|Season 8, Episode 17|
|Air date||March 20, 2013|
|Written by||Kimberly Ann Harrison|
|Directed by||Michael Lange|
- Jayne Atkinson - FBI Section Chief Director Erin Strauss
- David Bickford - Dr. Montgomery Houston
- Andrew Bowen - Mark Jackson
- Patrick Breen - Peter Harper
- Nicholas Brendon - Analyst Kevin Lynch
- William Charlton - Detective Paul Boseman
- Elizabeth Higgins Clark - Tammy
- Ally Iseman - Laurel Tyson
- Trevor Jackson - Tyler Rogers
- Stephanie Jones - Leslie Hopkins
- Genevieve Levin - Reporter
- Lauren Marie - Kayla Jefferson
- Gita Reddy - M.E. Marvi Hatcher
- Stephen Simon - Sam
- Sean Solan - John Butler
- Jacquelyn Zook - Nicole Francis
- "Let It Be Me" by Ray LaMontagne
- Spencer Reid: Barbara Grizzuti Harrison once said, "All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination."
- Spencer Reid: Oscar Wilde said, "I can resist everything except temptation."
- Stephen Simon, the actor who portrays Sam, previously appeared on Criminal Minds in the Season Six episode Reflection of Desire, starring as Clarence.