[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Wednesday’s episode of Criminal Minds. Read at your own risk.]
Wednesday’s Criminal Minds was a serious case of “oh, brother” for Dr. Tara Lewis (Aisha Tyler).
Expecting to meet up with her estranged, wayward brother Gabriel, she instead meets a man (played by Alimi Ballard) who not only believes he is Gabriel but somehow knows everything about their family. Fake Gabriel is actually Desmond, who has dissociative identity disorder, and was brainwashed by Mr. Scratch (Bodhi Elfman) into thinking he’s Gabriel. Mr. Scratch had Real Gabriel (Terrence Terrell) tied up and recorded him screaming “Luke” on a video loop to taunt Tara.
No, he’s not calling out for Alvez (Adam Rodriguez). It’s all a reference to the Gospel of Luke, and Tara and Gabriel’s relationship, which, as we learn, became strained after their alcoholic/suicidal father ordered a teen Gabriel to stay home and care for him,