Season 11

Episode Guide

The Job

S11 E1
Oct 1, 2015
The BAU searches for a serial killer who leaves distinctive marks on victims' faces with the help of an impressive potential new team member, forensic psychologist Dr. Tara Lewis (Aisha Tyler).

The Witness

S11 E2
Oct 8, 2015
When a Los Angeles bus is attacked with sarin gas, the BAU must act quickly to find the suspect before a larger-scale incident occurs. Marisol Nichols and Tim Kang guest star.

'Til Death Do Us Part

S11 E3
Oct 15, 2015
When brides-to-be in Savannah are killed on the eve of their nuptials, the BAU suspects a jilted UnSub is at work. Series star Joe Mantegna directed the episode. Michael Irvin, Ashley Fink, and Mancow Muller guest star.


S11 E4
Oct 22, 2015
When three restaurant workers are killed in a robbery/homicide in Las Vegas, N.M., the BAU looks at a cold case that happened in the town six years ago for leads.

The Night Watch

S11 E5
Oct 29, 2015
When the BAU investigates incidents of bodies being incorporated into macabre graffiti art in Detroit, they suspect an elusive-yet-notorious street artist could be the UnSub. Also, Dr. Lewis struggles to balance her relationship with her fiancé and her work. Series star Thomas Gibson directed the episode.


S11 E6
Nov 5, 2015
When a woman is murdered in a small town in Florida inhabited entirely by sex offenders, the BAU faces a community full of suspects. Also, Lewis receives a career opportunity that may take her away from the BAU.

Target Rich

S11 E7
Nov 12, 2015
The BAU helps Rossi's journalist daughter, Joy (Amber Stevens West), investigate the disappearance of a college student. Also, the team is alarmed when Giuseppe Montolo (Robert Neary) dies in prison after he warns Morgan about the "Dirty Dozen," an underground group of hitmen, and JJ returns from maternity leave.


S11 E8
Nov 19, 2015
The BAU hunts an UnSub in Phoenix who is kidnapping victims and depriving them of sleep. Also, Hotch and Garcia deal with the threat from the underground hitman group, the "Dirty Dozen."

Internal Affairs

S11 E9
Dec 3, 2015
After two undercover DEA agents are murdered and a third goes missing, the BAU joins the NSA to investigate whether an underground Internet drug syndicate is involved. Also, Hotch hopes the team's work with the NSA brings them closer to finding the "Dirty Dozen" hitmen ring.

Future Perfect

S11 E10
Dec 10, 2015
The BAU searches for an UnSub who may be fascinated with medical experimentation.


S11 E11
Jan 14, 2016
The BAU implements an elaborate strategy to try and take down the "Dirty Dozen" hitmen ring, with Reid playing a central role. Aubrey Plaza guest stars.


S11 E12
Jan 21, 2016
When bodies are discovered in public places throughout Boston, the BAU investigates whether a taxi or ride-share service the victims used before their deaths could lead the team to the UnSub.

The Bond

S11 E13
Jan 28, 2016
The BAU searches for a motive and an UnSub when victims are found in truck stop restrooms along highways throughout the South.


S11 E14
Feb 11, 2016
When an 18-year-old girl escapes from a suburban home where she was held captive for years with two other women, the BAU searches for the Unsub who kidnapped them.

A Badge And A Gun

S11 E15
Feb 25, 2016
The BAU searches Los Angeles after the team discovers security footage that shows an UnSub being invited into victims' homes. Marisol Nichols returns as Agent Natalie Colfax. Carmine Giovinazzo guest stars.


S11 E16
Mar 3, 2016
When Morgan is abducted, the BAU scrambles to find him and save his life. Series star Thomas Gibson directed the episode. Legendary actor Danny Glover guest stars,

The Sandman

S11 E17
Mar 17, 2016
The BAU heads to Wichita in search of an UnSub abducting children while their parents sleep. Also, Morgan tries to find who was responsible for his attack.

A Beautiful Disaster

S11 E18
Mar 24, 2016
When an UnSub targets the BAU, the team goes into action to find out who is responsible.


S11 E19
Mar 31, 2016
When former BAU team member and current Interpol Agent Emily Prentiss tracks an international serial killer, she enlists the help of her friends at the BAU after she is convinced the UnSub's next victim is on American soil. Also, the BAU deals with Morgan's departure from the team. Paget Brewster returns as Emily Prentiss.

Inner Beauty

S11 E20
Apr 14, 2016
The BAU searches for an UnSub who is purposely disfiguring victims. Also, Rossi has an awkward reunion with his ex-wife, Hayden Montgomery, who kept his daughter, Joy, a secret from him for nearly 30 years. Sheryl Lee Ralph guest stars.

Devil's Backbone

S11 E21
Apr 21, 2016
When guards at a Virginia prison intercept a package with evidence relating to the kidnapping of two boys several years ago, the BAU questions a notorious serial killer who may have information on the boys' whereabouts. Frances Fisher guest stars.

The Storm

S11 E22
May 5, 2016
The BAU is shocked when Hotch is apprehended by a SWAT team and suspected of conspiracy, and as the team scrambles to prove his innocence, they suspect a larger plot is on the horizon. Returning guest stars include Frances Fisher as convicted serial killer Antonia Slade, and Sheryl Lee Ralph as Rossi's ex-wife, Hayden Montgomery.