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Characters: The Inside

The Inside

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Web's Team

    Rebecca Locke 

Rebecca Locke/Becky George

Played By: Rachel Nichols

The rookie field agent brought in by Web, who wishes to use her gift to his advantage. She is able to put herself in the shoes of the victims, since she was one herself. This makes her excellent at getting inside the mind of a killer.
  • Action Survivor: Since she was a little kid.
  • Alone with the Psycho: It happens pretty frequently, due to her lack of instinct for self-preservation.
    Mel: I'm just saying..."Girl to Grab" isn't just Volume Four of some encyclopedia, it's Rebecca's life. She gets taken - like it's a hobby.
    Danny: It is on the freaky side of often...
  • Badass
  • Badass in Distress: With some frequency. When she's kidnapped or held at gunpoint, she tends to stay cool and collected. She also tends to gets herself out of trouble.
  • Little Miss Badass: As a child, she set her kidnapper on fire.
  • Butt Monkey: Rebecca's life as been an almost unending train of misery, starting with being kidnapped as a child. She has no life outside of her work and Web continues to push her to breaking point either as part of a grand plan or his own sadistic amusement.
  • Broken Bird: Her kidnapping as a child (and whatever the kidnapper did to her) has strongly affected every aspect of her life. Rebecca is obsessive, socially stunted and a workaholic with seemingly no hobbies or even family connections.
  • Consummate Liar: Put her in a diner with her co-workers and she'll stammer like she's in an exam and hasn't studied. Put her in front of an unsub and she'll play him or her like a harp with laments of how lonely and traumatized (and, in one case, fat) she is. Played with; given her background and the way she behaves, it doesn't seem like all of her weeping about being lonely is lies...
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Rebecca was kidnapped by some lunatic as a child and held by him for months. It's unclear what happened to her, but it was deeply traumatic. Physical and sexual abuse are vaguely suggested, but it's even more heavily implied that what he did to her was even worse.
  • No Social Skills: Rebecca is perfectly capable of forging social connections and has a high level of empathy, but is utterly pathetic when it comes to small talk or comforting others. Social situations seem to alarm her.

    Virgil 'Web' Webster 

Virgil ‘Web’ Webster

Played By: Peter Coyote

The supervisor. He is not married as far as we can tell. He chose his squad based on their secrets, their weaknesses and their strengths. He is known to push his agents to the max, especially Agent Locke, much to the disgust of Agent Ryan. He is also known to bend the rules or justify actions.
  • Anti-Hero: He only escapes Villain Protagonist status for two reasons - he works for the good guys and it's never confirmed if he is or was in the past, a serial killer.
  • Better The Devil You Know: Rebecca and Paul comment that having him as a boss is a much better option than having him loose in the world with nothing to occupy his time.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: We don't know how far past this line Web is, but it's safe to say he's been this for a long time.

    Paul Ryan 

Paul Ryan

Played By: Jay Harrington

A young, married agent who Web chose to be his 'conscience'. Idealistic and kind, he sees things in black and white. He is often paired up with Agent Locke, which leads him to discover her past secret. On more than one occasion, he and Web have clashed based on differing principles.
  • Not So Different: From Web, at times.
  • 10-Minute Retirement: In "Thief of Hearts."
  • What You Are in the Dark: Paul would sit by and allow Nate Laid to kill Zoya Pettkof and Billy Ray Pope, because Pope isn't a good man and Pope's manipulations indirectly lead to Karen losing their unborn child in a car accident.

    Danny Love 

Danny Love

Played By: Adam Baldwin

An ex-marine who is blunt and crude, but not without his own morals and has a certain rapport with Agent Melody Sim. He often leads assaults on crime scenes.

    Mel Sim 

Melody 'Mel' Sim

Played By: Katie Finneran

A quick-witted, intelligent and friendly agent who often mourns her lack of social life and shares a friendship with Danny.

    Carter Howard 

Carter Howard

Played By: Nelsen Ellis

Recurring

    The Pony Man 

Pony Man

Played By: Matt O’Toole

    Corey 

Corey Hall

Played By: Steve Sandvoss

  • The Bartender: His occupation.
  • Nice Guy: Probably the most straight-up moral and happy-go-lucky person in the whole series.

