Criminal Minds S01, Ep17 – A Real Rain

Show: Criminal Minds
Season: 1
Episode: 17
Title: A Real Rain
Original Air Date: March 27, 2007


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Favorite Quotes:

* Gideon: “Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society must take the place of the victim, and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness.” -W.H. Auden

* Gideon: “It is better to be violent if there is violence in our hearts than to put on the cloak of non-violence to cover impotence.” – Mahatma Gandhi

* Hotch: “I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary. The evil it does is permanent.” – Mahatma Gandhi


Synopsis: A man sits in a chair in his boxers. He starts taping foil all over the windows. It’s raining outside. A hooded man hails a cab. The cabbie pulls over to drop him off. He gets out and murders the cabbie. At the BAU Hotch presents a case. They hop on the plane and head to New York for the case. On the plane, they discuss the unsub’s profile. They arrive at the cabbie’s murder scene and break it down. Other members go to a female victim’s house to collect data as well. At the station the team delivers a partial profile. The unsub goes to a church. A woman asks if she can help him and she witnesses him killing the priest. Derek, Elle and Hotch question the witness. She didn’t see his face though because he was wearing a hoodie. She is able to describe his behavior though. Reid takes a closer look at the weapon the unsub stabbed in the victim’s ear and it’s made of flint. Hotch calls Garcia and asks her to check if the victims have ever been charged with a crime. All the victims were acquitted of crimes. This unsub is a vigilante who is killing people he thinks are guilty and still got off. To make matters worse someone leaked the details of the case to the media. The team have dinner together at a Chinese restaurant. Gideon gets a call; another person has been murdered. Back at the station they do a deeper analysis. They begin to narrow their search. JJ speaks to the reporter who leaked the story. She brings him in for Gideon to interview. The reporter is not a suspect. In a park, he shoots another person. At the station, a man turns himself in as the killer. He’s not the killer though. They determine it’s a court reporter. Garcia begins to search and finds a court reporter connection. The same reporter transcribed all the cases. But he’s not in court, nor is he at his apartment. When they search it they find over a 100 flint knives. There are hundreds of cases in his apartment and anyone of them could be his next victim. Gideon sees one that looks the most likely to be his next victim. But he’s too late, the vigilante is already there. Now he’s taken the man and his wife hostage. Gideon charges in to save the wife. Hotch joins him and they try to talk him down. Gideon gets him to release the male hostage though he does injure him. The sniper takes out the killer.

Criminal Minds S01, Ep16 – The Tribe

Show: Criminal Minds
Season: 1
Episode: 16
Title: The Tribe
Original Air Date: March 8, 2006


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Favorite Quotes:

* Hotch: “The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


Synopsis: In New Mexico some teenagers are partying in an empty house. One heads upstairs to the bathroom. But she actually holds the candle to a window, then sneaks downstairs and opens the back door. She walks outside and is kidnapped. We see a knife in the air. At the BAU Garcia and Elle notice a cute guy. It’s Hotch’s brother, Sean. He informs Hotch he’s not going to college, he would rather be a chef. All the ladies are enjoying the view as Sean storms off. JJ informs the team of the massacre in New Mexico. The team arrives on the scene. Reid posits that the kids were skinned alive. Reid believes that each act committed was an act of war by native americans. They go to the reservation to ask Blackwolf some questions. They take him to the scene. Blackwolf states that what was done was a mixture of multiple tribes war rituals. No true native American would ever combine them. They deliver the profile to the local police. After the sheriff alerts them to some other possibilities. The team talks with and then discuss Minten. Garcia calls and has tracked down the missing girl, Ingrid. Her dad is interviewed. He doesn’t behave normally. The father does a TV appeal. The kidnappers call in and reveal that they were hired by the father to kidnap her. They turn themselves in. Both get interviewed and provide the same story. Now they put her father in the hot seat. Reid talks to Ingrid, but she is uncooperative. She just repeats her named and social security number. The sheriff pops in and tells Gideon that Minten checks out, he did not do it. Hotch asks Greisson how long his daughter has been in a cult. The officer watching the Minten’s house get attacked and so do the Minten’s. They are all dead. The father is questioned again. He gives them a few words that were programmed into her by the cult leader. Ingrid is brought to the most recent murder scene. Blackwolf gives her the tour. They get her to reveal some important information, the location where the group is staying. Garcia also found a suspect, Jackson Calley. Blackwolf speaks of an abandoned hotel in the deadlands and they head there. They only find Jackson Calley. Hotch interviews him. Calley antagonizes Blackwolf. Back at the station, Elle announces that all Minten’s weapons were stolen. Now he’s trying to start a war. The cult members enter the school, but the kids are safely out of harm’s way. One by one Hotch and Blackwolf take out the cult members. Blackwolf is fighting with one as two storm in with guns. Hotch shoots one and the other gives up. Hotch turns up in New York to see his brother and apologize.

