Season 8

163 :08x01 - The 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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Jayne Atkinson as FBI Section Chief Director Erin Strauss | Sam Hennings as Marshall John Tilghman |
Co-Guest Stars: Troy Kotsur as John Myers | Ray Mirabal as Mitch Gregory | Tracy Fraim as Kevin Jenson | Julia Silverman as Dr. Janine Ainsworth | Matt Beck as Tyler Parker | Brian Slaten as Danny Tucker | Meagan Campbell as Laura Tucker | Bianca D'Ambrosio as Kelly Tucker | Jessica Ires Morris as Julie Myers | Kayla Tabish as Girl at Rest Stop | Aidan Collins as Young James | Jarrod Bailey as Teenage James
Director: Glenn Kershaw
Writer: Erica Messer

164 :08x02 - The 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 not one, but two killers are working together to commit these murders.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Kim Wayans as Darlene Beckett | Mackenzie Phillips as Ellen Russel | Brandon Keener as Jason Nelson |
Co-Guest Stars: Meghan Maureen McDonough as Brenda Wipley | Paul Haitkin as Kyle Wipley | Victoria Platt as Detective Angela Pratt | Bruno Oliver as Dr. Ray Mathis | Scott Ly as Paul Montgomery | Stephen Jordan as James Dolan
Director: Karen Gaviola

165 :08x03 - Through 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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Bellamy Young as Beth Clemmons | John Fleck as Arthur Rykov | Gary Grubbs as Detective Oren Carr | Danielle Bisutti as Debra Acklin | Josh Stamberg as Mike Acklin | Shelby Young as Mackenzie Acklin |
Co-Guest Stars: Cade Owens as Jack Hotchner | Ian Bieda as Braden Acklin | Adam Conger as Judd | Tony Forsmark as Stone | Hans Obma as Drifter/Nathan Eades | Jeanne Joe as Mrs. Kin Nishio | Brad C. Light as Ross Acklin | John Gale as Bill Pittman | Ali Bayless as Vanessa Hall | Willie James Warren Jr. as Randy Harper | Mary Kathleen Gordon as Dr. Kay Armbruster | Nick Saso as Young Arthur | Bobby Hall (2) as E. J. Torres
Director: Dermott Downs

166 :08x04 - God 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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Arjay Smith as Tony Anders | Ray Wise as John Nelson | Chris McGarry as Carl Timmons | Jamie Rose as Linda Nelson |
Co-Guest Stars: Stefan Marks as Doug Smith | Paul Sanchez as Detective Gonzalez | Marion Ruth Kerr as Donna Sullivan | Regina Saldivar as Maria Rodriguez | Heleya de Barros as ER Doctor | Lou Richards as Ben Hughes | Liz Jenkins as Triage Nurse
Director: Larry Teng

167 :08x05 - The 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

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Anne Dudek as Emma Kerrigan | Rebecca Wisocky as Sheriff Olivia Colwin |
Co-Guest Stars: Mekhai Andersen as Henry | Raquel Houghton as Cara Barrett | Matthew Jaeger as Terry Rodgers | Danielle Langlois as Geena Deaver | Hannah Eisenmann as Lexy Kerrigan | John Churchill as Dr. Edward Gourse | Tammy Garrett as Nurse | Tom Beyer as Dr. Rowe | Allison Ikin as Cheryl Winslow | Michanne Quinney as Dr. Holly Roettinger | Don Jeanes as Deputy | Coronado Romero as Paul Hicks | Scott Antonucci as Barry Deaver | Paul DiVito as Gary Ellard
Director: John Terlesky

168 :08x06 - The 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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Harrison Thomas as Toby Whitewood | Matthew Lillard as David Roy Turner | Michelle Alvarado Martins as stunt double: Veronica Carranza (uncredited) |
Co-Guest Stars: Nancy La Scala as Claire Whitewood | Veronica Diaz-Carranza as Amanda Lopez | Hector Hank as Detective Sam Oglivie | Shirley Jordan as Dr. Rosa Escobedo | Shira Scott Astrof as Hollie Riggio | Marina Lyon as Shawna Radford | Eitra Kennedy as Jose Aguilar | Mekhai Andersen as Henry | Cade Owens as Jack Hotchner | Michael Broderick as Secret Service Player | Chuck Pierce (2) as Umpire
Director: Rob Bailey

