Dr. Samantha Waters (Ally Walker) is a criminal profiler working for the FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force. A forensic psychologist with a unique insight into the criminal mind, Sam investigates the most difficult of cases along with an elite team of agents. While solving crimes for the VCTF, Sam is perpetually on the lookout for a serial killer known as “Jack of All Trades,” who killed her husband years earlier.


  • Season

S1/EP 1 - Insight (Pilot)

Single Atlanta women are being murdered, but as Sam zeros in on the killer, another serial killer is zeroing in on Sam.

S1/EP 2 - Ring of Fire

An arsonist heats up, and serial killer Jack discovers where Sam lives.

S1/EP 3 - Unholy Alliance

A murder fits the MO of a series of 10-year-old killings, but the man convicted of them is still in prison.

S1/EP 4 - I'll Be Watching You

A senator is targeted by a gunman whose trademarks include dolls with their eyes cut out.

S1/EP 5 - Unsoiled Sovereignty

An ec-terrorist begins planting bombs around Pittsburgh, and Sam is drawn to an ATF bomb expert.

S1/EP 6 - Modus Operandi

Jack returns to haunt Sam with a link from her past.

S1/EP 7 - Night Dreams

Three women are missing, and evidence points to ritual practice.

S1/EP 8 - Cruel and Unusual

Murder victims are found in cages with dry-cleaning bags over their heads.

S1/EP 9 - Sorcerer's Apprentice

The unit probes arson and murders on Native American reservations.

S1/EP 10 - Shattered Silence

A noted Alabama surgeon is abducted upon his return from a consultation in Russia.

S1/EP 11 - Doppelganger

A psychiatrist at a hospital for the criminally insane is murdered, but Sam doesn't suspect who everyone else suspects.

S1/EP 12 - Learning From the Masters

Murder victims turn up posed. Meanwhile, the VCTF's computer system is acting strangely.

S1/EP 13 - The House That Jack Built

Jack displays his diabolical handiwork on Grace's husband.

S1/EP 14 - Shadow of Angels: Part 1

Just when the agents find Jack's lair, they're sent to probe the murders of two men with ties to a tycoon.

S1/EP 15 - Shadow of Angels: Part 2

The agents probe the murders of two men with ties to a tycoon.

S1/EP 16 - Film at Eleven

An avenging angel kills criminals, taking justice into his own hands.

S1/EP 17 - Crisis

Terrorists storm a banquet hall in connection to a nuclear physicist.

S1/EP 18 - Blue Highway

A man in a big rig causes head-on collisions involving classic cars.

S1/EP 19 - Field Training Exercised

When a "dirty" undercover FBI agent is murdered the Bureau suspects a mole -- Bailey.

S1/EP 20 - Into the Abyss

Sam probes a series of murders in which the victims' faces are manipulated.

S1/EP 21 - Venom: Part 1

A poisoner using toxins catches Jack's notice.

S1/EP 22 - Venom: Part 2

The VCTF discovers the identity of the poisoner.

S2/EP 1 - Ambition in the Blood

Sam is suspected of murder, and Bailey is in critical condition.

S2/EP 2 - Primal Scream

A vicious killer only works in the rain, and Jack makes a parolee his new project.

S2/EP 3 - It Cuts Both Ways

Jack re-emerges with a new MO, and George receives an offer.

S2/EP 4 - Second Best

Coop reenters Sam's life when the VCTF requests his services in tracking a bomber.

S2/EP 5 - Power Corrupts

Murder victims are found "cleaned" to death.

S2/EP 6 - Old Aquaintances

Jill kills a boutique clerk to please Jack, while Sam is persuaded to go to a college reunion.

S2/EP 7 - Jack Be Nimble, Jack Be Quick

The VCTF corners Jack. Meanwhile, Frances turns 18.

S2/EP 8 - Victims of Victims

The VCTF puzzles over a string of North Carolina murders while Sam's in-laws visit.

S2/EP 9 - Birthright

Two men are murdered on their 32nd birthdays. Sam has a run-in with her mother-in-law.

S2/EP 10 - Dying to Live

A mercy killer is harvesting organs and taking out the donors. Meanwhile, Bailey learns he's the target of a probe.

S2/EP 11 - Ties That Bind

While the VCTF is preoccupied with break-ins, Sam's mother-in-law proceeds with her effort to gain custody of Chloe.

S2/EP 12 - Shoot to Kill

A sniper targets drivers stuck in traffic jams. Meanwhile, John can't figure out why Handleman is out to get him.

S2/EP 13 - Bloodlust

The bodies of three young men are discovered beaten after staged fights.

S2/EP 14 - Every Five Minutes

Sam and Bailey track a rapist on the Florida Panhandle.

S2/EP 15 - Breaking Point

A man who's certain that his son was unjustly convicted of murder kidnaps Angel.

S2/EP 16 - Lethal Obsession

A kidnapper kills an Atlanta city councilman to get the attention of a reporter.

S2/EP 17 - Cycle of Violence

A "new-age ax murderer" targets abusive people in an MO similar to a comic book character.

S2/EP 18 - Die Beautiful

The VCTF is called in on a beauty pageant murder case. Meanwhile, Jack wants to play a game.

