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Season 12  "The Crimson King"  12x1

Aired a year ago - Sep 28, 2016

Agent Luke Alvez joins the BAU team, which is tasked with capturing a killer who escaped prison with 13 other convicts.

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Yeah, baby.
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Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, wait a second.
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In an arm spreader.
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Covered most of Iraq's worst hellholes.
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No. We stayed in and he helped me
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and disconcertingly clear.
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We caught him in the act.
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If someone's out there copying Cullen,
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and then you're something else.
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And when I woke up,
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So what are you trying to remember?
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Ok.
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it tastes and smells like bubble gum.
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You think we're missing someone.
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But let them know that Peter Lewis
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I'm Hotch.
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One that's localized here. The university of Tempe has a summer camp
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and Chelsea's mind snapped from it.
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When a patient recognizes his alternates
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So I'm up to speed on all the fugitives this team is hunting,
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Which is the truth.
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I'd like to know what it is.
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Right? This isn't foolproof.
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I asked officer Dewey to go over the list with him
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That's undocumented in D.I.D. literature.
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and you're going to cut into Brian.
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but he's wanted for the murder of a police officer.
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the name he left on the invoice was Dr. Spencer Reid.
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The only way he could have gotten it
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Guys, we might have a solution.
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But if you let him go, he has to live the rest of his life
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you saw your own blood and you didn't know what to do,
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Yeah. I promise.
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You're faking it. What's your name?
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I try not to think about the ones I'm going to catch.
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