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"A Higher Power" is the fifteenth episode of Season Three and the 60th overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU is called to Pittsburgh after an unusually high suicide rate with a suspicious two-week-long time break appears to be the work of an Angel of Death.

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  • "Shambala" by Three Dog Night

Bookend Quotes[]

  • David Rossi: "There is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession." – Daniel Webster
  • Emily Prentiss: "The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love, and to be greater than our suffering." – Ben Okri

Criminal Minds Episodes