169 :08x07 - The 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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Meshach Taylor as Harrison Scott | Shane Johnson as Chad Mills | Conni Marie Brazelton as Sarah Mapes |
Co-Guest Stars: Robert Dunne as Young Rossi | Joseph H. Johnson Jr. as Young Scott | Valerie Perri as Amanda Bell | Sharline Liu as Dr. Stacey Carroll | Merilee Brasch as Rebecca Leeman | James Kirkland as Jeremy | Rene Rosado as PFC Hernandez | Erik Steffens as PFC Mattheson | Christian Campos as Hernandez III | Mary Mora Cordova as Hernandez's Mother | Brook Adams as Lindsay Leeman
Story: Rick Dunkle, Danny Ramm | Teleplay: Rick Dunkle

170 :08x08 - The Wheels on the Bus

Whem a school bus full of children goes missing the BAU team is called in to help locate them.
Guest Stars: Andrew James Allen as Josh Moore | David Gallagher as Matt Moore | Devon Werkheiser as Billy Walton | Brittany Curran as Addyson Jones | Nicholas Brendon as Kevin Lynch | Reggie Hayes as Detective William Richards |
Co-Guest Stars: Chris Hendrie as Roy Webster | Marcia Ann Burrs as Mrs. Roberts | Robert Bailey, Jr. as Sean Parker | Cole Bernstein as Wendy Campbell | Paul James Jordan as Trent Walker | Rocky Bonifield as Regan Walton | Dawn Greenidge as Principal Anderson | Keely Marshall as Debbie Joy
Director: Rob Hardy

171 :08x09 - Magnificent 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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Patrick Fabian as Barry Flynn | Raphael Sbarge as Carl Finster | Matthew Yang King as Detective Harrison Chen | Kelly Smith (2) as Dr. Marcy Frome | Rico E. Anderson as David Cooper |
Co-Guest Stars: Ursula Burton as Cynthia Strobl | Kari Wahlgren as Rena Tracey | Jonathan Dane as Ricky Lopez | Jenny Robinson as Janet Dodd | Cesar Garcia as Gangbanger | John T. Woods as Stephen Caldwell | Ariana Dubynin as Mrs. Caldwell | Kennedy Mason as Caldwell Daughter | Dan Foote as Replicator Victim
Director: John Kretchmer

172 :08x10 - The 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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Brad Dourif as Adam Rain | Hans Howes as Mr. James | Mark Povinelli as Mr. Conrad | Hanna Hall as Connie Foster | Suzanne Krull as Dr. Glenn | Jay Hayden as Bobby Putnam | Beth Riesgraf as Maeve Donovan |
Co-Guest Stars: Michael Charles Boucher as Evan Davis | Kurtis James Erwin as Byron Sadler | Steve Suh as CSI Tech | Sean Whalen as Tucker White | Matt Kirkwood as George Small | Jake Brennan as Matt Small | Noah Darden as Young Unsub | Maya Stojan as Hostess | Carlos Cervantes as Detective Martin (as Gary Cervantes) | John Hawkinson as Alex Rain

173 :08x11 - Perennials

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

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Bill Tangradi as Willie Kestler | Stephan DuVall as Otis | Kristen O'Meara as Jane Sissler |
Co-Guest Stars: Kim Robillard as Sheriff Mitchell | Erika Godwin as Floressa | Sarah Benoit as Doris | Scott Vance as Dr. Frank Chapman | Danielle Hoetmer as Brianna Wells | Bethany Orr as Stephanie Barrett | Jon Rudnitsky as Kyle Owens | Jarid Root as Aidan | Kevin Ryan as Cop | Patrick Holder as Russell Smith | John McCool Bowers as Bill Kestler (Unsub's Grandfather) | Rebecca Flinn as Beverly Kestler (Unsub's Mother) | Chad Anthony Miller as Hospital Clerk | Steven Connor as Doctor | Annzella Victoria as Nurse
Director: Michael Lange

174 :08x12 - Zugzwang

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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Michelle Trachtenberg as Diane | Jay Hayden as Bobby Putnam | Beth Riesgraf as Maeve Donovan |
Co-Guest Stars: Robert Mangiardi as Joe Donovan | Nancy Linari as Mary Donovan | Benmio McCrea as Dr. Lawrence Becker
Director: Jesse Warn

