A young criminal defence lawyer working for legal aid goes missing, last seen in the middle of the night apparently running from people shooting after him. A quick bit of research and it is discovered he has recently been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, yet due to the nature of his work, the FBI isn't certain what he is imagining, and what is really wrong. Written by
Henrietta G. Molgardy
Did You Know?
The episode title refers to a line from the play "Hamlet" (by William Shakespeare), Act 2, Scene 2: "I am but mad north-north-west: when the wind is southerly I know a hawk from a handsaw." See more
In the opening scene, there is a back-lit shot of Joe Gibson's pursuers in which the silhouette of a camera on a tripod is visible in the background. See more
Just because we're dealing with a schizophrenic doesn't mean we're dealing with a random, haphazard set of events. Delusions, which are one of the hallmarks of this disease, are defined as fixed false beliefs. So they're organized in a systematic fashion.
Wow. We always kind of thought that psych degree on your wall was one of those mail-in jobs.
No, that would be my bowling award.
References Cool Hand Luke