‘The Blacklist’ Episode Guide (May 18): Red Puts a Risky Plan in Motion to Save the Task Force and Himself

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‘The Blacklist’ Episode Guide (May 18): Red Puts a Risky Plan in Motion to Save the Task Force and Himself

“Mr. Kaplan” (05/18/17; 9:00-10:00PM) – Facing a crippling siege on his criminal organization, Red (James Spader) tracks a high-end thief (Aldis Hodge) enlisted by Mr. Kaplan (Susan Blommaert) for a mysterious assignment.

Meanwhile, Aram (Amir Arison) faces a difficult choice when Agent Gale (Enrique Murciano) takes extreme measures in his investigation into the Task Force’s conduct.

Mr. Kaplan: Conclusion” Season 4 Finale (05/18/17; 10:00-11:00PM) – Red (James Spader) sets a risky plan in motion to save the Task Force and himself as Mr. Kaplan (Susan Blommaert) launches the final phase of her assault on his criminal empire. With the future of the Task Force in jeopardy, Liz (Megan Boone) confronts the biggest questions about her past.

In the shocking third-season finale of “The Blacklist,” former FBI agent Elizabeth Keen (Megan Boone) was discovered alive after a failed attempt to shield her new baby from further collateral damage by associating with the “Concierge of Crime” Raymond “Red” Reddington (James Spader).

A mysterious man claiming to be Liz’s real father targets her but first she must resolve the mystery of her lost childhood and reconcile her true identity with the elusive memories corrupted by Reddington. Without the truth, every day holds more danger for herself, her baby and husband, Tom (Ryan Eggold). Meanwhile, the Task Force reels from Liz’s resurrection and friendships are fractured. Betrayed by those closest to him, Reddington’s specific moral code demands justice, all the while battling an army of new and unexpected blacklisters.

Jon Bokenkamp (“The Call,” “Taking Lives”), John Eisendrath (“Alias”), John Davis (“Predator,” “I, Robot,” “Chronicle”), John Fox and Michael Watkins (“The X-Files”) serve as executive producers. “The Blacklist” is a production of Sony Pictures Television and Davis Entertainment.

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