Assistant Director Linda Barnes (Kim Rhodes) is taking over the BAU in the upcoming episode of “Criminal Minds.”
In the episode titled “Annihilator,” the synopsis reveals that Barnes will personally be joining the squad in its latest case. When St. Louis is rocked by the news of a quadruple homicide, the authorities will tap on the BAU to solve the case. As shown in the promo, the assistant director will see this as an opportunity to showcase her leadership skills. By this time, it is no secret that she wants to be promoted to the next director. Prentiss (Paget Brewster) accused her, point blank, about her schemes when she was put on administrative leave without warning.
Last episode, JJ (A.J. Cook) got an email from Barnes, appointing her as the squad’s acting chief. When she reached out to Prentiss,