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Dr. Spencer Reid (Character)
from "Criminal Minds" (2005)

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Dr. Spencer Reid is a character in Criminal Minds. He is portrayed by Matthew Gray Gubler. See more »
Alternate Names:
Young Reid / Young Spencer Reid

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  1. "Criminal Minds"
        - The Bunker (2017) TV episode, Played by Matthew Gray Gubler
        - Lucky Strikes (2017) TV episode, Played by Matthew Gray Gubler
        - Killer App (2017) TV episode, Played by Matthew Gray Gubler
        - Blue Angel (2017) TV episode, Played by Matthew Gray Gubler
        - To a Better Place (2017) TV episode, Played by Matthew Gray Gubler
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From "Criminal Minds: The Return (#9.8)" (2013)
Aaron Hotchner: It's possible we're dealing with a terrorist organization with one man at the center. We're basing our profile on his motivation.
Derek Morgan: We believe these children were abducted by a preferential offender who targets pre-pubescent boys.
Alex Blake: Our unsub is likely a male in his forties, with some military or law enforcement training.
Jennifer Jareau: We think he has a secluded location that provides enough privacy to hold his victims captive for several years.
David Rossi: In that time, he breaks these kids down, rebuilds them to be hardened soldiers.
Dr. Spencer Reid: We believe they're suffering from an extreme case of Stockholm syndrome. Much like Patty Hearst, who came to view the SLA as her new family and the rest of the world as adversaries, we believe he's attempting to instill this same feeling within his army.
Derek Morgan: He likely uses military torture techniques to get his victims to see his enemies as their own.
Dr. Spencer Reid: He puts them through a rigorous and punishing military training regimen in order to prepare them mentally and physically for his war.
Derek Morgan: And once this happens, the physical threats stop and the reprogramming begins.
Jennifer Jareau: And now that he has their trust, he maintains this connection by bolstering them with love and affection.
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