For decades, ex-government agent Raymond "Red" Reddington has been one of the FBI's Most Wanted fugitives after brokering deals for criminals across the globe. Now, he's mysteriously surrendered to the FBI with an explosive offer: He will help catch a long-thought-dead terrorist, Ranko Zamani, under the condition that he speaks only to Elizabeth "Liz" Keen, an FBI profiler fresh out of Quantico.
The Blacklist Season 1 (2013-2014)
|1x01 Perfect Stranger |
One of the most-wanted fugitives in the country turns himself in -- under one condition: He'll only speak with newly minted profiler Elizabeth Keen. Read the full recap [url=htt ...
|Sep. 23, 2013|
|1x02 No. 216: The Freelancer |
Red and Liz go under cover to stop an assassin known as The Freelancer from killing his next target; Ressler and a recently re-hired CIA agent try to protect Red from a distance; Liz ...
|Sep. 30, 2013|
|1x03 No. 84: Wujing |
The FBI searches for a high-ranking Chinese spy named Wujing -- whom Red claims hired him to help decode a classified CIA transmission; Liz investigates Tom.
|Oct. 07, 2013|
|1x04 No. 161: The Stewmaker |
While continuing her investigation into the truth about Tom, Liz testifies against drug lord, Hector Lorca. Later another witness is abducted when he is forced to testify against the ...
|Oct. 14, 2013|
|1x05 The Courier |
Red finds out that The Courier - a middle man that no one crosses - is delivering a package worth millions of dollars to an Iranian spy. Only the Courier is a ghost no one including ...
|Oct. 21, 2013|
|1x06 Gina Zanetakos |
After Tom confronts Liz about the box - he claims he's innocent and insists that they turn it into the FBI so his name can be cleared. Elsewhere, Red informs Liz and the FBI that the ...
|Oct. 28, 2013|
|1x07 Frederick Barnes |
After a chemical attack on a subway, Liz and the FBI search for the man responsible. Liz reluctantly calls on Red for his help after she finds her search for the next person on the ...
|Nov. 04, 2013|
|1x08 General Ludd |
Liz uncovers an elaborate plot to destroy the country’s financial system when a new name on the Blacklist is revealed by Red. Meanwhile Tom supports Liz when a family member falls ...
|Nov. 11, 2013|
|1x09 Anslo Garrick - Part 1 |
Donald attempts to protect Red from a possible assassination attempt but is misled. The newest member on the blacklist, Anslo Garrick, infiltrates the FBI black site and tries to capture ...
|Nov. 25, 2013|
|1x10 Anslo Garrick - Part 2 |
Liz infiltrates the blacksite and disarms the signal jammers to call in backup but runs into trouble along the way. The fate of Ressler hangs in the balance as Red tries to bargain ...
|Dec. 02, 2013|
|1x11 The Good Samaritan Killer |
The entire FBI team is under investigation as internal affairs tries to find the mole. Elsewhere, Red is missing and conducts his own investigation into who betrayed him. Meanwhile, ...
|Jan. 13, 2014|
|1x12 The Alchemist |
The team goes undercover to find the Alchemist. He protects a mob informant and uses science to alter DNA. Also, Liz targets and unlikely couple and her relationship with Tom is tested, ...
|Jan. 20, 2014|
|1x13 The Cyprus Agency |
After a recent spate of abductions of babies from their mothers, Red informs Liz that the "Cyprus Agency" is the illegal adoption organization responsible. Coincidentally, Liz and Tom ...
|Jan. 27, 2014|
|1x14 Madeline Pratt |
Liz helps Tom come to terms about their impending adoption while Red reveals that a woman from his past, Madeline Pratt is the next target on the Blacklist. Elsewhere, at an elaborate ...
|Feb. 24, 2014|
|1x15 The Judge |
When a prominent Prosecutor is found after being missing for 12 years Red believes that this is the work of Ruth Kipling also known as “The Judge.” Red investigates the woman who ...
|Mar. 03, 2014|
|1x16 Mako Tanida |
One of Red's former associates, a crime lord, becomes the next target; Tom decides to confront Jolene.
|Mar. 17, 2014|
|1x17 Ivan |
When a new cyber defense asset gets stolen all roads lead to a Russian cyber terrorist known only as “Ivan." With Red’s assistance, Liz discovers a huge cover-up.New evidence surrounding ...
|Mar. 24, 2014|
|1x18 Milton Bobbit |
Red and the team are on the hunt for “The Undertaker" – a life insurance claim adjuster who convinces ordinary people to become contract killers. Liz works with Red to uncover Tom's ...
|Mar. 31, 2014|
|1x19 The Pavlovich Brothers |
The Pavlovich brothers specialize in abductions of high value targets and according to Red, they are planning their next hit. While the team tries to protect the next target, Red has ...
|Apr. 21, 2014|
|1x20 The Kingmaker |
In Prague, Czech Republic, Senator Emil Dusek is picked up by a town car. He instructs someone on the phone to inform Reddington that all is going as planned. The driver, Malcom Royce, ...
|Apr. 28, 2014|
|1x21 Berlin |
Liz now knows the truth about her father and refuses to work with Red. Red brings a compelling case to the FBI. Liz reveals what she has learned about Tom's life.
|May. 05, 2014|
|1x22 Berlin: Conclusion |
With the crashing of the mysterious prisoner transport plane, the city is on lock down as the authorities are on the hunt for all the escapees. Meanwhile, with Red in custody, Liz ...
|May. 12, 2014|
Season 1 Characters
Season 1 Videos
The Blacklist: James Spader (00:17)
Surrendering to Alchemy (02:16)
The Story of Liz Keen (04:41)
Red Switches Up the Headline (04:27)
Season 1 Quotes
|Season 1 / Episode 12: - The Alchemist|
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [answering a call from Elizabeth] Just out of curiosity, what number am I on your speed dial?
Elizabeth Keen: Seven.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Who's six?
Elizabeth Keen: Chinese takeout. Can we come back to this later? I need your help.
|Season 1 / Episode 14: - Madeline Pratt|
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I ran out of gas.
Madeline Pratt: Huh?
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I was so excited to get home I didn't even both to look. My head was just... I ran out of gas.
Madeline Pratt: What are you talking about?
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: It was Christmas Eve. I pulled off to the side of the road, seemed like it'd been snowing for days. No traffic. No cars to come help. Just me and a car full of gifts. It was more than 20 year ago. I must have walked four miles. Five, maybe. It was so still. Just cold and white. The whole time all I could think about was them in our house. The warm light in the windows. The smoke from the chimney. The sound of my daughter at the piano. The smell of the tree, and the fire, oyster stew on the stove. I was so upset to think that I'd ruined Christmas for them, being late, leaving the gifts in the car. But the closer I got, the more I realized how funny the whole thing was. How much they'd love the story. Daddy running out of gas. How every Christmas they'd get such joy from telling that story at my expense. And then finally, I got there, I walked... I walked through the door. And there was just blood. All I saw was blood. All there was was blood. I can... I can still smell the nape of her neck. Feel her little... fingers on my cheek. Her whisper in my ear. That's why I didn't show up in Florence. It's why I haven't shown up in a lot of places over the years.
Season 1 Trivia
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