"...A Thousand Words" is the twentieth episode of Season Five and the 111th overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU travels to Tallahassee to profile a tattooed serial killer after he commits suicide, but left clues to the location of one remaining victim who is possibly still alive.

Guest Cast

Referenced Criminals

Bookend Quotes

  • David Rossi: "A sincere artist tries to create something which is, in itself, a living thing." - Painter William Dobell
  • Aaron Hotchner: Gandhi said, "I have seen children successfully surmount the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul."


Criminal Minds Episodes
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