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Season 8

Aired 5 years ago - May 22, 2013

The Replicator zeroes in on the BAU when the killer targets one of the team as the next victim. The team is also called in to investigate a string of deaths in Manhattan tied to apparent ecstasy overdoses. Hotch discovers that his estranged brother is caught in the middle.

Aired 5 years ago - May 15, 2013

The BAU goes to Detroit to track an UnSub with a rapidly changing MO. Also, Blake's husband returns from overseas with a life-changing career proposition for her.

Aired 5 years ago - May 08, 2013

The BAU travels to Los Angeles looking for an UnSub who is kidnapping nannies and the children they care for on the same day each year.

Aired 5 years ago - May 01, 2013

The BAU travel to Rapid City after two male victims are discovered murdered in a ritualistic manner. Also, Reid continues to grieve over Maeve’s death.

Aired 5 years ago - Apr 10, 2013

When a time capsule in a small Colorado town is opened twenty-five years later and contains a gruesome discovery, the BAU investigates the crime and find a possible link to the death of a local police officer.

Aired 5 years ago - Apr 03, 2013

The BAU goes to Morgan's old neighborhood in urban Chicago in search of an unsub targeting middle-aged men, and a clue leads Morgan to believe that they are after someone connected to the man who molested him as a child.

Aired 5 years ago - Mar 20, 2013

The BAU investigates victims who were documenting their personal lives and inner desires on blog posts and social media. Also, Kevin gets jealous when he learns Garcia may have a new love interest.

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Hey. Hey, Nikki.
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Thank you.
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I decided to skip the schmoozing over breakfast.
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contains high levels of phytoestrogen,
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Well, he definitely wasn't trying to hide the bodies.
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The very nature of the M.O. is overkill.
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But I knew at night she'd leave that one window open...
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♪ Criminal Minds 8x17 ♪ The Gathering Original Air Date on March 20, 2013
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suggests neither woman was drugged.
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Attacking in the home hasn't been his M.O.
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Excuse me.
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Can you tell me what you remember from last night?
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Is that personal or work-related?
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saying she's waiting for somebody to rescue her
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He was the one that whisked her away.
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That tells us he's most likely socially awkward.
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Kayla ignored me, pretended like I wasn't even there.
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she'd ever see.
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when he turns someone else's thoughts or fantasies into reality.
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It's ok.
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Patricia, Nicole, Laurel--
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You and I will finish this later.
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Let's get Reid on it.
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Was there a lot of blood?
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Rape and torture...
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Well, I believe there are two phases to this type of treatment.
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So, where's the unsub gonna get his material for his next kill?
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We're getting a lot of calls,
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Why did you stop? Come on, I want feedback.
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Let's get one thing straight.
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that Mark showed with his previous victims.
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Mm-hmm. The semantics in these two writings
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it's something that everyone goes through.
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His most recent story is about saving a woman named Tammy
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I'm sending you the digits right now.
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God, you're even more beautiful up close.
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Please tell me why you're doing this.
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"But...
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Peter, I know he betrayed your trust.
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I know it's not what you want to hear,
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Reid.
Aired 5 years ago - Feb 27, 2013

When victims are found in Philadelphia in a similar style to victims of The Replicator, the stalker who has been tracking the BAU's every move, the team thinks this could be the break they need to try and apprehend him.

Aired 5 years ago - Feb 20, 2013

The BAU heads to Austin to investigate victims found there with their watches set inaccurately, a clue which may connect the crimes. Meanwhile, the UnSub stalking the BAU inches closer in his pursuit of the team.

Aired 5 years ago - Feb 06, 2013

A writer's daughters vanish on the anniversary of their mother's disappearance, which leads the BAU to investigate the man as a possible suspect.

Aired 5 years ago - Jan 23, 2013

While Reid copes with a loss in his personal life, the rest of the BAU travels to San Francisco to investigate victims discovered in the Mission District.

Aired 5 years ago - Jan 16, 2013

When Reid discovers that his girlfriend has been kidnapped by her stalker, he and the BAU team band together to find her before it's too late.

Aired 5 years ago - Dec 12, 2012

The BAU heads south to investigate a fast-moving UnSub whose signature matches that of a serial killer from 30 years ago. Also, the team learns that someone is tracking their cases and replicating crimes the BAU is solving.

Aired 6 years ago - Dec 05, 2012

A ritualistic killer is hunted after male bodies are found that have been physically altered. Meanwhile, Reid gets anxious at the prospect of meeting his mystery woman.

Aired 6 years ago - Nov 28, 2012

An attendee at a popular motivational-speaker's conference in Seattle is murdered and the speaker himself disappears soon afterward. Meanwhile, Garcia is puzzled when Morgan refuses to attend a dinner honoring an old family friend.

