Will arrives at the BAU office with news that JJ has gone missing. On JJ's directive if she ever did go missing, Will has come to inform Mat, who would "know what to do" as the two are still working on a top secret case from their joint State Department days. This news surprises the rest of the team, as they had no idea JJ and Mat even knew each other prior to him being appointed Section Chief. However, they all discover that Mat is also missing, which they fear the worst for both JJ and Mat. Hotch is able to find out some basic information about what JJ and Mat were working on - that is was an Afghanistan based mission in trying to locate Osama bin Laden - but the BAU is told by the State Department not only to mind their own business as their disappearances are a State Department matter, but that they are to cease any work in trying to find either JJ or Mat or face the consequences if they do. The team ignores this directive, but they know that they have to work clandestinely to ... Written by
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This is the first time since the pilot episode that the opening credits were not shown. More time was needed for the episode footage, so the credits were cut, and the stars names were listed during the first scene following the teaser, before the guest stars. See more
The Nietzsche quote from this and the first episode, referred to in the "Trivia" section, is an abbreviation of the original. Interestingly in '100' the full quote is properly stated, "He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And if you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.",translated from Gerrman "Wer mit Ungeheuern kämpft, mag zusehn, dass er nicht dabei zum Ungeheuer wird. Und wenn du lange in einen Abgrund blickst, blickt der Abgrund auch in dich hinein." See more
Take your time, Matt. I've been thinking about this for years.
Matt, don't. I'm fine... I'm fine... I'm fine.
Section Chief Mateo Cruz
Okay, okay, that's it. Just stop! I'll do it. Just stop.
[types his code
Written by John Lennon
& Paul McCartney
Performed by Sarah Darling See more