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"Criminal Minds" Cradle to Grave (2009)

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Criminal Minds: Season 5: Episode 5 -- The BAU travels to Albuquerque to investigate the case of a serial killer who impregnates young women and murders them after they have given birth.


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Original Air Date:
21 October 2009 (Season 5, Episode 5)
The team hunts a suspect who impregnates young women and has them give birth before murdering them. Full summary » | Full synopsis »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Joe Mantegna ... David Rossi

Paget Brewster ... Emily Prentiss

Shemar Moore ... Derek Morgan

Matthew Gray Gubler ... Dr. Spencer Reid

A.J. Cook ... Jennifer Jareau

Kirsten Vangsness ... Penelope Garcia

Thomas Gibson ... Aaron Hotchner

Mae Whitman ... Julie

Hallee Hirsh ... Carol

Diana Scarwid ... Jane Winmar

Max Gail ... Conrad Winmar

Jayne Atkinson ... Erin Strauss

Frieda Jane ... Linda Reimann

Liz Burnette ... Maria Ortiz

Lyn Alicia Henderson ... Dr. Kathleen Dekeyser

Van Epperson ... Medical Examiner

Lauren Elaine ... Kristie Taylor (as Lauren Skirvin)

Mark Berry ... SWAT Commander

Simon Sorrells ... Young Man

Spencer Kramber ... ND Detective

Erik Jorn Sundquist ... Robert Reimann (as Erik Sundquist)

Riley Thomas Stewart ... Michael

Episode Crew
Directed by
Rob Spera 
Writing credits
Jeff Davis (created by)

Breen Frazier (written by)

Oanh Ly (executive story editor)

Produced by
Edward Allen Bernero .... executive producer
Charles S. Carroll .... producer
Gigi Coello-Bannon .... producer
Breen Frazier .... supervising producer
Mark Gordon .... executive producer
Howard Griffith .... co-producer
Glenn Kershaw .... supervising producer
Erica Messer .... supervising producer
Simon Mirren .... executive producer
Chris Mundy .... executive producer
Deborah Spera .... executive producer
Jennifer Yates .... associate producer (as Jennifer Ketelsen)
Original Music by
Marc Fantini 
Steffan Fantini 
Scott Gordon 
Cinematography by
Greg St. Johns (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jimmy Hill 
Casting by
Scott David 
April Webster 
Production Design by
Vincent Jefferds 
Art Direction by
Victoria Ruskin  (as G. Victoria Ruskin)
Set Decoration by
Kathy Curtis-Cahill 
Costume Design by
B.J. Rogers 
Makeup Department
Linda De Andrea .... department head hair stylist
Dayne Johnson .... department head makeup artist
Jed Dornoff .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Kiegan Downs .... post-production supervisor
Howard Griffith .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michelene Mundo .... second assistant director
Ian Woolf .... first assistant director (as Ian Foster Woolf)
Nate Murphy .... dga trainee (uncredited)
Brian 'Coach' Rosett .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Al Eisenmann .... property master
Steve Morey .... construction coordinator
Peter Beck .... art department assistant (uncredited)
Michael Duncan .... propmaker (uncredited)
Dylan J. Hay-Chapman .... graphic designer (uncredited)
Craig Pittman .... lead man (uncredited)
Sound Department
David Beadle .... supervising sound editor
Kenneth R. Burton .... re-recording mixer (as Ken Burton)
Joseph Geisinger .... sound mixer
Andre Perreault .... re-recording mixer
Jeremy Balko .... adr mixer (uncredited)
John Snider .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Michael D. Leone .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Tom Elliott .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
John Hatchitt .... key grip
Ross Judd .... camera operator
David Maddux .... chief lighting technician (as Dave Maddux)
Darcy Spires .... camera operator
Cory Beaird .... grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Erica L. Silverman .... casting associate (as Erica Silverman)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Brooke C. Thatawat .... costume supervisor (as Brooke Thatawat)
Editorial Department
Damione Macedon .... post-production coordinator
Gary J. Morris .... assistant editor
Tony D'Amore .... colorist (uncredited)
Location Management
Jeffrey T. Spellman .... location manager
Phill Kane .... key assistant location manager (uncredited)
Music Department
Kevin J. Edelman .... music supervisor (as Kevin Edelman)
Mark Mancina .... composer: additional music
Ben Zales .... music editor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Greg Van Dyke .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
James Fitzgerald .... technical advisor
Liz Graham .... script supervisor
Erika Harrison .... assistant to executive producer
Jennifer Kern .... production coordinator
Kevin McEveety .... production accountant
Dauv McNeely .... supervising video playback engineer
Jace Sparks .... production assistant
Josh Kuhn .... key craft service (uncredited)
Gregg Pittman .... animal coordinator (uncredited)
Erik Stiller .... writers production assistant (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

43 min | USA:42 min (excluding commercials)
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

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