Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds

Season 2 of Criminal Minds begins where Season 1 leaves off with the conclusion of “The Fisher King.” Keith Carradine guest stars as a prolific serial killer who matches wits with Gideon. There is plenty for the members of the BAU team to deal with. In "The Aftermath," Elle shoots a serial rapist. In "Revelations," Reid relives his painful childhood after a religious zealot (guest star James Van Der Beek) kidnaps, tortures, and drugs him. In "Profiler, Profiled," secrets about Morgan are revealed after he is arrested during a visit home on suspicion of being a serial killer. New to the team this season is Paget Brewster as Emily Prentiss, an ambassador's daughter.
Season 2 of Criminal Minds begins where Season 1 leaves off with the conclusion of “The Fisher King.” Keith Carradine guest stars as a prolific serial killer who matches wits with Gideon. There is plenty for the members of the BAU team to deal with. In "The Aftermath," Elle shoots a serial rapist. In "Revelations," Reid relives his painful childhood after a religious zealot (guest star James Van Der Beek) kidnaps, tortures, and drugs him. In "Profiler, Profiled," secrets about Morgan are revealed after he is arrested during a visit home on suspicion of being a serial killer. New to the team this season is Paget Brewster as Emily Prentiss, an ambassador's daughter.

Season 2 (23 episodes)

  • 1. The Fisher King, Pt. 2

    Original air date: 09/20/2006 Runtime: 42:54 min.

    Original air date: 09/20/2006 Runtime: 42:54 min. The team continues to decipher the clues given to each of them by a psychopath in order to save his most recent victim. Gideon decides not to focus on the personal aspects of the case.

  • 2. P911

    Original air date: 09/27/2006 Runtime: 38:09 min.

    Original air date: 09/27/2006 Runtime: 38:09 min. A young boy who had disappeared a year ago turns up for sale by a child pornographer on an online auction. A former profiler who now heads the FBI's Innocent Images Unit asks Gideon and the BAU to help her save the boy's life.

  • 3. The Perfect Storm

    Original air date: 10/04/2006 Runtime: 44:29 min.

    Original air date: 10/04/2006 Runtime: 44:29 min. The BAU has reason to believe a series of murders might have been committed by two people working as a team after the victims' families receive DVDs after each crime that includes psychological attacks.

  • 4. Psychodrama

    Original air date: 10/11/2006 Runtime: 42:35 min.

    Original air date: 10/11/2006 Runtime: 42:35 min. The BAU is called to investigate a series of bank robberies after it becomes evident the crimes are not based on money because the robber abuses his victims by forcing them to undress before he leaves the crime scene.

  • 5. The Aftermath

    Original air date: 10/18/2006 Runtime: 44:36 min.

    Original air date: 10/18/2006 Runtime: 44:36 min. The BAU investigates a serial rapist who had been attacking young women at religious schools and stopped for six weeks.

  • 6. The Boogeyman

    Original air date: 10/25/2006 Runtime: 44:35 min.

    Original air date: 10/25/2006 Runtime: 44:35 min. The BAU travels to Ozona, a small Texas community, to investigate the murders of children.

  • 7. North Mammon

    Original air date: 11/01/2006 Runtime: 44:14 min.

    Original air date: 11/01/2006 Runtime: 44:14 min. After a man kidnaps three teenaged girls and locks them in a cellar, he tells them only two of them will live and they must choose which one will die.

  • 8. Empty Planet

    Original air date: 11/08/2006 Runtime: 44:14 min.

    Original air date: 11/08/2006 Runtime: 44:14 min. The BAU travels to Seattle to identify and catch a serial bomber who has been terrorizing the city and targeting centers of automated techology.

  • 9. The Last Word

    Original air date: 11/15/2006 Runtime: 44:22 min.

    Original air date: 11/15/2006 Runtime: 44:22 min. The daughter of high-powered diplomats, Special Agent Emily Prentiss joins the team, and she must convince Gideon and Hotchner she deserves the job based on merit and not on her family connections.

  • 10. Lessons Learned

    Original air date: 11/22/2006 Runtime: 43:54 min.

