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    • Revelations
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      2/7/07
      8.9
      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.moreless
    • Sex, Birth, Death
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      11/29/06
      8.9
      The BAU is called to investigate a series of murders of prostitutes in the nation's capital and suspects a teenager 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 SSA Hotchner calls a press conference to discuss it.moreless
    • The Fisher King (2)
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      9/20/06
      8.9
      The team continues to decipher 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 BAU investigation. Reid stays behind to work on a personal connection that could solve the case as one member of the team fights for life.moreless
    • To a Better Place
      Season 13 - Episode 2
      10/4/17
      8.7

      The team investigates three crimes with a similar blueprint: each victim's remains are packed into an old suitcase.

    • Red Light
      Season 12 - Episode 22
      5/10/17
      8.6
      Season 12 ends with Derek Morgan returning and bringing the BAU a lead in a case against serial killer and escaped convict Mr. Scratch. Meanwhile, Reid faces an old nemesis.
    • The Bunker
      Season 13 - Episode 6
      11/8/17
      8.6

      The team tries to determine similarities between multiple women who have gone missing, hoping that it will help them locate their abductor.

    • Entropy
      Season 11 - Episode 11
      1/13/16
      8.6
      The BAU implements an elaborate strategy to take down the "Dirty Dozen" hit men ring, with Reid playing a central role.
    • Wheels Up
      Season 13 - Episode 1
      9/27/17
      8.5
      Season 13 begins with Agent Matt Simmons, an ex-Delta soldier and former International Response Team member, joining the BAU in a race to take down Mr. Scratch and save one of their own in the process.
    • Dust and Bones
      Season 13 - Episode 7
      11/15/17
      8.5

      The team is sent to Austin, Texas to try and find a person is hunting down highly respected members of the community.

    • Mosley Lane
      Season 5 - Episode 16
      3/3/10
      8.4
      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.
    • A Beautiful Disaster
      Season 11 - Episode 18
      3/23/16
      8.4

      The team must act fast to find out who is targeting the BAU.

    • Bad Moon on the Rise
      Season 13 - Episode 13
      1/17/18
      8.4

      The team heads to New York where a number of brutal casualties have been reported and they discover that their UnSub believes that he's a werewolf.

    • The Job
      Season 11 - Episode 1
      9/30/15
      8.3

      The team hunts a hit man who is murdering his former clients. Meanwhile, Hotchner needs to fill a profiler position and interviews several candidates.

    • Killer App
      Season 13 - Episode 4
      10/18/17
      8.3
      The BAU investigates a workplace shooting committed by a state-of-the-art drone in Silicon Valley.
    • Blue Angel
      Season 13 - Episode 3
      10/11/17
      8.3

      The team travels to Detroit after an unsub targets successful businessmen.

    • Lucky Strikes
      Season 13 - Episode 5
      10/25/17
      8.3

      Morgan returns to give Garcia some comfort when a current case the team is working on brings back horrible memories of a case from her past.

    • The Uncanny Valley
      Season 5 - Episode 12
      1/13/10
      8.2
      The BAU is called to Atlantic City to profile a suspect with an unusual personal obsession who is abducting and killing a certain type of woman.
    • Derailed
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      11/23/05
      8.1

      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.

    • L.D.S.K.
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      11/2/05
      8.1
      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.
    • Amplification
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      5/13/09
      8.1
      The BAU responds quickly after a serial killer releases a new strain of a deadly anthrax virus in Annapolis that threatens the public and puts a member of the team at risk.
    • Green Light
      Season 12 - Episode 21
      5/3/17
      8.1
      When Reid fears his mother has been abducted, he asks the BAU to investigate while he is stuck in prison.
    • The Storm
      Season 11 - Episode 22
      5/4/16
      8.1
      Season 11 ends with Hotch being apprehended by a SWAT team for suspicion of conspiracy. The BAU members scramble to prove his innocence and suspect a larger plot is on the horizon.
    • Somebody's Watching
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      3/29/06
      8.1
      Reid finds himself in danger when he falls for a starlet in Los Angeles whose stalker has turned into a killer.
    • The Instincts
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      11/5/08
      8.1
      When a young boy is kidnapped in Las Vegas, Reid begins to have dreams that force him recall forgotten memories from his childhood as he investigates the case.
    • Conflicted
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      4/8/09
      8.1
      The BAU is called to Texas to investigate a serial killer who is targeting vacationing students on spring break on South Padre Island.
    • Elephant's Memory
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      4/16/08
      8.0
      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.
    • Unforgettable
      Season 12 - Episode 20
      4/26/17
      8.0
      Government employees are succumbing to the same symptoms of a heart attack; Reid anxiously awaits his trial date.
    • Tabula Rasa
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      5/14/08
      8.0
      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.
    • Memoriam
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      11/12/08
      8.0
      As Reid's investigation of a young boy's murder in Las Vegas continues, he discovers possible connections to his own past.
    • Jones
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      2/28/07
      8.0
      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.moreless
    • Coda
      Season 6 - Episode 16
      2/23/11
      7.9
      Prentiss enlists two former friends from Interpol to track down an old enemy, as Reid discovers clues that could help the BAU locate the missing parents of an autistic boy in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana.
    • Lauren
      Season 6 - Episode 18
      3/16/11
      7.9

      When Emily Prentiss confronts her nemesis, Ian Doyle, and goes missing, Jennifer "JJ" Jareau is asked by the BAU to help find Prentiss and capture Doyle before it is too late.

    • Minimal Loss
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/8/08
      7.9
      After Prentiss and Reid go undercover in Colorado to investigate alleged child abuse at the compound of an underground cult in La Plata County, they are taken hostage when a federal raid on the fortress goes bad.
    • 3rd Life
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      1/9/08
      7.9
      When one teenager is found murdered and her best friend is abducted in Chula Vista, California, the BAU must profile the killer and find him before he kills the other teen.
    • Corazon
      Season 6 - Episode 12
      1/19/11
      7.9
      When the BAU travels to Miami to investigate a series of ritualistic murders, Reid experiences hallucinations and blinding headaches that cause him to worry about his health.
    • 100
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      11/25/09
      7.9
      When The Reaper returns to Washington for a final showdown, the team works frantically to catch him before he reaches SSA Hotchner's family.
    • With Friends Like These...
      Season 6 - Episode 19
      3/30/11
      7.9
      The BAU is called to Oregon to investigate murders committed by a suspected gang in Portland, which is targeting a new victim every night.
    • Heathridge Manor
      Season 7 - Episode 19
      4/4/12
      7.8

      The BAU travels to Oregon when a series of murders appear to be ritualistic.

