History NightmareFuel / CriminalMinds

11th Dec '16 4:25:29 PM TCF01
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It should be also noticed that one of the most terrifying parts about the show is that [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Albright they]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pickton didn't]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Kuklinski make]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Manson this]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._H._Holmes stuff]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_James_Bulger up]]. Most of the cases are RippedFromTheHeadlines.

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It should be also noticed that one of the most terrifying parts about the show is that [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Albright they]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pickton org/wiki/Robert_Pickton didn't]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Kuklinski make]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Manson this]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._H._Holmes stuff]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_James_Bulger up]]. Most of the cases are RippedFromTheHeadlines.



* The [=UnSub=] in "A Thousand Suns" managed to hack a plane and forced it to crash and he was willing to do it a second time and would continue doing it most likely. Not only that it is implied that it can happened in real life under the right circumstances and right equipment someday especially with new technology and new innovation being created as the years go by. Imagine the damage a terrorist, disgruntled employee, a cold-hearted killer and other kinds of people can do with that kind of technology. Another reason to fear of using airplanes.

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* The [=UnSub=] in "A Thousand Suns" managed to hack a plane and forced it to crash and crash, killing hundreds of people aboard. Worse, he was willing to do it a second time ''in a populated area'' a la [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/September_11_attacks 9/11]] and would was very likely to continue doing it most likely. Not only that it is so. It was also implied that it can happened someday happen in real life under the right circumstances and right equipment someday equipment, especially with the new innovations that are being made in technology and new innovation being created as the years go by. Imagine the damage a terrorist, disgruntled employee, a cold-hearted killer killer, and other kinds of people can do with that kind of technology. Another reason to fear of using airplanes.airplanes.
** The worst part? [[spoiler: The unsub targeted the plane just because it carried a woman he had [[DisproportionateRetribution one embarrassing date with eight years ago]].]]



* During the episode "Awake," the [=UnSub=] told authorities that a man with a skull tattoo was there moments before his daughter was kidnapped and eventually murdered. The BAU thought that he might have been hallucinating or his mind playing tricks on him as he was severely sleep deprived at the time and he might have just imagining the guy. What is scary though at the end of the episode it shows that guy is real and he is targeting another girl on the other side of the country and the BAU doesn't know about it (yet but who knows how long till someone connects the dots).
* "The Witness" involves a mass poisoning on a city bus. The diffuser that released the gas was there for at least a week, and no one noticed it until it was too late.
** A man boarding the bus after it crashes at a stop, only to find everyone on board dead, foaming at the mouth from the aforementioned poison. Chilling stuff.
* The unsub in "Drive" uses a guillontine to behead his victims for minor offenses like shoplifting and adultery. Before that, he tortures them by breaking their knuckles with a steel rod until they "confess" their misdeeds. He believes himself to be some kind of [[AGodIAm divine punisher]], and we get to watch two people go through the horrible torture. One of the most brutal episodes of the season.
** The unsub's [[LosingYourHead "wall of shame"]].

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* "The Witness" involves a mass poisoning on a city bus. The diffuser that released the gas was there for at least a week, and no one noticed it until it was too late.
** A man boarding the bus after it crashes at a stop, only to find everyone on board dead, foaming at the mouth from the aforementioned poison. Chilling stuff.
* During the episode "Awake," the [=UnSub=] told authorities that a man with a skull tattoo was there moments before his daughter was kidnapped and eventually murdered. The BAU thought that he might have been hallucinating or his mind playing tricks on him as he was severely sleep deprived at the time and he might have just imagining the guy. What is scary though at the end of the episode it shows that guy is real and he is targeting another girl on the other side of the country and the BAU doesn't know about it (yet but who knows how long till someone connects the dots).
* "The Witness" involves a mass poisoning on a city bus. The diffuser that released the gas was there for at least a week, and no one noticed it until it was too late.
** A man boarding the bus after it crashes at a stop, only to find everyone on board dead, foaming at the mouth from the aforementioned poison. Chilling stuff.
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* The unsub in "Drive" uses a guillontine to behead his victims for minor offenses like shoplifting and adultery. Before that, he tortures them by breaking their knuckles with a steel rod until they "confess" their misdeeds. He believes himself to be some kind of [[AGodIAm divine punisher]], and we get to watch two people go through the horrible torture. One of the most brutal episodes of the season.
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** The unsub's [[LosingYourHead "wall of shame"]].



