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"The Boys of Sudworth Place" is the eighth episode of Season Ten and the 218th overall of Criminal Minds.


When a prominent attorney suspiciously goes missing in Boston, the BAU unearths secrets in his past, which could point to the reason for his disappearance. Meanwhile, Morgan is faced with personal demons due to the case.

Guest Cast

Referenced Criminals

Bookend Quotes

  • Spencer Reid: Wayne Dyer once said, "How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours."
  • Derek Morgan: "Our moral responsibility is not to stop the future, but to shape it; to channel our destiny in humane directions and to ease the trauma of transition." — Alvin Toffler


  • The episode was initially officially named "The Boys of Sutton Place", but the title was later changed due to issues brought up by the CBS legal department, which were unspecified.
  • The premise of the episode is uncannily similar to the exposure of the Texas Youth Commission, where over a thousand boys were raped by staff and just as many girls were restrained and denied their legal rights.

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