Episode: 1x01 | Airdate: Sep 23, 2013
Ex-government agent and one of the FBI's Most Wanted fugitives, Raymond "Red" Reddington mysteriously turns himself in to the FBI and offers to give up everyone he has ever worked with including a long-thought-dead terrorist but under one condition - he'll only talk to newly-minted female FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen with whom he seemingly has no connection. For Liz, it's going to be one hell of a first day on the job and what follows is a twisting series of events as the race to stop a terrorist begins.
Episode: 1x02 | Airdate: Sep 30, 2013
Red predicts an impending catastrophe, rooted by the work of an assassin, called "The Freelancer." Together, Liz and Red go undercover to prevent from having his next target, Floriana Campo from being killed. Elsewhere, Ressler and newly re-hired CIA agent, Meera Malik, who's been added to Red's private security detail, keep an eye on them from a distance. Meanwhile, Liz considers what she should do next concerning Tom and the mysterious box she found hidden under the floorboards.
Episode: 1x03 | Airdate: Oct 7, 2013
The FBI is on the hunt for a high-ranking Chinese spy, Wujing which Red claims has hired him to help decode a classified CIA transmission. Liz, posing as an FBI cryptographer goes with Red to decode the message while protecting US government secrets. Meanwhile, Liz proactively investigates Tom.
Episode: 1x04 | Airdate: Oct 14, 2013
While continuing her investigation into the truth about Tom, Liz testifies against drug lord, Hector Lorca. Later another witness is abducted when he is forced to testify against the dangerous drug trafficker. Red's interest is peaked and he informs the team that the witness may have been taken by "The Stewmaker" a man responsible for hundreds of missing and presumed dead people. Meanwhile, in an unlikely twist of events, Red and Ressler must work together for the first time.
Episode: 1x05 | Airdate: Oct 21, 2013
Red finds out that The Courier - a middle man that no one crosses - is delivering a package worth millions of dollars to an Iranian spy. Only the Courier is a ghost no one including Red, knows what he looks like. While racing to stop the mysterious criminal transaction, Liz , inadvertently finds herself thrust into a dangerous kidnapping plot. Meanwhile, Ressler must finally accept that Liz is a valuable asset to the team.
Episode: 1x06 | Airdate: Oct 28, 2013
After Tom confronts Liz about the box - he claims he's innocent and insists that they turn it into the FBI so his name can be cleared. Elsewhere, Red informs Liz and the FBI that the next name on the Blacklist is beautiful and deadly corporate terrorist, Gina Zanetakos.
Episode: 1x07 | Airdate: Nov 4, 2013
After a chemical attack on a subway, Liz and the FBI search for the man responsible. Liz reluctantly calls on Red for his help after she finds her search for the next person on the blacklist, brilliant scientist Frederick Barnes, heading to a dead end. Meanwhile, Liz wants nothing to do with Red after he implicated Tom.
Episode: 1x08 | Airdate: Nov 11, 2013
Liz uncovers an elaborate plot to destroy the country's financial system when a new name on the Blacklist is revealed by Red. Meanwhile Tom supports Liz when a family member falls ill.
Episode: 1x09 | Airdate: Nov 25, 2013
Donald attempts to protect Red from a possible assassination attempt but is misled. The newest member on the blacklist, Anslo Garrick, infiltrates the FBI black site and tries to capture Red. Meanwhile Liz gets caught in an elevator and tries to figure out what is going on.
Episode: 1x10 | Airdate: Dec 2, 2013
Liz infiltrates the blacksite and disarms the signal jammers to call in backup but runs into trouble along the way. The fate of Ressler hangs in the balance as Red tries to bargain with Anslo Garrick. Meanwhile, Tom becomes increasingly worried about Liz' situation and the fate of Red is unknown.
Episode: 1x11 | Airdate: Jan 13, 2014
The entire FBI team is under investigation as internal affairs tries to find the mole. Elsewhere, Red is missing and conducts his own investigation into who betrayed him. Meanwhile, a serial killer from Liz's past, "The Good Samaritan" strikes again. Liz is allowed to join the hunt for the killer as Cooper knows Red will likely reach out to help knowing how much this unsolved case means to Liz.
