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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glad to see spader back
25 September 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Read the synopsis of this show and saw James Spader was starring and had to check it out.

Plot centers around a criminal mastermind that has eluded authorities for years, but whom in the opening scenes inexplicably gives himself over to FBI custody. What unfolds is a tale where no one is who they seem to be and the audience is never truly sure where anyone's loyalties truly lie.

Obviously we are only one episode deep (as of writing this) but the show looks like it has a good shot at taking off as a smart roller coaster of intrigue and character development.

The negatives were few, apart from the female lead the other fbi agents seemed very generic, stiff and set in their ways and fairly ineffective at dealing with what is portrayed as a vastly superior criminal underworld.

fans of spader such as myself will doubtless watch this regardless of reviews or ratings, but if you enjoy shows in the vein of thomas crown affair or catch me if you can, you will likely enjoy this kind of show.


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