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"Strange Fruit" is the ninth episode of Season Nine and the 195th overall of Criminal Minds.

Summary

When skeletons are found in the backyard of a Virginia home, the BAU centers its investigation on the family living there, unearthing family secrets rooted in the past racial divisions in the South.

Guest Cast

Referenced Criminals

Music

  • "Strange Fruit" by Billie Holiday

Bookend Quotes

  • David Rossi: "The Universe doesn't like secrets. It conspires to reveal the truth, to lead you to it." – Lisa Unger

Trivia

  • The episode was named after the song "Strange Fruit," which was sung by Billie Holiday – the same song was featured at the end of the episode.
  • A promotional poster for the fictional first-person shooter video game Gods of Combat, which previously appeared as a plot device in the Season Eight episode "The Wheels on the Bus," can be seen in the bedroom of Lyle Johnson.


Criminal Minds Episodes