Season 14 of Criminal Minds picks up with Garcia and kidnapped by the mysterious cult, "Believers," while the rest of the BAU is on a race against time to discover why their team is a target. Also, this season will explore the question of what defines a "Family" as familial bonds come into play for the team members at work, as well as in their lives outside the BAU.
When Reid and Garcia are abducted by Benjamin Merva (Michael Hogan), it's up to the rest of the team to find them.
2. Starter Home
October 11, 2018
When the mummified remains of numerous victims are found in the walls of an elderly couple's remote South Carolina home, Rossi, J.J. and Simmons are dispatched to track down a trail of clues that date back over 20 years.
3. Rule 34
October 18, 2018
When packages with gruesome contents are delivered to six people in the Washington, D.C. area, the BAU must first figure out what connects the recipients before they can identify the UnSub.
October 25, 2018
Soon after the BAU steps in to help local law enforcement isolate a prime suspect for a ritualistic murder in Tallahassee, Fla., a second person who is related to the first victim is killed under similar circumstances.
5. The Tall Man
October 31, 2018
The BAU investigates a spooky local ghost story of the "Tall Man" and the clues it provides when two people go missing in the woods of East Allegheny's Dead Man's Conservatory, and a third mysteriously surfaces the following day with limited details as to what happened to her friends.
November 8, 2018
The BAU heads to Bethesda, Md., to investigate four murders in the span of three days along the eastern seaboard.
7. Twenty Seven
November 15, 2018
It's literally a race against the clock for the BAU to capture the vigilantes behind a series of attacks taking place every 27 minutes in the nation's capital.
November 22, 2018
The BAU investigates a double homicide and kidnapping in New Hampshire.
9. Broken Wing
December 6, 2018
A professor from Lewis' past tips off the BAU to an alarming number of overdose deaths of patients who just completed rehab.
10. Flesh and Blood
December 13, 2018
Prentiss faces her past when the BAU is sent to investigate the murders of prominent businessmen, all of whom are missing their hearts..
11. Night Lights
January 3, 2019
The BAU team heads to Portland, Ore., to investigate a chilling abduction that may be linked to a local couple killed in their home a week earlier.
January 10, 2019
Prentiss and The BAU team fly to Iowa to investigate the disappearance of three 10-year-old children who appear to have been abducted from their homes in the middle of the night, with surveillance video from a neighborhood park as their only lead to finding the children's whereabouts.
January 23, 2019
Rossi questions his actions in the aftermath of a near-death struggle with a serial killer who appears to have outsmarted the BAU.
14. Sick and Evil
January 31, 2019
The BAU leads the investigation into a string of murders taking place in supposedly haunted houses in Lewiston, Maine.
15. Truth or Dare
February 6, 2019
Wedding bells are ringing as Rossi prepares to marry Krystall (Gail O'Grady). But first, the BAU team travels to Los Angeles to investigate a series of fatal shootings in broad daylight following car accidents.
Bonus: Joe Mantegna's Deeply Moving Tribute on Criminal Minds
August 20, 2018
Find out how a storyline in Criminal Minds wasn't just for the show - it was also a touching tribute to one of Joe Mantegna's dear friends.