After a series of murders in Lower Canaan, Ohio, are connected to a serial killer who was executed a year ago, the BAU must find the link to the current crimes. Meanwhile, Hotch continues to physically recover from a debilitating injury.
- Lauren Bowles - Chloe Kelcher
- Gillian Brashear - Doctor Renee Turner
- Robert Catrini - Doctor Hagen
- Darin Cooper - Officer Sid Rutledge
- Kevin Cotteleer - Coroner
- Candice Cunningham - Maxine Chandler
- Pat Destro - Sela Dobson
- Patrick St. Esprit - Sheriff Merrill Dobson
- Neil Hopkins - Cortland Bryce Ryan
- Blake Lindsley - Shara Carlino
- Ric Maddox - Deputy #2
- Megan Molloy - Delilah Grennan
- Jennifer Nyholm - Faye Landreaux
- Nick Warnock - Deputy Price
- John Wayne Gacy, The Killer Clown
- The Aryan Brotherhood
- Aaron Hotchner: "We all die. The goal isn't to live forever. The goal is to create something that will." – Chuck Palahniuk
- Aaron Hotchner: Wendell Berry said, "The past is our definition. We may strive with good reason to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it. But we will escape it only by adding something better to it."
- ↑ Credited as "Deputy #1"