CRIMINAL MINDS “Hope” Season 7 Episode 8 – In Garcia’s support group a woman mourns herdaughter who was kidnapped over a year ago. When she leaves, a man approaches her about a flyer advertising the girl’s disappearance stuck on his car, and, it turns out, her car too. The man reveals himself to be the kidnapper and kidnaps the mother of the girl he kidnapped. It’s all a bit convoluted, isn’t it?
He’s a sexual deviant and after knocking up the girl, who committed suicide, he tries to get it on with the mother, but when she refuses his advances the show cuts to JJ and Prentiss interviewing thedaughter’s old friend.
Garcia-centric episodes of Criminal Minds tend to have a bit more angst and emotion than the usual proceedings, and this episode was no different. Garcia has not been weathered down by the horror humanity is capable of and so it’s always a breath of fresh air to see her react in a way which no one else on the team would. Read More...