Derek Morgan is a fictional character on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds, portrayed by . has eluded him, until Season 11, where he announces his marriage with his long-time girlfriend, Savannah Hayes. . March 12, CBS. Penelope Grace Garcia is a fictional character on the CBS crime dramas Criminal Minds and its and provide non-fictional perspective. (January ) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) . Garcia is godmother of both JJ's sons and Derek Morgan's son as well. After Morgan's departure and the.
The boy revealed he was currently being molested by Buford and that the latest victim knew about it. Morgan confronted Buford, who at first denied anything happened between them, and told Morgan the other boy was lying. Refusing to back down and wishing that he had told someone about Buford when he was a kid , Morgan eventually got Buford to admit to the abuse.
Buford's admission was overheard by Chicago PD detectives who were lying in wait nearby, and they arrested Buford.
Buford pleaded with Morgan to help him, to which Morgan replies, "You go to Hell," leaving the child molester to his fate. Characterized as a " jock ", Morgan is the most athletic of the BAU team members, often being tasked with the more physical aspects of the job, such as taking down intimidating suspects or chasing a runaway on foot.
Morgan often appears to be happy-go-lucky and is frequently seen teasing or playing pranks on Garcia and Spencer Reid. They, particularly Hotch, are usually the ones to calm Morgan down when a case gets to him. Hotch once said of him, "there are very few people he truly trusts",  but Morgan is extremely loyal to those "few" the BAU team.
In season 5, he temporarily took over Hotch's position as Unit Chief while serial killer and nemesis George Foyet was on the loose, on the condition that Hotch be reinstated once Foyet was captured. This is apparent when the team is assigned to cases involving minors and Morgan is sometimes the one tasked with interviewing children or adolescents, especially boys, for information. However, after Joyner was killed by an IED in the fourth-season premiere, Hotchner told Morgan that the job was his if he wanted it.
Nevertheless, Morgan chose not to take the position, and remained with the BAU. Morgan bears an especially intense grudge against George Foyet played by C. He then used the credentials while dropping off a severely injured Aaron Hotchner in the Emergency Room after attacking and nearly killing Hotchner.
You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. She has cried twice when she thought Morgan was dead, and he has in turn had strong reactions when Garcia is in harm's way. Garcia is unabashedly emotional, which sometimes makes her job with the BAU more difficult. You are posting comments too quickly. Email Address Please enter a valid email address.
Because of his experiences as a teenager, Morgan seems to bear a lingering hostility towards organized religion, but he still prays, even going so far as to visit a church E He is very charming, and has been seen flirting with many women, even dancing with several at a time in a bar. However, as with most BAU agents, a long-term stable romantic relationship has eluded him, until Season 11 , where he announces his marriage with his long-time girlfriend, Savannah Hayes.
Spencer Reid , a fellow BAU member and friend. Morgan is intensely devoted to his coworkers, especially Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia. They have a bantering, sweet, flirtatious relationship. Morgan often calls her "baby girl", "doll face" or "sweetness" having first used the term when he didn't know her name, he continued doing so when she seemed to like it .
In the aftermath of the New York bombing that killed SSA Joyner, Morgan told Garcia that she was his "God-given solace" after jumping out of an ambulance which was about to blow up E Morgan's close relationship with Garcia was made especially clear after she was shot by a perpetrator of hero homicide; taking her home from the hospital, Morgan said to Garcia: Morgan has an extremely close friendship with SSA Dr.
Spencer Reid, akin to that of a protective older brother figure. Morgan frequently makes friendly banter with Reid, and attempts to help him with his love life. In the episode "Revelations" he is particularly distressed and prone to violent outbursts after Reid had been taken and after seeing the torture he went through live.
Even going as far as stating that he would put the unsub's "head on a stick". Morgan often calls him "Doc", "Kid", "Genius", or "Pretty Boy" and they frequently tease and exchange banter with one another, even going as far as having a joke war in the episode "Painless".
Morgan has been seen giving Reid advice on how to pick up girls at a bar after he unsuccessfully tried to hand out fliers and he is one of two people who knew that Reid was experiencing extremely painful headaches that may or may not have been related to the possibility of schizophrenia, the other being Emily Prentiss. He also has an extremely close friendship with Agent Emily Prentiss.
As she joined the team in season 2, they immediately bonded due to their mutual love of Kurt Vonnegut books.
Morgan is protective of Prentiss, but their relationship is never shown beyond outside of the bureau. In the episode 6x17 "Valhalla", Morgan tells Prentiss that she can "trust him", and that he is there for her no matter what. In Prentiss's final episode as a series regular, 6x18 "Lauren", she disappears after walking out of the BAU to go and confront her nemesis, Ian Doyle.
At the end of the episode after being stabbed in the abdomen by Doyle, Morgan rushes to her side to try to save her. She tells him to let her go, and he responds by saying "No, no, I am not letting you go. I am so proud of you. Do you understand that? I am proud of you because you are my friend, and you are my partner," to which then, Emily starts to fade in and out of consciousness while Morgan is holding her hand.
At the hospital, J. Everyone, except Hotch and J. In season seven, Morgan's summer investigation leads him to be the first to discover that Prentiss is alive. When she returns to the BAU they share an emotional moment and a hug. Later, Morgan tells her he was never upset nor does he feel betrayed. In "Dorado Falls", Morgan signs them up for takedown re-certification without telling her and lets her believe Hotch was responsible.
He doesn't want her to know it was him who signed her up because he doesn't want to admit that he needs to make sure she can still take care of herself. Later, he admits to Emily he did it because losing her was "7 months of Hell" and he worried that his fear of losing her would be so great he wouldn't be able to perform properly because he would be worrying about her. She tells him she understands this and agrees to 10 hours of training, but states that his demands of 'a neck rub everyday along with coffee' are pushing it.
Morgan also became close with Ellie Spicer, a little girl who was the daughter of a murder victim in the "Prince of Darkness" case. After being treated by paramedics, Morgan rejoined his coworkers in hunting Flynn, who the team had identified as "a pure psychopath ".
Throughout the episode, Morgan snaps at several of his teammates, including Garcia, whom he is normally flirtatious with. After Flynn turns Ellie loose, the team arrives at a house where Flynn is holding two people hostage. Flynn calls Hotch's phone, and demands that Morgan enter. Full Cast and Crew. Season 9 Episode Meanwhile, Reid and Garcia work out for a company Douglas Aarniokoski as Doug Aarniokoski.
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Favorite Criminal Minds Episodes. Share this Rating Title: Rabid 12 Mar 6. Use the HTML below. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Edit Cast Episode cast overview, first billed only: David Rossi Shemar Moore Derek Morgan Matthew Gray Gubler Jennifer Jareau Kirsten Vangsness Penelope Garcia Jeanne Tripplehorn Alex Blake Thomas Gibson Aaron Hotchner Steve Monroe David Wade Cunningham Chris Coy Russell Holmes Tammy Lauren Liz Foley Phil Abrams Gloria Wilson George Alvarez Officer Kowalski Chloe Wepper Edit Storyline When three bodies are found with animal and human bite marks in a shallow grave near Milwaukee, the BAU has puzzling questions to answer.
Edit Did You Know? Trivia Matthew Gray Gubler always wears mismatched socks. He believes that it is good luck. This can be seen during the fitness test.
Goofs Opening scene bus signs are not located in Milwaukee, notice it says Subway Also, Crosstown is not a term in Milwaukee area transportation, public or by car. We got a case? Race you to the bleachers. We don't need him!