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Glossary: C
First Air Date: September 22nd, 2005
Last Air Date: February 19th, 2020
Created By: Jeff Davis
Star Casts: A.J. Cook, Joe Mantegna, Adam Rodríguez, Daniel Henney, Aisha Tyler, Matthew Gray Gubler, Kirsten Vangsness, Paget Brewster
Aired On: CBS
Episode Runtime: 42 minutes
Total Seasons: 15 Seasons
Total Episodes: 324 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Ended
Homepage: CBS - Criminal Minds

Last Updated: Mon, 10 Jan 2022 10:31:03 +0000

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Criminal Minds

An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU who returns to help the team solve new cases.

Seasons and Episodes

Season 1 (22 Episodes)

1: Extreme Aggressor - Aired: 2005-09-22

After a fourth woman goes missing in as many months, the team is brought in to track down the guy before he kidnaps again. Hotch is asked to secretly evaluate Gideon to see if he is ready to work full time again.

2: Compulsion - Aired: 2005-09-28

The team of investigators tries to capture a serial arsonist who has been terrorizing a college campus.

3: Won't Get Fooled Again - Aired: 2005-10-05

Gideon and his team track down a copycat bomber terrorizing a quiet community.

4: Plain Sight - Aired: 2005-10-12

The BAU team travels to San Diego to stop a rapist and murderer who commits his crimes in the middle of the day.

5: Broken Mirror - Aired: 2005-10-19

The BAU investigates the kidnapping of a U.S. District Attorney's daughter and determines the kidnapper isn't seeking money -- he's after her twin sister.

6: L.D.S.K. - Aired: 2005-11-02

The BAU is asked to identify a killer who is shooting at victims in broad daylight, and the team works with local law enforcement officers to recreate one of the shootings.

7: The Fox - Aired: 2005-11-09

The BAU profiles a serial killer who takes families hostage and lives with them as a father figure during what is supposed to be their family vacations.

8: Natural Born Killer - Aired: 2005-11-16

When an undercover cop in Baltimore involved in a mob investigation goes missing, the BAU believes a serial killer rather than organized crime has something to do with his disappearance. The probe leads to several unsolved missing persons cases.

9: Derailed - Aired: 2005-11-23

Elle, along with many others, is held hostage on a train in Texas by a paranoid schizophrenic who is convinced that the U.S. government is monitoring him. Hotchner and Gideon are forced to play into the man's fantasy to save the people he has taken hostage.

10: The Popular Kids - Aired: 2005-11-30

The team investigates the death of one teen, and the disappearance of another , which may be linked to a satanic ritual.

11: Blood Hungry - Aired: 2005-12-14

While Gideon is stuck at the office on crutches, the rest of the team travels to Tennessee to track down a killer who disembowels his victims and supposedly eats their organs.

12: What Fresh Hell - Aired: 2006-01-11

When a young girl is abducted in broad daylight from a playground in a seemingly safe neighborhood, the BAU team initially believes her father is responsible. When he is able to provide an alibi, the team is forced to look for clues where the girl lives to determine who is really responsible.

13: Poison - Aired: 2006-01-18

The team travels to New Jersey where several people have been poisoned, one of them fatally with LSD, ten times more potent than the street version.

14: Riding the Lightning - Aired: 2006-01-25

After interviewing a couple on death row for serial murders, Gideon suspects that the woman is actually innocent. But since she's set to be executed in two days, it's a race against time to prove it.

15: Unfinished Business - Aired: 2006-03-01

A serial killer reappears after 20 years of silence and contacts the BAU with the promise he will kill another victim in the next five days.

16: The Tribe - Aired: 2006-03-08

The BAU team believes a dangerous cult may be responsible for the mass murders of five college students in an empty house.

17: A Real Rain - Aired: 2006-03-22

The BAU unit travels to NYC to investigate a series of murders that appears to have been committed by a vigilante conducting revenge on former criminals who have been released by the justice system.

18: Somebody's Watching - Aired: 2006-03-29

Reid finds himself in danger when he falls for a starlet whose stalker has turned into a killer.

19: Machismo - Aired: 2006-04-12

The BAU team travels to Mexico to aid in the capture of a serial killer who is targeting elderly women.

20: Charm and Harm - Aired: 2006-04-19

The BAU works to capture a serial killer who has evaded capture by altering his appearance.

21: Secrets and Lies - Aired: 2006-05-03

The BAU works with the CIA to identify a mole within that organization, whose leaks are putting operatives at risk.

22: The Fisher King (1) - Aired: 2006-05-10

While on their vacations, each of the team receives a clue from a psychopathic killer challenging them to save his next victim.

Season 2 (23 Episodes)

1: The Fisher King (2) - Aired: 2006-09-20

The BAU team continues to unravel the clues given to each of them by a psychopath in order to save his most recent victim. Gideon decides not to focus on the personal aspects of the case. Rather, he tells the team to profile the killer as they would in any other investigation. Reid stays behind to work on a personal connection that could solve the case as one member of the team fights for life.

2: P911 - Aired: 2006-09-27

A young boy who had disappeared a year ago turns up for sale by a child pornographer on an online auction in Cleveland. A former profiler who now heads the FBI's Crimes Against Children Unit asks Hotch and the BAU to help her save the boy's life before it's too late.

3: The Perfect Storm - Aired: 2006-10-04

The BAU has reason to believe a series of murders might have been committed by two people working as a team after the victims' families receive DVDs after each crime that includes psychological attacks.

4: Psychodrama - Aired: 2006-10-11

The BAU is called to investigate a series of bank robberies after it becomes evident the crimes are not based on money because the robber abuses his victims by forcing them to undress before he leaves the crime scene.

5: Aftermath - Aired: 2006-10-18

The BAU investigates a serial rapist who had been attacking young women at religious schools in Dayton, Ohio and stopped for six weeks. He has resumed his attacks, but is now targeting a different demographic of women. Elle is to go undercover posing as a victim-to-be, but finds and stops the suspect before the operation is accomplished. After the suspect, who is revealed to be the rapist, is released due to lack of evidence, Elle, enraged over his actions, confronts him and eventually ends up shooting him dead in cold blood, with her Glock 38, although she seemingly claims self-defence for her actions.

6: The Boogeyman - Aired: 2006-10-25

The BAU travels to a small Texas community to investigate the murders of children. Meanwhile, Elle is having readjustment issues after being shot, and Hotch becomes worried about her when she misses a mandatory psych evaluation and isn't answering her cell phone.

7: North Mammon - Aired: 2006-11-01

After a man kidnaps three teenaged girls and locks them in a cellar, he tells them only two of them will live and they must choose which one will die. The BAU team takes the case when the mother of one of the girls travels to Quantico to ask JJ to intercede with the FBI on the girls' behalf.

8: Empty Planet - Aired: 2006-11-08

The BAU travels to Seattle to identify and catch a serial bomber who has been terrorizing the city and targeting centers of automated techology. Working with the author of a science fiction novel that has become a guide for the bomber, the team attempts to determine why certain sites have been chosen as targets.

9: The Last Word - Aired: 2006-11-15

The daughter of high-powered diplomats, Special Agent Emily Prentiss joins the team, and she must convince Gideon and Hotchner she deserves the job based on merit and not on her family connections. The BAU is then called to St. Louis to investigate two serial killers who appear to be competing with each other. By setting a trap based on one killer's profile, the team creates a media event by which to capture the second killer.

10: Lessons Learned - Aired: 2006-11-22

Gideon, Reid and Prentiss travel to Guantanamo Bay to interrogate the leader of a terror sleeper cell being detained there after a chemical weapons dispersal device is discovered during a raid at a suspicious house. Working with Reid, Emily's fluency in Arabic proves to be useful as they scrutinize the suspect.

11: Sex, Birth, Death - Aired: 2006-11-29

The BAU is called to investigate a series of murders of prostitutes in Washington D.C. and Reid suspects a teenager he met asking for his help is guilty of the crimes. The case becomes complicated when a congresswoman, who about to make a speech to praise the city's lower crime rate, threatens to take away the case if Hotchner calls a press conference to discuss it.

12: Profiler, Profiled - Aired: 2006-12-13

Morgan is arrested as a serial killer after he goes home to Chicago to visit his family. Because the detective making the arrest had used a profile provided by Gideon, the team travels to Chicago to help the local authorities find the real killer and exonerate Morgan.

