Season 8

The eighth season of Criminal Minds premiered on CBS on September 26, 2012. The series was officially renewed for an eighth season on March 14, 2012. In Canada, the eighth season airs one day earlier on CTV than on CBS in the United States.

Season episodes list 8

S08E01

S08E01 : The Silencer 6.64/10 (aired on 09/26/2012)

When a Texas prisoner escapes during a transfer, he leaves behind victims with his unique…
S08E02

S08E02 : The Pact 6.65/10 (aired on 10/10/2012)

When the bodies of two seemingly unrelated victims are found just hours apart in San Diego and Los…
S08E03

S08E03 : Through the Looking Glass 6.65/10 (aired on 10/17/2012)

When one Kansas family turns up dead and another goes missing, the BAU looks for a link between the…
S08E04

S08E04 : God Complex 7.41/10 (aired on 10/24/2012)

When a legless body is found in the New Mexico desert and a second unwilling amputee shows up at…
S08E05

S08E05 : The Good Earth 7.03/10 (aired on 10/31/2012)

When four men go missing in rural Oregon, the BAU searches for a common link among them in order to…
S08E06

S08E06 : The Apprenticeship 6.93/10 (aired on 11/07/2012)

When prostitutes in Miami are discovered murdered in a similar style to local animals found dead…
S08E07

S08E07 : The Fallen 6.64/10 (aired on 11/14/2012)

The BAU travels to Santa Monica when burned bodies of homeless people begin showing up by the…
S08E08

S08E08 : The Wheels on the Bus... 6.72/10 (aired on 11/21/2012)

The BAU team goes in pursuit of a missing school bus full of children outside the Washington, D.C.…
S08E09

S08E09 : Magnificent Light 6.43/10 (aired on 11/28/2012)

An attendee at a popular motivational-speaker's conference in Seattle is murdered and the speaker…
S08E10

S08E10 : The Lesson 7.5/10 (aired on 12/05/2012)

A ritualistic killer is hunted after male bodies are found that have been physically altered.…
S08E11

S08E11 : Perennials 6.64/10 (aired on 12/12/2012)

The BAU heads south to investigate a fast-moving UnSub whose signature matches that of a serial…
S08E12

S08E12 : Zugzwang 7.89/10 (aired on 01/16/2013)

When Reid discovers that his girlfriend has been kidnapped by her stalker, he and the BAU team band…
S08E13

S08E13 : Magnum Opus 7.31/10 (aired on 01/23/2013)

While Reid copes with a loss in his personal life, the rest of the BAU travels to San Francisco to…
S08E14

S08E14 : All That Remains 6.75/10 (aired on 02/06/2013)

A writer's daughters vanish on the anniversary of their mother's disappearance, which leads the BAU…
S08E15

S08E15 : Broken 6.64/10 (aired on 02/20/2013)

The BAU heads to Austin to investigate victims found there with their watches set inaccurately, a…
S08E16

S08E16 : Carbon Copy 6.76/10 (aired on 02/27/2013)

When victims are found in Philadelphia in a similar style to victims of The Replicator, the stalker…
S08E17

S08E17 : The Gathering 6.53/10 (aired on 03/20/2013)

The BAU investigates victims who were documenting their personal lives and inner desires on blog…
S08E18

S08E18 : Restoration 6.64/10 (aired on 04/03/2013)

The BAU goes to Morgan's old neighborhood in urban Chicago in search of an unsub targeting…
S08E19

S08E19 : Pay It Forward 6.63/10 (aired on 04/10/2013)

When a time capsule in a small Colorado town is opened twenty-five years later and contains a…
S08E20

S08E20 : Alchemy 7.21/10 (aired on 05/01/2013)

The BAU travel to Rapid City after two male victims are discovered murdered in a ritualistic…
S08E21

S08E21 : Nanny Dearest 7.02/10 (aired on 05/08/2013)

The BAU travels to Los Angeles looking for an UnSub who is kidnapping nannies and the children they…
S08E22

S08E22 : Number Six 6.64/10 (aired on 05/15/2013)

The BAU goes to Detroit to track an UnSub with a rapidly changing MO. Also, Blake's husband returns…
S08E23

S08E23 : The Replicator 7.11/10 (aired on 05/22/2013)

The Replicator zeroes in on the BAU when the killer targets one of the team as the next victim. The…