The BEST Episodes of Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2019
Unit Chief Jack Garrett and his International Response Team (IRT), comprised of military hero and profiler Matt Simmons, brilliant tech analyst Russ “Monty” Montgomery and fearless medical examiner Mae Jarvis, are a specialized Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad.
#1 - The Ripper of Riga
Season 2 - Episode 13
The International Response Team travels to Russia when an American ballerina is kidnapped, and Jack tangles with an ex-KBG agent who escaped from prison.
#2 - Blowback
Season 2 - Episode 9
The International Response Team is investigated by the FBI after a mission in Kurjikistan results in the death of a suspect.
#3 - Cinderella and the Dragon
Season 2 - Episode 6
When two American flight attendants go missing while in Singapore, the International Response Team is called in to investigate.
#4 - Paper Orphans
Season 1 - Episode 13
When the daughter of an American family visiting Haiti to adopt a child is kidnapped, the International Response Team travels to the island nation to try to find her. Also, Jack and his wife, Karen, prepare to send their daughter to college.
#5 - Pretty Like Me
Season 2 - Episode 4
The International Response Team head to South Korea when an American college student is found disfigured. Meanwhile, Simmons fulfills his mother's dying wish to find his grandmother.
#6 - Il Monstro
Season 2 - Episode 2
When two casualties resemble the M.O. of the most notorious killer in Italian history, the International Response Team is called to investigate.
#7 - Type A
Season 2 - Episode 10
The International Response Team is called to Taipei when it appears that an American committed a crime that's similar to an unsolved case in New York.
#8 - Made In...
Season 2 - Episode 5
The International Response Team investigates when two American entrepreneurs disappear while conducting business in Bangladesh.
#9 - The Ballad of Nick and Nat
Season 1 - Episode 11
When American victims are found in different locations throughout Cuba, the International Response Team heads to the island nation to search for possible spree killers.
#10 - Pankration
Season 2 - Episode 8
When an American visiting Greece to get more involved in his family's business is found beaten in a rough part of Athens, the International Response Team is called to investigate.
#11 - Obey
Season 2 - Episode 11
When the body of an American singer is found on a rural road in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica, the team is called to investigate.
#12 - Lost Souls
Season 2 - Episode 1
Unit Chief Jack Garrett and his international response team are called to Tanzania when a 23-member church group disappears.
#13 - La Huesuda
Season 2 - Episode 7
When a night of partying ends tragically for an American 18-year-old in Tijuana, the International Response Team is called to investigate.
#14 - The Devil's Breath
Season 2 - Episode 3
The International Response Team investigates the apparent suicide of an American in Colombia who emptied his bank account prior to his death.
#15 - Citizens of the World
Season 1 - Episode 7
The International Response Team travels to Morocco when a retired couple from Idaho is kidnapped while visiting the country on a cruise.
#16 - The Matchmaker
Season 1 - Episode 9
When an American girl leaves home to meet her boyfriend in Turkey, the International Response Team suspects she’s in trouble after being tricked by someone posing as her boyfriend.
#17 - IQINISO
Season 1 - Episode 10
When an American college student working in Johannesburg is killed and his brother goes missing, the International Response Team suspects a gang could be behind both. Jack works the case with Lieutenant Ananda Doshi, a profiler he’s worked with before who has an unorthodox style of investigation.
#18 - Abominable
Season 2 - Episode 12
The International Response Team searches for the killer of a woman on a yoga retreat in Nepal, and Monty goes on his first international mission with the team.
#19 - El Toro Bravo
Season 1 - Episode 12
The IRT heads to Pamplona, Spain, for the running of the bulls, where the ears of a missing American tourist are found.
#20 - Whispering Death
Season 1 - Episode 4
The team travels to Japan to assist local law enforcement in investigating homicides made to look like suicides. Meanwhile, Mae encourages Clara to get out and enjoy herself.
#21 - Love Interrupted
Season 1 - Episode 6
The International Response Team heads to Belize to search for a couple who disappears while on their honeymoon in what appears to be a targeted abduction.
#22 - Denial
Season 1 - Episode 3
The International Response Team heads to Cairo when an Egyptian-American former U.S. serviceman is killed in a gas attack there and his friend goes missing.
#23 - De Los Inocentes
Season 1 - Episode 8
When a woman vacationing in Mexico with her family is the victim of foul play, the International Response Team investigates her husband as the prime suspect when he flees.
#24 - The Lonely Heart
Season 1 - Episode 5
The International Response Team heads to Paris to search for an UnSub targeting Americans who live there.
#25 - Harvested
Season 1 - Episode 2
When an American man attending a festival in Mumbai wakes up missing a kidney and his friend gone, the International Response Team’s investigation leads them to suspect the UnSub is more than just trading organs on the Black Market.