"#6"[1] is the twenty-second episode of Season Eight of Criminal Minds.


The BAU goes to Detroit to track down an escalating killer with a rapidly changing M.O. Also, Blake's husband returns from overseas with a surprising, life-changing career proposition for her.

Guest Cast

Referenced Criminals


  • "Cello Suite No. 1 Prelude" by J.S. Bach
  • "Losing In The End" by Dying Regret

Bookend Quotes

  • Alex Blake: "We are not the same persons this year as last, nor are those we love. It is a happy chance if we, changing, continue to love a changed person." W. Somerset Maugham



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Criminal Minds Episodes