Potentially a Shout-Out as well, since Reid is a sci-fi fan. Despite the victim being as far from his victimology as he can get a male black teen vs white women in their thirties the killer has little trouble taking him out. The key text is The Collector by John Fowles. Garcia actually compares the UnSub to Frank Miller. Much of what she said is frequently cited incorrectly in references to medieval times.
In "Elephant's Memory" — the UnSub of the episode is profiled as an "injustice collector," killing people who've caused him or his girlfriend pain: The seriously unrealistic element here is that one team would work all of those types of cases; in reality, the BAU has separate units to deal with separate kinds of specialized crime. Potentially a Shout-Out as well, since Reid is a sci-fi fan. A small example in ep 4 season 8. It's the town sheriff with a body cam , who discovers the victim's body and her distraught husband. During their conversation, Elle's father tells her that the decisions she makes in the plane will make the difference as to whether she lives or dies in real life. Gideon deliberately provokes the stuttering Footpath Killer until he gets so angry that he can't talk. In "True Night," the UnSub was a comic artist who unknowingly acted out scenes from his own violent comics by murdering gang members. Understandable crossing of the Despair Event Horizon , but still a crossing of it. It's strongly implied in an early episode and subsequently repeatedly hinted at that Hotch's father abused him and that that's one of the reasons why he pursued a career in law enforcement. Three guesses what piece of music plays at the episode's end. He beat them all to death with his bare hands, but he reserved his worst beating for the principal, who never punished the bullies any further than making them give a blatantly insincere apology and shaking the victim's hand every single time: Most people uninterested in that time period would make the same mistake, and those who are interested wouldn't really bother to correct them. And the Adventure Continues: After he develops Alzheimer's, he and his approval-seeking son start killing again while he can still do it right. Holy shit, the idea of being immobilized, feeling the torture someone's putting you through, getting acid dripped on various parts of you, and having it all videotaped with a running childlike commentary. One particularly notable instance was the episode "Psychodrama", where the usually unflappable Hotch was severely rattled because the UnSub started forcing children to act out his revenge fantasies. Then, the season ends with Kate informing Hotch of her decision to take a maternity leave in the same office. For CSI , it's solving crimes with magic. For Cold Case , it's the pursuit of old, unsolved cases. All but two scenes of "Seven Seconds" takes place in the same shopping mall. Action Film, Quiet Drama Scene: No matter how many times they encounter one, the team is almost always shocked to discover that the UnSub is a woman and exposit to each other about how rare it is for a Serial Killer to be female. This may be Truth in Television — the FBI estimates that at any given time, there are somewhere between 20 and 50 active serial killers in the United States. The Big Bad of the fall premier figured out how to force people with associative identity disorder to create a new identity, in this case another serial killer the "original" serial killer he was copying was left with amnesia. Zig-zagged at the end of "The Inspired":
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