When Reid and Garcia are abducted by Benjamin Merva, it's up to the rest of the team to find them. The BAU finds surprising clues in their own history to solve why the two heroes have been targeted by a mass murderer. It's a race to save them before a "Believers" prophecy is fulfilled.
When the mummified remains of numerous victims are found in the walls of an elderly couple's remote South Carolina home, Rossi, JJ, and Simmons are dispatched to track down a trail of clues that date back over 20 years. The hunt becomes urgent after BAU learns the killer has a specific ritual of when to strike, and like clockwork another person goes missing. Also, Rossi reconnects with his ex-wife, Krystall.
When packages with gruesome contents are delivered to six people in the Washington, D.C. area, the BAU must first figure out what connects the recipients before they can identify the UnSub. Also, Simmons and Kristy struggle to connect with their son, David, who is suspended from school for aggressive behavior.
Soon after the BAU steps in to help local law enforcement isolate a prime suspect for a ritualistic murder in Tallahassee, Fla., a second person who is related to the first victim is killed under similar circumstances. Also, Prentiss is concerned about Garcia's behavior in the aftermath of her abduction and has an idea of how to help with the healing process.
The Tall Man+
The BAU investigates a spooky local ghost story of the "Tall Man" and the clues it provides when two people go missing in the woods of East Allegheny's Dead Man's Conservatory, and a third mysteriously surfaces the following day with limited details as to what happened to her friends. To assist with the case, JJ reluctantly returns to her hometown, triggering emotional flashbacks to age 11 and her older sister's tragic death.
The BAU heads to Bethesda, Md., to investigate four murders in the span of three days along the eastern seaboard. The crimes become personal for Alvez, when the team discovers there are ties to his time spent five years ago working alongside the DEA and the Mexican police force in pursuit of the most notorious hitman in Mexico. Also, Alvez and his girlfriend, Lisa, decide to move in together.
It's literally a race against the clock for the BAU to capture the vigilantes behind a series of attacks taking place every 27 minutes in the nation's capital. Prentiss and Unit Chief Andrew Mendoza lead the effort to identify the UnSubs and what's motivating them.
The BAU investigates a double homicide and kidnapping in New Hampshire. Also, Rossi's plans to elevate his relationship with Krystall don't go as planned.
A professor from Lewis' past tips off the BAU to an alarming number of overdose deaths of patients who just completed rehab.
Flesh and Blood+
Prentiss faces her past when the BAU is sent to investigate the murders of prominent businessmen, all of whom are missing their hearts. Also, Prentiss plans a romantic first date with Mendoza, but the evening is cut short by an urgent call from Rossi.
The BAU team heads to Portland, Ore., to investigate a chilling abduction that may be linked to a local couple killed in their home a week earlier.
Prentiss and The BAU team fly to Iowa to investigate the disappearance of three 10-year-old children who appear to have been abducted from their homes in the middle of the night, with surveillance video from a neighborhood park as their only lead to finding the children's whereabouts.
Rossi questions his actions in the aftermath of a near-death struggle with a serial killer who appears to have outsmarted the BAU.
Sick and Evil+
The BAU leads the investigation into a string of murders taking place in supposedly haunted houses in Lewiston, Maine.
Truth or Dare+
Wedding bells are ringing as Rossi prepares to marry Krystall. But first, the BAU team travels to Los Angeles to investigate a series of fatal shootings in broad daylight following car accidents.
Agent Matt Simmons joins the BAU team in a race to take down Mr. Scratch and save one of their own in the process.
To a Better Place+
The BAU investigates three similar crimes in which victims' remains are discovered in old suitcases.
When successful businessmen in Detroit are targeted by an anger-driven power-assertive Unsub, the BAU is called in to investigate.
The BAU investigates a workplace shooting committed by a state-of-the-art drone in Silicon Valley.
When Garcia experiences anxiety over a case that's personal to her from her past, Morgan visits to lend emotional support.
When several women go missing in Virginia, the BAU must figure out what they have in common in order to find them.
Dust and Bones+
The BAU searches for an unsub in Austin, Texas who is targeting prominent members of the community.
