The Blacklist Wiki
The Blacklist Wiki

“Captain Kidd” is the Eleventh episode of Season 8 of The Blacklist and the hundred and sixty-third overall.


Press Release[]

The Task Force attempts to stop an abduction by searching for a “treasure man” who uses geocaching to hide illicit goods and facilitate transactions between otherwise warring criminal factions.

Number on The Blacklist[]

  • 96

Unanswered Questions[]

  1. The Post Office task force is being forced into positions that are lose-lose situations.
  2. William Benedict
    1. Why did Benedict have no security at his command center?
    2. The name is a reference to William Kidd.
  3. Raymond Reddington
    1. Would Red have brought the case to Cooper if Benedict had not known how to contact Townsend?
  4. Harold Cooper
    1. Cooper is in a lose-lose situation. He is forced to undertake actions he despises and allow the guilty to escape for the sake of politics.
  5. Neville Townsend
    1. Why did Townsend go to the safe house in person?
    2. Why did Townsend have Benedict killed?
    3. Why did Townsend have Benedict’s corpse removed from the safe house?

Slanders on the FBI and police[]



Main star[]

Guest star[]

  • Reg Rogers as Neville Townsend
  • Seth Numrich as Andrew Patterson
  • Noah Robbins as William Benedict
  • David E. Harrison as Ivan Stepanov
  • Rasha Zamamiri as Safiya Maroun
  • Mazin Akar as Al-Harbi
  • Phillip James Brannon as Tyler Schwartz
  • Marcus Ho as FBI Lab Tech
  • Stephen Scott Scarpulla as Jarret Moore
  • Dane West as The Storyteller


Bryan Chan as Boy #2


External Links[]

Season 8 Episodes
 · Roanoke  · Katarina Rostova: Conclusion  · 16 Ounces  · Elizabeth Keen  · The Fribourg Confidence  · The Wellstone Agency  · Chemical Mary  · Ogden Greeley  · The Cyranoid  · Dr. Laken Perillos  · Captain Kidd  · Rakitin  · Anne  · Misere  · The Russian Knot  · Nicholas Obenrader  · Ivan Stepanov  · The Protean  · Balthazar ‘Bino’ Baker  · Godwin Page  · Nachalo  · Konets  ·