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Emily Prentiss fans, rejoice: In the September 21 premiere of CBS' Criminal Minds, Paget Brewster returns as the BAU pursues the terrorist who caused her to fake her own death last season. In the scene pictured, Prentiss contemplates photos of fallen agents, including herself.

"For her, it's a very public display — 'Oh, my gosh, I was dead to the entire world,'" says exec producer Erica Messer. "It wears heavily on her. But the mood lightens up when Joe [Mantegna's character, Rossi] comes up alongside her and tries to remove her photo. She says, 'I tried that. It's screwed in.'"

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