The BAU searches for a serial killer who leaves distinctive marks on victims' faces.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Al Eisenmund (as José Zúniga)
Captain Phil Wilson
Dr. Judith Mertz (as Jacqueline Piñol)
Betty Wilson
Detective Mike Warner
Detective Dustin Paddock
Agent Grant Anderson


With Kate having quit the team to spend time with Meg, and J.J. on maternity leave, the BAU is down two profilers as Hotch conducts interviews to fill Kate's position and as the remaining team members work on a case in progress. The case has two victims thus far - a suburban dad and a drug dealer - killed in two days, in two different cities across the country from each other, namely Albany, New York, and Seattle, Washington. The only reason they were able to identify the two deaths as being tied is that both victims had their face painted much like a pulchinella. It isn't until the autopsies are done that they learn that both were killed by a massive injection of a liquid nutritional supplement, much like one would would consume if one has trouble eating. They tie this evidence together to determine that the unsub has suffered a facial injury that does not allow him now to speak or eat. When a third victim emerges in Charlottesville, Virginia, the team has a clearer picture of the ... Written by Huggo

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30 September 2015 (USA)  »

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A.J Cook's second son Phoenix plays Michael, J.J's new son, in this episode. Her oldest son Mekhai has portrayed J.J's oldest son Henry since he was a baby. See more »


When Derek is first shown holding the large syringe, he is holding the needle up. When the camera angle changes, he is now holding it plunger up. But then for the rest of the scene, he is shown holding it needle up. See more »


Dr. Tara Lewis: Look, I just want to say, even if don't get the position, this was the best top job interview ever!
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References The Man Who Laughs (1928) See more »


Criminal Minds (TV Show Intro / Main Song Theme)
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absolute great season opener!
3 October 2015 | by (somewhere.) – See all my reviews

This episode was a great one. It was creepy and the ending was insane. Loved this episode, the new member looks great as well. Hope we see some more things about her in the next episode. you never know who you can trust. the captain of a swat team and his wife are moles for the killer. the wife text ed the killer every time the team was coming close. the killer is a hit-man who wants revenge because a client set him up. So he killed everyone he might think they had it done. i hope they make more episode as good as this one. LOVE the characters and the acting skills of the killer where amazing, criminal minds will always be my favorite show, they made television special. Hope to see you guys in the next episode!

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