“Criminal Minds” season 12, episode 9 returns Jan. 4 on CBS.
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“Criminal Minds” season 12, episode 9 titled “Profiling 202” brings back the Jane Lynch as Spencer Reid’s mother. Episode 8 left viewers with Reid asking Prentiss to take a break so he could visit his mom in Las Vegas who’s in clinical trial.
Jane Lynch’s Guest Appearance
When Reid’s (Matthew Gray Gubler) mom phoned him during the investigation of the Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU) in Washington, she asked him if he could check on her friends who might be kidnapped. Reid was worried about her mom and decided to fly in to Las Vegas to visit his mom. When Reid asked Prentiss to take a break, there had been rounds of speculations that the character might be taking some time off for an episode or two just like what happened in the previous season.
“Criminal Minds” season 12, episode 9 spoilers however reveal that Diana Reid, played by Jane Lynch, will return on the series. The episode is expected to dig more into the life of Mrs. Reid while she was out in hiatus. Months ago, Lynch’s comeback was already confirmed by showrunners. Even so, it remains unsure as to how many episode the actress will be making an appearance.
Episode 10: “Scarecrow” Recap
In episode 8 titled “Scarecrow,” BAU’s investigation on a missing woman named Cherry in Yakima, Washington led to the discovery of two female dead bodies near a brook. One died in 2013, the other three weeks ago. The latter, wrapped in a burlap sack and barbed wire, was identified as Debra McDermott, a prostitute. The team found out the suspect is aged around 40 targeted sex workers to kidnap and rape.
Cherry is one of them. Cherry was saved by BAU from the hands of the suspect. As she narrated, the suspect’s subjects of interest stemmed from the way he was brought up by his conservative father who was a True believer. Kevin buried himself alive as a form of punishment.
“Criminal Minds” season 12, episode 9 airs Wednesday, Jan. 4 on CBS.