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The Most Realistic Character On Supernatural According To Fans

"Supernatural" follows the struggles and tribulations of brothers Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Sam Winchester (Jared Padalecki) as they battle against an assortment of paranormal monsters, entities, and other sorts of fantastical creatures throughout 15 seasons. Along the way, Dean and Sam encounter a plethora of characters who become supporting fixtures for the series, both in a villainous and supporting capacity. Of course, "Supernatural" was also known for killing off just as many characters as it introduced, including main characters who were not named Sam or Dean.

Fans of the show fell in love with a lot of these characters because of how well-written and relatable they were. From the angel Castiel (Misha Collins) introduced in Season 4 to the demonic anti-hero Crowley (Mark Sheppard), "Supernatural" never lacked in fun and unexpected additions who would interact with the Winchesters in ways that could reveal new layers to the brothers. However, when it comes to characters that a lot of fans find to be fairly realistic and fun to love, there is one who stands above the rest.

Supernatural fans love how authentic and Scottish Rowena is

Over on Reddit, u/MarmaladeMe53 posted about Rowena MacLeod (Ruth Connell) and how fascinating they found her character in "Supernatural." They noted that she was authentically Scottish, and not just an Americanized stereotype of Scottish people. Beyond that, they just loved the character of Rowena in general, and others on the thread agreed. u/kh-38 believed that she had one of the most compelling character arcs on the show, especially when she ultimately redeemed herself and became the ruler of Hell. u/eli454 mirrored this, saying, "[S]he truly had the best ending in the show."

Rowena, who was first introduced as Crowley's mother, is a powerful witch in "Supernatural" when she's first introduced. For the majority of the series, she acts as an antagonist to the Winchesters and her son in equal measure. However, as the show goes on, Rowena eventually becomes something more of an anti-hero and helps Sam and Dean save the world on more than one occasion. While she wasn't the first villainous character to get something of a redemption arc, Rowena's story clearly had an effect on fans. They're not the only ones, either.

During an interview with Den of Geek in 2019, Connell praised her time as the character, especially seeing her change from a pure villain to something more complex. "So much of the original sassiness of the character and strength and survival mode of Rowena still exist but also we've seen her vulnerability and her loss and now you know she has this redemption arc," she said. So it's definitely clear that the actress enjoyed Rowena's journey just as much as fans have.