|Season 3, Episode 14|
|Air date||April 2, 2008|
|Written by||Edward Allen Bernero|
|Directed by||Edward Allen Bernero|
"A Higher Power"
Rossi goes to Indianapolis to continue his investigation into the two unsolved murders that have plagued him for twenty years, and he is joined by Prentiss, JJ, and Morgan when they learn about the case. Meanwhile, Hotch and Reid interview a death-row inmate in a Connecticut prison.
Guest Cast Edit
- Nicholas Brendon - Analyst Kevin Lynch
- Clara Bommelie - Young Alicia Galen
- E.J. Callahan - Landon
- Matthew J. Cates - Joe
- Dennis Christopher - Assistant Warden Abner Merriman
- Natalie Dye - Young Connie Galen
- Reese Fritch - Young Georgie Galen
- John Gloria - Detective Gary Willis
- Christopher Heltai - Strip Club Customer
- Big LeRoy Mobley - Bull
- Jessica Raskin - Alicia Galen
- Rando Thomas - Makeout Man
- David Tom - Georgie Galen
- Nicholle Tom - Connie Galen
- Tim Trobec - Guard
- Michael Shamus Wiles - Chester Hardwick
- "We'll Get By" by Gary Louris
Bookend Quotes Edit
- David Rossi: "Within the core of each of us is the child we once were. This child constitutes the foundation of what we have become, who we are, and what we will be." Neuroscientist Dr. R. Joseph.
- Aaron Hotchner: "There is no formula for success, except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings." Arthur Rubinstein.
- This is the first of two episodes that deals with two separate cases. The second episode is The Crossing, also a Season Three episode, which dealt with a stalker and a woman possibly suffering from battered women syndrome.