The BAU pursues a cannibalistic, Satanist serial killer active in Bridgewater, Florida, that leads Morgan to question his faith. Meanwhile, Garcia believes she has met her dream man, but her first date with him doesn't go exactly as she had expected.
- Jon Barton - SWAT Leader
- Michael Beach - Father Marks
- Ben Carroll - Guard
- Bailey Chase - Deputy Jason Clark Battle
- Kate Connor - Sheryl Timmons
- Peter Darren - Police Officer
- Judy Echavez - Maria Lopez
- Colleen Foy - Tracey Lambert
- Gwen Holloway - Lee-Ann Kelton
- Jamie Kennedy - Floyd Feylinn Ferell
- John Lafayette - Doctor Jim Lorenz
- David Lowe - Local Cop
- Seth William Meier - John Timmons
- John Eric Montana - Doctor Fulton
- Liz Montgomery - Board Member #1
- Phaedra Neitzel - Abby Kelton
- James Otis - Doctor Nash
- Daniel Quinn - Bob Kelton
- Matt Riedy - State Trooper
- Nick Searcy - Detective Jordan
- Steven Shaw - Board Member #2
- Oliver Wells - Young Floyd Feylinn Ferell
- "Sittin' in the Dark" by Louis Armstrong
- Derek Morgan: "Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters." – Francisco Goya
- Derek Morgan: 16th century English novelist Thomas Deloney wrote, "God sends meat and the Devil sends cooks."
- Michael Beach, the actor who portrays Father Marks, reappeared as Detective Wayne Sanderson in the finale episode of Suspect Behavior, the short-lived Criminal Minds spin-off.
- The asylum that the episode's unsub was sent to was called The Hazelwood Hospital for the Criminally Insane. This is the same name as late FBI agent Robert R. Hazelwood. Whether or not this was an intentional reference is unknown.