"The Thirteenth Step" was a grisly, intense and disturbing episode of Criminal Minds, even by the high standards set by the CBS procedural in each of those categories.
What could have been a cliched plot - law-breaking, madly-in-love couple on the run from the world - was uniquely done and well-executed, however. Not to mention frightening.
Perpetrators Sydney and Ray are both in AA, but they've already broken "The Thirteenth Step," an unwritten rule for not becoming romantically involved early in sobriety.
The consequences proved fatal for anyone in the Midwest who got in their way. Read More...