Criminal Minds

Season 5

Season 5 : Episode 1

The Performer

Premiere Date: Aug 15 2010 TV14

The BAU team follows a trail of murders that seem to align with the tour pattern of a popular rockstar. The dark, vampire-like stage persona presented by the aging star seems to point to him as the killer, but the team struggles with so simple a solution, and begins to build a profile that not only looks at the troubled rocker, but also focuses on his circle of sycophantic followers and hangers on as well.

Season 5 : Episode 2

Public Enemy

Premiere Date: Aug 22 2010 TV14

The BAU is called to Providence, RI, to stop an UnSub who is slashing people's throats in public places. After the Team profiles this UnSub has the psychopathy of an arsonist, and not a spree killer, and is motivated by an underlying hatred for his father, they are able to catch him by creating a ruse which he cannot resist.

Season 5 : Episode 3

A Rite of Passage

Premiere Date: Aug 29 2010 TV14

The team tracks an Unsub who is killing illegal immigrants trying to cross into the U.S.

Season 5 : Episode 4

Nameless, Faceless

Premiere Date: Sep 05 2010 TV14

A local doctor receives a threat from a killer stating that he will kill the doctor's son. Until his son is dead, the killer will murder one person a day. Facing a ticking clock, the team must protect the doctor and his son while they track the UnSub.

Season 5 : Episode 5


Premiere Date: Sep 05 2010 TV14

A troubled man experiences a psychotic break and has left five people dead in his wake. The BAU must figure out what triggered the break and find him before he kills again.

Season 5 : Episode 6


Premiere Date: Sep 12 2010 TV14

The BAU investigate a judge who's hired a hit man to go after criminals that got away when he served on the bench.

Season 5 : Episode 7


Premiere Date: Sep 12 2010 TV14

The BAU track a pack of suspects who randomly murder their victims for the thrill of the kill.

Season 5 : Episode 8

The Eyes Have It

Premiere Date: Sep 19 2010 TV14

The BAU is called to Oklahoma City to help local authorities track a serial killer who removes the eyes of his murder victims and keeps them as souvenirs.

Season 5 : Episode 9


Premiere Date: Sep 19 2010 TV14

While investigating a series of murders of entire families in Hampton, Virginia, the BAU is forced to visit Red Onion Supermax Prison to seek advice from one of the most atrocious killers from the team's past, nicknamed "The Fox," who delivers a portentous message to Agent Hotchner.

Season 5 : Episode 10


Premiere Date: Sep 26 2010 TV14 V

When The Reaper returns to Washington for a final showdown, the team works frantically to catch him before he reaches SSA Hotchner's family.

Season 5 : Episode 11

The Slave of Duty

Premiere Date: Sep 26 2010 TV14 L

While Agent Hotchner takes a leave of absence to contemplate his future with the BAU, the team is called to investigate a home invasion case in Nashville without him.

Season 5 : Episode 12


Premiere Date: Dec 20 2010 TV14

The BAU tracks a con artist whose lost control and instead of just stealing the money of his wealthy victims he now kills them.

Season 5 : Episode 13

...A Thousand Words

Premiere Date: Dec 21 2010 TV14

In a warehouse filled with photos and clippings of missing women, the serial killer who abducted and murdered these women takes his own life. The team arrives on scene and sees that the killer's body is covered in tattoos. Every tattoo corresponds to the photos of the missing women, except one, Rebecca Daniels who vanished three weeks ago. The team profiles the dead serial killer in the hopes that Rebecca is still alive.

Season 5 : Episode 14

Exit Wounds

Premiere Date: Dec 22 2010 TV14

Garcia plays a crucial role in the case when she travels to Alaska with the BAU to investigate the murders of several residents of a small town.

Season 5 : Episode 15

The Internet is Forever

Premiere Date: Dec 23 2010 TV14

The BAU travels to Idaho to profile a serial killer who is using the internet to find his victims on social networking sites in Boise.

Season 5 : Episode 16

Our Darkest Hour

Premiere Date: Dec 24 2010 TV14

The BAU faces one of its most difficult cases when a serial killer is lured out of hiding after a series of rolling blackouts in Los Angeles give him the opportunity to pursue his victims in the darkness.

Season 5 : Episode 17

Cradle to Grave

Premiere Date: Mar 06 2011 TV14

The BAU travels to Albuquerque to investigate the case of a serial killer who impregnates young women and murders them after they have given birth.

Season 5 : Episode 18


Premiere Date: Mar 06 2011 TV14

After an ex-convict makes a daring escape from the BAU's custody and embarks on a killing spree in Lockport, New York, the team must profile the criminal's past in order to catch him again.

Season 5 : Episode 19

The Uncanny Valley

Premiere Date: Mar 13 2011 TV14

The Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.) team tracks an unidentified subject (Un Sub) who's created a collection of real life dolls by abducting women and keeping them in a state of conscious paralysis.

Season 5 : Episode 20

Mosley Lane

Premiere Date: Mar 20 2011 TV14

The BAU is called by local authorities in Ashburn, Virginia, to profile a predator who may have been abducting children for at least eight years.

Season 5 : Episode 21

Solitary Man

Premiere Date: Mar 27 2011 TV14

The team travels to New Mexico to investigate a truck driver in Edgewood who is kidnapping women and disposing of them in random locations as he tries to find a mother for his daughter.

Season 5 : Episode 22

The Fight

Premiere Date: Apr 03 2011 TV14 V-L

SSA Aaron Hotchner and his team investigate the murders of several homeless men in San Francisco and coordinate their efforts with another team of BAU agents who are working on a case that appears to be connected.

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