The Blacklist TV Recap 2/12/15 “Rusian Denisov”
When we last saw the hit television series The Blacklist Luther Braxton survived the attack on the prison to kidnap Liz and probe her memory about the location of “The Fulcrum.” He also kidnapped the son of a doctor, who once treated him, to blackmail her into using her therapy on Liz. Reddy paid off one of Braxton’s contacts to find Braxton’s location and ultimately Liz, who cannot recover the memory of “The Fuclrum,” but did realize that Reddy was there the night her parents died. What is Reddy’s relationship to Liz and why was he there the night her parents died? Did he have something to do with their death? Is he related to Liz or maybe her father or mother worked with him. How long can the mystery of Reddy and Liz’s relationship be drawn out? Do you think we will find out this season or is this going to continue to be dragged out?
We have the complete recap from last week’s episode of The Blacklist here.
We open in Uzbekistan where a bunch of armed gunmen come in and take a priest. Except he’s not a priest judging by his SAT phone. They know it too and force him to call or they’ll kill the old woman in the babooska. No, the other old woman in a babooshka. The news reports this as actual priest kidnapping and of course Reddy knows the kidnapper. He interrupts Liz talking with Agent Geek about what she found in the bunny rabbit. He’s mystified and I’m disappointed. Yeah, it’s 25 –year-old technology, but you’re Agent Geek! This is still in your wheelhouse, dude. Liz is short with Reddy since now she believes he doesn’t really care about her. I’m not even going to get into the sheer stupidity of this. He knows more about her life than she does and she doesn’t want to talk to him? Classic Liz. She says all conversation has to be professional now so Reddy tells her the kidnapped non-priest is actually CIA and the kidnapper is a guy who occasionally worked with him, but has now become a problem. Even though kidnapped Americans overseas is FBI jurisdiction the moment they learned he was CIA they’d most likely be out. Even as the CIA guy is denying he’s their guy, he tells them this. It seems like common sense because unlike the FBI the CIA won’t have to obey any laws to get their guy back…which is why Liz and Agent Blonde Dude are soon on their way to Uzbekistan because common sense has nothing to do with it. It also makes perfect sense that Reddy is already at hotel having drinks when they arrive and that the kidnapper grabs them two seconds later.