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Miss Rebecca Thrall” is the third episode of Season 5 of The Blacklist and the ninety-second episode overall.


Press Release[]

While the Task Force investigates a series of suspicious police shootings, Agent Ressler is distracted by increasing external pressures. With his back up against the wall, Red drafts Tom in executing an elaborate plan to help re-establish his criminal reputation.

Number on The Blacklist[]

  • 76

Unanswered Questions[]

  1. The episode was a reference to corporate-owned life insurance.
  2. Raymond Reddington
    1. What is the BLO?
      1. The Beltrán Leyva Organization, a Mexican drug cartel.
    2. How many more clients will come looking for Red?
  3. Rebecca Thrall
    1. A thrall was a slave and/or serf during the Viking Age.
    2. Why did Thrall not know about the bulletproof glass on the police car?
    3. Why did Thrall use police officers for the contract killings?
      1. A: Around the time the episode came out, police shootings and brutality were commonplace and heavily controversial. This episode reflects this.
    4. Will Waterday Financial be shut down?
    5. Will the other contract assassins be arrested?
  4. Donald Ressler
    1. Liz’s, Cooper’s, and Red’s conversations show the position that Ressler is trapped in.
    2. Ressler's statements on the police are hypocritical considering his past actions.
      1. A: He still has a strong moral code. He's never taken an innocent life and killed plenty of corrupt and evil people. His statement was more about cops killing innocent people.
    3. What is the background concerning the “poor man and red button” story?
      1. A: The story of “Button, Button”.
  5. Harold Cooper
    1. How did Cooper know about the jet plane?
  6. Mitchell Hatley
    1. Mitchell Hatley’s ability to blackmail Ressler can backlash. As Red said in “Mr. Kaplan: Conclusion”, Mitchell Hatley’s career relies on his ability to avoid publicity.

Slanders on the FBI[]


Main star[]

Guest star[]


  • Jay Ward as Officer Parker
  • Jennifer Knox as Piper
  • Ryan Jonze as Scott “Scottie” Stansbury
  • Tom Brangle as Mr. Stansbury
  • Julian Rozzell, Jr. as Robert Urwiller
  • Bruce Smolanoff as Police Impound Clerk
  • Raul Torres as Lead Thug
  • Brian McCormack as Police Chief
  • Janie Steele as Rhona
  • Bernard Bygott as ATF Agent/Matthew McClintock
  • Bari Hyman as Tupperware Lady


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  ·