Criminal Minds S01, Ep15 – Unfinished Business

Show: Criminal Minds
Season: 1
Episode: 15
Title: Unfinished Business
Original Air Date: March 1, 2006


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Favorite Quotes:

* Gideon: “It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us.”- Norman Maclean

* Reid: Who in his mind has not probe the dark water? -John Steinbeck

* Max: “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” – Sir Francis Bacon

* Elle: “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”- Friedrich Nietzsche


Synopsis: A man discusses a book he wrote about a serial killer. After the presentation, he signs autographs. Gideon is there and talks with him. He’s a retired agent named Max Ryan. While talking a security guard gives Ryan a note. It appears that the serial killer is back. Back at the BAU everyone is called in. Reid analyzes the note. The keystone killer’s return is now all over the news. The team arrives on the scene of the most recent murder. Reid and Hotch find another crossword at the crime scene. At the station, they bring the local authorities up to speed on the case. The team compares the old crime scene photos to the new ones in an attempt to understand why his M.O. has changed. They have a possible suspect and they bust into his house. He has a dust up with Elle. They begin a search of every square inch of the house. Hotch discovers something strange with the bed. He pulls out a drawer under the bed. It has a woman in it that’s been held captive. When they exit, Morgan finds a note for Ryan. The note is from the Keystone Killer. Back at the station the team regroups. Again the changes in M.O. are discussed. Ryan points out that he would not have changed his M.O. by choice. Morgan calls Garcia to try and search medical records to narrow down a suspect pool. JJ holds a press conference and it does not go well. The search through records continues. Gideon and Ryan discuss the book he wrote and the killer. Ryan joins the team. Reid gets an idea about car accidents. Morgan again calls Garcia will more detailed information about the possible car accident. Garcia finds an accident quite close to the last victim. It’s Walter Kern. They get an address and head to his home. However, Walter is at his next victim’s home. Mrs. Kern answers the door. His wife is confused. Max asks if Walter has a room in the house that no one is allowed to enter. She say he has a dark room. She takes them to the dark room. Gideon finds the scrapbook. The whole cellar is full of evidence of what he has done. Reid realizes that the new victims are not actually “new.” He is finishing his original kill list. Back at the scene of the current crime the whole team arrives. They quietly enter the house and hear her scream. They arrest Kern and save Sylvia. Gideon lets Max put the cuffs on Kern.

Criminal Minds S01, Ep14 – Ride The Lightning

Show: Criminal Minds
Season: 1
Episode: 14
Title: Ride The Lightning
Original Air Date: January 25, 2006


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Favorite Quotes:

* Gideon: “What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world, remains and is immortal.” – Albert Pine – attributed to Pine, but actually by Mason Albert Pike, from his book “Ex Corde Locutiones: Words from the Heart Spoken of His Dead Brethren”

* Gideon: “Who so sheddeth man’s blood by man shall his blood be shed.” – Genesis 9:6


