In "Eli Matchett", Liz comes to the realization that even if her name is cleared, it's impossible for her to go back to the life she once knew and must rely on Red to help her survive as a criminal. In "Miles McGrath", it's revealed that Aram has been seeing someone else, a woman named Janet Sutherland, and his relationship with Samar suffers a falling out when he finds out about her plans for a transfer. In the season 4 episode "Requiem", it is revealed that Katarina hired Mr. Kaplan to be Liz's nanny. Red reveals that Tom is in fact Christopher Hargrave, Susan's long-missing son. They first got a taste for blood working for Milošević's protective detail during the ethnic cleansing campaigns of the Yugoslav Wars, but went on to operate independently with no political affiliation. 73), outwardly, is a well-known and politically active socialite. She eventually regains her memory of the event when she killed her father to protect her mother. Reddington credits her with the theft of 6 million dollars' worth of diamonds from a De Beers outpost in Congo and a heist on a mint in Prague in which the security fibers used to print the Czech koruna were stolen and then used to print counterfeit banknotes. Working together as a team, they used high firepower and ruthless tactics to achieve their goals. In "The Thrushes", she and Ressler confirm their suspicions to Cooper about Janet before confronting him about it. Marko Jankowics saw … Liz dies due to complications with the C-section and the inability to reach a hospital on time: Matias Solomon blocks the vehicle containing Liz from continuing on to the hospital and Liz dies with Reddington holding her hand. Red explains that he never wanted Liz to end up like him and was trying to prevent that. By Season 2, Cooper regained consciousness, but is revealed to have an inoperable brain tumor in the episode "T. Earl King VI". Milos orders his agents to abduct Fitch and strap a pipe bomb on him, intending to kill him. Liz learns that the man she shot as a child, as remembered in "Tom Connolly," was in fact the real Reddington and she killed him. It is later revealed Alina fell into disgrace in the Anchorage FBI after flouting the law to catch her mother's ex-boyfriend, whom she blamed for her mother's fatal overdose. Liz is later taken before a judge where she faces multiple charges that each come with a death sentence, including sixteen counts of murder. She returns to assist him in "The Architect" and they resume dating for a bit. Alina accepts, on the condition that she tells Liz what happened in Anchorage. "The Samoan", a former confidential informant of Meera Malik, later employed by Elizabeth to hold Tom Keen prisoner. At the end of "Ian Garvey: Conclusion", Garvey is shot several times by Liz and Dembe when he attempts to kill Red, leaving him severely wounded. Marshal who is running a drug distribution ring. Some criminals are unknown to the FBI, or have avoided leaving behind the needed evidence for conviction, or live a high-profile public life whilst concealing their criminal behaviour. Ian soon learns about her connection to Red from Jennifer. He is a childhood friend of Katarina Rostova, the love of his life and her occasional lover. Later she meets with her ex-partner and sometime lover Levi, but declines to resume their relationship, confessing to him that she is "in love with someone else". After his escape, Tom utilizes The Major for a new covert operation as a neo-Nazi drug and arms dealer in Dresden named Christof Mannheim, but not before calling Elizabeth; he appears to have developed genuine feelings for her during their "marriage", which seems to complicate matters for both The Major and Reddington, as it was the reason behind his killing the harbor master on Elizabeth's boat. With Red's help, Ressler discovers Prescott's real name is Mitchell Hatley and gives chase. McMahon is about to kill Reddington when Dembe arrives and kills her. After watching Liz die in his arms Dembe convinces Red to leave the van containing her body and Ressler places his FBI windbreaker around Red's shoulders and leads him over to the car with Dembe. In "Leonard Caul", Nik accepts payment for helping save Red's life. Harold Cooper is the Assistant Director of the FBI Counterterrorism Division and head of the covert FBI task force assigned to pursue the criminals on the Blacklist. When Samar revealed the knowledge that she and Ressler investigated her being an operative working for Kirk to gain FBI files, Aram regretted how he treated her. However, the delay in getting to the hospital caused by Solomon's attack causes Liz to apparently die due to complications during childbirth. She became friends with Katarina after discovering she was a Soviet spy and learned that she was having an affair with Reddington. Tom finds him later but Pete is killed by Ian Garvey because he is unable to provide any