13: No Way Out (1) - Aired: 2007-01-17

Gideon is pitted against the scariest and most evil murderer in his entire career. When the BAU confronts the sadistic killer in a remote diner in the Nevada desert, the local authorities want to move quickly and make an arrest. But Gideon bides his time as he attempts to persuade the man, who has sworn not be captured, to reveal the whereabouts of a woman he is holding hostage.

14: The Big Game (1) - Aired: 2007-02-04

The BAU is called to investigate after a wealthy couple is murdered in their home following a Super Bowl party.

15: Revelations (2) - Aired: 2007-02-07

In this conclusion of a special two-part episode, finding the serial killer becomes critical to the BAU when the team realizes Reid is being held captive and a live feed of him being tortured is shown on the internet. Meanwhile, Reid's troubled childhood is revealed in flashback sequences as he drifts in and out of consciousness.

16: Fear and Loathing - Aired: 2007-02-14

The BAU becomes involved to prevent a possible race riot when the murder of four young black women in a mostly white New York suburb appear to be hate crimes.

17: Distress - Aired: 2007-02-21

The BAU travels to Houston to investigate a series of murders that have occurred near construction sites and abandoned buildings. Because the murders appear to be random, the team believes the killer could be a homeless person. Meanwhile, everyone is noticing an apparent change in Reid's behavior.

18: Jones - Aired: 2007-02-28

A case involving a serial killer believed to be copying Jack the Ripper takes Gideon to New Orleans after three victims are found with their throats cut. Once thought to have been killed in Hurricane Katrina, the discovery of a fourth victim in the French Quarter confirms the murderer is still alive. All the evidence and files had been lost in the flood, so the only clue the team has is the word "Jones" that the lead detective wrote on the wall just before he drowned. Meanwhile, Reid meets up with an old rival as he continues to struggle with the aftermath of being held hostage.

19: Ashes and Dust - Aired: 2007-03-21

A serial arsonist who targets the homes of upper-middle-class families as they sleep is investigated. The BAU determines the arson victims are linked together through corporate development companies that have been accused of building on contaminated land.

20: Honor Among Thieves - Aired: 2007-04-11

Elizabeth Prentiss, a foreign ambassador and SSA Emily Prentiss' mother, seeks the aid of the BAU when a Russian immigrant is kidnapped and held for ransom.

21: Open Season - Aired: 2007-05-02

The BAU is called to investigate after the bodies of missing people are discovered in a remote region of the Idaho wilderness. The gruesome find also leads the team to determine the unsubs have been hunting humans for sport.

22: Legacy - Aired: 2007-05-09

When homeless persons begin going missing mysteriously from the streets in Kansas City, a local detective calls the BAU to investigate the disappearances.

23: No Way Out: The Evilution Of Frank (2) - Aired: 2007-05-16

When the prolific serial killer Frank returns and murders Gideon's girlfriend, Gideon takes off to find him without telling the team where he is going. The BAU must then profile Gideon as well as Frank to find both of them.

Season 3 (20 Episodes)

1: Doubt - Aired: 2007-09-26

The team investigates a serial killer who is targeting women at a small college in Flagstaff, Arizona. The BAU shuts down the campus, creates a detailed profile of the unsub, and arrests a suspect. However, the team members begin to have doubts about themselves when another woman is killed while the suspect is in custody.

2: In Name and Blood - Aired: 2007-10-03

In Milwaukee, a series of women have been found murdered with their hearts crudely removed. The BAU is assigned to the case, but they are short three members: Gideon, who is missing, Hotch, who is on suspension and Prentiss, who resigns her commission to join the Foreign Service. Supervisor Strauss steps in as lead, but she doesn't handle herself well in the field.

3: Scared to Death - Aired: 2007-10-10

The BAU travels to Portland to assist local authorities in investigating the disappearances of people who are new to the city and have no strong social ties.

4: Children of the Dark - Aired: 2007-10-17

When home invasions involve the murder of entire families, the BAU is called to Denver to identify the killers who possibly have been abused while in foster care.

5: Seven Seconds - Aired: 2007-10-24

The investigation turns to the family as the BAU and local authorities race against time to locate a young girl who has disappeared from a local shopping mall.

6: About Face - Aired: 2007-10-31

Halloween provides the scenario when the BAU is called to Dallas to assist in the investigation of women who became victims of a man they'd met through a dating service and then rejected him.

7: Identity - Aired: 2007-11-07

SSA David Rossi returns to the BAU from retirement as the team is called to Montana to investigate the case of four kidnapped and murdered women. When another woman disappears, the search leads to a man who apparently has assumed the identity of his dead partner.

8: Lucky - Aired: 2007-11-14

A team member's life is put in jeopardy when the BAU investigates serial killings in Florida that appear to involve the occult and satanic worship. Garcia believes she has met her dream man, but her first date with him doesn't go exactly as she had expected.

9: Penelope - Aired: 2007-11-21

As a team member fights for life, the BAU continues the search for an attacker that leads the unit to believe the assailant could be someone close to the investigation.

10: True Night - Aired: 2007-11-28

The BAU and local authorities in Los Angeles investigate gang-related serial killings that might possibly involve a famous comic book artist.

11: Birthright - Aired: 2007-12-12

The new sheriff in Fredericksburg, Virginia, requests the BAU's assistance in the investigation of a series of mutilation murders that appear to mimic similar crimes that had occurred over two decades earlier.

12: 3rd Life - Aired: 2008-01-09

When one teenager is found murdered and her best friend is abducted in Chula Vista, California, the BAU assists local authorities in determining whether the Witness Protection Program is involved.

13: Limelight - Aired: 2008-01-23

After the contents of a self-storage unit purchased at an auction take the BAU to Philadelphia to investigate a series of murders, the local agent becomes the center of the case. To catch the killer, the team must profile the items inside the unit.

14: Damaged - Aired: 2008-04-02

Rossi travels to Indianapolis to continue his investigation into the two unsolved murders that have plagued him for 20 years.

15: A Higher Power - Aired: 2008-04-09

The BAU is called to Pittsburgh after an unusually high suicide rate appears to be the work of an Angel of Death.

16: Elephant's Memory - Aired: 2008-04-16

The BAU is called to West Bune, a small town in Texas, to investigate what appears to be spree killings that involve a teenaged boy and his girlfriend.

17: In Heat - Aired: 2008-04-30

The BAU is called to Miami to investigate a serial killer who appears to have a conflicted sexual identity.

18: The Crossing - Aired: 2008-05-07

The team members try to identify a stalker before he can attack a woman who is being stalked in Silver Spring, Maryland. Meanwhile, Hotch and Rossi are called as consultants on a possible battered woman syndrome murder case in Boston.

19: Tabula Rasa - Aired: 2008-05-14

After a suspected serial killer wakes up from a coma, the BAU reopens the case and uses brain fingerprinting to determine if he really doesn't remember the crimes that had been committed four years earlier in Roanoke, Virginia.

20: Lo-Fi - Aired: 2008-05-21

The BAU faces one of its toughest cases when the team is called to New York City to determine if a series of random shootings is the work of one serial killer or a team of killers working together.

Season 4 (26 Episodes)

1: Mayhem - Aired: 2008-09-24

When an SUV carrying members of the team explodes, the rest of the team fights to save them and catch the terrorists responsible for the bombing.

2: The Angel Maker - Aired: 2008-10-01

A series of murders is linked to a serial killer executed a year earlier, and the BAU team must find the link between the dead killer and the new spate of crimes.

3: Minimal Loss - Aired: 2008-10-08

Reid and Prentiss are taken hostage when they go under cover to investigate possible child abuse at an underground cult.

4: Paradise - Aired: 2008-10-22

The BAU joins the manhunt to catch a serial killer who conceals the manner of his crimes by staging car accidents.

5: Catching Out - Aired: 2008-10-29

The BAU investigates a series of murders that appear to be connected to a killer who jumps trains and chooses his victims based on their proximity to the railway.

6: The Instincts - Aired: 2008-11-05

While investigating the abduction of a young boy in Las Vegas, Dr. Reid starts to have dreams that might help reveal buried memories from his childhood.

7: Memoriam - Aired: 2008-11-12

As Reid's investigation of a young boy's murder in Las Vegas continues, he discovers possible connections to his own past.

8: Masterpiece - Aired: 2008-11-19

When a narcissistic psychopath confesses he has killed seven people and more will die, the team must locate his latest victims before it is too late.

9: 52 Pickup - Aired: 2008-11-26

Agents Prentiss and Todd go undercover to profile a serial killer who uses skills of persuasion to lure women into danger.

