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Wishful Thinking 

Sam and Dean investigate when a small town's wishing well actually starts to grant the people's wishes.


Robert Singer


Eric Kripke (created by), Ben Edlund (teleplay by) | 2 more credits »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jared Padalecki ... Sam Winchester
Jensen Ackles ... Dean Winchester
Anita Brown ... Hope Lynn Casey
Ted Raimi ... Wesley Mondale
Tseng Chang ... Lucky Chin's Owner (as Chang Tseng)
Nicole Leduc ... Audrey Elmer
Barbara Kottmeier ... Candace Armstrong
Calum Worthy ... Denny
Chad Krowchuk ... Waiter
Ryan Grantham Ryan Grantham ... Todd
Michael Teigen ... Teddy the Suicidal Teddy Bear
Sean Devine ... Gus
Noel Johansen ... Hal
Cainan Wiebe ... Bully #1
Talon Dunbar Talon Dunbar ... Bully #2


Sam asks Dean if he remember the period that he was in hell, and Dean lies to his brother. When they read about an apparition in Concrete, Washington, they head to the small town. They interview Candace Armstron in the 1 Lucky Chin's restaurant and the young woman claims that she saw and was helped by the ghost. While walking on the sidewalk, they see a man claiming that he had seen the Bigfoot. They discover the little girl Audrey that tells that her teddy bear is sick and the Winchester brothers see a giant bipolar bear with existential problem. Audrey explains that she had wished that the teddy bear could speak to her in the wishing well of the Chinese restaurant. Sam and Dean investigate the location and they discover a Babylonian cursed coin that is a seed of chaos. Now they need to find who has dropped the ancient coin into the well before the whole town goes crazy. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Did You Know?


Jared Padelecki said that during day of the filming of the scenes in the Chinese restaurant he was suffering very badly from food poisoning. Most of what we see on screen was filmed by Jensen alone, with Jared coming in and doing all of his coverage at the end of the day. See more »


In the Concrete News Daily newspaper's cover story "Winning Lottery Ticket a Fake" the word "counterfeit" is misspelled in bold capital letters "counterfiet" in the subtitle of the story. The story itself also contains the malformed sentence: "Both Neuman and Concrete Liquor are under currently investigation". See more »


Sam Winchester: I can see you're very interested.
Dean Winchester: Women, showers... We gotta save these people!
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Crazy Credits

The Concrete News Daily story "Winning Lottery Ticket a Fake" is credited to Daily Staff Writer Christopher Cooper, which is also the name of the Property Master for the series. Two other front-page stories have bylines of Chris Loosley and Pat Demens ("pat demons"). See more »


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The teddy bear gets a 10

One of those episodes that is slightly out of the ordinary with a couple of good laughs but to be honest with you worth watching for the teddy bear !!!!

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Release Date:

6 November 2008 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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