"Rock Creek Park" is the eighteenth episode of Season Ten of Criminal Minds.


When the wife of an up-and-coming Congressman disappears under mysterious circumstances, the BAU investigates his many political enemies as possible suspects.

Guest Cast

Referenced Criminals


  • "Halo" by Sea Stars

Bookend Quotes

  • Spencer Reid: "The truth is rarely pure and never simple." Oscar Wilde


  • The plot of the episode was loosely inspired by the political thriller novel The Manchurian Candidate and its film adaptations.

Criminal Minds Episodes