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[[folder:Alessandro Rossilini]]
!!Alessandro Rossilini
-> '''Played By:''' Creator/KimCoates

* FreudianExcuse: He only became a MadBomber after he got laid off from his job, had his daughter die from cancer when her screening got delayed, had his marriage fall apart, and had his house destroyed to make way for a tech company, only for that to be made pointless when the company when bankrupt after the tech market crashed.
* MadBomber: He went on a bombing spree to get back at the system, or more accurately, anyone he associates with the system.
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!!Mike Vallens
-> '''Played By''': Creator/NestorCarbonell

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** CompositeCharacter: Besides Hansen, Marks also has characteristics in common with serial killers Edmund Kemper (his first kill was his mother, who was abusive and locked him in a dark room when he was a child, and he passed most of his young years ripping dolls apart) and Charles Albright (he had an interest in taxidermy and extracted the eyes of his victims).

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** CompositeCharacter: Besides Hansen, Marks also has characteristics in common with serial killers Edmund Kemper (his first kill was his mother, who was abusive and locked him in a dark room when he was a child, and he passed most of his young years ripping dolls apart) and Charles Albright (he had an interest in taxidermy and extracted the eyes of his victims). And as mentioned above, impersonating a police officer to get close to his victims was Bundy's M.O.


* MySisterIsOffLimits Lilly is less than thrilled to learn that Scotty has been seeing her sister.

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* MySisterIsOffLimits Lilly is less than thrilled to learn that Scotty has been seeing her sister.hers


* MySisterIsOffLimits

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* MySisterIsOffLimitsMySisterIsOffLimits Lilly is less than thrilled to learn that Scotty has been seeing her sister.


* ReallyGetsAround: Until she winds up with an [[DomesticAbuser abusive boyfriend]].

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* ReallyGetsAround: Until she winds up with an [[DomesticAbuser [[DomesticAbuse abusive boyfriend]].


->'''Played By''': Susanna Thompson

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->'''Played By''': Susanna Thompson
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-->''Played By''': Zeljko Ivanek

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-->''Played -->'''Played By''': Zeljko Ivanek
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* BaldBlackLeaderGuy: When Stillman was on forced leave

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* BaldBlackLeaderGuy: When Stillman was on forced leaveleave.



%%* GentleGiant

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%%* GentleGiant* GentleGiant: He's the tallest and brawniest of the men on the squad, but is also the kindest and least prone to anger and violence.



->'''Played By''': Tracie Thoms

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->'''Played By''': Tracie Thoms
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%%* BadassBaritone

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%%* BadassBaritone* BadassBaritone: Has a very deep voice and is very cool with it.



%%* BenevolentBoss

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%%* BenevolentBoss* BenevolentBoss: Especially to Lilly. Extremely kind, supportive, and understanding.



* TheCaptain (well, technically, Lieutenant)
%%* CoolOldGuy
%%* DaChief
%%* AFatherToHisMen

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* TheCaptain (well, TheCaptain: well, technically, Lieutenant)
%%* CoolOldGuy
%%* DaChief
%%* AFatherToHisMen
Lieutenant.
* CoolOldGuy: Is not ashamed of calling out criminals and other witnesses when he needs to and is progressive and supportive.
* DaChief: The lead of the Cold Case unit (most of the time).
* AFatherToHisMen: Especially to Lilly.



%%* TeamDad

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%%* TeamDad* TeamDad: As befitting his calmness and supportiveness.



* SassyBlackWoman
* SixthRanger

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* SassyBlackWoman
SassyBlackWoman: Especially in her scenes with Vera.
* SixthRangerSixthRanger: Is also the latest to join the Cold Case unit, although she then becomes a fully fledged member.



* NotSoDifferent: Thinks this of Lilly Rush because of some similitude in their backstories (both were raised by terrible single mothers and attacked at a young age due to their mothers being selfish; he also wanted to join the police but failed the psychological test) and wants her to admit it.

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* NotSoDifferent: Thinks this of Lilly Rush because of some similitude in their backstories (both were raised by terrible single mothers and attacked at a young age due to their mothers being selfish; he also wanted to join the police but failed the psychological test) and wants her to admit it. However, Lilly thoroughly refutes this.



* RapeLeadsToInsanity: Was revealed to have been raped in "The Woods" as a child by an intruder, and it's also why he murders his mother.



* WouldYouLikeToHearHowTheyDied: In an especially creepy variant, he constantly talks about this ''hypothetically''. It nearly pushes Vera and Scotty to attack him in "Mindhunters", and they ''just'' restrain themselves.




