- Is Sam destined to become a killer?
- How many "special kids" like Sam are there?
- Sam's visions are somehow connected with what happened the night his mother died, and they may help him find the thing that killed her.
- Dean puts on a good game face and says Sam's "abilities" don't freak him out ... but they do.
- Sam discovers he can also move things with his mind.
- Sam and Dean are staying at the Escanaba Motel. Escanaba, MI, is in the Upper Peninsula, which is nowhere near Saginaw, MI.
- Director Philip Sgriccia personally chose to use two early Bob Seger songs because he was from Michigan, and "Nightmare" took place in Saginaw. In addition to this, Sgriccia asked his sister to send him coffee mugs and baseball caps from Michigan to give believability to the setting.
- Bob Seger System - "Two Plus Two"
- Bob Seger - "Lucifer"
- When Dean & Sam are dressed as priests, Dean introduces them as Father Simmons and Father Frehley. Gene Simmons and Paul "Ace" Frehley were two of the founding members of the rock band KISS.
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A nice decoration for the wall. A backwoods family of hunters likes to stuff and mount their kill as trophies. Only they hut humans. And they've got Sam.