On the Head of A Pin
Episode 16 of 22 within Season Four. Item 79 of 242 overall.
Production number 3T7516.
Ben Edlund - Writer
Michael Rohl - Director
72 votes

Someone found Lucifer's sword and is using it to kill angels. Castiel and Uriel have captured Alastair and ask Dean to use the torturing skills he learned in Hell to extract information from him so they can stop the murders.

Sam is concerned Dean can't handle the job but Dean agrees to do it. However, when Alastair reveals some shocking information, Dean's world is shattered.

original airdate--March 19,2009    rating--3.37 million

network: CW

songs--"Together" Theme song--End Credits & Mo' Guitar Grit by Jay Gruska

  1. "Cheek To Cheek" originally by Irving Berlin
  2. "Cheek to Cheek" by Frank Sinatra


Body Count: (3)

Supernatural Beings

  • Demons
  • Angels

Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming

EW rank:#47


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078 Death Takes a Holiday
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regional titles

Op de kop van een speld
On the Head of A Pin
Sur la tête d'une épingle
Auf dem Kopf einer Stecknadel
Ar an Ceann A PIN
Sulla testa di uno spillo
En la cabeza de un alfiler