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"Cure" is the thirteenth episode of Season Thirteen and the 290th overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU travels to Washington D.C. to uncover the meaning behind a series of messages left in the mouths of multiple murder victims.

Guest Cast

  • Dean Austin - Security Guard
  • Christopher Cho - Andrew Hirota
  • Marta Cross - Elena Duran
  • Mark Damon Espinoza - Scott Taveras
  • Courtney Foley - Mia Prado
  • Emilio Garcia-Sanchez - Rafael Taveras
  • Susan Ortiz - Julia Taveras
  • Alesha Reneé - Abigail Fuller
  • Kim Rhodes - Assistant Director Linda Barnes
  • Klea Scott - Lieutenant Rakesha Wilson
  • David Sedgwick - Douglas Carmichael
  • Ashley Snyder - Doctor Hannah Cooke
  • Gigi Zumbado - Olivia Taveras

Referenced Criminals


  • "Mercy" by Eliot Bronson

Bookend Quotes

  • Spencer Reid: "It is impossible to suffer without making someone pay for it; every complaint already contains revenge." – Friedrich Nietzsche


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