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"Restoration" is the eighteenth episode of Season Eight and the 180th overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU goes to Morgan's old neighborhood in urban Chicago in search of a spree killer targeting middle-aged men, and a clue leads Morgan to believe that they are after someone connected to the man who molested him as a child.

Guest Cast


  • "In a Sentimental Mood" by Chris Vadala

Bookend Quotes

  • David Rossi: "I'm dead, only vengeance can restore me." — Terry Goodkind
  • Derek Morgan: "For darkness restores what light cannot repair." — Joseph Brodsky


  • Jordan Aaron Carroll, the actor who portrays Morgan as a teenager, previously portrayed him as a child in "Profiler, Profiled".
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