Episode: 1x12 | Airdate: Jan 20, 2014
The team goes undercover to pursue the Alchemist, who uses science to transform DNA and who's been assigned to protect a mob informant. Elsewhere, Liz targets an unlikely couple; Tom and Liz's relationship is tested; and Ressler faces a big decision.
Episode: 1x13 | Airdate: Jan 27, 2014
After a recent spate of abductions of babies from their mothers, Red informs Liz that the "Cyprus Agency" is the illegal adoption organization responsible. Coincidentally, Liz and Tom contemplate adoption of their own which fuels Liz to track down the organizations CEO, Owen Mallory.
Episode: 1x14 | Airdate: Feb 24, 2014
Liz helps Tom come to terms about their impending adoption while Red reveals that a woman from his past, Madeline Pratt is the next target on the Blacklist. Elsewhere, at an elaborate party at the Syrian Embassy, Red convinces Liz to pull off a covert heist.
Episode: 1x15 | Airdate: Mar 3, 2014
When a prominent Prosecutor is found after being missing for 12 years Red believes that this is the work of Ruth Kipling also known as "The Judge." Only a myth, the Judge runs an underground criminal appeals process in which those who have wrongly imprisoned and punished others are judged and punished themselves. Meanwhile, Red investigates the woman who tempts Tom while in Orlando at a teacher's conference.
Episode: 1x16 | Airdate: Mar 17, 2014
The next target on the Blacklist is one of Red's past associates, crime lord Mako Tanida. After Tanida escapes from prison he is out for revenge. Elsewhere, Tom confronts Jolene after interfering with his mission.
Episode: 1x17 | Airdate: Mar 24, 2014
When a new cyber defense asset gets stolen all roads lead to a Russian cyber terrorist known only as "Ivan". With Red's assistance, Liz discovers a huge cover-up. Meanwhile, new evidence surrounding the disappearance of Jolene helps unravel some of the mystery behind Tom.
Episode: 1x18 | Airdate: Mar 31, 2014
Red and the team are on the hunt for "The Undertaker" - a life insurance claim adjuster who convinces ordinary people to become contract killers. Meanwhile, Liz works with Red to uncover Tom's secrets.
Episode: 1x19 | Airdate: Apr 21, 2014
The Pavlovich brothers specialize in abductions of high value targets and according to Red, they are planning their next hit. While the team tries to protect the next target, Red has a job of his own for the Pavlovich Brothers. Elsewhere, Liz patiently tries to uncover the truth about Tom.
Episode: 1x20 | Airdate: Apr 28, 2014
After a Politician in Prague is framed for a murder, Red suspects it's the work of The Kingmaker - a strategist behind the rise of some of the world's most powerful politicians. While Red helps Liz and the FBI catch him, Liz uncovers a secret that Red's been keeping from her.
Episode: 1x21 | Airdate: May 5, 2014
Liz refuses to work with Red after discovering the truth about the death of her father. Seeking to make amends and force Liz to see him, Red brings the FBI a case they can't ignore. Meanwhile, Liz reveals what she knows about Tom's secret life to the FBI.
Episode: 1x22 | Airdate: May 12, 2014
With the crashing of the mysterious prisoner transport plane, the city is on lock down as the authorities are on the hunt for all the escapees. Meanwhile, with Red in custody, Liz uses her power to get him out since he is their best chance at finding all the suspects. Elsewhere, their main objective is to track down Berlin, a prisoner on the plane who is somehow involved.
Episode: 2x01 | Airdate: Sep 22, 2014
Red continues to battle Berlin and faces a new threat from a man named Lord Baltimore. An important person comes back from the past into Red's world. Meanwhile, Liz tries to move forward with her life after her showdown with Tom.
Episode: 2x02 | Airdate: Sep 29, 2014
When the Monarch Douglas Bank is robbed, Red seizes the opportunity to try and take the money -laundering bank down. Liz questions Red's intentions as she investigates the crime. Meanwhile, a new member joins Cooper's taskforce after impressing everyone on the team.
