The Blacklist, Season 1

The Blacklist, Season 1 Summary

The world’s most-wanted criminal mysteriously turns himself in and offers to give up everyone he has ever worked with. His only condition is he will only work with a newly-minted FBI agent with whom he seemingly has no connection. The Blacklist, Season 1 Wiki

The Blacklist, Season 1 Synopsis

The race to stop a terrorist begins in the premiere of this crime series about a most-wanted fugitive who works with a rookie FBI profiler to take down criminals and evildoers.
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 wonders what she should do about Tom and the mysterious box.
The FBI is on the hunt for a high-ranking Chinese spy, Wujing which Red claims has hired him to help decode a classified CIA transmission. Liz, posing as an FBI cryptographer goes with Red to decode the message while protecting US government secrets. Meanwhile, Liz proactively investigates Tom.
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 dangerous drug trafficker. Red’s interest is peaked and he informs the team that the witness may have been taken by "The Stewmaker" a man responsible for hundreds of missing and presumed dead people. Meanwhile, in an unlikely twist of events, Red and Ressler must work together for the first time.
Red and the FBI try to stop a dangerous messenger (Robert Knepper) whose appearance is unknown; Liz is thrust into a kidnapping plot.
Tom claims he is innocent and wants to turn the box into the FBI; Red's next target is a beautiful and deadly corporate terrorist (Margarita Levieva).
The FBI searches for the man responsible for a chemical attack on a subway; Liz wants to avoid Red after he implicated Tom.
When Red reveals a new name, Liz learns of a plot to destroy the country's financial system; Tom helps Liz when a loved one falls ill.
Anslo Garrick, the newest person on the blacklist, tries to capture Red; Liz is caught in an elevator.
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 with Anslo Garrick. Meanwhile, Tom becomes increasingly worried about Liz’ situation and the fate of Red is unknown.
A serial killer from Liz's past strikes again while Red hunts for whoever betrayed him.
Red informs the team that "The Alchemist" - a man who relies upon science to transform a person’s DNA - has been contracted to protect a well-known mob informant and his wife. As the team goes undercover to catch him, Liz finds herself on the hunt for an unlikely couple. Meanwhile Liz and Tom find themselves at another bump in their relationship and Ressler debates whether or not he should give his ex-girlfriend his blessing.
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 contemplate adoption of their own which fuels Liz to track down the organizations CEO, Owen Mallory.
Liz helps Tom adjust to the impending adoption; Red reveals a woman from his past is a target; Red convinces Liz to pull of a heist at the Syrian Embassy.
Red believes he knows who was responsible for a prominent prosecutor's 12 year disappearance; Red investigates the woman who tempts Tom.
One of Red's former associates, a crime lord, becomes the next target; Tom decides to confront Jolene.
After a cyber defense asset is stolen by a terrorist only known as Ivan, Red and Liz discover a cover-up; new evidence regarding Jolene's disappearance unravels some of the mystery surrounding Tom.
Red and the team search for a life insurance claim adjuster who talks people into becoming contract killers; Liz and Red try to uncover Tom's secrets.
As the team tries to protect a target of the Pavlovich brothers -- specialists in abductions -- Red has a job of his own for the duo; Liz patiently pursues the truth about Tom.
Red thinks the Kingmaker (Linus Roache), a strategist, is responsible when a politician in Prague is framed for murder; Liz uncovers a secret Red has been hiding.
After discovering the truth behind her father's death, Liz refuses to work with Red, just as his situation grows desperate.
In the stunning Season 1 finale, Liz is forced to reunite with Red in order to track down Berlin.

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The Blacklist, Season 1 Episodes

The Blacklist is a crime drama involving a former government agent who turned into a high-profile criminal turning himself in to the FBI offering to help catch criminals.