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I'm sorry. I don't know what came over me.
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"Hear your evil, see your evil."
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and took the time to plan his break-in,
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Yeah. Lincoln Bell worked in ticket sales
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to commit these murders.
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It's hard to say, but it's very likely.
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I agree.
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Seems she's quiet, kept to herself.
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People who buy advance tickets fill out a questionnaire.
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to rest and focus his mind.
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Sure.
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by Flynn in his apartment,
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before he left the rat race.
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We all know that public figures like politicians
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Flynn's rental car was just located outside a bar in Alki.
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We're running a DNA test.
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if he wanted to be anonymous in public.
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I finally understood that I had to use my gift.
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I'm not.
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It's a romantic or spiritual connection that erotomanics crave.
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And with erotomania, the most likely recipient of violence
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could lead to more victims or even Flynn's own murder,
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and what I need to do is take action,
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you get the "Unlimited Courage" 12-CD set for 49.99,
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I thought is was like stock market related
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Oh, come on, you know why.
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Someone paid him 200 bucks to bring Barry Flynn out of the bar
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Oh, no, no, no. No, we're just getting started.
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had private meetings with him.
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I'm just doing what you told me to. I'm taking action.
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see your red."
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Somehow their paths must have crossed.
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What's your problem, man?
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Come on, uncuff me.
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and threatened her but good.
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We have a set algorithm of questions
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What? Did you just call me a liar?
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I think Carl has the form of synesthesia
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The fact is, we know his latest victim was a customer he spoke to.
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My name is Stephen Caldwell.
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How did you hide your true nature
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and her baby.
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So what's the problem?
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It's disrespectful.
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Aired 6 years ago - Nov 21, 2012

The BAU team goes in pursuit of a missing school bus full of children outside the Washington, D.C. area, and it becomes a race against time for them to bring them home safely.

Aired 6 years ago - Nov 14, 2012

The BAU travels to Santa Monica when burned bodies of homeless people begin showing up by the famous pier. Also, Rossi reconnects with his former Marine sergeant from Vietnam.

Aired 6 years ago - Nov 07, 2012

When prostitutes in Miami are discovered murdered in a similar style to local animals found dead there, the BAU must work fast to find an unsub whose confidence is quickly escalating. Also, Morgan tries to increase Reid's athletic skills by convincing him to join the bureau softball team.

Aired 6 years ago - Oct 31, 2012

When four men go missing in rural Oregon, the BAU searches for a common link among them in order to track them down. Also, JJ gets upset when her son Henry doesn't want to celebrate Halloween this year.

Aired 6 years ago - Oct 24, 2012

When a legless body is found in the New Mexico desert and a second unwilling amputee shows up at the hospital, the BAU team searches for this amateur surgeon before he preys upon his next reluctant victim. Also, Reid's phone calls to a mystery woman have the team intrigued.

Aired 6 years ago - Oct 17, 2012

When one Kansas family turns up dead and another goes missing, the BAU looks for a link between the cases to find out who is behind the kidnappings and murders. Meanwhile, Hotch gets surprising news from Beth.

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That is unusual. Most familicides happen in the comfort of the home.
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And the rest of the family was in the way.
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Mackenzie, help us. Hurry.
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== sync, corrected by elderman ==
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and his wife was a bank teller.
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Hey, Penelope, you want to tap into
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We'll double up on canvassing homeless camps and shelters.
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They were just an ordinary family.
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Scott Yamada looks like a typical 10-year-old boy.
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First floor, open window. Easy entry for unsub.
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Then, again, people have staged their own murders to disappear.
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was the son's bedroom.
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There's a lot of distance between neighbors here.
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If you're wrong,
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So it doesn't fit the profile of a preferential sex offender.
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We should check it out. We'll need the names of all the staff and anyone
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Last chance, Mike.
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I slept with her.
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Smartphones. I saw this family
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We just want to start the healing process.
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Let's wish her luck."
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Oh, indeed it could have.
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How did you find the Yamadas?
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He sounds wacky enough to have done it.
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They were warriors who believed in loyalty and honor.
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and makes it appear as if the father is the culprit.
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probably with tinted windows, soundproofing,
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But there's no drug connection with the Yamadas.
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to have your heart ripped out of your chest!
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You said you didn't start taking drugs until last year.
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I am trying to protect her future.
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Last Friday. She didn't pay it back.
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and she got a text message the night the Acklins were abducted.
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According to her roommate,
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I refuse to be your scapegoat anymore, Mackenzie.
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Aah! Darren!
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So this guy was doing more than stalking them online.
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Darren, no! No!
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It's a powerline network adaptor.
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And contractors are people you can ignore
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You give us back Braden, you son of a bitch!
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I made a terrible mistake. Please.
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Until the day he saw the teacher
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The wrong choices.
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It doesn't make any sense.
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I won't kill my wife and child.
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I shot myself.
Aired 6 years ago - Oct 10, 2012

When the bodies of two seemingly unrelated victims are found just hours apart in San Diego and Los Angeles respectively, the BAU suspects that that not one, but two killers are working together to commit these murders.

Aired 6 years ago - Sep 26, 2012

When a Texas prisoner escapes during a transfer, he leaves behind victims with his unique trademark, sewing their mouths shut, a signature the BAU remembers as unique to the UnSub "The Silencer." While they investigate who he was and who he's become, the BAU also gets to know the newest member of the team.