Criminal Minds: Season 5, Episode 5

Cradle to Grave (21 Oct. 2009)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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The team hunts a suspect who impregnates young women and has them give birth before murdering them.

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Kristie Taylor is the third and latest victim of a sexual sadistic serial killer in New Mexico. All the victims have been troubled teen-aged blond females, who have been missing for years and that suddenly turn up dead. They have been asphyxiated with ligature marks consistent with being chained. The other connection that the three have is that they all looked healthier just prior to death than when they went missing, and have all shown signs of just having given birth, killed minutes after delivery. The BAU's initial analysis is that whatever his purpose for the babies is the key to finding the unsub. They suspect that the babies are being sold or being placed in the adoption system, as blond haired, blue eyed babies are those in highest demand. But their profile of the unsub changes when they find one of the babies. They also determine what specifically the unsub is looking for in the babies he keeps. On this case, Hotch is especially hard on Morgan, seemingly having to do with a ... Written by Huggo

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Tamoxifen is not a prenatal drug. It's used to treat breast cancer. And should not be taken if you are pregnant. See more »

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In one scene, Dr. Reid localizes the unsub through dramatization, using a Phoenix map. The map does not show the west valley segment of the I-10 nor any SR-51 or loop 101 highways. The Southern Pacific Railroad is outlined on the map where the Union Pacific currently is located. This dates the map to approximately 1974. See more »

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Derek Morgan: What is this?
Aaron Hotchner: It's a tactical arrest plan. I'd like you to write it up for this case.
Derek Morgan: You want me to write up how we apprehend these unsubs without risking the lives of the children.
Aaron Hotchner: Yes.
Derek Morgan: [scoffs] Hotch, I've led dozens of tactical assaults. You've never made me write up one of these before.
Aaron Hotchner: That's because I always do it for you after each case.
Derek Morgan: [scoffs again] You know what? I'm sorry Strauss is coming down on you.
Aaron Hotchner: This is not about Strauss.
Derek Morgan: Really? I disagree. Look, I understand that you're ...
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