10: Brothers in Arms - Aired: 2008-12-10

The BAU team hunts for a serial killer who targets members of the police department in Phoenix, Ariz., a case that hits close to home for Morgan, a former cop.

11: Normal - Aired: 2008-12-17

The team investigates a serial killer who shoots luxury car owners on Southern California's freeways.

12: Soul Mates - Aired: 2009-01-14

The BAU team suspects a member of an affluent community in Atlanta is responsible for the disappearance of a local young woman and that the suspect may have worked with an accomplice

13: Bloodline - Aired: 2009-01-21

The BAU team becomes involved in the case of a family working together to abduct young girls.

14: Cold Comfort - Aired: 2009-02-11

The mother of an abducted child works with the BAU to apprehend a serial killer who kidnaps, murders, and embalms his victims.

15: Zoe's Reprise - Aired: 2009-02-18

The team pursues a copycat serial killer who is recreating the techniques used by past famous murderers.

16: Pleasure Is My Business - Aired: 2009-02-25

The team searches for a female suspect who uses her professional skills as a high class call girl to lure and kill high-powered executives.

17: Demonology - Aired: 2009-03-11

Agent Prentiss has a personal connection to one of the victims in a series of deaths with religious overtones.

18: Omnivore - Aired: 2009-03-18

Agent Hotchner revisits the first case he worked at the BAU when details come forth that one of the deadliest serial killers in New England's history has struck again after a 10-year hiatus.

19: House on Fire - Aired: 2009-03-25

The BAU team must track down a serial arsonist who instills fear in a small town by setting fire to community meeting places and killing several residents in the process.

20: Conflicted - Aired: 2009-04-08

The team travels to Fort Lauderdale during spring break to find a serial killer who is targeting co-eds on vacation.

21: A Shade of Gray - Aired: 2009-04-22

When profiling a series of child abductions and murders, the team discovers that one of the cases may not be the handiwork of the serial killer they apprehended.

22: The Big Wheel - Aired: 2009-04-29

When the team is sent a videotape from a serial killer detailing one of his crimes, they discover a hidden message asking them to help him stop his murderous ways.

23: Roadkill - Aired: 2009-05-06

An unsub who kills with his car is the subject of a BAU investigation.

24: Amplification - Aired: 2009-05-13

When a new type of chemical warfare is released into the open air, the BAU must act quickly to find the source before any more innocent people are exposed.

25: To Hell... (1) - Aired: 2009-05-20

The BAU tracks a serial killer who chooses junkies, prostitutes and the homeless off the streets of Detroit as his victims and takes them across the border into Canada, and an agent's life is in peril.

26: ...And Back (2) - Aired: 2009-05-20

The BAU tracks a serial killer who chooses junkies, prostitutes and the homeless off the streets of Detroit as his victims and takes them across the border into Canada, and an agent's life is in peril.

Season 5 (23 Episodes)

1: Nameless, Faceless - Aired: 2009-09-23

As Rossi, Morgan and JJ profile a killer who is targeting an emergency room doctor, Prentiss realizes that Hotch is missing.

2: Haunted - Aired: 2009-09-30

The BAU must determine what caused a disturbed man to murder several people at a pharmacy before he harms anyone else.

3: Reckoner - Aired: 2009-10-07

The BAU investigates a case in Rossi's hometown that involves both his personal and professional life.

4: Hopeless - Aired: 2009-10-14

A group of suspects with a pack mentality who kill for the thrill of it are the subjects of a BAU manhunt.

5: Cradle to Grave - Aired: 2009-10-21

The team hunts a suspect who impregnates young women and has them give birth before murdering them.

6: The Eyes Have It - Aired: 2009-11-04

The BAU team tracks a serial killer who keeps the eyes of his victims as souvenirs.

7: The Performer - Aired: 2009-11-11

The BAU team investigates the mystery behind a trail of murders that all seem to align with the tour schedule of a rock star.

8: Outfoxed - Aired: 2009-11-18

The BAU team is tracking down a family annihilator, but needs to take a break from the case to get advice from "The Fox", who is an horrific killer from the team's past. "The Fox" surprises the team with a ominous message for Agent Hotchner.

9: 100 - Aired: 2009-11-25

The BAU team races to help Hotchner find The Reaper and save his family before it's too late.

10: The Slave of Duty - Aired: 2009-12-09

The team needs to reunite in order to solve a home invasion case, while Agent Hotchner may have to leave the team.

11: Retaliation - Aired: 2009-12-16

The BAU is called upon to profile the past of an ex-convict and help stop him after he escapes from custody and embarks on a violent killing spree.

12: The Uncanny Valley - Aired: 2010-01-13

An unusual personal obsession is at the center of a BAU abduction case. Meanwhile, Hotch struggles with his return to work.

13: Risky Business - Aired: 2010-01-20

A rash of startling teen suicides in a small Wyoming town is the focus of a BAU investigation.

14: Parasite - Aired: 2010-02-03

The BAU follows the mental decline of a con artist whose schemes have become so complicated that he begins to eliminate the people involved in them.

15: Public Enemy - Aired: 2010-02-10

A serial killer who targets random victims in highly visible places to create a sense of public fear is the subject of a BAU investigation.

16: Mosley Lane - Aired: 2010-03-03

The BAU is called by local authorities in Ashburn, Virginia, to profile a predator who may have been abducting children for at least eight years.

17: Solitary Man - Aired: 2010-03-10

A truck driver is kidnapping women and disposing of them in random locations and the BAU must find out his motive in order to catch him.

18: The Fight - Aired: 2010-04-07

The BAU team travels to San Francisco to investigate the murders of several homeless men and teams up with a separate group of BAU operatives who are working another case they think is connected.

19: Rite of Passage - Aired: 2010-04-14

The BAU team heads to Texas to track a serial killer targeting illegal immigrants attempting to make safe passage into the U.S.

20: ...A Thousand Words - Aired: 2010-05-05

The BAU team must profile a serial killer covered in tattoos who commits suicide, but leaves clues to the whereabouts of his last victim.

21: Exit Wounds - Aired: 2010-05-12

Garcia plays a crucial role in a case when she travels to Alaska with the BAU team to investigate the murders of several members of a small town.

22: The Internet Is Forever - Aired: 2010-05-19

The BAU team profiles a serial killer who uses the Internet as his hunting ground, bringing a whole meaning to the term "social networking".

23: Our Darkest Hour - Aired: 2010-05-26

A series of rolling blackouts in the city of Los Angeles lures a serial killer out of hiding, giving him renewed opportunities to continue his killing spree.

Season 6 (24 Episodes)

1: The Longest Night - Aired: 2010-09-22

The BAU team closes in on the serial killer as he continues his murder spree throughout Los Angeles - with Detective Spicer's kidnapped daughter as his hostage - in the conclusion of last season's cliffhanger.

2: JJ - Aired: 2010-09-29

While JJ attempts to reunite a family whose daughter has mysteriously disappeared, her BAU family braces for the loss of one of their own.

3: Remembrance of Things Past - Aired: 2010-10-06

When several women in Herndon, Virginia, are found murdered in a similar manner, SSA David Rossi reopens an unsolved cold case that has haunted him for a quarter of a century because he believes the original killer, who is suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, might have returned.

4: Compromising Positions - Aired: 2010-10-13

The team searches for a serial killer who is preying on married couples; Hotchner looks to a team member to fill JJ's vacant role.

5: Safe Haven - Aired: 2010-10-20

The team pursues a serial killer targeting families in the Midwest; Morgan receives a visit from Ellie after she runs away from her foster family.

6: Devil's Night - Aired: 2010-10-27

The team searches for a killer who has struck the past three years during Detroit's raucous pre-Halloween celebrations.

7: Middle Man - Aired: 2010-11-03

The BAU must catch a group of serial killers that is killing exotic dancers and leaving their bodies in the cornfields of Indiana.

8: Reflection of Desire - Aired: 2010-11-10

The BAU becomes involved in the search for a kidnapped woman in the nation's capital after the body of a second kidnap victim is found in a Georgetown alley.

9: Into The Woods - Aired: 2010-11-17

When an 8-year-old is found murdered on the Appalachian Trail, the BAU team goes deep into its forests in search of a man lurking in the wilderness who is targeting children.

10: What Happens at Home - Aired: 2010-12-08

The BAU searches inside a gated New Mexico community for a killer targeting women, and Hotchner looks to an FBI cadet with a unique past for help with the investigation.

11: 25 to Life - Aired: 2010-12-15

Morgan suggests that a man has been rehabilitated and aids in his parole, but later regrets his decision when the man murders someone days after being released.

