Dr. Lewis Powell” is the sixth episode of Season 7 of The Blacklist and the hundred and thirty-ninth overall.


Press ReleaseEdit

Red alerts the FBI to the suspicious death of a scientist specializing in artificial intelligence research. Meanwhile, Francesca Campbell further entangles herself in Red's criminal activities.

Number on The BlacklistEdit

  • 130

Unanswered QuestionsEdit

  1. Clark
    1. Clark was named after the Lewis and Clark Expedition and Lewis Powell.
    2. How much of the artificial intelligence will be recovered?
    3. How much damage has been done to the field of artificial intelligence research?
    4. What would Clark have done if Michael Alexander had been arrested?
    5. What were the delays encountered by Walter Higgins, the assassin?
    6. Why was Clark unable to hire another assassin to replace Walter Higgins?
    7. Where did Clark find the 70,000 dollars?
    8. How did Clark know Aram’s and Alina’s names?
    9. Why would the deaths of Lewis Powell, Michael Alexander (DXE Labs), Tracy Long (Almacorp), combined with the FleetAI explosion, set back artificial intelligence by decades?
    10. How long had Lewis Powell been dead?
    11. Why did Clark need a sniper to assassinate Tracy Long?
    12. How did Clark cause the explosion at the FleetAI building?
  2. Raymond Reddington
    1. Red’s statement of being an “astute” judge of character is wrong. He has made errors in the past.
    2. What was Francesca Campbell‘s plan? What ”part” and ”show” was she referring to?
    3. How much cash was in the briefcase?
    4. Who created the deepfake of Katarina Rostova?
      1. A: Tadashi Ito
    5. Why does Red prefer people with a “darkness” inside them?
  3. Elizabeth Keen
    1. Why did Keen not consider the possibility of a deepfake recording?
  4. Alina Park
    1. What happened in Anchorage, Alaska?
    2. What does Alina fear about herself and Red?

Slanders on the FBIEdit



Main starEdit

Guest starEdit


  • Allen McCullough as Dr. Michael Alexander
  • Gene Gillette as Walter Higgins
  • Jimmie Saito as Fudo
  • Sue Jean Kim as Sakiya
  • Scott McCord as Baldwin
  • Danny Olabi as Aiden McCullough
  • Kathryn Leigh Scott as Owner
  • Colin Walker as Head of Security
  • Max Lebow as Russian Activist
  • T. Oliver Reid as David Quentin
  • Greg Brostrom as Guard
  • Ben Jeffrey as Guard #2
  • Katya Collazo as Young Woman
  • Sawyer Devuyst as Tech
  • Kelly J. Grant as Mrs. Jaden Alexander
  • Christopher Alexander Chuk Wueke as Lead Officer
  • Michael Padula as Newscaster


External LinksEdit

Season 7 Episodes
 · Louis T. Steinhil  · Louis T. Steinhil: Conclusion  · Les Fleurs Du Mal  · Kuwait  · Norman Devane  · Dr. Lewis Powell  · Hannah Hayes  · The Hawaladar  · Orion Relocation Services  · Katarina Rostova  · Victoria Fenberg  · Cornelius Ruck  · Newton Purcell  · Twamie Ullulaq  · Gordon Kemp  · Nyle Hatcher  · Brothers  · Roy Cain  · The Kazanjian Brothers  ·
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