Criminal Minds Season 8

Season 8 (2012)


The eighth season of Criminal Minds premiered on CBS on September 26, 2012. The series was officially renewed for an eighth season on March 14, 2012. In Canada, the eighth season airs one day earlier on CTV than on CBS in the United States.

Score: 7.8/10 from 1067 votes
First Air Date: 2012-09-26
Last Air Date: 2020-02-19
Total Seasons: 15
Total Episodes: 324
Serie Status: Ended

Season 8 Episodes

Episode 1 The Silencer (2012-09-26)
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.
Episode 2 The Pact (2012-10-10)
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.
Episode 3 Through the Looking Glass (2012-10-17)
An UNSUB who kidnaps families with the intention of making them admit to and pay for their indiscretions.
Episode 4 God Complex (2012-10-24)
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.
Episode 5 The Good Earth (2012-10-31)
The team heads to Oregon as four men have gone missing.
Episode 6 The Apprenticeship (2012-11-07)
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.
Episode 7 The Fallen (2012-11-14)
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.
Episode 8 The Wheels on the Bus (2012-11-21)
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.
Episode 9 Magnificent Light (2012-11-28)
An attendee at a popular motivational-speaker's conference in Seattle is murdered and the speaker himself disappears soon afterward. Meanwhile, Garcia is puzzled when Morgan refuses to attend a dinner honoring an old family friend.
Episode 10 The Lesson (2012-12-05)
A ritualistic killer is hunted after male bodies are found that have been physically altered. Meanwhile, Reid gets anxious at the prospect of meeting his mystery woman.
Episode 11 Perrenials (2012-12-12)
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.
Episode 12 Zugzwang (2013-01-16)
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.
Episode 13 Magnum Opus (2013-01-23)
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.
Episode 14 All That Remains (2013-02-06)
A writer's daughters vanish on the anniversary of their mother's disappearance, which leads the BAU to investigate the man as a possible suspect.
Episode 15 Broken (2013-02-20)
The BAU heads to Austin to investigate victims found there with their watches set inaccurately, a clue which may connect the crimes. Meanwhile, the UnSub stalking the BAU inches closer in his pursuit of the team.
Episode 16 Carbon Copy (2013-02-27)
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.
Episode 17 The Gathering (2013-03-20)
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.
Episode 18 Restoration (2013-04-03)
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.
Episode 19 Pay It Forward (2013-04-10)
When a time capsule in a small Colorado town is opened twenty-five years later and contains a gruesome discovery, the BAU investigates the crime and find a possible link to the death of a local police officer.
Episode 20 Alchemy (2013-05-01)
The BAU travel to Rapid City after two male victims are discovered murdered in a ritualistic manner. Also, Reid continues to grieve over Maeveā€™s death.
Episode 21 Nanny Dearest (2013-05-08)
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.
Episode 22 Number Six (2013-05-15)
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.
Episode 23 Brothers Hotchner (2013-05-22)
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.
Episode 24 The Replicator (2013-05-22)
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.

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