When Dr. Spencer Reid is approached in Washington, D.C. by high-school boy Nathan Harris, who attends his lectures out of fascination, he realizes only after the kid leaves he might be a serial killer, which seems to check out after having the details he mentioned verified, the victims being prostitutes marked in the flesh by a sick mind who is tortured and wants to get caught. However there seems to be another killer at work... Written by
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At the very beginning of the episode, Dr. Spencer Reid sketches the portrait of Nathan Harris (played by Anton Yelchin
) in an attempt to identify him as a potential serial killer. This sketch was actually made by Matthew Gray Gubler
in real life. See more
The boy tells the hostage he is doing multiplication for extra credit while the rest of the class is doing long division. Students learn to multiply before they can do division. See more
Special Agent Derek Morgan
How did she know to call Reid?
Nathan set Reid's business card on the table before he cut himself. Like a suicide note.
Where Is My Mind
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