Criminal Minds: Season 7, Episode 7

There's No Place Like Home (9 Nov. 2011)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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When a series of tornadoes hits Kansas, the BAU is called in to investigate bodies of young boys that turn up in the aftermath of the storms. Also, work pressures cause tension on JJ's home front.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Travis James
M.E. Cranston
Lieutenant Beasley
Fran Meredith
Damon Weeks
Elijah Trichon ...
Shaun Rutledge


In the span of a week, the dead and beaten bodies of two Caucasian mid-teen boys are found in the aftermath of tornadoes in Wichita, Kansas. In addition, different body parts are missing from each boy, and each boy was a runaway who made money through street hustling. After dismissing the notion of the unsub wanting the authorities to believe the storms caused the pre-death trauma, the BAU determine that the tornadoes in and of themselves are part of the reason for the unsub's murder spree. After more bodies with different missing limbs are found, the BAU begins to figure out exactly what the unsub is planning on doing with the taken body parts. They get a break when there is a witness to the abduction of another teen-aged boy, albeit one with a stable family life. This latest act shows the team that the unsub is nearing the completion of his task which will take him, and by association them into chasing yet another tornado. Meanwhile, JJ and Will are having problems based on JJ's ... Written by Huggo

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The name of the episode is from Wizard of Oz. The bad guy's last name is Gulch. In The Wizard of Oz, the bad girl in Kansas has the last name Gulch. See more »


The "News report" claims that an "F2" tornado hit Wichita. This episode takes place in 2011/2012 (evidenced by the 2012 edition map atlas). The Enhanced Fujita scale went into effect in 2007. No news organization would have made mention of an "F2" tornado, it would have been called an "EF2". See more »


[first lines]
Travis James: Tucker, no. Don't. Tucker, no. Tucker, no. No. Get out!
[wakes up]
Travis James: Get out. Get out.
[bangs a box]
Travis James: It's coming, man! It's coming!
[brings a man out of the house trailer]
Travis James: It's beautiful, ain't it? The wrath of God himself! Just wait, man!
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