Episode TitleTime
Beyond The Blacklist: Pilot05:07
The Freelancer (No. 145)40:54
Beyond The Blacklist: The Freelancer (No. 145)04:46
Wujing (No. 84)42:13
Beyond The Blacklist: Wujing (No. 84)04:35
The Stewmaker (No. 161)41:33
Beyond The Blacklist: The Stewmaker (No. 161)05:04
The Courier (No. 85)43:50
Beyond The Blacklist: The Courier (No. 85)04:46
Gina Zanetakos (No. 152)42:39
Beyond The Blacklist: Gina Zanetakos (No. 152)03:53
Frederick Barnes (No. 47)43:43
Beyond The Blacklist: Frederick Barnes (No. 47)04:45
General Ludd (No. 109)42:40
Beyond The Blacklist: General Ludd (No. 109)04:34
Anslo Garrick (No. 16), Pt. 142:58
Beyond The Blacklist: Anslo Garrick (No. 16), Pt. 105:10
Anslo Garrick (No. 16), Pt. 243:34
Beyond The Blacklist: Anslo Garrick (No. 16), Pt. 204:55
The Good Samaritan (No. 106)43:03
Beyond The Blacklist: The Good Samaritan (No. 106)05:12
The Alchemist (No. 101)42:57
Beyond The Blacklist: The Alchemist (No. 101)04:40
The Cyprus Agency (No. 64)42:46
Beyond The Blacklist: The Cyprus Agency (No. 64)04:14
Madeline Pratt (No. 73)43:27
Beyond The Blacklist: Madeline Pratt (No. 73)04:07
The Judge (No. 57)42:46
Beyond The Blacklist: The Judge (No. 57)03:57
Mako Tanida (No. 83)42:50
Beyond The Blacklist: Mako Tanida (No. 83)04:44
Ivan (No. 88)43:34
Beyond The Blacklist: Ivan (No. 88)03:44
Milton Bobbit (No. 135)42:38
Beyond The Blacklist: Milton Bobbit (No. 135)04:45
The Pavlovich Brothers (No. 119-122)42:56
Beyond The Blacklist: The Pavlovich Brothers (No. 119-122)04:06
The Kingmaker (No. 42)42:07
Beyond The Blacklist: The Kingmaker (No. 42)04:55
Berlin (No. 8)43:01
Beyond The Blacklist: Berlin (No. 8)03:49
Berlin (No. 8): Conclusion43:21
Beyond The Blacklist: Berlin (No. 8): Conclusion04:58
The Chosen One04:09
Profiled: Meet the Team03:53
The Blacklist: First Look02:43
The Stewmaker02:58
Anslo Garrick02:38
Rogues' Gallery02:53
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.
Beyond The Blacklist: Pilot
Red (James Spader) offers to turn over an elusive assassin whose next target is a high-profile anti-human-trafficking activist. Liz (Megan Boone) learns a troubling secret about her comatose husband. Guest starring Isabella Rossellini and Jane Alexander.
Beyond The Blacklist: The Freelancer (No. 145)
Red (James Spader) takes Liz (Megan Boone) on an undercover assignment to bring down a freelance Chinese spy who’s targeting CIA agents.
Beyond The Blacklist: Wujing (No. 84)
When a witness in the murder trial of a ruthless cartel boss disappears, Red (James Spader) leads Liz (Megan Boone) and Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) on a search for the Blacklist’s No. 161, a gruesome hit man known as the Stewmaker.
Beyond The Blacklist: The Stewmaker (No. 161)
Red (James Spader) leads Liz (Megan Boone) and Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) in a hunt for a kidnap victim and his abductor – The Blacklist No. 85, a secretive criminal courier whose inability to feel pain makes him impossible to stop. Liz uncovers evidence linking Tom (Ryan Eggold) to a Russian defector’s unsolved murder.
Beyond The Blacklist: The Courier (No. 85)
Liz’s (Megan Boone) search for corporate terrorist Gina Zanetakos (guest star Margarita Levieva) – Blacklist No. 152 – exposes a plot to detonate a radioactive bomb and uncovers evidence linking Tom (Ryan Eggold) to the murder of a Russian defector.
Beyond The Blacklist: Gina Zanetakos (No. 152)
Red (James Spader) leads Liz (Megan Boone) in the search for a deranged chemical weapons expert who unleashed a rare but fatal disease in the Washington, DC subway.
Beyond The Blacklist: Frederick Barnes (No. 47)
Red (James Spader) demands a deal from Cooper (Harry Lennix) before he’ll agree to stop an anti-capitalist terrorist network’s next deadly attack, while her dad’s failing health reveals secrets in Liz’s (Megan Boone) past.
Beyond The Blacklist: General Ludd (No. 109)
A fearless hit man mounts a brutal assault on the FBI’s black site to settle an old score with Red (James Spader).
Beyond The Blacklist: Anslo Garrick (No. 16), Pt. 1
After Red (James Spader) is kidnapped, Liz’s (Megan Boone) search reveals the existence of a mole whose leaks threaten to bring down the task force. Liz’s questions about her past put Tom (Ryan Eggold) back in the spotlight.
Beyond The Blacklist: Anslo Garrick (No. 16), Pt. 2