S2/EP 19 - Root of All Evil: Part 1

While Jack schemes to get to the imprisoned Jill, a hooded figure sets off explosions around the country.

S2/EP 20 - Root of All Evil: Part 2

While the agents zero in on the hooded bomber, Sam has an unpleasant meeting with her father.

S3/EP 1 - Coronation

The VCTF tracks Jack to his home town.

S3/EP 2 - Cravings

A rapist-killer abducts young women engaged to successful men.

S3/EP 3 - Do the Right Thing

The VCTF probes three murders in which the victims had been castrated.

S3/EP 4 - Double Vision

Sam tries to profile a murder who murdered ten women in Alabama.

S3/EP 5 - Sum of Her Parts

A killer cuts the hands off one victim and decapitates another, but the victims are seemingly unrelated.

S3/EP 6 - The Monster Within

The VCTF is summoned to assist with a case where the killer burns his victims' faces.

S3/EP 7 - Perfect Helen

Someone's digging up Jewish graves in George's home town, but Sam doesn't think it's a hate crime.

S3/EP 8 - Home for the Homicide

It's Christmas, and an ax-murderer takes swatches of the victims' clothing.

S3/EP 9 - All in the Family

A prosecutor wants to tie four murders in a bar to a drug kingpin, but Sam thinks otherwise.

S3/EP 10 - Ceremony of Innocence

The day before convicted killer Martin Fizer is scheduled to be executed a murder is committed in the same fashion---and with the same gun.

S3/EP 11 - Where or When

In Los Angeles, bodies are dumped by Hollywood landmarks. George finds something disturbing on Donald Lucas's computer.

S3/EP 12 - Inheritance

A serial killer targets victims who are like himself. Sam learns her father's secret.

S3/EP 13 - Heads, You Lose

In Miami, a killer beheads models.

S3/EP 14 - Otis, California

The VCTF worries Lucas has a new disciple.

S3/EP 15 - Spree of Love

A 32-year old woman is seemingly abducted from a soccer game.

S3/EP 16 - Burnt Offerings

An arsonist targets Sam's Atlanta neighborhood.

S3/EP 17 - Three Carat Crisis

Sam and Bailey are held hostage in a jewelry store after a botched holdup.

S3/EP 18 - Seduction

The bodies of rich people are washing ashorewith a finger missing.

S3/EP 19 - Grand Master

In a crossover with The Pretender, Sam calls in Jarod to pursue the mastermind behind a series of kidnappings.

S3/EP 20 - Las Brisas: Part 1

Sam is at the trial of her husband's killer and on the trail of a murderer in Mexico.

S3/EP 21 - Las Brisas: Part 2

Sam is at the trial of her husband's killer and on the trail of a murderer in Mexico.

S3/EP 22 - What's Love Got to Do With It

Sam tries to find the key to the mind of a serial killer.

S4/EP 1 - Reunion: Part 1

A new profiler is called in to help locate Sam, who was abducted by Jack.

S4/EP 2 - Reunion: Part 2

More killings occur that resemble Jack's original murders.

S4/EP 3 - Blind Eye

In her first case as the new profiler, Rachel Burke is on the trail of a serial killer whose victims are left deliberately posed.

S4/EP 4 - Old Ghosts

Bailey revisits a 15-year-old serial-murder case, from which the bodies have just been found.

S4/EP 5 - Infidelity

Rachel and the team investigate a series of killings wherein each of the victims had recently been involved in an extra-marital liason.

S4/EP 6 - To Serve and Protect

Rachel and her colleagues travel to St. Louis to try to solve three killings.

S4/EP 7 - Original Sin

Rachel attempts to solve the murders of a number of brunette women in their early 30s.

S4/EP 8 - Train Man

Rachel and the team investigate a killer who travels in boxcars

S4/EP 9 - Quid Pro Quo

Rachel forms a bond with a mob boss, whose only daughter has become the latest victim of a serial killer.

S4/EP 10 - Clean Sweep

In a crossover with The Pretender, Jarod returns to help Rachel and Bailey solve two new murders.

S4/EP 11 - Random Act

During a convenience-store robbery, John's girlfriend is badly wounded and he shoots one of the crooks.

S4/EP 12 - Besieged

While speaking on a campus radio at her alma mater, Rachel receives a telephone call from a rapist.

S4/EP 13 - Proteus

While the team searches for a killer, Rachel is faced with a charge of moral turpitude for a past incident involving Grant.

S4/EP 14 - Paradise Lost

Murders in a national park lead Rachel and her colleagues to the path of their killer.

S4/EP 15 - The Long Way Home

While Rachel is on the trail of a serial kidnapper she once prosecuted, she's also concerned about her brother.

S4/EP 16 - House of Cards

After a sniper opens fire at a public park, Rachel tries to find a pattern to the shootings.

S4/EP 17 - Mea Culpa

The team investigates the abduction of a 12-year-old, and at the same time, someone ransacks Rachel's home.

S4/EP 18 - Pianissimo

In a crossover with The Pretender, Jarod returns to help Rachel determine the facts regarding a pianist's death.

S4/EP 19 - On Your Marks

While Rachel and the team investigate the murders of two men who seem to have no backgrounds, Marks persists in his plot for revenge.

S4/EP 20 - Tsuris

Rachel and the team investigate a series of murders of businessmen.