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Criminal Minds: 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


Episode Info


Episode number: 8x10
Airdate: Wednesday December 05th, 2012


Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Apr 01, 2013
AU (Seven) May 29, 2013

  • Currently 8.4/10
8.4/10 (7 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Beth Riesgraf
As Maeve Donovan
Recurring
Jay Hayden
As Bobby Putnam
Recurring
Brad Dourif
As Adam Rain
Hanna Hall
As Connie Foster
Hans Howes
As Mr. James
Mark Povinelli
As Mr. Conrad
Suzanne Krull
As Dr. Glenn

Co-Guest Stars
Carlos Cervantes
As Detective Martin (as Gary Cervantes)
Jake Brennan
As Matt Small
John Hawkinson
As Alex Rain
Kurtis James Erwin
As Byron Sadler
Matt Kirkwood
As George Small
Maya Stojan
As Hostess
Noah Darden
As Young Unsub
Sean Whalen
As Tucker White
Steve Suh
As CSI Tech
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
Jeanne Tripplehorn
As Alex Blake

Recap

The episode begins three months ago, at Winslow, Arizona where a crazy old man who is in great pain, tries to taunt the male nurse who is attending to him. He is really mean and calls the nurse’s wife a whore. The nurse is angry and tells the old man that if he turns up the morphine, he will be a dead man. Looks like the old man wants him to do that! Just then the man on the next bed, who has been in coma for a long time, suddenly wakes up and his body begins to jerk. The nurse rushes to him and asks him to relax. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorJeff Davis (1)
Executive ProducerErica Messer  |  Janine Sherman Barrois  |  Mark Gordon (4)
Co-Executive ProducerHarry V. Bring  |  Glenn Kershaw  |  Sharon Lee Watson  |  Bruce Zimmerman  |  Breen Frazier  |  Virgil Williams
Supervising ProducerGigi Coello-Bannon  |  Breen Frazier
Co-ProducerIan Foster Woolf  |  Rick Dunkle
Associate ProducerKiegan Downs
Production DesignerVincent Jefferds
EditorJimmy Hill (2)
CastingApril Webster  |  Scott David  |  Becky Silverman
Unit Production ManagerIan Foster Woolf
First Assistant DirectorTerry Ham
Second Assistant DirectorBrian " Coach " Rosett
MusicSteffan Fantini  |  Marc Fantini  |  Scott Gordon (1)
Music SupervisorKevin Edelman
Costume DesignerB.J. Rogers
Key GripJohn Hatchitt
Camera OperatorDarcy Spires  |  Michael Walsh
Set DecoratorAnnie O'Sullivan
Location ManagerJeffrey T. Spellman
Transportation CoordinatorGreg Van Dyke
Property MasterAl Eisenmann
Construction CoordinatorSteve Morey
Script SupervisorLiz Graham
Production CoordinatorJennifer Kern (1)
Assistant EditorGary J. Morris
Post Production SupervisorCallie Miller
Supervising Sound EditorDavid Beadle
Re-Recording MixerAndre Perreault  |  Ken Burton
Director of PhotographyGreg St. Johns
Art DirectorAdam Rowe
Post Production CoordinatorJason Koiter
Sound MixerJoseph Geisinger
Executive Story EditorKimberly Ann Harrison
ConsultantEdward Allen Bernero
Costume SupervisorLaura E. Little
Production AccountantKevin McEveety
Chief Lighting TechnicianDave Maddux
Special Effects CoordinatorAndre Ellingson
Production StaffPhill Kane (1)  |  Toni Cunningham  |  Mallory Bradley  |  Lana Heying  |  Anna Fleiner  |  Gary Watt
Additional MusicMark Mancina
Technical AdvisorJim Clemente
Department Head HairstylistLinda De Andrea
Dept. Head Make-up ArtistDayne Johnson
 
Warning: Criminal Minds season 8 episode 10 guide may contain spoilers
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