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Criminal Minds Season 16 Episode 9: Release Date, Streaming Guide & Preview

Criminal Minds
Criminal Minds: Evolution

Solving a crime is no kid’s play and it takes a lot of thinking and intelligence to be able to derive a conclusion as to who is the criminal. To know who the criminal is, often one has to think like one. The show Criminal Minds challenges not only the characters who are present in the show to think hard and get their cognitive gears working but also challenges its viewers to think actively about the same.

Criminal Minds is an American Drama which is from the perspective of police officers who are yet again and again in places to solve complex and complicated cases and be right all the time to save the innocent at any cost. This police procedural was released originally in 2005 and has been running for a great 15 years till its last season which was season 15 which concluded in 2020.

The show posts its conclusion was revived yet again in 2022 with a subtag of Criminal Minds: Evolution. The revival series is set not simply from the point of view of the general characters who were present in the earlier season but it is based upon the investigation undertaken by the Behavioural Analysis Unit as they solve one of the most complex and ridiculous cases they ever solved. 

Criminal Minds: Evolution

Criminal Minds: Evolution

The show is created by Jeff Davis and he is the mastermind behind the exceptional direction of the show. The show has seen great ratings and upon hearing the announcement of the ending of the show the fans were certainly saddened by the news as they wished for their favourite show to continue for a little longer than it did. The show starred only a selective part of the original cast, with the major leads not actually being a part of the show and being sidelined in that aspect. 

The stars are A.J Cook, Joe Mantegna, Kirsten Vangsness, Aisha Tyler, Adam Rodriguez and Paget Brewster. The cast adds to the seriousness of the show with their great acting and seeing them back on the screens was indeed a treat for the fans who certainly missed some other major leads such as Thomas Gibson and Mandy Patinkin. 

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Recap of Episode 8

The whole revival series has been written keeping in mind the great tragic change that we would go through in the past few years, Covid 19 and it is based upon the very same phase in terms of timeline. As the show’s Behavioural Analysis Unit is behind a serial killer who is on loose during the pandemic. 

Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds: Evolution

They have found a series of dead bodies ranging from young teenagers to families in various parts of the country, as the killer keeps on killing more and more victims. They soon figure out that the person they are looking for is a man named Sicarious and they must find him soon at any cost. 

Episode 8 of the show was titled “Forget Me Knots” as the team gets one step closer to finding the murderer Sicarious. They find shreds of evidence of his presence in the surveillance video that they retrieved from a surveillance camera in a hardware store. They also figure out some involvement of a man in North Carolina who is deceased. They try to break down how the man might have been involved in this whole case. 

There is another missing man in Indio, California who is at a chance of being kidnapped by Sicarious and was assisted by one of his followers who always help him out to carry out his vicious plans without a question.

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Criminal Minds Season 16 Episode 9 Release Date

Everyone has been up and excited for the next episode ever since the team has gotten so close to the culprit and is almost there to figure out who he is and what he might do next. And the excitement is indeed expected as the show has been a thrilling journey in itself. 

Criminal Minds

Cast of Criminal Minds: Evolution

Criminal Minds Season 16 Episode 9 is all set to be aired on your screens on Thursday, February 2nd, 2023, bringing forth more advancements in the search.

Streaming Guide for Episode 9

The earlier seasons of the show were originally aired on CBS. But the revival season of the show has been decided to be not aired on CBC network rather the show will be aired on Paramount+ and the viewers can watch the show there easily. 

Other than that the show is also available for streaming for viewers outside the U.S. on Disney+ and that is also available for certain regions itself. 

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