5.16 Dark Side Of The Moon

A major point of conflict in heaven has been God's insistence that the angel's bow before humans. This led to Lucifer's rebellion and expulsion, and also to the action of Uriel and his cohorts, who sought to free Lucifer.

In the final revelation it appears Chuck is God - the writer of Sam and Dean's story. The fact that they manage to follow their own paths, suggest that the deity chooses to allow free will within the "story" he is writing; similarly, it is implied that God allows bad things to happen in order to thicken the plot.

4.10 Heaven And Hell

Anna Milton tells Dean that only four angels have seen God. In other words God's True Face has been truly reveled to only four of his angels. Michael, Lucifer, Gabriel and Raphael are the four angels that have seen God. Although the angel Joshua talks to God.5.16 Dark Side Of The Moon

5.02 Good God Y'All

Castiel states that aside from Michael God is the only one strong enough to defeat Lucifer and end the apocalypse, and so he begins a quest to find him. Castiel thinks that while God has been absent, it was he who resurrected him and saved the boys from Lucifer. He reveals that Dean's Amulet is very powerful and that it "burns hot in God's presence", and so borrows it from Dean to help in his quest.

5.16 Dark Side Of The Moon

Joshua relays a message from God to Sam and Dean that God knows what they are facing with the Apocalypse, and that he thinks he has intervened enough. Joshua says even the amulet won't help find him.

5.21 Two Minutes To Midnight

It is revealed Death is as old, or even older than God, and that he believes that God will die one day - and Death will reap Him. Therefore it is implied God isn't immortal or invincable, and Death is possibly more powerful than Him. This, however, might only be a reflection of Death's beliefs or a form of posturing on his part.

5.22 Swan Song

Chuck Shurley begins writing his final book, titled "Swan Song", with an explanation of the Impala's history and significance. He is later called by Dean for the location of Lucifer and Michael's final battle, which he readily gives.
Foreshadowing of Chuck's true identity: When Dean calls Chuck, Chuck answers the phone "Mistress Magda," and we briefly see a newspaper/magazine ad for a blonde bombshell in a bikini named "Miss Magda" on Chuck's desk before he puts his glass on it. Jesus, whom many believe was the physical incarnation of God, was said to have loved a repentant prostitute, a woman named Mary Magdalene, more than his other disciples. There are many who believe Jesus actually married Mary Magdalene, though this idea, as well as Mary's status as a prostitute, are both matters widely disputed by historians the world over.
He finally appears dressed in white, musing on the difficulty of getting endings right. He then disappears - Chuck, it seems, is God.

Side Note:

It could be noted that at the end of episode 5.22 Swan Song, God (Chuck) was writing and than all of the suddenly and unexpectedly He vanished. One could assume that He decided to return Home. However this is still classified as being unknown.


If Chuck is God, Dean's Amulet did not burn in his presence when Dean and Chuck met face to face in 4.18 The Monster At The End Of This Book, 4.22 Lucifer Rising, and 5.01 Sympathy For The Devil. Dean encounters Chuck in 5.04 The End, and 5.09 The Real Ghostbusters, but does not have the amulet on him because he loaned it to Castiel in 5.02 Good God Y'All. However, Joshua tells Sam and Dean in Heaven "Magic amulet or not, you won't be able to find him."
Raphael is the archangel assigned to protect Chuck, but apparently even he doesn't realize Chuck is God. In 5.03 Free To Be You And Me, he tells Dean and Castiel that God is "dead" and they are living in a "godless universe."
Castiel is also ignorant of Chuck's true identity. He held off Raphael at Chuck's house while Dean went after Sam in 4.22 Lucifer Rising, and met Chuck several times. Castiel is the one who sets out to find God and asks to borrow Dean's amulet. After being killed and after Lucifer and Michael are trapped in the cage, Castiel is brought back by God with full angelic powers, and possibly more powerful than before. [Speculation: God may have elevated Castiel's ranking among angels, to a Seraph or possibly even an Archangel.]

God in Lore

God is the English name used to refer to the monotheistic definition of the deity in Judaism, Christianity, and the Islam (where it is referred to as Allah). He (as it is usually gendered as male) varies greatly in nature between cultures, religions and sects from benign to wrathful. He is held to be the creator of all things including humans, and to be all powerful.

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