Synopsis: The team head to meet with a pair of serial killers. At the prison the female of the pair is put on her death watch. At the command center the team goes over the 12 murders. Some of the team head back to the house where the crimes were committed. After leaving the scene Elle and Morgan go to speak with Sarah Jean’s mother. Gideon and Reid go to visit Sarah Jean. Gideon compliments her paintings. He simply asks why those girls had to die. When Derek and Elle try to speak with her mother they don’t get a very warm response but they don’t get turned away. They learn that Sarah did not have a good relationship with her father. He was abusive to the mother. Back at the prison Sarah Jean has an encounter with Jacob, but she knows it was designed. Elle calls for Gideon and reads the letter that Sarah sent to her mom. She didn’t kill them but she feels that they died because she did nothing. Gideon tries to get her a stay of execution, but fails. She confessed to killing her son so he would need to prove that it was Jacob who killed him. Meanwhile, JJ comes up with an attempt to make him talk. She goes in because she is his type. Gideon meets with Sarah again and analyzes her paintings. Hotch is going to play poker with Jacob to try and get more names. Gideon and Sarah continue to talk. Hotch wins the poker game. Jacob tells him there are no other bodies. They play a bluff on Jacob and he tells them where the babies body should be. But they body is another victim, not the child’s. Garcia finds out some additional information. He tells her about the newest victim. She cleaned that victim’s house. Gideon has deduced that she did not murder her son Riley. Gideon asks the warden for five minutes in Sarah Jean’s cell. So the warden takes her outside to see the moon for the last time so Gideon can search her cell. He takes the back off of one of the paintings and finds a newspaper clipping with a boy playing the cello. Back at the command center Gideon wants the photo circulated as a missing person. As Jacob gets taken to the chamber he tells them he killed 18 people. Even though he has confessed to killing 4 more people they can’t stop the execution. While she is being prepped for her execution she discovers that the picture is missing. Before they execute Jacob Hotch shows him the picture of Riley and he is angry and then executed. Gideon returns the photo to Sarah and tells her that Jacob is gone he can’t hurt him. She informs him that her choice to confess to Riley’s murder had nothing to do with Jacob she only wanted to protect her son. Gideon comes up with some answers. They’ve located Riley. He’s in Keystone Heights. Gideon tries to get a stay but the warden says it can only come from the governor. She tries to make him understand that she doesn’t want his life tainted by what Jacob has done. Morgan and Elle make it to the home but no one is there. A car pulls ups. They have the song. She asks Gideon not to make her son Jacob’s last victim. He hugs her and grants her wish and says it’s not the boy. She asks one final favor of Gideon, if he would be the last thing she sees. Later, Gideon goes to a cello concert.

Criminal Minds S01, Ep13 – Poison

Show: Criminal Minds
Season: 1
Episode: 13
Title: Poison
Original Air Date: January 18, 2006


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Favorite Quotes:

