Fall TV Preview

Supernatural Sneak Peek: Sam Lies Dying, Bobby Returns and a New Angel Enters the Picture

Yesterday, TVLine brought you a rollicking trailer for Season 9 of Supernatural, and now we’ve got a fresh batch of photos — featuring the return of Jim Beaver’s Bobby and introduction of Tahmoh Penikett’s fallen warrior angel Ezekiel — from the drama’s premiere,

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So why is the heavenly creature laying his hand on Sam? Is he the one who facilitates Dean’s trip inside his brother’s head? Or does he help save the younger Winchester?

Supernatural returns Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 9/8c on The CW.

Check out the photo gallery, and then head to the comments with your thoughts.