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"Foundation" is the eighteen episode of Season Seven and the 156th overall of Criminal Minds.


When a scared, emaciated young boy is found in the Arizona desert and another boy goes missing, the BAU begins searching for the abductor as Morgan, reaching into his own scarred past, tries to bond with the found child.

Guest Cast

Bookend Quotes

  • Emily Prentiss: "Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth but not its twin." — Barbara Kingsolver
  • Derek Morgan: "Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it." — Michel de Montaigne

Criminal Minds Episodes