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. PROFILER's explosive first season* is available on DVD for the first time.
Episodes Included in this 6 Volume DVD set:
(*regretfully, Season One, Episode #4, I'll Be Seeing You is not included in this set.)
INSIGHT (Pilot): Three years after the serial killer "Jack of All Trades" murdered her husband, forensic psychologist Sam Waters returns to the FBI to help solve a rash of murders in Atlanta, Georgia.
RING OF FIRE: Sam and the newly-formed Violent Crime 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.
UNHOLY ALLIANCE: A bizarre murder bears a striking resemblance to a series of crimes committed a decade earlier, and the evidence points to a shadowy Colonel in a classified weapons program.
UNSOILED SOVEREIGNTY: A disturbed loner is waging a war against power plants and refineries, but the VCTF team suspects that the attacks are the work of eco-terrorists.
MODUS OPERANDI: A rift opens between Sam and Bailey after Jack kills an FBI agent who had information about the murder of Sam's husband--which she knew nothing about.
NIGHT DREAMS: 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.
CRUEL AND UNUSUAL: 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.
THE SORCERER'S APPRENTICE: As Sam and the VCTF work a series of ritual murders on Indian reservations, Bailey's FBI ID turns up pinned to the body of Jack's latest victim.
SHATTERED SILENCE: Bailey becomes attracted to the wife of a missing doctor while investigating two puzzling disappearance cases that may be linked.
DOPPELGANGER: A murder at a home for the criminally insane has all the hallmarks of one of the institution's residents, but he insists upon his innocence--and Sam backs up his contention.
LEARNING FROM THE MASTERS: A murderer has a taste for FBI agents and a fondness for modern art--posing his victims to replicate famous paintings.
THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT: 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.
SHADOW OF ANGELS, PARTS I AND II: 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. This is just preamble to a series of killings that point toward an eccentric, powerful family. Meanwhile, Jack seizes his opportunity to establish a new identity.
FILM AT 11: In New York, a vigilante is exacting "justice" on people recently acquitted of crimes--and filming his murders for broadcast on the evening news.
CRISIS: 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.
BLUE HIGHWAY: 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.
FTX: FIELD TRAINING EXERCISE: 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.
INTO THE ABYSS: The VCTF is summoned to catch a serial killer who carves smiles into the 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.
VENOM PARTS I & II: The poisoning death of a wealthy computer magnate puts the VCTF on the trail of a diabolical murderer who uses exotic, venomous animals as weapons. Though the killer leaves cryptic clues at each crime scene, Sam cannot zero in on a suspect, and outside help is called in. But the most valuable tip comes from the least likely of sources.