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"The Gathering" is the seventeenth episode of Season Eight and the 179th overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU travels to St. Paul, Minnesota to investigate victims who were documenting their personal lives and inner desires on blog posts and social media. Also, Kevin gets jealous when he learns Garcia may have a new love interest.

Guest Cast[]


  • "Let It Be Me" by Ray LaMontagne

Bookend Quotes[]

  • Spencer Reid: Barbara Grizzuti Harrison once said, "All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination."
  • Spencer Reid: Oscar Wilde said, "I can resist anything except temptation."


Criminal Minds Episodes