Natalie Luca” is the twelfth episode of Season 4 of The Blacklist and the seventy-ninth episode overall.


Press ReleaseEdit

The Task Force chases an elusive assassin who kills by imparting a fatal disease on her victims. Meanwhile, Red enlists Tom for an undercover operation inside his criminal organization.

Number on The BlacklistEdit

  • 184

Unanswered QuestionsEdit

  1. ”Natalie Luca” and “Susan Hargrave
    1. Edgar Legate assassinated an oil minister from Saudi Arabia while in Kuala Lumpur.
    2. Raymond Reddington and Howard Hargrave were attacked in Kuala Lumpur by assassins using machetes.
    3. Susan Scott Hargrave and Baldur Magnusson have heard numerous versions of the story.
  2. Raymond Reddington
    1. Why did Red have the majority of his money entrusted to a single person?
      1. A: We don't know if it is the majority.
    2. What was the point of the meeting with Baldur Magnusson?
      1. A: To determine whether Baldur was responsible for the death of Red's associate.
    3. Who is Cristobal?
      1. A: Implied to be an associate of Baldur's, perhaps a hired assassin.
    4. Why does Red fear Isabella Stone?
      1. A: She was the wife of an associate and she blames him for his “death“. She has many resources at her disposal, making her a formidable enemy to Red.
  3. Natalie Luca
    1. Why did Luca need to kiss her victims to kill them?
      1. A: The mutated Luschen's disease Natalie Luca carried was transmitted via physical contact such as sweat or saliva.
  4. Samar Navabi
    1. Why does Samar see felonies as a symbol of romance? How is a felony romantic?
      1. A: It was more the romance between Malik and Natalie that was romantic, not the felony itself.
  5. Harold Cooper
    1. Why was Cooper willing to lose Red’s aid? The task force needs Red and Red has blackmail information. Cooper’s attempt at power projection is based on a shaky foundation.
  6. Will Hawthorne Biologics and Whitehall be shut down? Their government contracts give them political leverage.

Slanders on the FBIEdit

  1. Why was the FBI deceived by the false HAZMAT (hazardous materials) team?
    1. A: The HAZMAT team showed up at the right time, so it had to be the right team.
  2. Why did the FBI not detect the alarm system at Malik's house?


Main starEdit

Guest starEdit

  • Daniel Davis as Baldur Magnusson
  • Elizabeth Lail as Natalie Luca
  • RJ Brown as Malik Roumain
  • Geraldine Hughes as Dr. Nina Buckner
  • Florencia Lozano as Doctor
  • James Lloyd Reynolds as Hawthorne


  • Adam Trese as Volker Graves
  • Thomas Philip O'Neill as Abe
  • Jeff Williams as Myron Gordon
  • Nick Reynolds as Zack Smoll
  • Camari Brown as Driver
  • Zoë Sophia Garcia as Masseuse
  • John Cannon as Johann
  • Simon Fortin as Concierge
  • Erick J. Huertas as Cook
  • Amar Srivastava as Sebastian
  • Daren Donofrio as Guard #1
  • Damiyr Shuford as Team Leader
  • Elle Campagna as Young Natalie Luca


External LinksEdit

Season 4 Episodes
 · Esteban  · Mato  · Miles McGrath  · Gaia  · The Lindquist Concern  · The Thrushes  · Dr. Adrian Shaw  · Dr. Adrian Shaw: Conclusion  · Lipet's Seafood Company  · The Forecaster  · The Harem  · Natalie Luca  · Isabella Stone  · The Architect  · The Apothecary  · Dembe Zuma  · Requiem  · Philomena  · Dr. Bogdan Krilov  · The Debt Collector  · Mr. Kaplan  · Mr. Kaplan: Conclusion  ·


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