Criminal Minds (2005– )

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

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 Derek Morgan (227 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Dr. Spencer Reid (227 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Aaron Hotchner (227 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Penelope Garcia (225 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 Jennifer Jareau (206 episodes, 2005-2015)
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 David Rossi (177 episodes, 2007-2015)
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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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They Go Inside The Minds Of The World's Most Dangerous Criminals. See more »


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Trivia

The character 'Penelope Garcia' was supposed to be in only one episode, but tested so positive she was added to the main cast. See more »

Goofs

While the show has used different model GulfStreams,they always have the same interior. There have been minor changes in the interior over the seasons. The size of the cabin shown is most likely the G450 or G550 which have similar interiors. A G100 or G200 is a much smaller cabin, narrower and not as much headroom when walking in aisle. See more »

Quotes

Elle Greenway: [Morgan walks in, startles Elle] Dude!
Derek Morgan: Dude? You're *way* too tense.
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Referenced in Greek: I Know What You Did Last Semester (2010) See more »

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This is a great show!
8 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really love this show. I have always been interested in criminal psychology, and after going to school for a degree in Criminal Justice, someone (my professor) told me that this show was starting up and to watch it.

It is so wonderful! It really goes in depth with how profiling really works. It keeps a great story line all the way through, with many twists and bizarre themes. The characters in the show are established very well, with interesting personalities that really hold the show together.

Crime+Psychology=Criminal Minds.

And that's the truth.


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