"The Bunker" is the fifth episode of Season Thirteen of Criminal Minds.


The BAU works to determine similarities between multiple missing women in the hopes of finding their kidnapper.

Guest Cast


  • "See Again" by Scott Middough

Bookend Quotes

  • Spencer Reid: T. S. Eliot wrote, "This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang, but a whimper."
  • Jennifer Jareau: "Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree." – Martin Luther


  • Aisha Tyler is the fourth actor from the show's main cast to direct an episode, the first being Matthew Gray Gubler, the second being Thomas Gibson, and the third being Joe Mantegna.
  • Although this was the fifth produced episode in the season, it is being aired as the sixth.

Criminal Minds Episodes