Episode: 2x03 | Airdate: Oct 6, 2014
When a man is found with his heart cut out, Agents Keen and Ressler team up with agent Samar Navabi to uncover the intricacies of Dr. Covington's black-market operation. Meanwhile, Red and his associate try to capitalize on a new opportunity in Indonesia, leaving Reddington in a vulnerable position.
Episode: 2x04 | Airdate: Oct 13, 2014
After a series of seemingly nonviolent citizens become killers, Red tips off Liz that a dangerous social-psychological experiment may be underway. Elsewhere, Red tries to convince, Naomi and her husband into accepting a complicated proposition.
Episode: 2x05 | Airdate: Oct 20, 2014
Agents Keen, Ressler, and Cooper pursue an eco-terrorist cell in search of a destructive weapon. Meanwhile, Liz tries to lose her guardian. Elsewhere, Red uses manipulation to pursue someone close to his heart.
Episode: 2x06 | Airdate: Oct 27, 2014
When a mutilated corpse washes ashore, Agent Liz Keen consults Red over what he knows about the deadly underworld of wildlife poachers. Meanwhile Agent Donald Ressler develops a dangerous habit.
Episode: 2x07 | Airdate: Nov 3, 2014
When an Iranian nuclear scientist is suspiciously assassinated, a revenge ploy begins against a valued American. Red informs agents Keen and Navabi that a dangerously conniving hitman "The Scimitar" has been sent to the job. Liz and Ressler find themselves in a tricky predicament as they investigate a surveillance lead. Agent Keen attempts to gather information on Berlin, while Red finds company with a woman working at a food truck.
Episode: 2x08 | Airdate: Nov 10, 2014
Red's motives for Berlin take a sudden turn when he learns Berlin was manipulated by the latest Blacklister to avenge Red. Red and Berlin travel to Moscow to track down a high ranking Russian official who they believe is responsible. Meanwhile, Liz struggles to keep her secret from unraveling.
Episode: 2x09 | Airdate: Feb 1, 2015
When the elusive Reddington is arrested and taken to a secret detention facility Liz and the task force set out to save Red before he disappears forever. Meanwhile, Red encounters Luther Braxton at the detention facility, a thief that he shares a complicated history with.
Episode: 2x10 | Airdate: Feb 5, 2015
As chaos ensues at the Factory leaving the fate of Red and the task force unknown, FBI boss Cooper struggles to rescue his team from the detention facility. Meanwhile, it's a race against time to stop Luther Braxton from attaining confidential information.
Episode: 2x11 | Airdate: Feb 12, 2015
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 Agents Keen and Ressler that they are up against "Ruslan Denisov," a very dangerous past associate.
Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Feb 19, 2015
When Red tips Liz off on the disappearance of Justin Kenyon, a polygamous cult leader with dangerous shipping containers buried on his property, the task force sets out to investigate. Meanwhile Red utilizes his sources to appease Fitch's last words and travels to track down his hidden safe.
Episode: 2x13 | Airdate: Feb 26, 2015
When Liz learns of a serial killer known as "The Deer Hunter" who tracks his victims like prey, Red helps the task force search for the killer. Meanwhile, the local DC police suspect the city Harbormaster was murdered as Liz struggles to keep her secret from unraveling.
Episode: 2x14 | Airdate: Mar 5, 2015
Former paramour involves Reddington in a deadly game with a wealthy, powerful family dynasty whose ill-begotten fortune was amassed from an underground auction of human and material contraband. Meanwhile, Tom takes on a new mission.
Episode: 2x15 | Airdate: Mar 12, 2015
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.
Episode: 2x16 | Airdate: Mar 19, 2015
As evidence mounts against Liz in the case of the murdered DC Harbormaster, a federal judge makes it clear to her that she will face severe criminal charges. Reddington and Ressler jump into high gear to exonerate Liz but the only solution is to find the recently vanished Tom Keen - wherever he may be operating in world.
Episode: 2x17 | Airdate: Mar 26, 2015
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.
Episode: 2x18 | Airdate: Apr 2, 2015
The task force tracks a provocative female Blacklister, a frame-up artist who targets the wealthy elite. Tom pleads for Liz's help. Red pressures Liz for the Fulcrum, claiming it's now a matter of life and death.