When an UnSub in Miami sensationalizes his crimes by giving the local media exclusive footage, the BAU is called in to investigate.
When two members of a conspiracy group in Roswell, New Mexico perish in quick succession, the BAU is called to investigate.
When a series of backyard pool homicides are reported in California, the BAU team team searches for an UnSub with a puzzling past.
The BAU team's investigation into the home invasion and attempted homicide of a police chief's wife uncovers a world of secrets in a small town in Virginia.
Bad Moon On The Rise+
The BAU is called to New York when several casualties of a brutal nature are reported in Central Park.
The BAU is called to investigate a series of D.C. homicides where cryptic messages are found inside the mouths of each victim.
The BAU is called when the New Orleans P.D. discovers a mass grave inside a vandalized above-ground crypt in a local cemetery.
The FBI's assistant director of national security, Linda Barnes, joins the BAU as they investigate a quadruple homicide of a group of roommates in St. Louis.
Away from the watchful eye of the FBI's assistant director of national security, Linda Barnes, the BAU meets in secret to investigate an UnSub who appears to be kidnapping and photographing young women.
The BAU is called to Oklahoma to investigate a murderous clown terrorizing the sleepy town of Guymon.
The Dance Of Love+
The BAU travels to Chicago to investigate an unsub who leaves red roses on each victim. Also, Rossi gets an unexpected visit from his ex-wife, Krystall Richards.
The BAU takes charge of a hostage situation at a law firm in D.C., where Matt Simmons' wife, Kristy, works.
All You Can Eat+
The Centers for Disease Control calls on the BAU when they suspect bioterrorism is behind a series of mysterious deaths in Virginia. Also, Garcia visits her stepbrother, Carlos, to take care of a difficult family issue.
The BAU is called to Taos, N.M. to investigate an UnSub who is targeting his victims' temporal lobes.
When Reid discovers former FBI Special Agent Owen Quinn locked inside a storage unit, the BAU questions the credibility of Quinn's bizarre accounts of searching for an UnSub that he named "The Strangler".
The Crimson King+
Joins the BAU team, which is tasked with capturing a killer who escaped prison with 13 other convicts at the end of last season.
When JJ arrives home shaken after a rough case, she breaks down and tells her husband about the abduction of two children.
The BAU welcomes back Emily Prentiss as they are called upon to investigate the disappearance of three women.
The BAU team searches for a serial killer along the Appalachian Trail in rural Virginia.
The Anti-Terror Squad+
The BAU investigates if bullying may be the link between two high school students who are the sole survivors after both of their families are killed.
When three children disappear while riding their bikes on the same path as a similar unsolved disappearance 30 years ago, the BAU team comes in to investigate.
Brother arrives in town, knowing everything about her and her family, and she is unable to make contact with her real sibling.
The BAU team heads to Yakima, Wash., after the remains of a dozen people are found along a creek bed.
As Rossi conducts a profiling course on his birthday, he receives a call from his serial killer nemesis, Tommy Yates, telling him the location of his latest victim.
Seek and Destroy+
The BAU team investigates a series of home invasions in upscale neighborhoods in San Diego involving casualties.
When a bizarre hieroglyph found under a deceased homeless man's armpit is the same from previous casualties a few years ago, the BAU is called in to investigate. Also, Reid decides to take his mother out of a clinical study early to bring her home with him.
The BAU team is called in to investigate when male victims are found with no way to identify them.
When a BAU member gets in trouble in Mexico, the team enlists the services of the International Response Team for their help.
The BAU investigates the cause of several fatal car crashes involving drivers and pedestrians. Also, Reid gets bad news.
The BAU investigates when several young men and women are victims of disfiguring acid attacks. Also, Dr. Reid begins to settle into his new surroundings.
Assistance Is Futile+
A mother steps forward with valuable information for the BAU to aid in their investigation of an unsub known as the bone crusher. Also, Reid must adapt to a new set of rules in prison life.
In the Dark+
The BAU believes two unsubs may be operating at the same time, when victims killed in two drastically different ways are discovered in the same city. Also, the team grapples with keeping Reid safe in prison.
The BAU investigates an urban vampire in New York who kidnaps his victims at night and holds them underground in the sewer system. Also, Reid makes an impossible decision in prison that severely affects himself and other inmates.
