Created by, Criminal Minds revolves around the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit whom roam the United States to assist local law enformcement track down serial killers and other serious criminal offenders. The drama series stars Thomas Gibson. Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, A. J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness and Joe Mantegna. Joining the cast this season, following the departures of series regular Paget Brewster, Jeanne Tripplehorn as Alex Blake, a linguistics expert for the bureau.
In the opening episode of season 8, titled The Silencer,the team travels to Texas after an ambulance carrying a prisoner overturned on a deserted highway. The prisoner (an Unsub known as “The Silencer”) escaped after sewing the guard’s mouth shut and killing him. Despite the Unsub having been in the prison system, his identity is unknown. He was admitted as a John Doe after being convicted on an illegal firearms charge. When a note is found inside the guard’s mouth, and further messages appear in the mouths of other victims in the area.the team works to build the profile of a man whose lifelong search for silence continues to elude him.
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