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Lawrence Dane Devlin” is the twenty-first episode of Season 5 of The Blacklist and the hundred and tenth episode overall.


Press Release[]

When Samar lands in the crosshairs of an unconventional Blacklister, Aram and the Task Force spring into action to find her before it's too late. Meanwhile, Red journeys to Costa Rica to prevent the duffel bag of bones from being sold to the highest bidder at an underground auction.

Number on The Blacklist[]

  • 26

Unanswered Questions[]

  1. Elizabeth Keen
    1. How did Keen find the auction?
  2. Raymond Reddington
    1. Why does Red know Sutton Ross?
    2. What will Red do with the Assyrian relief?
    3. Why did Red raise the price on the Assyrian relief?
    4. Why is the skeleton so important? Ian Garvey and Sutton Ross have not gone public with the truth.
      1. A: They contain what truly happened in Liz's past and how Katarina died.
      2. A: In “Sutton Ross”, it's revealed that the bones belonged to the real Raymond Reddington and that the imposter has been posing as him for 30 years.
  3. Lawrence Dane Devlin
    1. Why did nobody find the bodies on the Devlin property?
      1. A: Unknown. Even Liz asked that. Perhaps because it is so remote, no one would think to look.
    2. Will the FBI locate Devlin’s corpse?
      1. A: Most likely. The FBI knows where he was hiding the bodies, so his corpse would also be found eventually.
  4. Nicholas Tyler Moore
    1. Why did Moore have a cyanide pill in his bible?
      1. A: He planned to commit suicide by ingesting it.
      2. Q: Why place the pill in the bible?
      3. A: It was implied that Moore had placed the pill there long before he was arrested.
  5. Samar Navabi
    1. Why was Samar not able to overpower Devlin?
      1. A: Devlin has more body mass, making him harder to take down. He also has a gun and she had no weapons, leaving her at a disadvantage,
    2. Will Samar ever recover?
      1. A: According to Ressler, Samar would survive, but may have to rely on life support for the rest of her life due to how long she was deprived of oxygen and possible brain damage as a result.
      2. A: In “Sutton Ross”, Samar regains consciousness and no longer needs life support.
      3. A: She does, but she suffers permanent side-effects afterward.
  6. Aram Mojtabai
    1. What will be the aftermath of Aram helping Moore commit suicide?
      1. A: He will most likely get yelled at by Cooper and get some form of punishment, but nothing too major. His mistake did yield results that saved Samar in the end. Any later and she could have died.
    2. Why did nobody care about the interrogation room video camera being deactivated?

Slanders on the FBI[]


Main star[]

Guest star[]


  • Nathan Wallace as Isaiah Hull
  • Jeremy Gram Weaver as Kit
  • Gillian Glasco as Agent Miller
  • Steve Lord as Armed Guard #1
  • Nicholas B.A. Nicholson as Auctioneer
  • Brett Azar as Armed Guard #2


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  ·