Best Criminal Minds Episodes

My Favorite Episodes of Criminal Minds (Seasons 1-8)
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Extreme Aggressor (2005)
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The team travels to Seattle to find the captor of four missing women. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Zugzwang (2013)
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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. (42 mins.)
 
3.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Brothers Hotchner (2013)
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Hotch receives a telephone call from his estranged New York based brother Sean, who he has not heard... (42 mins.)
 
4.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Replicator (2013)
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Immediately following the Ecstacy case in New York City, the Replicator has hacked into Garcia's computer system... (42 mins.)
 
5.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: 100 (2009)
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The BAU team races to help Hotchner find The Reaper and save his family before it's too late. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Exit Wounds (2010)
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The team, including Garcia, go to the small town of Franklin, Alaska to catch a rapidly escalating serial killer before the locals take justice into their own hands. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Coda (2011)
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The BAU are called to Louisiana to get information from an autistic boy who has witnessed his parents' abduction. Meanwhile, Prentiss calls in two old colleagues to track down Ian Doyle. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Valhalla (2011)
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When a series of killings occur on the BAU's home turf, Prentiss realizes that Ian Doyle is responsible. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Lauren (2011)
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While Prentiss has gone missing to track down Ian Doyle and finish him, her team attempts to track down her and digs deeper into her past. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Supply and Demand (2011)
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Hotch calls an early morning meeting, the first he's called since Gideon left, which raises the curiosity of the team... (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: It Takes a Village (2011)
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It's been seven months since Prentiss' death, and three months since JJ returned to the unit to fill Prentiss' empty position... (42 mins.)
 
12.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Painless (2011)
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Ten years ago, Hotch and Rossi, as part of the BAU at the time, worked on a mass murder case in Boise... (42 mins.)
 
13.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Hope (2011)
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Garcia leading a victims' support group is a measure to deal with the guilt associated with the death of her parents when she was a teenager... (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Snake Eyes (2012)
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Early on a Sunday morning, a just woken up and extremely hung over Garcia is lamenting the fact of the... (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Profiling 101 (2012)
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As a favor owed, Rossi presents a lecture to a university undergraduate class, the lecture at which... (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Hit (2012)
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It's a lazy Saturday morning, a day off for the BAU. Beth has come over to Hotch's house to spend the day with him and Jack... (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Run (2012)
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The team is still attending to the latest bank robbery committed by the Face Cards. Following an explosion... (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Broken Mirror (2005)
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One of a lawyer's identical twin daughters is kidnapped. The kidnapper contacts him and demands ransom money. The team's investigation, however, reveals that he doesn't really want the money, but both girls. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: L.D.S.K. (2005)
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The team chases a sniper in Des Plaines, Illinois who for some reason only wounds his victims. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Derailed (2005)
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A paranoid schizophrenic takes other passengers on a train hostage, including Elle. (42 mins.)
 
21.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Secrets and Lies (2006)
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The BAU team investigates a CIA counter-terrorism unit to identify a traitor who had a fellow agent murdered and who is trying to find and kill the unit's informant, a Saudi woman with two children who are in hiding. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: The Big Game (2007)
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The slaughter of a wealthy couple just after a super bowl party puts the BAU on the trail of two killers. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Revelations (2007)
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Reid has been kidnapped, and the BAU's only things to profile are a house, a computer, and the live feed the kidnapper is sending to them. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Jones (2007)
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The BAU travels to New Orleans' French Quarter where a Jack the Ripper type serial killer is on the loose. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Seven Seconds (2007)
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The unit works against the clock when a little girl disappears in a mall, believing a serial killer has struck a second time and the first girl died within an hour of abduction. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Penelope (2007)
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More is learned about Garcia while the team tries to find the persistent unsub threatening her. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: 3rd Life (2008)
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Two teenage girls go missing, one of which is soon found dead and freshly buried. The team soon suspects that the killings are related to the witness protection program. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Lo-Fi (2008)
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People who apparently have nothing in common are being shot randomly in New York City and the team must determine whether it is the work of a single shooter or a team. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Mayhem (2008)
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As the city is on high alert, the team begins to believe that they have made a mistake with the profile and that everything the terrorists have done so far may in fact just have been diversion for something even bigger. (42 mins.)
 
30.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Minimal Loss (2008)
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Reid and Prentiss, having gone undercover into an underground cult to investigate child abuse, get trapped inside the compound when a federal raid on it goes bad. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Masterpiece (2008)
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A serial killer turns himself in and challenges the team to find five people he has hidden somewhere before they die. (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Demonology (2009)
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Prentiss learns from an old friend, John Cooley, that their mutual friend, Matthew Benton, just died from a heart attack... (42 mins.)
 
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Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Amplification (2009)
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The BAU co-work with the U.S. Army to find the perpetrator behind an anthrax attack on a park in Annapolis, Maryland. (42 mins.)