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Criminal Minds S15 E08: When and Where Can You Watch It?

February 6, 2020
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Last week, ‘Criminal Minds’ delighted viewers with two back-to-back episodes which proved to be extremely intense. And now, CBS’s long-running procedural drama teases fans with the build-up to the last three episodes of the entire series.

Yep, for those of you are still not aware: the fifteenth season of ‘Criminal Minds’ is slated to be its last. However, the show is going to end even sooner than that. The final two episodes of the series will be aired back-to-back. Hence, fans will only get to savor two more nights of ‘Criminal Minds.’

The show follows a bunch of FBI agents working for the Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU). The elite team uses criminal profiling and behavioral analysis to catch the nation’s most dangerous criminals.

Criminal Minds Season 15 Episode 8 Release Date: When Does it Premiere?

The eighth episode of the fifteenth season of ‘Criminal Minds’ will premiere on February 12, 2020 at 10/9c on CBS. It is titled ‘Family Tree’ and returns one week after the sixth and seventh episodes were aired.

Generally, the series follows a weekly format with a new episode scheduled to be aired every Wednesday. However, last week, two episodes had been released back-to-back. You can watch the promo for the eighth episode of the fifteenth season below:

Where to Stream Criminal Minds Season 15 Episode 8 Online?

You can watch ‘Family Tree’ by tuning in to CBS during the timeslot given above. However, the show can be watched live by CBS All Access pass holders, on the CBS website or app as well.

Moreover, a subscription with YouTube TV, Philo, Sling TV, Direct TV or Fubo TV will also allow you to watch the episode live. Moreover, you can also buy additional CBS packages to stream the show live on Amazon Prime Video.

However, the show’s last three seasons aren’t available for streaming anywhere. Fans can watch its first twelve seasons on Netflix however.

Criminal Minds Season 15 Episode 7 Recap:

The seventh episode of the fifteenth season of ‘Criminal Minds’ sees Prentiss being gifted flowers by Andrew as a sweet gesture of love. However, Prentiss does not seem to like the gesture by her long-distance boyfriend and ignores his call. She gets quite distracted and out-of-focus at work because of that.

The case of the week involves a man who has murdered and decapitated three people. He shoots a message on the phone of the third victim, saying “Everything you know is wrong and this is proof.” However, when it turns out that the team would have to travel to Denver for the case, Prentiss tries to not engage in any conversation regarding the fact that Andrew is stationed there. Both of them have an awkward encounter and Prentiss lets Andrew know that they can have a conversation after the case has been solved.

The team then finds out that the killer has been targeting father figures. The team believes that he is deluded, and probably suffers from the Mandela Effect: a condition wherein false memories cause a person to have a distorted view of reality.

It turns out that the criminal is a certain George Kyle Peters who loathes himself for the death of his son during a car accident when he had been driving. Peters had gone to a coma and woken up to find his son dead which became the reason for his mental instability. He kills a father and kidnaps his two children.

The team tracks a caseworker who takes money from single fathers to give them custody of their children. Peters had also bribed this caseworker. The caseworker tells the team about a place where Peters would go with his son during the weekends. The team finds Peters there. He is going to kill one of the children, thinking that it will bring his son back to life (he is deluded, remember?). However, the team manages to stop him in time.

Then, Prentiss stays in Denver. She has dinner with Andrew and his daughter.

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