Katarina Rostova” is the tenth episode of Season 7 of The Blacklist and the hundred and forty-third overall.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Press Release[edit | edit source]

Red and the Task Force pay a visit to a former blacklister, as an explosive confrontation leads Liz to make a critical choice.

Number on The Blacklist[edit | edit source]

  • 3

Unanswered Questions[edit | edit source]

  1. Raymond Reddington
    1. Who is Red?
    2. Was Red planning to kill or capture Katarina?
    3. Why did Red order Alina out of the car?
  2. Katarina Rostova
    1. Katarina’s apartment number (3) is her blacklist number. Multiplied by 2, it equals 6, Keen’s apartment number (3 x 2 = 6). A reference to the “double” (2) crosses and “2 faces” of identity in Keen’s family. The apartments are on “opposing sides” of the hallway as they are even and odd numbers.
    2. Why did Katarina fail to clean the damage left at Keen’s apartment?
    3. How could Katarina be so certain Red would see the ambush?
    4. Did the Kazanjian brothers choose the car shop at random?
    5. When did Katarina arrange her death scene? She said the early arrival of the Kazanjian brothers sped up the timetable.
  3. Elizabeth Keen
    1. Keen showed her double standards. In “Orion Relocation Services” she was outraged that Katarina murdered 2 people for her cover identity. She sided with Katarina after being shown Red’s deception.
    2. Who can Keen trust in her “family”?
    3. Why was Keen shocked that Dominic Wilkinson valued Liz over Katarina?
  4. Donald Ressler
    1. Ressler is showing double standards with Victor Skovic and Bogdan Ivanovich Krilov.
    2. Why does Ressler want Krilov’s memories erased?
  5. Aram Mojtabai
    1. Why did Aram not notice that file 46-J was missing earlier?
    2. Why was Aram unable to print a copy of file 46-J?
    3. Why did Aram keep the note from the wedding?
    4. Why did Aram not search for Gregory Flynn in the Orion Relocation Services files?
  6. Alina Park
    1. Alina is showing false outrage. She is objecting to the words and ignoring the actions.
  7. Harold Cooper
    1. Why did Cooper not demand file 46-J?
  8. Victor Skovic
    1. How did Krilov intend to pay Ressler and/or Skovic?
    2. How do Skovic and Krilov know each other?
    3. How did the police identify Victor Skovic?
    4. How much time will be slashed off of Victor Skovic’s prison sentence?
    5. Why was Bogdan Ivanovich Krilov’s face on the computer screen so quickly at the Post Office?
    6. Why had Krilov been dreaming about meeting Ressler?
    7. Why did Krilov prefer solitary confinement?
    8. Will Tongji be arrested?
    9. Will the memory erasing be effective?
  9. Who ordered the murder of the FBI agents?
  10. Why did the police lose Berdy Chernov?

Slanders on the FBI and police[edit | edit source]

  1. Why did the FBI agents not ask for identification?
  2. Why did the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia (MPDC) not stop the ambulance?

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Cast[edit | edit source]

Main star[edit | edit source]

Guest star[edit | edit source]

Co-star[edit | edit source]

  • Peter Bradbury as Berdy Chernov
  • Genson Blimline as Morgan
  • Jonathan Holtzman as Chuck
  • Lee J.N. Mau as Tongji
  • Sharon Gee as Shopkeeper
  • Tony Roach as Officer In Charge (Dan Lynch)
  • David Kallaway as Pasha Kazanjian
  • Bruce Louis as Nshan Kazanjian
  • Sarah Kell/Emily Kell as Agnes Keen
  • Khalil McMillan as Agent King
  • Ryan Kessler as Agent Rapione
  • Omar Bustamante as Prison Guard
  • Todd A. Horman as Manager
  • Miguel Gonzalez as Third Officer
  • Josh Alscher as Skinny Mechanic
  • Manny Galan as Uniformed Officer

Gallery[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

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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