Criminal Minds

Season 5 Episode 19

A Rite of Passage

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Apr 14, 2010 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • Morgan says he played strong safety in college. However, in episode "Profiler, Profiled," it was stated that Morgan was a quarterback in college and he stopped playing after he hurt his knee.

    • Sheriff Ruiz says St. Jude is the patron saint of police officers. However, St. Michael the Archangel is actually the patron saint of police officers. St. Jude is the patron saint of impossible causes.

  • Quotes

    • Sheriff Ruiz: (after Garcia finds three possible illegal safe houses in seconds) If you're looking for a gift to get me, one of her would be greatly appreciated.
      Rossi: We're pretty sure they broke the mold.

    • Hotchner: Try not to shoot that in the car.
      Rossi: You mean try not to deafen you?

    • Prentiss: Hey, where's Hotch?
      JJ: Budget meeting.
      Morgan: Maybe he'll get us a raise.
      Rossi: They're cutting, not raising. I just hope they don't take the coffee.
      Reid: I'd quit.
      Rossi: Oh, yeah. That'll save 'em, like, 50 bucks a week.

    • Hotchner: "Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose." Helen Keller

    • Prentiss:: "A lion's work hours are only when he's hungry. Once he's satisfied, the predator and prey lie peacefully together." Chuck Jones

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