12: Corazon - Aired: 2011-01-19

A series of bizarre, ritualistic murders brings the team to Miami; Reid experiences hallucinations and blinding headaches.

13: The Thirteenth Step - Aired: 2011-01-26

The BAU hits the road to track down a pair of young lovers on an interstate murder spree. Also, Prentiss hears frightening news from her former boss at Interpol.

14: Sense Memory - Aired: 2011-02-09

The team investigates unusual murders in Los Angeles, and more information about Prentiss' past arises.

15: Today I Do - Aired: 2011-02-16

The BAU is called to upstate New York to investigate mysterious disappearances. Also, Prentiss gets some disturbing news about one of her former Interpol colleagues.

16: Coda - Aired: 2011-02-23

Prentiss enlists two former friends from Interpol to track down an old enemy, as Reid discovers clues that could help the BAU locate the parents of an autistic boy.

17: Valhalla - Aired: 2011-03-02

After a series of murders, Prentiss becomes suspicious of a former nemesis, and fears for the safety of her team.

18: Lauren - Aired: 2011-03-16

As Prentiss faces off against Ian Doyle, JJ receives a call and returns to help them find Prentiss and capture Doyle before it's too late.

19: With Friends Like These... - Aired: 2011-03-30

The BAU travels to Portland to investigate a suspected gang of murderers targeting a new victim each night.

20: Hanley Waters - Aired: 2011-04-06

The BAU members investigate targeted killings in Tampa as they cope with their feelings about losing Emily Prentiss.

21: The Stranger - Aired: 2011-04-13

The BAU hunts a stalker in San Diego who is targeting college students. Meanwhile, the team comes under Strauss' scrutiny in the wake of the loss of Prentiss.

22: Out of the Light - Aired: 2011-05-04

The BAU is called to a North Carolina resort town after a woman is found badly injured and another woman is missing. On arrival, the team discovers these two women are not the only victims.

23: Big Sea - Aired: 2011-05-11

When the BAU is called to Florida after bodies are discovered buried in the ocean floor off the Jacksonville coast, the case hits home for Morgan because his aunt fears her missing daughter could be one of the victims.

24: Supply and Demand - Aired: 2011-05-18

As the BAU searches for a suspected human trafficking ring when the bodies of two missing persons are found in the trunk of a car, Unit Chief Aaron Hotchner intimates there could be changes within the team due to budget cuts as Jennifer "JJ" Jareau returns to the FBI. The team is also assisted by SSA Andi Swan, the head of the Domestic Trafficking Task Force.

Season 7 (24 Episodes)

1: It Takes a Village - Aired: 2011-09-21

The BAU team is at a crossroads as they are questioned by a Senate Committee for their retaliatory actions in the wake of Prentiss' loss, but an unexpected familiar face could help them win their case and keep the team together.

2: Proof - Aired: 2011-09-28

The BAU team searches rural Oklahoma when women are being found murdered after being robbed of one of their five senses. Also, JJ and Prentiss get the cold shoulder from Reid as he deals with their deception about Prentiss' presumed death.

3: Dorado Falls - Aired: 2011-10-05

The BAU team investigates a mass murder at an Internet security company in Charlottesville, Va., but clues reveal it is not a typical serial killer at work.

4: Painless - Aired: 2011-10-12

Survivors of a Boise high school massacre return to remember the event 10 years later, but the BAU team is called in when a new killer with a similar style targets the survivors. Also, Hotch is worried that his son, Jack, may be a victim of school bullying.

5: From Childhood's Hour - Aired: 2011-10-19

The BAU team investigates the abductions of young children with troubled mothers in St. Louis. Also, Rossi reconnects with his first wife who has shocking news for him.

6: Epilogue - Aired: 2011-11-02

The BAU search Californias Angeles National Forest after a number of bodies mysteriously turn up in the mountain lakes there. Also, Rossi struggles with an agonizing decision regarding his ex-wife, Carolyn.

7: There's No Place Like Home - Aired: 2011-11-09

When a series of tornadoes hits Kansas, the BAU is called in to investigate bodies of young boys that turn up in the aftermath of the storms. Also, work pressures cause tension on JJ's home front.

8: Hope - Aired: 2011-11-16

It’s personal for Garcia when the BAU investigate the disappearance of a woman in her survivors’ support group whose daughter went missing seven years earlier.

9: Self-Fulfilling Prophecy - Aired: 2011-12-07

The BAU team looks into the real reasons behind an apparent mass suicide of a small group of youths at a military academy. Also, Hotch and Morgan butt heads when a team member could be in jeopardy.

10: The Bittersweet Science - Aired: 2011-12-14

The investigation of a series of bludgeonings in Philadelphia leads the team to the city's boxing scene; Hotch connects with a fellow runner while training for the triathlon.

11: True Genius - Aired: 2012-01-18

A series of murders in San Francisco bearing the tell-tale signs of the infamous Zodiac Killer have the BAU wondering if the notorious serial killer has returned. Also, Reid ponders if he should be doing more with his genius abilities.

12: Unknown Subject - Aired: 2012-01-25

The team is called to Texas to search for a serial rapist in Houston known as "The Piano Man" who has returned and is attacking his past victims. Meanwhile, Prentiss begins to deal with the traumatic experience caused by Ian Doyle after returning to the BAU.

13: Snake Eyes - Aired: 2012-02-08

The BAU tries their luck in Atlantic City when the team is called in to investigate a series of ritualistic casino-related murders. Also, after a spat with her boyfriend, Kevin, Garcia thinks she and Morgan may have gotten a little too friendly with each other.

14: Closing Time - Aired: 2012-02-15

The team hunts a killer when bodies are found hidden in lifeguard towers on Southern California beaches.

15: A Thin Line - Aired: 2012-02-22

The BAU team investigates a series of brutal home invasions and murders in California's Inland Empire that appear to be gang-related, but their investigation may uncover a more sinister motivation.

16: A Family Affair - Aired: 2012-02-29

When the BAU travels to Atlanta to investigate the murders of women, the clues lead them to look for an unsub who is not working alone.

17: I Love You, Tommy Brown - Aired: 2012-03-14

When married couples fostering young children end up being killed in Seattle, the BAU team looks for an unsub with a maternal-yet-murderous instinct. Also, Garcia fears a possible proposition from Kevin.

18: Foundation - Aired: 2012-03-21

The team hunts for a kidnapper when an emaciated boy is found in the desert and another goes missing.

19: Heathridge Manor - Aired: 2012-04-04

The BAU team heads to Oregon to investigate a series of gothic, ritualistic murders.

20: The Company - Aired: 2012-04-11

When Morgan's sister sees a woman who looks like their presumed-dead cousin, Cindi, it forces Morgan to confront a lie he told his family last year to provide closure and compels the BAU to reopen the case of her disappearance.

21: Divining Rod - Aired: 2012-05-02

A serial killer is executed, in Oklahoma, a copycat shows up and the BAU are called to find him. Meanwhile, Prentiss gets nervous about a real estate purchase.

22: Profiling 101 - Aired: 2012-05-09

Rossi and the team teach college students the science of criminal profiling by taking the class through a serial-killer case that spanned 20 years.

23: Hit (1) - Aired: 2012-05-16

When the BAU goes up against a gang of serial-killing bank robbers in Washington, D.C., the team tries to negotiate the situation unfolding inside the bank, but the stakes rise when one of their own becomes a hostage.

24: Run (2) - Aired: 2012-05-16

As the BAU team continues to pursue the bank-robbing serial killers, the team determines that the suspects have a bigger target in the Nation's capital, and with one of the team still a hostage, they must work quickly to diffuse an explosive situation. Also, wedding bells ring for one of the BAU, and Prentiss ponders her future.

Season 8 (24 Episodes)

1: The Silencer - Aired: 2012-09-26

When a Texas prisoner escapes during a transfer, he leaves behind victims with his unique trademark, sewing their mouths shut, a signature the BAU remembers as unique to the UnSub "The Silencer." While they investigate who he was and who he's become, the BAU also gets to know the newest member of the team.

2: The Pact - Aired: 2012-10-10

When the bodies of two seemingly unrelated victims are found just hours apart in San Diego and Los Angeles respectively, the BAU suspects that that not one, but two killers are working together to commit these murders.

3: Through the Looking Glass - Aired: 2012-10-17

An UNSUB who kidnaps families with the intention of making them admit to and pay for their indiscretions.

