"Epilogue" is the sixth episode of Season Seven of Criminal Minds.


The BAU searches California's Angeles National Forest after a number of bodies mysteriously turn up in the mountain lakes there. Also, Rossi struggles with an agonizing decision regarding his ex-wife.

Guest Cast

Referenced Criminals


  • "Do It" by Shana Halligan
  • "Turnpike Divides" by Thursday

Bookend Quotes

  • David Rossi: "To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable." — Erich Fromm
  • David Rossi: "The timing of death, like the ending of a story, gives a changed meaning to what preceded it." — Mary Catherine Bateson

Criminal Minds Episodes