“Hunter’s Lingo” is the name given to any ‘code words’ or hunting references used between the boys. Below is a collective list of the phrases used in the series, and their meanings (please feel free to add and/or edit phrases as need presents);
- Dean:“Dude, five-o. Take off." - 1.01 Pilot
- In the Pilot when Dean is spotted by the police officers outside the motel, he uses 'five-o" to alert Sam of the police. Five-O is reference to the seventies cop show, [Hawaii Five-0])
- Dean's note to Sam "HILTS - ITS A STREET ASHLAND - MCQUEEN - 2.07 The Usual Suspects
- When Dean passes on the information that the anagram "danashulps" they had been trying to solve refers to a street called Ashland, he addresses Sam as "Hilts" and signs off as "McQueen"; Hilts is the name of the character played by Steve McQueen in the movie The Great Escape. This would have indicated to Sam that he should escape and check out Ashland Street.
- Dean: Go to the first motel listed in the yellow pages. Look for Jim Rockford - it's how we find each other when we're separated. - 2.07 The Usual Suspects
- Sam and Dean's practice of picking the first motel in the yellow pages and signing in as "Jim Rockford". Jim Rockford is a fictional private investigator from the 1970s TV series, The Rockford Files.
- Dean: It’s a real funky town. - 2.10 Hunted
- The codeword, ‘funky town’, is used between the brothers when one is in trouble. Funkytown was a 1980 song by the disco band Lipps Inc and was one of the last big disco hits.
- Sam: "That would explain why I have something stuck to my shoe." Dean: "You being followed?" 8.13 Everybody Hates Hitler
- Sam let's Dean know that he is being followed by the Golem by using the code phrase "something stuck to my shoe." No other references to this phrase can be found at this time.