Cast and Fans on How Supernatural Has Changed Lives


In 25 powerful chapters written by Supernatural’s actors and fans, including series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins, Family Don’t End with Blood: How Supernatural Has Changed Lives examines the far reach of the show’s impact over the last 13 years. Supernatural has inspired fans to change their lives, from getting “sober for Sam” to escaping a cult to pursuing lifelong dreams. But fans aren’t the only ones who have been changed. The actors who bring the show to life have also found, in the show and its community, inspiration, courage, and the strength to keep going when life seemed too hard.

Contributions from Supernatural cast members include essays by Jared Padelecki, Jensen Ackles, Misha Collins, Rob BenedictJim Beaver, Ruth Connell, Mark Sheppard, Kim Rhodes, Briana Buckmaster, Rachel Miner, Matt Cohen, Osric Chau and Gil McKinney.