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Criminal Minds

Series Summary
An elite squad of FBI profilers analyzes the country's most-twisted criminal minds, anticipating the perpetrators' next moves before they can strike again. Each member of the "mind hunter" team brings his or her expertise to pinpoint predators' motivations and identify emotional triggers in order to stop them. The team is led by a strong profiler, Special Agent Aaron Hotchner, who excels at gaining people's trust and eliciting their secrets. Other members of the team include a specialist on obsessional crimes, a quirky genius, and a computer wizard.

Air Dates: 2005 - Present

Genres: Crime drama, Mystery, Suspense

Network: CBS

Next Episode:

Season 10, Ep. 4 : The Itch Oct 22, 2014

A body is found covered in scratches, leading the BAU to believe that the person responsible has a chronic skin disorder.

  • Season 10, Ep. 2 : A Thousand Suns Oct 15, 2014

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    The BAU team goes to Colorado to investigate when a passenger jet crashes; the incident reminds Kate of a family tragedy.

  • Season 10, Ep. 3 : Burn Oct 8, 2014

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    The team members search for a vengeful suspect who was once abused; Garcia travels to Texas to confront the person she shot.

  • Season 10, Ep. 1 : X Oct 1, 2014

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    The team investigates a series of murders with unidentifiable victims in Bakersfield, Calif.; agent Kate Callahan joins the team.

  • Season 9, Ep. 24 : Demons May 14, 2014

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    The investigation in Texas reveals a deep web of corruption; Garcia must save a friend.

  • Season 9, Ep. 23 : Angels May 7, 2014

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    When prostitutes are murdered in Texas, their deaths seem to have religious overtones; members of the team are put at risk throughout the course of the investigation.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • It's not clear how seriously Patinkin takes the whole thing--it's the same actorly mystery that makes David Caruso's whispery bitterness such a kick on CSI: Miami. [31 Oct 2005, p.39] show more

  • It's kind of good. show more

  • The problem with "Criminal Minds" -- other than there are 48 series in a similar vein, 39 of them on CBS -- is that every person in this cast has an area of expertise, and they spend the hour telling you about it in the most unrealistic workplace conversations you'll ever hear. show more

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