Supernatural Hot Shots: Sam Goes on a Date, Dean's 'Dad' Plays Detective and More!

Still wondering what made Supernatural‘s Sam fall in love with Amelia? We’ve got a sneak peek at Season 8’s third episode — directed by star Jensen Ackles! — which offers a glimpse into their relationship as the hunter and his new girl go on a picnic with their pooch.

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The Oct. 17 installment (The CW, 9/8c) also deals with another type of heart-related issue as Sam and Dean investigate a series of bizarre murders in which all the victims were recipients of organs from the same donor. They’ll get an assist on the case from Ackles’ real life pops, Alan Ackles, as Detective Pike.

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