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"Amplification" is the twenty-fourth episode of Season Four and the 89th overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU responds quickly after a homegrown terrorist releases a new strain of a deadly bacteria in Annapolis that threatens the public and puts a member of the team at risk.

Guest Cast[]

Referenced Criminals[]

Bookend Quotes[]

  • Spencer Reid: "It will become fine dust over all the land of Egypt, and will become boils breaking out with sores on man and beast through all the land of Egypt." - Exodus 9:9
  • Spencer Reid: "Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it." - Helen Keller


  1. Credited as "Commuter #1"

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