useful information. In "Zarak Mosadek", Garvey meets at a bar with a woman who is revealed to be Jennifer Reddington and works as a bartender. She was unaware that he took Liz to America to live with his family out of a need to protect both her and Katarina from not only Kirk/Rostov (who found out about the affair) but also Berlin/Kirchoff who was attacking him. Eventually, he says to Liz that he no longer recognizes Reddington, and tells her he killed Mr. Kaplan. Kirk tortures Red who confesses to being Liz's father and brings Kirk a cure. Back at his apartment, Ressler is heartbroken when he discovers a pregnancy test and learns that Audrey was pregnant with his child. During the mission, Tom and Solomon rob a pharmacy together and Tom shoots Solomon in the gut in revenge for the attempt on Liz's life. In "Monarch Douglas Bank", it was revealed that Red used to be married to Naomi Hyland and has a daughter named Jennifer. Rather than tell Cooper the truth, she resigns from the task force. She has yet to learn why, but he has told her that it has something to do with her missing father. She then joins Reddington and helps him carry out his plan to exonerate Liz. His dog accompanied him on his disposals. With the help of Assistant Attorney General, "Smiling Tommy" Connolly, Reddington helps Tom and Elizabeth sweep the whole event under the rug; Elizabeth is cleared while Tom "never existed". Aram is rescued by Samir and Ressler, but the Architect makes an escape. 3) was a Russian spy who was assigned to turn Raymond Reddington but instead formed a romantic relationship with him that resulted in the birth of Masha Rostova/Elizabeth Keen. Gerard helps them plan on how to kidnap Peter Kotsiopulos. He attempts to kill First Lady Miriam Diaz to prevent her from telling the truth about President Diaz's hit and run accident but fails. She was suspected by Samar and Ressler the whole time and they present their evidence to him, finding that he has already figured out she is a mole. In "The Debt Collector" Liz is kidnapped by Edgar Grant who was presumably hired by a man she had arrested previously that forced Red to cooperate with Kaplan. It is unknown how many members the list contains, but the highest number revealed on the list so far is 192 in the comic book series and 184 in the TV series. In "The Endling", Nik bargains for release from Red's employment but he is killed by Ian Garvey after trying to obtain the identity of the remains inside the suitcase. Annapurna Sriram as Odette, a lawyer whose mother once worked for Alexander Kirk as a housekeeper. In "The Lindquist Concern" Tom suspects Kirk is manipulating Liz and seeks out Ressler's help for previous files from the FBI. She appears to be colluding with Reddington for an unknown purpose. Both men disappear from Kirk's lab afterwards and later that night, Red tells Liz that Kirk is "gone". Liz later explains to Ressler that he is the one thing she can count on in her chaotic life and can't afford to lose him. He informs Ressler that he knows the truth and blackmails him for favors if he wants Prescott to keep his secret involving his accidental murdering of Hitchin. When first confronted by Elizabeth, Tom asserts to her that he was assigned to protect her, and that Reddington "is not who [she] thinks he is". The murder of his father and Ressler's revenge killing inspired him to follow in his father's footsteps and join law enforcement, having previously been going down a troubled teen going down a bad path while his brother Robby was heading to the police academy. He is shocked when she decided to jump to her own death. What to know about NBC's The Blacklist season 8 (2020), including cast, return date, time, spoilers, Season 7 finale recap, and more. He realizes that she wasn't right for him and ends their relationship for good. Afterwards, her accomplice, revealed to be Tom Keen, picks up the suitcase, presumably to deliver to Liz. Nicknamed "the concierge of crime", Reddington is known for brokering deals between criminals. Tied to a chair, Liz meets with Kirk who reveals he is in fact her father. In "Lipet's Seafood Company", Red is able to secure a Presidential pardon for Liz's killing of Connolly, allowing Cooper to reinstate her as an FBI agent. It is later revealed that he was innocent, but fled to find the true culprit. Reddington was looking for her. Tom later goes after Susan before Red calls him to stop Tom. The list is truly international with at least several members from Serbia, China, Russia, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan, Iran, Uzbekistan, etc., in addition to those from the United States. Though the truth was hard to swallow once she heard it, Elizabeth ended up choosing to save Katarina's life and to deceive Reddington once again. Using himself as bait, he is able to keep Janet occupied long enough for Ressler to arrest her. In the