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 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. Guest Stars include Mackenzie Phillips and Kim Wayans.
When a Texas prisoner escapes during a transfer, he leaves behind victims with his unique trademark, sewing their mouths shut, a signature the BAU remembers as unique to the UnSub "The Silencer." While they investigate who he was and who he's become, the BAU also gets to know the newest member of the team.
Season eight begins with Alex Blake's (Jeanne Tripplehorn) first case with the BAU, in which the team travels to Texas after an ambulance carrying an UnSub known as "The Silencer" overturns on a highway. In their subsequent cases, the BAU travels to the West Coast after the bodies of two unrelated victims are dragged to their deaths behind cars, and the team struggles to find a link between four men who go missing. Meanwhile, Reid's personal and professional life collide as he becomes romantically attached to a scientist whom he only speaks to over the phone, but she may be harboring a dark secret.
When the BAU goes up against a gang of serial-killing bank robbers in Washington, D.C., the team tries to negotiate the situation unfolding inside the bank, but the stakes rise when one of their own becomes a hostages. (Guest stars include Josh Randall, Tricia Helfer, Evan Jones, Jayne Atkinson, Josh Stewart, Nicholas Brendon and Sebastian Roche)
Rossi and the team present one of the longest-tenured serial killer cases to college students, and they take the class through a nearly 20-year chase for the murderer. Mackenzie Astin guest stars.
After a notorious serial killer is executed, a copycat begins murdering women in the same Oklahoma town and in the same fashion. The BAU team must act fast before more victims are found.
When Morgan's sister sees a woman who looks like their presumed-dead cousin, Morgan is confronted with a lie he told his family to provide closure and BAU reopens the case. Shanola Hampton, Chad L.Coleman, Erica Gimpel and Denise Dowse guest star.
The BAU team heads to Oregon to investigate a series of gothic, ritualistic murders. Robert Englund and Juliet Landau guest star.
When a scared, emaciated young boy is found in the Arizona desert and another boy winds up missing, the BAU begins searching for the kidnapper as Morgan reaching into his scarred past, tries to bond with the found child. Garrett M. Brown and Jackson Pace guest star.
When married couples fostering young children end up being killed in Seattle, the BAU team looks for an unsub with a maternal-yet-murderous instinct. Also, Garcia fears a possible proposition from Kevin. Teri Polo guest stars.
The heat is on in Atlanta when the BAU investigates murders of women and realizes they are looking for more than one unsub.
The BAU team investigates a series of brutal home invasions and murders in California's Inland Empire that appear to be gang-related, but their investigation may uncover a more sinister motivation.
The BAU team hit choppy waters on the beaches of Southern California when they discover a series of bodies hidden in lifeguard towers along the coast.
The BAU tries their luck in Atlantic City when the team is called in to investigate a series of ritualistic casino-related murders. Also, after a spat with her boyfriend, Kevin, Garcia thinks she and Morgan may have gotten a little too friendly with each other. Dean Cain Guest Stars as Down-On-His-Luck Gambler Curtis Banks.
The BAU team searches for a serial rapist in Houston known as "The Piano Man" who has resurfaced and is assaulting his previous victims. Also, Prentiss tries to come to terms with her trauma from last year and with rejoining the team.
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