a "thing"

  • [Garcia distributes new iPads to the team]
  • Prentiss: Whoa!
  • Garcia: Welcome to the 21st century. Yay, technology. Behold - everyone has a new tablet.
  • Reid: We've gone paperless?
  • Garcia: Fear not, Doctor of the Dark Ages, I went old school for your anti-technology quirk—paper files, hard copy photos—but the, uh, abacus is your responsibility.
  • Hotch: Garcia, not that I don't appreciate your efforts, but exactly where did the funding for these come from?
  • Garcia: I did a thing...
  • Hotch: "A thing?"
  • Garcia: Best not talk about the thing?
  • Hotch: We'll talk about the thing later.

Well then...

  • Blackwolf: [to Gideon] You look like a college professor. [to Reid] You look like his student. [to Hotchner] You, you look like FBI.

"I wonder how he'd feel about Mom?"

  • Elle: Gideon, will you tell him that I don't need to go to the hospital?
  • Gideon: Regulations are regulations. You all right?
  • Elle: I'm fine, Dad.
  • Gideon: Elle?
  • Elle: Yeah?
  • Gideon: Don't ever call me Dad again.
  • [Gideon walks away]
  • Elle: I wonder how he'd feel about Mom?
  • Reid: Let me know when you're going to do that so I can, uh, run.


  • Mr. Davenport: [talking to Reid] Excuse me c-can you actually read that fast?
  • Reid: Our conscious mind can process 16 bits of information per second, our unconscious however can process 11 million.
  • [Mr. Davenport looks over at Gideon with a questioning look]
  • Reid: Yes, I can actually read this fast.


  • Reid: I don't know everything. I mean, despite the fact that you think I do.
  • Morgan: I never said that. When have I ever said that?
  • Reid: Every day since I met you.
  • Elle: This morning at breakfast.
  • Hotch: Yesterday when he beat you at cards.