    Karen 

Karen Ryan

Played By: Fay Masterson

    Terry 

Glenn Terry

Played By: Tom Wright

New Girl in Town

    Hoff 

Gareth Hoff

Played By: Henri Lubatti

    Gunther 

Simon Gunther

Played By: Brett Rickaby

Old Wounds

    Brandt 

Cole Brandt

Played By: Hart Boecher

  • Acquitted Too Late: By the time the team figures out he's not the unsub, the real unsub has finally honed in on him and given his own sick brand of Pay Evil unto Evil by raping him.
  • Break the Haughty: After he's raped by Strong.
  • Child by Rape: Brandt's father raped his mother, conceiving Cole.
  • In the Blood/Turn Out Like His Father: His own mother thought he was guilty of the rape he was accused of, because his father had raped her.
  • Jerkass: He sleazes over Rebecca and treats other dismissively.
  • Red Herring: For the weekly unsub.
  • Smug Snake: He's very sure of himself, smiling all the way through his interrogation and leering at Rebecca. The reality is that he has no real power.

    Skoll 

George Skoll

Played By: Kristoffer Ryan Winters

    Batter 

Ned Batter

Played By: DC Douglas

    Bill Strong 

William 'Bill' Strong

Played By: Michael Bowen

Pre-filer

    Marty Manning 

Martin 'Marty' Manning

Played By: Michael Emerson

    Fitch 

Jeremy Fitch

Played By: Matthew W. Tate

    Roger 

Roger Comack

Played By: Brian McNamara

    Kelly 

Kelly Comack

Played By: Carrie Preston

Everything Nice

    Ellen 

Ellen Olsen

Played By: Audrey Wasilewski

    Madison 

Madison St. Clair

Played By: Jennette McCurdy

  • Manipulative Bitch: She uses her age and cuteness to play Paul like a fiddle. The only reason she doesn't get away with it is because she doesn't know she's being filmed.

    Tessa 

Tessa St. Clair

Played By: Julie Claire

    Bunch 

Teddy Bunch

Played By: Zeljko Ivanek

  • The Alcoholic: Part of the reason he looks so suspicious and screws up in his interview is that he stumbled in with a hangover.
  • Mommy Issues: He has some issues with his mother, but they seem to get resolved by the end of the episode.
  • Red Herring: For the weekly unsub.

Loneliest Number

    Traci Armstrong 

Traci Armstrong

Played By: Jenette Goldstein

  • Freudian Excuse: Her parents committed suicide, leaving her alone. She now has a disdain for suicidal people and takes out her angst on them.

Thief of Hearts

    Billy Ray Pope 

Billy Ray Pope

Played By: Casey Siemaszko

    Zoya 

Zoya Petikof

Played By: Michelle Forbes

    Laird 

Nate Laird

Played By: Ned Vaughn

Declawed

    Max Stern 

Max Stern

Played By: JE Freeman

  • Mad Artist: Though the real problems start when he no longer has his art as an outlet.
  • The Schizophrenia Conspiracy: It's briefly mentioned that he alienated all of his old friends in the comics industry by accusing them of being government spies.

Point of Origin

    Louis Salt 

Louis Salt

Played By: Chad Lindberg

  • Attention Whore: Rebecca profiles him as "nobody" and characterizes him by a desperate need for importance, shown when he fixates on the news coverage of his fires.
  • Shrinking Violet: Too shy to talk to the girl he likes, so he sets a fire in her office to try and get her attention. Like you do.

Aidan

    Betty Scarwid 

Betty Scarwid

Played By: Julie Ann Emery

  • Mama Bear: One way or another, all her crimes were to protect Aidan. And/or the delusion that Aidan was still alive.

Little Girl Lost

    Karl Robie Jr. 

Karl Robie Jr.

Played By: Garrett Dillahunt

  • Abusive Parents: His father is extremely controlling, having browbeaten Karl and his mother.

The Perfect Couple

    Allison Davis 

Allison Davis

Played By: Amber Benson

    Roddy Davis 

Roddy Davis

Played By: Matt Keeslar

  • Formerly Fat: His schtick as a child star was him being 'the fat one' in a tv show cast, but now he's hit the peak of physical perfection.

Gem

    Dallas 

Arlen Dallas

Played By: Keith Szarabajka

Skin & Bone

    Ronald Ewing 

Ronald Ewing

Played By: William Mapother

  • Fat Bastard: He's morbidly obese, using a wheelchair to get around.
  • Fat Slob: He's unwashed, his house is littered with wrappings and leftovers, he drools over a sleeping Rebecca and talks with his mouth full.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Ronnie gets very, very angry if things stop going his way.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: His MO. He lures vulnerable, anorexic women to his home via the internet...and tries to keep them as 'friends'. When they 'don't work out', he eats them.
  • Jabba Table Manners: He's a hideous, drooling monster.
  • Serial Killer: Of young, vulnerable women with eating disorders.
  • Villainous Glutton: He's usually seen stuffing his chubby face.

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