His brother Dean is the only one allowed to call him by his nickname, "Sammy." Sam has also had more love interests than Dean, although Dean has had a few flings on the show.
Although this is the Sam the viewers have come to love in Seasons 1 & 2, Sam has slowly become more and more hardened and cold hearted as Season 3 continues on.
Padalecki plays Sam Winchester on the CW's cult-hit series about a pair of demon-hunting brothers on a destiny run; Cortese appeared on the fourth season of the series as the second embodiment of the comely but eeeevil demon Ruby.
(The couple, whose characters shared some superhot sex scenes and a dysfunctional but intense relationship during their time together on the show, have been dating very, very stealthily.
Sam's empathy, towards Jack, comes from a state of understanding how he feels, and this will cause a lot of friction between the brothers (since Dean sees him as a being that needs to be vanquished).
Furthermore, according to However, in this season Jared revealed that Sam Winchester, instead of being afraid of accepting his powers, will be "awakened" about them being a part of who he truly is (what's important is how he uses them).
Padalecki's reps declined to confirm Internet reports of a late-winter wedding date.
Jensen Ackles, who plays Padalecki's onscreen older brother Dean Winchester, got engaged in fall 2009 to Danneel Harris. Are you heartbroken, happy for Jared and Genevieve, annoyed that evil Ruby is getting lucky with Sam all over again, or maybe just some combination of all of the above?
He also rebelled against his father's attempts to raise him as a demon hunter and enrolled in Stanford University.
Even after Dean returned from Hell, Sam was unwilling to let the desire for vengeance go, and he continued using his demon powers secretly.