Episode: 2x19 | Airdate: Apr 23, 2015
As Red fights for his life, he pleads with Liz to track down a key figure from his past with knowledge of the Fulcrum.
Episode: 2x20 | Airdate: Apr 30, 2015
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.
Episode: 2x21 | Airdate: May 7, 2015
The FBI tracks a dangerous Russian assassin named Karakurt. Liz and Ressler gain insight on Karakurt by visiting Russian Counter-Intelligence, which also provides information about Liz's mother. Meanwhile, Cooper falls into a compromising position.
Episode: 2x22 | Airdate: May 14, 2015
In the season finale Liz realizes she is being framed by The Cabal forcing Red to use his connections to help her clear her name. As Cooper receives shocking news, Ressler Samar and Aram must decide who on the task force can still be trusted.
Episode: 3x01 | Airdate: Oct 1, 2015
The season premiere kicks off with the FBI hunting Liz for the murder of the Attorney General. Red and Liz are named to the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list and set out on the run to evade capture. Red calls upon a Blacklister called "The Troll Farmer," to help them flee the city, while the task force must question whom of their own can still be trusted. Dembe is put in a dangerous and compromising position.
Episode: 3x02 | Airdate: Oct 8, 2015
Ressler is hot on the trail for Liz after she escapes to the Russian embassy for safety. There is no one left for her to trust but Red, who enlists a lawyer named Marvin Gerard to get them out of a sticky hostage situation. Meanwhile, the FBI tries to force Cooper out of the task force.
Episode: 3x03 | Airdate: Oct 15, 2015
Red and Liz take a detour towards the Midwest as part of their mission to exonerate Liz and defeat the Cabal. Ressler, Samar and Aram continue to track the fugitives and in the process stumble upon what could become a global food crisis. Meanwhile, Cooper turns to an unlikely ally.
Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Oct 22, 2015
Red and Liz continue their mission to clear Liz's name. Red enlists the help of the task force to help them find a woman called the Djinn, a mysterious woman who fulfills revenge fantasies. They believe the Djinn can lead them to the Cabal, the next step in exonerating Liz.
Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Oct 29, 2015
An enormous bounty is posted for Agent Keen drawing out any number of unknown assassins while the FBI and Reddington join forces to protect her.
Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Nov 5, 2015
Red and Liz catch wind that Andras Halmi a trusted advisor of The Director has gone missing. In pursuit of finding Halmi, Red and Liz narrowly escape a violent confrontation. Meanwhile, Tom ends up in a brutal "Fight Club" to find the one man he thinks will be able to exonerate Liz.
Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Nov 12, 2015
A family tragedy in Samar's past resurfaces when the Task Force hunt for an elusive international terrorist. The FBI and the Cabal gain significant ground in their search for Liz and Red. Meanwhile, Tom encounters complications in his plan to exonerate Liz.
Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Nov 19, 2015
Red and Liz are unexpectedly separated from each other when Red falls into a dangerous situation. Samar makes a risky decision to help Liz while Tom and Cooper continue on their expedition to exonerate Liz.
Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Jan 7, 2016
While Liz awaits trial Red and Aram take bold measures to ensure her protection.
Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Jan 14, 2016
As The Cabal prepares to assassinate Liz, Red calls upon the task force to combine efforts to outmaneuver The Cabal to exonerate her. Red delivers a final ultimatum.
Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Jan 21, 2016
With her name finally cleared, Liz attempts to reclaim her former life. Red works with the task force to infiltrate an assembly of high-level criminals at large in a rare, risky opportunity to capture the heads of the world's most lethal organized crime syndicates.
Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Jan 28, 2016
After an associate of Red's is murdered by a rare medieval device, he alerts the task force that a vigilante group from the Middle Ages known as "The Holy Vhem" has been resurrected and is lethal. Red teams up with Liz and the task force to stop the assassins before any more of the targets are killed. Meanwhile, upon receiving shocking news, Liz carefully considers her next move.
Episode: 3x13 | Airdate: Feb 4, 2016
Red and Liz work with the taskforce to stop a negotiator who has resurfaced to unite two rival crime families. Tom reconnects with a former flame.
