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Criminal Minds: Nameless, Faceless

Hotch's unexplained absence quickly becomes apparent when the team is called back together to profile a killer who is targeting an emergency room doctor.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x1
Production Number: 501
Airdate: Wednesday September 23rd, 2009

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Feb 05, 2010
NL (Veronica) Mar 10, 2010

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (21 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
C. Thomas Howell
As George Foyet
D.B. Sweeney
As US Marshall
Meredith Monroe
As Haley Hotchner
Christopher Cousins
As Dr. Barton
Michael Adler
As Patrick Meyers
Paul Butcher
As Jeffrey Barton

Co-Guest Stars
Cade Owens
As Jack Hotchner
John Eddins
As Detective Walker
Gary P. Stein, Jr.
As SWAT Commander
Kelly Lloyd
As Principal Sheila Findlay
Laura Niemi
As Dr. Zwerling
Norma Hans
As Grieving Mother
Main Cast
Thomas Gibson (1)
As Aaron "Hotch" Hotchner
Shemar Moore
As Derek Morgan
Matthew Gray Gubler
As Dr. Spencer Reid
A.J. Cook
As Jennifer "JJ" Jareau
Kirsten Vangsness
As Penelope Garcia
Joe Mantegna
As David Rossi
Paget Brewster
As Emily Prentiss
Episode Notes
Nielsen ratings: Nameless, Faceless was seen by 15.84 million people, and was rated 9.6/15 in households, 5.6/14 in adults 25-54, and 4.4/12 in adults 18-49. This episode delivers the show's best households since December 17, 2008, best viewers and adults 25-54 performance since November 19, 2008, and best adults 18-49 performance since September 24, 2008 (the last year's season premiere). Of all the shows this night, Criminal Minds won in viewers, adults 18-49 (tied) and adults 25-54.

Episode Quotes
Rossi: Karl Kraus said: "A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards."

Warning: Criminal Minds season 5 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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