Criminal Minds, Season 8HDClosed Captioning
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Season eight of the drama 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 in San Diego and Los Angeles; in Oregon the team struggles to find a link between four men who go missing; later, the BAU profile an UnSub who surgically removes legs, often leading to the deaths of his test subjects. 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.
|1||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Silencer||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.||41:33||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|2||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Pact||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.||43:18||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|3||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThrough the Looking Glass||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.||43:59||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|4||HDClosed CaptioningVideoGod Complex||When a legless body is found in the New Mexico desert and a second unwilling amputee shows up at the hospital, the BAU team searches for this amateur surgeon before he preys upon his next reluctant victim. Also, Reid's phone calls to a mystery woman have the team intrigued. Ray Wise guest stars as Doctor John Nelson.||42:19||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|5||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Good Earth||When four men go missing in rural Oregon, the BAU searches for a common link among them in order to track them down. Also, JJ gets upset when her son Henry doesn't want to celebrate Halloween this year. Anne Dudek guest stars as Farmer Emma Kerrigan.||42:13||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|6||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Apprenticeship||When prostitutes in Miami are discovered murdered in a similar style to local animals found dead there, the BAU must work fast to find an UnSub whose confidence is quickly escalating. Also, Morgan tries to increase Reid's athletic skills by convincing him to join the bureau softball team. Matthew Lillard guest stars as David Roy Turner.||42:52||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|7||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Fallen||The BAU travels to Santa Monica when burned bodies of homeless people begin showing up by the famous pier. Also, Rossi reconnects with his former Marine sergeant from Vietnam (Meshach Taylor).||42:53||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|8||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Wheels on the Bus...||The BAU team goes in pursuit of a missing school bus full of children outside the Washington, D.C. area, and it becomes a race against time for them to bring them home safely. Andrew James Allen and David Gallagher guest star as brothers Josh and Matt Moore, and Reggie Hayes as Detective William Richards.||41:20||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|9||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMagnificent Light||When a recent attendee at a popular motivational speaker's conference in Seattle is murdered, the BAU looks at the speaker as the main suspect, but they have to refocus their investigation when the speaker himself goes missing. Also, Garcia is puzzled when Morgan declines to attend a dinner honoring an old family friend.||41:45||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|10||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Lesson||The BAU investigates a series of male bodies that have been oddly disposed of, finding themselves in search of a killer with ritualistic tendencies. Also, Reid gets anxious when faced with the possibility of meeting his mystery woman. Series star Matthew Gray Gubler directs the episode.||43:27||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|11||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPerennials||The BAU heads south to investigate a fast-moving UnSub whose signature matches that of a serial killer from 30 years ago. Also, the team learns that someone is tracking their cases and replicating crimes the BAU is solving.||41:25||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|12||HDClosed CaptioningVideoZugzwang||When Reid discovers that his girlfriend has been kidnapped by her stalker, he and the BAU team band together to find her before it's too late.||41:45||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|13||HDClosed CaptioningVideoMagnum Opus||While Reid copes with a loss in his personal life, the rest of the BAU travels to San Francisco to investigate victims discovered in the Mission District. Jamie Luner guest stars.||41:51||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|14||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAll That Remains||When the daughters of Bruce Morrison (Ken Olin), a writer whose wife mysteriously vanished a year ago, go missing on the anniversary of their mother's disappearance, the BAU is brought in to study Morrison as a possible suspect.||44:07||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|15||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBroken||The BAU heads to Austin to investigate victims found there with their watches set inaccurately, a clue which may connect the crimes.||42:37||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|16||HDClosed CaptioningVideoCarbon Copy||When victims are found in Philadelphia in a similar style to victims of The Replicator, the stalker who has been tracking the BAU's every move, the team thinks this could be the break they need to try and apprehend him. Scott Grimes guest stars.||41:29||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|17||HDClosed CaptioningVideoThe Gathering||The BAU investigates victims who were documenting their personal lives and inner desires on blog posts and social media. Also, Kevin gets jealous when he learns Garcia may have a new love interest.||42:16||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|18||HDClosed CaptioningVideoRestoration||The BAU goes to Morgan's old neighborhood in urban Chicago in search of an UnSub targeting middle-aged men, and a clue leads Morgan to believe that they are after someone connected to the man who molested him as a child. Skipp Sudduth and Julius Tennon guest star.||43:36||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|19||HDClosed CaptioningVideoPay It Forward||When a time capsule in a small Colorado town is opened 25 years later and contains a gruesome discovery, the BAU investigates that crime and a possible link to the death of a local police officer. Pamela Bellwood guest stars.||41:09||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|20||HDClosed CaptioningVideoAlchemy||The BAU travel to Rapid City after two male victims are discovered murdered in a ritualistic manner. Also, Reid continues to grieve over Maeve's death.||41:45||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|21||HDClosed CaptioningVideoNanny Dearest||The BAU travels to Los Angeles looking for an UnSub who is kidnapping nannies and the children they care for on the same day each year. Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer and Kent Schocknek guest star.||43:37||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|22||HDClosed CaptioningVideo#6||The BAU goes to Detroit to track an UnSub with a rapidly changing MO. Also, Blake's husband returns from overseas with a life-changing career proposition for her. D.W. Moffett and James and Erin Cummings guest star.||43:11||$2.99||View in iTunes|
|23||HDClosed CaptioningVideoBrothers Hotchner / The Replicator||The Replicator zeroes in on the BAU when the killer targets one of the team as the next victim. Also, the BAU is called in to investigate a string of deaths in Manhattan tied to apparent ecstasy overdoses, and Hotch discovers that his estranged brother, Sean, is caught in the middle. Mark Hamill, Bellamy Young, Beth Clemmons, and Eric Johnson guest star.||1:23:52||$2.99||View in iTunes|
Hard to think CM isn't winding down
Criminal Minds is stuck in a rut. What I loved about the Patinkin years is that at least initially the show really was about the intellectual side of criminology. Smart people doing their jobs. More or a thinking person's CSI (not that I ever watched CSI). I didn't notice the show getting more and more brutal at the time. Seeing where it has gone, looking back, it is obvious now. And I can see why Mandy wanted the hell out. Still, it remained a great show. I was hooked on the characters more than anything. And that is really where my problem with the show comes from presently. Been a few seasons now where we haven't really gotten to know Reid any better. He's my favorite. The guy suffered a drug addiction and the show hinted at a great story line only to have let it go to waste. I'm glad there was nothing like Reid compromising cases or anything tedious like that. Still. The show has lost much of its concern with the characters. Its humanity. And when it does indulge in personal scenes, it's always ALWAYS with the most annoying person on network TV. The computer girl and the weird, phony relationship with Morgan. OK, baby-momma (whatever the F that means), I was sick of that four years ago. Forget Reid. What about Hotch? Just as he's about to start a relationship, the show decides that would be a god time to start ignoring him, haha. I get it if the show is saying, look, he's OK now. Just a bit over simplified. And then again, where's Reid? Very little Reid for the last several years. I can't even remember the last time I felt like he was really even part of the show other than to stand in front of the local police finishing the hand off style presentation of serial killer profiles (which again doesn't ring true...that style of presentation). Something is broken here, guys.
Not Really Thrilled
I love this show, but I'm kinda bummed out about the new addition to the cast... I'll try to keep an open mind...
Best show ever
It's so additive sooo njoy the show and the cute smart guy !