4: God Complex - Aired: 2012-10-24

When a legless body is found in the New Mexico desert and a second unwilling amputee shows up at the hospital, the BAU team searches for this amateur surgeon before he preys upon his next reluctant victim. Also, Reid's phone calls to a mystery woman have the team intrigued.

5: The Good Earth - Aired: 2012-10-31

The team heads to Oregon as four men have gone missing.

6: The Apprenticeship - Aired: 2012-11-07

When prostitutes in Miami are discovered murdered in a similar style to local animals found dead there, the BAU must work fast to find an unsub whose confidence is quickly escalating. Also, Morgan tries to increase Reid's athletic skills by convincing him to join the bureau softball team.

7: The Fallen - Aired: 2012-11-14

The BAU travels to Santa Monica when burned bodies of homeless people begin showing up by the famous pier. Also, Rossi reconnects with his former Marine sergeant from Vietnam.

8: The Wheels on the Bus - Aired: 2012-11-21

The BAU team goes in pursuit of a missing school bus full of children outside the Washington, D.C. area, and it becomes a race against time for them to bring them home safely.

9: Magnificent Light - Aired: 2012-11-28

An attendee at a popular motivational-speaker's conference in Seattle is murdered and the speaker himself disappears soon afterward. Meanwhile, Garcia is puzzled when Morgan refuses to attend a dinner honoring an old family friend.

10: The Lesson - Aired: 2012-12-05

A ritualistic killer is hunted after male bodies are found that have been physically altered. Meanwhile, Reid gets anxious at the prospect of meeting his mystery woman.

11: Perennials - Aired: 2012-12-12

The BAU heads south to investigate a fast-moving UnSub whose signature matches that of a serial killer from 30 years ago. Also, the team learns that someone is tracking their cases and replicating crimes the BAU is solving.

12: Zugzwang - Aired: 2013-01-16

When Reid discovers that his girlfriend has been kidnapped by her stalker, he and the BAU team band together to find her before it's too late.

13: Magnum Opus - Aired: 2013-01-23

While Reid copes with a loss in his personal life, the rest of the BAU travels to San Francisco to investigate victims discovered in the Mission District.

14: All That Remains - Aired: 2013-02-06

A writer's daughters vanish on the anniversary of their mother's disappearance, which leads the BAU to investigate the man as a possible suspect.

15: Broken - Aired: 2013-02-20

The BAU heads to Austin to investigate victims found there with their watches set inaccurately, a clue which may connect the crimes. Meanwhile, the UnSub stalking the BAU inches closer in his pursuit of the team.

16: Carbon Copy - Aired: 2013-02-27

When victims are found in Philadelphia in a similar style to victims of The Replicator, the stalker who has been tracking the BAU's every move, the team thinks this could be the break they need to try and apprehend him.

17: The Gathering - Aired: 2013-03-20

The BAU investigates victims who were documenting their personal lives and inner desires on blog posts and social media. Also, Kevin gets jealous when he learns Garcia may have a new love interest.

18: Restoration - Aired: 2013-04-03

The BAU goes to Morgan's old neighborhood in urban Chicago in search of an unsub targeting middle-aged men, and a clue leads Morgan to believe that they are after someone connected to the man who molested him as a child.

19: Pay It Forward - Aired: 2013-04-10

When a time capsule in a small Colorado town is opened twenty-five years later and contains a gruesome discovery, the BAU investigates the crime and find a possible link to the death of a local police officer.

20: Alchemy - Aired: 2013-05-01

The BAU travel to Rapid City after two male victims are discovered murdered in a ritualistic manner. Also, Reid continues to grieve over Maeve’s death.

21: Nanny Dearest - Aired: 2013-05-08

The BAU travels to Los Angeles looking for an UnSub who is kidnapping nannies and the children they care for on the same day each year.

22: Number Six - Aired: 2013-05-15

The BAU goes to Detroit to track an UnSub with a rapidly changing MO. Also, Blake's husband returns from overseas with a life-changing career proposition for her.

23: Brothers Hotchner (1) - Aired: 2013-05-22

The Replicator zeroes in on the BAU when the killer targets one of the team as the next victim. Also, the BAU is called in to investigate a string of deaths in Manhattan tied to apparent ecstasy overdoses, and Hotch discovers that his estranged brother, Sean, is caught in the middle.

24: The Replicator (2) - Aired: 2013-05-22

The Replicator zeroes in on the BAU when the killer targets one of the team as the next victim. Also, the BAU is called in to investigate a string of deaths in Manhattan tied to apparent ecstasy overdoses, and Hotch discovers that his estranged brother, Sean, is caught in the middle.

Season 9 (24 Episodes)

1: The Inspiration (1) - Aired: 2013-09-25

The hunt for a methodical killer takes the BAU to Arizona to search for an increasingly devolving unsub, and the team speculates that Hotch is in the running to be the new BAU Section Chief following the death of Erin Strauss.

2: The Inspired (2) - Aired: 2013-10-02

As the BAU zeroes in on the suspect of the ritualistic killings they've been investigating in Arizona, a bizarre connection within the unsub's family could lead them to finally nab the suspect.

3: Final Shot - Aired: 2013-10-09

When a sniper strikes Dallas, the BAU investigates whether the upcoming anniversary of the Kennedy assassination is a motivating factor or if something else is driving the unsub.

4: To Bear Witness - Aired: 2013-10-16

The BAU meets their new section chief, Mateo Cruz, who, unbeknownst to them, shares a long work history with JJ. Cruz joins the team as they comb the streets of Baltimore for an unsub who leaves victims unable to communicate.

5: Route 66 - Aired: 2013-10-23

During the BAU's initial briefing for their latest case, Hotch collapses. He is rushed to the hospital suffering from complications resulting from his near fatal stabbing by George Foyet aka The Reaper. Meanwhile, the rest of the team, while concerned for his life, are urged by Rossi to go to Wichita, Kansas to work on that case of sixteen year old Samantha Wilcox who was abducted by her ex-con father, Eddie Lee Wilcox. In the process, Eddie severely beat Samantha's boyfriend. Eddie had not been in contact with his ex-wife, Samantha's mother Melody Grimes, in quite some time, she who moved with Samantha to Wichita to get away from him. In reviewing evidence, the team believes Samantha may not have plotted with her father, but was a willing participant in their getaway. She is probably unaware however of her father's most recent past, which looks to include armed robbery, mob connections and murder, from which he is probably running. They're afraid that Samantha may not survive if Eddie is pushed into a corner. Back at the hospital, Hotch is in surgery, during which time he encounters Haley and Foyet together in his thoughts, which may determine his fate on the operating table.

6: In The Blood - Aired: 2013-10-30

The BAU are called to Utah to investigate the murder of a women who died by being buried under stones. All while Penelope plans a Day of the Dead party.

7: Gatekeeper - Aired: 2013-11-06

Though Rossi is sad because his favorite bar is closing, the team goes to Boston to solve a series of strangulations.

8: The Return - Aired: 2013-11-13

When teenagers who were reported missing are suspected of a series of mass murders in Chicago, the BAU investigates their whereabouts to find a motive for the crimes. Also, Morgan has conflicting feelings when his girlfriend takes her job at a hospital as seriously as he takes his.

9: Strange Fruit - Aired: 2013-11-20

When skeletons are discovered in the backyard of a home in Virginia, family secrets and past racial divisions are brought to light.

10: The Caller - Aired: 2013-11-27

When a young boy goes missing from his home in St. Louis, the BAU reinvestigates a similar cold case to search for the UnSub.

11: Bully - Aired: 2013-12-11

When the BAU is called to Kansas City to investigate a series of murders, a tense reunion ensues between Blake and her father, a retired police captain, and her brother, a detective, who must work together to help solve the crime.

12: The Black Queen - Aired: 2014-01-15

A murder investigation leads to Garcia delving into her hacker past -- and reconnecting with her former love.

13: The Road Home - Aired: 2014-01-22

As the team searches for a vigilante killer in Cleveland, Rossi's former Marine sergeant goes missing in Los Angeles; J.J.'s secret catches up with her.

14: 200 - Aired: 2014-02-05

When JJ is kidnapped, the BAU delves into her time at the State Department to find clues to her disappearance and uncover a secret mission that now puts her life in danger. To help with their search for JJ, the team calls upon Prentiss to help in the crisis

15: Mr. & Mrs. Anderson - Aired: 2014-02-19

The BAU travels to Pittsburgh on the hunt for a pair of suspects that appear to be working together as a team; Garcia and Morgan reveal their Valentine's Day plans for their respective significant others to each other.