As the hunt for a mole inside the FBI targets the Blacklist team, Liz (Megan Boone) uncovers a surprising connection between a serial killer and his victims. Red (James Spader) methodically tracks down those involved in the attempt on his life.
Beyond The Blacklist: The Good Samaritan (No. 106)
As Red (James Spader) enlists activist whistleblowers in his search for the mole, Liz (Megan Boone) pursues a deranged scientist who’s helped dozens of criminals escape by engineering and killing their genetic doubles.
Beyond The Blacklist: The Alchemist (No. 101)
As Liz (Megan Boone) heads up an investigation that exposes an adoption agency’s shocking secret, Red’s (James Spader) pursuit of the FBI mole identifies a surprisingly new suspect.
Beyond The Blacklist: The Cyprus Agency (No. 64)
Plans for Liz (Megan Boone) to steal an ancient statue rumored to contain some valuable espionage data pit Red (James Spader) against a respected businesswoman and former partner in crime (guest star Jennifer Ehle).
Beyond The Blacklist: Madeline Pratt (No. 73)
Liz’s (Megan Boone) search for a crusader who exacts justice for wrongful convictions exposes a coerced confession that puts Cooper (Harry Lennix) in her crosshairs. Red (James Spader) closes in on a link between the attack on the unit’s black site and Tom (Ryan Eggold). Guest starring Dianne Wiest.
Beyond The Blacklist: The Judge (No. 57)
A revenge killing spree targets Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) and exposes an FBI agent’s link to a Yakuza gangster’s criminal empire. As Red (James Spader) closes in, Jolene (guest star Rachel Brosnahan) presses Tom (Ryan Eggold) for more information about Liz (Megan Boone).
Beyond The Blacklist: Mako Tanida (No. 83)
A teenage hacker poses as a Blacklist cyber-terrorist and threatens to bring Washington D.C. to a halt. The investigation into Jolene’s disappearance brings Liz (Megan Boone) closer to discovering Tom’s (Ryan Eggold) secret.
Beyond The Blacklist: Ivan (No. 88)
The team targets the Undertaker, a life-insurance figure who steers ordinary people into becoming contract killers. Elsewhere, Liz (Megan Boone) and Red (James Spader) try to unearth Tom's (Ryan Eggold) secrets.
Beyond The Blacklist: Milton Bobbit (No. 135)
The team targets brothers who specialize in abducting high-profile marks. Meanwhile, Liz (Megan Boone) patiently investigates the truth about Tom (Ryan Eggold).
Beyond The Blacklist: The Pavlovich Brothers (No. 119-122)
A politician in Prague is framed for murder, triggering the team's effort to take down the Kingmaker, a shifty strategist who's behind the rise of powerful politicians. Meanwhile, Liz (Megan Boone) unearths a secret that Red (James Spader) has been hiding.
Beyond The Blacklist: The Kingmaker (No. 42)
Part 1 of 2. Liz (Megan Boone) concludes that she can't trust anyone and refuses to work with Red (James Spader) after the truth about her father's death is revealed. Red seeks to make amends and delivers a case the FBI can't turn down. Elsewhere, Liz divulges information about Tom (Ryan Eggold).
Beyond The Blacklist: Berlin (No. 8)
Conclusion. In the Season 1 finale, authorities pursue prisoners who are on the run after their transport plane crashes. Liz hopes to enlist Red to help track down all the escapees, particularly the mysterious prisoner Berlin.
Beyond The Blacklist: Berlin (No. 8): Conclusion
Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath, James Spader and the cast discuss the concept of The Blacklist and the inspiration behind the idea for the show.
Meet Raymond Reddington, Elizabeth Keen, Donald Ressler and Harold Cooper and discover what motivates these dynamic characters.
Executive Producer John Bokenkamp, James Spader and his co-stars talk about their new drama coming to NBC September 23rd.
Executive Producer Jon Bokenkamp and team talk about no. 161, the Stewmaker. Get an inside look into the writing process, character development and casting for this ominous Blacklister!
Get an inside look at no. 16, the mercenary Blacklister Anslo Garrick! The Blacklist team discusses creating a true adversary for Red and how the season changed once the post office was breached.
Take a rare look inside the creative process with executive producer Jon Bokenkamp and team as they break down this season's gallery of villains. From inspiration for the Blacklisters to the creation of the various criminal masterminds, join the writers, producers and cast as they give us a glance into the writers room.

