Criminal Minds Wiki

"Blue Angel" is the third episode of Season Thirteen and the 280th overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU is sent to Detroit to help locate an unsub attacking successful businessmen.

Guest Cast[]

Referenced Criminals[]


  • "Everything We Need" by Imaginary Future

Bookend Quotes[]

  • Emily Prentiss: "Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself. It only requires opportunity." – George Eliot
  • Matt Simmons: "A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it." – George Moore


  • Although this was the fourth produced episode of the season, it aired as the third.
  • During the initial briefing, SSA Matt Simmons says, "You know, I came from Michigan, not the Motor City, Carson City..." while talking about the case. Daniel Henney (Simmons) was born in Carson City, Mi.

Criminal Minds Episodes