Criminal Minds: Season 3, Episode 16

Elephant's Memory (16 Apr. 2008)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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When a spree killing begins in a small Texas town, Reid's identification with the killer may endanger the girl with him, and cause Reid to put his own life in jeopardy.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Owen Savage
Jordan Norris
Paul Barter (as Tim DeZarn)
Eileen Bechtold
Ike Stratman
Deputy Bart Lawford


A teen girl, Jordan, and her father are killed by a bomb planted in their house. When two cops arrive, they are shot by a shooter with a full-auto weapon. The BAU soon discover that the shooter is Owen Savage, a constantly bullied teen with learning difficulties, and that Jordan, who's also been abused and has learning difficulties, is still alive and in a relationship with Owen who's planning to kill again... Written by J. Rieper

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At the end when Rossi puts his hand up to stop the police cars after the Reid/Owen scene, his gun has already been put away. However, when Reid and Morgan start to walk Owen into the station, Rossi's gun is out and he puts it away again. See more »


Dr. Spencer Reid: His life was one torment after another. His teachers gave up on him, his classmates bullied him and his father blamed him while giving him access to guns. Given these conditions you're actually quite fortunate
Deputy Bart Lawford: It sounds like you're saying these victims deserved this
Aaron Hotchner: We're not. Nobody deserves this
Dr. Spencer Reid: But you could have prevented it
Aaron Hotchner: Reid, can I talk to you?
[They walk out into another room]
Dr. Spencer Reid: It's the truth! They could have done something! They work with his father, they knew Owen
Aaron Hotchner: So what? All ...
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