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Criminal Minds Season 11

Criminal Minds Season 11 Spoiler Alert

Criminal Minds has been nominated for over 30 awards since 2005 and winning 12.  This is a series that you absolutely want to check out. Criminal Minds is not your average police drama, while most police dramas focus on the crime itself,  this team focuses on profiling the criminal(which they refer to as the unsub or ‘unknow subject”.

The series follows the group of FBI profilers who work at the BAU (Behavioral Analysis Unit) .  The team works on the cases plus the  viewers learn about the hardened personal life and requirements of a profiler.  Criminal Minds has an ensemble cast:   Thomas Gibson, Matthew Gray Gubler,A. J. Cook, Kirsten Vangsness, and Shemar Moore are the only actors to have appeared in every season.

Cast

Jason Gideon (Mandy Patinkin)-

Senior Supervisory Special Agent and Former BAU Unit Chief.  Gideon is widely known as the BAU’s best profiler.

Aaron Hotchner (Thomas Gibson)-

Was orginally assigned to the FBI Field Office in Seattle.  He is one of the most experiencd agents in the BAU.  He struggles constantly with the balance of his job and his family life.

Elle Greenaway (Lola Glaudini)-

Is a Supervisory Special Agent that is assigned to the field house in Seattle the assigned to the BAU as an expert in sexual offense crimes.

Derek Morgan (Shemar Moore)-

Is a Supervisory Special Agent that is confident, assertive and often hot tempered. He may be the muscle of the group but has a heart of gold which makes him all the more likable.

Spencer Reid, Ph.D., (Matthew Gray Gubler)-

Is a  Supervisory Special Agent.  Reid is a genius who graduated from high school at the age of 12.  He holds a PhD in Mathematics, chemistry and engineering as well as a BA in psychology and sociology.  With an IQ of 187 , his ability to read 20,000 words a minute and his eidetic memory he is an asset to the team.

Penelope Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness)-

BAU Technical Analyst and BAU Communications Liaison she joined the BAU after bringing attention to herself by illegally accessing some of their equipment; she is offered a job in lieu of a jail sentence. She can access computer files, hack computers, track down people as well as phone records.

Emily Prentiss (Paget Brewster)-

Is a Supervisory Special Agent.  Emily is also fluent in several languages, such as Spanish, French, Greek and Arabic, and has a working knowledge in Italian, but has lost comprehension of her other known language, Russian

David Ross (Joe Mantegna)-

Is a Senior Supervisory Special Agent.  Rossi is a highly experienced profiler who once worked the BAU, but took early retirement to write books about criminal analysis, until volunteering to return shortly after Jason Gideon’s departure.

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So is Criminal Minds Season 11 available on Netflix the answer is YES!!  However, fans that  love agent Morgan  will need tissues because he will be leaving the BAU to focus on being a family man with wife and newborn son-Hank Spencer Morgan.  How sweet is that!