The Blacklist Episode (1×14) Review – “Madeline Pratt”

Posted March 3, 2014 by @Angelized_1st in Entertainment, Television, The Blacklist, TV Reviews / 0 Comments


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The dreaded winter hiatus is over, and Red and the gang have returned to check off another name on The Blacklist. When we last saw them, Liz had decided to put the adoption on hold, while Tom flirted with Lucy Brooks. You know, the chick Red keeps researching? She’s got Tom in her sights, and Liz remains clueless thanks to Red remaining out of custody and in the wind. Meanwhile, Agent Cooper is dealing with the aftermath of Red’s escape and Director Diane Fowler’s disappearance. Episode 114 was a doozy, so lets discuss Blacklister #73, “Madeline Pratt.”

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“Finding her is easy. Catching her is difficult.” After running around the world kidnapping, torturing and murdering his way into catching The Mole, Red returns to the Black Site to give the team a new name on his list. Madeline Pratt is “a thief and a woman of singular talents” who is using her political status to steal a Syrian effigy that will lead the buyer to a cache of hidden Russian missiles. This case was kind of fun, actually. Not only did we learn that Liz used to be a thief, but we got to see some of her moves in action. Furthermore, both Cooper and Ressler are beginning to wonder how much they don’t know about Liz. Should Liz be the next person they investigate? If these two agents put a mind to it, we may not only learn about Liz’ background, but also her tie to Reddington. Watching these Agents team up against Red and Liz may prove quite interesting and could be a great way for the writers to reveal the truth about Liz’s background. At least part of it, anyway. (More…)


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