Season 7

Episode Guide

It Takes a Village

S7 E1
Sep 23, 2011
The BAU team is at a crossroads as they are questioned by a Senate Committee for their retaliatory actions in the wake of Prentiss' loss, but an unexpected familiar face could help them win their case and keep the team together.


S7 E2
Sep 29, 2011
The BAU team searches rural Oklahoma when women are being found murdered after being robbed of one of their five senses. Also, JJ and Prentiss get the cold shoulder from Reid as he deals with their deception about Prentiss' presumed death.

Dorado Falls

S7 E3
Oct 6, 2011
The BAU team investigates a mass murder at an Internet security company in Charlottesville, Va., but clues reveal it is not a typical serial killer at work. Also, Prentiss must complete recertification training under Morgan's watchful eye.


S7 E4
Oct 20, 2011
Survivors of a Boise high school massacre return to remember the event 10 years later, but the BAU team is called in when a new killer with a similar style targets the survivors. Also, Hotch is worried that his son, Jack, may be a victim of school bullying.

From Childhood's Hour

S7 E5
Nov 3, 2011
The BAU team investigates the abductions of young children with troubled mothers in St. Louis. Also, Rossi reconnects with his first wife who has shocking news for him.


S7 E6
Nov 10, 2011
The BAU search California's Angeles National Forest after a number of bodies mysteriously turn up in the mountain lakes there. Also, Rossi struggles with an agonizing decision regarding his ex-wife.

There's No Place Like Home

S7 E7
Nov 10, 2011
When a series of tornadoes hits Kansas, the BAU is called in to investigate bodies of young boys that turn up in the aftermath of the storms. Also, work pressures cause tension on JJ's home front.


S7 E8
Nov 10, 2011
A case turns personal for Garcia when the BAU investigate the disappearance of a woman in her survivors' support group whose daughter went missing seven years earlier.

Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

S7 E9
Nov 17, 2011
The BAU team looks into the real reasons behind an apparent mass suicide of a small group of youths at a military academy. Also, Hotch and Morgan butt heads when a team member could be in jeopardy.

The Bittersweet Science

S7 E10
Dec 8, 2011
The BAU team investigates a string of brutal bludgeonings in Philadelphia and is led to the city's boxing scene in search of the killer. Also, Hotch makes a connection with an attractive runner as they both train for a triathlon.

True Genius

S7 E11
Dec 15, 2011
A series of murders in San Francisco bearing the tell-tale signs of the infamous Zodiac Killer have the BAU wondering if the notorious serial killer has returned. Also, Reid ponders if he should be doing more with his genius abilities.

Unknown Subject

S7 E12
Jan 19, 2012
The BAU team searches for a serial rapist in Houston known as "The Piano Man" who has resurfaced and is assaulting his previous victims. Also, Prentiss tries to come to terms with her trauma from last year and with rejoining the team.

Snake Eyes

S7 E13
Jan 26, 2012
The BAU tries their luck in Atlantic City when the team is called in to investigate a series of ritualistic casino-related murders. Also, after a spat with her boyfriend, Kevin, Garcia thinks she and Morgan may have gotten a little too friendly with each other. Dean Cain Guest Stars as Down-On-His-Luck Gambler Curtis Banks.

Closing Time

S7 E14
Feb 9, 2012
The BAU team hit choppy waters on the beaches of Southern California when they discover a series of bodies hidden in lifeguard towers along the coast.

A Thin Line

S7 E15
Feb 16, 2012
The BAU team investigates a series of brutal home invasions and murders in California's Inland Empire that appear to be gang-related, but their investigation may uncover a more sinister motivation.

A Family Affair

S7 E16
Feb 23, 2012
The heat is on in Atlanta when the BAU investigates murders of women and realizes they are looking for more than one unsub.

I Love You, Tommy Brown

S7 E17
Mar 1, 2012
When married couples fostering young children end up being killed in Seattle, the BAU team looks for an unsub with a maternal-yet-murderous instinct. Also, Garcia fears a possible proposition from Kevin. Teri Polo guest stars.


S7 E18
Mar 15, 2012
When a scared, emaciated young boy is found in the Arizona desert and another boy winds up missing, the BAU begins searching for the kidnapper as Morgan reaching into his scarred past, tries to bond with the found child. Garrett M. Brown and Jackson Pace guest star.

Heathridge Manor

S7 E19
Mar 22, 2012
The BAU team heads to Oregon to investigate a series of gothic, ritualistic murders. Robert Englund and Juliet Landau guest star.

The Company

S7 E20
Apr 5, 2012
When Morgan's sister sees a woman who looks like their presumed-dead cousin, Morgan is confronted with a lie he told his family to provide closure and BAU reopens the case. Shanola Hampton, Chad L.Coleman, Erica Gimpel and Denise Dowse guest star.

Divining Rod

S7 E21
Apr 12, 2012
After a notorious serial killer is executed, a copycat begins murdering women in the same Oklahoma town and in the same fashion. The BAU team must act fast before more victims are found.

Profiling 101

S7 E22
May 3, 2012
Rossi and the team present one of the longest-tenured serial killer cases to college students, and they take the class through a nearly 20-year chase for the murderer. Mackenzie Astin guest stars.


S7 E23
May 10, 2012
When the BAU goes against a gang of serial-killing bank robbers in Washington, D.C., the team tries to negotiate the situation unfolding inside the bank, but the stakes rise when one of their own becomes a hostage.