Episode: 3x14 | Airdate: Feb 11, 2016
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.
Episode: 3x15 | Airdate: Feb 18, 2016
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.
Episode: 3x16 | Airdate: Feb 25, 2016
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.
Episode: 3x17 | Airdate: Apr 7, 2016
After Red learns that a tactical nuclear weapon is being targeted by thieves, it's a race against the clock as the task force struggles to stop them -- and prevent an imminent nuclear disaster. Meanwhile, Tom and Liz make a decision that will change their relationship forever.
Episode: 3x18 | Airdate: Apr 14, 2016
After a tragedy puts a member of the team in grave danger, the task force must rely on Red and his unconventional methods to survive. Meanwhile, Tom and Liz face an unexpected complication that could affect their baby's future.
Episode: 3x19 | Airdate: Apr 21, 2016
A mysterious beauty on the run from unknown assailants accidentally crosses paths with Reddington and enlists his help to fight back against her attackers.
Episode: 3x20 | Airdate: Apr 28, 2016
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.
Episode: 3x21 | Airdate: May 5, 2016
When Reddington links an elegant, powerful and extremely dangerous woman to the recent tragic events, the task force is forced to play a deadly cat and mouse game to stop her before she strikes again.
Episode: 3x22 | Airdate: May 12, 2016
The FBI task force's hunt for revenge nears its endgame. As Reddington and the team close in on the mysterious arch-criminal responsible for recent tragic events, they're forced to operate outside their comfort zone -- and outside the law -- in order to take down their enemy once and for all.
Episode: 3x23 | Airdate: May 19, 2016
As Reddington and the task force close in on the person responsible for Liz's death, a shocking betrayal leaves them racing to save one of their own.
Episode: 4x01 | Airdate: Sep 22, 2016
After Liz is abducted by a man claiming to be her father, Red sets out to find her at any cost. Meanwhile, the Task Force grapples with the shocking news that Liz is still alive.
Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: Sep 29, 2016
Red enlists Tom and the Task Force to help track a notorious bounty hunter who may know Alexander Kirk's next move. Meanwhile, Liz struggles to decide if Kirk is trustworthy.
Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: Oct 6, 2016
Red and the Task Force take extreme measures to hunt down one of Alexander Kirk's allies, Miles McGrath, a "criminal incubator" who finances crimes for profit. Meanwhile, Liz learns more about her family.
Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Oct 13, 2016
As Red sets Liz and the Task Force on the trail of an eco-terrorist with a mysterious connection to Alexander Kirk, Tom takes matters into his own hands.
Episode: 4x05 | Airdate: Oct 20, 2016
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.
Episode: 4x06 | Airdate: Oct 27, 2016
When Alexander Kirk contracts with a mysterious group that specializes in hacking the world's most secure computer systems, Red and Liz see an opportunity to make a move on Kirk's organization.
Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Nov 3, 2016
Red directs the Task Force to track down an individual who provides new identities to criminals on the run. Meanwhile, as Alexander Kirk's medical condition worsens, Liz seeks guidance from Cooper on a crucial decision.
Episode: 4x08 | Airdate: Nov 10, 2016
Red pressures Dr. Shaw to locate a former patient. Liz contemplates the implications of her ties to an increasingly desperate and dangerous Alexander Kirk. Mr. Kaplan comes to a critical realization about her future.
Episode: 4x09 | Airdate: Jan 5, 2017
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.
Episode: 4x10 | Airdate: Jan 12, 2017
A new case arrives at Liz's doorstep, where someone has left a diorama depicting a crime soon to be committed. Meanwhile, Red explores a new business opportunity.
Episode: 4x11 | Airdate: Jan 19, 2017
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.
Episode: 4x12 | Airdate: Feb 2, 2017
The Task Force chases an elusive assassin who kills by imparting a fatal disease on her victims. Meanwhile, Red enlists Tom for an undercover operation inside his criminal organization.
Episode: 4x13 | Airdate: Feb 9, 2017
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.
Episode: 4x14 | Airdate: Feb 16, 2017
Aram goes undercover as a hacker in order to identify a notorious criminal who for a price will design, construct and execute the perfect crime. Tom expands his search for missing details about his childhood, while Red takes action to locate the source of his compromised business operations.