The Blacklist, Season 1 Comments & Critics

The Blacklist, Season 1 Reviews

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- I know How Season 2 ends5 star

This season kept me going. Its fun to listen to Reddington's monologs and the story is pretty amazing. Still I'm not sure if I want to watch all of Season 2 because I saw Vic and Sheriff Longmire kill that seriously bad dude that Reddington let get away in season 1 over in Wyoming. Which I'm sure would be a surprise if you didn't know about it, because this show never seems to get any farther west than Arlington, VA.

- Blacklist5 star

I knew when I saw James Spader as the star it would be great and it has been fantastic. Beyond my expectations. The last time I was riveted to my TV was when Dallas was on. This is so much better. I didn’t know any of the other actors but I sure do now. The best group of people I have ever seen work together. Cynthia Powell

- Amazing5 star

Absolutely amazing show. I don't know if anything will ever compare. Love it.

- Mojtaba haddadi5 star

I watching the black list It's perfect

- One Charismatic Character Can’t Save This Show2 star

Watch a few episodes of this show and you will probably be fascinated (Jealous?) of how utterly “In Control” Spader’s character is. Wouldn’t we all like to be that powerful? But not even Jesus in the Bible exercised the kind of wildly perfect timing we see in Reddington. Everything just unfolds perfectly for him, and he always knows exactly what to to say and do. And no human being can do that. The other major problem with this show is one I have with many other shows and movies: Folks, you can’t have a machine battle on a bridge in N.Y. or D.C. featuring huge explosions and mass death without it drawing attention for miles around. And after such a battle, you don’t just act like “the show’s over” and 10 seconds later you’re staring into space looking dramatically pensive. It’s just wrong to write these stories that have nothing to do with the way law enforcement could or would ever behave. I grew up inside the beltway, and my parents both worked in D.C. Nothing like you see in this TV ever happened in terms of car chases or gun battles, apart from the 911 attacks. Maybe all really good stories have already been written.

- Good Plot4 star

The storyline is very intriguing, but also very rushed and slightly unrealistic. The FBI is not nearly as stupid as they seem to be without some super criminal's help. Also why does Agent Cooper's only role seem to be barking out blatantly obvious and stupid commands? I do love Spader though. The visual effects are atrocious. For instance, no private jet flies so low to the ground. If a house were to explode in a residential area, or a plane were to fall out of the sky, the damage would be exponentially greater. That said, the special effects are cheesy and hardly realistic. Despite these hiccups, the story is very well written and I can't wait for more episodes.

- Love it!5 star

Just discovered this show recently and I thought I give it a shot because James Spader ... I wasn't disappointed; he is just an amazing actor. Some of the visual effects are rather "cheap" but I still give it a 5 stars because James Spader's performance makes up for it. By the way ... is it just me or does agent Keen's husband look like Edward Snowden?

- Silence of the Bland2 star

NBC trying to go all gritty and edgy and cable, and mostly failing. Without Spader doing his Hannibal Lecter schtick and some excellent guest stars, there'd be very little to recommend about it. The rest of the cast, especially the young woman doing the Jodie Foster to Spader's Lecter, are totally bland and dull tv-level actors. The writers steal from every playbook they could get their hands on. Some episodes are just too dopey and preposterous to watch, and even the best aren't very well written. Most revolve around (a) viewers suspending an awful lot of disbelief and (b) FBI professionals acting like morons. Since we've all figured out the young woman's relationship to Spader by the end of the pilot, that side-arc, like the one about her husband, isn't exactly riveting. It's okay for lite entertainment if you switch off your credibility filter, but it's no biggie.

- Cost: Season Pass vs Per Episode1 star

Why must I pay ~$65 for Season 1 (per episode cost), after I go above the $24.99 Season Pass price point? It costs ~$30 to buy on BluRay, yet iTunes will not let me buy a Season Pass now and instead wants me to pay $65, twice RRP! I don’t understand the reasoning/maths behind such a pricing structure, either the cost of the season is $25 or $65. It’s also evident that in this situation, once you have exceeded the Season Pass amount, is inexplicably irreversible. At the very least, iTunes should build in a warning saying that Season Pass will be unavailable after if you proceed with the purchase of this episode, God knows iTunes have an inordinate number of pop-up windows at point of purchase regarding far more trivial matters, so what’s one more? This conduct is arbitrary, opportunistic and tantamount to a penalty. Poor form iTunes, please revise this practice.

- Amazing!5 star

James Spader is absolutely amazing in this show. The show is will find yourself watching episode after episode. Great story line, keeps you asking questions (in a good way), and not a cheesy criminal drama like other shows recently. Highly suggest this show to anyone!

- LOVE!5 star

Totally addicted!

- Outsanding5 star

i love this show i never watched cause it was something my grandmother watched finally watched one episode and i was hooked!

