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Season 6

Aired 6 years ago - May 18, 2011

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. MORE -LESS

Aired 6 years ago - May 11, 2011

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.

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to dump during the off season and avoid fishermen.
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we're looking at 31,047 registered boats.
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I found a unique evolution, actually.
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If the unsub doesn't know we found his graveyard yet,
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And it will be helpful for us to have a personal item
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We both know what happened to Cindi. Somehow you're just gonna
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In fact, nothing in the ocean would.
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My aunt has spent years obsessing over Cindi's last few hours.
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Or maybe he doesn't drive at all. He could do it all from his boat.
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I don't think this was written under duress.
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Good. That's gonna be the knife you kill yourself with.
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We need to sit down with the people who got these postcards.
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They went on one date.
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The whole family was picnicking on the lake. And all the kids ended up on paddle boats.
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You have something you want to say to your father?
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We can tell this in the messages that he forces them to write.
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and he'll kill uncontrollably until he finds another spot in the ocean
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Dad, what are we gonna do?
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All right.
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I'm just saying let's expand our thinking.
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The victim must have gotten a chance to escape and took it.
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All right, eliminate women, wives, couples. Narrow it down to men only.
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My beautiful SSA Derek Morgan, you deserve a raise.
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You know, when your Uncle Paul was still alive,
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I'm sorry. I was just trying to help.
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What's the train line?
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who've abandoned their responsibilities.
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One day I was late for work, and my dad broke my arm.
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Yeah.
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Look at James. He's just a kid.
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Do you really think you're gonna get to see your mom again?
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Your method of abduction?
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That they stumbled onto your perfect little hiding place.
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If you can't remember her, we can just move on.
Aired 6 years ago - May 04, 2011

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Apr 13, 2011

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.

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No!
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Yeah, what he said. They're all in their early 20s,
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"Sometimes human places create inhuman monsters."
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San Diego County has 9 universities... 5 private, 4 public.
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A lot of places for the unsub to hide out here.
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He's improving quickly.
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Maybe something happened which makes the location of the kill significant.
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It's not that I wasn't happy for her. I just wanted to go, too.
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And waits for them to bolt the doors before he strikes.
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- And how did you meet her? - Online. Craigslist.
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Well, either way, caring for the child would be psychological torture for Laurie.
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- Can't really make him out. - I can tell you more.
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we believe that he either works out of his house or a part-time job.
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anger toward women and/or symbols of authority.
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All right. Filter out sexual assault and lewd behavior.
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I've been reviewing your grief assessments, and they're incomplete.
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You don't think I realize that? That last girl... I could be her sister.
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Yeah, okay. Lily?
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I understand you've been through a great ordeal.
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I think he did. I mean, the unsub was watching the house.
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The addition of Jake Ellison caused the unsub to change his methodology.
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What about... Here's one. Greg Phinney, Chula Vista.
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Had him institutionalized. Greg was released 2 weeks ago.
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Uh, he didn't even have to look.
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Do you feel your heart starting to beat a little faster?
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- You made him do it. - No, I didn't. You did.
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And she's a whore and she ruined us.
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Seaver, I want you to come in with me. Leave your firearm here.
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he'll take it.
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I do. She took care of you.
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None of this is your fault.
Aired 6 years ago - Apr 06, 2011

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

Aired 6 years ago - Mar 30, 2011

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

Aired 6 years ago - Mar 16, 2011

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Mar 02, 2011

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

Aired 6 years ago - Feb 23, 2011

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Feb 16, 2011

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Feb 09, 2011

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

Aired 6 years ago - Jan 26, 2011

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Jan 19, 2011

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

Aired 6 years ago - Dec 15, 2010

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Dec 08, 2010

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Nov 17, 2010

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Nov 10, 2010

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Nov 03, 2010

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

Aired 6 years ago - Oct 27, 2010

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

Aired 6 years ago - Oct 20, 2010

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.

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Ellie, how did you get past airport security?
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I didn't know where else to go.
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I don't know.
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and indivisible family.
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The Bennett and Archer families?
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Family annihilators tend to kill the children first.
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The table's set for five.
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after being stabbed multiple times.
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which, I get the impression, she has not done in many weeks.
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with someone they didn't know well.
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Oh, okay.
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# You never say, hey #
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Who is he?
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Yeah, he's incapable of thinking five minutes ahead.
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Well, yeah. This woman was sick, and she said she needed some air.
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for boys who've been recently released or escaped.
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Come on!
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- Thank you so much. - We'll bring you back in the morning.
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10 kids fit our profile. That's great.
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with a note pinned to their jacket.
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Can we have soda since he have a guest?
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I'm at 515-555-0154.
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Garcia said no, but she's still looking.
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This is Brittany at Dr. Olsen's office.
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I wouldn't do that.
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It wasn't a game. He just wanted to scare my mom.
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There must be something you like at school.
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and his hometown was Newton, lowa.
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and he's probably been kicked out of school, maybe several.
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You know, Zack, he's not the goody-good boy you think he is.
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I think you need love and attention.
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Admit you can't stand me.
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No, Garcia, we don't have time for trial by error.
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I have her cell phone. What do you have on Mr. Sayer?
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Then how are you sure?
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Isn't that what you always tell me?
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I can shoot a killer. And I will, believe that.
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I'm 13.
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so she moved back east for a while, and she travels a lot.
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You'll know.
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and I thought, "I've done that to her."
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Aired 6 years ago - Oct 13, 2010

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Oct 06, 2010

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.

Aired 6 years ago - Sep 29, 2010

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

Aired 6 years ago - Sep 22, 2010

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.