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.
Elle Greenway: THAT'S Aaron Hotch's brother?
Jennifer "JJ" Jareau: Sorry, I just don't see it.
Aaron "Hotch" Hotchner: Sean, all I'm saying is, you're 25 years old. It's normal for people in your position to seek alternatives...
Sean Hotchner: You know what? DON'T profile me Aaron!
Jennifer "JJ" Jareau: Now, I can see it...
Most serial killers are either caught in the act, caught due to extreme carelessness on their part or confess when they are arrested. Almost none have ever been caught due to the result of profiling by the FBI or any other agency.