- Addictive5 star

The best show ever. It is so addicting

- James Spader. its all you really can say4 star

The Blacklist is far from a 5-star drama. That being said, its a solid 4-star drama because of one actor, James Spader. He is chilling, viscerating, and chew up the dialogue with his excellent portrayal of criminal informant Raymond Reddington. The entire season was a bit scattered but the fact that they chose to leave it mysterious and mostly unanswered was understandable considering its a hit show and will run on for some time. The show has some great actions scenes and episodes that really stick out from the rest of the pack. Give it a watch. You won’t regret it, I assure you that.

- Bait and switch? What's up with iTunes?1 star

Seems after I downloaded the free pilot of this allegedly discounted last season, my return to the Apple store resulted in a higher price for the season, and the same price as season 2. Yet it is still listed as a "discounted" season. Doesn't add up, Apple! Are we being spot marketed with higher prices after showing interest? This is the second time I experienced this phenomena here, should I see if it is happening at Google or Amazon?

- Don't know whose fault it is1 star

These episodes are all awesome ! I just don't understand why does it take so long to play the episodes on iTunes. They keep playing reviews and commentaries but it takes for ever to run the actual episode :( either play them or leave us alone !

- Best Show5 star

This show is beyond amazing! Keeps me guessing and entertained the entire time. Definitely recommend it.

- Good show!5 star

Great storytelling.


Great Show !!!

- love, love, love!5 star

love this show! especially spader! when can we expect the opportunity to pre order our season 2 pass?!?

- Best show in 20145 star

What a great show!

- My favorite5 star

I love it. I can't wait for season 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9..,

- Answers Lead to Questions5 star

So far, I love it! Spader is excellent as Red Reddington, the characters are reasonably well developed over the course of season one, and while I enjoy certain episodes more than others the writing was well done in each episode. What I like most about this show (besides Spader and his character Red) is how everything relates and fits together, and just when you think you figured something out, you're thrown a curveball and now have more questions than ever. There's almost no limit to what can happen. It's that element of the unknown, and Red's humor, that keep me coming back for more.

- Awesome Show5 star

Hope they keep it going!

- The Blacklist5 star

In the past several weeks the show has become increasingly more interesting; the storyline more exciting. James Spader remains excellent in his role as Reddington. Megan Boone's acting skills are slowly improving. I especially enjoyed the season finale, in particular the last scene with Liz and Reddington. It is apparent that despite all that has happened between them, they care about one another. I look forward to the next season.

- GREAT SHOW!5 star

Looking at the conclusion, it seems to me that Red is lizzy’s father, especially looking at his burned back.

- James Spader is spectacular5 star

I have always thought so highly of James Spader as an actor and the show would not have been the same at all without him. Perfect cast match to character. It is a pleasure watching James Spader at his best.

- Wao!!!!5 star

It gets better and better, Awasome show..

- late2 star

Episode 40 appears to be late…iTunes seems to run into these issues pretty often lately...

- Best show in the world!5 star

I love this show I watch it as much as possible

- hooked5 star

II think this show is incredible. The storylines are amazing and I can't wait to see what happens next season.

- Amazing! One of the best!5 star

One of the best TV shows on today! Each episode just keeps getting better and better! Love it!

- the best show5 star

it’s the best show I watch. I work nights and I have a half hour too see some of the show before I go back to work. I always have a good night after watching the show!!! Thank you Mr Spader and the other actor and writer who make this show GREAT!!!!!!!!

- Blacklist5 star

This is the best Drama of the year. Can't get enough

- Love this show5 star

Best show ever! Love character development! Love music! Love everything about every episode, all 18 so far!!!

- Good start but going down hill fast ...3 star

Interesting premise and good first episodes, carried by James Spader and a dramatic story arc. Unfortunately, it dropped off a cliff after the half season break. Spader now only bookends episodes, almost like a narrator, and sandwiched in between are pedestrian "cop show" episodes which are poorly written and wouldn't stand on their own without the hook of the "blacklist" plot. Sorry I bought the season pass :-(

- Getting better with a few hiccups....4 star

After watching some of the opening scenes I felt I was watching a reworking of the Clarice Starling-Hannibal Lechter relationship in Silence of the Lambs. Hope storyline improves- bought a season pass. Storyline has improved but Lizzie remains static as does the actress who portrays her. James Spader is excellent each week. I wish some of the other actors would improve. The 3/24/14 episode was amateurish with the lovesick teenager trying to impress his crush storyline. It was as if the writers lost steam.

- Best show on TV, in a long time5 star

This show is absolutely fantastic. Spader is a master and the plots are amazing. Must watch.

