The Blacklist

10 Worst Episodes of The Blacklist

The Blacklist is an American crime drama television series that first aired on NBC in 2013. It follows the story of Raymond "Red" Reddington, one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives, as he surrenders in person at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and agrees to cooperate with the FBI in exchange for the chance to speak with Elizabeth Keen, a rookie FBI profiler. Since its start, the show has accumulated 11 seasons and become immensely popular. While a majority of episodes have been praised by viewers, some of the less popular episodes have been ranked as the worst of the show. Here, we will look at the episodes of The Blacklist that have been ranked by viewers as the worst.

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The Blacklist - S9E19

#1 - The Bear Mask (Season 9 - Episode 19)

Feeling the weight of recent pressures, Aram turns to an unusual outlet for release.

The episode was rated 7.13 from 921 votes.

The Blacklist - S9E7

#2 - Between Sleep & Awake (Season 9 - Episode 7)


In a series of flashbacks, Ressler recalls his actions in the aftermath of Elizabeth Keen's death.

The episode was rated 7.27 from 1042 votes.

The Blacklist - S3E19

#3 - Cape May (Season 3 - Episode 19)

When a mysterious woman running from unknown assailants accidentally crosses paths with Reddington, he assists her in fighting her attackers.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 4542 votes.

The Blacklist - S7E19

#4 - The Kazanjian Brothers (Season 7 - Episode 19)


The Task Force investigates an accountant who works for lucrative criminals in order to find the violent and thuggish brothers hired for his protection. Meanwhile, Liz must make a momentous decision.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 1634 votes.

The Blacklist - S8E14

#5 - Misรจre (Season 8 - Episode 14)

In a retrospective look at key turning points, steps are retraced that lead Elizabeth Keen to align with a powerful enemy.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 1240 votes.

The Blacklist - S9E13

#6 - Genuine Models, Inc. (Season 9 - Episode 13)


The Task Force is led to an unusual suspect when the wealthy clients of an apparent escort service start turning up dead. Red and a friend attempt to recover an item after reuniting at a friend's memorial. Cooper heads to Atlanta to follow a lead on his blackmailer.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 936 votes.

The Blacklist - S9E9

#7 - Boukman Baptiste (Season 9 - Episode 9)

A spate of coordinated attacks on Red's lieutenants puts Dembe in imminent danger, prompting him to relive the events that led him to join the FBI two years earlier.

The episode was rated 7.45 from 993 votes.

The Blacklist - S9E8

#8 - Dr. Razmik Maier (Season 9 - Episode 8)


The death of a professional tennis player leads the Task Force to a doctor who may be fixing the odds for a major sports betting syndicate. Red digs deeper into Dembe's betrayal. Ressler struggles with sobriety.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 1016 votes.

The Blacklist - S8E1

#9 - Roanoke (Season 8 - Episode 1)

Red directs the task force to investigate Roanoke, a legendary criminal who orchestrates elaborate extractions. Meanwhile, Liz works to hatch a secret plan with her mother, Katarina Rostova.

The episode was rated 7.48 from 1459 votes.

The Blacklist - S9E1

#10 - The Skinner (1) (Season 9 - Episode 1)


In the two years following the death of Elizabeth Keen, Raymond Reddington and the members of the FBI Task Force have disbanded with Reddington's whereabouts unknown. When one of their own is injured in the line of duty, however, the Task Force is drawn back together to bring down a conspiracy that could shatter global security.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 1255 votes.

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