* Gideon: “What is food to one is to others bitter poison.” -Lucretious

* Gideon: “Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.” -Confucius


Synopsis: A father and son are driving down a dark road. He swerves when he sees a deer (his son did not see it). He then gets a flat tire and pulls over to change it. While changing the tire he starts hearing and seeing things. He attacks one monster and it turns out to be his son. A state trooper finds the car with him in the passenger seat freaking out. He sees the tire iron and then the kid badly beaten. The team watches a video of an interview with the father. He had ingested LCD, but they did not take it willingly, and it was 10 – 20 times the normal amount. Gideon believes they were poisoned. On the plane they discuss victimology and also the types of poisoners. Hotch and Gideon meet with the detective at the hospital and ask to speak with the father. As Gideon interviews him he starts beating his head against the wall. The analysis of the drug is that it was pure and laced with rohypnol. Hotch gets a call about a possible point of origin. It’s a bakery. The owner mentions one particular employee but he’s not at work or school so Elle goes to his girlfriend’s house. While she tells Elle what happened the boyfriend who attacked her calls. She goes outside, finds him and arrests him. At the station he tells them everything he knows and that she was on something. They deliver the profile. JJ interrupts to let them know there is a leak. The leak doesn’t name the restaurant and panic ensues. A large number of cases show up at the hospitals after the news. There is one legitimate case. Reid suspects ricin or something like it. Elle learns about a bank across the street. One of the victims was there. Elle and Morgan check out the security video from the bank. All the victims were there. The doctor confirms that she is suffering from botulism. She dies. We then see an office with a guy trying to fit in and people leaving for what appears to be a camping trip. At the station Reid explains how botulism works. Whoever the unsub is has to have a background in chemistry. The victim who died worked at a pharmaceutical company. Hotch suspects it’s a workplace killer. Elle interviews Miss Dempsey’s coworker. Morgan goes through the records of layoffs and downsizes. Garcia calls about someone who tried to patent a drug the same time Miss Dempsey tried to get a loan. They close in on him. He’s easily captured and brought in. Gideon and Hotch interview him. He wants his sons to know he created something good. He tells them that he contaminated the punch bowl. As he sits in the room by himself Gideon thinks something is not right. Reid thinks that the envelopes are poisoned. Hotch and Gideon think the punch and the candy were a decoy. They turn around to see the suspect dying in the interrogation room. But his game plan is not over. Morgan calls and tells them that upper management is on a retreat and Dempsey was organizing it. A full search is employed to find the group. When the team arrives all are suffering from symptoms. They get the antidote. On the plane back everyone but JJ and Hotch are asleep so they talk. JJ asks him why he joined the BAU and he says he wanted to stop cases before they got to his desk.

Criminal Minds S01, Ep12 – What Fresh Hell

Show: Criminal Minds
Season: 1
Episode: 12
Title: What Fresh Hell
Original Air Date: January 11, 2006


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Favorite Quotes:

* Gideon: “Evil is always unspectacular and always human. And shares our bed…and eats at our table.” – W.H. Auden

* Gideon: “Measure not the work until the day’s out and the labor done.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning


Synopsis: We open at a child’s soccer game. A mother and daughter argue. The daughter runs laps as punishment, but calls her dad. A man comes up to her about his lost dog and then drives away with her in his car. Garcia goes to Gideon’s office to thank him for the flowers and sees all the photos. The team meets and starts working on a 20-hour old kidnapping case. They have about 4 hours left to find the little girl before she is killed. The team arrives on the scene; they learn of the lost dog ruse. Gideon checks out the girl’s bedroom. Elle interviews the mom. Gideon asks about the dog and learns about father daughter time. Mr. Copeland arrives. JJ arranges a press conference. Gideon speaks to the father. The father’s cancer is back. Hotch and Gideon talk to the other girl that used the lost dog ruse. They learn she saw him twice that day. Back at the station they deliver the profile. Morgan calls Garcia regarding the sex offenders. Elle asks the parents to do a press conference as the doorbell rings. A neighbor brought Mr. Copeland a list of sex offenders and he takes off. He drives straight to Dennis Jones and tries to kill him. Hotch and Morgan arrive in time to stop him. While sitting in stake out a call comes in about a body in the water. They head to the body. Gideon confirms it’s not the missing girl they are looking for. The parents finally agree to a press conference. Reid posits that the abductor would not have answered the door during the canvas to narrow the search. They get a call about a neighbor with a green suv who’s acting outside of his normal pattern. Reid and Hotch speak with the neighbor. He tells them that Don Curtis had a dog named Candy that died 6 months ago. Gideon jumps the gun and breaks into the house. They search the house and don’t find the girl. The unsub lawyers up. Gideon notices insulation on a broom. He finds the attic, he climbs up and finds the girl. On the plane Gideon asks Hotch why he sent Garcia flowers when he sent her an MP3 player.

Criminal Minds S01, Ep11 – Blood Hungry

Show: Criminal Minds
Season: 1
Episode: 11
Title: Blood Hungry
Original Air Date: December 14, 2005


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Favorite Quotes:

* Gideon: The bitterest things shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

*Hotch: You know Mary sometimes what we don’t do is every bit as powerful as what we do.


