Criminal Minds (TV Series 2005–2020) Poster



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Remade as 

Criminal Minds (2017) (TV Series)
Korean version of the series.


Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011) (TV Series)
Criminal Minds: The Fight (2010) serves as the backdoor pilot.
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2016) (TV Series)
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (2015) sets up the premise.

Referenced in 

The TV Set (2006)
Seen on TV schedule board.
Entourage: The Young and the Stoned (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mrs. Ari
Séries express: Episode #2.2 (2008) (TV Episode)
Séries express: Episode #2.7 (2008) (TV Episode)
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien: Michael Phelps/Paget Brewster/Sugar Ray (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Paget Brewster's segment.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.41 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $12,500 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.84 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $2,000 question
Greek: I Know What You Did Last Semester (2010) (TV Episode)
When the ZBZ's are talking about what they should do with the clipboard they mention this show
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.132 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $12,500 question presented by Joe Mantegna
Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior: The Time Is Now (2011) (TV Episode)
Cooper mentions Hotch by name
Excision (2012)
Pauline tells her mother that every teenager technically profiles as a sociopath. Matthew Gray Gubler (the biology teacher) plays Dr Reid on Criminal Minds, a show about profilers, and his character has said this many times on the show.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.83 (2012) (TV Episode)
Recording is heard of a woman complaining to a television station that they interrupted the season finale for a tornado warning
Jeopardy!: Episode #28.126 (2012) (TV Episode)
Correct response in clue in "FBI TV" category
ThanksKilling 3 (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bunheads: I'll Be Your Meyer Lansky (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ginny
The Killing: Seventeen (2013) (TV Episode)
Skinner mocking with psychological profile
Harmontown: Constitutional Belieber (2014) (TV Episode)
Saturday Night Live: James Franco/Nicki Minaj (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on Weekend Update
Talking Dead: Always Accountable (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris Hardwick.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: The Cast of Sisters/Ilan Rubin (2015) (TV Episode)
Discussed in Fred Armisen's Extremely Accurate TV Recaps
Bachelor Live: Episode #1.3 (2016) (TV Episode)
show mentioned when Paget is introduced
Grandfathered: The Biter (2016) (TV Episode)
Jimmy makes a reference to the show. Criminal Minds was Paget Brewster's (Sara) previous show.
The Cinema Snob: If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do? (2016) (TV Episode)
"I saw a guy get killed on an episode of Criminal Minds the other night. That means the show is very pro-murder."
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders: The Harmful One (2016) (TV Episode)
Joe Mantegna has a cameo as David Rossi
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders: Harvested (2016) (TV Episode)
Matt mentions "Hotch's team"
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders: Denial (2016) (TV Episode)
Kirsten Vangness cameos as Penelope Garcia
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders: The Ballad of Nick and Nat (2016) (TV Episode)
Jack mentions Mateo Cruz
Strong Girl Bong-soon: Episode #1.2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Gook-Doo.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Reese Witherspoon/Bono & The Edge/U2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Reese Witherspoon mentions that her mother is a fan of the series
Difficult People: Criminal Minds (2017) (TV Episode)
Julie watches the series
Hell's Kitchen: Raising the Bar (2017) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned when Joe Mantegna is introduced
I Be Geniusen Stuff: Criminal Minds S12 (2017) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the hundreds of shows seen on TV screens.
The Cinema Snob: Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2019) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.
Good Girls: Everything Must Go (2019) (TV Episode)
Amber was "mutilated corpse in woods" on this show
Cool Cat's Crazy Dream (2019) (Video)
Cool Cat tells Joe Mantegna that he loves watching Criminal Minds
Match Game: Shooting Blanks (2020) (TV Episode)
Celebrity panel includes actors and actresses famous for playing a cop on a popular police show including Adam Rodriguez for playing a cop on this show.
NCIS: Los Angeles: Raising the Dead (2020) (TV Episode)
Fatima says: "Wheels up in 30", which is the line used in almost all episodes of Criminal Minds when they are done briefing on a new case

Featured in 

The Messenger (2009)
Clips are seen on a TV
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Serial Killers - Television (2012) (TV Episode)
Earl Bulford is #10. Floyd Feylinn Ferell is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Geniuses (2014) (TV Episode)
Spencer Reid is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Satisfying Deaths of Hated TV Characters (2014) (TV Episode)
The death of the Reaper is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Decade Defining TV Shows: 2000s (2014) (TV Episode)
Criminal Minds gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Nerds (2015) (TV Episode)
Dr. Spencer Reid is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Current Network TV Shows (2015) (TV Episode)
Criminal Minds is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 American Crime Shows (2015) (TV Episode)
Criminal Minds is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Violent TV Shows (2015) (TV Episode)
Criminal Minds gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Violent Characters in Television Series (2016) (TV Episode)
The Boston Reaper gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Female Detectives in TV Shows (2016) (TV Episode)
Emily Prentiss is #10.
MsMojo: Top 10 Heartbreaking Scenes in TV Dramas (2016) (TV Episode)
Hotch & Haley's Goodbye gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Female TV Nerds We LOVE (2017) (TV Episode)
Penelope Garcia is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Crime Fighting Teams in Television (2017) (TV Episode)
The Behavioral Analysis Unit is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Tim Curry Performances (2017) (TV Episode)
The Prince of Darkness ranks at #5
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Shows That Continued After Losing Their Leads (2017) (TV Episode)
Criminal Minds is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Shows We Secretly Wish Would Be Cancelled (2017) (TV Episode)
Criminal Minds gets a dishonorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Actors Who HATED Their TV Characters (2019) (TV Episode)
Mandy Patinkin as Jason Gideon is #9.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Samuel L. Jackson/Ash Carter (2019) (TV Episode)
Brief clip in the cold open
WatchMojo: Top 20 Satisfying Deaths of Hated TV Characters (2021) (TV Episode)
The death of George Foyet is #6.

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus/The Strokes (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the CBS crime drama ad
Mad: X-Games: First Class/Criminal Minecraft (2011) (TV Episode)
Criminal Minecraft is a spoof of this show.
Robot Chicken: Joel Hurwitz (2016) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
ToosaTV: Episode #1.7 (2016) (TV Episode)
Features a sketch spoofing this TV series.
Best Party Ever: Beer and Purge
goofy minds segment

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