"The Internet Is Forever" is the twenty-second episode of Season Five and the 113th overall of Criminal Minds.


When several women disappear in Boise, the BAU must profile a serial killer who is using the Internet to find his victims on social networking sites.

Guest Cast

Bookend Quotes

  • Aaron Hotchner: "The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place." - George Bernard Shaw
  • David Rossi: "The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had." - Eric Schmidt


  • When Garcia finds the website where the unsub posted a murder, a video titled "Hellooooooooo Ladies" can be seen, depicting a man in a blonde wig with pigtails. This video was previously seen in the Season Two episode "The Big Game."
  • Meegan Godfrey, the actress who portrays Samantha Rush, previously appeared on Criminal Minds, starring in the Season One episode "Charm and Harm" as Nicole Wegener.

Criminal Minds Episodes