"Closing Time" is the fourteenth episode of Season Seven of Criminal Minds.


The BAU investigates the discovery of three male bodies hidden in a lifeguard tower along the beach of the southern California coastline. Meanwhile, Hotch asks Beth out on a date.

Guest Cast

Referenced Criminals


  • "Small Time (What You Want)" by TV/TV

Bookend Quotes

  • Aaron Hotchner: "Trust not him that has once broken faith." William Shakespeare
  • Aaron Hotchner: "You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don't trust enough." Frank Crane

Criminal Minds Episodes