The BAU is called after three victims are found tied to stakes in the Arizona desert.
When several federal government employees, including a close friend of Walker's, succumb to symptoms of a heart attack, the BAU investigates. Also, Reid anxiously awaits his trial date.
When Reid fears his mother has been abducted, he asks the BAU to investigate while he's stuck in prison.
Comes to the team with a lead that might help catch Mr. Scratch, the elusive fugitive that has been tormenting the team all season.
The BAU searches for a serial killer who leaves distinctive marks on victims' faces with the help of an impressive potential new team member, forensic psychologist Dr. Tara Lewis:
When a Los Angeles bus is attacked with sarin gas, the BAU must act quickly to find the suspect before a larger-scale incident occurs.
Til Death Do Us Part+
When brides-to-be in Savannah are killed on the eve of their nuptials, the BAU suspects a jilted UnSub is at work.
When three restaurant workers are killed in a robbery/homicide in Las Vegas, N.M., the BAU looks at a cold case that happened in the town six years ago for leads.
The Night Watch+
When the BAU investigates incidents of bodies being incorporated into macabre graffiti art in Detroit, they suspect an elusive-yet-notorious street artist could be the UnSub. Also, Dr. Lewis struggles to balance her relationship with her fiancé and her work.
When a woman is murdered in a small town in Florida inhabited entirely by sex offenders, the BAU faces a community full of suspects. Also, Lewis receives a career opportunity that may take her away from the BAU.
The team is alarmed when Giuseppe Montolo dies in prison after he warns Morgan about the "Dirty Dozen," an underground group of hitmen, and JJ returns from maternity leave.
The BAU hunts an UnSub in Phoenix who is kidnapping victims and depriving them of sleep. Also, Hotch and Garcia deal with the threat from the underground hitman group, the "Dirty Dozen".
After two undercover DEA agents are murdered and a third goes missing, the BAU joins the NSA to investigate whether an underground Internet drug syndicate is involved. Also, Hotch hopes the team's work with the NSA brings them closer to finding the "Dirty Dozen" hitmen ring.
"Future Perfect" -The BAU searches for an UnSub who may be fascinated with medical experimentation.
The BAU implements an elaborate strategy to try and take down the "Dirty Dozen" hitmen ring, with Reid playing a central role.
When bodies are discovered in public places throughout Boston, the BAU investigates whether a taxi or ride-share service the victims used before their deaths could lead the team to the UnSub.
The BAU searches for a motive and an UnSub when victims are found in truck stop restrooms along highways throughout the South.
When an 18-year-old girl escapes from a suburban home where she was held captive for years with two other women, the BAU searches for the Unsub who kidnapped them.
A Badge and a Gun+
Women are found dead inside their own homes throughout L.A. The BAU searches security footage for an UnSub who was invited into each victim's home.
When Morgan is abducted, the BAU scrambles to find him and save his life.
The BAU heads to Wichita in search of an UnSub abducting children while their parents sleep. Also, Morgan tries to find who was responsible for his attack.
Beautiful Disaster, Version 2+
The Behaviorial Analysis Unit is composed of an elite team of FBI profilers who analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds and anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
When former BAU team member and current Interpol Agent Emily Prentiss tracks an international serial killer, she enlists the help of her friends at the BAU after she is convinced the UnSub's next victim is on American soil. Also, the BAU deals with Morgan's departure from the team.
The BAU searches for an UnSub who is purposely disfiguring victims. Also, Rossi has an awkward reunion with his ex-wife, Hayden Montgomery, who kept his daughter, Joy, a secret from him for nearly 30 years.
The BAU enters into a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with a convicted serial killer after guards at a Virginia prison intercept a package with evidence relating to the kidnapping of two boys several years ago. The team believes the notorious killer may have information on the boys' whereabouts.
Hotch is apprehended for suspected conspiracy and the BAU suspects a larger plot may be brewing.
The BAU team investigate a list of murders in Bakersfield, California. The victims have been left unidentifiable by their murderer(s). Elsewhere the team welcome new agent Kate Callahan into the BAU family.
