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Season 7

Aired 5 years ago - May 16, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - May 09, 2012

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

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Her mom left her dad because he liked to drink and beat on her.
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that he never had a chance.
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Now, these are some of his victims.
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== sync, corrected by elderman ==
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The dead are the cornerstone of every homicide investigation.
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It's his sadistic way to subdue her.
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You're all correct. It's called overkill.
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Look, he's not gonna give me a rain check.
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the other went out to hold Tina's hair.
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I need to talk to you.
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which suggests he felt more connected to her
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Evidently our guy.
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So, he dumped the first one and buried the second.
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back and relive the kills.
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By the time we contacted the media,
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No further questions.
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In the meantime, Agent Rossi retired,
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this time in Los Angeles.
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Dry as a bone. She hadn't eaten in days.
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We think he was antisocial and had low self-esteem,
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So we knew his next kill would be something of
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It only needs to make sense to him.
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we had other cases, so we were forced to leave.
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With good police work, especially from the Seattle P.D.
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Husbands, too. To the kids.
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Bye, sweetie.
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He's been moving south this whole time.
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42 years old, Grace Powell, mother of two,
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that can get you anything you need.
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Well, what's this girl got to do with a serial killer?
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the corresponding death certificate
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He was a skinny kid who snapped and stabbed a bully at school.
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And at that point we realized it wasn't the mother
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We're looking for him.
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Hey, mama, I need you to run a number.
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We got Grace Powell to the hospital in time
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glass of water, nothing.
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Inmate, state your name.
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You shouldn't have.
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Here's what I want.
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but to bring the families of the victims some peace.
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Does it ever get hard dealing with all that tragedy?
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For every life we save?
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All of you. I'll be fine.
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Aired 5 years ago - May 02, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - Apr 11, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - Apr 04, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - Mar 21, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - Mar 14, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - Feb 29, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - Feb 22, 2012

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

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not break it.
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The alarm systems wouldn't work and they can't call for help.
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Last year Southern California's inland empire
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Hard to tell from the crime scene photos
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If you remember anything at all, give us a call.
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Ronald Underwood just over there.
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It wasn't a secret.
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and he was running late for class.
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Ma'am, look, I'm very sorry. I know this is very--
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My baby, he would never have done these things.
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I ask you, Mayor Wennington, what are you doing about it?
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is committed by illegals.
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Upstairs.
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And the point is to incite racial tension and fear.
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which means he's knowledgeable about dosages.
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Here's a quick look at what we can expect
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send every one of them back where they came from.
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Now, we may not be able to slow the Browning of America,
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well, they may be construed as inflammatory.
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Probably still have to prove yourself on a regular basis.
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Have you seen the polls? We're losing.
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He's a politician. That shouldn't be hard.
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I know he is. You should have seen him in there.
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because his fall guy got away, and he's devolving.
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Sometimes I don't have a chance to do it personally,
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Ok, he said the train was close, and he heard laughter and loud music.
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which explains why the bar is on a short list
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A Pamela Mills donates monthly to Preston's campaign.
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But together... Healing?
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He hid in the closet, and when it was over,
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because he feels beholden to Preston.
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We gotta cover the back and the front in case he runs. Let's go.
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I'm good. Go, go!
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I know that he put you up to all of this.
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Come on, Trevor, wake up.
Aired 5 years ago - Feb 15, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - Feb 08, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - Jan 25, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - Jan 18, 2012

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

Aired 5 years ago - Dec 14, 2011

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

Aired 5 years ago - Dec 07, 2011

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

Aired 5 years ago - Nov 16, 2011

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

Aired 5 years ago - Nov 09, 2011

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

Aired 5 years ago - Nov 02, 2011

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

Aired 5 years ago - Oct 19, 2011

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

Aired 5 years ago - Oct 12, 2011

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

Aired 5 years ago - Oct 05, 2011

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

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Since when?
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How is it no one heard or saw anything?
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"Men are not prisoners of fate,
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Yes. Adam Werner's office.
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he used his gun first, emptied his magazine,
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And he didn't have time to go for his gun
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That's why Werner didn't pull the gun we found in his office.
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I'm on my way there now.
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He took 4 body shots and one to the head,
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What's wrong with you?
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You just put your lips together
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for a physically fit male in his 30s to 40s, possibly a veteran.
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Whatever's wrong, we'll help you.
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Are we sure the unsub is their son?
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They were both communication clerks at Camp Patriot in Kuwait.
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Prentiss, this was a close-knit family.
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An escalation of the symptoms is possible,
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So, Dolan left his sedan and didn't take the parents' car.
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Right now, we believe he's within a 250-mile
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Exactly.
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So why would a trained Navy Seal kill his commanding officer
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He's a good man and a wonderful father,
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Dolan got in a car accident in Bethesda.
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Just try. Close your eyes.
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You're gaslighting me 'cause of the mission.
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It typically involves only one sense, such as sight.
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he does it because he believes he has no other choice.
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I'll trade you for my wife and child.
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I knew your dad, Mark.
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Luke, do you think your father would approve
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Intel failed to identify... Two children aboard the boat.
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Just like everyone at Synalock.
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The people who have them will not negotiate
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Now, where the hell is Dolan?
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So, what, he's on his way here to Quantico?
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Have your teams quietly search and seal off each floor.
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Ok, ok. Easy, easy.
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To protect them from you after you murdered your own parents.
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The terms haven't changed.
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Because you need to know that your wife is real
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Is that you?
Aired 5 years ago - Sep 28, 2011

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

Aired 5 years ago - Sep 21, 2011

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