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25 Times Morgan and Reid's Bromance on Criminal Minds Was the Best

We're gonna miss this

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Joyce Eng

Hey kid, we know you're probably feeling a little down after Shemar Moore's departure from Criminal Minds. But you know what they say: Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened -- "it" being Morgan (Moore) and Reid's (Matthew Gray Gubler) adorably sweet, big bro-little bro friendship. Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness) gets all the hype as Morgan's baby girl, but there's only one pretty boy in his life.

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1. When they crapped their pants after getting stuck in an elevator

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2. When we wanted to "vibe it" with them

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3. When Reid scared the bejesus out of Morgan

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4. When Morgan taught Reid how to play baseball...

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5. ... and he hit a home run

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6. Every time Morgan called Reid "pretty boy" and "kid"

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7. When Morgan wouldn't leave Reid's side after he was exposed to anthrax...
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8. ... and ate his Jell-O

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9. When Reid wouldn't leave Morgan's side

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10. When bae gets you coffee

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11. When Morgan's (and our) heart swelled at Reid's fist-bump fail
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12. Whenever Reid knowledge-drops...

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13. ... and that time he didn't

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14. When they had a heart-to-heart about enduring bullying

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15. When Morgan thought he won their prank war...
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16. ... but Reid had the final laugh

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17. When we lived vicariously through Morgan

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18. When Morgan consoled Reid after Gideon's death

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19. When Reid proved why he's Morgan's son's namesake

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20. When Reid was being tortured...

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21. ... and opened up to Morgan afterward

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22. When they didn't need any words at all

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23. When Morgan was the best wingman

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24. Because what are friends for?

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25. And they're going to be friends forever

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Criminal Minds airs Wednesdays at 9/8c on CBS.

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