"Conflicted" is the twentieth episode of Season Four and the 85th overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU is called to Texas to investigate a serial killer who is targeting vacationing students on spring break on South Padre Island.

Guest Cast

  • Jon Barton - SWAT Leader
  • Brian Borello - Club Guy
  • Schoen Hodges - Nic Prosser
  • Patrick John Hurley - Michael Browder
  • Michael Hyatt - Doctor Ticona Roberts
  • Roma Maffia - Detective Reese Evans
  • Rick Malambri - Daniel Keller
  • Natalie Marston - Madison Cooke
  • Brett Novek - Carl Cade
  • Allen Perada - Mark Harrison
  • Jackson Rathbone - Adam Jackson
  • Milissa Skoro - Amanda
  • Susan Ward - Julie Riley


  • "Tres Cool" by Jupiter Rising
  • "Needle in the Basket" by FakeBreed
  • "We Love What Kills Us" by Bangkok Five
  • "Rock to the Rhythm" by Dave Aude and DJ Da
  • "Sugar Boy" by ProducersLab

Bookend Quotes

  • Spencer Reid: "Light thinks it travels faster than anything, but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always gotten there first, and is waiting for it." - Terry Pratchett
  • Spencer Reid: Stephen King wrote, "Monsters are real, and ghosts are real, too. They live inside us. And sometimes, they win."

Criminal Minds Episodes