Criminal Minds: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 22
2005

Extreme Aggressor

After a fourth woman goes missing in as many months, the team is brought in to track down the guy before he kidnaps again. Hotch is asked to secretly evaluate Gideon to see if…

2 Sep 28
2005

Compulsion

The team of investigators tries to capture a serial arsonist who has been terrorizing a college campus.

3 Oct 05
2005

Won't Get Fooled Again

Gideon and his team track down a copycat bomber terrorizing a quiet community.

4 Oct 12
2005

Plain Sight

The BAU team travels to San Diego to stop a rapist and murderer who commits his crimes in the middle of the day.

5 Oct 19
2005

Broken Mirror

The BAU investigates the kidnapping of a U.S. District Attorney’s daughter and determines the kidnapper isn’t seeking money — heR…

6 Nov 02
2005

L.D.S.K.

The BAU is asked to identify a killer who is shooting at victims in broad daylight, and the team works with local law enforcement officers to recreate…

7 Nov 09
2005

The Fox

The BAU profiles a serial killer who takes families hostage and lives with them as a father figure during what is supposed to be their family vacation…

8 Nov 16
2005

Natural Born Killers

When an undercover cop in Baltimore involved in a mob investigation goes missing, the BAU believes a serial killer rather than organized crime has som…

9 Nov 23
2005

Derailed

Elle, along with many others, is held hostage on a train in Texas by a paranoid schizophrenic who is convinced that the U.S. government is monitoring him. Hotchner and Gideon a…

10 Nov 30
2005

The Popular Kids

The team investigates the death of one teen, and the disappearance of another , which may be linked to a satanic ritual.

11 Dec 14
2005

Blood Hungry

While Gideon is stuck at the office on crutches, the rest of the team travels to Tennessee to track down a killer who disembowels his victims and supposedly eats their organs.<…

12 Jan 11
2006

What Fresh Hell

When a young girl is abducted in broad daylight from a playground in a seemingly safe neighborhood, the BAU team initially believes her father is resp…

13 Jan 18
2006

Poison

The team travels to New Jersey where several people have been poisoned (one fatally) with LSD ten times more potent than the street version.

14 Jan 25
2006

Riding the Lightning

After interviewing a couple on death row for serial murders, Gideon suspects that the woman is actually innocent. But since she’s set to be executed in two days, it’…

15 Mar 01
2006

Unfinished Business

A serial killer reappears after 20 years of silence and contacts the BAU with the promise he will kill another victim in the next five days.

16 Mar 08
2006

The Tribe

The BAU team believes a dangerous cult may be responsible for the mass murders of five college students in an empty house.

17 Mar 22
2006

A Real Rain

The BAU unit travels to NYC to investigate a series of murders that appears to have been committed by a vigilante conducting…

18 Mar 29
2006

Somebody's Watching

Reid finds himself in danger when he falls for a starlet whose stalker has turned into a killer.

19 Apr 12
2006

Machismo

The BAU team travels to Mexico to aid in the capture of a serial killer who is targeting elderly women.

20 Apr 19
2006

Charm and Harm

The BAU works to capture a serial killer who has evaded capture by altering his appearance.

21 May 03
2006

Secrets and Lies

The BAU works with the CIA to identify a mole within that organization whose leaks are putting operatives at risk.

22 May 10
2006

The Fisher King (1)

While on their vacations, each of the team receives a clue from a psychopathic killer challenging them to save his next victim.

About Criminal Minds

Special Agents Jason Gideon and Aaron Hotchner head up the FBI’s most elite profiling team – experts in analyzing criminal minds. Each team member has their specialty. There’s Elle Greenaway, who has a background in sexual offences; Derek Morgan, who focuses on obsessional crimes; Special Agent Dr. Spencer Reid the smart-but-socially-challenged genius; and Jennifer “JJ” Jareau, the rookie. With each mind-blowing case, they put their lives on the line as they match wits with the most ruthless criminals on earth.

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