[[folder:John Doe]]
!!John Doe
-->''Played By''': Zeljko Ivanek

* BaldOfEvil: Zigzagged. Although he's this in present day, he was no less evil when he had hair many years previously.
* EvilCripple: Unlike most examples of this, it's actually not clear that there's anything wrong with him, but he has multiple sclerosis and his crimes are triggered by the disease's progression.
* FateWorseThanDeath: What his [[spoiler:MS]] is presented as, which is somewhat up for debate.
* ReminiscingAboutYourVictims: The main thrust of his episode, "One Night".



%%* BeardOfEvil

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%%* BeardOfEvil* BeardOfEvil: A villain with a very prominent one.



%%* ColdSniper

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%%* ColdSniper* ColdSniper: Although it fades as his episode goes on.



%%* EvilGloating

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%%* EvilGloating* EvilGloating: One of his main modes of torture to his many victims.



* IdiotBall: His plan was foolproof, he just couldn't stop talking to Lilly.



%%* SmugSnake

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%%* SmugSnake* SmugSnake: Really believes Lilly isn't going to find Brenda. [[spoiler:She does.]]


* BadassBaritone
* BadassGrandpa: He is sixty... [[WritersCannotDoMath something]], but when he loses his temper ([[GentleGiant and that's hard]]), he loses it, as that ADA learned in "Death Penalty: Final Appeal"

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* BadassBaritone
* BadassGrandpa: He is sixty... [[WritersCannotDoMath something]], but when he loses his temper ([[GentleGiant and that's hard]]), he loses it, as that ADA learned in "Death Penalty: Final Appeal"
%%* BadassBaritone



* ButtMonkey: If there was one teammate who could qualify as this, it's him. PlayedForDrama against suspects, who aren't ashamed to act racist towards him (in fact, the only other squad member who gets as much crap from suspects is Lilly herself, being a woman), but PlayedForLaughs among his fellow detectives, especially since he ''usually'' takes it in stride. See WritersCannotDoMath below.
* CoolOldGuy

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* ButtMonkey: If there was one teammate who could qualify as this, it's him. PlayedForDrama against suspects, who aren't ashamed to act racist towards him (in fact, the only other squad member who gets as much crap from suspects is Lilly herself, being a woman), but PlayedForLaughs among his fellow detectives, especially since he ''usually'' takes it in stride. See WritersCannotDoMath below.
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* CoolOldGuyCoolOldGuy: He is sixty... [[WritersCannotDoMath something]], but when he loses his temper ([[GentleGiant and that's hard]]), he loses it, as that ADA learned in "Death Penalty: Final Appeal"



* GentleGiant

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* %%* GentleGiant



* OneTrueLove / HighSchoolSweethearts: Married his high-school sweetheart, Mary. She was killed in a hit and run in 1995 while changing a tire on the road.
* TheSmartGuy

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* OneTrueLove / HighSchoolSweethearts: OneTrueLove: Married his high-school sweetheart, Mary. She was killed in a hit and run in 1995 while changing a tire on the road.
* %%* TheSmartGuy



* BadassGrandpa: His daughter Janie has a son, Sean.
* BenevolentBoss

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* BadassGrandpa: His daughter Janie has a son, Sean.
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%%* BenevolentBoss



* CoolOldGuy
* DaChief
* AFatherToHisMen

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* %%* CoolOldGuy
* %%* DaChief
* %%* AFatherToHisMen



* TeamDad

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* %%* TeamDad


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* SeriousBusiness: ''EastOfEden''.

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* SeriousBusiness: ''EastOfEden''.''Literature/EastOfEden''.


* KarmaHoudini: More often than not. While many fans consider his CowboyCop antics "heroic" and "[[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight the right thing to do]]", in reality, his actions would have him either demoted, fired or imprisoned. Heck, other team members ended up ''taking his punishments for him instead.''

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* KarmaHoudini: More often than not. While many fans consider his CowboyCop antics "heroic" and "[[ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight the right thing to do]]", in reality, his actions would have him either demoted, fired or even imprisoned. Heck, other team members ended up ''taking his punishments for him instead.''



* BerserkButton: His failed marriage and the Chimayo case [[strike: that everybody thinks he screwed up]].

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* BerserkButton: His failed marriage and the Chimayo case [[strike: that everybody thinks he screwed up]].case.

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* LaserGuidedKarma: A severe [[{{Claustrophobia}} claustrophobic]] who's modus operandi is to lock up women until they're driven mad. [[spoiler:He ends up arrested and will remain locked up in prison for a very long time.]]

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