CRIMINAL MINDS "Proof" Season 7 Episode 3 – Watching this episode I couldn’t help but feel how the pitch meeting went, when the writer first expressed the idea for this episode: hey, what if a mentally ill man who has serial killer urges and isn’t so mentally ill that he can’t cover up his crimes and behaviour yet carries around a video camera to express his well thought out schemes and various urges taunts his kindly brother who takes care of him when he needs the help and whose wife he is infatuated with by kidnapping his brother’s teenager daughter (his niece) to fulfil his passionate and extremely violent urges for his brother’s wife whom he had a brief sexual encounter with back when they were teenagers and now cannot stop thinking about. Oh, and his weapon of choice will be sulphuric acid and the scenes of torture will be close ups which aren’t so gross since this is network television but will feature plenty of extreme close ups into the victims’ screaming mouths, just to get the effect. How do you like that idea for an episode?

Oh, and we’ll throw in some moments which could actually be amazing and could elevate Criminal Minds to a must see show: the small moments of conflict between Reid and JJ which adds layers of complexities to their characters and the relationship between their characters. Read More...


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