|死へのドライブ (Shi e no Drive)|
|Directed by||Atsuko Ishizuka|
|Written by|| Raelle Tucker|
| Voice Actors
| Yuuya Uchida|
| Voice Actors
| Jared Padalecki|
|Outline||Sam and Dean are investigating a haunted stretch of road when a woman begs for their help finding her husband.|
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Dean and Sam are traveling down Route 41, discussing a case, when a woman jumps in front of the Impala. Dean hits the brakes, and the woman, Molly, approaches and asks them for help. She and her husband, David, were in a car accident that knocked her unconscious, and her husband is now missing. Sam and Dean go with her to look for the wreck, but, when they get to the scene of the accident, the car is no longer there. Molly is distraught, and Sam asks her if she saw anything strange or out of the ordinary. She tells him that she was looking for David when she came to an old house in the woods. A man was there, but he didn't look human, and she ran.
They go to the house together, and Sam tells Molly about the ghost of Jonah Greeley. Fifteen years ago, he was killed on Route 41, and his soul is consumed with vengeance against the person who killed him. He haunts the road and attacks whoever is traveling the road hoping to get his revenge. She is worried for David, but Sam tells her that he's safe and that they need to get her somewhere safe, as well. Meanwhile, Dean has been searching the house and found an entrance to the attic. Together, they go up into the attic, where they find the body of Marion Greeley. Apparently she hanged herself after her husband's death, unable to live without him. Sam notices pictures of a tree on the attic wall, and he becomes convinced that Jonah's body is buried under a tree instead of under a more customary grave marker. They need to find which tree he's buried under and salt and burn his remains so that they can put his spirit to rest. Before they can leave the attic, however, ghostly arms shoot out of a grandfather clock and reach for Molly. Sam pulls her away and Dean shoots the grandfather clock with a salt round, buying them some time to escape out the attic window. Once outside, they find Jonah's grave and salt and burn his remains.
As they prepare to leave, Molly reminds them that they still have to find David. When Sam seems reluctant to tell her the truth about David, she becomes convinced that he is dead and runs into the woods alone, crying. They start to follow her, but stand back as she accuses them of using her as bait to draw out Jonah's ghost. Then, before they can react, a spirit grabs her and pulls her over a cliff and into a river. Sam and Dean start to run after her but soon realize that, because they've already put Jonah Greeley to rest, the spirit who grabbed Molly must be Marion Greeley. While Sam continues to pursue Molly, Dean turns around and runs back to the Greeley's house.
At the Greeley's house, Dean returns to the attic and throws salt over Marion Greeley's still hanging corpse. Unfortunately, after salting and burning Jonah Greeley, Dean is short on lighter fluid, and Marion's body won't burn easily. Meanwhile, Sam jumps into the river and tries to rescue Molly from Marion's murderous spirit. They are both being pulled underwater by Marion when Dean finally manages to burn her remains... using his shirt and jacket as kindling.
Once Marion's spirit is put to rest, Sam pulls Molly out of the river and revives her. He and Dean then drive Molly to see David. David... who is fifteen years older and has remarried. Molly is confused, and Sam reveals that, while David is still alive, Molly is actually a spirit. She and Jonah Greeley died fifteen years ago in a car crash, and their wandering spirits have been causing car accidents on Route 41 ever since. Because she was cremated, there is nothing keeping Molly from moving on except for her own confused emotions. Sam empathizes with her—he knows what it is like to lose a loved one—and she gives him a hug before finally moving on in a flash of light.
As they drive away from David's house, Dean asks Sam if he meant what he said to Molly—that there's something better waiting after death. Sam says that it's what he chooses to believe, because anything else would be too much to bear. Dean agrees with him and then tells Sam to roll up his window, but Sam doesn't answer, and Dean notices that something is wrong. He pulls the Impala over and asks Sam what's going on, but Sam is in the middle of a psychic vision and can't answer. In his mind, he sees fire and a woman screaming for help.
- "Carry On Wayward Son" by Mark Ishikawa
- (plays during the end credits)