Criminal Minds (2005– )

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The cases of the BAU an elite group of profilers that analyze the nation's most dangerous criminal minds in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Derek Morgan (210 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Dr. Spencer Reid (210 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Aaron Hotchner (210 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Penelope Garcia (208 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 Jennifer Jareau / ... (189 episodes, 2005-2014)
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 David Rossi (160 episodes, 2007-2014)
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 Emily Prentiss (126 episodes, 2006-2014)
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Based in Quantico, Virginia, the Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) is a subsection of the FBI. Called in by local police departments to assist in solving crimes of a serial and/or extremely violent nature where the perpetrator is unknown (referred to by the Unit as the unknown subject or unsub for short), the BAU uses the controversial scientific art of profiling to track and apprehend the unsub. Profiling entails coming up with basic characteristics of the unsub and the victims (referred to as the victimology), using evidence from the case and matching that information to historic precedents and psychological analyses as a means to solve the case. Because of the nature of the work conducted by the BAU - the work being time consuming and psychologically demanding - its members are fiercely loyal to the Unit and to its other members. Also because of the work's overall demanding nature, not many members of the BAU have been able to maintain a happy or stable family life. Written by Huggo

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unsub | fbi | profiler | victimology | profile | See more »

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The way to a criminal is through his mind. See more »


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Trivia

Garcia isn't Hispanic, it's her step-dad's name. Elle is half-Cuban. See more »

Goofs

The black SUVs used by the team frequently have US Government "G" plates. However, the plates are usually incorrect for the type of vehicle they are on. Plates with prefixes of G12 and G14 have been seen. G12 is a compact sedan and G14 indicates a large sedan, and would be incorrect for use on an SUV. The correct plate prefixes would either be G41 for a 2 wheel drive or G61 for a 4 wheel drive 1/2 ton vehicle. See more »

Quotes

Penelope Garcia: All hail the goddess of information.
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Connections

Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.132 (2010) See more »

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Dislike this show
7 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

Just saw the latest episode of the brown hair women killing people because of the grief of the loss of her son.

The only issue I have with this show is the profilers more or less guarantee what they say is true. They never say "if we profile this person it falls under this category, but on the otherhand, there is a chance this could be a crazy person who just does random things".

Therefore, this show is a mess.

Lastly in the latest episode it made no sense for the security guard to go off in alarm when a motherly figure checks on a child if he is OK. This makes no sense as we live in a sexist society, in which the security guard would definitely check on a male who did the same thing as he would suspect child predator but would never suspect on a female as he would think "motherly figure".


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