The BAU travel to Akron, Ohio, where two sets of married couples have been murdered in the span of a week. The husbands, who had Viagra in their system but who were not prescribed the drug,... See full summary »

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The BAU travel to Akron, Ohio, where two sets of married couples have been murdered in the span of a week. The husbands, who had Viagra in their system but who were not prescribed the drug, were shot while the wives were stabbed. The couples were forced to have sex with the husband wearing a condom, before they were killed. In reviewing the crime scenes, Morgan and Prentiss determine that the unsub is not a sexual sadist as he was trying to set a romantic mood for the kills, and is compensating for a probable recent bout of impotence. In interviewing the victims' families, the team also determine that the husband is the key to the unsub's targets as stereotypical alpha male types. When the unsub hits a broader target, the team are only then able to figure out how the unsub is able to gain access to the victims without a struggle, and from where he has devolved. Meanwhile, Hotch is surprised by an applicant for the communications liaison job. Despite the applicant not being an obvious ... Written by Huggo

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The title of the episode is "Compromising Positions". In 1985 Joe Mantegna co-starred in a film called "Compromising Positions". See more »

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At the end of the episode, Hotch reminds Garcia that she applied for the job on homemade pink stationary. However, from previous episode we know that Garcia was recruited into the FBI because of her hacking skills, and turned in her 'resume' on a piece of regular paper she wrote on while in custody. She was still dressing in the gothic fashion at the time, as well. Even if she had applied instead of been recruited, she wouldn't have turned in a pink application. See more »

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Emily Prentiss: [voiceover] We all wear masks, and the time comes when we cannot remove them without removing some of our own skin. -André Berthiaume
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compromising positions
7 February 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a really good episode, must have been a rerun but I saw it the first time tonight, anything with Shemar in it is a 10 in my book.It just seemed strange to see the police dept depicted as such a small country type police department. I live in Akron Ohio and their police dept is about a 10 story building. I guess I noticed because I live here. Other than that this is one of my favorite TV shows and has a great cast I think that you need to bring JJ back the show and team did not seem complete without her if you don't want junk words you should not make it mandatory to compose a 10 line summary, you have to babel on just to meet your requirements


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