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"P911" is the second episode of Season Two and the 24th overall of Criminal Minds.


A young boy who had disappeared a year ago turns up for sale by a child pornographer on an online auction. A former profiler who now heads the FBI's Crimes Against Children Unit asks Gideon and the BAU to help her save the boy's life.

Guest Cast


  • "Set Me Free" by Sweet
  • Piano Sonata No. 11 in A Major, 1st Movement by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • "Sympathy for the Devil" by The Neptunes

Bookend Quotes

  • Jason Gideon: Theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer said, "The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children."


  • The term "P911" is a common Internet slang term developed for online chat-rooms, which means "parent emergency". The term alerts participants about the presence of a parent in the chat and pedophiles often exploit it.
  • It is said by Elle that the events of this episode take place four months after the two-part Fisher King episode. She had been on medical leave ever since she was shot in the first half.

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