Kansas City, Kansas Police Detective Cal McGee believes that street people in the city are being abducted and probably murdered. While others believe that the decrease in crime is due to his good work in getting the homeless off the street - he recently won a meritorious service award for doing such - he, with copious notes of those he sees on the streets, knows of sixty-three of those people whose whereabouts are no longer known. He also received a letter stating that the award was given to him without him doing any of the work. There is no official case so the BAU cannot get involved. While the rest of team work on putting together a profile of the unsub abductor, Hotch, with J.J. and on her urging, decides to go to Kansas City to at least speak to the KCPD about the detective's theory. This move is despite Hotch's feeling that Detective McGee is mentally unstable himself - he is displaying signs of obsessive-compulsive disorder. McGee's superior, Captain Wright, shows obvious ... Written by
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As the UnSub is wheeling his victims down the hallway before killing them, he whistles "Joanna" from Sweeney Todd, a musical about a serial killer. See more
Identical scenes from the Charlie Chaplin movie shown at the beginning and the end of the episode have different accompanying music. See more
Aaron 'Hotch' Hotchner
We're going to provide a psychological profile of the man we're looking for. It contains some unusual, specific personality traits that someone out there is bound to recognize.
Which will make him relatively easy to locate. Long-lasting, negative impression he leaves on anyone he might meet.
We have a term for the killing behavior this unsub displays: cleaning house. Fixing what's wrong with the world.
Dr. Spencer Reid
He's deeply rationalized this behavior, and while he certainly knows the killing is wrong, he...
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