An agent in the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
Season 1 | Episode 1 In 1977, frustrated FBI hostage negotiator Holden Ford finds an unlikely ally in veteran agent Bill Tench and begins studying a new class of murderer.
Season 1 | Episode 2 Holden interviews the eerily articulate murderer Ed Kemper, but his research provokes negative feedback at the Bureau.
Season 1 | Episode 3 Dr. Wendy Carr joins Holden and Tench in their first success, when their insights lead to an arrest.
Season 1 | Episode 4 Bill and Holden consult with Dr. Wendy Carr to begin classifying their subjects. They receive surprising news.
Season 1 | Episode 5 Holden and Bill return to a perplexing case in Pennsylvania where a set of clues leading in multiple directions leaves no shortage of suspects.
Season 1 | Episode 6 Wendy considers an offer. Holden and Bill struggle to communicate the meaning of their findings to the judicial system in the baffling Altoona case.
Season 1 | Episode 7 Wendy takes a career risk to relocate and join the team full time. Holden and Bill find it harder to keep the emotional intensity of work at bay.
Season 1 | Episode 8 Bill and Wendy interview candidates for a fourth member of the team. Holden is intrigued by complaints about a school principal's odd habit.
Season 1 | Episode 9 Holden's methods during a disturbing interview with mass murderer Richard Speck create dissension among the team and kick off an internal FBI probe.
Season 1 | Episode 10 The team cracks under pressure from an in-house review. Holden's bold style elicits a confession but puts his career, relationships and health at risk.