"Open Season" is the twenty-first episode of Season Two of Criminal Minds.


The BAU is called to investigate after the bodies of three people reported missing are discovered in a remote region of the Idaho wilderness. The gruesome find also leads the team to determine the unsubs have been hunting humans for sport.

Guest Cast


  • "More Than A Feeling" by Boston
  • "Monsters" by Band of Horses

Bookend Quotes

  • Jason Gideon: "One man's wilderness is another man's theme park." – Author unknown
  • Emily Prentiss: British historian James Anthony Froude once said, "Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself."


Criminal Minds Episodes