<-- Previous EpisodeNext Episode -->

When the BAU goes up against a gang of serial-killing bank robbers in Washington, D.C., the team tries to negotiate the situation unfolding inside the bank, but the stakes rise when one of their own becomes a hostage.

Source: CBS

Episode Info  

Episode number: 7x23
Airdate: Wednesday May 16th, 2012

Director: Michael Lange
Writer: Rick Dunkle

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) May 25, 2012
AU (Seven) Oct 31, 2012
DE (Sat. 1) Nov 29, 2012
FI (Nelonen) Jan 03, 2013

Guest Stars
Bellamy YoungBellamy Young
As Beth Clemmons
Evan JonesEvan Jones
As Chris Stratton
Jayne AtkinsonJayne Atkinson
As FBI Section Chief Director Erin Strauss
Josh RandallJosh Randall
As Matthew Downs
Josh StewartJosh Stewart
As Detective William LaMontagne Jr.
Nicholas BrendonNicholas Brendon
As Kevin Lynch
Sebastian RochéSebastian Roché
As Clyde Easter
Tricia HelferTricia Helfer
As Izzy Rogers

Co-Guest Stars
Augie RiddellAugie Riddell
As Ray Hamilton
Brady RubinBrady Rubin
As Shirley Hamilton
Brian AppelBrian Appel
As Agent Anderson
Cade OwensCade Owens
As Jack Hotchner
Dean LemontDean Lemont
As Agent Travis Green
Gina Garcia SharpGina Garcia Sharp
As Evidence Tech Gina
Marsha HenryMarsha Henry
As Annie Beneville
Mekhai AndersenMekhai Andersen
As Henry
Dawan OwensDawan Owens
As Zack Hansen
Elena VarelaElena Varela
As Jodi Ketelson
Lance DanfordLance Danford
As Terry Rosett
Marie WilsonMarie Wilson
As Lynne Noble
Mickey CasabMickey Casab
As Shawn Harper
Pamela Marie HobbyPamela Marie Hobby
As Hannah Wakefield
Sasha MatthewsSasha Matthews
As Reese Hansen
Seth LairdSeth Laird
As Oliver Stratton
Main Cast
Joe MantegnaJoe Mantegna
As David Rossi
Shemar MooreShemar Moore
As Derek Morgan
Matthew Gray GublerMatthew Gray Gubler
As Dr. Spencer Reid
A.J. CookA.J. Cook
As Jennifer "JJ" Jareau
Kirsten VangsnessKirsten Vangsness
As Penelope Garcia
Thomas GibsonThomas Gibson
As Aaron "Hotch" Hotchner
Paget BrewsterPaget Brewster
As Emily Prentiss


The episode begins with JJ and Henry seeing Will off to work. It’s a day off for JJ and the rest of the team. Hotch and Jack are home and Beth joins them. Next, we see Garcia and Reid arrive at a sci-fi convention in their costumes. They run into Kevin, who is with a woman. Garcia is upset and she walks away. Just then they see Rossi. Meanwhile, Prentiss and Morgan are seeing Prentiss’ new property. She doesn’t like it and now she is confused. Next, we see that the Face Cards rob a bank. The girl shoots the security guard. Will gets a radio message about the robbery and he heads to the bank with his partner. As the Face Cards leave the bank, they see Will and his partner. One of them shoots Will’s partner and Will guns down the shooter. ..

Read the full recap
Other Episode Crew

CreatorJeff Davis (1)
Executive ProducerJanine Sherman Barrois
Co-Executive ProducerBruce Zimmerman  |  Harry V. Bring  |  Glenn Kershaw  |  Sharon Lee Watson  |  Breen Frazier
ProducerGigi Coello-Bannon
Consulting ProducerVirgil Williams
Production DesignerVincent Jefferds
EditorNina Gilberti
MusicScott Gordon (1)  |  Marc Fantini  |  Steffan Fantini
Director of PhotographyGreg St. Johns
Missing Information
Click here to add Episode Notes
Click here to add Music
Click here to add Episode Quotes
Click here to add Episode Goofs
Click here to add Cultural References
Click here to add Episode References
Click here to add Analysis