Episode: 4x15 | Airdate: Feb 23, 2017
After being dosed with a deadly poison, Red must retrace his steps to uncover who of his closest confidants has betrayed him. Meanwhile, Liz and the Task Force desperately search for the designer of the toxin in a race against time to save Red.
Episode: 4x16 | Airdate: Apr 20, 2017
After weeks of hunting for Dembe, Red and the Task Force finally get a lead on his whereabouts when Aram goes missing. Meanwhile, Dembe takes a calculated risk as Red closes in.
Episode: 4x17 | Airdate: Apr 20, 2017
Memories of the past set Red on a dangerous collision course with an enemy determined to destroy his criminal empire.
Episode: 4x18 | Airdate: Apr 27, 2017
The Task Force chases an artful bounty hunter employed to target Red's closest associates. Meanwhile, Ressler faces a moral dilemma when he takes on a new assignment with a former colleague.
Episode: 4x19 | Airdate: May 4, 2017
Red sets the Task Force on the trail of a Blacklister with the tools to manipulate memories, causing Liz to question her own experiences. As Gale intensifies his investigation, Ressler receives a new lead on the disappearance of Justice Department official Reven Wright.
Episode: 4x20 | Airdate: May 11, 2017
When Liz becomes the target of a mercenary known as the Debt Collector, Red turns to an unlikely source for help. Meanwhile, Ressler faces an unexpected complication in his efforts to stay ahead of Agent Gale's investigation.
Episode: 4x21 | Airdate: May 18, 2017
Facing a crippling siege on his criminal organization, Red tracks a high-end thief enlisted by Mr. Kaplan for a mysterious assignment. Meanwhile, Aram faces a difficult choice when Agent Gale takes extreme measures in his investigation into the Task Force's conduct.
Episode: 4x22 | Airdate: May 18, 2017
Red sets a risky plan in motion to save the Task Force and himself as Mr. Kaplan launches the final phase of her assault on his criminal empire. With the future of the Task Force in jeopardy, Liz confronts the biggest questions about her past.
Episode: 5x01 | Airdate: Sep 27, 2017
With his criminal empire in ruins, a surprisingly carefree Red enlists Liz in an unlikely plan to simultaneously earn cash and deliver a new Blacklister to the Task Force. As Liz faces the new reality of working alongside her father, Ressler finds himself in a precarious position and Tom weighs his options.
Episode: 5x02 | Airdate: Oct 4, 2017
Liz and the Task Force join Red on an international adventure in pursuit of a billionaire who moonlights as a high end art thief. Meanwhile, Dembe chases a lead and Tom seeks outside help in identifying the remains in the suitcase.
Episode: 5x03 | Airdate: Oct 11, 2017
While the Task Force investigates a series of suspicious police shootings, Agent Ressler is distracted by increasing external pressures. With his back up against the wall, Red drafts Tom in executing an elaborate plan to help re-establish his criminal reputation.
Episode: 5x04 | Airdate: Oct 18, 2017
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. Meanwhile, a surprise encounter leads a cash-strapped Red toward a new business opportunity, and Tom takes action to investigate the bones in the suitcase.
Episode: 5x05 | Airdate: Oct 25, 2017
When Red provides exclusive intel on an international terrorist, it puts Liz and the Task Force on a collision course with a rival unit from the CIA. Meanwhile, Red and Hawkins lay the groundwork for their new business venture, and Tom goes undercover in search of information.
Episode: 5x06 | Airdate: Nov 1, 2017
While Cooper enlists Red on a case of personal importance, Ressler leads the Task Force on a mission to stop the resurgence of once-dormant murder-for-hire ring. Determined to find answers, Tom disregards a warning to halt his investigation into the suitcase.
Episode: 5x07 | Airdate: Nov 8, 2017
Red and the Task Force place Dembe undercover to infiltrate an international human smuggling organization, but when communication is lost, they must intervene. Meanwhile, Tom's investigation into the suitcase lands him in grave danger.