Following a series of abductions and murders in Seattle, the BAU look for an UnSub who was abused in the past and is after revenge.
A Thousand Suns+
A passenger jet crashes in Colorado, leaving the BAU team to build a profile around the suspicious events. Kate is reminded of a family tragedy.
After a body is found in Atlanta covered in scratches, the BAU learn that this death and other subsequent murders could all be linked to an UnSub with an obsessive skin disorder.
After a young boy who went missing in San Diego on Halloween reappears a year later, the BAU are called out into action after another trick-or-treater disappears in similar circumstances.
If The Shoe Fits+
It is a difficult time for the team when finding a common denominator among several victims in Montana. After the death of her sister, J.J. is struggling with her feelings.
After victims with massive social media followings are discovered dead in Maryland, the BAU looks for an UnSub taking on the person of an Internet urban legend.
The Boys Of Sudworth Place+
After a prominent attorney vanishes in Boston, the BAU discover secrets from his past which could give a clue to his sudden disappearance.
The BAU follow a conflicted killer in the state of Virginia who feels remorseful having committing crimes.
The BAU is called to Salt Lake City, Utah to investigate a suspicious triple-homicide. They eventually discover that a fugitive killer could possibly be linked to the UnSub and he could also be a familiar face.
The Forever People+
When frozen bodies are found in Nevada floating in water, the BAU’s investigation leads them to suspect that the victims were part of a cult that could be behind the deaths. Also, JJ confronts old demons from her abduction and torture last year.
The BAU searches Tallahassee for a serial killer who calls the authorities to report the crimes prior to committing them. Also, as Rossi prepares for a weekend visit with his daughter, Joy, he receives startling news about the death of a comrade from the Vietnam War.
The members of the BAU team are brought back to their origins as they look at one of Gideon and Rossi's old cases.
The BAU heads to Indianapolis, Indiana where a bomb has just exploded at a popular chain coffee house, killing several. The police believe this bomb is related to a bombing one week earlier at a school.
Peter Folkmore was an abused child and is an abuser as an adult. He captures women and abuses them for not reciting the exact instruction Peter gives them.
When two guards at a privatized maximum security prison in Texas are murdered, the BAU suspects that more than one UnSub within the prison could be at work.
The BAU is called to Wisconsin in search of a serial killer, and the team looks for a connection among the victims for clues to the UnSub. Also, Kate has trouble dealing with her niece, Meg, when she begins acting out.
Rock Creek Park+
When the wife of an increasingly prominent Congressman disappears, the BAU investigate and come to consider his adversaries and political enemies as potential suspects of the abduction, or possibly murder.
When an innocent family of four is abducted while vacationing in Barbados, Hotch and Cruz enlist the assistance of the FBI's most elite team in handling international cases. They realize that this situation closely resembles a case that the BAU once handled in Florida.
A Place At The Table+
When a family from Maryland is found murdered at their dining room table, the team tracks down other family members and friends to uncover secrets and details from the past in hopes to find out what may have led to it, and to catch who is responsible.
The BAU searches for a suspect who controls minds; the hunt puts one team member in danger.
When shooting victims are found in the Los Angeles area with possible links to criminal activity, the BAU searches for a vigilante UnSub.
When Kate's niece and her best friend Markayla are kidnapped, the BAU suspects an online predator engaged in sex trafficking who poses as a teenage boy.
The hunt for a methodical killer takes the BAU to Arizona to search for an increasingly devolving UnSub, and the team speculates that Hotch is in the running to be the new BAU unit chief.
As the BAU zeroes in on the suspect of the ritualistic killings they’ve been investigating in Arizona, a bizarre connection within the UnSub’s family could lead them to finally nab the suspect.
When a sniper strikes Dallas, the BAU investigates whether the upcoming anniversary of the Kennedy assassination is a motivating factor or if something else is driving the UnSub.
To Bear Witness+
The BAU meets their new section chief, Mateo Cruz, who, unbeknownst to them, shares a long work history with JJ.
As Hotch fights for his life due to complications from his stabbing at the hands of George Foyet, a.k.a. “The Reaper,” he experiences visions of his late wife, Haley, and his nemesis, Foyet.