16: Gabby - Aired: 2014-02-26

When a 4-year-old girl goes missing while staying with a relative in Mississippi, the BAU uncovers some startling truths as the team races to find the child and bring her to safety.

17: Persuasion - Aired: 2014-03-05

The BAU must determine the true cause and motive when several drowned people are discovered in the Las Vegas desert.

18: Rabid - Aired: 2014-03-12

When three bodies are found with animal and human bite marks in a shallow grave near Milwaukee, the BAU has puzzling questions to answer. Meanwhile, Reid and Garcia work out for a company fitness test, but try to hide their preparation from Morgan.

19: The Edge of Winter - Aired: 2014-03-19

Morgan's visit with a survivor of unusual stabbings in upstate New York leads to more questions about the case.

20: Blood Relations - Aired: 2014-04-02

Two murder victims are found in a West Virginia backwoods community. The investigation reveals that the homicides may be linked to a long-simmering feud between two families.

21: What Happens in Mecklinburg ... - Aired: 2014-04-09

The team searches for a commonality when a series of target abductions take place; Savannah is frustrated with Morgan's traveling.

22: Fatal - Aired: 2014-04-30

Victims of arsenic poisoning are found in Long Beach. The investigation reveals that the killer has a fascination with Greek mythology, based on handwritten death threats to the deceased and other mysterious clues. Meanwhile, Hotch becomes concerned about participating in Jack's third-grade career day.

23: Angels (1) - Aired: 2014-05-07

When prostitutes are murdered in Texas, their deaths seem to have religious overtones; members of the team are put at risk throughout the course of the investigation.

24: Demons (2) - Aired: 2014-05-14

The investigation in Texas reveals a deep web of corruption; Garcia must save a friend.

Season 10 (23 Episodes)

1: X - Aired: 2014-10-01

The BAU team investigates a series of murders in Bakersfield, Ca, which have left the victims unidentifiable. New agent Kate Callahan joins the BAU fold, and assists in the effort to solve the cases.

2: Burn - Aired: 2014-10-08

A series of abductions and murders in Seattle send the BAU seeking an UnSub who was abused in the past and is out for revenge. Garcia heads to Texas to confront the man she shot while defending Reid and herself, as he waits on death row.

3: A Thousand Suns - Aired: 2014-10-15

When a passenger jet crashes in Colorado, the BAU team is called to build a profile around the suspicious circumstances. The case hits close to home for Kate, who is reminded of a family tragedy.

4: The Itch - Aired: 2014-10-22

The investigation into a series of mysterious deaths in Atlanta reveals the murders were likely committed by an UnSub with an obsessive skin disorder.

5: Boxed In - Aired: 2014-10-29

When a young boy who went missing in San Diego on Halloween suddenly reappears one year later, the BAU must work fast when another trick-or-treater disappears under similar circumstances.

6: If the Shoe Fits - Aired: 2014-11-05

The BAU is stumped to find the common denominator among male victims in Montana, making in difficult to profile the UnSub. JJ confronts her feelings about her sister's tragic death.

7: Hashtag - Aired: 2014-11-12

When victims with large social media followings are found dead in Maryland, the BAU searches for an UnSub taking on the persona of an Internet urban legend. Morgan and Savannah struggle to find quality time for each other with their busy careers.

8: The Boys of Sudworth Place - Aired: 2014-11-19

When a prominent attorney goes missing in Boston, the BAU unearths secrets in his past which could point to the reasons for his disappearance.

9: Fate - Aired: 2014-11-26

The BAU investigates random murders in northern Virginia and searches for a conflicted UnSub who has an uncontrollable urge to kill but is also filled with remorse. Rossi receives a visit from a woman who could hold a secret from his past.

10: Amelia Porter - Aired: 2014-12-10

When the BAU is called to Salt Lake City Utah to investigate a triple homicide, the search for a connection among the victims could lead them to a fugitive who could have ties to the UnSub.

11: The Forever People - Aired: 2015-01-14

When frozen bodies are found in Nevada floating in water, the BAU’s investigation leads them to suspect that the victims were part of a cult that could be behind the deaths. Also, JJ confronts old demons from her abduction and torture last year.

12: Anonymous - Aired: 2015-01-21

The BAU searches Tallahassee for a serial killer who calls the authorities to report the crimes prior to committing murder. Also, as Rossi prepares for a weekend visit with his daughter, Joy, he receives startling news about the death of a comrade in Vietnam.

13: Nelson's Sparrow - Aired: 2015-01-28

The BAU revisits its origins when they look at one of Rossi and Gideon’s old cases to track a killer that got away.

14: Hero Worship - Aired: 2015-02-04

When an Indianapolis coffee shop is blown up and a hero emerges from the wreckage, the BAU tries to protect that person and his family while searching for the UnSub before more incidents occur.

15: Scream - Aired: 2015-02-11

Victims in California have the BAU searching for an UnSub who may have witnessed abuse as a child. Meanwhile, Kate shows parental concern when her niece, Meg, makes a date with a friend to meet a boy they met online.

16: Lockdown - Aired: 2015-03-04

When two guards at a privatized maximum security prison in Texas are murdered, the BAU suspects that more than one UnSub within the prison could be at work.

17: Breath Play - Aired: 2015-03-11

The BAU is called to Wisconsin in search of a serial killer, and the team looks for a connection among the victims for clues to the UnSub. Also, Kate has trouble dealing with her niece, Meg, when she begins acting out.

18: Rock Creek Park - Aired: 2015-03-25

When the wife of an up-and-coming congressman disappears, the BAU investigates his political enemies as possible suspects.

19: Beyond Borders - Aired: 2015-04-08

When a family of four is abducted while on vacation in Barbados, the BAU is called to assist Unit Chief Jack Garrett and his International Unit on their investigation. Garrett and his unit, the FBI's top division for handling cases involving Americans abroad, work jointly with Hotch and his team when they discover that this case matches one the BAU investigated last year in Florida.

20: A Place at the Table - Aired: 2015-04-15

When a Maryland family is found murdered at their dining room table, the team tracks down other family members and friends to uncover secrets that may have led to it. Also, Hotch must try to make peace with his father-in-law, Roy, after discovering he’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.

21: Mr. Scratch - Aired: 2015-04-22

When three people implicated in murders claim they were attacked by a “clawed shadow monster” at the moment each crime occurred, the BAU searches for an UnSub who is controlling their minds. Also, the search for the culprit puts one of the team in jeopardy.

22: Protection - Aired: 2015-04-29

When shooting victims are found in the Los Angeles area with possible links to criminal activity, the BAU searches for a vigilante UnSub.

23: The Hunt - Aired: 2015-05-06

When Kate's niece and her best friend Markayla are kidnapped, the BAU suspects an online predator engaged in sex trafficking who poses as a teenage boy.

Season 11 (22 Episodes)

1: The Job - Aired: 2015-09-30

The BAU is interviewing different candidates to join their ranks in the wake of Kate’s departure, including a forensic psychologist, Dr. Tara Lewis, who is eager to assist their efforts. Also, the BAU hunts for a serial killer who leaves behind distinctive evidence that points to someone intent on revenge.

2: The Witness - Aired: 2015-10-07

When a Los Angeles bus is attacked with sarin gas, the BAU must act quickly to find the suspect before a larger-scale incident occurs.

3: 'Til Death Do Us Part - Aired: 2015-10-14

When brides-to-be in Savannah are killed on the eve of their nuptials, the BAU suspects a jilted UnSub is at work.

4: Outlaw - Aired: 2015-10-21

When three restaurant workers are killed in a robbery/homicide in Las Vegas, N.M., the BAU looks at a cold case that happened in the town six years ago for leads.

5: The Night Watch - Aired: 2015-10-28

When the BAU investigates incidents of bodies being incorporated into macabre graffiti art in Detroit, they suspect an elusive-yet-notorious street artist could be the UnSub. Also, Dr. Lewis struggles to balance her relationship with her fiancé and her work.

6: Pariahville - Aired: 2015-11-04

When a woman is murdered in a small town in Florida inhabited entirely by sex offenders, the BAU faces a community full of suspects. Also, Lewis receives a career opportunity that may take her away from the BAU.

7: Target Rich - Aired: 2015-11-11

The BAU helps Rossi’s journalist daughter, Joy, investigate the disappearance of a college student. Also, the team is alarmed when Giuseppe Montolo dies in prison after he warns Morgan about the “Dirty Dozen,” an underground group of hitmen, and JJ returns from maternity leave.

