The Replicator zeroes in on the BAU when the killer targets one of the team as the next victim. Also, the BAU is called in to investigate a string of deaths in Manhattan tied to apparent ecstasy overdoses, and Hotch discovers that his estranged brother, Sean, is caught in the middle
Episode number: 8x23 Airdate: Wednesday May 22nd, 2013 Special Runtime: 60 Minutes
The episode begins at a club where the waitress asks Sean Hotchner (Hotch’s brother) for an override card. Sean tells the waitress that Thane has it. Thane is making out with a woman in the washroom when Sean arrives and asks him for the override card. Thane steps outside and hands over the card to Sean. When he goes back inside, he is shocked to see that the girl’s eyes, nose and mouth are bleeding. He calls Sean for help. Sean checks the pulse and sees that the girl is not breathing. He tells Thane to call 911. Hotch and Beth are in Manhattan for a vacation. They are spending some time together when Sean calls. Sean is surprised to learn that Hotch is in the same city. ..