An infamous 'psychic' abandons his public persona, outing himself as a fake, to focus on his work as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation in order to find "Red John," the madman who killed his wife and daughter.
The Naval Criminal Investigation Service's Office of Special Projects takes on the undercover work and the hard to crack cases in LA. Key agents are G. Callen and Sam Hanna, streets kids risen through the ranks.
Dr. Cal Lightman teaches a course in body language and makes an honest fortune exploiting it. He's employed by various public authorities in various investigations, doing more when the ... See full summary »
The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.
S. Epatha Merkerson,
Jesse L. Martin
In Baltimore, Maryland, retired couple William and Helen DeMarco are found murdered in their home, a young white male who was seen fleeing from the scene of the crime. In reviewing the crime scene, the BAU see signs of extreme torture in the killings. They also know that there was a third victim. Hidden throughout the neighborhood, they later find the dismembered body parts of that third victim, Freddy Condore, a low level mobster and nephew of the deceased. The case becomes a turf war in the FBI between Organized Crime and the BAU, who decide to continue to investigate regardless. They believe the killer is a sadist who has killed upward of one hundred men. In going through Condore's history, the team quickly find the name Jimmy Baker, a self-professed rehabilitated ex-con whose mug shot looks remarkably similar to that of the suspect fleeing the murder scene, but whose background raises some red flags amongst the team. When they discover Baker's true identity, the BAU also ... Written by
A Brutal And Riveting Episode Of An Incredibly-Sick Killer
This is a particularly gruesome, sordid story of an extreme psychopath who has killed perhaps as many as 100 people over the years, not just killing them but torturing many in the process. The bloody and sadistic scenes of past crimes are so bad even some of the BAU can barely look at the photos.
Now, after the last killing, the murderer has an undercover cop - a good guy - in his hold and is torturing him for information. Can the BAU, and other law enforcement officials find this beast before the undercover policeman is killed?
To say this an intense story is an understatement. It is an outstanding episode that has you on the edge of your seat squirming all the way.
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