Criminal Minds (2005–2020)
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The Inspiration 

The team travels to Glendale, Arizona to search for an increasingly devolving killer.


Glenn Kershaw


Jeff Davis (created by), Janine Sherman Barrois




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Mantegna ... David Rossi
Shemar Moore ... Derek Morgan
Matthew Gray Gubler ... Dr. Spencer Reid
A.J. Cook ... Jennifer Jareau
Kirsten Vangsness ... Penelope Garcia
Jeanne Tripplehorn ... Alex Blake
Thomas Gibson ... Aaron Hotchner
Frederick Koehler ... Wallace Hines / Jesse Gentry (as Fred Koehler)
Camryn Manheim ... Carla Hines
JoNell Kennedy ... Sgt. Lynne Johnson
Brianne Howey ... Heather Clarke
Leah Garland ... Dr. Pat Lewis
Lauren Denham ... Corin Todd (as Lauren Lee Denham)
Robbie Silverman ... Mike Hardy (as Rob Silverman)
Katharine Everett ... Emma Coleman


Since Strauss' death, Hotch has been doing double duty. He has been asked to fill her position permanently - the only member of the team who he has told being Rossi - which he is seriously considering, if only to provide more time to spend with Jack, and to prevent an outsider from putting an unwanted administrative eye on the team. He will have time to contemplate this potential move when the team travels to Glendale, Arizona on their latest case. Two single, young women in individual cases were found in parks, each raped, shot through the heart, and placed in a praying/begging position postmortem. A third victim is found by the time they reach Glendale and a fourth shortly thereafter. Beyond the third victim being married, albeit separated from her husband, the team finds other similarities, namely that the victims were forced to eat human flesh, all from the head. The team believes that there is one single human head being used, that belonging to whoever the unsub's first victim ... Written by Huggo

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Jeanne Tripplehorn was only supposed to do season 8, but fans loved her so much that CBS decided to keep her for season 9. See more »


The truck that almost causes a traffic accident at the beginning of the episode has a black and white UN hazmat placard on the front bumper with the 4-digit code 1263. Sadly, this is a bogus placard. 1263 is the real hazmat code for "paint or paint-related materials", but it should be on a red "flammable" placard, not a black and white "toxic/corrosive" placard. See more »


Wallace Hines: Good afternoon, ladies.
[with the gun and the victim's head on plate]
Wallace Hines: Time to eat.
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Spoofs Hogan's Heroes (1965) See more »


Criminal Minds Theme
Composed by Mark Mancina
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13 June 2020 | by t_nelson80See all my reviews

At the time when hotch was telling Garcia to go ahead I share he called he Kristena

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25 September 2013 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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