Criminal Minds: Season 6, Episode 18

Lauren (16 Mar. 2011)

TV Episode  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery
8.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.9/10 from 801 users  
Reviews: 2 user

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.

Writers:

(created by), , 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 09 Sep 2011
 
a list of 282 titles
created 05 Jan 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 21 Feb 2013
 
a list of 2614 titles
created 27 Aug 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 24 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Lauren" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Lauren (16 Mar 2011)

Lauren (16 Mar 2011) on IMDb 8.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Criminal Minds.
« Previous Episode | 131 of 228 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Jack Fahey
...
...
ND Agent
...
Bartender
Robert O'Gorman ...
Minister
Edit

Storyline

Prentiss has disappeared - without her badge and gun - as soon as her BAU colleagues piece together her connection to Doyle. They bring in an old friend, J.J., to use her role in the State Department to provide information on Prentiss' CIA past, and her connection to the international team that profiled Doyle and his role in IRA related terrorism. Some of what the team learn makes them understand Prentiss' behavior over the past month, but some of her past angers especially Morgan, who cannot reconcile what she did for her past job. As they learn more about Doyle, they realize that Prentiss, who they know has gone after him, is up against not only Doyle but his sizable army who will do anything to protect him. They also learn that of the profiling cell in which Prentiss previously worked, the only other surviving member is Clyde Easter, who they believe is the one who sold out the rest of the team to Doyle. As the BAU detain Easter, they have to see if he can or will divulge whatever ... Written by Huggo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

16 March 2011 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Jack Fahey: You know when a cigarette is best? After sex with me.
David Rossi: Mind your manners.
Jack Fahey: All right.
David Rossi: You're already extorting us for Prentiss' location.
Ashley Seaver: So, just out of curiosity, what's like working for Doyle?
Jack Fahey: He's not so tough.
Ashley Seaver: Wow. I bet you're his hookup, aren't you? I mean, after all, you're the man.
Jack Fahey: I could show you how much of a man I really am.
[Rossi moves to Jack]
Jack Fahey: All right, all right, all right. Jeez, what's with the sexy cop/bad cop routine? What do you two think...
[...]
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Well I'd say it was one heck of an episode
11 February 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First of all I'd like to state that I cried SO HARD. SO FREAKING HARD. This was the first episode of Criminal Minds I ever saw and it was the reason I wanted to continue. I don't believe the last reviewer was right at all, especially comparing Lauren to similar, but lesser NCIS episodes.

Of course it has issues, but what amazes me is the fact that they were able to pull together a half season story arc that fit Emily Prentiss to a T with so little time. There was absolute chaos going on behind the scenes (with Paget and AJ being fired, and the loss of key writers) yet they managed to write a phenomenal 2-parter with great detail. Even better, Matthew Gray Gubler directed and that really made it for me. I never looked at the clock once while watching the 6 episodes in this storyline.

Paget Brewster deserves all the awards. She absolutely killed it (no pun intended) and it's strange to see her go from comedy to drama but she pulled this episode off marvelously, the woman has some serious talent. I think she deserves more credit because really, I have no words for how deep Valhalla/Lauren are. Well done everyone at CM. You had everything against you and still managed to create one of the highest rated Criminal Minds episodes ever.


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How many more seasons? packersfan100
AJC and JLH both savinggraceklp-741-578409
CM Trivia: Da Plane! Da Plane! TJLitz77
Episode 200 - Seriously? gigik2
Lived Long and Prospered TJLitz77
JJ Saves the Day gigik2
Discuss Lauren (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?