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The Blacklist Season 5 Episodes

22 Episodes 2017 - 2018

In Season 5 of the crime drama, Red's (James Spader) life has taken a turn for the worse now that his criminal empire is in shreds and he's forced to live in a motor home. In an effort to rebuild his shady business, he enlists the help of newly discovered daughter Liz (Megan Boone) and her husband Tom (Ryan Eggold), who's secretly dealing with a problem of his own: a suitcase containing human remains. As the relationship between Red, Liz, and the FBI slowly gets back to where it was, Tom's quest brings trouble to everyone.

Episode 1

Smokey Putnum

Wed, Sep 27, 2017 60 mins

In the Season 5 premiere, Red—whose criminal empire is in ruins—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.

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Episode 2

Greyson Blaise

Wed, Oct 4, 2017 60 mins

Liz and the Task Force join Red 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.

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Episode 3

Miss Rebecca Thrall

Wed, Oct 11, 2017 60 mins

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.

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Episode 4

The Endling

Wed, Oct 18, 2017 60 mins

The Task Force hunts 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.

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Episode 5

Ilyas Surkov

Wed, Oct 25, 2017 60 mins

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.

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Episode 6

The Travel Agency

Wed, Nov 1, 2017 60 mins

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.

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Episode 7

The Kilgannon Corporation

Wed, Nov 8, 2017 60 mins

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.

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Episode 8

Ian Garvey

Wed, Nov 15, 2017 60 mins

In the fall finale, Tom goes missing; and 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.

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Episode 9

Ruin

Wed, Jan 3, 2018 60 mins

In the winter premiere, 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.

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Episode 10

The Informant

Wed, Jan 10, 2018 60 mins

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. Meanwhile, Liz plans her next move.

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Episode 11

Abraham Stern

Wed, Jan 17, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 12

The Cook

Wed, Jan 31, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 13

The Invisible Hand

Wed, Feb 7, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 14

Mr. Raleigh Sinclair III

Wed, Feb 28, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 15

Pattie Sue Edwards

Wed, Mar 7, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 16

The Capricorn Killer

Wed, Mar 14, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 17

Anna-Gracia Duerte

Wed, Apr 4, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 18

Zarak Mosadek

Wed, Apr 11, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 19

Ian Garvey (#13): Conclusion

Wed, Apr 25, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 20

Nicholas T. Moore

Wed, May 2, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 21

Lawrence Dane Devlin (#26)

Wed, May 9, 2018 60 mins

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.

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Episode 22

Sutton Ross (#17)

Wed, May 16, 2018 60 mins

In the Season 5 finale, 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.

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