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The Blacklist (2013) is a crime TV series produced by John Brokenkamp, featuring Megan Boone as Elizabeth Keen, an FBI-profiler, and James Spader as Raymond Reddington, a criminal on the FBI's most-wanted list, working together to bring down other high profile criminals.

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Why did Francesca Campbell betray Red?

In Season 7 of The Blacklist, Francesca Campbell at first decides to help Red, seemingly having a conscience and principles, then she fails the test by betraying him. Why did she betray him? Is there ...
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Agent Malik's Accent in The Blacklist

In the first series of the Blacklist, there is a character called Malik (Parminder Nagra) who is a C.I.A. liason officer to the group. She speaks with an English accent. Was her accent ever ...
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Did Raymond Reddington lie to Liz about not being her father?

In the TV Series "The Blacklist" starring James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington, he tells Elizabeth Keen that he is not her father when she asks him. It was made to appear as that were true, ...
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Is Raymond Reddington actually Elizabeth Keens father?

I just watched the last episode of season 5 of The Blacklist. I don't quite understand how the DNA test from season 4 could come out as true if the imposter Raymond Reddington isn't actually her ...
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Why did the soldier slide 3 cartridges in the folded flag?

In Blacklist, at the end of the episode "Pattie Sue Edwards" (season 5 episode 15), Patricia Sue Edwards received a American flag when her husband was buried with honor. Why did the soldier slide 3 ...
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Why did this character join the Mossad?

The character Samar Navabi is Iranian by birth, so what motivated her to sign on with an Israeli intelligence agency?
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Why did Pepper have the key to the Fulcrum?

In The Blacklist Season 2, Ep 5, "The Front", Reddington got a key from Beck's girlfriend, Pepper. The key is later revealed to be a key for the Fulcrum. Why would this rather random person have the ...
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How did/What made Elizabeth go into a coma for 10 months?

In Season 5 Episode 8 of The Blacklist, Liz went into a coma for 10 months. I fail to see how a knock to the head could have achieved that. Did I miss something?
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Where does "The Blacklist: Redemption" appear in the canonical viewing order for "The Blacklist"?

I'm currently working my way through The Blacklist from the beginning. At which point should I leave the main show and watch episodes of the spin-off series?
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Why was Arioch Cain on the list instead of Wendigo?

In the fifth episode of the third season of The Blacklist, the person on the list is #50, Arioch Cain. Elizabeth Keen is targeted by Wendigo, a vigilante / bounty hunter who kills his victims out of ...
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How did Kate survive being shot?

In The Blacklist, how did Kate survive being shot? I thought that Raymond didn't want to kill her but she said that he shot her in the head, so she couldn't protect herself and he doesn't miss.
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Why did they “kill” this major character in The Blacklist?

At the end of "Mr. Solomon: Conclusion", the eighteenth episode of the third season of The Blacklist: Why did they make the decision to kill such an important character?
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How were Die Entrechteten able to track down Jacob Phelps and the Major?

Over the course of a couple of episodes of the second season of The Blacklist, starting with episode 14, we see Jacob Phelps on a new assignment from the Major. He infiltrates a neo-nazi group in ...
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Why was Reddington looking for the girl?

Over the course of the first season of The Blacklist, we see Reddington looking for clues about a girl whom we may assume to be his daughter. Most notably, we see him remove one photograph from the ...
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Was The Decembrist always on the Blacklist?

I've just seen S2E8, "The Decembrist", of The Blacklist. The Decembrist was listed as #12 on the Blacklist. The Decembrist was the person who set up the rivalry between Berlin and Reddington. In the ...
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What is the significance of the Blacklist numbers?

The Blacklist is "A list I've been cultivating for over 20 years." — Raymond Reddington, The Blacklist, S1E1 "The Pilot" The first subject on the list that Reddington tells the FBI about, ...
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What is Red's motivation?

On the TV show The Blacklist (2013), what does Raymond Reddington gain/what is his motivation for helping the FBI capture so many people on his “Blacklist”? and is this linked to why he chose ...
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Is the Blacklist a serial TV show?

I've been interested in watching NBC's The Blacklist, but I've been busy and haven't had the time. And now when I have time, Hulu only has later episodes in the season. So do I need to see the pilot ...
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