Synopsis: A little boy is practicing a song with a teacher on the piano. when they finish she has her son walk the boy home. She sits at the piano, continuing to play, but someone breaks in and kills her. At the BAU they go over the case. The woman is the second person murdered there. They analyze the two scenes. The unsub is a psychotic killer, he will kill until he is caught. They analyze the pianists crime scene. Elle is able to determine that Wally would have seen where someone was laying in wait. Elle talks to him. Wally describes him as tall, crazy looking and skinny. He didn’t say anything because the suspect asked him not to. Gideon analyses the rings left at the crime scene, but comes up empty. He has taken over Penelope’s office and she is not happy. Back at the Sheriff’s office they go over the most likely suspects. They arrest Domino. He admits to being in the driveway where he thought about stealing a car. He left and came back and someone was leaving. He had a black hood on. He did go in after and rob her, but did not commit the murder. The autopsy comes back. Her liver and stomach was removed. Gideon figures out that he’s taking the organs, he’s a cannibal. The team delivers the profile to the Sheriff’s office, explaining the condition and cannibalism. They find three more possible suspects and go to visit the first one. He didn’t do it. At Wally’s house he is singing for his grandma. The killer breaks in an attacks her. He steals the grandmother’s car. Wally is also missing. This time the killer took the grandmother’s heart. Per Gideon the three organs taken so far have all thought to be the seed of the soul. The dead woman’s husband goes back to the house. When he enters he finds a human stomach has been left in the foyer in tupperware. It could be remorse. Hotch thinks he might show up at a church as a result. A possible suspect shows up at a church where Elle and Morgan or staked out. He’s got an organ with him and is covered in blood. His name is Eddie Mays. Mrs. Mays comes in and signs off on meds for the son. He checked out a hospital a week ago and came home without telling anyone. His major in college was comparative religion. They check out the Mays home and smell bleach. The fridge is spotless but when they move it they find a blood ring under it. Eddie gets the medication. They try and question him, but he becomes extremely agitated. He starts repeating that he brought them an angel. A guard starts to scream for help. Eddie is trying to hang himself. Hotch lifts him to try and save him. They question Mrs. Mays again. The team conferences. Morgan points out that she drives a Cadillac and it has GPS. There is one location she goes to six times. Mrs. Mays gets driven to the spot she visited six times. Hotch tells her it’s in her best interest to help them find that little boy. He’s been found, locked in a shed wrapped in a blanket. Hotch and Mary have a conversation. Mrs. Mays is arrested.

Criminal Minds S01, Ep10 – The Popular Kids

Show: Criminal Minds
Season: 1
Episode: 10
Title: The Popular Kids
Original Air Date: November 30, 2015


Guest Stars:
Will Rothhaar: Cory Bridges
Michael McGrady: Sheriff Bridges
Aaron Paul: Michael Zizzo
Shanna Collins: Brandi Dreifort
Chris Butler: Deputy Harris


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Favorite Quotes:

* Gideon: “Unfortunately, a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares.” -Sir Peter Ustinov

* Gideon: “Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.” -Eugene Ionesco


Synopsis: Two high school kids, a boy and a girl, are jobbing in the mountains. The girl stops to rest and the boy continues on. She hears noises, freaks out and starts running. She finds her boyfriend dead on the path. The sheriff finds his dead body but there is no sign of the girl. They find another body that was much older and above it are markings that look satanic. Morgan and Reid talk at the office. Reid isn’t sleeping because he’s having nightmares. The team discusses what they know and head to the crime scene. On the plane they discuss the history of Satanism and it’s myth. At the scene Reid identifies the older victim as a male. They analyze the scene. A parent comes on the scene and informs them her daughter went running with Adam that morning and she can’t find her. The Sheriff opens up a search party. JJ tells him to use local volunteers. At the station Reid meets the Sheriff’s son. At the search site they get a large turnout. JJ has Garcia run background on all the volunteers. Only one name pops and he’s in Elle’s grid. Elle finds a strange note that has blood on it. The BAU delivers the profile at the sheriff’s station. Cory leads them to Mike Zizzo. As they all leave for the raid one of the girls Gideon saw at the search is nearby, he stays to talk with her. He follows her to a church. At the station they interview Zizzo. At the church the girl tells Gideon about the body and how they watched it decompose. Back at they house they raided Reid and Morgan have words. Cory shows ups and he is agitated. He tells them about an outbuilding and takes them too it. Zizzo’s interrogation continues. They go in the outbuilding that Cory lead them to and find her dead. Morgan sends Reid back to call the team. At the station Gideon tells the sheriff about the girl and the skeleton. That someone wants them to believe that there are Satanists there. One of the deputies informs them all a gun is missing from the gun locker. Morgan keeps talking to Cory. But Reid comes back and pulls a gun on Reid. Reid and Morgan managed to take him down. On the plane Gideon shows Reid a picture. It’s of a girl they were able to save.

