Criminal Minds: Season 6, Episode 21

The Stranger (13 Apr. 2011)

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The team heads to San Diego, California where three murders have occurred in five days. The unrelated victims were each brunette, female, college students (in different institutions) ... See full summary »

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The team heads to San Diego, California where three murders have occurred in five days. The unrelated victims were each brunette, female, college students (in different institutions) majoring in education or some aspect of child care, and were murdered in their off campus home. Each murder, caused by multiple stab wounds, was successively more violent. Because of the unpredictable nature of the victims' schedules, the team realize that the victims were targeted and stalked. They also come to understand that the victims are surrogates for who will be the unsub's ultimate target. During the investigation, more murders occur with slightly different M.O.'s where the child care issue becomes more a central theme and a key piece for the team to find the murderer before he kills again and before he gets to his final target. Meanwhile, Strauss reviews Hotch's grief assessments of the team. The scrutiny unnerves all on the team, but Strauss admits the reason for the scrutiny to Hotch. Written by Huggo

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The photo of the unsub that is distributed by BAU is not the same as the one taken from the victims iPhone. In the original, the face was partially obscured and the dice logo wasn't visible on the baseball cap. See more »

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Dr. Spencer Reid: You know, San Diego's essentially one big college town, with an enrollment at SDCU of approximately 65,000 students.
Ashley Seaver: San Diego County has nine universities, five private, four public. We add seven more if we're including trade schools.
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