    • Lessons Learned
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      11/22/06
      7.8
      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.moreless
    • The Big Game
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      2/4/07
      7.8
      In this special two-part episode, the BAU is called to investigate after a wealthy couple is murdered in their home following a Super Bowl party. The team pursues what they believe might be multiple killers who use webcams to record murders and upload the tapes on the internet. Hotchner, Morgan and Prentiss soon discover the unsub is actually one man with multiple personalities. As they close in on the killer, Reid faces a life-threatening situation.moreless
    • The Boogeyman
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/25/06
      7.8
      The BAU travels to Ozona, a small Texas community, to investigate the murders of children. Meanwhile, Elle is having readjustment issues after being shot, and Hotchner becomes worried about her when she misses a mandatory psych evaluation and isn't answering her cell phone.
    • In Birth and Death
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      10/3/07
      7.8
      With Gideon missing, and Hotch and Prentiss off the team, the BAU investigates one of its most difficult cases yet as the remaining agents track a serial killer in Milwaukee who abducts women in public places by using his son as bait.
    • True Genius
      Season 7 - Episode 11
      1/18/12
      7.8
      The BAU travels to San Francisco when a series of murders leads the team to believe the elusive "Zodiac Killer" might have returned as Reid contemplates his own genius capabilities. Meanwhile, Prentiss and Reid attend a seminar on violent crime hosted by the crime novelist Patricia Cornwell.
    • ... A Thousand Words
      Season 5 - Episode 20
      5/5/10
      7.8
      The BAU travels to Tallahassee to profile a tattooed serial killer after he commits suicide, but left clues to the location of one remaining victim who is possibly still alive.
    • Masterpiece
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/19/08
      7.8
      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.
    • Full-Tilt Boogie
      Season 13 - Episode 12
      1/10/18
      7.8
      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.
    • Valhalla
      Season 6 - Episode 17
      3/2/11
      7.7
      After a series of suspicious murders, Prentiss suspects her old Interpol archenemy may be involved, which makes her fear for the team's safety as he closes in on her.
    • 52 Pickup
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/26/08
      7.7
      Emily Prentiss and Jordan Todd go undercover in Atlanta to profile a serial killer who has perfected his skill as a pick-up artist and uses his masculine prowess to lure his next victims.
    • Zugzwang
      Season 8 - Episode 12
      1/16/13
      7.7

      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 Popular Kids
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      11/30/05
      7.7
      The BAU is called to investigate the murder of two small-town high school students in McAllister, Virginia, who may have been victims of a cult killing. Based on the crime scene evidence, the team begins to believe it is possible that someone other than a cult member may be responsible.
    • Lo-Fi
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      5/21/08
      7.7
      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.
    • Mr. Scratch
      Season 10 - Episode 21
      4/22/15
      7.7

      Three people who are implicated with murders claim to have been attacked by a "clawed monster" at the time each crime occurred, so the BAU starts searching for an unsub that may be controlling the suspects' minds. But as the search continues, one team member is put in jeopardy.

    • The Internet Is Forever
      Season 5 - Episode 22
      5/19/10
      7.7
      The BAU travels to Idaho to profile a serial killer who is using the internet to find his victims on social networking sites in Boise.
    • Spencer
      Season 12 - Episode 13
      2/15/17
      7.6
      A BAU member gets in trouble in Mexico and the International Response Team is called in to help.
    • The Witness
      Season 11 - Episode 2
      10/7/15
      7.6
      A Los Angeles bus is attacked with sarin gas and the BAU must quickly find the culprit before a larger scale incident occurs.
    • Devil's Backbone
      Season 11 - Episode 21
      4/20/16
      7.6
      The BAU enters into a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with a convicted serial killer after guards at a Virginia prison intercept a package with evidence relating to the kidnapping of two boys several years ago. The team believes the notorious killer may have information on the boys' whereabouts.
    • The Lesson
      Season 8 - Episode 10
      12/5/12
      7.6

      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.

    • Magnum Opus
      Season 8 - Episode 13
      1/23/13
      7.6

      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.

    • True North
      Season 12 - Episode 19
      4/5/17
      7.6

      The team heads to Arizona when three bodies are found tethered onto stakes.

    • Faceless, Nameless
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      9/23/09
      7.6
      As Rossi, Morgan and JJ profile a killer who is targeting an emergency room doctor, Prentiss realizes that Hotch is missing.
    • To Hell...And Back (2)
      Season 4 - Episode 26
      5/20/09
      7.6
      The BAU continues its search for a serial killer who has forced the team into Canada to catch him. Meanwhile, a team member may have become the target of a killer from the past.
    • Hell's Kitchen
      Season 12 - Episode 18
      3/29/17
      7.6

      The team is sent to New York to catch an unsub who has been abducting people and keeping them in the sewers. Meanwhile, Reid makes a decision that will affect his interactions with the other prisoners.

    • God Complex
      Season 8 - Episode 4
      10/24/12
      7.6

      The team searches in New Mexico for someone who has been amputating limbs from random victims, and Spencer's secret phone calls to a mystery woman leave the team interested in who it might be.

    • To Hell...And Back (1)
      Season 4 - Episode 25
      5/20/09
      7.6
      In one of its most difficult cases, the BAU is called to Detroit to help track down a serial killer who forces the team into Canada to catch him.
    • Alchemy
      Season 8 - Episode 20
      5/1/13
      7.6

      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.

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    • Honor Among Thieves
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      4/11/07
      7.6
      Elizabeth Prentiss, a foreign ambassador and SSA Emily Prentiss' mother, seeks the aid of the BAU when a Russian immigrant in Baltimore is kidnapped and held for ransom.
    • Remembrance of Things Past
      Season 6 - Episode 3
      10/6/10
      7.6
      When several women in Virginia are found murdered in a similar manner, SSA David Rossi reopens an unsolved cold case in Bristol 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.
    • Rock Creek Park
      Season 10 - Episode 18
      3/25/15
      7.5
      The BAU investigates a congressman's political enemies as possible suspects when his wife disappears.
    • JJ
      Season 6 - Episode 2
      9/29/10
      7.5
      The BAU prepares to lose a member of the team. SSA Jennifer "JJ" Jareau attempts to reunite a family in Maryland whose daughter has disappeared mysteriously as she contemplates a job offer she cannot ignore.
    • The Sandman
      Season 11 - Episode 17
      3/16/16
      7.5
      The BAU searches in Wichita for an UnSub who is abducting children while their parents sleep. Meanwhile, Morgan tries to learn who was responsible for his attack.
    • The Longest Night
      Season 6 - Episode 1
      9/22/10
      7.5

      In the conclusion of last season's cliffhanger, the BAU pursues Billy Flynn, who has kidnapped Det. Spicer's daughter and continues his murder spree throughout the city of Los Angeles.

    • P911
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/27/06
      7.5
      A young boy who had disappeared a year ago turns up for sale by a child pornographer on an online auction. A former profiler who now heads the FBI's Innocent Images Unit asks Gideon and the BAU to help her save the boy's life.
    • The Stranger
      Season 6 - Episode 21
      4/13/11
      7.5
      The BAU hunts a stalker in San Diego who is targeting college students. Meanwhile, the team comes under the scrutiny of Section Chief Erin Strauss in the wake of losing of Emily Prentiss.
    • Assistance Is Futile
      Season 12 - Episode 16
      3/15/17
      7.5
      A mother steps forward with valuable information for the BAU to aid in their investigation of an unsub known as the Bone Crusher. Meanwhile, Reid adapts to a new set of rules in prison life.
    • In the Dark
      Season 12 - Episode 17
      3/22/17
      7.5

      The BAU tracks what they believe to be two unsubs who go on spree killings morning and night. Luke visits the prison that Reid is in to ensure his safety.

