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Greyson Blaise” is the second episode of Season 5 of The Blacklist and the ninety-first episode overall.


Press Release[]

Liz and the Task Force join Red on an international adventure in pursuit of a billionaire who moonlights as a high-end art thief. Meanwhile, Dembe chases a lead and Tom seeks outside help in identifying the remains in the suitcase.

Number on The Blacklist[]

  • 37

Unanswered Questions[]

  1. Elizabeth Keen
    1. Why is Keen afraid she will turn into a clone of Red?
  2. Raymond Reddington
    1. What is the extent of the rumors of the damage to Red's syndicate? Red convinced Blaise that the rumors were fake news.
    2. What did Red want from Blaise?
      1. A: Red's reputation has been severely damaged, if Blaise is allied with Reddington, that would enhance his reputation and increase business.
    3. How does Blaise’s arrest help Red in the black market?
    4. Why did Red steal the penny?
      1. A: The print of the penny is 1 of 4 in existence. Each penny contains a secret code that leads to missing Federal Reserve Notes, a vast fortune.
    5. Why did Red not steal the entire coin collection?
      1. A: The 1943 penny was all Red wanted specifically.
      2. Q: Red needs money, the other coins could have been sold.
    6. What will Red do with the Picasso “Dance” painting?
      1. A: He'll most likely keep it for himself.
    7. Will Red contact Blaise’s employee at the French hotel?
    8. Why did Red fail to notice that the closet doors had been closed?
  3. Greyson Blaise
    1. Blaise is a reference to Richard Branson and the film “Entrapment”.
    2. Will the Carabinieri raid Blaise’s house?
    3. How will Cooper arrest Blaise if he remains in Italy? The Italian police could be reluctant to risk another false arrest.
    4. Will Blaise’s employee go to the French hotel?
  4. Harold Cooper
    1. When will Cooper impose strict limits on Red’s actions?
      1. A: Probably never. Despite his actions, he does produce results that justify the existence of the task force.
  5. Tom Keen
    1. What or who is Oleander?
      1. A: It's the codename of Elizabeth's grandfather, Dominic Wilkinson.
  6. Dembe Zuma
    1. Where did Dembe learn how to cook?
      1. A: Nothing is known about his wife. It's possible he raised his daughter as a single father and learned to cook over time.
    2. Where did Dembe learn the FBI's Behavioral Change Stairway Model?
      1. A: Unlike Reddington, most of the task force like Dembe. He probably learned it from them at some point.
  7. Beneventi
    1. Why did Paolo Beneventi refuse Red’s request? Analia Beneventi told him to agree.
  8. Amalia Hammett
    1. Why did Hammett sell the painting without telling Red?
      1. A: There's no reason to keep her promise since the sale was complete.

Slanders on the FBI[]


Main star[]

Guest star[]


  • Riann Steele as Anna Cartwright
  • Caprice Benedetti as Analia Beneventi
  • Delphi Harrington as Amalia Hammett
  • Peter Albrink as Calvin
  • Richard Clodfelter as Dale Pettigrew
  • Lawrence Jansen as Albert Dennison
  • Narada Campbell as Gudonov
  • Brian Yang as Matthew Cho
  • Mario Corry as Paolo Beneventi
  • Robbie Gordy as Auctioneer
  • Kathleen Butler as Phoebe Attridge
  • Anita Sabherwal as Female Staffer
  • Lenny Thomas as Guard
  • John Fico as Nervous Man
  • Roland Max as Second Guard
  • Zack Abramowitz as Security Guard
  • Timothy Smallwood as Security Officer


External Links[]

Season 5 Episodes
 · Smokey Putnum  · Greyson Blaise  · Miss Rebecca Thrall  · The Endling  · Ilyas Surkov  · The Travel Agency  · The Kilgannon Corporation  · Ian Garvey  · Ruin  · The Informant  · Abraham Stern  · The Cook  · The Invisible Hand  · Mr. Raleigh Sinclair III  · Pattie Sue Edwards  · The Capricorn Killer  · Anna-Gracia Duerte  · Zarak Mosadek  · Ian Garvey: Conclusion  · Nicholas T. Moore  · Lawrence Dane Devlin  · Sutton Ross  ·