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The Blacklist 

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A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

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Jon Bokenkamp
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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 2 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
Megan Boone ...  Elizabeth Keen 148 episodes, 2013-2020
Diego Klattenhoff ...  Donald Ressler 148 episodes, 2013-2020
Harry Lennix ...  Harold Cooper 148 episodes, 2013-2020
James Spader ...  Raymond 'Red' Reddington 147 episodes, 2013-2020
Hisham Tawfiq ...  Dembe Zuma 145 episodes, 2013-2020
Amir Arison ...  Aram Mojtabai 142 episodes, 2013-2020
Mozhan Marnò ...  Samar Navabi 104 episodes, 2014-2019
Ryan Eggold ...  Tom Keen 89 episodes, 2013-2018
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A highly articulate, erudite and intelligent businessman and mastermind, "Red" Reddington, has allegedly been on the "10 Most Wanted List" of various U.S. law enforcement agencies for over 20 years. The legend is that Red is as elusive as he is clever, controlling a labyrinth of creative enterprises, coupled with uncanny ability to gather and finesse information at the drop of a hat. On the first day at FBI for a new female profiler fresh out of Quantico, Red offers to bandy wits with the FBI. Red promises to deliver various criminals and plots previously unknown to any branch of law enforcement... and all Red requests in return is to choose his muse. Written by LA-Lawyer

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Never trust a criminal...until you have to. (season 1) See more »


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The Blacklist was nominated in the "Favourite TV Crime Drama" category at the 2017 People's Choice Awards. See more »

Goofs

This show, like many from Hollywood that show a lot of gun use, routinely plays a sound effect of a gun being cocked whenever a gun is seen on screen. Often the gun shown either has no external hammer and cannot make the sound played or it has already been fired, negating the ability to cock it. This sound effect is used by sound editors that lack an understanding of how firearms operate. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #30.57 (2013) See more »

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Warning!
3 August 2019 | by Bauer08See all my reviews

I already wrote a review of The Blacklist, but after having watched half of season 6, I have to write an addendum; a warning if you will. Not only does Agent Keen's character become increasingly irksome and irratic, the worst part is that Megan Boone becomes a worse actress with each episode. I'm not sure how this is possible, as 5 seasons with the brilliant James Spader would have rubbed off positively on even the most incompetent amateur actor. But somehow Boone manages to become even less charismatic and even more boring. Begs the question why she even landed the part in the first place, as the height of her carreer should have been a walk-on on "The Bold & the Beautiful". I'm guessing it's a bit of wonderful nepotism at the hands of some related Hollywood boss. Bottom line: She is a horrific actress and makes sn otherwise entertaining show almost unwatchable.


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23 September 2013 (USA) See more »

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