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"Gabby" is the sixteenth episode of Season Nine and the 202nd overall of Criminal Minds.


When a four-year-old girl goes missing while staying with a relative in Mississippi, the BAU uncovers some startling truths as the team races to find the child and bring her to safety.

Guest Cast

Bookend Quotes

  • Aaron Hotchner: "It's often said there is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world." 
  • Jennifer Jareau: "A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them." — Victor Hugo


  • The episode is based on one of the last cases James T. Clemente (the co-writer of this episode) worked on while he was an active FBI agent of the BAU.
  • The episode aired at a special time, 10/9pm EST, following the two-hour season premiere of the CBS reality-drama TV series Survivor.

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