October 26, 2016  
Home > News > TV

'Supernatural' 5.08 Preview: Sounds Like Trickster's Job

October 30, 2009 (4:34 am) GMT
From a sitcom to a soapy hospital drama to a Japanese game show to a crime procedural, the Winchester brothers are thrown from one channel to another.

An episode of "" which pays homage to several other shows on television will air on November 5. In "Changing Channels", when Sam and Dean find themselves living their lives on what appear to be TV shows, it makes for a whole new style of reality television and they wonder if the Trickster (guest star Richard Speight, Jr.) is to blame.

The preview gives glimpses of the brothers in shows like "", "", a Japanese game and a sitcom. Each new experience they encounter is more bizarre than the next and they want out. But is the Trickster really the mastermind behind the madness?

Trickster first appeared on the show in the episode "Tall Tales" of season 2. This character is a member of demigods who can cause chaos with their pranks which are sometimes humorous. He made a return and was last seen in the third season's "Mystery Spot" where he trapped Dean in an infinite time loop which caused him to continually die in increasingly strange ways.


  1. Donnie Wahlberg, and Not Kim K., Sets Guiness World Record for Most Selfies in 3 Minutes
  2. Benedict Cumberbatch Channels Doctor Strange to Diagnose the Avengers in New Promo Clip
  3. Taylor Swift's Alleged Groping Photo Leaks Despite Sealed by Judge
  4. Nicole Richie Doesn't Regret Her Wild Past: I Was Just 'Being Me'
  5. Lady GaGa Makes a Japanese Bride Extra Happy With This Sweet Gesture. Watch It!
  6. 'Rogue One': Gareth Edwards Teases Ben Mendelsohn's 'Working Class' Character
  7. Laverne Cox Is a 'Bad B***h,' Slays Nicki Minaj's 'Roman's Revenge' in 'Lip Sync Battle' Clip
  8. Jack O'Connell to Star as Alexander McQueen in Biopic