Blindspot (2015– )
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Pilot 

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Jane Doe gets discovered and together with a team of FBI agents, they try to discover her past and who she is.

Director:

Mark Pellington

Writers:

Martin Gero (created by), Martin Gero | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sullivan Stapleton ... Kurt Weller
Jaimie Alexander ... Jane Doe
Rob Brown ... Edgar Reade
Audrey Esparza ... Tasha Zapata
Ashley Johnson ... Patterson
Ukweli Roach ... Dr. Robert Borden
Marianne Jean-Baptiste ... Bethany Mayfair
Johnny Whitworth ... Ruggedly Handsome Man
Yung-I Chang ... Chao
Dave Quay ... Polygrapher
Angel Rosa ... Beat Cop
Mickey Solis ... Bomb Tech
Trevor Long ... Boyce
Ashley Trawinski ... Allie Rapport
Galway McCullough ... Young Agent
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Storyline

A woman who doesn't know who she is, is found. She is covered with tattoos and one of them is the name Kurt Weller which is the name of an FBI agent, who is brought in who claims that he doesn't know her. He tries to talk to her but she doesn't know him. They later show her one of her tattoos and she says it's an address and today's date. Weller is sent to check it out and she goes with him. While there, they discover a possible terrorist threat and that she has some unusual skills. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

NBC [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2015 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Each episode's title is an anagram, providing part of an ongoing message. The pilot's title, "Woe Has Joined", rearranges to "Who is Jane Doe". See more »

Goofs

After deciphering one of the tattoos on the Tattooed Lady's body, the team gets the address of Chao, a Chinese immigrant. Chao speaks the Wenzhou dialect of the Wu language, nicknamed "the Devil Language" for both its complexity and its divergence from the main language. While breaking into Chao's apartment, FBI Agent Kurt Weller takes along the Tattooed Lady with him because she apparently speaks the Wenzhou dialect fluently and would be useful in interrogating Chao.

Instead of Chao, the team find his startled roommate Wai. When Kurt asks Tattooed Lady to ask Wai about Chao's room, he calls her Jane, although they had not designated her Jane Doe at that time. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Beat Cop: [a beat cop notices a bag lying on the sidewalk in the middle of Times Square] Do you know whose bag this is?
Pedestrian: No clue.
Beat Cop: Ma'am, do you know whose bag this is? Excuse me, is this yours?
[the beat cop notices the tag left on the bag, it reads: Call The FBI]
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Connections

References The Gunman (2015) See more »

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Life for Lifeless
Performed by Killswitch Engage
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Pass
21 September 2015 | by ThomasDrufkeSee all my reviews

In what was a rather avid marketing campaign by NBC, Blindspot turned out to be just okay. In the end there just wasn't anything special. Our leads Jaimie Alexander and Sullivan Stapleton were fine but I think the former tried a bit too hard to make something out of a pretty bland script. But Stapleton, of 300 fame, was formidable and I can definitely see him leading more films or TV shows in the future.

I think people, including myself, tuned in because of the supposed mystery that surrounded the marketing, and rightfully so. The show looked pretty cool thematically and visually. But it turns out to be rather silly. The FBI are portrayed with a certain amount of ineffectiveness. Not only is there consistently not enough man power in the field, but they bring in the mystery girl out in the field as well. It just doesn't make much sense.

The mystery behind the tattoos is also pretty much revealed in the pilot which is a mystery in and of itself. Because for people like me who thought the 'twist' or the 'answer' was stupid, we now have no reason to come back and watch. So overall it was a pretty lame episode for a likely lame show.

6.0/10


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