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airdate: March 2, 2011
written by: Simon Mirren, Erica Messer
directed by: Charles S. Carroll
episode synopsis
After a series of suspicious murders occur, Prentiss suspects her old Interpol nemesis, making her fear for the safety of her BAU team as he closes in on her.

Set in: Washington DC

Episode quotes

Said By: Quote: Author:
Prentiss "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." Lao Tsu
Prentiss "Confession is always weakness, the grave soul keeps its own secrets and takes its in own punishment in silence." Dorothy Dix

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The Turning Point in the Investigation
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  • Ian Doyle and his crew. They wanted the BAU on the case so the could get to Prentiss. They also wanted to get the BAU's attention.

  • The individuals they took out, were part of the team that took down Ian Doyle seven years prior. Ian retaliated by killing them, after making them watch their loved ones die.

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Best Moments
  • Prentiss and Rossi in the elevator than right after Prentiss and Reid talking. Reid talks about his headaches.
  • While driving, Morgan had a heart-to-heart with Prentiss and told him she could trust him, no matter how bad it was, he was there for her. She told him to never profile her again, then smiled.
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Best Lines
  • Garcia: (talking about why Prentiss came in late) What's his name?Prentiss: I'm sorry?
    Garcia: Oh answering a question with a question. That's interesting.
    Prentiss: Stop it.
    Garcia: Stop what? Probing?
    Prentiss: I'm serious.
    Garcia: I'm going to make it my life's work to find out who this boy is.
    Prentiss: Stop, just stop.
  • Rossi: (After him and Prentiss talk about texting and telling Emily about where to go for a vacation.) And pick a place where that won't work.
  • Prentiss: (Puts her bag down and startles Reid) Are you okay?Reid: Ya I'm, I'm, I'm sure these victims overlapped and Garcia pulled their phone numbers but so far I can't find anything.
    Prentiss: You just jumped.
    Reid: (pauses) I've been having these really intense headaches lately.
    (A few other lines happen but they are not important.)
    Prentiss: Oh I'm sorry, does anyone know?
    Reid: You.
    Prentiss: I won't tell anyone.
    Reid: I know, they just worry, not that your not gonna worry, but they'll just make me feel like a baby you know. (laughs)
  • Garcia: The Helmsman's wife just finished it, so sad.
Jeff: I just started it.
Garcia: Oh, sorry it's a great read to that bit the end the sad bit with the wife super tragic you know?
Jeff: I do now.

  • Morgan: (To Prentiss while driving to the crime scene) No you don't, you don't because you can't and I get it everytime you try to count on someone they let you down so you go it alone, you'll never admit that because your too damn stubborn. It's alright it doesn't really matter but i'll tell you what does matter, that you can trust me Emily, with anything, I'm serious no matter how awful you think it is I promise you you are not alone. I just wished you believed that.
Prentiss: I do. You profile me again you wished you hadn't. (both laugh)

Episode Guest Stars

  • Timothy V. Murphy (Ian Doyle)
  • Siena Goines (Tsia Mosely)
  • Sebastian Roche (Clyde Easter)
  • Madison Mason (Lex Dreyer)
  • Tyler Poelle (Jed Hastings)
  • Andy McPhee (Liam)
  • John Colella (Ron Cosenza)
  • Jennifer Riker (Kerry Fagan)
  • Brian D. Johnson (Frank Fagan)
  • Jan Munroe (Dr. Sherman)
  • Thor Edgell (Byron Delaney)
  • William O'Brien (Calum Fionn)
  • Jim Castillo (Weatherman)

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  • Lauren: Prentiss is ready to confront her nemesis, Ian Doyle, once and for all. Meanwhile, the BAU calls upon JJ to help them find Prentiss and capture Doyle before it's too late.

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#1hotchfan Discuss episode 6.17 Valhalla here (page: 1 2 3 4 5 ... last page) 101 Aug 19 2012, 4:19 AM EDT by Special_Agent_Marta
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More to the Prentiss storyline. Will one of our beloved BAU members get hurt? Tune in and find out....
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CMlover234 Last scene 1 May 22 2011, 1:37 PM EDT by PrentissHotch
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Did anyone else love the last scene when Prentiss looked at the team, started crying, then left?? I thought it was so emotional!
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CMlover234 NEW EPISODE 3 Mar 8 2011, 3:07 PM EST by jareaufan
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WOW another new epidsode tonight. Discuss Valhalla right here right now.
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