Criminal Minds: Season 7, Episode 12

Unknown Subject (25 Jan. 2012)

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The BAU is called to Houston, Texas when a past masked serial rapist coined the Piano Man - so named because of the piano wire he used to bind his victims - starts to re-offend, with his ... See full summary »

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The BAU is called to Houston, Texas when a past masked serial rapist coined the Piano Man - so named because of the piano wire he used to bind his victims - starts to re-offend, with his targets being his past victims. His crimes have since evolved where one of the victims, Vanessa Campbell, is abducted from her home - something the unsub had never done before - which they believe is meant to show his victims that they are safe nowhere from his clutches. He used drugs mimicking a date rape drug to knock the victims unconscious before committing his rapes. With news of the new offenses hitting the media, many of the Piano Man's past victims resurface, telling that they were indeed victimized recently by him again. Most of the women tell similar stories of the second rape - being hyper-vigilant about never leaving their drinking glass unattended, and now having a 1980's pop piano ballad being a trigger to horrific memories of that rape - while one, Diana Mitchell, tells a completely ... Written by Huggo

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Both Paget Brewster (Emily Prentiss) and Dina Meyer (Regina Lampert) previously had roles in Friends (1994) as Joey Tribbiani's lovers. See more »

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Regina Lampert: Why didn't you let me pull the trigger?
Emily Prentiss: Because you would be in prison.
Regina Lampert: As opposed to where I am right now? I mean, while he gets a lawyer and a fair trial.
Emily Prentiss: He will never see the light of day, ever.
Regina Lampert: Can you guarantee that? You know, when they talk about victims getting re-victimized by the system, they mean you.
Emily Prentiss: I know it's hard...
Regina Lampert: No, you don't. You have no idea what it's like
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Regina Lampert: when the monster from your nightmares comes back for you.
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Music & lyrics by Peter Cetera & David Foster
Performed by Chicago
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