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Season 4

25 Sep. 1999
Reunion: Part 1
The day after getting shot by the real Jack-of-All-Trades, a wounded Bailey calls upon FBI profiler Rachel Burke to find Sam after Jack kidnaps her and subjects her to tortuous mind games by confining her within an abandoned warehouse and trying to get her to be like him in killing to achieve a sense of superiority. In the meantime, Rachel quickly weeds out the self-serving confessions of Donald Lucas whom she correctly assumes was a pawn in Jack's game and by questioning Samantha's father about her history, finally learns Jack's real identity as Albert Newquay and of...
2 Oct. 1999
Reunion: Part 2
A kidnapped Sam stalls for time as the murderous Jack of All Trades twists the facts hoping to convince her that she too will kill, when the subject and timing are right. Meanwhile, a recovering Bailey and the new profiler Rachel Burke grope for clues about Jack's hideout. But Jack shows a new card when he lures Chloe into his web of deceit by convincing her that her mother was responsible for her father's death.
30 Oct. 1999
Blind Eye
Now a member of the VCTF team, newly relocated agent/profiler Rachel Burke sorts through a series of murders where the killer singles out successful career women and subjugates them to humiliating housework and compulsive cleaning before posing them naked in kitchens or bathrooms. While Rachel narrows in on a suspect whose timid, fearful wife may be the missing link, she must first overcome her combative relationship with John who's increasingly skeptical to her methods. Meanwhile, Grace suspects she's pregnant again when she begins showing sings of morning sickness, ...
6 Nov. 1999
Old Ghosts
An obsessed Bailey is haunted by an unsolved case in Georgia concerning several teen aged girls who were slain with a knife 15 years ago, and when more older victims are suddenly found, marked with slashes on their bodies, his focus zeroes in on their original prime suspect who has resurfaced in the area. Once Bailey has the VCTF team on board, he enlists Rachel's help to connect the two crime sprees but his decision to exhume the earlier victims understandably draws the wrath of their ever-grieving parents.
13 Nov. 1999
When Rachel and Bailey investigate a series of Ohio murders in which the mutilated victims are cheating husbands, they suspect that the killer is the vengeful boyfriend of a woman common to all of the dead men... until she offers an unconvincing confession. Meanwhile, the VCTF team must contend with a local sheriff who wants to join their force, Grace must deal with her crumbling marriage and new pregnancy, and George is left limping after a painful car accident.
4 Dec. 1999
To Serve and Protect
When a series of random murder victims are found on the streets of St. Louis, Rachel and the VCTF team believe the killer is a military veteran who uses weapons of opportunity, and their focus shifts to an incoherent, ranting homeless person who fits the profile. However, Rachel wonders if she should widen her field of suspects to include any ex-serviceman, and trained killer, who is susceptible to an altered state psychosis. Back at VCTF headquarters in Atlanta, George ignores his increasing reliance on prescription pain pills while recovering from his minor car ...
11 Dec. 1999
Original Sin
As Christmas nears, Rachel and the VCTF work into the night in search of a twisted serial killer who goes on-line to select his victims, all of whom are carefully screened, seeking a candidate he can make over into his ideal woman. Meanwhile, Rachel is surprised when her troubled younger brother, Danny, drops in from out of town and displays telltale signs of substance abuse. Also, Rachel finally confronts George about his own addiction to pain pills and other drugs.
8 Jan. 2000
Train Man
Rachel and Bailey respond to the growing list of isolated elderly men and women who are strangled while riding the rails in the Southwest, and Rachel notes cigarette burns that indicate the young killer must have been a victim of abuse as well. While the killer eyes his next targets, the VCTF theorizes that the dead victims must be surrogates for an angry drifter who feels rejected by society and taking it out on other derelicts. Meanwhile, Rachel begins to suspect George's painkiller addiction due to his increasingly erratic behavior while Bailey quarrels with the ...
15 Jan. 2000
Quid Pro Quo
Rachel and the VCTF team search for a serial killer who strangles women with knots of their own hair. But when the latest victim is the daughter of a powerful mob boss, names James Perrone, the FBI profiler must gain the grieving father's confidence to learn more about her habits. Meanwhile, Rachel is under pressure from the Bureau's Organized Crime Division director, Joel Marks, to take advantage of her access to Perrone and wear a wire to trick him into confessing to a fellow mobster's murder, thereby ending a lengthy investigation.
5 Feb. 2000
Clean Sweep
In another cross-over from the series 'Pretender' of episode 'Spin Doctor', Rachel and the VCTF work with Jarod when two dirty Secret Service agents, who are their most direct link to the killers of a fellow agent, are found slain. However, while romantic sparks fly between the pair, Jarod suddenly disappears and is tortured by the murderer Todd Baxter, who is on a crazed mission to eliminate everyone he thinks is involved in the agency's corruption. Meanwhile, Grace learns of George's addition to painkillers and pep pills and threatens him to quit or she'll inform on...
