"Aftermath" is the fifth episode of Season Two and the 27th overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU investigates a serial rapist who has been attacking young women at religious schools, yet stopped for six weeks. He has resumed his attacks but is now targeting a different demographic of women. Elle makes a decision that could end her career with the BAU.

Guest Cast

  • George Alan - Gas Man
  • Robert Clotworthy - Don Norvell
  • Eddie Diaz - CSU Tech
  • Jennifer Ann Evans - Lisa Blake
  • Bruce Gray - Doctor Wagner
  • Stephon Fuller - Tech
  • Jonathan Klein - Craig Dyson
  • Jason London - William Lee
  • Lisa Long - Beth Norvell
  • Dahlia Salem - Detective Maggie Callahan
  • Tuffet Schmelzle - Cheryl Cosgrove
  • Mandy June Turpin - Alicia Jordan
  • Derek Webster - Lawyer

Referenced Criminals


  • "Faith Hope Love" by Starsailor
  • "Clementine" by Elliott Smith

Bookend Quotes

  • Jason Gideon: Helen Keller once said, "Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it."

Criminal Minds Episodes
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