Criminal Minds is an American crime drama series that premiered September 22, 2005 on CBS. The show is produced by The Mark Gordon Company in association with ABC Studios and CBS Paramount Network Television. It follows the adventures of a team of profilers from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) at Quantico, Virginia. Criminal Minds differs from many criminal system procedural dramas by focusing on the criminal rather than the crime itself.
Criminal Minds - S03E02 - In Name and Blood(Aired: 7 Sep. 2008) With Gideon still missing, Hotchner puts in for a transfer and Prentiss tenders her resignation, but both are drawn back to work by a serial killer targeting women in a particularly heartless fashion.
Criminal Minds - S03E04 - Children of the Dark(Aired: 21 Sep. 2008) The BAU travels to Denver, Colorado, where they investigate a series of home invasions that end in the murders of entire families. However, the case takes a turn when they begin to suspect that the killers were once-abused children.
Criminal Minds - S03E05 - Seven Seconds(Aired: 28 Sep. 2008) The unit works against the clock when a little girl disappears in a mall, believing a serial killer has struck a second time and the first girl died within an hour of abduction.
Criminal Minds - S03E06 - About Face(Aired: 5 Oct. 2008) The team gains a new, familiar. member and some growing pains while trying to find the latest victim of a killer who puts up wanted posters of his victims before he abducts them.
Criminal Minds - S03E07 - Identity(Aired: 12 Oct. 2008) The unit has to deal with the militia when they're called to rural Montana to track a killer who's obsessed with his mentor.
Criminal Minds - S03E08 - Lucky(Aired: 19 Oct. 2008) A killer is abducting women and forcing them to eat fingers before killing them, Rossi plays with Morgan's head, and Garcia meets a man at the local coffee shop.
Criminal Minds - S03E10 - True Night(Aired: 2 Nov. 2008) The team heads to LA to investigate a number of brutal killings which turn out to be related to the creator of a graphic novel, Jonny McHale.
Criminal Minds - S03E11 - Birthright(Aired: 9 Nov. 2008) The team travels to Fredericksburg, Virginia, where women are being abducted, burned and mutilated. Soon it turns out that similar killings happened in the 1980s.
Criminal Minds - S03E12 - 3rd Life(Aired: 16 Nov. 2008) Two teenage girls go missing, one of which is soon found dead and freshly buried. The team soon suspects that the killings are related to the witness protection program.
Criminal Minds - S03E14 - Damaged(Aired: 30 Nov. 2008) Rossi determines that the case that haunts him has gone unsolved too long on its 20th anniversary, and the team horns in on his investigation despite his displeasure. Elsewhere, Reid and Hotchner interview a manipulative death-row convict.
Criminal Minds - S03E16 - Elephant's Memory(Aired: 14 Dec. 2008) When a spree killing begins in a small Texas town, Reid's identification with the killer may endanger the girl with him, and cause Reid to put his own life in jeopardy.
Criminal Minds - S03E18 - The Crossing(Aired: 28 Dec. 2008) As a favor to the D.A. in Boston, Hotchner and Rossi profile a woman who murdered her husband, though the D.A. may not like their findings. Back at the office, J.J.'s personalization of a stalker case baffles the rest of the team.
Criminal Minds - S03E19 - Tabula Rasa(Aired: 4 Jan. 2009) A suspected serial killer who's been in a coma since 2004 due to an accident when he was arrested wakes up 4 years later, with no memory of his past, not even his name. While he is tried in court, in which Hotch is testifying against him, the rest of the team investigates his past further.
Criminal Minds - S03E20 - Lo-Fi(Aired: 11 Jan. 2009) People who apparently have nothing in common are being shot randomly in New York City and the team must determine whether it is the work of a single shooter or a team.