While the team profiles a killer in a small town, Hotch must stay and deal with Elle who is beginning to unravel.



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Chief Jones
James Charles
Jeffrey Charles
Deputy Mack (as Chris A. Conrad)
Henry (as Bobby Preston-Weiss)
Agent Breen


In Ozona, Texas, 2500 population, young boys Robbie Davis and Nicholas Faye were bludgeoned to death in the woods, next Sara, dumped there after posthumous abuse. The team believes it's a smart, methodical local trusted by the kids, who are meanwhile advised the buddy-system. An eight-year old tells Jason, who noticed he's burdened by a secret, his older brother Matthew is missing- since two rascals dared him to pull the bell at the local 'ghost house' of old hunter Finnegan, whose wife disappeared 50 years ago. He's out, Robbie's bag lies there, but his corpse is found, buried in the woods before the first murder. Next suspect is school counselor James Charles, abandoned by his wife, who has victim Nicholas Faye's baseball team cap when he fails to flee arrest; his own 12 year-old son Jeffrey Charles is missing, after a search Jason quickly guesses the horrible truth... Meanwhile Hotch tries to get reluctant Elle Greenaway, FBI-cleared but a mental mess, to take shrink therapy... Written by KGF Vissers

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25 October 2006 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


It is revealed in this episode that J.J. Jareau has a niece who is eight years old, which implies she has at least one sibling. See more »


When the BAU is addressing the police department, Reece is standing against the wall with his arms crossed, and then immediately after his hands are in his pockets, and you see him crossing his arms. See more »


Elle Greenaway: [turning in her badge and gun] This is not an admission of guilt.
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References Rear Window (1954) See more »


Blue Light of the Flame
Written by Rob Hyman, Dar Williams
Performed by Dar Williams
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Goodbye...And Good Riddance!
1 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A bunch of us decided to waste away a recent snowy weekend with rental DVD viewing of popular TV series which we've heard a lot about but never really watched. This was the episode that finally turned me -- and many of my friends -- off.

That supposedly dedicated, selfless FBI agents, especially supervisors, could essentially overlook/rationalize Agent Greenaway taking the law into her own hands, allowing her to leave the Bureau after the mere formality of a "psychological evaluation" and not even inform local police of their strong suspicions that "one of their own" is a murderer and the event warranted a more intense investigation?! What a crock...

Even knowing her murder victim was guilty and she *may* have saved others from him still does not excuse the overall sense that the BAU cares more about their own individual senses of right and wrong than the rule of law they -- and all law enforcement people -- are supposedly sworn and dedicated to uphold. It would have been far more rewarding to have seen two or even three episodes that focused on their actions to get inside the "criminal mind" of their own rogue agent, one well versed in the BAU's own methods and procedures, and bring her to the justice she denied to her victim.

But the producers/writers seem to have their own sense of right and wrong as well, sadly something shared by many viewers who still seem to find this series worthwhile viewing. I am glad I am not(!) one them.

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