175 :08x13 - Magnum 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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: John Patrick Amedori as Bryan Hughes | Jamie Luner as Madison Riley | Anna George as Dr. Barbara Moore | Brian Mulligan as Andre |
Co-Guest Stars: Craig Watkinson as Detective Lennon Miles | Jeff Adler as Man | Melinda Stephan as Woman | Amy M. Morgan as Elaine Porter | Alex Beach as Sherry Douglas | Ashleigh Borman as Aimee Fortner | John R. Colley as Alan Archer | Malachi Weir as Tre | Zach Book as Paul | Kate Hamilton as Kelly Miller
Director: Glenn Kershaw

176 :08x14 - All That Remains

When the daughters of Bruce Morrison, 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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Ken Olin as Bruce Morrison | Sophi Bairley as Sera Morrison | Keith Szarabajka as Detective Marty Friedman | Paul Dooley as Chip Gordon | Larry Poindexter as Jeff Godwin |
Co-Guest Stars: Delilah Napier as Katie Morrison | Anna Khaja as Dr. Francie Kendall | Donna Rusch as Judy Morrison
Director: Thomas Gibson
Writer: Erica Messer

177 :08x15 - Broken

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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Yani Gellman as Mitchell Ruiz | Patrick John Fluegler as Paul Westin | Corey Mendell Parker as M.E. Kevin Aylesworth | Daniel Smith (1) as Will Blackburn | Ken Weller as Connor Drake |
Co-Guest Stars: Christina Michelle Nelson as Shanice Stone | Devon Ogden as Michelle Bradley | Ryan Caltagirone as Doug Warn | Mele Ihara as Susan Cole | Anton Narinskiy as Anton Slavsky | Hank Cheyne as Detective Edward Sanchez | Evelyn Edwards as Isabella Grant | Darren Kendrick as John Westin | Meagan Holder as Paige Munson | John Omohundro as 15-Year-Old Paul | Tanalee Glaser as Kind Woman
Director: Larry Teng
Writer: Rick Dunkle

178 :08x16 - Carbon 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.

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Matthew Del Negro as Detective David Rizzo | Jayne Atkinson as FBI Section Chief Director Erin Strauss | Scott Grimes as Donnie Bidwell |
Co-Guest Stars: Meredith Adams as Molly Patton | Bo Kane as Sergeant Blutarsky | Michelle Gardener as Dr. Balboa | Jessie Lande as Shannon Lavin | Billy Mayo as Captain Marcus Jackson | Brian Appel as Agent Anderson | Derek Graf as Ruffian
Director: Rob Hardy

179 :08x17 - The Gathering

The Un-sub in this episode runs a fantasy murder writing class and acts out the murders that his class write about.

Source: spoiler tv
Guest Stars: Nicholas Brendon as Kevin Lynch | Andrew Bowen as Mark Jackson | Patrick Breen as Peter Harper | Jayne Atkinson as FBI Section Chief Director Erin Strauss |
Co-Guest Stars: William Charlton as Detective Paul Boseman | Jacquelyn Zook as Nicole Francis | Sean Solan as John Butler | Stephen Simon as Sam | Ally Iseman as Laurel Tyson | Gita Reddy as M.E. Marvi Hatcher | Elizabeth Higgins Clark as Tammy | Stephanie Jones as Leslie Hopkins | Genevieve Levin as Reporter | David Bickford as Dr. Montgomery Houston | Lauren Marie Klausmeyer as Kayla Jefferson | Ayumi Iizuka as Call Center Operator | Trevor Jackson (1) as Tyler Rogers
Director: Michael Lange

180 :08x18 - Restoration

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

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Keith Tisdell as Rodney Harris | Skipp Sudduth as Captain Stan Gordinski | Julius Tennon as Carl Buford |
Co-Guest Stars: Dennis LaValle as Anthony Rango | Jakobe' Dempsey as Jerome | Joe DiGiovanni as Billy | Adela Tirado as Officer Rodriguez | Joy DeMichelle Moore as Shondra Walters | Tom Williamson as James Barfield | Jordan Aaron Carroll as Teen Morgan | Garland Whitt as Keron Bendor | Nadege August as Sheila Goode | Ricardo Mamood-Vega as Paul Kelly | Wendy Rosoff as Female Reporter #1 | A'da Alison Woolfolk as Female Reporter #2 | Vito Viscuso as Male Reporter #3 | Everton Lawrence as Akil | Donis Leonard Jr. as Tyler Harris

