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Criminal Minds Season 7 Episodes

24 Episodes 2011 - 2012

The seventh season of the CBS procedural series "Criminal Minds" follows the Behavioral Analysis Unit as they crack a series of unsettling cases involving Philadelphia's boxing subculture, a Zodiac copycat killer terrorizing San Francisco, and a team of bank-robbing serial killers. On the personal front, Rossi (Joe Mantegna) reconnects with his ex-wife, Prentiss (Paget Brewster) questions if she should continue on the job, and JJ (A.J. Cook) plans her wedding. Guest stars include Max Martini, Rene Auberjonois, author Patricia Cornwell, and Dean Cain.

Episode 1

It Takes a Village

Wed, Sep 21, 2011 60 mins

In the seventh-season opener, the team's actions in the aftermath of the loss of Prentiss are questioned by a Senate committee, and a familiar person unexpectedly appears to rally them.

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Episode 2

Proof

Wed, Sep 28, 2011 60 mins

A serial killer in Oklahoma attacks women in a manner that focuses on their five senses.

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Episode 3

Dorado Falls

Wed, Oct 5, 2011 60 mins

A mass murder at an Internet-security company in Virginia has the team realising this not the work of a typical serial killer. Meanwhile, Prentiss must go through recertification training.

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Episode 4

Painless

Wed, Oct 12, 2011 60 mins

A killer targets the survivors of a high-school massacre when they return 10 years later to remember the tragedy; and Hotch believes that Jack is being bullied at school.

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Episode 5

From Childhood's Hour

Wed, Oct 19, 2011 60 mins

Child abductions in St Louis are investigated; and Rossi gets surprising news from his first wife.

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Episode 6

Epilogue

Wed, Nov 2, 2011 60 mins

The team goes to Angeles National Forest in California when bodies are found in the mountain lakes there; and Rossi has to make a tough decision regarding his ex-wife.

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Episode 7

There's No Place Like Home

Wed, Nov 9, 2011 60 mins

The bodies of boys are found in the aftermath of storms that hit Kansas, and the team travels to Wichita to investigate the deaths.

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Episode 8

Hope

Wed, Nov 16, 2011 60 mins

In a personal case for Garcia, the agents search for Garcia's missing friend whose daughter disappeared seven years earlier.

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Episode 9

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Fri, Dec 2, 2011 60 mins

A mass suicide among young cadets at a military academy is investigated; and Hotch and Morgan clash when it looks like a member of the team is in danger.

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Episode 10

The Bittersweet Science

Fri, Dec 9, 2011 60 mins

Bludgeonings in Philadelphia have the team investigating the boxing world in the city; and Hotch connects with an attractive triathlete while they train together.

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Episode 11

True Genius

Wed, Jan 18, 2012 60 mins

A series of murders in San Francisco that are eerily similar to the ones committed by the city's infamous Zodiac Killer are investigated.

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Episode 12

Unknown Subject

Wed, Jan 25, 2012 60 mins

A serial rapist in Houston known as "The Piano Man" resurfaces and assaults his previous victims. Meanwhile, Prentiss deals with the trauma of rejoining the team.

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Episode 13

Snake Eyes

Wed, Feb 8, 2012 60 mins

A series of casino-related murders in Atlantic City is investigated. Meanwhile, Garcia fights with her boyfriend and then gets a little too friendly with Morgan.

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Episode 14

Closing Time

Wed, Feb 15, 2012 60 mins

Bodies are discovered hidden in lifeguard towers along Southern California beaches.

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Episode 15

A Thin Line

Wed, Feb 22, 2012 60 mins

A series of brutal home invasions and murders in California's Inland Empire that appear to be gang-related are investigated. But the probe soon reveals that the crimes may have a more sinister cause.

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Episode 16

A Family Affair

Wed, Feb 29, 2012 60 mins

The team investigates when prostitutes are murdered in Atlanta. The probe reveals the killer isn't working alone.

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Episode 17

I Love You, Tommy Brown

Wed, Mar 14, 2012 60 mins

Married couples living in Seattle are murdered. Meanwhile, Garcia fears a proposal from Kevin is imminent.

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Episode 18

Foundation

Wed, Mar 21, 2012 60 mins

The BAU searches for a kidnapper after an emaciated boy is found in an Arizona desert and another boy disappears. Meanwhile, Morgan uses his own scarred past to bond with the rescued kid.

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Episode 19

Heathridge Manor

Wed, Apr 4, 2012 60 mins

Ritualistic murders in Oregon are investigated.

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Episode 20

The Company

Wed, Apr 11, 2012 60 mins

Morgan's missing cousin, Cindi, reappears, and Morgan must come clean about a lie he told concerning her. In addition, the BAU reopens the investigation into Cindi's disappearance.

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Episode 21

Divining Rod

Wed, May 2, 2012 60 mins

A copycat killer emerges in an Oklahoma town after a serial murderer is executed in the state. Meanwhile, Prentiss is anxious over a major real-estate purchase.

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Episode 22

Profiling 101

Wed, May 9, 2012 60 mins

Rossi and the team teach college students the science of criminal profiling by taking the class through a serial-killer case that spanned 20 years.

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Episode 23

Hit

Wed, May 16, 2012 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. The 7th season concludes with a federal bank under attack and hostages being taken, including a BAU team member.

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Episode 24

Run

Wed, May 16, 2012 60 mins

Conclusion. The 7th season ends with the BAU team trying to diffuse a hostage situation involving bank-robbing serial killers. Meanwhile, a marriage takes place and Prentiss contemplates her future.

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