The team investigates a serial murder case in Bakersfield, California.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Frank Cowles
Dr. Lee
Daryl Crittenden ...
Lt. Ted Banks
Sandy Cowles
Steven Parkett
Angie Stanton


With Blake deciding to return to Boston to teach full-time and Prentiss declining the request to return, Hotch is interviewing for the vacancy on the team. Who he hires is a known entity to the team, namely Kate Callahan. Her first case working for the BAU takes them to Bakersfield, California, where three human torsos have been found in deserted locales within the past month - one male and two females. The medical examiner is able to determine that the limbs were removed with precision, that the victims had leather in their digestive tract, that they were kept alive up to 48 hours after the limb removal and the torsos had been preserved. The team soon discovers that the unsub has sold some of the limbs on the black market. Those sales and the identities of the victims may provide some clues as to the unsub's identity and location. Written by Huggo

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1 October 2014 (USA)  »

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First appearance of Jennifer Love Hewitt as Kate Callahan. See more »


At the end of the initial briefing Reid tells Garcia to search for suppliers using keywords sodium dioxide (NaO2) and silicate. Sodium dioxide would be negatively trivalent (-3) and an extremely reactive/volatile chemical, dangerous to handle if possible for the theoretical use of combining it with radioactive elements in the positive trivalent category?. Sodium is univalent, positively charged at 1+ while oxygen is divalent, charged -2. The only possible combination is sodium oxide, Na2O, which is used with silicon dioxide in glass making. Glass making would have no relevance to preserving body parts. Silica gel may, but would be an impractical choice for a large specimen. Its only reference seems to be for preservation of insects and naturally occurrence in fossils. A perplexing scientific error. See more »


Aaron Hotchner: Do you have a go bag?
Kate Callahan: Sir, I am like a Boy Scout: always prepared.
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Chillin Debut from Love Hewitt
2 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know what is it about Jenifer Love Hewitt but despite her being a great actress in anything she does it seem like her shows always get canceled. I hope that is not true with this one.

This was one of the better episodes I have seen in a long time, and I must say Jenifer Love Hewitt fit right in with the other profilers, her presence were great in this episode.

As usual we deal with a Serial killer and I would not go out on a "Limb" if I say it is one of the creepiest ones we have seen so far, it also looks like we are going to see more to this story arch in the future.

Love Hewitt will be a refreshing asset to this show that is for sure and possible help keep it around for a long time to come.

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