* The episode "Badge and Gun", has the [=UnSub=] of the week posing as a FBI agent to get himself into women's home and suffocate them to death, playing on their fear of a earlier unrelated murder or sexual assault against a woman that happened in the area (which he takes advantage of) and their wish to be safe and wanting to catch the criminal. Regardless how people actually about FBI, in the end it is expected that the FBI agents to help the people and seeing some [=UnSub=] using them as a tool of murder to earn a unsuspecting victim's trust is plain scary.

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* The episode "Badge "A Badge and a Gun", has the [=UnSub=] of the week posing as a an FBI agent to get himself into women's home homes and suffocate them to death, playing on their fear of a an earlier unrelated murder or sexual assault against a woman that happened in the area (which he takes advantage of) area, their desire to be safe, and their wish willingness to be safe and wanting to help catch the criminal. Regardless how of what people actually think about FBI, in the end it is expected that the FBI agents to help the people people, and seeing some [=UnSub=] using them their methods as a tool of murder to earn a an unsuspecting victim's trust is plain scary.



** [[spoiler:Lewis finding herself in the serial killer wing, all alone. And then Rawdon opens all the doors there too.]]

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** [[spoiler:Lewis finding herself in the serial killer wing, all alone. And then Rawdon opens all the doors there too.]]]]
** [[spoiler:By the end of the episode, ''thirteen serial killers'' from three different U.S. states have escaped from prison thanks to Rawdon's scheming. Who's to say they won't start killing again now that they're back out?]]
22nd Oct '16 9:23:17 PM Haleryst45
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** What's really terrifying about it is the complete change in demeanor. At first, Floyd is quiet, meek, won't make eye contact. Then Father Marks talks, and it's like Floyd is an entirely different person. He makes eye contact, his voice changes, and he ''smiles'' in the creepiest way possible. Any Supernatural fans watching this episode probably went for their holy water.

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** What's really terrifying about it is the complete change in demeanor. At first, Floyd is quiet, meek, won't make eye contact. Then Father Marks talks, and it's like Floyd is an entirely different person. He makes eye contact, his voice changes, and he ''smiles'' in the creepiest way possible. Any Supernatural fans watching this episode probably went for their holy water.
21st Sep '16 8:11:54 AM Movienut376
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** What really drives it home is when Hotch, calls Morgan, to let him know what happened; though the conversation is muted, Morgan is visibly shaken.
17th Jul '16 9:19:56 AM LavenderCat
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** [[spoiler:Lewis finding herself in the serial killer wing, all alone.]]

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** [[spoiler:Lewis finding herself in the serial killer wing, all alone. And then Rawdon opens all the doors there too.]]
17th Jul '16 9:11:18 AM LavenderCat
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** Oh God...the teeth.

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** Oh God...The unsub's collection of teeth...
* "The Storm" is basically several instances of nightmare fuel stacked on top of each other:
** A SWAT team busting into Hotch's home and arresting him in front of his son, JJ, and Henry. Worst part? [[spoiler:he's being framed and flagged as a potential terrorist threat by someone he put away in a maximum security prison. The prisoner, Eric Rawdon, is so charismatic and manipulative, he managed to get almost an entire prison and a malleable man on
the teeth.outside to help him target this one man, and stage a prison escape.]]
** [[spoiler:The massive prison break orchestrated by a MadBomber who's only interested in causing wide-spread, large-scale destruction. Imagine you're a prison guard, just doing your rounds before clocking out. Then, one of the cell doors open. Then ''they all start to open''.]]
** [[spoiler:Lewis finding herself in the serial killer wing, all alone.]]
15th Jul '16 5:05:20 PM LavenderCat
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* "The Witness" involves a mass poisoning on a city bus. The diffuser that released the gas was there for at least a week, and no one noticed it until it was too late.
** A man boarding the bus after it crashes at a stop, only to find everyone on board dead, foaming at the mouth from the aforementioned poison. Chilling stuff.
14th Jul '16 10:23:26 PM LavenderCat
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* "The Sandman" opens on the unsub breaking into a family home and blinding the parents (using glue and sand), then going after the child. The wife wakes up after hearing her son screaming for help, realizes she can't see, and tries to wake her husband. Her hand comes away covered in blood. She frantically stumbles to try and help her son, but is quickly killed by the unsub. Then the child is abducted. Later, we see the unsub scooping what appears to be sand into a small bag...only for the camera to pan out and show a small skull burning in an incinerator. And this is all before the cold opening!