    • Inner Beauty
      Season 11 - Episode 20
      4/13/16
      7.5
      The BAU searches for an UnSub who is purposely disfiguring victims. Meanwhile, Rossi has an awkward reunion with his ex-wife, who kept his daughter, Joy, a secret from him for nearly 30 years.
    • Painless
      Season 7 - Episode 4
      10/12/11
      7.5

      When the survivors of a high school massacre in Boise return on the 10th anniversary of the horrific event, the BAU is called to Idaho when another killer with a similar style begins to target the survivors. Meanwhile, Hotch becomes concerned that his son, Jack, might be a victim of bullying at his school.

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    • The Angel Maker
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      10/1/08
      7.5
      After a series of murders in Lower Canaan, Ohio, is connected to a serial killer who had been executed a year ago, the BAU must find the link to the current crimes.
    • 5/16/07
      7.5
      When the prolific serial killer Frank returns and murders Gideon's girlfriend in his own apartment, he starts his own investigation. The BAU is forced to circumvent the local authorities to help Gideon find Frank.
    • Catching Out
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/29/08
      7.5

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

    • Psychodrama
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      10/11/06
      7.5
      The BAU is called to investigate a series of bank robberies in Los Angeles 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.
    • Riding the Lightning
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      1/25/06
      7.5
      After interviewing a married couple sitting on death row at Florida State Penitentiary for serial murder, Gideon suspects the woman is actually innocent. Since she's set to be executed in two days; however, it's a race against time to prove it.
    • Normal
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      12/17/08
      7.5
      The BAU is called to assist local law enforcement in catching a serial killer, dubbed the "Road Warrior" by the media, who is shooting blonde women as they drive along freeways in Orange County, California. The case is complicated because the heinous acts appear to be at random and the shooter is described as looking normal. Meanwhile, JJ brings her new baby to the BAU headquarters to introduce him to the team.moreless
    • Damaged
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      4/2/08
      7.5
      Rossi goes to Indianapolis to continue his investigation into the two unsolved murders that have plagued him for 20 years, and he is joined by Prentiss, JJ, and Morgan when they learn about the case. Meanwhile, Hotchner and Reid interview a death-row inmate in a Connecticut prison.
    • In Heat
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      4/30/08
      7.5
      The BAU is called to Miami to investigate a serial killer who appears to have a conflicted sexual identity. Meanwhile, JJ's secret is revealed.
    • The Crossing
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      5/7/08
      7.5

      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.

    • Our Darkest Hour
      Season 5 - Episode 23
      5/26/10
      7.5
      The BAU faces one of its most difficult cases when a serial killer is lured out of hiding after a series of rolling blackouts in Los Angeles give him the opportunity to pursue his victims in the darkness.
    • Derek
      Season 11 - Episode 16
      3/2/16
      7.4
      Morgan is abducted and the BAU rushes to find him.
    • No Way Out (1)
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      1/17/07
      7.4
      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.moreless
    • Elliott's Pond
      Season 12 - Episode 6
      11/16/16
      7.4

      The team is called in to find three children who went missing during a bike ride and may be connected to an unsolved crime from thirty years ago.

    • Extreme Aggressor
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      9/22/05
      7.4
      After a fourth woman goes missing in Seattle in a period of four months, the BAU is brought in to track down the abductor before he kidnaps again. Meanwhile, SSA Aaron Hotchner is asked to evaluate SSA Jason Gideon secretly to determine if he is really ready to work full-time again after returning from a six-month leave of absence.moreless
    • Bloodline
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      1/21/09
      7.4
      The BAU is called to Alabama when young women are being abducted by what appears to be a family working together.
    • Cold Comfort
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      2/11/09
      7.4
      The mother of an abducted child works with the BAU in Seattle to identify a serial killer who kidnaps, murders, and embalms his victims.
    • True Night
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      11/28/07
      7.4
      The BAU and local authorities in Los Angeles investigate a series of brutal serial killings that appear to involve a famous comic book artist.
    • Profiler, Profiled
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      12/13/06
      7.4
      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.
    • Birthright
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      12/12/07
      7.4
      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.
    • Fear and Loathing
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      2/14/07
      7.4
      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.
    • What Fresh Hell?
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      1/11/06
      7.4
      When a young girl is abducted in broad daylight from a playground in a seemingly safe neighborhood, the BAU initially believes her father is responsible. When he is able to provide an alibi, the team is forced to look for clues near where the girl lives to determine who is really responsible.moreless
    • Roadkill
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      5/6/09
      7.4
      Local authorities summon the assistance of the BAU after a series of homicides occur that appear to have been caused by a serial killer's car near Bend, Oregon.
    • Hanley Waters
      Season 6 - Episode 20
      4/6/11
      7.4
      The BAU members investigate targeted killings in Tampa as they cope with their feelings about losing Emily Prentiss.
    • Devil's Night
      Season 6 - Episode 6
      10/27/10
      7.4

      The BAU is called to apprehend a killer who has struck Detroit for the past three years during Devil's Night, the notorious pre-Halloween celebration.

    • Out of the Light
      Season 6 - Episode 22
      5/4/11
      7.4
      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.
    • Compulsion
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      9/28/05
      7.4
      The team of investigators tries to capture a serial arsonist who has been terrorizing a college campus in Tempe, Arizona. Most of the evidence from the fires had been burned beyond recognition, so the BAU must rely on psychological analysis to identify the firestarter.
    • Seven Seconds
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      10/24/07
      7.4
      The investigation turns to the family as the BAU and local authorities in Virginia race against time to locate a young girl who has disappeared from a Potomac Mills shopping mall.
    • Children of the Dark
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      10/17/07
      7.4
      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.
    • A Higher Power
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      4/9/08
      7.4
      The BAU is called to Pittsburgh after an unusually high suicide rate appears to be the work of an Angel of Death.
    • Solitary Man
      Season 5 - Episode 17
      3/10/10
      7.4
      The team travels to New Mexico to investigate a truck driver in Edgewood who is kidnapping women and disposing of them in random locations as he tries to find a mother for his daughter.
    • Surface Tension
      Season 12 - Episode 11
      2/1/17
      7.4

      The team heads to Tampa, Florida, where some strange hieroglyphs are appearing on the bodies of suicide victims. Meanwhile, Reid brings his mother to come live with him.

    • The Fox
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      11/9/05
      7.4
      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.
    • Omnivore
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      3/18/09
      7.4
      The BAU travels to Boston when the serial killer from one of Agent Hotchner's first cases, which involved one of the most notorious murderers in the history of New England, returns after 10 years.
    • Open Season
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      5/2/07
      7.4
      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.
    • The Perfect Storm
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      10/4/06
      7.4
      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.
    • 'Til Death Do Us Part
      Season 11 - Episode 3
      10/14/15
      7.4
      Brides-to-be are murdered on the eve of their nuptials in Savannah and a jilted lover is suspected.
    • Identity
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      11/7/07
      7.4
      The BAU is called to Montana to investigate the case of three kidnapped and murdered women. When another woman disappears, the search leads to a man who has apparently assumed the identity of his partner who committed suicide.
    • Sense Memory
      Season 6 - Episode 14
      2/9/11
      7.4

      When a series of unusual murders occurs in Los Angeles, the BAU travels there to investigate. Meanwhile, more of Prentiss's mysterious past is revealed.