12 Feb. 2000
Random Act
While shopping in a convenience store with his girlfriend Kate, John intercedes during a robbery. When Kate is mortally wounded, Rachel and Bailey are concerned that he will mete out his own justice outside the law. Even John's shooting of one of the suspects in the robbery comes under review, prompting him to angrily resign and grapple with his overwhelming emotions of guilt for Kate's grave condition.
19 Feb. 2000
When Rachel visits her old college in Maryland to appear on a radio call-in show to discuss a series of ongoing sexual assaults on campus, the case takes a peculiar personal turn when the rapist repeatedly dials up to mock her on-air, prompting an ongoing mind game of cat-and-mouse between them. Meanwhile, Rachel finds herself drawn to an old boyfriend who is now married to her former roommate, Susan. Rachel also meets the therapist, Dr. Tom Arquette, assigned to her brother's drug rehabilitation. Also, George slips in his shaky bid to end his own addiction to ...
26 Feb. 2000
After a police officer and other authority figures are found stabbed in their backs, Rachel centers her investigation on a young woman, Pamela Martin, a serial killer who is reported to have assumed multiple identities which probably spring from memories of early child abuse. But Rachel faces an even greater personal threat from FBI honcho Joel Marks who has falsely accused her of forcing a sexual relationship of a subordinate, John Grant, a charge that could ruin her career. Meanwhile, Rachel heats up her romantic relationship with Tom Arquette. Also, Bailey ...
11 Mar. 2000
Paradise Lost
Rachel, Bailey and the team travel to Yosemite National Park where a maniac brutally kills a mother and her two daughters. While circumstantial evidence points to a local outlaw biker, Rachel constructs a different suspect profile, one who feels remorse and might have sibling issues. Meanwhile, George's lingering substance abuse problem causes a dangerous embarrassment for Bailey and the VCTF when they get the wrong address of a suspect, just as an attractive congresswoman, Nan Archer, begins an investigation of the unit, and she is most impressed by Bailey. Also, ...
18 Mar. 2000
The Long Way Home
Rachel pursues a child killer who poses as a school photographer to pick his next victim.
25 Mar. 2000
House of Cards
A desperate Rachel and the VCTF team cast about wildly to quickly form a profile of an anonymous sniper who's perched atop the pump house of a dam with a commanding view of his victims in an adjoining park, but their options are limited out of fear that the shooter may have wired explosives that could inundate downtown Atlanta. While the body count rises, John risks his life to save some trapped patrons and Rachel suspects the murderer might be an enraged husband whose philandering wife is pinned down with her lover. Meanwhile, George fears for his job that Kim Doyle ...
22 Apr. 2000
Mea Culpa
Rachel searches for a serial killer who does not seem to follow a pattern following the abduction of a 10-year-old boy from a local diner. Meanwhile, Bailey must testify before a congressional subcommittee to save VCTF funding which is threatened to be cut off by Congresswoman Archer. Also, Rachel finds that her apartment was broken into and an incriminating audiotape she made of Joel Marks bragging about setting up criminal suspects has reappeared in the court dockets where Marks vows revenge.
29 Apr. 2000
When a talented concert pianist is found slain, Rachel suspects the victim's prodding parents until she discovers the young woman was pregnant and that her baby was forcibly delivered and kidnapped. But her biggest surprise comes when 'Pretender' Jarod returns. While the two indulge their mutual romantic passion, Jarod's mission is to help Rachel deal with the threat posed by Marks, the fugitive FBI agent who delights in stalking and tormenting her. Jarod finds out that Kim Doyle is the one leaking classified information to Marks, but she is killed by the renegade ...
6 May 2000
On Your Marks
While Rachel continues to be stalked by the renegade Marks bent on emotionally destroying her, she and the VCTF team respond to a series of murders of wealthy men in Memphis who solicited sex from the same desirable woman and they suspect a jealous admirer may be to blame. Meanwhile, Grace must drop everything when she goes into labor and George is the only one there for her. Also, Rachel is proud when her brother Danny begins his new job on the loading docks, drug-free at last. But the situation is compromised when Marks begins stalking him too.
1 Jul. 2000
In the cliff-hanging series final, Rachel is emotionally distraught after Danny's sudden death from a drug overdose and she's further rattled by the continuing mind games played by the wanted ex-Agent Marks, whom she believes is responsible for her brother's death as well as a sudden a series of murders which several men are found electrocuted by an unknown device. But Marks does not plan to kill Rachel, for he needs her to accomplish his own agenda with catching a certain Damian Kartais, an unknown serial killer and master of disguises whom has recruited Marks for ...

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