Welcome back to Humor Nation. Castiel is one of the most fascinating characters in the Supernatural World. He is one of the most beloved and popular angelic being who has managed to capture the hearts of the Supernatural fandom with his unique charming personality. The character has been portrayed by Misha Collins who has now become immortal with his performance of the character. But there are numerous interesting trivia and facts related to Castiel about his story arc, abilities, powers, and personality which numerous fans might not be aware of.
So Take A Look At Interesting And Unknown Facts About Castiel From Supernatural
8. HIS FIRST APPEARANCE
Castiel made his very first on-screen appearance in Season 4 of the Supernatural. The premiere episode of Season 4 of Supernatural is titled ‘Lazarus Rising’ and it aired on 18 September 2008, the episode was directed by Kim Manners. The name Lazarus can be related to the story of Lazarus of Bethany where Jesus restored somebody to life 4 days after his demise. Since then, Lazarus has been used to represent a restoration of life. In the episode “Lazarus Rising”, Castiel is responsible for rescuing dean from the perdition and causing his resurrection. Interestingly, Dean spent four months of earth’s time in the hell although time passed differently in the underworld.
7. HIS CATCHPHRASES & RECEPTION
Another reason for the popularity of Castiel’s character is his highly memorable quotes and catchphrases. Over the course of fifteen seasons, he has uttered some of the funniest quotes and iconic catchphrases such as “I don’t understand that reference”, “I’ll interrogate the cat”, and especially “I am the one who gripped you tight and raised you from perdition”, “I am an angel of the lord”, and “My people skills are rusty”, all these quotes and catchphrases have become very hit with the Supernatural fandom and these iconic lines are often referenced in memes, fan artworks, fan videos, and at conventions. His character has become incredibly popular with the fans who refer to him as ‘Cas’ with love. Fans appreciate his dry humor and complex personality, his undying loyalty to the Winchesters make him a beloved character among the fans.
6. REAL LIFE ANGEL
Castiel has undoubtedly made Misha Collins a global household name. It is the most successful role of the actor’s career. But did you know that this angelic character extends beyond the screen. As Castiel’s character has garnered an immense fan following, with the fans forming communities on various different social media & micro blogging platforms. Misha Collins has used his character’s popularity to inspire good such as launching a non-profit organization which inspires kindness and promotes charity. All the social activism, charity work, and fan conventions to interact with the loyal fan base, is born due to the success of the character of Castiel.
5. POPULARITY MADE HIM REGULAR
Did you know that Castiel was originally supposed to appear in only a couple of episodes, but the popularity led to his role being extended, eventually promoting Misha Collins to a regular cast member. Misha Collins originally believed that the role of Castiel would end up being just another role, but he was amazed by the extraordinary response that he receieved from the fans. It was something new and he wasn’t prepared for it. Castiel was only supposed to have a 6 episode appearance, but his role was expanded to last for entire season. When the show was renewed, Misha was promoted to a regular.