beginning of "Lawrence Devlin", Red learns from Joe that the duffel bag containing the unidentified bones that Reddington is seeking are in Costa Rica with a man who was claimed to be deceased, but is alive due to Garvey keeping him in Witness Protection. Once an agent has been assigned, they are to only contact the Major if the situation is "mission critical". During this time, Katarina was forced to kill a Soviet agent in self-defense; Kaplan disposed of the body. Later on after taking her to the apartment where she lives, Liz is surprised when she learns Lillian was put in Witness Protection Program by Garvey because of Red's past abuse with her and her mother, Naomi. The woman’s mother, Naomi Hyland, played by Mary-Louise Parker, was protecting her and wanted nothing to do with Reddington. Timothy hung himself a year later. In "Dr. Adrian Shaw: Conclusion", while Red is being held captive and threatened by Kirk, Red tells Kirk that he (Red) is Elizabeth Keen's father ("What do you want me to say? At the beginning of "Nicholas T. Moore", it's confirmed in a conversation between Red and Liz that Garvey died of his wounds. But she finally regains them and learns that when her father attacked her mother, she killed him while still a child. While being held hostage, Red explains there's a manhunt going on for his arrest in the murder of Zarak Mosadek. The Blacklist recap: The death and birth of Raymond Reddington Well, it happened. His rather odd condition is that he will only … Viewers might remember that as far back as season 2, we had introduced a character whose name was Jennifer Reddington and who was MIA. Only when a man talks to Red at the beach, that he realized the woman he rescued was a ghost and it was she who tells him that he did save her, through channeling his grief in losing Liz. The Director and Laurel Hitchin attempt to prevent this by transferring Liz to an undisclosed location due to her supposedly having terrorist connections and then suffocating her when Aram changes the box's door code. In "Mr. Kaplan: Conclusion", Samar investigates Janet after Aram is imprisoned for failing to cooperate with a grand jury investigating the task force. 41) is a defunct network of communications satellites that was intended to provide data coverage throughout the globe. She denies any responsibility in Liz's death, but reveals that she was contracted to capture Liz by a man named Alexander Kirk. While attempting to return to the US, Cooper is captured by Hutton's men. Peter then reprimands him for trying to revolt and forces Solomon's cooperation. He ends his relationship with Janet for good when he discovered that she testified against him in order to get her criminal record expunged. While being transported by federal agents, Solomon is rescued by an unknown person driving a Rolls Royce. On their way there, Red's men block the attempt and despite Kaplan's warning not to leave the car, Liz does. Tom contacts her, looking for work to provide for Liz and his unborn baby. in the episode "The Longevity Initiative", the Germans track down both Tom and the Major and torture them for their leader's death. Red tries to appeal to Kaplan again at the bridge, promising he won't shoot her. Aram decides to stick with Samar and secures new passports from the task force, but she flees the country with the help of Red, leaving a devastated Aram behind to protect Reddington. 2 Lying About The Identity Of … He captures Tom at gunpoint and demands that Ressler hand Karakurt over. "The Major" (Blacklister No. When Aram discovers this, he regrets how he treated Samar after learning she did love him. She later recovers and leaves. According to Reddington and the FBI, her birth name is Masha Rostova, and she was born in Moscow to Katarina Rostova, a Russian intelligence agent whom everyone regards as a "myth". He spent five years on an FBI task force obsessively pursuing Reddington, which resulted in his fiancée's breaking off their engagement. In "Mr. Solomon: Conclusion", Nik helps to deliver Agenes, Liz and Tom's daughter. After a brief period in hiding, she and Ilya traveled to Moscow to warn her father, who was also her KGB handler, to leave Russia to escape the Soviet government's reprisals for her treason. She visits Aram in jail, but chooses not to tell him about Janet's involvement after he says that Janet's support is keeping him sane. She mentions that she is also Red's daughter and they're half-sisters. They then kidnapped a Chinese scientist who had been rescued by the CIA. Minutes later the police enter to find a pool of blood but no sign of Solomon himself. Samar calls Aram to say goodbye, telling Aram that if he had proposed, she would have accepted. Reddington and Hargrave steal $300 million from Senator Diaz, a presidential candidate Kirk was backing, in an attempt to lure Kirk to the United States, but Kirk does not take the bait.