The team travels to Kansas City, Kansas where three members of the upper middle class Yamada family - its parents and teen-aged daughter - are found murdered and dumped at the side of the road, with its adolescent son, Scott Yamada, still missing. The deaths are meant to look like a murder/suicide committed by the father. The bodies were reported by a drifter who disappeared shortly thereafter. Another upper middle class Kansas City area family - the Acklins - who have a similar family make-up, have also just gone missing. There are no direct ties between the two families. Although father Mike Acklin was in the middle of a lawsuit, their family life seems as perfect as the Yamadas,... at least on the surface. The team discovers that both families went to great lengths to present themselves as being perfect to the public eye while being truly dysfunctional. Uncovering other similarities between the families and finding the drifter may lead to the team discovering motive, if the Acklins...
Did You Know?
Alex Blake insinuates on the jet when discussing the family and the son's Asperger's syndrome, that Reid may suffer from it too. It's shown that Rossi smiles potentially implying he may also think the same. In Broken Mirror S01E05 the unsub Vincent Shyer profiled the entire team and said that Gideon hasn't profiled the Autistic leanings of Reid. See more
The truth will set you free, Mike.
What is he talking about?
Tell them, or Barden is dead.
Come on, Dad, just say it.
I was... I slept with her. It only happened twice and it was over. I swear, she meant nothing to me.
You all have to ask yourselves why you're here.
Are you kidding me? We're here because you couldn't keep your pants on? You endangered this entire family? You put us in the hands of a psychopath who took our son?
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