Criminal Minds (2005–2020)
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If the Shoe Fits 

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The BAU is stumped to find the common denominator among male victims in Montana, making it difficult to profile the UnSub. Meanwhile JJ deals with her feelings about a family crisis.


Bethany Rooney


Jeff Davis (created by), Bruce Zimmerman





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Mantegna ... David Rossi
Shemar Moore ... Derek Morgan
Matthew Gray Gubler ... Dr. Spencer Reid
A.J. Cook ... Jennifer Jareau
Kirsten Vangsness ... Penelope Garcia
Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Kate Callahan
Thomas Gibson ... Aaron Hotchner
Abbie Cobb ... Claire Dunbar
Matt Cohen ... John Franklin
Ellyn Jameson ... Detective Sandra Carpenter (as Ellie Jameson)
Candy Clark ... Sandy Jareau
Mark Holzum ... Chris Jensen
Evan Holtzman ... Colin Baylor
Stephen Jared ... Darryl Jensen
Benjamin Seay ... Medical Examiner


The BAU is called to Missoula, Montana, where Douglas Clark, a wealthy Caucasian college student, was found murdered in a remote wooded area, stabbed multiple times, and his cell phone stuffed into his mouth. The reason there is a suspicion that this is a BAU case is that a local shopkeeper was killed recently by a college student, whose rich father got him off, hence the possibility that this murder was a revenge killing. En route to Missoula, a second victim is discovered with much the same M.O. Other similarities include the fact that the cell phone alarm was set to midnight, and beyond the stab wounds, there is one wound on each that was made by something else. The revenge killing theory is thrown out as these murders seem more personal in nature. With discovery that Clark was a closet homosexual, the BAU thinks that the murders may have to do with sexual deviance. Evidence from a subsequent victim and JJ figuring out what made the unusual puncture wounds points to the unsub being... Written by Huggo

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Matt Cohen (John) also plays young John Winchester in Supernatural (2005). He also later appears in Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016) as a different character. See more »


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[Kate spills some coffee on her sleeve]
Derek Morgan: You're okay?
Kate Callahan: That's so typical! My mother used to say: if clumsiness were a virtue I would be anointed Katherine the first
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Dear Cinderelly
4 August 2020 | by randomness-96See all my reviews

I love this episode! Grimms Fairytale mixed with murder! What's not to love? I didn't mind the plot it was interesting and fun!

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5 November 2014 (USA) See more »

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