"Parasite" is the fourteenth episode of Season Five of Criminal Minds.


An FBI agent from the San Diego White Collar Crime Division seeks assistance from the BAU when the con artist he has been tracking for years starts to murder his victims.

Guest Cast

Referenced Criminals


  • "Luck Be a Lady" by Frank Sinatra

Bookend Quotes

  • David Rossi: "If I am what I have, and if I lose what I have, who, then, am I?" - German psychologist Erich Fromm
  • Emily Prentiss: "Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive." - Sir Walter Scott

Criminal Minds Episodes