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"Nanny Dearest" is the twenty-first episode of Season Eight and the 183rd overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU travels to Los Angeles looking for a serial killer dubbed "The Nanny Killer", who annually abducts nannies and the children they care for on the same day.

Guest Cast


  • "Sunshine Superman" by Donovan
  • "Crash" (featuring Jonah Johnson) by Esthero

Bookend Quotes

  • Aaron Hotchner: "Children are educated by what the grown up is and not by his talk." — Carl Jung
  • Jennifer Jareau: "Alone, all alone. Nobody, but nobody can make it out here alone." — Maya Angelou


Criminal Minds Episodes