Welcome back to Humor Nation. Sam and Dean are hunters who come from the bloodline of Cain and Abel. Their mother Mary Campbell comes from a family of hunters, she left her hunting life once she got married to John, and decided to focus on the family. Where John Winchester’s father was a part of the Organization named ‘Men of Letters’. Therefore the Winchesters are Legacies and Sam & Dean have always been destined to be the vessels of the Lucifer and Michael.
So Take A Look At 6 Interesting Facts About The Winchesters That Fans Might Not Know
6. THE NAME ‘WINCHESTER’
Originally, the last name of Sam and Dean was going to be ‘Harrison’, but due to legal purposes, they changed it to Winchester. According to Eric Kripke, the name Winchester was chosen because of the iconic 19the century gun and rifle company named Winchester. As the brothers hunt the monsters and bad guys, they use guns regularly so it kinda fits. Another reason for choosing the name Winchester was because of the popular ‘Winchester Mystery House’ which is a haunted tourist attraction located in San Jose. As the show deals with Supernatural and paranormal elements, such connection to a haunted house is interesting.
5. ACTORS WHO PLAYED ‘SAM’ & ‘DEAN’
While for almost everyone of us, the names ‘Sam’ and ‘Dean’ Winchester are synonymous with Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles. We can never some other actor in those roles. But you’d be surprised to know that 8 actors have played the role of Dean on the show including Jensen. And 5 actors have played the character of Sam Winchester on the show including Jared. While these different actors played different versions of the characters, such as the characters as toddlers, teenagers, or the elderly transformation. Few actors played the role in the flashbacks of other characters.
4. THE WINCHESTER WHO WAS NOT RESURRECTED
Well, being a Winchester means you’ll have a close brush-up with the death every now and time. When you’re in the line of saving people and hunting things, you’ll find dangers and threats in your path. Every Winchester has died due to ‘Supernatural’ reasons and came back, every but one, Henry Winchester. Dean has died numerous times on the show and has been resurrected back. Same is the case with Sam. John was killed by Azazel 40 yeas back, but Mary’s deal brought him back. John’s third son Adam Milligan was mauled by ghouls, but angels brought him back. Mary who died at the hands of Azazel was brought back by Amara. Henry is the only Winchester who has not been resurrected.