Blessed with an uncanny ability to use the clues left at crime scenes to “see” what happened, forensic psychologist Dr. Samantha “Sam” Waters is one of the FBI’s most valuable assets. But her life and career are shattered when a serial killer murders her husband, and she retreats into self-imposed exile. Created by Cynthia Saunders (L.A. Law) and starring Ally Walker (Singles, While You Were Sleeping) PROFILER is a taut, stylish thriller that explores the darkest corners of the human psyche. Coaxed back to the Bureau by her mentor Bailey Malone (Die Hard‘’s Robert Davi) Sam picks up where she left off, using her gift–and the help of an elite team of specialists–to unravel high-profile cases that stymie other investigators.
As Sam and her colleagues close in on Jack, they are forced to interrupt their pursuit to investigate a bizarre murder where a man is buried under thousands of silver coins--a preamble to a series of killings that point toward an eccentric, powerful family.
As the VCTF learns that the tightly knit killers are on a unified mission to punish the corrupt and over-extravagant, they face a more primary case in their pursuit of Jack--which leads to a Costa Rican hideout where he is cornered at last.
While the agents zero in on the hooded bomber, Sam has an unpleasant meeting with her father. Meanwhile, Jack wants to spring Jill.
A murder at a home for the criminally insane has all the landmarks of one of the institution's residents, but he insists upon his innocence--and Sam backs up his contention.
In New York, a vigilante is exacting "justice" on people recently acquitted of crimes--and filming his murders for broadcast on the evening news.Watch Now:Amazon
Aware that Jack is now monitoring the entire VCTF team, Sam and John concoct a scheme to flush out the killer, which eventually leads them to his hidden lair.
A murderer has a taste for FBI agents and a fondness for modern art--posing his victims to replicate famous paintings.
Just as Sam figures out the identity of the "venom killer," Jack strikes again, first by framing the FBI and VCTF by impersonating an agent and beating up a few suspects, and then abducting both Sam and the killer.Watch Now:Amazon
A rift opens between Sam and Bailey after Jack kills an FBI agent who had information about the murder of Sam's husband - information she knew nothing about.
A deranged nuclear scientist takes a roomful of high-powered Washington insiders hostage, and Sam is called in to try to help bring the crisis to a peaceful resolution.Watch Now:Amazon
Sam investigates a series of murders which bear striking similarities to the methods of a killer whom Bailey put in prison 10 years earlier. Sam suspects that the real culprit is still free, and through her gifted insight, she finds clues in the ancient I Ching art of divination that lead her to a high-ranking military officer, who may be protecting the slayer.
Sam and the newly-formed Violent Crimes Task Force (VCTF) investigate a series of arsons, but her return to duty attracts unwelcome attention from Jack, who pays a visit to her home.
Sam probes a series of murders that appear linked to a death row inmate while Jack prepares to select his next victim--from among the VCTF team.
A disturbed loner is waging war against power plants and refineries, but the VCTF team suspects that the attacks are the work of eco-terrorists.
Bailey becomes attracted to the wife of a missing doctor while investigating two puzzling disappearance cases that may be linked.
Suspicions abound when the VCTF team is abruptly ordered to participate in a Field Training Exercise, and it quickly becomes clear that the FBI brass is trying to uncover a mole--but Bailey is the only person with access to the compromised information.
The VCTF is summoned to catch a serial killer who carves smiles into his victims' faces and shrouds them in lace. Sam unravels the motivation behind the crimes, but the investigation is thrown for a loop when the prime suspect joins the growing list of victims.Watch Now:Amazon
A series of fatal hit-and-run accidents on remote highways puts Sam on the trail of a murderous truck driver, who she believes is repeatedly recreating a traumatic event from his childhood.
Sam and the VCTF must find a twisted assassin before he kills a celebrated political candidate, But Sam is distracted by new evidence that could help her find Jack's lair.
The VCTF investigates a series of kidnappings that has Atlanta in a panic. The case proves difficult, and when a connection is finally made, Sam realizes that time is running out.Watch Now:Amazon
Sam calls in Jarod of "The Pretender" to pursue the mastermind behind a series of kidnappings.Watch Now:Amazon
More killings occur that resemble Jack's original murders and the relationship between Sam and Chloe is examined.Watch Now:Amazon