"Big Sea" is the twenty-third episode of Season Six of Criminal Minds.


The BAU is Florida-bound to investigate bodies discovered buried in the ocean floor off Jacksonville, but the case rattles Morgan when his aunt suspects that her missing daughter is one of the victims.

Guest Cast

  • Jennifer Barbosa - Carol Reed
  • Mary Thornton Brown - Louise Jones
  • Denise Dowse - Yvonne Burns
  • Evans Forde - Bart
  • Holly Hawkins - Jane
  • Stacey Hinnen - Pump Operator
  • Cody Klop - James Rhymer
  • Karl Makinen - Blake Wells
  • Hassan Manning - Andre Hutchins
  • John Marzilli - Captain Dan Martin
  • Bruce Nozick - Detective Jarrett Foreman
  • Ben Parrillo - Gary Rhymer
  • Ruben Pla - Paul
  • Mark Roman - Police Detective
  • Antoine Williams - Alton McKee

Bookend Quotes

  • David Rossi: "The sea has never been friendly to man. At most, it has been the accomplice of human restlessness." Joseph Conrad
  • Derek Morgan: "We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch, we are going back from whence we came." John F. Kennedy

Criminal Minds Episodes