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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

  • Currently 8.9/10
8.9/10 (9 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Bellamy Young
As Beth Clemmons
Evan Jones
As Chris Stratton
Jayne Atkinson
As FBI Section Chief Director Erin Strauss
Josh Randall
As Matthew Downs
Josh Stewart
As Detective William LaMontagne Jr.
Nicholas Brendon
As Kevin Lynch
Sebastian Roché
As Clyde Easter
Tricia Helfer
As Izzy Rogers

Co-Guest Stars
Augie Riddell
As Ray Hamilton
Brady Rubin
As Shirley Hamilton
Brian Appel
As Agent Anderson
Cade Owens
As Jack Hotchner
Dean Lemont
As Agent Travis Green
Gina Garcia Sharp
As Evidence Tech Gina
Marsha Henry
As Annie Beneville
Mekhai Andersen
As Henry
Dawan Owens
As Zack Hansen
Elena Varela
As Jodi Ketelson
Lance Danford
As Terry Rosett
Marie Wilson
As Lynne Noble
Mickey Casab
As Shawn Harper
Pamela Marie Hobby
As Hannah Wakefield
Sasha Matthews
As Reese Hansen
Seth Laird
As Oliver Stratton
Main Cast
Thomas Gibson (1)
As Aaron "Hotch" Hotchner
Shemar Moore
As Derek Morgan
Matthew Gray Gubler
As Dr. Spencer Reid
A.J. Cook
As Jennifer "JJ" Jareau
Kirsten Vangsness
As Penelope Garcia
Joe Mantegna
As David Rossi
Paget 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. ..

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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
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