Dotcom millionaire Dennis Kyle and his wife Lacy are bloodily slaughtered in their suburban Atlanta home, just like animals in the countryside. The police was too late, even responding within 5', to a call from the house that a certain Raphael there was about to kill the 'sinners', he left a Revelation(Bible) quote about the Pale Horse. While the team flies to Georgia, 911 gets another call about Raphael going to punish sinners who possess too much. Garcia reports an Internet video of the Kyle murder. It was made on the Kyles' private computer, with a remote-controlled web camera still active, watched by Raphael who turns it off after sending his message; as Reid suspects, he works at a computer tech support help line, where clients allow him to control their computer for help, only he leaves a Trojan horse. The team is puzzled about psychologically contradictory behavior by the perpetrators. The next victim, after a one-voice call, is a handyman who apparently intruded the Douglas ...
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Although the beginning of this episode ostensibly takes place immediately following the conclusion of Super Bowl XLI, there is never any mention of which team won the game (the Indianapolis Colts) or which teams were playing (the Colts and the Chicago Bears). Moreover, none of the four people who watched the game in rural Georgia nor any of the people in the crowded bar are wearing any Colts or Bears paraphernalia. Since Derek Morgan grew up in Chicago and played football, he should seem more upset or at least should mention the fact that his hometown team lost.
The reason for the generic approach to the Super Bowl is this episode was filmed long before the Super Bowl contenders were known, and the episode aired on the same day as the Super Bowl. Still, the lack of Colts and Bears paraphernalia makes the opening very unrealistic. See more
Dr. Spencer Reid
You all right?
Dr. Spencer Reid
You seem unhappy.
I am unhappy. I'm tired of people using religion to justify the terrible things they do.
References Super Bowl XLI
Criminal Minds (TV Show Intro / Main Song Theme) See more