ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Entertainment and Media»
  • Television & TV Shows

Criminal Minds -- The Reincarnator

Updated on December 12, 2012

This week’s episode wasn’t has horrifying as last week’s was. The unsub messing around with maggots was probably the grossest moments for me.

The unsub is named Willie Kessler and he believes he is reincarnated serial killer Russell Smith. I guess you can thank Willie’s grandfather for putting that idea in his head. He told Willie the moment he was born on a stretcher next to him and his mother was Russell Smith dying. After Willie’s mother died when he was five, he went to live with his grandfather who slapped him around and told him he had the soul of killer.

Anyway, when someone cuts the brakes on Willie’s car and he almost died, he was convinced one of his[Russell Smith’s] past victims had done it. He was convinced Russell’s victims had been reincarnated just like he had been. So he tracked down people based on their birth date and where they were born to figure out who Russell’s past victims had been reincarnated as.

His first victim was Charlie Clayton who he addressed as Taylor. He left maggots by Charlie’s body so he’d be reincarnated as a maggot, after he pounded a chisel into his brain. He did the same to Nina Skinner, who he calls Patty, and a waitress named, Brianna, who he calls Carol. However, when he goes to kill a man named Ted, he learns the man died 13 years ago. So he looks up where and when he died and is convinced a little boy named Aidan Donahue is Ted reincarnated and kidnaps him.

Luckily for Aidan the team figures out who Ted is. He makes a run for it, leaving Aidan behind alive. Aiden tells Hotch he said he’d be back for Aidan in 20 years. From that, Hotch realizes Willie is heading to the local hospital planning to have himself reincarnated into the body of some poor unfortunate baby he can find.

The team arrives and when Willie shoots and Morgan, he’s shot dead As he’s laying dying, JJ takes the baby he had away from him. Much to his horror, one of the maggots he was carrying around with him in an Altoid’s tin starts crawling on him. So if Willie’s belief holds any validity, Willie will now be reincarnated into the form of a maggot.

Willie’s whole theory is left open to the possibility he could have been right and all those people he killed were the reincarnated victims of Russell Smith and Willie was indeed Russell Smith reincarnated. Someone cut Willie’s brakes and why would someone do that, unless he was right. There were still 4 victims he hadn’t tracked down. Perhaps it was one of them who did it.

Back home, Garcia freaks when she learns Morgan was shot in his bullet proof vest. JJ walks in as Garcia is touching the bandage around Morgan’s mid-section. Would the show really go there with Morgan and Garcia? They kind of teased at it last season, but I thought it was a one-off.

Then Hotch calls everyone together. He tells them about The Replicator. That someone is out there mimicking the crimes they’ve just solved. Someone is watching them.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)