The Blacklist (2013– )

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Former government agent Raymond "Red" Reddington (James Spader) has eluded capture for decades. But he suddenly surrenders to the FBI with an offer to help catch a terrorist under the ... See full summary »

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 Raymond 'Red' Reddington (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Elizabeth Keen (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Donald Ressler (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Tom Keen (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Harold Cooper (22 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Agent Meera Malik / ... (21 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Dembe (21 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Aram Mojtabai (18 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Luli / ... (9 episodes, 2013-2014)
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Former government agent Raymond "Red" Reddington (James Spader) has eluded capture for decades. But he suddenly surrenders to the FBI with an offer to help catch a terrorist under the condition that he speaks only to Elizabeth "Liz" Keen (Megan Boone), a young FBI profiler who's just barely out of Quantico. Written by NBC

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Never trust a criminal...until you have to.


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Wow! What a surprise this was.
29 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

Not a big fan of crime shows at all, but the pace and the punch to this show is out of the park good. It isn't often a director and editor are on the same page and can pack in what would take most other shows 3 episodes to get across, they do it in 2 minutes. The show's strengths are not in the acting, because the director and editor has made this about treating the audience with respect by minimizing long drawn out dialog. That works for feature films and long novels, but doesn't work well for an hour TV episode. Ignore the reviews about the acting being so bad, they are doing what the show demands, and it all works.

If you have an extra hour to spare, waste it on this, you will not be disappointed


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