    • Demonology
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      3/11/09
      7.4
      The BAU investigates a series of deaths involving possible exorcisms in the Washington area that appear to be sanctioned by the Vatican, and SSA Emily Prentiss finds herself personally involved in the case.
    • Ashes and Dust
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      3/21/07
      7.4
      A serial arsonist who targets the homes of upper-middle-class families in San Francisco 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.
    • North Mammon
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      11/1/06
      7.4
      After a man kidnaps three teenaged girls in Pennsylvania 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 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.moreless
    • About Face
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/31/07
      7.4
      The BAU travels to Dallas to assist in the search for a murderer who scares his victims with "missing" flyers that display the soon-to-be victims' photos. Also, SSA David Rossi returns to the BAU from retirement.
    • Aftermath
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      10/18/06
      7.4
      The BAU investigates a serial rapist who had been attacking young women at religious schools in Dayton and stopped for six weeks. He has resumed his attacks, but is now targeting a different demographic of women. Elle makes a decision that could end her career with the BAU.
    • Distress
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      2/21/07
      7.4
      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.
    • What Happens at Home...
      Season 6 - Episode 10
      12/8/10
      7.4
      The BAU travels to New Mexico to assist local authorities in Las Cruces in apprehending a serial killer who is garroting women in a gated community. Ashley Seaver, an FBI cadet with a troubled past, is asked to assist with the case.
    • Safe Haven
      Season 6 - Episode 5
      10/20/10
      7.4
      The BAU travels to the Midwest to track a serial killer who is targeting families in Nebraska and Iowa. Meanwhile, a troubled Ellie Spicer runs away from her foster family in Los Angeles to visit Agent Derek Morgan in Quantico.
    • Broken Mirror
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      10/19/05
      7.4
      The BAU investigates the kidnapping of a U.S. District Attorney's daughter and determines the kidnapper isn't seeking money - he is after her twin sister. The case becomes complicated because the kidnapper is always one step ahead of them.
    • It Takes a Village
      Season 7 - Episode 1
      9/21/11
      7.4

      In the seventh season premiere, the members of the BAU are questioned by a Senate Committee for their retaliatory actions after the assumed death and disappearance of Emily Prentiss, but a familiar face could help them win their case and keep the team together.

    • Won't Get Fooled Again
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      10/5/05
      7.4
      Gideon and the BAU track down a copycat bomber who has been terrorizing Palm Beach, Florida. The team determines the bomber is mimicking Gideon's nemesis, Adrian Bale, who is the man responsible for murdering Gideon's team in Boston several years earlier.
    • Paradise
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      10/22/08
      7.4
      The BAU joins the manhunt in Sherwood, Nevada, to catch a serial killer who conceals the manner of his crimes by staging car accidents.
    • Empty Planet
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      11/8/06
      7.4
      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.moreless
    • The Performer
      Season 5 - Episode 7
      11/11/09
      7.4
      The BAU is called to Los Angeles to investigate a series of killings that lead to a Goth rock star who appears to have become lost in the creepy alter-ego he portrays when he is on stage.
    • Charm and Harm
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      4/19/06
      7.4
      The BAU works to capture a serial killer in Florida who has evaded capture by altering his appearance like a chameleon in order to elude authorities and continue his killing spree.
    • Pleasure Is My Business
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      2/25/09
      7.4
      The BAU is called to Dallas to investigate when a serial killer lures and kills high-powered executives by posing as a high-class call girl.
    • Brothers in Arms
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      12/10/08
      7.4
      As a former uniform cop, Morgan takes it personally when a serial killer specifically targets officers on the police force in Phoenix, Arizona.
    • Soul Mates
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      1/14/09
      7.4
      When a young woman in an affluent community in Sarasota, Florida, disappears, the BAU suspects she may have been taken hostage by the partner of a pair of serial killers.
    • Alpha Male
      Season 12 - Episode 15
      3/1/17
      7.4

      The team searches for an unsub who has left several men and women disfigured after subjecting them to multiple acid attacks. Meanwhile, Reid starts to settle into his new surroundings.

    • Hostage
      Season 11 - Episode 14
      2/10/16
      7.4
      The BAU hunt for a kidnapper after an 18-year-old girl escapes from a suburban home where she had been held captive with two other women for many years.
    • Plain Sight
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      10/12/05
      7.4
      The BAU travels to San Diego to stop a rapist and murderer who commits his crimes in the middle of the day. The suspect appears to blend into the neighborhood so well the local authorities have been unable to capture him.
    • Demons
      Season 9 - Episode 24
      5/14/14
      7.4

      The team continues their work to find the unsub who is killing prostitutes, and one agent will put her life in danger as they close in on the killer and the motive. Meanwhile, an agent confronts a secret from the past. Part two of the two-episode season finale.

    • Scared to Death
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      10/10/07
      7.4
      The BAU travels to Oregon to assist local authorities in investigating the disappearances of people who are new to the city and have no strong social ties in Portland. All the clues lead to a psychiatrist who may be using his patients' worst fears to murder them.
    • Zoe's Reprise
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      2/18/09
      7.4
      The local authorities in Cleveland enlist the help of the BAU to assist in the pursuit of a serial killer who appears to be copying the methods used by famous murderers from the past.
    • Tribute
      Season 11 - Episode 19
      3/30/16
      7.4

      Prentiss returns to enlist help from the team in tracking down an international serial killer when she believes that the next victim will be on American soil.

    • Unfinished Business
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      3/1/06
      7.4
      A serial killer reappears after 20 years of silence and contacts the BAU through Gideon's retired mentor, who had made his life's work tracking the killer, with the promise he will kill another victim in the next five days.
    • Today I Do
      Season 6 - Episode 15
      2/16/11
      7.4
      The BAU is called to upstate New York to investigate mysterious disappearances. Meanwhile, Prentiss receives some disturbing news about one of her former colleagues at Interpol.
    • Big Sea
      Season 6 - Episode 23
      5/11/11
      7.4
      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.
    • Blood Relations
      Season 9 - Episode 20
      4/2/14
      7.4
      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.
    • Legacy
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      5/9/07
      7.4
      When homeless persons begin going missing mysteriously from the streets in Kansas City, a local detective calls the BAU to investigate the disappearances.
    • A Real Rain
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      3/22/06
      7.4
      The BAU travels to New York City to investigate a series of murders that appear to have been committed by a vigilante who is exacting revenge on other criminals who have been released by the justice system.
    • The Last Word
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      11/15/06
      7.4

      The daughter of high-powered diplomats, Special Agent Emily Prentiss, joins the team, and she must convince Hotch that 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.

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    • The Thirteenth Step
      Season 6 - Episode 13
      1/26/11
      7.4
      As the BAU goes to Montana to track down two young lovers who are on an interstate murder spree, Prentiss receives alarming news from an old friend.
    • 25 to Life
      Season 6 - Episode 11
      12/15/10
      7.4
      Morgan believes a convicted murderer has been rehabilitated and aids in his parole, but subsequently regrets his decision when the man commits murder after being released from prison.
    • Into the Woods
      Season 6 - Episode 9
      11/17/10
      7.4
      The BAU is called to search for a man who is targeting children when the remains of an eight-year-old boy are found on the Appalachian Trail.
    • Profiling 101
      Season 7 - Episode 22
      5/9/12
      7.4

      In a class where college students are being taught criminal profiling, SSA David Rossi and the team present one of the BAU's longest open serial killer cases, which takes the class through the Bureau's pursuit for a murderer that lasted nearly 20 years.

