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The physical address for Prentiss in Antwerp on the fact sheet should be "Diamantstraat 10" instead of "Diamanstraat 10." There is a bridal shop situated at that address.
Prentiss has been with the BAU for five years, and her character was first introduced in "The Last Word" (originally broadcast on November 15, 2006). In that episode, it was established she had been with the FBI for 10 years. However, in flashbacks, Prentiss is shown both seven and eight years previously working undercover overseas apparently as a CIA agent, which contradicts her character biography that makes her an FBI agent for the past 15 years.
According to her headstone, Emily Prentiss' date of birth was October 12, 1970.
The music played at the end of this episode was "Kolnidur" by Jónsi.
The name of the street in Paris should have been "Rue de l'Université" and not "Rue l'Université." It is also impossible to have that kind of view on the Eiffel Tower from that street.
As Prentiss and Morgan are driving together, a tall palm tree can be seen in the background when they pass a side street. There are no palm trees in the District of Columbia.
The episode title, "Valhalla", is the hall where Norse God Odin would receive souls of slain heroes.
This episode marked the second episode where the closing quotation was presented by a character within the show and not as a voiceover.
This episode marked the first episode where the closing quotation was presented by a character within the show and not as a voiceover.
The song Sammy plays in this episode is called "Brother" by Road Hawgs, which was written specially for this episode.
When Sammy's face is splattered with blood, the blood is bright red. Blood begins to oxidize immediately after exposure to air and turns brown. When Sammy arrives at school much later, the blood is still red.
The title of this episode ("Coda") refers to the closing section of a musical composition.
Guest-star Mimi Kennedy and Thomas Gibson starred together previously on Dharma & Greg, in which Mimi was Greg's mother-in-law Abby.
Molly wakes up as Jane is holding her in the lake while Prentiss calls to her. The next shot shows Jane looking at the agents on the bridge, but Molly can be seen still unconscious. When the shot goes back to Jane's face Molly is awake again.
Although red for the beginning of the season, Garcia's hair went back to blonde in this episode.
This episode was reminiscent of Stephen King's novel Misery, in which an obsessed fan kidnaps, holds hostage, and tortures a writer to force him to rewrite his latest novel. The book was later adapted to a film of the same name, which starred Kathy Bates and James Caan.
Sergio, the name of Prentiss' cat, is also a name that Hotch jokingly suggested to Haley as a name for Jack in the beginning of the pilot episode.
It is revealed in this episode that Reid speaks Russian.
This episode was reminiscent of Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), in which a man who was born with a superior olfactory sense creates the world's finest perfume. Ultimately, his work takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent.
"Sense memory" is defined as the mental capacity or faculty of retaining and reviving facts, events, impressions, etc., or of recalling or recognizing previous experiences.
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