Penelope must ask her fellow hacker ex-boyfriend to help her and the team solve a case in San Jose.
A rash of murders in Kansas City sends the team there to create a profile of the murderer. Meanwhile, Blake suffers a difficult homecoming as she works with her father and brother to close the case.moreless
The team goes to St. Louis to help profile the abductor of a boy. The case widens, however, when similarities are found between the current case and a cold case.
A burial site found at a house in Virginia challenges the team to profile a case with ties to segregation.
The team travels to Chicago to profile mass murderers believed to be missing teenagers. Elsewhere, Morgan is ambivalent once he realizes his girlfriend's job is as demanding as his own.
Strangulations in Boston sends the BAU to the city to identify a murderer who keeps trophies from his victims. Meanwhile, the team helps Rossi mourn the loss of his favorite bar.
The BAU are called to Utah to investigate ritualistic murders and Penelope plans a Day of the Dead party.
Hotch's stab injury makes him have visions of Hayley and Foyet; meanwhile the BAU looks for a missing teenager.
The BAU meets the new Section Chief and are in pursuit of an UnSub in Baltimore.
The anniversary of The Kennedy Assassination might be a motivator for an UnSub who is striking Dallas.
Still in Arizona, the BAU make a familiar connection that could lead them to their prime murder suspect.
The BAU goes to Arizona to catch a delusional UnSub who thinks that women are out to get him.
When a number of ecstasy overdoses in Manhattan show a pattern, the team travels to the city for the profile. Hotchner is surprised, however, when the investigation reveals his long estranged brother is somehow involved.moreless
The Replicator reveals himself when he targets someone at the FBI, and the race is on to catch him before he can strike again.
The team must stay fluid with an unsub who changes his pattern with each strike made in Detroit. Elsewhere, Blake faces a big decision when her husband returns to her life with a major career plan for her.moreless
A kidnapper who annually targets nannies and the children they mind sends the team to Los Angeles to profile the unsub.
The murder of two men in Rapid City, South Dakota, means a trip to the Black Hills for the team. Their profile is confounded by the ritualistic manner of the kills, though, and difficulty narrowing down a trigger from different environmental causes in the area. Meanwhile, Reid presses on with his duties while still coping with Maeve's death.moreless
A Colorado town celebrates the quarter-century anniversary of its time capsule by opening it. The macabre contents, however, occasion a call to the BAU, rather than a pleasant trip down memory lane.
Middle-aged men are being targeted in Morgan's old neighborhood in Chicago. A lead makes Morgan believe the BAU is after someone associated with Carl Buford, the man who molested Derek as a child.moreless
People who detailed personal milestones and intimate details of their lives on social media sites and blogs end up dead, leaving the BAU a whole digital world to profile. Back in D.C., Garcia's attraction to someone new sparks Kevin's jealousy.moreless
The Replicator makes his first mistake, and the team moves quickly to Philadelphia—where the victims are—to take advantage of their stalker's lapse.
A case where victims have had their watches set to the wrong time sends the team to Austin, Texas. Elsewhere, the team's stalker slowly closes in on his victims.
The BAU profiles an author whose daughters disappear on the same date his wife did a year ago.
Spencer tries to cope with a personal loss; meanwhile, the rest of the BAU head to San Francisco to investigate victims found in the Mission District.
When her stalker kidnaps Spencer's girlfriend, the BAU works together to find her before time runs out. But first, Spencer must come clean to the team about their relationship.
The team travels south to profile a quickly cycling killer whose signature matches a 30-year-old case. Meanwhile, someone analyzes data that reveals another killer is copying the BAU's closed cases.
Ritualistic markings on male victim's bodies mean a special profile for the unit. Elsewhere, the possibility of meeting his mystery caller makes Reid nervous.
The BAU is puzzled when a well-known motivational speaker disappears. He was, after all, their preferred UnSub in the murder of one of the participants in a recent conference he gave in Seattle. Now they must look elsewhere. Back at Quantico, Penelope tries to understand why Morgan won't go to a dinner for an old family friend.moreless
The BAU team races against time to track down a missing school bus full of children outside of Washington, D.C.
The BAU travels to California when burned bodies of homeless people begin to show up by the famous Santa Monica Pier, and Rossi reconnects with his former Marine sergeant.