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Criminal Minds: 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

Episode Info

Episode number: 8x11
Airdate: Wednesday December 12th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky LIVING) Apr 08, 2013
AU (Seven) Jun 19, 2013


Guest Stars
Bill TangradiBill Tangradi
As Willie Kestler
Kristen OKristen O'Meara
As Jane Sissler

Co-Guest Stars
Bethany OrrBethany Orr
As Stephanie Barrett
Chad Anthony MillerChad Anthony Miller
As Hospital Clerk
Danielle HoetmerDanielle Hoetmer
As Brianna Wells
Erika GodwinErika Godwin
As Floressa
Jarid RootJarid Root
As Aidan
John McCool BowersJohn McCool Bowers
As Bill Kestler (Unsub's Grandfather)
Jon RudnitskyJon Rudnitsky
As Kyle Owens
Kim RobillardKim Robillard
As Sheriff Mitchell
Patrick HolderPatrick Holder
As Russell Smith
Rebecca FlinnRebecca Flinn
As Beverly Kestler (Unsub's Mother)
Sarah BenoitSarah Benoit
As Doris
Scott VanceScott Vance
As Dr. Frank Chapman
Steven ConnorSteven Connor
As Doctor
Main Cast
Joe MantegnaJoe Mantegna
As David Rossi
Shemar MooreShemar Moore
As Derek Morgan
Matthew Gray GublerMatthew Gray Gubler
As Dr. Spencer Reid
A.J. CookA.J. Cook
As Jennifer "JJ" Jareau
Kirsten VangsnessKirsten Vangsness
As Penelope Garcia
Thomas GibsonThomas Gibson
As Aaron "Hotch" Hotchner
Jeanne TripplehornJeanne Tripplehorn
As Alex Blake


The episode begins with a girl named Floressa offering her prayers to her Lord in the woods. She then goes to collect some flowers to offer at the altar. When she returns, she finds some creepy, crawly insects on the altar. A man, the unsub arrives and calls her Paddie. She tells him that her name was Nina Skinner before she joined the church and changed it to Floressa. He then kills Floressa by driving a chisel into her brain and leaves the body with bugs around it. Grosse! At the unit, Garcia briefs the team about this gruesome act and also tells them that, two days ago, a guy named Charlie Clayton was killed in the same way. Both of the murders have some sort of religious connections. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorJeff Davis (1)
Executive ProducerErica Messer  |  Mark Gordon (4)  |  Janine Sherman Barrois
Co-Executive ProducerVirgil Williams  |  Bruce Zimmerman  |  Harry V. Bring  |  Glenn Kershaw  |  Sharon Lee Watson  |  Breen Frazier
Supervising ProducerGigi Coello-Bannon
Co-ProducerRick Dunkle  |  Ian Foster Woolf
Associate ProducerKiegan Downs
Production DesignerVincent Jefferds
EditorNina Gilberti
CastingBecky Silverman  |  Scott David  |  April Webster
Unit Production ManagerIan Foster Woolf
First Assistant DirectorStacey Beneville
Second Assistant DirectorAnne Carroll
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 ManagerWalter Roshetski
Transportation CoordinatorGreg Van Dyke
Property MasterAl Eisenmann
Construction CoordinatorSteve Morey
Script SupervisorPam Leonte
Production CoordinatorJennifer Kern (1)
Assistant EditorVanick Moradian
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 StaffDavid Van Dam  |  Cory Beaird  |  Jason Ehlers  |  Jodi Leininger  |  Leslie Morrow  |  Kyle Carden
Additional MusicMark Mancina
Technical AdvisorJim Clemente
Department Head HairstylistLinda De Andrea
Dept. Head Make-up ArtistDayne Johnson
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