Criminal Minds (2005– )
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Flesh and Blood 

Prentiss plans a first date with Mendoza but the evening is cut short. Prentiss faces her past when the team investigates murders of businessmen who have had their hearts taken.


Glenn Kershaw


Jeff Davis (created by), Christopher Barbour | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Joe Mantegna ... David Rossi
Matthew Gray Gubler ... Dr. Spencer Reid (credit only)
A.J. Cook ... Jennifer Jareau
Kirsten Vangsness ... Penelope Garcia
Aisha Tyler ... Dr. Tara Lewis
Daniel Henney ... Matt Simmons
Adam Rodriguez ... Luke Alvez
Paget Brewster ... Emily Prentiss
Penelope Ann Miller ... Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes
Judah Simard ... David Smith
Stephen Bishop ... Andrew Mendoza
Rolonda Watts ... Dr. Melissa Myers
Vito D'Ambrosio ... Jerome Winter
Melanie Rains ... Kiara Hale
Tessa Harnetiaux Tessa Harnetiaux ... Becca Marcus


Prentiss and Mendoza's first date, which has already been postponed several times on Prentiss' request due to work issues, is further interrupted by the BAU's next case. In separate incidents two weeks apart, two lawyers were found murdered in Rockville and Baltimore, Maryland respectively, their bodies wrapped in construction tarp and placed near a dumpster in a downtown location. Both men, reported missing forty-eight hours before their bodies were found, were severely beaten pre-mortem before their hearts ripped out of their bodies, that the cause of death. Both victims were in the same graduating class but have no known professional connection. Garcia is able to find some surveillance footage of one of the victims shortly before being reported missing, he being approached by a young woman in a parking lot, the encounter seemingly in the nature of a damsel in distress being assisted by the unwitting victim, the proverbial knight in shining armor. The female cannot be the one who ... Written by Huggo

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Release Date:

12 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Color | Black and White (flashbacks)

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16:9 HD
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In minute 24-25 of episode "Flesh and Blood", a transcript of an interview with the suspect is shown briefly. Names listed on the sheet are Judge, P.J. And Squi...any of them can testify... mimicking the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation. See more »


When Alvez and Simmons fire at the Unsub's van their bullets are shown making sparks upon striking the rear doors. However copper jacketed bullets (which is what the FBI and pretty much everyone uses) do not make sparks when hitting metal nor any other material. See more »


Emily Prentiss: When David Smith was eight years old, his serial killer father used him as bait to lure his victims. David became so inured to this behavior that he actually lured his father's last victim without even being prompted.
Dr. Tara Lewis: What happened to David after his father was arrested? Was CPS able to reunite him with his mother?
Emily Prentiss: They were. She didn't want him. So I kept tabs on his foster care and his therapy. Fortunately, about a year later, Kate and Alan Addison adopted David. They decided to change his ...
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Pull the Trigger
Performed by APES
[Played when Prentiss is cooking dinner]
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