- Highly Addicting!5 star

James Spader is just amazing in this series. It's always enjoyable and at home we all can't wait for the next episode!!!! The lead female can sometimes be a little annoying with her personal life/work life priorities. But it's definitly worth watching!!!

- Mako Tanida, dumbest episode ever1 star

If there were any Japanese consultants on the episode, they played a good joke on the producers. Mako and Aiko are girls' names. All the Japanese words are pronounced wrong. Etc.

- Amazing!!!5 star

This show is something else. I seldom follow TV shows but this one is trully a hit. The Blacklist will surely win many awards. James Spader is trully amazing.

- Anyone please explain the numbering?4 star

What is that numbering next to the episode title? It is very confusing.

- Very Good5 star

I think this is a very entertaining show. I can't say enough good things about the writing and the performance delivered by James Spader.

- To iTunes: EXTRAS are not Episodes1 star

Good show, but way too many extras mixed in with the episodes. iTunes even sends notices that the next "episode" is available, when it's some nonsense behind-the-scenes thing. Extras are nice, but not if they bury the main episodes like this!

- My favorite TV series!!5 star

great combination of excellent plot and great actors

- Holy Crap!!!5 star

This is one of the best shows i've seen in a long time. I have always loved James Spader, he is such a brilliant actor. The way he brings his character "Red" to life is just Amazing. Very Nice Job James, You Are The Man. :)

- Amazingly5 star


- Questions then answers5 star

I like this show, I like James Spader, he's a good bad guy. But this was a little too unrealistic and not great situations. You can defiantly tell this show is an NBC show by some of the camera angles and lines. I like it, but the acting and situations were a little awkward. Then it got deeper into the season everything got better. I was amazed on how much better this gets as you go along. Amazing show. Don't give up on it

- James Spader is perfect for this role5 star

I subscribed to this in iTunes when it started but never had time to watch until Christmas when I watched the first 10 episodes in one day. I noticed that some of the same Alias writers and producers work on this show which is what makes it so good. I go through withdrawal every week waiting for the next episode. And, I will watch anything that James Spader is in.

- Best Show On T.V.5 star

I now have good reason to watch T.V. I usually just watch the news and am done. I can't stand reality shows and hate the way they have taken over our T.V. culture. James Spader is a brilliant actor and am intrigued with his performance. Clever storyline, great character development, and great delivery, make this fast paced emotional thriller/drama set a new standard for other networks to follow ( quit been cheap and bring T.V. back! )

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AMantheGreat82 - Awesome Show!5 star

So far I love this show! I can’t wait for Season 2 to start!

Perrins Pak - When is the next ep coming out?5 star

Is this the end of season 1?

ShoppaHaulic - Wow! Excellent Show!5 star

I watch A LOT of tv shows & this one is truly amazing. I absolutely love it & can't wait for more. PLEASE keep this going as long as possible... Count me in. Thank you to all who work so hard to bring us this awesome entertainment.

ndfan81 - Blacklist5 star

The best new show on tv this year. James Spader doing a great job as Red Reddington, Now NBC don’t cancel this show as you did Prime Suspect

Smb000000000 - Amazing!5 star

I’m definitely waiting for the second season to come out!

Mango321 - Awesome Show5 star

Love it!!!

ReviewDude1121 - Fantastic5 star

Great show, amazing storyline.

eliza202 - Awesome!5 star

Always kept me in suspense

T h E N inNjA - What!1 star

Horribly written 10 episodes packed into one totally unbelievable pilot, insulting and unwatchable, another example that network TV has lost it ability to compete.

whateverbiteme - Fantastic show5 star

I absolutely love this show!!! It keeps you on edge and excited about the next episode. I hope they come out with a season 2!!!! I hate when I fall in love with a show and then it gets cancelled.

Snapper 19 - This show is the [email protected]5 star

This show has you glued to the tv. The suspense it crazy I love it. Can't wait till I comes back next year. I need some mo,mo,mo. Lol

Andyshiqisui - I like it!5 star

anyway!it is a good show!

reyelielxo - 👍5 star

Really awesome show! Recommended!

chad.copeland - Best show ever!5 star

Although the leading female character is a little pathetic and isn't well portrayed, the show is awesome! Male lead is unequivocal!

991tts - I have to say I'm hooked5 star

Very nice plot, interesting characters and the right amount of mystery. I watched the first three episodes and I love it. Watched five episodes now and I have to say I’m amazed how good this show is. UPDATE: I have watched ten episodes now and I just LOVE it. Very good show, I hope this goes on forever. The stories and characters are mind-blowing. Top notch.

Nick_Nora501 - Intriguing and Can’t Wait5 star

I have been “taken in” by every episode. I wait, with what seems forever, for the next episode. What is going on with her husband?

