‘The Blacklist’ Preview: “Ruslan Denisov”

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Let’s start off with discussing some major twists from last week’s episode shall we? Basically we’ve learned what The Fulcrum is and that Liz has some connection to it. This was then confirmed when she found a chip hidden inside her favorite teddy bear that she still has from her childhood. You know, the one that’s all burned. Anyways, after undergoing chemical interrogation under Luther Braxton’s orders, Liz remembered seeing Reddington the night of the fire, the night her father was killed. Or so she thinks. Dr. Selma Orchard (Gloria Reuben) came back to tell her that she believes someone tried very hard to have her memories buried and that those memories aren’t telling her the truth. So just because she thinks she saw Reddington doesn’t mean he’s the one that was behind it, he could have been there in a different capacity.

The official synopsis of “Ruslan Denisov”:

AN ABDUCTION MOGUL KNOWN AS “RUSLAN DENISOV” KIDNAPS AN UNDERCOVER AGENT – FARAN THAIR GUEST STARS When an undercover CIA agent is kidnapped by a band of separatists in Uzbekistan, the task force sets a rescue mission in motion. Red (James Spader) informs Agents Keen (Megan Boone) and Ressler (Diego Klattenhoff) that they are up against “Ruslan Denisov,” (guest star Faran Thair) a very dangerous past associate. Harry Lennix, Amir Arison and Mozhan Marno also star.

In case you missed last week’s episode, here’s a little refresher for you:

Check out some stills from The Blacklist Season 2, Episode 11:

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The Blacklist airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

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