Reid's girlfriend, Maeve, who he's never even met, has been kidnapped by her stalker. Reid is certain of this fact since the kidnapper used the code words that he and Maeve had set up. He asks his colleagues for help in finding her, they who cannot do so officially, but do so in their personal time. Reid himself is in an odd situation since he can be of most help because of the thousands of hours they had talked and really gotten to know each other, but in his emotional state of being in love with Maeve, he cannot focus. As such, he requires the assistance of one of his colleagues to filter through the information covered in their conversations with him. They quickly discover Maeve's full identity, and from such discover information about her which Reid did not know and perhaps did not want to know. They also quickly discover the identity of the kidnapper, whose profile was not their initial thought. They have to understand the true nature of the kidnapper's motivations to find a ... Written by
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Reid mentions that when he and Maeve talk, they address each other by pseudonyms, and Reid's is "Dr. Joseph Bell", Arthur Conan Doyle's inspiration for Sherlock Holmes. In Criminal Minds: God Complex
(2012), Reid calls Maeve and, while waiting for her callback, reads the Holmes novel "The Sign of Four". See more
At one point, the unsub points a handgun at one of her prisoners, and we hear the sound of a hammer being cocked. However, the unsub's gun is a Glock. Glocks do not have hammers. They make the same error three times. See more
Would you do that ? Would you kill yourself for her ?
[referring to Maeve
Dr. Spencer Reid
Written by Richard Walters
Performed by Richard Walters See more