Ten years ago, Hotch and Rossi, as part of the BAU at the time, worked on a mass murder case in Boise, Idaho, where bright and well liked but narcissistic North Valley High School student Randy Slade killed thirteen of his classmates in a lunch hour shooting and cell phone detonated bombing in the school's cafeteria. He himself was also killed. As several of the survivors return to Boise to commemorate the ten year anniversary of the massacre, a copycat killer seems to be on the loose. The local authorities and media believe that Randy's then seven year old brother, sweet but impressionable Brandon Slade, now a student at North Valley himself, may be involved, which Hotch and Rossi, based on what they knew of Brandon ten years ago, don't believe. What the BAU glean early in this updated investigation is that Randy did have a hit list of people he wanted to kill, and that the latest victims are on that hit list. The list itself is comprised of popular students and students on the ...
Did You Know?
At around 9:00 when Reid and JJ are walking through the crime scene, he asks her if she was one of the mean girls in high school. Julia Campbell, who plays the mother of the original school bomber/shooter in this episode, portrayed Christie Masters in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
(1997). Christie Masters was the leader of a group of mean girls. See more
In an early scene, Morgan pranks Reid by identifying himself as "Dr. Spencer Reid" to the press and gives them Reid's phone number, beginning with a 702 area code. This is the area code for Nevada/Las Vegas. As the BAU is based in Northern Virginia/Quantico, the team's FBI-issued phones should be assigned numbers with the prefix 703. See more
Dr. Spencer Reid
I will crush you.
Dr. Spencer Reid
Written by A.M.
and Shawn Lee
Performed by A.M.
(as AM & Shawn Lee) and Shawn Lee
(as AM & Shawn Lee) See more