The Hawaladar” is the eighth episode of Season 7 of The Blacklist and the hundred and forty-first overall.


Press ReleaseEdit

Desperate for information about the whereabouts of a longtime friend, Red directs the Task Force to find a blacklister who specializes in untraceable money transfers. Meanwhile, Liz receives some disturbing news from her daughter Agnes.

Number on The BlacklistEdit

  • 162

Unanswered QuestionsEdit

  1. The title is a reference to the hawala system.
  2. Bhavish Ratna
    1. How many clients will be arrested?
    2. How many restaurants will be shut down?
    3. Why did Ratna have to deliver the 3,500,000 dollars himself?
    4. Where will Ratna go? His network is destroyed and exposed.
    5. How many client names were in the notebook?
  3. Raymond Reddington
    1. What would Red have done if the FBI had arrested Ratna?
    2. What would Red have done if the FBI had captured the cash?
    3. Is Ilya Red or is Red somebody else?
    4. Who are Red’s 3 executioners?
      1. A: The 3 prison officials who would have given Red the 3 drugs used in lethal injections.
  4. Katarina Rostova
    1. Why is Katarina so important to the Townsend Directive? What threat does she represent?
    2. What happened in Belgrade?
      1. A: Dominic Wilkinson and Ilya Koslov tried to have Katarina killed by the KGB after their plan to fool everyone into thinking Reddington was alive didn’t work. But instead they killed her new husband by mistake.
    3. Why did Katarina’s agent say that Victor Skovic dealt in “junk science”? Bogdan Ivanovich Krilov was a reliable black market memory specialist.
  5. Alina Park
    1. What is Alina’s history? She is showing a high degree of perception for the new task force member.
    2. What is a hospital “code silver”?
      1. A: Code silver: weapon or hostage situation.

Slanders on the FBIEdit



Main starEdit

Guest starEdit


  • Peter Bradbury as Berdy Chernov
  • Clem Cheung as Zhao Wing
  • Emily Kell/Katherine Kell as Agnes Keen
  • Genson Blimline as Morgan
  • Jonathan Holtzman as Chuck
  • Nasreen Rahman as Accounting Woman
  • Mike Smith Rivera as Agent Truax
  • Jon Musgrave as Dying Officer
  • Jason Jiang as Alfred Yang
  • Tank Kelly as Eli Atticus
  • Ahsan Ali as Sai
  • Lawrence Wong as Bodyguard
  • Jenna Bosco as Woman
  • Bradley Cashman as College Student
  • Malcolm C. Murray as Gunman


External LinksEdit

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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