Sep. 23, 2013
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60 min.
NBC TV Network

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The Blacklist

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.

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The Blacklist Season 1 (2013-2014)

1x01 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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 1 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
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Season 1 Characters

Raymond 'Red' Reddington played by James Spader
Elizabeth Keen played by Megan Boone
Donald Ressler played by Diego Klattenhoff
Tom Keen played by Ryan Eggold
Jennifer Palmer played by Ilfenesh Hadera
Harold Cooper played by Harry Lennix
Daniel Ryker played by Chance Kelly
Ranko Zamani played by Jamie Jackson
Beth played by Delphina Belle
Grey played by Charles Baker (II)
FBI Lobby Guard played by Donnetta Lavinia Grays
Agent Rosen played by Annet Mahendru
Tech (Hive) played by Jeremy Beiler
Cooper's Aide played by Christine James Walker
Analyst (War Room) played by Jennifer Kim (IV)
Analyst #2 (War Room) played by Nick Blaemire
Marine played by Tyler McGee
Ukrainian Man played by Roman Roytberg
Instructor played by Alexandra Milne
Bell Boy played by Alexander Blaise
Addl FBI Tech #2 played by John Huh
Capitol hill lawyer played by John Mitchell (XXXI)
Capitol Hill Staffer played by Kelly L. Moran
Child played by Casey Roberts (IV)
Child at the Zoo played by Abigail Friend

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Season 1 Videos

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Season 1 Quotes

01x08 - General Ludd Season 1 / Episode 8: - General Ludd

Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Abraham! I refer important clients to you, people who are vital to my business. People whose livelihood depends on your confidentiality, and you roll over like a cockapoo wanting his belly scratched?
Elizabeth Keen: You said this guy was sold!
Abraham Maltz: Wait a minute.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Some woman who claims to be an FBI agent makes a few ham-fisted threats, and you hand over one of your own clients? That's dirty pool. God forbid, this little incident ever gets back to poor Nathaniel Wolff.
Abraham Maltz: Red, I don't know what's going on here...
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: What other secrets have you just given away?
Abraham Maltz: Nothing!
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Who knows about the work I've had done?
Abraham Maltz: Nobody, truthfully. You know me.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I brought Christina to you specifically for your discretion and expertise. I assured her you were trustworthy. [to Keen] I'm sorry I was wrong. [to Abraham] Shame on you, Abraham! [to Keen] I know another doctor. Let's go.
Abraham Maltz: No! Ray! We can make this right. You know me. I would never give out a name of any client.
01x06 - Gina Zanetakos Season 1 / Episode 6: - Gina Zanetakos

Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Gina Zanetakos is a corporate terrorist. And frankly, she's the best of the bunch.
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Season 1 Trivia

  • Episode 17 - The license plate for Nathan Platt (93N-LI62) is identical to that of Charlotte Patterson from The Cypress Agency (S1 Ep. 13)
  • Episode 06 - The painting that Reddington sells over the phone is "The Storm on the Sea of Galilee" by Rembrandt. The painting was stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum as part of a $500 million dollar art heist in 1990.
  • Episode 19 - This episode is addressing the Pavlovich Brothers. They were in the very first episode as well.
  • Episode 10 - Goof (continuity error): When Liz picks up the glove off the street and walks towards the camera one can clearly hear her footsteps of hard-soled shoes, yet she was supposed to be barefoot.
  • Episode 08 - Goof (continuity error): All planes were grounded, yet Tom successfully caught a flight to Nebraska.

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