8: Awake - Aired: 2015-11-18

Victims are kidnapped in Phoenix and forced to endure sleep deprivation. Meanwhile, JJ copes with exhaustion from juggling work and caring for her newborn son; and Hotch and Garcia deal with threats from the "Dirty Dozen," an underground hit man group.

9: Internal Affairs - Aired: 2015-12-02

After two undercover DEA agents are murdered and a third goes missing, the BAU joins the NSA to investigate whether an underground Internet drug syndicate is involved. Also, Hotch hopes the team’s work with the NSA brings them closer to finding the “Dirty Dozen” hitmen ring.

10: Future Perfect - Aired: 2015-12-09

The BAU searches for an UnSub who may be fascinated with medical experimentation.

11: Entropy - Aired: 2016-01-13

The BAU implements an elaborate strategy to try and take down the “Dirty Dozen” hitmen ring, with Reid playing a central role.

12: Drive - Aired: 2016-01-20

When bodies are discovered in public places throughout Boston, the BAU investigates whether a taxi or ride-share service the victims used before their deaths could lead the team to the UnSub.

13: The Bond - Aired: 2016-01-27

The BAU searches for a motive and an UnSub when victims are found in truck stop restrooms along highways throughout the South.

14: Hostage - Aired: 2016-02-10

When an 18-year-old girl escapes from a suburban home where she was held captive for years with two other women, the BAU searches for the Unsub who kidnapped them.

15: A Badge and a Gun - Aired: 2016-02-24

Women are found dead inside their own homes throughout L.A. The BAU searches security footage for an UnSub who was invited into each victim's home.

16: Derek - Aired: 2016-03-02

When Morgan is abducted, the BAU scrambles to find him and save his life.

17: The Sandman - Aired: 2016-03-16

The BAU heads to Wichita in search of an UnSub abducting children while their parents sleep. Also, Morgan tries to find who was responsible for his attack.

18: A Beautiful Disaster - Aired: 2016-03-23

When an UnSub targets the BAU, and the team goes into action to find out who is responsible.

19: Tribute - Aired: 2016-03-30

When former team member Prentiss tracks an international serial killer, she enlists the help of the BAU when she believes the UnSub's next victim will be on American soil.

20: Inner Beauty - Aired: 2016-04-13

The BAU searches for an UnSub who is purposely disfiguring victims. Also, Rossi has an awkward reunion with his ex-wife, Hayden Montgomery, who kept his daughter, Joy, a secret from him for nearly 30 years.

21: Devil's Backbone - Aired: 2016-04-20

When guards at a Virginia prison intercept a package with evidence relating to the kidnapping of two boys several years ago, the BAU questions a notorious serial killer who may have information on the boys’ whereabouts.

22: The Storm - Aired: 2016-05-04

The BAU is shocked when Hotch is apprehended by a SWAT team and suspected of conspiracy, and as the team scrambles to prove his innocence, they suspect a larger plot is on the horizon.

Season 12 (22 Episodes)

1: The Crimson King - Aired: 2016-09-28

Agent Luke Alvez (Adam Rodriguez) joins the BAU team, which is tasked with capturing a killer who escaped prison with 13 other convicts at the end of last season.

2: Sick Day - Aired: 2016-10-05

When JJ arrives home shaken after a rough case, she breaks down and tells her husband about the abduction of two children.

3: Taboo - Aired: 2016-10-12

The BAU welcomes back Emily Prentiss as they are called upon to investigate the disappearance of three women

4: Keeper - Aired: 2016-10-26

The BAU team searches for a serial killer along the Appalachian Trail in rural Virginia.

5: The Anti-Terror Squad - Aired: 2016-11-09

The BAU investigates if bullying may be the link between two high school students who are the sole survivors after both of their families are killed.

6: Elliott's Pond - Aired: 2016-11-16

When three children disappear while riding their bikes on the same path as a similar unsolved disappearance 30 years ago, the BAU team comes in to investigate.

7: Mirror Image - Aired: 2016-11-30

The BAU team opens an investigation when a man who fully believes he’s Dr. Tara Lewis’ brother arrives in town, knowing everything about her and her family, and she is unable to make contact with her real sibling.

8: Scarecrow - Aired: 2016-12-07

The team heads to Yakima, Washington when the remains of a dozen people are found along a creek bed.

9: Profiling 202 - Aired: 2017-01-04

While Rossi conducts a profiling course on his birthday, he receives a call from his nemesis Tommy Yates, who discloses the location of his latest victim.

10: Seek and Destroy - Aired: 2017-01-11

BAU team investigates a series of home invasions in upscale neighborhoods in San Diego involving casualties.

11: Surface Tension - Aired: 2017-02-01

Reid has returned from Houston, where he was visiting his mother who is in a new facility on an experimental drug program. He is called back home from the office while the rest of the team heads off on their next case. It isn't until the team is in the air that they learn that Diana is no longer in the Houston facility, but that she is now living with Reid, as the trial drug was not having the intended effect.

12: A Good Husband - Aired: 2017-02-08

The BAU team is called in to investigate when male victims are found with no way to identify them.

13: Spencer - Aired: 2017-02-15

When a BAU member gets in trouble in Mexico, the team enlists the services of the International Response Team for their help.

14: Collision Course - Aired: 2017-02-22

The BAU investigates the cause of several fatal car crashes involving drivers and pedestrians. Also, Reid gets bad news.

15: Alpha Male - Aired: 2017-03-01

The BAU investigates when several young men and women are victims of disfiguring acid attacks. Also, Dr. Reid begins to settle into his new surroundings.

16: Assistance Is Futile - Aired: 2017-03-15

When three women in New York City are found dead with several bones broken, the BAU works with a single mother (Tatum O'Neal) who believes that her son is behind the heinous crimes. Meanwhile, Reid faces a difficult decision after a fellow inmate is threatened.

17: In the Dark - Aired: 2017-03-22

When two drastically different murder sprees are committed in Burlington, Vermont, the BAU concludes that a serial killer suffering from sleepwalking is responsible for both crimes. Meanwhile, Alvez presents Shaw with a shocking ultimatum after Reid is assaulted in prison.

18: Hell's Kitchen - Aired: 2017-03-29

The BAU investigates an urban vampire who kidnaps his victims at night and holds them underground in the sewer system; Reid makes a difficult decision in prison.

19: True North - Aired: 2017-04-05

Three victims are found tied to stakes in the Arizona desert.

20: Unforgettable - Aired: 2017-04-26

An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU who returns to help the team solve new cases.

21: Green Light - Aired: 2017-05-03

When Reid fears his mother has been abducted, he asks the BAU to investigate while he's stuck in prison.

22: Red Light - Aired: 2017-05-10

Derek Morgan brings the BAU a lead in the case against serial killer and escaped convict Mr. Scratch.

Season 13 (22 Episodes)

1: Wheels Up - Aired: 2017-09-27

The BAU team has a tighter than normal deadline to reach South Dakota, the last known whereabouts of Mr. Scratch. They must leave Quantico in 10 minutes. Emily Prentiss delivers the titular line for this episode: "Wheels up in 10." However, they run into trouble because the brainy supervillian has figured out how to keep the wheels of their Gulfstream jet from engaging. Will they survive a crash landing in the Badlands?

2: To a Better Place - Aired: 2017-10-04

The BAU investigates three similar crimes in which victims' remains are discovered in old suitcases.

3: Blue Angel - Aired: 2017-10-11

When successful businessmen in Detroit are targeted by an anger-driven power-assertive Unsub, the BAU is called in to investigate.

4: Killer App - Aired: 2017-10-18

The BAU investigates a workplace shooting committed by a state-of-the-art drone in Silicon Valley.

5: Lucky Strikes - Aired: 2017-10-25

Morgan lends emotional support to Garcia when she experiences anxiety over a case that is personal to her from her past.

6: The Bunker - Aired: 2017-11-08

Several women go missing in Virginia and the BAU must figure out what they all have in common in order to find them.

7: Dust and Bones - Aired: 2017-11-15

The BAU searches for an unsub in Austin, Texas, who is targeting prominent members of the community.

8: Neon Terror - Aired: 2017-11-22

When an UnSub in Miami sensationalizes his crimes by giving the local media exclusive footage, the BAU is called in to investigate.

9: False Flag - Aired: 2017-12-06

When two members of a conspiracy group in Roswell, N.M., perish in quick succession, the BAU is called to investigate.

10: Submerged - Aired: 2018-01-03

When a series of backyard pool homicides are reported in California, the BAU team searches for an UnSub with a puzzling past.