    • A Shade of Gray
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      4/22/09
      7.4
      During an investigation of a series of child abductions and murders in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, the BAU concludes the possibility that the last murder may not be the work of the suspect who had been apprehended.
    • Supply & Demand
      Season 6 - Episode 24
      5/18/11
      7.4
      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 assisted by SSA Andi Swan, the head of the Domestic Trafficking Task Force.moreless
    • Doubt
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      9/26/07
      7.3
      The team investigates a serial killer who is targeting women at a small Arizona college in Flagstaff. 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 after another woman is killed while the suspect is in custody.moreless
    • The Good Earth
      Season 8 - Episode 5
      10/31/12
      7.3

      Four men go missing in rural Oregon, so the BAU searches for a common link among them in order to track them down and find out what happened. Also, JJ gets upset when Henry doesn't want to celebrate Halloween

    • Hopeless
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      10/14/09
      7.3
      The BAU investigates a group of suspects with a pack mentality who are randomly selecting their victims in the nation's capital and murdering them for the thrill of it.
    • The Slave of Duty
      Season 5 - Episode 10
      12/9/09
      7.3
      While Agent Hotchner takes a leave of absence to contemplate his future with the BAU, the team is called to investigate a home invasion case in Nashville without him.
    • The Bond
      Season 11 - Episode 13
      1/27/16
      7.3
      The BAU searches for a motive and an UnSub when victims are found in truck stop restrooms along highways throughout the South.
    • Drive
      Season 11 - Episode 12
      1/20/16
      7.3
      Bodies are discovered in public places throughout Boston and the BAU investigates to see whether a taxi or ride-share service the victims used could lead them to the killer.
    • Limelight
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      1/23/08
      7.3
      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.
    • Hit
      Season 7 - Episode 23
      5/16/12
      7.3

      In the first part of a two-part season finale, the BAU encounters a gang of bank-robbing serial killers in the nation's capital. As the team tries to negotiate the situation that is unfolding inside the bank, one of the team is taken hostage.

    • A Good Husband
      Season 12 - Episode 12
      2/8/17
      7.3

      The team is sent to Palm Springs, California, to investigate the discovery of some heavily damaged male bodies. Meanwhile, Reid is struggling to juggle both his job and his mother.

    • Gatekeeper
      Season 9 - Episode 7
      11/6/13
      7.3

      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.

    • Dorado Falls
      Season 7 - Episode 3
      10/5/11
      7.3

      Investigation into a mass murder at an internet security company in Charlottesville, Virginia, reveals the butchery is not the work of a typical serial killer. Meanwhile, Morgan oversees Prentiss's requisite recertification training.

    • Outlaw
      Season 11 - Episode 4
      10/21/15
      7.3
      Three restaurant workers are killed during a robbery in Las Vegas, N.M., and it prompts the BAU to reopen a cold case that occurred in the town six years earlier.
    • Natural Born Killer
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      11/16/05
      7.3

      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.

    • The Replicator
      Season 8 - Episode 24
      5/22/13
      7.3

      The Replicator reveals himself when he targets someone at the FBI, and the race is on to catch him before he can strike again.

    • Public Enemy
      Season 5 - Episode 15
      2/10/10
      7.3
      The BAU is summoned to Rhode Island to investigate a serial killer in Providence who is murdering random victims in highly visible places just to generate public fear.
    • The Night Watch
      Season 11 - Episode 5
      10/28/15
      7.3

      When body parts are found in Detroit graffiti, the team looks for the UnSub in the underground art scene. Meanwhile, new profiler Tara Lewis works to balance her work and time with her fiancé.

    • The Apprenticeship
      Season 8 - Episode 6
      11/7/12
      7.3

      Prostitutes are being discovered murdered in a similar way to animals in Miami, making the BAU work fast to find an UNSUB whose confidence is escalating really fast; and Morgan tries to increase Spencer's athletic skills by convincing him to join the Bureau's softball team.

    • Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
      Season 7 - Episode 9
      12/7/11
      7.3

      The BAU is called to determine the real reason behind what appears to be a mass suicide by a small group of young men at a military academy. Meanwhile, Hotchner and Morgan are at odds with each other when they discover their investigation could be jeopardized by another team member.

    • Poison
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      1/18/06
      7.3

      The team travels to New Jersey where several people have been poisoned in Beachwood, one fatally, with LSD 10-20 times more potent than a common dose taken recreationally.

    • Run
      Season 7 - Episode 24
      5/16/12
      7.3

      In the conclusion of a two-part season finale, the BAU continues to pursue the bank-robbing serial killers and the team determines the suspects have a bigger target. Due to the hostage situation, they must work quickly to diffuse an explosive situation. Meanwhile, a team member is married as Prentiss ponders her future with the BAU.

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    • Parasite
      Season 5 - Episode 14
      2/3/10
      7.3
      An FBI agent from the San Diego White Collar Crime division seeks assistance from the BAU when the con artist he's been tracking for years has begun to murder his victims.
    • The Tribe
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      3/8/06
      7.3
      When college students in New Mexico are found tortured and murdered in an unoccupied house, the BAU suspects a group of killers with a knowledge of Native American rituals is responsible.
    • Unknown Subject
      Season 7 - Episode 12
      1/25/12
      7.3

      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 she returned to the BAU.

    • Collision Course
      Season 12 - Episode 14
      2/22/17
      7.3
      The BAU investigates the cause of several fatal car crashes involving drivers and pedestrians. Meanwhile, Reid receives some bad news.
    • Machismo
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      4/12/06
      7.3
      The BAU travels to Mexico to aid in the capture of a serial killer who has targeted elderly women.
    • The Fight
      Season 5 - Episode 18
      4/7/10
      7.3
      SSA Aaron Hotchner and his team investigate the murders of several homeless men in San Francisco and coordinate their efforts with another team of BAU agents who are working on a case that appears to be connected.
    • A Badge and a Gun
      Season 11 - Episode 15
      2/24/16
      7.2
      Women are found dead inside their own homes throughout Los Angeles. The BAU scours security footage to search for an UnSub who was invited into each victim's home.
    • Proof
      Season 7 - Episode 2
      9/28/11
      7.2

      The BAU is called to rural Oklahoma when women are being murdered after being tortured with sulfuric acid. Meanwhile, Reid treats JJ and Prentiss with deliberate disregard as he tries to deal with their deception regarding Prentiss' fake death.

    • The Eyes Have It
      Season 5 - Episode 6
      11/4/09
      7.2
      The BAU is called to Oklahoma City to help local authorities track a serial killer who removes the eyes of his murder victims and keeps them as souvenirs.
    • Pariahville
      Season 11 - Episode 6
      11/4/15
      7.2
      A woman is murdered in a Florida town comprised entirely of sex offenders, which leaves the BAU literally with a community full of suspects. Meanwhile, Lewis considers a career opportunity that could take her away from the BAU.
    • From Childhood's Hour
      Season 7 - Episode 5
      10/19/11
      7.2

      The BAU travels to St. Louis to investigate the disappearances of young children with troubled mothers as Rossi reconnects with his first wife, Carolyn, who brings him disturbing news.