Criminal Minds S01, Ep09 – Derailed

Show: Criminal Minds
Season: 1
Episode: 9
Title: Derailed
Original Air Date: November 23, 2005


Guest Stars:
Chris Bauer: Dr. Theodore “Ted” Bryar
Kirsten Vangsness: Penelope Garcia
Susan Gibney: Dr. Linda Deaton
M.C. Gainey: Moretti
Jeff Kober: Leo
Anil Raman: Josh Patel


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Favorite Quotes:

* Gideon: “Unfortunately, a super-abundance of dreams is paid for by a growing potential for nightmares.” – Sir Peter Ustinov

* Gideon: “Ideologies separate us. Dreams and anguish bring us together.” – Eugene Ionesco


Synopsis: JJ inquires with Hotch about Elle. He informs her she’s on a train in Texas. We are now on a train. A kid is drinking alcohol, he flashes back to a car wreck and his father disowning him. A woman holds her stomach and flashes back to finding out she’s pregnant. A business man blots his forehead as checks the gun in his briefcase. He flashbacks to his wife telling him she’s leaving him. Another woman flashes back to her office where another colleague is worried about the patient she is taking to Dallas. We then see Elle. She calls Gideon but their signal breaks up. Two men watch her from the other side of the train car. One man tells the other about the FBI folder Elle is reading. The train halts. The security guard tells Elle that there was a suicide on the tracks. Teddy takes the security guards gun and shoots him. He takes the train hostage. Back at the BAU they see footage of train car and it’s hostages. Gideon looks and sees Elle is one of the hostages. The team heads to Texas. Morgan calls Garcia regarding the video feed. He tells her Elle is one of the hostages. Elle and the doctor discuss her patient. The red headed woman pukes. The doctor figures out she is pregnant. Teddy is frustrated and wants to speak to a higher authority. They finally communicate. He tells Gideon he wants something removed. The second male is talking to Teddy, but they guy is actually a delusion only he can see. Elle asks the doctor what Teddy wants removed, so the doctor exposes his arm so they can see what he wants removed. Garcia calls with the information about all the passengers. Back on the train the young guy is not helping the situation. The team tries to figure out the chip issue. Hotch and Morgan don’t want Reid to go on the train and use a magic trick to remove a chip that’s not there. But Gideon realizes that Reid will have to. The doctor tries to talk to him and Teddy nearly shoots the doctor. Elle stops him by telling him if he hurts anymore people she’ll make sure the chip never gets removed. Hotch takes the sim card out of his phone for Reid to use. Reid makes his way to the train car. Hotch prepares the SWAT team. Reid does not get a warm reception, he’s forced to remove his bullet proof vest. Reid pulls it off and Teddy believes the chip has been removed. He adds to Reid his hostages. Teddy becomes overwhelmed by all the people talking and the phone ringing and shoots the doctor. Teddy shoots the phone. They’re going to go in. Reid jumps in about M Theory and string theory. Reid was able to get the upper hand. The business man with the gun in the briefcase shoots Teddy. All the wounded go to the hospital.