Episode: 5x08 | Airdate: Nov 15, 2017
When Tom goes missing, Liz desperately retraces his steps in order to find him. Meanwhile Red's hunt for the suitcase of bones puts him on a collision course with Tom that will change everyone's lives forever.
Episode: 5x09 | Airdate: Jan 3, 2018
Liz abandons her old life and seeks out a fresh start in a place where no one knows her history, her name, or the depths of her grief. When an unexpected threat finds her, she is forced to draw on her emotional and physical strength in a brutal fight for survival.
Episode: 5x10 | Airdate: Jan 10, 2018
When Red directs the Task Force to find a Blacklister who uses his position of power to sell sensitive information, Ressler fnds himself at risk of exposure. Meanwhile, Liz plans her next move.
Episode: 5x11 | Airdate: Jan 17, 2018
When Red goes on the hunt for a legendary treasure, he draws the attention of Abraham Stern, a cunning manipulator who has devoted his life - and the lives of many innocents - to recovering the fortune that is his birthright. Meanwhile, Liz's quest sends her down a dark path, leading her to study the methods of one of the Blacklist's most dangerous criminals.
Episode: 5x12 | Airdate: Jan 31, 2018
As Liz works with Red to hunt for Tom's killers, she begins to question his motives. Meanwhile, the Task Force enlists the help of one arsonist to catch another.
Episode: 5x13 | Airdate: Feb 7, 2018
When bodies are discovered in abandoned woods, Red points the Task Force toward The Invisible Hand, a group that targets those whose actions are morally reprehensible yet fully legal. Meanwhile, Red steps in to assist one of his employees, and Liz discovers a major clue about Tom's investigation.
Episode: 5x14 | Airdate: Feb 28, 2018
Red assists the Task Force in tracking a mysterious Blacklister who carefully develops airtight alibis for murderous clients. Meanwhile, Liz's reinstatement at the FBI hinges on an evaluation with a psychotherapist.
Episode: 5x15 | Airdate: Mar 7, 2018
As Liz works a new angle in tracking Tom's killers, Red looks to find a creative solution to a tax issue in his money laundering operation. Meanwhile, Aram ventures into the field as the Task Force investigates a mysterious woman behind a deadly viral outbreak.
Episode: 5x16 | Airdate: Mar 14, 2018
As Liz investigates new details in a cold case from her early work as an FBI profiler, she explores her darker impulses in therapy with Dr. Fulton. The Task Force takes action to bring down Tom's killers within the legal system, while Red takes a different approach to closing in on Ian Garvey.
Episode: 5x17 | Airdate: Apr 4, 2018
When an associate of the Nash Syndicate is murdered, Red sets Liz and the Task Force on the case in order to recover evidence crucial to bringing down Ian Garvey. Meanwhile, Aram considers a step forward in his relationship with Samar.
Episode: 5x18 | Airdate: Apr 11, 2018
In an attempt to apply pressure to Ian Garvey, Red and the Task Force head to Paris to track down a prominent heroin supplier for the Nash Syndicate. Distrustful of Red's agenda, Liz takes her own path in going after Garvey.
Episode: 5x19 | Airdate: Apr 25, 2018
Liz uses intel from an unexpected source to force a race with Red to uncover the secrets he holds, as Red initiates a plan to retrieve the duffel bag of bones.
Episode: 5x20 | Airdate: May 2, 2018
The mysterious appearance of an unidentified young girl sends Liz and the Task Force on a hunt to discover her connection to the secret Red is hiding. However, when her family steps in to protect their own secrets, the investigation turns into a race to save the little girl's life.
Episode: 5x21 | Airdate: May 9, 2018
When Samar lands in the crosshairs of an unconventional Blacklister, Aram and the Task Force spring into action to find her before it's too late. Meanwhile, Red journeys to Costa Rica to prevent the duffel bag of bones from being sold to the highest bidder at an underground auction.
Episode: 5x22 | Airdate: May 16, 2018
Liz and Red face off in a climactic race to find a Blacklister in possession of the duffel bag of bones, forcing the truth about the bones to finally come to light.
Episode: S04 Special | Airdate: Sep 13, 2016
A sneak-peek of the upcoming fourth season of the TV series "The Blacklist."