    • Retaliation
      Season 5 - Episode 11
      12/16/09
      7.2
      After an ex-convict makes a daring escape from the BAU's custody and embarks on a killing spree in Lockport, New York, the team must profile the criminal's past in order to catch him again.
    • Outfoxed
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      11/18/09
      7.2
      While investigating a series of murders of entire families in Hampton, Virginia, the BAU is forced to visit Red Onion Supermax Prison to seek advice from one of the most atrocious killers from the team's past, nicknamed "The Fox," who delivers a portentous message to Agent Hotchner.
    • Angels
      Season 9 - Episode 23
      5/7/14
      7.2

      The BAU investigates when prostitutes are murdered in Texas. The investigation suggests the killings have religious overtones, but as the BAU delves further into the case their lives are put at risk. Part one of the two-episode season finale.

    • Foundation
      Season 7 - Episode 18
      3/21/12
      7.2

      The BAU searches for a kidnapper when a scared and emaciated young boy is found in the Arizona desert and another boy goes missing. Meanwhile, Morgan revisits his own past and tries to bond with the boy who has been found.

    • Cradle to Grave
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/21/09
      7.2
      The BAU travels to Albuquerque to investigate the case of a serial killer who impregnates young women and murders them after they have given birth.
    • There's No Place Like Home
      Season 7 - Episode 7
      11/9/11
      7.2

      After a series of tornadoes strike Kansas, the BAU is called to investigate when bodies of young boys are discovered in the aftermath of the storms in Wichita. Meanwhile, JJ faces pressure at home as well as at work.

    • A Family Affair
      Season 7 - Episode 16
      2/29/12
      7.2

      The BAU travels to Atlanta to investigate the murders of women and determines there could be more than one suspect involved in the case.

    • The Fisher King (1)
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      5/10/06
      7.2

      While on their separate vacations, each member of the BAU receives a clue from a psychopathic killer who challenges them to save his next victim.

    • All That Remains
      Season 8 - Episode 14
      2/6/13
      7.2

      The BAU profiles an author whose daughters disappear on the same date his wife did a year ago.

    • A Thin Line
      Season 7 - Episode 15
      2/22/12
      7.2

      When the BAU investigates a series of brutal home invasions and murders in the Inland Empire of Southern California that appear to be related to gangs, the investigation uncovers a more nefarious motive for the crimes.

    • The Silencer
      Season 8 - Episode 1
      9/26/12
      7.2
      In the eighth season premiere, the BAU acquaints itself with a new team member, and reacquaints itself with an old unsub. After a Texas inmate known as the "Silencer" escapes custody during a prisoner transfer, the team tracks his activity by his new victims – all found with their mouths sewn shut. Also, Alex Blake joins the team, adding her linguistics skills to the unit's skill set.moreless
    • A Rite of Passage
      Season 5 - Episode 19
      4/14/10
      7.2
      The BAU travels to Texas to capture a serial killer who is targeting illegal immigrants trying to cross the U.S. border at Terlingua.
    • The Fallen
      Season 8 - Episode 7
      11/14/12
      7.2

      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.

    • Divining Rod
      Season 7 - Episode 21
      5/2/12
      7.2

      A copycat begins murdering women in the same Oklahoma town and in the same manner after an infamous serial killer is executed, and the BAU must move quickly before more people are killed. Meanwhile, Prentiss anxiously considers a large real estate purchase.

    • Epilogue
      Season 7 - Episode 6
      11/2/11
      7.1

      The BAU is called to the Angeles National Forest in California after bodies mysteriously turn up in the mountain lakes there. Meanwhile, Rossi must make a difficult decision regarding his ex-wife, Carolyn.

    • The Bittersweet Science
      Season 7 - Episode 10
      12/14/11
      7.1

      The BAU is called to Philadelphia to investigate a series of brutal murders and is led to the city's boxing scene in search of the killer. Meanwhile, Hotch meets an attractive runner as they both train for a triathlon.

    • Nanny Dearest
      Season 8 - Episode 21
      5/8/13
      7.1

      A kidnapper who annually targets nannies and the children they mind sends the team to Los Angeles to profile the unsub.

    • The Pact
      Season 8 - Episode 2
      10/10/12
      7.1

      The BAU is called to two crime scenes in Los Angeles and San Diego. Although the murders appear unrelated, the team's profile posits two unsubs working together in a deadly pact.

    • The Crimson King
      Season 12 - Episode 1
      9/28/16
      7.1
      Season 12 begins with Agent Luke Alvez, a new recruit from the FBI's Fugitive Task Force, joining the team as they try to capture a killer who escaped from prison along with 13 other convicts.
    • False Flag
      Season 13 - Episode 9
      12/6/17
      7.1
      When two members of a conspiracy group in Roswell, N.M., perish in quick succession, the BAU is called to investigate.
    • The Anti-Terrorism Squad
      Season 12 - Episode 5
      11/9/16
      7.1

      The team is called in to investigate the murders of two families, with one person left alive from both attacks. During their investigation, the team discovers a shocking link between the two survivors.

    • Keeper
      Season 12 - Episode 4
      10/26/16
      7.1

      The team heads to the Appalachian Trail in rural Virginia in search of a serial killer operating around it. Meanwhile, Reid is faced with a dilemma involving his mother's health.

    • Sick Day
      Season 12 - Episode 2
      10/5/16
      7.1
      JJ is shaken by a child abduction case that causes painful memories to resurface. She breaks down and tells her husband about the two missing children in the case.
    • The Company
      Season 7 - Episode 20
      4/11/12
      7.1

      The BAU reopens the case of Morgan's cousin's disappearance after his sister sees a woman in Chicago who resembles Cindi. Morgan is forced to admit that he had lied to his family about Cindi's body being found in Florida, and the search begins to find her alive.

    • Closing Time
      Season 7 - Episode 14
      2/15/12
      7.1

      The BAU investigates the murders of people whose bodies are found in lifeguard towers along the beaches of the Southern California coastline.

    • Neon Terror
      Season 13 - Episode 8
      11/22/17
      7.1

      The team heads to Miami to look for an UnSub who has been giving the media footage of their crimes.

    • Scarecrow
      Season 12 - Episode 8
      12/7/16
      7.1

      Experienced profiler Stephen Walker joins the team as they look for a killer in Yakima, Washington, after the remains of twelve people are found lying in a creek.

    • Mirror Image
      Season 12 - Episode 7
      11/30/16
      7.1
      The BAU opens an investigation when a man who fully believes he is 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.
    • Haunted
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      9/30/09
      7.1
      The BAU is called to Louisville to help local authorities determine what caused a disturbed man to have a psychotic break at a pharmacy and murder several customers before fleeing the scene. The team must catch him before he kills anyone else.
    • #6
      Season 8 - Episode 22
      5/15/13
      7.1

      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.

    • Brothers Hotchner
      Season 8 - Episode 23
      5/22/13
      7.1

      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.

    • Reckoner
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      10/7/09
      7.1
      SSA David Rossi's personal and professional life is brought to the forefront when the BAU is called to investigate a case in Commack, Long Island, Agent Rossi's hometown.
    • The Caller
      Season 9 - Episode 10
      11/27/13
      7.1

      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.

    • Carbon Copy
      Season 8 - Episode 16
      2/27/13
      7.1

      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.

    • Taboo
      Season 12 - Episode 3
      10/12/16
      7.0

      Prentiss rejoins the team to help them solve the murders of two single mothers who were found incased in barrels of concrete.