Criminal Minds S01, Ep08 – Natural Born Killer

Show: Criminal Minds
Season: 1
Episode: 8
Title: Natural Born Killer
Original Air Date: November 16, 2005


Guest Stars:
Patrick Kilpatrick: Vincent Perotta
Kirsten Vangsness: Penelope Garcia
Gonzalo Menendez: Josh Cramer
Francesco Quinn: Michael Russo
Joseph Sikora: Jimmy Baker (as Joe Sikora)
Val Lauren: Frederick ‘Freddy’ Condore
Larkin Campbell: Detective Brady
Deborah Geffner: Neighbor
Robert Machray: Ray


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Favorite Quotes:

* Gideon: “There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough, and liked it, never really care for anything else.” Ernest Hemingway

* Gideon: “The healthy man does not torture others. Generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.” Carl Jung


Synopsis: In a bar in Baltimore an undercover cop gets made by a coworker. They try to cover. He leaves with Freddie and drops him off at his house. Later, a neighbor storms to Freddie’s house as music is blasting. She finds blood on the door knob and the undercover cop runs out, knocking her down. The next day the team arrives. The victims are a husband and wife. It’s a case of massive overkill. Gideon notices that a third victim was killed in the tub and dismembered and removed from the scene. They go over victimology. They conclude that it’s either a professional killer or a pure psychopath. Later that night a guy in a hoodie is going through a garbage can and finds the head. It was found in 7 parts. Garcia’s search has turned up some victims. The commonalities are the way the body has been cut up and the marks on the bones. Another agent comes and blows them off. They continue working the case. The visit the yard where Freddie works and speak to Russo. He receives a warning from Hotch and Morgan. As they search the backgrounds of associates they flag a Jimmy Baker. His criminal history is not probable and doesn’t make sense. They realize it has to be fake. They hit Jimmy Baker’s apartment and realize he is an undercover agent. Jimmy stands on the corner waiting for his meet with his handler and instead gets kidnapped. His handler arrives and Baker is gone. The agent storms into Hotch’s office. He’s not happy that Hotch doesn’t have him and tells him he’s been missing for 12 hours. Jimmy’s target is Michael Russo. Agent Kramer agrees to work with the BAU. We now see Jimmy captive, and his kidnapper. Back at the office, Garcia tells Morgan that she found over 100 cases that match. Morgan informs her that this number is a lot and not all mob hits. He enjoys the killing. Hotch and Morgan visit Michael Russo again and have another chat. They warn him about his rogue hit man. They listen in on Russo and he calls the hit man, Vinny, to come in immediately. He cuts Jimmy several times and leaves him to the rats. They find Vincent Perrotta. However, Garcia can pull up no adult records. At the junkyard they are prepared. Vincent attacks Hotch. They don’t shoot him with a gun but hit him with several tazers instead. They interrogate him. Hotch explains that standard techniques will not work with this guy. He’s got to be made uncomfortable. The evidence from the van is divided up between Garcia, Reid, Elle and Morgan. Gideon introduces himself to Vincent. However, Vincent gets right to the point and starts playing head games. So Gideon plays back. He flips over the board with a lot of photos of his victims. However, Agent Kramer storms in and blows Jimmy’s cover. Now Vincent shuts down completely. Reid and Garcia start going through the tapes, however, they turn out to be video evidence of Vincent’s tortures and kills. Gideon is furious with Kramer and tells him he just got his friend killed. Jimmy comes too and sees and hears rats. They start to climb up his legs and bite him. The tapes have given them a lot more victims, but have also showed his use of rats. Garcia is going over the video sounds. Reid believes the videos are all filmed in the same place. Morgan voices suspicions about Freddie’s murder because that’s how they found Vincent. Hotch realizes the difference is Mrs. DeMarco. The audio reveals an airplane. Hotch talks with Vincent and discusses his childhood and the abuse his father put him through. They are still going through the stuff from the van and check out the food containers. This helps them narrow down Vincent’s home base. Hotch points out to Vincent that he never killed a woman before Mrs. DeMarco. He learns his fathers name was Frank. They narrow down the search to a specific area in Glennburny. Garcia tracked a property to his father’s name. The storm the house and find Jimmy in the basement being eaten alive by rats. Back in the interview Hotch concludes it and Vincent is taken away.

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