Season 6

The sixth season of Criminal Minds premiered on CBS on September 22, 2010 and ended May 18, 2011. A.J. Cook appeared as a series regular for two episodes, and as a special guest star in two episodes, due to contract negotiations. Paget Brewster was a regular for eighteen episodes, but returned in the seventh season premiere. Rachel Nichols appeared as a guest star for two episodes and was then promoted as a regular, but departed after the season finale. The opening sequence was changed as of this season, more sound and visual effects were added as well as the theme song itself being amplified, an electric guitar playing being added.

Season episodes list 6

S06E01

S06E01 : The Longest Night 6.95/10 (aired on 09/22/2010)

The BAU team closes in on the serial killer as he continues his murder spree throughout Los Angeles…
S06E02

S06E02 : JJ 7.13/10 (aired on 09/29/2010)

While JJ attempts to reunite a family whose daughter has mysteriously disappeared, her BAU family…
S06E03

S06E03 : Remembrance of Things Past 6.67/10 (aired on 10/06/2010)

When several women in Herndon, Virginia, are found murdered in a similar manner, SSA David Rossi…
S06E04

S06E04 : Compromising Positions 6.83/10 (aired on 10/13/2010)

The team searches for a serial killer who is preying on married couples; Hotchner looks to a team…
S06E05

S06E05 : Safe Haven 6.66/10 (aired on 10/20/2010)

The team pursues a serial killer targeting families in the Midwest; Morgan receives a visit from…
S06E06

S06E06 : Devil's Night 6.65/10 (aired on 10/27/2010)

The team searches for a killer who has struck the past three years during Detroit's raucous…
S06E07

S06E07 : Middle Man 6.83/10 (aired on 11/03/2010)

The BAU must catch a group of serial killers that is killing exotic dancers and leaving their…
S06E08

S06E08 : Reflection of Desire 7.03/10 (aired on 11/10/2010)

The BAU becomes involved in the search for a kidnapped woman in the nation's capital after the body…
S06E09

S06E09 : Into the Woods 6.94/10 (aired on 11/17/2010)

When an 8-year-old is found murdered on the Appalachian Trail, the BAU team goes deep into its…
S06E10

S06E10 : What Happens at Home 6.66/10 (aired on 12/08/2010)

The BAU searches inside a gated New Mexico community for a killer targeting women, and Hotchner…
S06E11

S06E11 : 25 to Life 6.66/10 (aired on 12/15/2010)

Morgan suggests that a man has been rehabilitated and aids in his parole, but later regrets his…
S06E12

S06E12 : Corazon 7.31/10 (aired on 01/19/2011)

A series of bizarre, ritualistic murders brings the team to Miami; Reid experiences hallucinations…
S06E13

S06E13 : The Thirteenth Step 6.66/10 (aired on 01/26/2011)

The BAU hits the road to track down a pair of young lovers on an interstate murder spree. Also,…
S06E14

S06E14 : Sense Memory 6.65/10 (aired on 02/09/2011)

The team investigates unusual murders in Los Angeles, and more information about Prentiss' past…
S06E15

S06E15 : Today I Do 6.64/10 (aired on 02/16/2011)

The BAU is called to upstate New York to investigate mysterious disappearances. Also, Prentiss gets…
S06E16

S06E16 : Coda 7.7/10 (aired on 02/23/2011)

Prentiss enlists two former friends from Interpol to track down an old enemy, as Reid discovers…
S06E17

S06E17 : Valhalla 6.96/10 (aired on 03/02/2011)

After a series of murders, Prentiss becomes suspicious of a former nemesis and fears for the safety…
S06E18

S06E18 : Lauren 7.8/10 (aired on 03/16/2011)

As Prentiss faces off against Ian Doyle, JJ receives a call and returns to help them find Prentiss…
S06E19

S06E19 : With Friends Like These... 7.21/10 (aired on 03/30/2011)

The BAU travels to Portland to investigate a suspected gang of murderers targeting a new victim…
S06E20

S06E20 : Hanley Waters 6.66/10 (aired on 04/06/2011)

The BAU members investigate targeted killings in Tampa as they cope with their feelings about…
S06E21

S06E21 : The Stranger 6.67/10 (aired on 04/13/2011)

The BAU hunts a stalker in San Diego who is targeting college students. Meanwhile, the team comes…
S06E22

S06E22 : Out of the Light 6.76/10 (aired on 05/04/2011)

The BAU is called to a North Carolina resort town after a woman is found badly injured and another…
S06E23

S06E23 : Big Sea 6.65/10 (aired on 05/11/2011)

When the BAU is called to Florida after bodies are discovered buried in the ocean floor off the…
S06E24

S06E24 : Supply and Demand 6.67/10 (aired on 05/18/2011)

As the BAU searches for a suspected human trafficking ring when the bodies of two missing persons…