Thugnasty24 - The best5 star

Best show to ever air.

LMTheVillages - Best show on TV2 star

I love The Blacklist and James Spader is incredible. It is the best new show I have seen in a long time and there are more twists and turns to the story it keeps you on the edge of your seat. I highly recommend this show.

Ccspics - Blacklist5 star

This is the best show ever and it has awesome special effects and I just love this show a lot it's really great

Off The Hook😄 - I'm hooked 😄5 star

I love this show me and my sisters we plan our evening around this show the action is good the main characters are awesome, I really like the fact it's not dragged out. Keep up the good work Team

jennnish - Spader's Talent Lost on Mediocre Writing3 star

James Spader is always fascinating to watch, and I am happy that he's back on the little screen. Sadly his talent is wasted on a mediocre script with weak character development. The supporting cast isn't bad, it's just that story lines are weak. There's something here, but it needs a heavy dose of intelligent and clever writing to get the series up to Spader's speed.

Kulbeans - Great Series!5 star

It grabbed me right from the Pilot episode. James is "delish" as Red. A criminal with a soft side. Megan is a lot like Agent Starling in Silence Of The Lambs. Looking forward to future episodes. The Blacklist ROCKS!!

Stylishone - Can't get enough!5 star

Best show on tv right now. I can't get enough of The Blacklist. I love all the twist. I still think the husband is dirty though! lol

Unca Meat - The Blacklist5 star

Just keeps getting better! James Spader's best work.

writer6 - The Blacklist is definitely what I call must see TV :)5 star

I watched The Blacklist for the first time this weekend when I bought the first episode. As soon as I got done watching the first episode, I was instantly hooked on the show and bought a season pass for the show. James Spader and Megan Boone both play their roles perfectly, and this show has amazing writing. I definitely wasn't expecting this show to become one of my favorite new shows this season, but it has. The Blacklist is definitely worth checking out. :)

NachoBob123 - AMAZING5 star

Love this show but I have so many questions that aren't being answered

caturah - You have to be able to understand nuances and pay close attention!5 star

The subtle looks and cagey nuances of Spader's performance and the performances of all the cast is superb. The writers are not only clever but blend in brilliant surprises with artful creativity. If you look away you may miss that look or trembling glance which will turn out to be a clue! You cannot multi-task while watching this show. You won't get it or appreciate the depth of the show's meaning. My new number one favorite until Game of Thrones starts up. Sorry, Walking Dead and Big Bang, and Person of Interest. You are now 2, 3, and 4. Lol.

DPPeters - Where is the latest episode?5 star

Love the show, bought the season pass, but wasn’t there an episode last week? Why isn’t it on iTunes yet? Or, am I nuts and there wasn’t a new episode last week?

Borscht - Great show!4 star

But i cant believe they make me wait for 2 weeks already for the next episode... I found the start amazing, couldnt wait for the next episodes to come. Then the 4th and 5th episode was a little bit of a downer, but story line is starting to pick up again a little bit, good enough to keep me interested.

layla khudairi - A TRUE BLACKLIST5 star


C-GOD - WTdeuce3 star

Shows is good but why can't I play the episodes on my TV Apple? Every show till now lets me. I will not be buying season 2 due to this. Hate to tell you Apple but there are Soldiers still in foreign countries who would love to watch this away from the reach of AFN. Fix yourselves.

SaberHawk - WINNER!5 star

This is the best show this season. James Spader is electrifying in the lead role. I am not a professional critic, but the plot keeps us guessing, and looking forward to next weeks episode. My compliments to cast and crew. Keep 'me coming! :-)

AnaPaula74 - Wow!5 star

I loved, but do think that it needs to slower and explain better situations... It is too much on situation, complication but too little on the resolution aspect. I want to see more on the relationship to develop between Red and Keen and more on the dark side of her husband….

Frannie010 - Love it!5 star

This is an awesome show and James Spader is fantastic!

OtisDay66 - Not Luddites4 star

General Ludd episode was intense with great storyline development. The scene with Red threatening Tom by the coffee truck is loaded with foreshadowing...but to what? Can't wait to see.

Saralizbeth - Extraordinary5 star

This is the best show on television primarily because of the cast and the fast paced startling events. Everything else pales in comparison to James Spader in the perfect role. Great story, great surprises. Hope this show lasts forever! It has changed the quality of television. Don't change a thing and don't slow down for those who have yet to catch up!!!