In The Blood+
When the BAU investigates victims of possible ritualistic murders in Utah, clues lead them to believe that the UnSub they are looking for might have a fascination with the Salem Witch Trials.
After a series of strangulations in Boston, the BAU looks for an UnSub who likes to keep mementos of the victims, and the team wonders if a common link to the casualties could lead them to the culprit.
When teenagers who were reported missing are suspected of a series of mass murders in Chicago, the BAU investigates their whereabouts to find a motive for the crimes
When skeletons are found in the backyard of a Virginia home, the BAU centers its investigation on the family living there, unearthing family secrets rooted in the past racial divisions in the South.
When a young boy goes missing from his home in St. Louis, the BAU reinvestigates a similar cold case to search for the UnSub.
When the BAU is called to Kansas City to investigate a series of murders, a tense reunion ensues between Blake and her father, a retired police captain, and her brother, a detective, who must work together to help solve the crime.
The Black Queen+
When the BAU goes to San Jose to investigate a string of murders, Garcia delves into her hacker past and reconnects with her old flame to help the team with the case.
The Road Home+
While the BAU looks for a vigilante killer on the loose in Cleveland, Rossi is concerned when his former Marine sergeant goes missing and heads to Los Angeles to find him.
The team searches for JJ whilst uncovering the truth behind her time at the state department. They receive assistance from Emily Prentiss, who returns with vital information.
Mr. and Mrs. Anderson+
When the BAU investigates several murders in the Pittsburgh area, the team searches for a pair of UnSubs working as a team. Also, Garcia and Morgan share their Valentine's Day plans for their respective significant others.
When a 4-year-old girl goes missing while staying with a relative in Mississippi, the BAU uncovers some startling truths as the team races to find the child and bring her to safety.
Mysterious drowning deaths discovered in the Las Vegas desert have the BAU trying to figure out the true cause and motive for the murders.
When three bodies are found with animal and human bite marks in a shallow grave near Milwaukee, the BAU has puzzling questions to answer.
The Edge Of Winter+
As the BAU wraps up an investigation into unusual stabbings in Upstate New York, Morgan’s visit with one of the crime’s survivors could uncover more questions left for the team to answer.
When two murder victims are found in a backwoods community in West Virginia, the BAU uncovers a long-simmering feud between two families and must investigate which side could be responsible for the deaths.
What Happens In Mecklinburg...+
A series of targeted kidnappings near Memphis have the BAU searching for a commonality between the missing persons and a motive to lead to the UnSub.
When victims are found dead from arsenic poisoning in Long Beach, Calif., handwritten death threats and other clues have the BAU looking for an UnSub fascinated with Greek mythology.
When the BAU is called to Texas to consult on the murders of prostitutes, evidence points to killings with religious overtones.
The BAU continues its murder investigation in Texas, and clues uncover a deep web of corruption that could be the motive for the killings.
The BAU is called to Texas to search for an escaped killer known as "The Silencer", while the team welcomes its newest member into the fold.
When the bodies of two seemingly unrelated victims are found just hours apart in San Diego and Los Angeles respectively, the BAU suspects that that not one, but two killers are working together to commit these murders.
Through the Looking Glass+
When one Kansas family turns up dead and another goes missing, the BAU looks for a link between the cases to find out who is behind the kidnappings and murders. Also, Hotch gets surprising news from Beth.
When a legless body is found in the New Mexico desert and a second unwilling amputee shows up at the hospital, the BAU team searches for this amateur surgeon before he preys upon his next reluctant victim.
The Good Earth+
When four men go missing in rural Oregon, the BAU searches for a common link among them in order to track them down. Also, JJ gets upset when her son Henry doesn't want to celebrate Halloween this year.
When prostitutes in Miami are discovered murdered in a similar style to local animals found dead there, the BAU must work fast to find an UnSub whose confidence is quickly escalating.
The BAU travels to Santa Monica when burned bodies of homeless people begin showing up by the famous pier. Also, Rossi reconnects with his former Marine sergeant from Vietnam.
The Wheels on the Bus+
The BAU team goes in pursuit of a missing school bus full of children outside the Washington, D.C. area, and it becomes a race against time for them to bring them home safely.
