Criminal Minds Season 9 Episodes
Season 9 Episode Guide
Episode 1 - The Inspiration
The hunt for a methodical killer takes the BAU to Arizona to search for an increasingly devolving UnSub, and the team speculates that Hatch is in the running to be the new BAU unit chief. Camryn Manheim guest stars as Carla Hines and Fred Koehler as her son.
Episode 2 - The Inspired
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. Camryn Manheim guest stars as Carla Hines and Fred Koehler as her son.
Episode 3 - Final Shot
When a sniper sticks Dallas, the BAU investigates whether the upcoming anniversary of the Kennedy assassination is a motivating factor or if something else is driving the UnSub. Eva LaRue guest stars as FBI Agent Tanya Mays.
Episode 4 - To Bear Witness
The BAU meets their new section chief, Mateo Cruz, who, 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. Esai Morales and David Anders guest star.
Episode 5 - Route 66
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. Meanwhile, the BAU searches for a missing teenager and investigate her estranged father as a suspect in her disappearance. Meredith Monroe and C. Thomas Howell guest star as Haley Hotchner and George Foyet.
Episode 6 - 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. Also, Garcia prepares for a "Day of the Dead" celebration at her apartment.
Episode 7 - Gatekeeper
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. Meanwhile, the BAU rallies around Rossi when his favorite bar is on the verge of closing. Series star Matthew Gray Gubler directs the episode.
Episode 8 - The Return
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. Also, Morgan has conflicting feelings when his girlfriend takes her job at a hospital as seriously as he takes his.
Episode 9 - Strange Fruit
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. Guest stars include Esai Morales, L. Scott Caldwell, Glynn Turman and Seth Gilliam.
Episode 10 - The Caller
When a young boy goes missing from his home in St. Louis, the BAU reinvestigates a similar cold case to search for the UnSub. Doug Savant and Marika Dominczyk guest star.
Episode 11 - Bully
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.
Episode 12 - 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. Paolo Costanzo guests stars as Shane Wyeth.
Episode 13 - 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. Also, the secret JJ has been keeping from the team may be catching up with her. Series star Joe Mantegna directs his first episode of the series. Meshach Taylor guest stars.
Episode 14 - 200
When JJ is kidnapped, the BAU delves into her time 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. Guest stars include Paget Brewster (returning as Emily Prentiss), Jayne Atkinson, Esai Morales, Josh Stewart, Nicholas Brendon, and Debrah Farentino.
Episode 15 - Mr. & 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.
Episode 16 - Gabby
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. Series star Thomas Gibson directs the episode. Ashley Jones guest stars.
Episode 17 - Persuasion
Mysterious drowning deaths discovered in the Las Vegas desert have the BAU trying to figure out the true cause and motive for the murders.
Episode 18 - Rabid
When three bodies are found with animal and human bite 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.
Episode 19 - 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. Guest stars include Aasha Davis and Emayatzy E. Corinealdi.
Episode 20 - Blood Relations
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. Series star Matthew Gray Gubler directed the episode. Guest stars include Adrienne Barbeau, Tobin Bell, and Ronnie Gene Blevins, all members of the feuding Howard and Lee families.
Episode 21 - 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. Meanwhile, Savannah vents her frustration to Morgan about the amount of traveling he does for his job.
Episode 22 - Fatal
When victims are found dead from arsenic poisoning in Long Beach, California, handwritten death threats and other clues have the BAU looking for an UnSub fascinated with Greek mythology. Meanwhile, Hotch has concerns about participating in Jack's third grade career day. Bruce Baumgartner guest stars.
Episode 23 - Angels
When the BAU is called to Texas to consult on the murders of prostitutes, evidence points to killings with religious overtones. But as they delve further into the investigation, the team could put their lives at risk. Esai Morales returns as BAU Section Chief Mateo Cruz. Michael Trucco and Brett Cullen also guest star.
Episode 24 - Demons
The BAU continues its murder investigation in Texas, and clues uncover a deep web of corruption that could be the motive for the killings. Meanwhile, as one team member's life hangs in the balance, another concerned BAU member must face a sad secret from the past, and Garcia is thrust into action to save a colleague. Esai Morales returns as BAU Section Chief Mateo Cruz. Michael Trucco and Brett Cullen guest star.
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