11: Full-Tilt Boogie - Aired: 2018-01-10

The BAU team’s investigation into the home invasion and attempted homicide of a police chief’s wife uncovers a world of secrets in a small town in Virginia.

12: Bad Moon on the Rise - Aired: 2018-01-17

The BAU is called to New York when several casualties of a brutal nature are reported in Central Park.

13: Cure - Aired: 2018-01-24

The BAU is called to investigate a series of D.C. homicides where cryptic messages are found inside the mouths of each victim.

14: Miasma - Aired: 2018-01-31

The BAU is called when the New Orleans P.D. discovers a mass grave inside a vandalized above-ground crypt in a local cemetery.

15: Annihilator - Aired: 2018-03-07

The FBI's assistant director of national security, Linda Barnes, joins the BAU as they investigate a quadruple homicide of a group of roommates in St. Louis.

16: Last Gasp - Aired: 2018-03-14

Away from the watchful eye of the FBI's assistant director of national security, Linda Barnes, the BAU meets in secret to investigate an UnSub who appears to be kidnapping and photographing young women.

17: The Capilanos - Aired: 2018-03-21

The BAU is called to Oklahoma to investigate a murderous clown terrorizing the sleepy town of Guymon.

18: The Dance of Love - Aired: 2018-03-28

The BAU travels to Chicago to investigate an unsub who leaves red roses on each victim. Also, Rossi gets an unexpected visit from his ex-wife, Krystall Richards.

19: Ex Parte - Aired: 2018-04-04

The BAU takes charge of a hostage situation at a law firm in D.C., where Matt Simmons’ wife, Kristy works.

20: All You Can Eat - Aired: 2018-04-11

The BAU is called to investigate a series of deaths in Virginia suspected by the Center for Disease Control to be caused by bio-terrorism; Garcia visits her stepbrother to take care of a family issue.

21: Mixed Signals - Aired: 2018-04-18

The BAU is called to Taos, N.M. to investigate an UnSub who is targeting his victims' temporal lobes.

22: Believer - Aired: 2018-04-18

When Reid discovers former FBI Special Agent Owen Quinn locked inside a storage unit, the BAU questions the credibility of Quinn's bizarre accounts of searching for an UnSub that he named "The Strangler".

Season 14 (15 Episodes)

1: 300 - Aired: 2018-10-03

When Reid and Garcia are abducted by Benjamin Merva, it's up to the rest of the team to find them. The BAU finds surprising clues in their own history to solve why the two heroes have been targeted by a mass murderer. It's a race to save them before a Believer's prophecy is fulfilled.

2: Starter Home - Aired: 2018-10-10

When the mummified remains of numerous victims are found in the walls of an elderly couple's remote South Carolina home, Rossi, JJ and Simmons are dispatched to track down a trail of clues that date back over 20 years. The hunt becomes urgent after BAU learns the killer has a specific ritual of when to strike, and like clockwork another person goes missing. Rossi reconnects with his ex-wife.

3: Rule 34 - Aired: 2018-10-17

The BAU must determine what connects six people that each received a mysterious package in order to identify the Unsub. Simmons and his wife deal with their son's suspension from school.

4: Innocence - Aired: 2018-10-24

The BAU steps in to help local law enforcement isolate a prime suspect for a ritualistic murder in Tallahassee, Fla., and soon after a second person who is related to the first victim is killed under similar circumstances. Prentiss is concerned about Garcia’s behavior in the aftermath of her abduction and has an idea of how to help with the healing process.

5: The Tall Man - Aired: 2018-10-31

The BAU investigates a spooky local ghost story of the 'Tall Man' and the clues it provides when two people go missing in the woods of East Allegheny’s Dead Man’s Conservatory, and a third mysteriously surfaces the following day with limited details as to what happened to her friends. To assist with the case, JJ reluctantly returns to her hometown, triggering emotional flashbacks to age 11 and her older sister’s tragic death.

6: Luke - Aired: 2018-11-07

The BAU heads to Bethesda, Md., to investigate four murders in the span of three days along the eastern seaboard. The crimes become personal for Alvez, when the team discovers there are ties to his time spent five years ago working alongside the DEA and the Mexican police force in pursuit of the most notorious hitman in Mexico. Alvez and his girlfriend decide to move in together.

7: Twenty Seven - Aired: 2018-11-14

The BAU races to capture the vigilantes behind a series of attacks taking place every 27 minutes in the nation’s capital. Prentiss and Unit Chief Andrew Mendoza lead the effort to identify the Unsubs and what’s motivating them.

8: Ashley - Aired: 2018-11-21

The BAU investigates a double homicide and kidnapping in New Hampshire. Rossi's plans to elevate his relationship with Krystall don't go as planned.

9: Broken Wing - Aired: 2018-12-05

A professor from Lewis’ past tips off the BAU to an alarming number of overdose deaths of patients who just completed rehab.

10: Flesh and Blood - Aired: 2018-12-12

Prentiss faces her past when the BAU is sent to investigate the murders of prominent businessmen, all of whom are missing their hearts. Also, Prentiss plans a romantic first date with Mendoza, but the evening is cut short by an urgent call from Rossi.

11: Night Lights - Aired: 2019-01-02

The BAU team heads to Portland, Ore., to investigate a chilling abduction that may be linked to a local couple killed in their home a week earlier.

12: Hamelin - Aired: 2019-01-09

Prentiss and the team fly to Iowa to investigate the disappearance of three 10-year-old children who appear to have been abducted from their homes in the middle of the night, with surveillance video from a neighborhood park as their only lead to finding the children’s whereabouts.

13: Chameleon - Aired: 2019-01-23

Rossi questions his actions in the aftermath of a near-death struggle with a serial killer who appears to have outsmarted the BAU.

14: Sick and Evil - Aired: 2019-01-30

The BAU investigates a string of murders taking place in supposedly haunted houses in Lewiston, Maine.

15: Truth or Dare - Aired: 2019-02-06

Wedding bells are ringing as Rossi prepares to marry Krystall. But first, the BAU team travels to Los Angeles to investigate a series of fatal shootings in broad daylight following car accidents.

Season 15 (10 Episodes)

1: Under the Skin - Aired: 2020-01-08

The BAU team investigates an UnSub with striking similarities to Rossi’s latest obsession, “The Chameleon,” a.k.a. Everett Lynch, who nearly killed him and then disappeared.

2: Awakenings - Aired: 2020-01-08

With a member of the BAU in the hospital, the team searches for Everett Lynch, and his daughter, Grace. Also, Spencer has a meaningful visit with his mother, Diana Reid, while she’s experiencing a period of lucidity.

3: Spectator Slowing - Aired: 2020-01-15

The BAU team investigates a series of seemingly random fatal explosions throughout Kentucky and Tennessee

4: Saturday - Aired: 2020-01-22

The members of the BAU enjoy a Saturday off in vastly different ways. While Rossi and Prentiss help Simmons assemble a new crib, Garcia leads a hacking competition, and Dr. Reid strikes up a conversation with a woman named Maxine.

5: Ghost - Aired: 2020-01-29

Following a series of fatal shootings, the BAU team travels to Des Plaines, Ill. to investigate what appears to be a copycat serial killer. Their efforts are thrown off track when members of the BAU are targeted

6: Date Night - Aired: 2020-02-05

After a father and daughter get kidnapped, a former foe of the BAU returns with very specific demands for Dr. Reid that give a whole new meaning to the phrase “wheels up,

7: Rusty - Aired: 2020-02-05

When the BAU team travels to Denver to investigate several murders, Prentiss is forced to evaluate her relationship with Special Agent Andrew Mendoza.

8: Family Tree - Aired: 2020-02-12

Prentiss and J.J. are faced with important decisions to make about their futures as the BAU travels to Beaumont, Texas to investigate a series of murdered businessmen.

9: Face Off (1) - Aired: 2020-02-19

It has been a year since Rossi nearly died at the hands of Everett Lynch, a.k.a. “The Chameleon,” and he has developed some new theories, with inspiration from his former partner, Jason Gideon. The BAU team sets out on an epic hunt to capture Lynch.

10: And In the End (2) - Aired: 2020-02-19

Following an explosive face-to-face encounter with Everett Lynch, a.k.a. “The Chameleon,” Dr. Reid suffers from a brain injury and, while experiencing hallucinations, is visited by ghosts from his past. Also, the BAU makes a shocking discovery about Lynch that affects Rossi personally, and the entire BAU team comes together to celebrate Rossi’s retirement.