    • Persuasion
      Season 9 - Episode 17
      3/5/14
      7.0

      The BAU heads to Nevada to catch an UnSub who drowns his victims.

    • Exit Wounds
      Season 5 - Episode 21
      5/12/10
      7.0
      Garcia plays a crucial role in the case when she travels to Alaska with the BAU to investigate the murders of several residents of a small town.
    • Through the Looking Glass
      Season 8 - Episode 3
      10/17/12
      7.0

      The team investigates one family's murder and another's disappearance in Kansas, where they have trouble establishing connections between the families. Elsewhere, Hotchner is not prepared for Beth's announcement.

    • Pay It Forward
      Season 8 - Episode 19
      4/10/13
      7.0

      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.

    • Broken
      Season 8 - Episode 15
      2/20/13
      7.0

      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.

    • A Thousand Suns
      Season 10 - Episode 3
      10/15/14
      7.0
      The BAU team investigate the crash of a passenger jet in Colorado and build a profile around the suspicious circumstances. Meanwhile, the case reminds Kate of a family tragedy.
    • Risky Business
      Season 5 - Episode 13
      1/20/10
      7.0
      The BAU is called to assist local authorities in rural Wyoming when teens are found dead from apparent suicide that are linked to a game on the internet.
    • I Love You, Tommy Brown
      Season 7 - Episode 17
      3/14/12
      7.0

      When married couples that are fostering young children are being killed in Seattle, the BAU investigates the possibility they are being murdered by someone with a maternal instinct. Meanwhile, Garcia believes Kevin is about to ask her to marry him.

    • Rabid
      Season 9 - Episode 18
      3/12/14
      7.0

      Bites, both animal and human send the team to Milwaukee and a shallow grave holding three bodies. Elsewhere, Reid and Penelope start a fitness program they'd like to keep secret from another team member.

    • Mr. & Mrs. Anderson
      Season 9 - Episode 15
      2/19/14
      7.0

      The BAU investigates when two female murder victims are found in the Pittsburgh area wrapped in shower curtains. The team soon discover they should be looking for a pair of UnSubs who are working together.

    • Submerged
      Season 13 - Episode 10
      1/3/18
      7.0
      When a series of backyard pool homicides are reported in California, the BAU team searches for an UnSub with a puzzling past.
    • Gabby
      Season 9 - Episode 16
      2/26/14
      7.0

      The team consults in Mississippi when a four-year-old goes missing from a relative's home. Meanwhile, during the investigation, some surprising truths are discovered.

    • Snake Eyes
      Season 7 - Episode 13
      2/8/12
      7.0

      The BAU is called to Atlantic City to investigate a series of ritualistic casino-related murders. Meanwhile, Garcia is concerned about her relationship with Kevin Lynch after the pair have a spat and she finds Morgan in her apartment dressed only in a towel.

    • Blood Hungry
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      12/14/05
      7.0
      While Gideon is sidelined on crutches at BAU headquarters, Hotchner and the BAU go to Harrington, Tennessee, in an attempt to get inside the mind of a psychotic killer whose disorganized and erratic fantasies lead him to murder.
    • Secrets and Lies
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      5/3/06
      7.0
      The BAU works with the CIA to identify a mole within that organization whose leaks are putting operatives at risk.
    • Target Rich
      Season 11 - Episode 7
      11/11/15
      7.0

      Rossi's daughter, Joy, asks the BAU for help in an investigation involving a missing college student. Meanwhile, the team discovers that Giuseppe Montolo has died in prison after warning Morgan about the Dirty Dozen, and JJ returns from maternity leave.

    • Perennials
      Season 8 - Episode 11
      12/12/12
      7.0

      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.

    • The Road Home
      Season 9 - Episode 13
      1/22/14
      7.0

      Rossi heads to Los Angeles to look for his former Marine sergeant, while the team look for a killer in Cleveland.

    • Hope
      Season 7 - Episode 8
      11/16/11
      7.0

      Garcia asks the team for help after a woman in her survivors' support group disappears on the seventh anniversary of her daughter's disappearance.

    • 200
      Season 9 - Episode 14
      2/5/14
      7.0

      The team searches for JJ whilst uncovering the truth behind her time at the state department. They receive assistance from Emily Prentiss, who returns with vital information.

    • Bully
      Season 9 - Episode 11
      12/11/13
      7.0

      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.

    • What Happens in Mecklinburg...
      Season 9 - Episode 21
      4/9/14
      7.0
      The BAU investigates a series of kidnappings near Memphis. Meanwhile, Savannah vents her frustration to Morgan about the amount of traveling he is doing for his job.
    • In The Blood
      Season 9 - Episode 6
      10/30/13
      7.0

      The BAU are called to Utah to investigate ritualistic murders and Penelope plans a Day of the Dead party.

    • Mayhem
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/24/08
      7.0
      After a bomb explodes an SUV in New York City that might be carrying a BAU member, the team goes into high gear to determine who might have been injured in the explosion and to apprehend the terrorists responsible for the mayhem.
    • Route 66
      Season 9 - Episode 5
      10/23/13
      7.0

      Hotch's stab injury makes him have visions of Hayley and Foyet; meanwhile the BAU looks for a missing teenager.

    • Strange Fruit
      Season 9 - Episode 9
      11/20/13
      6.9

      A burial site found at a house in Virginia challenges the team to profile a case with ties to segregation.

    • The Inspired
      Season 9 - Episode 2
      10/2/13
      6.9

      Still in Arizona, the BAU make a familiar connection that could lead them to their prime murder suspect.

    • Fatal
      Season 9 - Episode 22
      4/30/14
      6.9
      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.
    • The Inspiration
      Season 9 - Episode 1
      9/25/13
      6.9

      The BAU goes to Arizona to catch a delusional UnSub who thinks that women are out to get him.

    • Final Shot
      Season 9 - Episode 3
      10/9/13
      6.9

      The anniversary of The Kennedy Assassination might be a motivator for an UnSub who is striking Dallas.

    • House on Fire
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      3/25/09
      6.9
      The BAU is summoned to Indiana by local authorities when a serial arsonist threatens the residents of Royal by setting fire to community meeting places that kills many people.
    • The Big Wheel
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      4/29/09
      6.9
      When a serial killer in Buffalo sends a videotape of one of his crimes to the BAU, the team discovers a message from the murderer that begs for help in stopping the killing.
    • The Return
      Season 9 - Episode 8
      11/13/13
      6.9

      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.

    • The Edge Of Winter
      Season 9 - Episode 19
      3/19/14
      6.9

      In New York, the team closes a case, but there might be more to it when Derek questions a survivor.

    • To Bear Witness
      Season 9 - Episode 4
      10/16/13
      6.9

      The BAU meets the new Section Chief and are in pursuit of an UnSub in Baltimore.

    • Penelope
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      11/21/07
      6.8
      As Garcia fights for her life in this conclusion of a two-part episode, the BAU's search for her attacker leads the unit to believe the assailant could be someone close to the investigation.
    • Middle Man
      Season 6 - Episode 7
      11/3/10
      6.8
      The BAU must catch a group of serial killers that is killing exotic dancers and leaving their bodies in the cornfields of Indiana.
    • Reflection of Desire
      Season 6 - Episode 8
      11/10/10
      6.8

      The BAU becomes involved in the search for a kidnapped woman in the nation's capital after a woman dressed like a 1950s starlet is found murdered in a Georgetown alley.

