‘The Blacklist’ Season 6 Review: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Season 6 of The Blacklist was a wild ride from start to finish. We had the fallout from Liz’s big betrayal of Red, a new government conspiracy leading all the way up to the President, Mozhan Marno’s exit from the…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×20 Review: Something Straight Out of ‘The X Files’

The Blacklist‘s “Guillermo Rizal” went all sci-fi, complete with a mad scientist and kidnapped groups of triplets who’s DNA had been modified to create a race of superior humans. Sounds like a new era episode of The X Files right?…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×18 and 19 Review: The Truth Revealed

So it finally happened. We now know Red’s true identity and why he’s been keeping it from Liz for all these years. The Red we’ve always known is really a man named Ilya, Katarina Rostova’s lover. Ilya changed his identity…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×17 Review: “The Third Estate”

In The Blacklist‘s “The Third Estate” the Task Force took on a group of criminals going after the children of America’s richest families, but there was a bit of a plot twist. The children of these families weren’t actually being…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×16 Review: ‘Lady Luck’

When Red gets betrayed by someone close to him he reacts violently, and unfortunately Smokey Putnam was on the receiving end of his wrath. Smokey, played by Michael Aronov, has been one of the best recurring side characters on The…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×13 and 14 Review: The Osterman Umbrella Company

Not a single fan of The Blacklist ever wants to see Aram hurting, but man did it make for one of the best episodes The Blacklist has had in years. The first hour was a lighthearted treasure hunt lead by…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×11 Review: “Bastien Moreau (No. 20)”

I’ve tried to keep the intensity of my personal feelings about the events of this season out of these posts, but I can’t do it anymore. This episode was the final nail in the coffin. I am absolutely furious with…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×10 Review: The Escape Plan

Well, for one minute there it looked like Red might have finally saved himself, almost flawlessly executing a brilliant prison escape plan, but leave it to Liz to mess that up too. Steps away from Dembe’s helicopter and freedom, Red…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×08 and 6×09 Review: The truth comes out, well…sort of

A lot happened in this 2 hour Blacklist event, so we’re going to have to unpack all of it one piece at a time. There were some big revelations that finally shed some light on all the secrets that have…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×07 Review: Entomophobia, the Fear of Bugs

This week’s episode of The Blacklist, titled “General Shiro,” was one of the weakest the show has produced in its six season run. The story barely moved forward, we had to suffer another appearance from Glenn the DMV employee (one of…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×06 Review: Lies, lies, and more lies

We’ve seen Liz lie to the Task Force plenty of times, but she went way beyond what she’s ever done before this time. Instead of just asking for their help, Liz told the Task Force that Red had given them…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×05 Review: The smoking gun

So Red’s trial is over, and surprise surprise the court didn’t rule in his favor. Red is now facing the death penalty, all thanks to Liz. What’s so cold blooded about this is that Liz knew exactly what to point…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×04 Review: “The Pawnbrokers”

Never has it been more apparent than in The Blacklist episode “The Pawnbrokers” that James Spader is the driving force behind the show. It was an incredibly engaging episode and that’s all thanks to him. There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×03 Review: Trial of the Century

I think we were all hoping there would be some loophole to get Red out of police custody without something catastrophic happening, but it’s looking more and more like that won’t be the case. For a minute it seemed like…

‘The Blacklist’ 6×01 and 6×02 Review: Betrayal

The season 5 finale reveal that the Red we know isn’t actually the real Raymond Reddington left no room for doubt that it would be a serious game changer. Personally, I still don’t understand why Red’s true identity is such…

‘The Blacklist’ 5×22 Review: ‘Sutton Ross’

The identity of the bones in the duffle bag was finally revealed in the season 5 finale, “Sutton Ross,” and it’s definitely a game changer, albeit one that the fans called ages ago. The Raymond Reddington we’ve known since the…

‘The Blacklist’ 5×19 Review: ‘Ian Garvey: Conclusion”

Last night, the fight between Red and Ian Garvey reached it’s end, and it was…something. I don’t know if I went into this episode with inflated expectations for an epic conclusion to a fight that’s been driving this whole season,…

‘The Blacklist’ 5×18 Review: ‘Zarak Mosadek’

This week’s new Blacklist “Zarak Mosadek” dropped an absolute bombshell. After Liz and Aram followed a lead on Ian Garvey, they discovered that he checked in on the same woman at a restaurant every day. Liz thought this meeting had…

‘The Blacklist’ 5×17 Review: ‘Anna Gracia Duerte’

In “Anna Gracia Duerte” The Blacklist tackled the sensitive topic of child brides and arranged marriages. “Anna Gracia Duerte” a 17 year old girl, was the target the Task Force was after. She had been a child bride, forced by…

‘The Blacklist’ 5×16 Review: ‘The Capricorn Killer’

This week’s episode, “The Capricorn Killer” may have been the most gruesome one that The Blacklist has ever delivered. The woman who Liz thought was just her FBI psychologist assigned to evaluate her for reinstatement into the bureau, turned out…

‘The Blacklist’ 5×15 Review: ‘Pattie Sue Edwards’

This week’s Blacklist, “Pattie Sue Edwards” was a solid episode. Not one of the season’s best, but still enjoyable. The most shocking moment came at the end of the episode when Detective Singleton was kidnapped and murdered by his boss, Ian…