The Worst Episodes of The Blacklist
Last Updated: Nov 10, 2018
Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He claims that he and the FBI have the same interests: bringing down dangerous criminals and terrorists. In the last two decades, he's made a list of criminals and terrorists that matter the most but the FBI cannot find because it does not know they exist. Reddington calls this "The Blacklist". Reddington will co-operate, but insists that he will speak only to Elizabeth Keen, a rookie FBI profiler.
#2 - The Major
Season 2 - Episode 15
When Agent Keen is questioned in court as a suspect in the murder of the DC Harbormaster, her unusual relationship with Red and their task force falls under scrutiny. Meanwhile, Red enlists Cooper and Ressler to locate “The Major,” a dangerous former associate who is key in keeping Liz out of prison.
#3 - Quon Zhang
Season 2 - Episode 20
After decoding the information that is embedded in The Fulcrum, Red is determined to stop the imminent threat. Meanwhile, the task force discovers that deceased bodies of Chinese-American women are being smuggled out of the country under false identities. Liz continues to search for answers about her past after discovering a picture hidden in Red's secret flat.
#4 - The Kenyon Family
Season 2 - Episode 12
When Red tips Liz off about the disappearance of a polygamous cult leader with dangerous shipping containers buried on his property, the task force sets out to investigate. Red utilizes his sources to appease Fitch’s last words and tries to track down his hidden safe.
#5 - The Vehm
Season 3 - Episode 12
When an associate of Red's is killed with a rare medieval device, Red realizes a lethal vigilante group from the Middle Ages has been resurrected; Liz considers her next move after receiving shocking news.
#6 - The Deer Hunter
Season 2 - Episode 13
Red helps Liz and the task force find a killer — the Deer Hunter — who tracks victims like prey. Meanwhile, the local DC police suspect the city Harbormaster was murdered as Liz struggles to keep her secret from unraveling.
#7 - The Travel Agency
Season 5 - Episode 6
Ressler leads the Task Force on a mission to stop the resurgence of once-dormant murder-for-hire ring. Tom disregards a warning to halt his investigation into the suitcase.
#8 - The Harem
Season 4 - Episode 11
Liz must prove herself to the leader of an elite group of female thieves in order to infiltrate their organization as they prepare for their next heist. Meanwhile, Red contends with unexpected problems in his operations, and Tom channels his energy into fatherly duties.
#10 - The Caretaker
Season 3 - Episode 16
After a State Department official is found dead in Beijing, Red and Liz link the murder to a secret keeper known as "The Caretaker," who maintains an impenetrable safety deposit vault for criminals. Red and Liz work with the task force to find the Caretaker and his collection of lethal and classified secrets. Meanwhile, Tom makes a risky decision, while Liz persists on her quest to find out more about her mother.
#11 - The Longevity Initiative
Season 2 - Episode 17
The task force tracks a scientist who abducts disabled patients to conduct experiments on immortality. Now back in Washington, DC, Tom scrambles to save himself from new enemies.
#12 - Ruslan Denisov
Season 2 - Episode 11
When an undercover CIA agent is kidnapped by a band of separatists in Uzbekistan, the task force sets a rescue mission in motion. Red informs Liz and Ressler that they are up against a very dangerous former associate.
#14 - The Lindquist Concern
Season 4 - Episode 5
Liz's loyalties are tested as Red takes action on an operation to intercept Alexander Kirk. Meanwhile the Task Force races to find a killer who targets inventors of revolutionary technology.
#15 - Drexel
Season 3 - Episode 15
After the founder of a successful internet start-up is found dead, Red recognizes the crime scene as the work of a notorious killer. Liz and the task force work with Red to track the murderer through a dangerous underground news source. Meanwhile, Tom faces a life threatening situation, while Liz considers options for her baby.
#17 - Lipet's Seafood Company
Season 4 - Episode 9
An investigation into an international terrorist operating on American soil tests the allegiances of the Task Force. As Aram faces the consequences of his girlfriend hacking into the FBI computer systems, Red cashes in on a favor.
#18 - Lawrence Dane Devlin
Season 5 - Episode 21
Samar lands in the crosshairs of an unconventional Blacklister, and Aram and the task force spring into action to find her before it's too late. Red journeys to Costa Rica to prevent the duffel bag of bones from being sold at an underground auction.
#19 - Lady Ambrosia
Season 3 - Episode 14
After a missing child that has been presumed dead turns up alive, Red and Liz work with the taskforce to search for a dangerous woman who may be kidnapping children. Meanwhile, Tom faces shocking consequences after his plan to help Liz goes awry.
#20 - The Artax Network
Season 3 - Episode 20
After an unexpected loss devastates the FBI task force, they must track down their assailants; a mysterious group whose agents operate using a worldwide satellite network. Meanwhile, Reddington is forced to confront a ghost from his past -- one who knows many of Red's secrets.
#21 - Nicholas T. Moore
Season 5 - Episode 20
An unidentified young girl reappears and the team tries to find her connection to the secret Red is hiding. When her family steps in to protect their own secrets, the investigation turns into a race to save the girl's life.
#22 - Miss Rebecca Thrall
Season 5 - Episode 3
Agent Ressler is distracted by increasing external pressures. Red drafts Tom in executing an elaborate plan to help re-establish his criminal reputation.
#23 - The Informant
Season 5 - Episode 10
When Red directs the Task Force to find a Blacklister who uses his position of power to sell sensitive information, Ressler finds himself at risk of exposure. Liz plans her next move.
#24 - The Endling
Season 5 - Episode 4
Liz and the Task Force hunt for an elusive criminal who will stop at nothing to destroy some of the world's most precious treasures. A surprise encounter leads a cash-strapped Red toward a new business opportunity. Tom takes action to investigate the bones in the suitcase.
#25 - Isabella Stone
Season 4 - Episode 13
The Task Force springs into action to find a sophisticated criminal who has been targeting Red's businesses. An unexpected event sets Tom on the hunt for information about his past.