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The Blacklist rarely gets credit for its weirdness, but maybe this episode, the Season 7 finale, will be the one to turn the tide. Much has been made (rightfully) about the quarantine-induced decision...

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Despite its intense focus on the “family” drama between Reddington (James Spader) and Liz (Megan Boone), The Blacklist has more successfully fleshed out supporting characters than in the early...

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James Spader, The BlacklistPhoto: Virginia Sherwood/NBC Somehow, that was just the best part of an exceptionally busy hour. The case of the week had significant, sci-fi-tinged Weird Blacklist...

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If last week’s midseason premiere of The Blacklist demonstrated how the show, like its main characters, can frustratingly avoid previous seismic events, this week’s suggested a way to alleviate...

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For TV shows, there’s no perfect way to tease out a major plot development. If you rush the information out quickly, it feels unearned. But wait too long and viewers can lose interest in the journey...

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OK, The Blacklist is at the peak of its topical episode powers right now. After last week’s magnificent riff on the horrors (/evil benefits) of deep fake technology, this episode went to a much darker...

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Few things about The Blacklist are more enjoyable than when the show decides to take on the evils of contemporary technology. Rarely is there any kind of Black Mirror-esque “commentary” on...

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Three’s a trend — that’s the saying, right? Following Aram- and Harold-heavy episodes the last two weeks, The Blacklist gave Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) a turn at the center of the action,...

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The supporting character spotlight continues on The Blacklist. After Aram’s odyssey into the dark heart of one-percenter death parties in last week’s episode, “Kuwait” pushed Harold...

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How do you torture the man who’s seen — and really done — it all? Convince him that he’s essentially paralyzed, of course. It’s the type of daffy-but-deadly maneuver you’ll...