Prentiss: I've always heard, "Every ending is also a beginning. We just don't know it at the time." I'd like to believe that's true.
Additional crew: Dayne Johnson (department head make-up artist), Linda DeAndrea (department head hair stylist), David Beadle (supervising sound editor).
This episode marked the final appearance of Paget Brewster ("SSA Emily Prentiss") as a regular on the series.
The song heard at the end of this episode was "As It Seems" by Lily Kershaw.
Production on the two-part season finale wrapped on April 23, 2012.