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The Debt Collector” is the twentieth episode of Season 4 of The Blacklist and the eighty-fourth episode overall.


Press Release[]

When Liz becomes the target of a mercenary known as the Debt Collector, Red turns to an unlikely source for help. Meanwhile, Ressler faces an unexpected complication in his efforts to stay ahead of Agent Gale's investigation.

Number on The Blacklist[]

  • 46

Unanswered Questions[]

  1. Elizabeth Keen
    1. Keen is in the position of having to choose between Red’s death or Nemec’s death.
  2. Raymond Reddington
    1. Why did Red have only 1 contact for Europe?
  3. Edgar Grant
    1. How many of Grant’s clients will be arrested?
    2. Why did the barrel stay undiscovered in the same location for 15 years?
  4. Kathryn Nemec
    1. Where did Nemec previously encounter Grant?
    2. Where is Nemec getting her employees from?
      1. A: She has been in Red's service for 20 years. She knows which employees will side with her.
  5. Julian Gale
    1. Is Gale a rogue agent or employed by Red’s enemies? His attempt to assassinate Red could either be revenge or orders from somebody else.
      1. A: Possibly employed by one of Red's enemies to kill him.
      2. A: No. He is driven to finally end his hunt against Reddington by whatever means necessary.
    2. Gale, like Ressler, is allowing his obsession to damage his career.
    3. Why was Gale unaware of Ressler’s arrest?
      1. A: He thought Ressler was avoiding him and making up an excuse. When Gale was attacked by Ressler and told of what happened, he later apologized for his behavior.
      2. Q: Gale followed Ressler to the cabin. That means he suspects Ressler.

Slanders on the FBI[]

  1. How did Grant evade the FBI protection at Keen’s apartment?
    1. A: It was Red's protection, not the FBI's. Red's protection did this on purpose so that Liz would get kidnapped, thus leading Red to the Debt Collector and Kathryn Nemec.


Main star[]

Guest star[]


  • Rob Sedgwick as Tyson Pryor
  • Daniel Covin as Tyler Obermeir
  • John Roque as Roque
  • Reese Madigan as Pascal (FKA. Pasquale)
  • Tia Speros as Joyce Grant
  • Lindsay Mushett as Lisa Parker
  • Drew Beasley as Ike
  • Annabelle Zasowski as Jenna
  • Joe Gately as Detective Gibbs
  • Sala Iwamatsu as Medical Examiner
  • Christian Whelan as Forensic Tech
  • Porter Kelly as Forensic Tech
  • Barrett Martin as ND Agent
  • Marc Basil as Leslie
  • Selena Nelson as Administrator
  • Mary-Liz Lewis as Mr. Kaplan Body Double
  • John Trejo as Ricardo



External Links[]

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  ·