When a recent attendee at a popular motivational speaker’s conference in Seattle is murdered, the BAU looks at the speaker as the main suspect, but they have to refocus their investigation when the speaker himself goes missing.
The BAU investigates a series of male bodies that have been oddly disposed of, finding themselves in search of a killer with ritualistic tendencies. Also, Reid gets anxious when faced with the possibility of meeting his mystery woman.
The BAU heads south to investigate a fast-moving UnSub whose signature matches that of a serial killer from 30 years ago. Also, the team learns that someone is tracking their cases and replicating crimes the BAU is solving.
When Reid discovers that his girlfriend has been kidnapped by her stalker, he and the BAU team band together to find her before it’s too late.
While Reid copes with a loss in his personal life, the rest of the BAU travels to San Francisco to investigate victims discovered in the Mission District.
All the Remains+
When the daughters of Bruce Morrison, a writer whose wife mysteriously vanished a year ago, go missing on the anniversary of their mother’s disappearance, the BAU is brought in to study Morrison as a possible suspect.
The BAU heads to Austin to investigate victims found there with their watches set inaccurately, a clue which may connect the crimes. Meanwhile, the UnSub stalking the BAU inches closer in his pursuit of the team.
When victims are found in Philadelphia in a similar style to victims of The Replicator, the stalker who has been tracking the BAU’s every move, the team thinks this could be the break they need to try and apprehend him.
The BAU investigates victims who were documenting their personal lives and inner desires on blog posts and social media.
The BAU goes to Morgan’s old neighborhood in urban Chicago in search of an UnSub targeting middle-aged men, and a clue leads Morgan to believe that they are after someone connected to the man who molested him as a child.
Pay It Forward+
When a time capsule in a small Colorado town is opened 25 years later and contains a gruesome discovery, the BAU investigates that crime and a possible link to the death of a local police officer.
The BAU travel to Rapid City after two male victims are discovered murdered in a ritualistic manner. Also, Reid continues to grieve over Maeve’s death.
The BAU travels to Los Angeles looking for an UnSub who is kidnapping nannies and the children they care for on the same day each year.
The BAU goes to Detroit to track an UnSub with a rapidly changing MO. Also, Blake’s husband returns from overseas with a life-changing career proposition for her.
In the first part of the two episode season finale, the BAU is called in to investigate a string of deaths in Manhattan tied to apparent ecstasy overdoses, and Hotch discovers that his estranged brother, Sean, is caught in the middle.
The Replicator zeroes in on the BAU when the killer targets one of the team as the next victim. The team must now struggle against his endgame as the stakes grow higher.
It Takes a Village+
The BAU team is at crossroads when they are questioned by a Senate Committee for their retaliatory actions to revenge on Doyle with help from a familiar face. They find out that Morgan has been tracking Doyle and that Doyle's son is in danger.
The BAU team searches rural Oklahoma when women are being found murdered after being robbed of one of their five senses. JJ and Prentiss get the cold shoulder from Reid as he deals with their deception about Prentiss' presumed death.
The BAU team investigates a mass murder at an Internet security company in nearby Charlottesville but clues reveal it is not a typical serial killer at work. Meanwhile, Prentiss must complete recertification training under Morgan's watchful eye
Survivors of a high school massacre in Boise that occurred in October 2001 return to remember the event 10 years later, but the BAU team is called in when a new killer with a similar style targets the survivors.
From Childhood's Hour+
The BAU team investigates the abductions of young children with troubled mothers in St. Louis. Rossi reconnects with his first wife, who has shocking news for him.
The BAU search California's Angeles National Forest after a number of bodies mysteriously turn up in the mountain lakes there. Meanwhile, Rossi struggles with an agonizing decision regarding his ex-wife.
There's No Place Like Home+
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. Work pressures cause tension on JJ's home front.
A case turns personal for Garcia when the BAU investigate the disappearance of a woman in her survivors' support group whose daughter went missing seven years earlier.
When a small group of military academy youths commit a mass suicide, the BAU team looks into the real reasons behind their actions. Meanwhile, Hotch and Morgan butt heads when a team member could be in jeopardy.