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"True Night" is the tenth episode of Season Three and the 55th overall of Criminal Minds.


The BAU is called into Los Angeles to help local authorities investigate a series of gruesome gang-related killings that might involve a famous comic book artist.

Guest Cast[]

  • Jon Barton - SWAT Leader
  • Sarah Beth Bassak - Mail Carrier
  • Edward Flores - Gus
  • Craig Gellis - Glen Hill
  • Steve Richard Harris - Jasper
  • Ellen Hollman - Vickie Wright
  • Sara Van Horn - Helen Trestle
  • Sherri Howard - ND Detective #1
  • David Lengel - Brain
  • Matt Micucci - Milo
  • Frankie Muniz - Jonny McHale
  • J. Richey Nash - Officer Peterson
  • Tom Ohmer - Desk Sergeant
  • Johanna Parker - Jean
  • Parry Shen - Bobby Kim
  • Eric Tiede - ND Detective #2
  • John Walcutt - Detective Brady
  • Marc D. Wilson - Detective Benson

Referenced Criminals[]


  • "Harlem Nocturne" by Joe Augustine
  • "Absurd (Whitewash Mix)" by Fluke
  • "Ooh La" by The Kooks
  • "Atom Bomb" by Fluke

Bookend Quotes[]

  • Spencer Reid: "Superman is, after all, an alien life form. He is simply the acceptable face of invading realities." – Author Clive Barker
  • Penelope Garcia: "The noir hero is a knight in blood-caked armor. He's dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that he's a hero the whole time." – Frank Miller

Criminal Minds Episodes