On tonight’s “Criminal Minds” season 9, episode 13: “The Road Home,” a murder investigation in San Diego has Garcia delving into her hacker past and reconnecting with her former love to help the BAU with the case. Paolo Costanzo guest stars as Garcias’s ex-boyfriend.
“Criminal Minds” is based on an elite team of FBI profilers who analyze the country’s most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit’s most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU, who returns to help the team solve new cases. The team is led by Special Agent Aaron Hotchner, a strong profiler who is able to gain people’s trust and unlock their secrets.
Other team members include Jennifer “J.J.” Jareau, Penelope Garcia, Special Agent Dr. Spencer Reid and Special Agent Derek Morgan. Dr. Reid is a classically misunderstood genius whose social IQ is as low as his intellectual IQ is high. Garcia is a computer wizard who helps research the cases. Jareau is the team’s confident unit liaison who was called to a top Pentagon job, but returns to the BAU under mysterious circumstances. Each individual provides their own area of knowledge as they identify predators’ reasons and determine their emotional stimulates in the attempt to stop them.
“Criminal Minds” season 9, episode 13: “The Road Home′” airs Jan. 22, 9:00 p.m. EST on CBS. Spoiler video below: