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This entry endeavours to provide some information on the content of Supernatural episodes and this website, that can be used to assist fans in curating their experience of the Show and our fandom. This list is by no means exhaustive. Fans should feel free to add any information you feel is relevant. If in doubt, please contact Managing Editor Jules Wilkinson via firstname.lastname@example.org
This site remains free of spoilers for the show up until the time of first broadcast, with the exception of episode titles. Please be aware that entries related to early seasons may contain references to later episodes that may be considered spoilery for the earlier episode.
Much of the mythology of Supernatural draws on religious lore, particularly from the Abrahamic religions, although it is often altered from accepted canon. [[Deities]] and stories from many other religions including Hindi, Pagan, Wicca and Greek and Norse mythology also appear.
Representations of paganism and wicca in Supernatural have been criticised [[https://ladygeekgirl.wordpress.com/2014/10/12/oh-my-pop-culture-religion-christianity-and-wiccapaganism-in-pop-culture/ as being portrayed as evil and violent. The characters of the Hindu Gods [[Ganesh]] and [[Kali]] in [[5.19 Hammer of the Gods]] drew criticism for being offensive from the [https://www.hindujagruti.org/news/9244.html President of the Universal Hindu Society].
''Supernatural'' features gory deaths of both human and supernatural characters by a variety of means in most episodes. Guns and knives, as well as other weapons are commonly used. Blood, human organs, as well as dead and dismembered bodies are frequently seen. That content is reflected in the content of the SuperWiki.
While never explicitly stated, it is strongly suggested that sexual violence and rape are tools of torture in Hell. On a number of occasions Dean makes veiled references to it and Lucifer strongly hints that he sexually abused Sam while he was in [[Lucifer's Cage]].
There are broader issues related to dubious or non consensual acts throughout the show particularly related to the possession of humans by both angels and demons, Sam's "body swap"experience in [[5.12 Swap Meat]], and the use of "love spells" in [[4.08 Wishful Thinking]] and [[7.08 Season Seven, Time for a Wedding!]].
There are number of fan essays written on these topics linked on the [[Meta Essays]] entry.