Haptotrope - Wishing it wasn't a chosen one story4 star

There are some great stories/crime vignettes great actors in there-- FBI director, Red, HusbandAgent, MeeraCIA, Isabella Rossellini, but Lizzie, my god, flat and unwatchable--glimpses of hope later in the seasons, but she can't seem to hold a fully lit candle to the rest of the cast and guest stars. Solve her mystery, end her plot, because if she's still around, I probably won't do season two. Which is a shame, because James Spader as Red is magical character.

"@@$);/583,)5$(73$364 - Best Series On TV5 star

This show is truly amazing, and Nader fails at adding plot twists, that make it excruciatingly interesting. James Spader, and the rest of the cast are remarkable actors, and can't wait for the show to air every Monday. MUST WATCH!!!

The Iron Marshal - Connections...5 star

I think some of the initial reviewers were a bit quick to judge this series. Yes, there were plot holes in the pilot, there always are in TV productions; there simply isn’t time to do what should be done. But, that is why we have books, books complete the thought and tie up loose ends. This isn’t a book, it’s a TV series doing the best job that it can with limited resources. What is interesting here is the connections between Red and Lizzy. Why does Red watch out for Lizzy? Why does he want Lizzy to appreciate him? Why did Red appear on the scene when Lizzy started her first day? Why does Red call Lizzy by that term of endearment, when only the closest of family members called her by that name? What is Red’s connection to Lizzy? This is the overarching question to be answered here, and it’s what makes this series compelling, the continuing storyline which connects episode to episode.

StoryDelver - Started interesting, getting too dark2 star

There's nothing to liven up the show. It's getting way too dark and vile. There's no humor or wit. No relationships between people that create any sense of caring about them in the viewer. Just darkness and unhappiness and a damsel in distress. Who cares?

Peg&Mel - Good Show5 star

Very good producing! Great job producer and Co-Producer. (Katrin Goodson). From Texas

DavidKiang - Thin on the Acting and Direction2 star

Can be a fun series, but the work is very forced, pacing is almost comical.

ShepherdWB - Gets better each episode!5 star

This show keeps getting better and better each week. Each hour is a hunt for one of the criminals on the blacklist of the anti-hero played by James Spader, but there are also story arcs that transcend the episode and presumably will all tie together. If you like the Shield, CSI, Burn Notice, and similar shows, you should definitely give Blacklist a shot!

eopr08 - Keep telling yourself.. its just fiction5 star

Spader is brilliant! Never doubted the hook you get when watching him. The cast well put together. Some of the best that has come along… bravo

Caites819 - Where can we purchase the soundtrack?5 star


16 HORSES - Making a List and checking it twice4 star

What I seen of the Black List so for what it's worth was very good! Just not Emmy worth! Put it on your list!

Maat2010 - It is a great show, however...4 star

I am very intrigued by the show. However, I am also obsessed with the heroin's hair. Is she wearing a wig??? Inquiring minds want to know ; )

Hookscloud - Add The Blacklist to My Top Five List5 star

After watching only two episodes, this show made my iTunes TV top five list. The clash of Reddington's and King's personalities and the mystery behind their relationship add to the overall suspense of the show. Great action and drama with a touch of high tech glitter.

JohnDarwinD - Surprisingly spellbinding5 star

The Blacklist is one of those shows that comes out nowhere and wows you. I hadn't seen any promotional material and stumbled across the pilot purely by chance. Yes, the show requires some suspension of disbelief, and yes, the pilot has to cram a lot of set up into a very short space. But by the third episode I was hooked. The cast is outstanding (great chemistry as an ensemble), the weekly cases increasing clever, and the long game is mysterious and totally compelling. I'm all in for season 1.

Michael Shade Music - Network TV4 star

This is one of the best network TV shows out! A lot of times things can get corny on network TV but this show stays pretty realistic…

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@GinnyGinny_1 @realDonaldTrump We’ve been binge watching Blacklist, we’re on season 2..the FBI is fighting the CIA…

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@theroyalbeloved: Are you a cyber security enthusiast? Watch this movies: CSI: Cyber (Season 1&2) Blacklist ( Season 1,2,3,4,5,6,7)…

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@fessthai make it right season 1&2, blacklist, the shipper, dew the movie, he's coming to me(?)

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@theaurorac So they hired Newton Phillips from The Blacklist? (season 1 - one of Red's close associates)

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@HawwaMG: I want to rewatch The Blacklist from season 1

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@HawwaMG: I want to rewatch The Blacklist from season 1

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@HawwaMG: I want to rewatch The Blacklist from season 1

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@virginmedia trying to catch up on The Blacklist season 7 and you have Episode 1 on twice, missing out episode 2! A…

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