    • Compromising Positions
      Season 6 - Episode 4
      10/13/10
      6.8
      The BAU travels to Ohio to identify a serial killer who is murdering married couples in Akron. Meanwhile, Agent Hotchner looks within the team to fill a recent vacancy.
    • Lucky
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      11/14/07
      6.8
      In the first of a two-part story, the BAU pursues a cannibalistic serial killer in Bridgewater, Florida, that leads Morgan to a crisis in his faith. Garcia believes she has met her dream man, but her first date with him doesn't go exactly as she had expected.
    • Magnificent Light
      Season 8 - Episode 9
      11/28/12
      6.8

      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.

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    • The Gathering
      Season 8 - Episode 17
      3/20/13
      6.7

      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.

    • Restoration
      Season 8 - Episode 18
      4/3/13
      6.7

      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.

    • The Wheels on the Bus ...
      Season 8 - Episode 8
      11/21/12
      6.7

      The BAU team races against time to track down a missing school bus full of children outside of Washington, D.C.

    • X
      Season 10 - Episode 1
      10/1/14
      6.7

      The BAU team heads to California with their newest member Kate Callahan to catch an unsub who collects limbs from previous victims.

    • The Hunt
      Season 10 - Episode 23
      5/6/15
      6.6
      Season 10 ends with Kate's niece and her niece's best friend being kidnapped, possibly by an online predator engaged in sex trafficking who poses as a teen boy.
    • Hero Worship
      Season 10 - Episode 14
      2/4/15
      6.6
      A coffee shop in Indianapolis is blown up and a hero emerges from the destruction. The BAU investigates and tries to protect the man and his family, while they search for the culprit and try to prevent any further incidents.
    • The Forever People
      Season 10 - Episode 11
      1/14/15
      6.5
      Frozen bodies are discovered in Nevada floating in water. The investigation leads the BAU to suspect the victims were members of a cult. Meanwhile, JJ confronts some old demons from her abduction and torture last year.
    • The Black Queen
      Season 9 - Episode 12
      1/15/14
      6.5

      Penelope must ask her fellow hacker ex-boyfriend to help her and the team solve a case in San Jose.

    • Profiling 202
      Season 12 - Episode 9
      1/4/17
      6.4
      Rossi receives a call on his birthday from serial killer nemesis Tommy Yates who tells him the location of his latest victim.
    • Seek & Destroy
      Season 12 - Episode 10
      1/11/17
      6.3
      The BAU team investigates a series of deadly home invasions in upscale San Diego neighborhoods.
    • Beyond Borders
      Season 10 - Episode 19
      4/8/15
      6.2
      A family of four are abducted in Barbados while on vacation. The BAU is called to assist the International Unit. Their joint investigation reveals the case matches one the BAU investigated last year in Florida.
    • Breath Play
      Season 10 - Episode 17
      3/11/15
      6.1
      The BAU hunt a serial killer in Wisconsin and try to find a connection between the victims so they can profile and identify the UnSub. Meanwhile, Kate experiences trouble dealing with her niece when she starts acting out.
    • Anonymous
      Season 10 - Episode 12
      1/21/15
      6.0
      The BAU searches Tallahassee for a serial killer who calls authorities to report his crimes prior to committing them. Meanwhile, Rossi receives upsetting news about the death of a comrade in Vietnam, while preparing for a weekend visit with his daughter.
    • A Place at the Table
      Season 10 - Episode 20
      4/15/15
      6.0
      A Maryland family are found murdered at their dinner table. The team track down other family members and friends to uncover secrets that may have led to the killings. Meanwhile, Hotch tries to make peace with his father-in-law after learning he's been diagnosed with Alzheimer's.
    • Lockdown
      Season 10 - Episode 16
      3/4/15
      6.0
      Two guards at a privatized maximum security prison in Texas are murdered. The investigation reveals the suspects may be in the prison.
    • The Itch
      Season 10 - Episode 4
      10/22/14
      6.0
      A series of mysterious deaths in Atlanta are investigated. The probe reveals the murders were likely committed by an UnSub with an obsessive skin disorder.
    • Hashtag
      Season 10 - Episode 7
      11/12/14
      6.0
      People in Maryland with large social media followings are murdered by an UnSub who takes on the persona of an Internet urban legend. Meanwhile, Morgan and Savannah struggle to find quality time for each other due to their busy careers.
    • Nelson's Sparrow
      Season 10 - Episode 13
      1/28/15
      6.0
      The team look at one of Rossi and Gideon's old cases to solve a current one and catch a killer who got away with murder.
    • Scream
      Season 10 - Episode 15
      2/11/15
      6.0
      Victims in California get the BAU to search for an UnSub who may have witnessed abuse as a child. Meanwhile, Kate grows concerned when her niece arranges to meet a boy she met online.
    • Boxed In
      Season 10 - Episode 5
      10/29/14
      6.0
      A young boy disappears in San Diego on Halloween, just as another boy who vanished one year earlier suddenly reappears.
    • Fate
      Season 10 - Episode 9
      11/26/14
      6.0
      A remorseful killer with an uncontrollable urge to murder people is hunted in northern Virginia. Meanwhile, Rossi receives a visit from a woman who may hold a secret from his past.
    • Protection
      Season 10 - Episode 22
      4/29/15
      6.0
      The BAU search for a vigilante in Los Angeles when shooting victims in the area are linked to possible criminal activity.
    • If the Shoe Fits
      Season 10 - Episode 6
      11/5/14
      6.0

      Young men are murdered in Montana and found with their cell phones stuffed into their mouths. Meanwhile, J.J. confronts suppressed feelings about her sister's tragic death.

    • The Boys of Sudworth Place
      Season 10 - Episode 8
      11/19/14
      6.0
      A prominent attorney goes missing in Boston, and the investigation unearths secrets from his past that could point to the reason behind his disappearance.
    • Amelia Porter
      Season 10 - Episode 10
      12/10/14
      5.9
      The BAU investigate a triple homicide in Salt Lake City and the probe reveals there may be a connection between the victims and a fugitive killer.
    • 100
      100
      Season 13 - Episode 11
      1/8/18
      5.7
    • Burn
      Season 10 - Episode 2
      10/8/14
      5.7
      A series of abductions and murders in Seattle are investigated. The suspect is believed to be seeking revenge for having been abused in the past. Meanwhile, Garcia travels to Texas to confront the man she shot while defending Reid and herself, as the condemned man waits on death row.
    • Future Perfect
      Season 11 - Episode 10
      12/9/15
      4.8
      The BAU searches for a suspect who is obsessed with medical experiments.
    • Internal Affairs
      Season 11 - Episode 9
      12/2/15
      4.8

      The NSA invite the BAU in to investigate an underground Internet drug syndicate after the murders of two undercover DEA Agents and the disappearance of another.

    • Awake
      Season 11 - Episode 8
      11/18/15
      4.4
      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.
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      Cure
      Cure
      Season 13 - Episode 14
      1/24/18
      0.0

      The team investigates a series of homicides where the UnSub leaves messages in the victims' mouths.

    • Miasma
      Miasma
      Season 13 - Episode 15
      1/31/18
      0.0

      New Orleans police department asks the BAU for assistance when a mass grave is found underneath an above-ground crypt.