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* "The Sandman" opens on the unsub breaking into a family home and blinding the parents (using glue and sand), then going after the child. The wife wakes up after hearing her son screaming for help, realizes she can't see, and tries to wake her husband. Her hand comes away covered in blood. She frantically stumbles to try and help her son, but is quickly killed by the unsub. Then the child is abducted. Later, we see the unsub scooping what appears to be sand into a small bag...only for the camera to pan out and show a small skull burning in an incinerator. And this is all before the cold opening!opening!
** Oh God...the teeth.
14th Jul '16 10:10:37 PM LavenderCat
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* The episode "Badge and Gun", has the [=UnSub=] of the week posing as a FBI agent to get himself into women's home and suffocate them to death, playing on their fear of a earlier unrelated murder or sexual assault against a woman that happened in the area (which he takes advantage of) and their wish to be safe and wanting to catch the criminal. Regardless how people actually about FBI, in the end it is expected that the FBI agents to help the people and seeing some [=UnSub=] using them as a tool of murder to earn a unsuspecting victim's trust is plain scary.

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* The episode "Badge and Gun", has the [=UnSub=] of the week posing as a FBI agent to get himself into women's home and suffocate them to death, playing on their fear of a earlier unrelated murder or sexual assault against a woman that happened in the area (which he takes advantage of) and their wish to be safe and wanting to catch the criminal. Regardless how people actually about FBI, in the end it is expected that the FBI agents to help the people and seeing some [=UnSub=] using them as a tool of murder to earn a unsuspecting victim's trust is plain scary.scary.
* "The Sandman" opens on the unsub breaking into a family home and blinding the parents (using glue and sand), then going after the child. The wife wakes up after hearing her son screaming for help, realizes she can't see, and tries to wake her husband. Her hand comes away covered in blood. She frantically stumbles to try and help her son, but is quickly killed by the unsub. Then the child is abducted. Later, we see the unsub scooping what appears to be sand into a small bag...only for the camera to pan out and show a small skull burning in an incinerator. And this is all before the cold opening!
14th Jul '16 3:01:08 PM LavenderCat
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* "Hostage" is [[RippedFromtheHeadlines obviously based on the Ariel Castro case]], and includes a lovely look at the cellar prison where the unsub kept three girls for years. It's decked out to look like a little girl's playhouse, but the terror is barely below the surface - barren mattress covered in blood, bars on the Windows, and a [[ColdBloodedTorture x-rack next to a cabinet full of whips and other disgusting paraphernalia to let you think of all the horrible things he was doing to those poor girls.]]

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* "Hostage" is [[RippedFromtheHeadlines obviously based on the Ariel Castro case]], and includes a lovely look at the cellar prison where the unsub kept three girls for years. It's decked out to look like a little girl's playhouse, but the terror is barely below the surface - barren mattress mattresses covered in blood, bars on the Windows, windows, and a [[ColdBloodedTorture x-rack next to a cabinet full of whips and other disgusting paraphernalia to let you think of all the horrible things he was doing to those poor girls.]]
14th Jul '16 2:56:29 PM LavenderCat
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* "Hostage" is [[RippedFromtheHeadlines obviously based on the Ariel Castro case]], and includes a lovely look at the cellar prison where the unsub kept three girls for years. It's decked out to look like a little girl's playhouse, but the terror is barely below the surface - barren mattress covered in blood, bars on the Windows, and a [[ColdBloodedTorture x-rack next to a cabinet full of whips and other disgusting paraphernalia to let you think of all the horrible things he was doing to those poor girls.]]
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