In the honor of 200th episode of Criminal Minds, here are a few facts that the writes of the show would like you to know. There are things you might consider as co-incidence, but they are the well processed things by the writers of the show. Let’s see a few of them, click on Next and have a look:
1) The Personal Trauma Faced By Every Character On the Show Is Not An Accident
The personal stories and lives of the characters are mostly grave, serious and dark. Breen Frazier told BuzzFeed in an interview that in order to share the same frequency of darkness as that of the main story; the personal lives need to “have the same emotional weight as the case.”
Since the main storyline is all so serious and intense, a lighter personal storyline would look mundane and absurd.
2) There Was A Completely Different Meaning To Rossi Shooting A Duck When He First Appeared On The Show
The character of Mandy Patinkin was kind and experienced Senior Supervisory Special Agent Jason Gideon, who was an ardent bird watcher. His character was replaced by Joe Mantegna. You can figure out for yourself the reason behind the duck shooting now.
3) Even Though Dr. Reid Is A Brilliant Polymath, He Doesn’t Have A Smartphone or Computer. He Is Technophobic
Frazier said, “He would rather use an abacus than a calculator.”
Reid once exclaimed that “It’s like being afraid of your own mind.”
4) Rick Dunkle Appears As A Dead Body In Season 4 Briefly
Episode Paradise from Season 4 shows a brief glimpse of Rick Dunkle, the writer and producer of the show. Dunkle who is a diehard Star Trek: The Next Generation fan said that it was his dream to be killed by Wesley Crusher (Wil Wheaton).