While battling a demon, Dean is electrocuted, resulting in permanent damage to his heart and leaving him with only a couple of months to live. A despondent Sam searches desperately for a way to save his brother and believes he may have found an answer through a preacher who claims to heal the incurable.
However, Dean and Sam discover that the preacher is getting help from the Grim Reaper who is trading one life for another he feels is less worthy.
original airdate--January 17,2006 rating--3.86 million
Songs: Theme song--End Credits & Mo' Guitar Grit by Jay Gruska
Trivia--"(Don't Fear) The Reaper" by Blue Öyster Cult is replaced by "Death in the Valley" by The Death Riders.