TV Series | TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
In the show's opening credits, mug shots of real-life serial killers and mass murderers are shown. Among the killers shown are John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson, Richard Ramirez ("The Night Stalker"), Ted Kaczynski ("The Unabomber"), Timothy McVeigh, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Susan Smith.
Special Agent Derek Morgan:
So tell me, what does keep young Dr. Reid awake at night? Wait, let me guess. Memorizing some obscure textbook? No, no, no. Working on cold fusion? No, I got it, I got it, I got it. Watching Star Trek and laughing at all the physics mistakes?
Dr. Spencer Reid: ...
Special Agent Derek Morgan: ...
The series has many instances where records that would only be stored in print form are actually stored digitally. These include employment records from closed businesses, foreign birth/death records and incorporation documents where the participants are seeking anonymity.