Criminal Minds Season 8 Finale Spoilers: The BAU Finally Meets 'The Replicator'

Criminal Minds Season 8 Finale Spoilers: The BAU Finally Meets 'The Replicator'

Criminal Minds will conclude its current season on Wednesday, May 22 at 9/8c. TV Guide dropped a few major spoilers abound on the episode including the must-see confrontation of the BAU with long-time unsub, The Replicator.

Alchemy

The members of the BAU will at long last come face to face with their season-long nemesis The Replicator when one of them becomes a victim. Mark Hamill guest-stars in the two-hour episode, but details about his role are being kept under wraps. (Is he The Replicator?) Hotch's brother Sean (Eric Johnson) and his girlfriend Beth (Bellamy Young) will return for the first hour, which takes place in New York and ends with a Replicator cliff-hanger. Speaking of cliff-hangers, the season will yet again close with one — and with someone's future hanging in the balance.

An all new Criminal Minds airs next Wednesday with S08E20 titled "Alchemy", check out the promotional photos here.