181 :08x19 - Pay 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

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Rob Nagle as Tory Chapman | Bill Dawes as Sheriff Bob Collier | Missy Crider as Leanne Tipton | Ryan Cutrona as Sam Wakefield | David Hayward as Clarence Tipton | Jeanette O'Connor as Arlene Tipton |
Co-Guest Stars: Tammy Dahlstrom as Mayor Lindsey Winters | Linda DeMetrick as Melanie Burke | Pamela Bellwood as Wanda Sullivan | Mitch Poulos as Middle Aged Man | Adam LaCoste as Young Man | Garrison True as Todd Backus | Burt Grinstead as Wade Burke | Diana Hopper as Young Leanne | Gregg Christie as Charlie Figg
Director: John Terlesky

182 :08x20 - Alchemy

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

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Angela Bettis as Tess Mynock | John Posey as Detective Tom Landry | David Hoflin as Chad Dumont | Cooper Huckabee as Raoul | Beth Riesgraf as Maeve Donovan |
Co-Guest Stars: Kate McDaniel as Amber Moxley | Claudia Christian as Agent Stern | Calliope Porter as Voluptuous Woman | John Kerry (2) as Eli Grohl | Adam Nee as Joseph Purl | Ed Zajac as Cowboy | Jody Carter as Old Woman | John Mawson as Waiter
Songs: Santo & Johnny -- Sleepwalk

183 :08x21 - Nanny 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

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Josh Stewart as Detective William LaMontagne, Jr. | Christopher Amitrano as Johnny Ray Covey | Yara Martinez as Tara Rios |
Co-Guest Stars: Mekhai Andersen as Henry | Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer as Gina Mendes | Samantha Colburn as Melody Payton | Leif Gantvoort as Shane Payton | Greg Ainsworth as Jogger | Greg Dehm as Dr. Jerry Berneman | Anthony Hawkins Woods as Reporter #1 | Arthur Keng as Reporter #2 | Michelle Loucadoux as Allison Astor | Alejandro Furth as Dr. Felix Mendoza | Kent Shocknek as News Reporter | Thomas Hobson as Leo | Trevor Kuhn as Max
Songs: Donovan (1) -- Sunshine Superman

184 :08x22 - #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

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: D.W. Moffett as James Blake | Erin Cummings as Emma Churchill | Adam Harrington as Phillip Connor (as Adam J. Harrington) |
Co-Guest Stars: Giovanni Adams as Brendon | Gracemarie Serafina as Elizabeth Garrett | Allison Lane as Mary Hammond | Jocelyn Ayanna as Dr. Harriet Jones | James Moses Black as Detective Ron Keaton | Bruce Kenny as CEO #1 | Cliff Berens as CEO #2 | Elisabeth Noone as Agatha Connor | Maggie Lehman as Maya Connor | Nathan Davis (2) as Eddie | Matthew Floyd Miller as Dennis Hammond
Director: Karen Gaviola

185 :08x23 - Brothers Hotchner

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

Source: CBS
Guest Stars: Jayne Atkinson as FBI Section Chief Director Erin Strauss | Bellamy Young as Beth Clemmons | Eric Johnson as Sean Hotchner | Sean Maguire as Thane Parks | Mark Hamill as John Curtis |
Co-Guest Stars: Cade Owens as Jack Hotchner | Annabelle Borke as Anna Johnson | Stephen Wastell as Jim Peters | Matthew Grathwol as Greg Matulic | Brie Eley as Kimberly Sullivan | Paul Shaw as Bernard Hatchitt | Meghan Strange as Catherine Hatchitt | Avery Kristen Pohl as Kiegan Hatchitt | Tony Mirrcandani as Walter Beaird | Richard Augustine as Larry Feretich
Director: Rob Bailey
Writer: Rick Dunkle

186 :08x24 - 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
Guest Stars: Jayne Atkinson as FBI Section Chief Director Erin Strauss | Mark Hamill as John Curtis a.k.a. The Replicator | Nicholas Brendon as Kevin Lynch | Mark Moses as Senator Cramer |
Co-Guest Stars: Teresa Huang as Dr. Weiss | Kara Luiz as Liz Leonte | Brian Appel as Agent Anderson | Breanne Hill as Strauss Child #1 | Emma Marcus as Strauss Child #2 | Jordan Ledford as Strauss Child #3
Director: Glenn Kershaw
Writer: Erica Messer
Songs: Lily Kershaw -- Ashes Like Snow
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Crime | Drama | Thriller
Status: Returning Series
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 22, 2005
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