Criminal Minds: Season 9

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An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike... More

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Criminal Minds: Season 9 episodes

Episode 9.1

The Inspiration (1)

The hunt for a methodical killer takes the BAU to... More Arizona to search for an increasingly devolving unsub, and the team speculates that Hotch is in the running to be the new BAU Section Chief following the death of Erin Strauss.

Episode 9.2

The Inspired (2)

As the BAU zeroes in on the suspect of the... More ritualistic killings they've been investigating in Arizona, a bizarre connection within the unsub's family could lead them to finally nab the suspect.

Episode 9.3

Final Shot

When a sniper strikes Dallas, the BAU investigates whether the... More upcoming anniversary of the Kennedy assassination is a motivating factor or if something else is driving the unsub.

Episode 9.4

To Bear Witness

The BAU meets their new section chief, Mateo Cruz, who,... More unbeknownst to them, shares a long work history with JJ. Cruz joins the team as they comb the streets of Baltimore for an unsub who leaves victims unable to communicate.


Route 66

During the BAU's initial briefing for their latest case, Hotch... More collapses. He is rushed to the hospital suffering from complications resulting from his near fatal stabbing by George Foyet aka The Reaper. Meanwhile, the rest of the team, while concerned for his life, are urged by Rossi to go to Wichita, Kansas to work on that case of sixteen year old Samantha Wilcox who was abducted by her ex-con father, Eddie Lee Wilcox. In the process, Eddie severely beat Samantha's boyfriend. Eddie had not been in contact with his ex-wife, Samantha's mother Melody Grimes, in quite some time, she who moved with Samantha to Wichita to get away from him. In reviewing evidence, the team believes Samantha may not have plotted with her father, but was a willing participant in their getaway. She is probably unaware however of her father's most recent past, which looks to include armed robbery, mob connections and murder, from which he is probably running. They're afraid that Samantha may not survive if Eddie is pushed into a corner. Back at the hospital, Hotch is in surgery, during which time he encounters Haley and Foyet together in his thoughts, which may determine his fate on the operating table.


In The Blood

The BAU are called to Utah to investigate the murder... More of a women who died by being buried under stones. All while Penelope plans a Day of the Dead party.



Though Rossi is sad because his favorite bar is closing,... More the team goes to Boston to solve a series of strangulations.


The Return

When teenagers who were reported missing are suspected of a... More series of mass murders in Chicago, the BAU investigates their whereabouts to find a motive for the crimes. Also, Morgan has conflicting feelings when his girlfriend takes her job at a hospital as seriously as he takes his.


Strange Fruit

When skeletons are discovered in the backyard of a home... More in Virginia, family secrets and past racial divisions are brought to light.


The Caller

When a young boy goes missing from his home in... More St. Louis, the BAU reinvestigates a similar cold case to search for the UnSub.



When the BAU is called to Kansas City to investigate... More 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

A murder investigation leads to Garcia delving into her hacker... More past -- and reconnecting with her former love.


The Road Home

As the team searches for a vigilante killer in Cleveland,... More Rossi's former Marine sergeant goes missing in Los Angeles; J.J.'s secret catches up with her.



When JJ is kidnapped, the BAU delves into her time... More at the State Department to find clues to her disappearance and uncover a secret mission that now puts her life in danger. To help with their search for JJ, the team calls upon Prentiss to help in the crisis


Mr. & Mrs. Anderson

The BAU travels to Pittsburgh on the hunt for a... More pair of suspects that appear to be working together as a team; Garcia and Morgan reveal their Valentine's Day plans for their respective significant others to each other.



When a 4-year-old girl goes missing while staying with a... More relative in Mississippi, the BAU uncovers some startling truths as the team races to find the child and bring her to safety.



The BAU must determine the true cause and motive when... More several drowned people are discovered in the Las Vegas desert.



When three bodies are found with animal and human bite... More marks in a shallow grave near Milwaukee, the BAU has puzzling questions to answer. Meanwhile, Reid and Garcia work out for a company fitness test, but try to hide their preparation from Morgan.


The Edge of Winter

Morgan's visit with a survivor of unusual stabbings in upstate... More New York leads to more questions about the case.


Blood Relations

Two murder victims are found in a West Virginia backwoods... More community. The investigation reveals that the homicides may be linked to a long-simmering feud between two families.


What Happens in Mecklinburg ...

The team searches for a commonality when a series of... More target abductions take place; Savannah is frustrated with Morgan's traveling.



Victims of arsenic poisoning are found in Long Beach. The... More investigation reveals that the killer has a fascination with Greek mythology, based on handwritten death threats to the deceased and other mysterious clues. Meanwhile, Hotch becomes concerned about participating in Jack's third-grade career day.


Angels (1)

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


Demons (2)

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

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