    Original air date: 11/22/2006 Runtime: 43:54 min. Gideon, Reid and Prentiss travel to Guantanamo Bay to interrogate the leader of a terror sleeper cell being detained there after a chemical weapons dispersal device is discovered during a raid at a suspicious house.

  • 11. Sex, Birth, Death

    Original air date: 11/29/2006 Runtime: 44:39 min.

    Original air date: 11/29/2006 Runtime: 44:39 min. The BAU is called to investigate a series of murders of prostitutes in the nation's capital and suspects a teenager is guilty of the crimes.

  • 12. Profiler, Profiled

    Original air date: 12/13/2006 Runtime: 44:07 min.

    Original air date: 12/13/2006 Runtime: 44:07 min. Morgan is arrested as a serial killer after he goes home to Chicago to visit his family. Because the detective making the arrest had used a profile provided by Gideon, the team travels to Chicago to help the local authorities find the real killer and exonerate Morgan.

  • 13. No Way Out

    Original air date: 01/17/2007 Runtime: 44:21 min.

    Original air date: 01/17/2007 Runtime: 44:21 min. Gideon is pitted against the scariest and most evil murderer in his entire career.

  • 14. The Big Game

    Original air date: 02/04/2007 Runtime: 42:42 min.

    Original air date: 02/04/2007 Runtime: 42:42 min. In this special two-part episode, the BAU is called to investigate after a wealthy couple is murdered in their home following a Super Bowl party.

  • 15. Revelations

    Original air date: 02/07/2007 Runtime: 44:38 min.

    Original air date: 02/07/2007 Runtime: 44:38 min. In this conclusion of a special two-part episode, finding the serial killer becomes critical to the BAU when the team realizes Reid is being held captive and a live feed of him being tortured is shown on the internet.

  • 16. Fear and Loathing

    Original air date: 02/14/2007 Runtime: 44:12 min.

    Original air date: 02/14/2007 Runtime: 44:12 min. The BAU becomes involved to prevent a possible race riot when the murder of four young black women in a mostly white New York suburb appear to be hate crimes.

  • 17. Distress

    Original air date: 02/21/2007 Runtime: 42:12 min.

    Original air date: 02/21/2007 Runtime: 42:12 min. The BAU travels to Houston to investigate a series of murders that have occurred near construction sites and abandoned buildings.

  • 18. Jones

    Original air date: 02/28/2007 Runtime: 42:36 min.

    Original air date: 02/28/2007 Runtime: 42:36 min. A case involving a serial killer believed to be copying Jack the Ripper takes Gideon to New Orleans after three victims are found with their throats cut.

  • 19. Ashes and Dust

    Original air date: 03/21/2007 Runtime: 44:37 min.

    Original air date: 03/21/2007 Runtime: 44:37 min. A serial arsonist who targets the homes of upper-middle-class families as they sleep is investigated.

  • 20. Honor Among Thieves

    Original air date: 04/11/2007 Runtime: 43:42 min.

    Original air date: 04/11/2007 Runtime: 43:42 min. Elizabeth Prentiss, a foreign ambassador and SSA Emily Prentiss' mother, seeks the aid of the BAU when a Russian immigrant is kidnapped and held for ransom.

  • 21. Open Season

    Original air date: 05/02/2007 Runtime: 44:34 min.

    Original air date: 05/02/2007 Runtime: 44:34 min. The BAU is called to investigate after the bodies of missing people are discovered in a remote region of the Idaho wilderness.

  • 22. Legacy

    Original air date: 05/09/2007 Runtime: 43:41 min.

    Original air date: 05/09/2007 Runtime: 43:41 min. When homeless persons begin going missing mysteriously from the streets in Kansas City, a local detective calls the BAU to investigate the disappearances.

  • 23. No Way Out, Pt. II: The Evilution of Frank

    Original air date: 05/16/2007 Runtime: 43:41 min.

    Original air date: 05/16/2007 Runtime: 43:41 min. When the prolific serial killer Frank returns and murders Gideon's girlfriend in his own apartment, he starts his own investigation.