When victims are found in Philadelphia in a similar style to victims of The Replicator, the stalker who has been tracking the BAU's every move, the team thinks this could be the break they need to try and apprehend him.
Episode number: 8x16 Airdate: Wednesday February 27th, 2013
The episode begins with a woman tied up to a table. She begs her captor to let her go. He duct tapes her mouth and picks up his tools. Erin tells Alex that she is sorry for what she did to her; she tells her that she wants to make amends. Garcia walks in with flowers that have been sent for JJ. JJ checks the note and it says ZUGZWANG, the term from chess that Diane Turner told Reid. JJ feels that the person who sent this was stalking Reid. Reid thinks that this guy is stalking everyone and wonders if this is the “Replicator”. The team discusses the case and Erin wants to be updated on this one; direct orders from the Director. ..