Criminal Minds

Trivia: Dr. Spencer Reid is the son of an attorney, born in Las Vegas. In real life, Matthew Gray Gubler, the actor who plays Reid, is also the son of an attorney, born in Las Vegas.

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About Face - S3-E6

Trivia: The scene where Rossi is bird hunting was done to show how different the character was going to be from Gideon, who was a noted bird lover.

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3rd Life - S3-E12

Trivia: Lindsey, one of the kidnapping victims, is played by Joe Mantegna's daughter Gia.

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Snake Eyes - S7-E13

Trivia: On the plane to Atlantic City, the team is discussing their favorite Mob movie, and Rossi mentions that he's not a fan of them. Joe Mantegna, who plays Rossi, played a mobster in The Godfather Part III and, more famously, is the voice of Mob boss Fat Tony in The Simpsons.

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Paradise - S4-E4

Trivia: Rick Dunkle, a Criminal Minds producer, writer, and script coordinator, has a cameo as Jonathan, the dead driver in the car that was hit by the tractor trailer, at the start of the episode. *Spoiler* Dunkie, who is a fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation, thought it would be cool to be killed by 'Wesley Crusher' who's played by Wil Wheaton, and who guest stars in this episode.

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Spencer - S12-E13

Trivia: Alana De La Garza guest stars as Clara Seger in a crossover with Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. She and Adam Rodriguez previously played siblings on CSI: Miami.

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Nelson's Sparrow - S10-E13

Trivia: Although only in flashbacks, "Nelson's Sparrow" was the first episode to feature Gideon since Mandy Patinkin's departure.

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Season 13 generally

Trivia: Daniel Henney is the first actor from one of the Criminal Minds spin-offs to join the main cast of the parent series.

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Tabula Rasa - S3-E19

Trivia: When Rossi's on the telephone in his office, the camera pans around and on the desk we see the real-life photograph of the actor Joe Mantegna with friend Ringo Starr.

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Nelson's Sparrow - S10-E13

Trivia: Ben Savage plays a younger version of Mandy Patinkin. One of Patinkin's most famous roles (and also one of his personal favorites) is Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride, which also featured Savage's older brother Fred.

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The Fight - S5-E18

Trivia: Except for Felix Solis, who plays an informant of Prophet's, all of the prisoners in the San Quentin scenes are real inmates.

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Quotes

Agent Hotchner: This is Special Agent Dr. Reid.
Man: You look too young to have gone to medical school.
Agent Reid: They are PhD's. Three of them.
Man: What, are you a genius or something?
Agent Reid: I don't believe that intelligence can be accurately quantified, but I do have an IQ of 187, an eidetic memory, can read 20,000 words per minute...yes, I'm a genius.

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Mistakes

At the start, it's nighttime when the unsub hides in the house of the soon-to-be victim who goes to sleep when her alarm clock reads 'Tue 11:06', and then we see the time morph to 'Tue 1:13' when the victim is sound asleep, before the unsub comes out of the closet to kill her. However, the time on the clock should actually read 'Wed 1:13'.

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