"Lucky Strikes" is the sixth episode of Season Thirteen and the 283rd overall of Criminal Minds.
Derek Morgan drops by the BAU to help comfort Garcia when a case brings back memories of a case from her past.
- Penelope Garcia: "I like to turn things upside down, to watch pictures and situations from another perspective." – Ursus Wehrli
- David Rossi: "People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies." – Don Miguel Ruiz
- Although this was the sixth produced episode, it is being aired as the fifth.
- Christopher Chen, the actor who will portray Doctor Warren Spitz, previously appeared in the Season Ten episode "Burn," in which he played Dan Chen.