Criminal Minds

Aired: Mar 15, 2017 , Wednesday at 21:00 on CBS

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Episode Summary: A mother steps forward with valuable information for the BAU to aid in their investigation of an unsub known as the bone crusher. Also, Reid must adapt to a new set of rules in prison life.
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Life Gets a Lot Worse for Reid in Prison

Right now, Reid could really use that protective custody he should have gotten when he first went into prison on Criminal Minds. It's bad enough he's behind bars, but it looks like things are just going to keep getting a lot worse. Meanwhile, in "Assistance is Futile," the BAU (minus J.J., who stays behind and visits Reid in prison) travels to New York to track down an UnSub the media is calling the Bone Crusher. You don't need to know anything else to figure out what he's doing to his victims. ... more

Assistance is Futile

The BAU headed to New York City to solve another freaky case. But the ghost of Spencer Reid hung over Criminal Minds Season 12 Episode 16. The case of the week was yet another misogynistic sadist taking out his issues on the women he abducted. Yeah, I know. Women are more than half the population, but they end up being 90% of the victims on Criminal Minds, especially when torture is involved. It's getting more than a little old. And torture was definitely invo... more



Shemar Moore Returning for the 'Criminal Minds' Season 12 Finale

After a season of new faces and trouble for remaining team members on Criminal Minds, they will be visited by a familiar face as they face off against Mr. Scratch, their season-long tormentor. According to CBS, Moore will return as fan-favorite Derek Morgan (in the present day) to present a lead to the team about their UnSub. The season 12 finale, airing Wednesday, May 10th at 9/8c on CBS, will (hopefully) wrap up the drawn-out battle between the Criminal Minds team and Mr. Scr... more

[WATCH] 'Criminal Minds' Sneak Peek: The UnSub Gets off on Breaking Bones

This case is really going to hurt -- the UnSub's victims, that is, in Criminal Minds' "Assistance is Futile." The BAU is after an UnSub known as the bone crusher, and a mother steps forward with valuable information to aid in their investigation. Also, Reid has to adapt to a new set of rules in prison life. Watch the promo for "Assistance is Futile" to see more of Reid in prison and JJ visiting him: [YouTube=mNDq6rVfXrs] Check out a sneak peek of... more

Are Things About to Get Worse for Reid on 'Criminal Minds'?

Spencer Reid is in a bad way on Criminal Minds His mother's mental condition continues to decline, he is imprisoned for a murder he (probably) did not commit and apparently his troubles are just beginning. The current serialized Reid story has proved controversial and unpopular with some Criminal Minds fans but in an interview with TVLine showrunner Erica Messer teased the worst is yet to come. When asked if more


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