EW talked to Criminal Minds boss, Erica Messer where she previewed the Rossi-centric episode dedicated to homeless veterans. The EP also confirmed that the Replicator will re-appear on the FBI procedural drama later this season.
Here are a few statements from the report, watch out for the minor spoilers!
Rossi gets a chance to reconnect with someone from his military past and will flash back his days in Vietnam --
“[We tell] the origin story of Rossi — not as an FBI profiler — but as the man we know today. It’s a special episode for Joe. He’s been asking us to do a story on homeless veterans, and we’ve never had the real estate to do it [until now].”
With regards to the burning question fans have been dying to know, is the Replicator making another appearance? Here's what Messer told the publication:
“You’ll see him sprinkled until episode 16, but when that one rolls around, it’s game on.”
'Criminal Minds' airs every Wednesday nights on CBS.