The Third Estate” is the seventeenth episode of Season 6 of The Blacklist and the hundred and twenty-eighth episode overall.


Press ReleaseEdit

Red and the Task Force spring into action to stop an anti-capitalist terrorist group from kidnapping and torturing the children of the one percent. Meanwhile, Ressler goes behind Liz's back to find out what happened to her mother, former KGB operative Katarina Rostova.

Number on The BlacklistEdit

  • 136

Unanswered QuestionsEdit

  1. The title is a reference to “What Is the Third Estate?”. The third estate consisted of the working class.
  2. Third Estate
    1. What happened to the man that Red found and threatened in his bed?
      1. A: He is alive as shown in “Robert Diaz”.
    2. How would Whitmore have justified sending in the National Guard for a hostage rescue?
    3. Will Red’s antiques dealer, Marie Mortel, get the rack as payment?
    4. What happened to the money that the victims paid?
  3. Donald Ressler
    1. Why did Ressler enter the building with the Hostage Rescue Team (HRT)?
  4. Anna McMahon
    1. Did Anna chose the Third Estate at random when deciding on a decoy file?
    2. What is Anna's scheme against the United States?

Slanders on the FBIEdit


Main starEdit

Guest starEdit

  • Richard Thomas as David Foy
  • Jennifer Ferrin as Anna McMahon
  • John Cullum as Ted King
  • Vicki Lewis as Marie Mortel
  • Henry Ayres-Brown as Des Foy
  • Karl Kenzler as Jacob Mercer
  • Betsy Aidem as Della Whitmore
  • Harold Surratt as Iman Sadiq Asmal
  • Talene Monahon as Adalynne Gerrick
  • Mark Elliot Wilson as Noel Gerrick


  • Ben Horner as Milian Sandquist
  • Larry Bull as HRT Commander
  • Amanda Barron as Evelyn Foy
  • John Wojda as Eric Copeland
  • Eric Freeman as Tyler Whitmore
  • Fang Du as Jake Li
  • Julian Gavilanes as Driver
  • Pilar Witherspoon as Susan Pelt
  • Patrick T. Johnson as Marcus Whitmore
  • Cassidy Thornton as Zoey Mercer
  • Marie Zoumanigui as Ella
  • Kristina Hanford as Young Woman
  • Dan Kellmer as Field Agent


External LinksEdit

Season 6 Episodes
 · Dr. Hans Koehler  · The Corsican  · The Pharmacist  · The Pawnbrokers  · Alter Ego  · The Ethicist  · General Shiro  · Marko Jankowics  · Minister D  · The Cryptobanker  · Bastien Moreau  · Bastien Moreau: Conclusion  · Robert Vesco  · The Osterman Umbrella Company  · Olivia Olson  · Lady Luck  · The Third Estate  · The Brockton College Killer  · Rassvet  · Guillermo Rizal  · Anna McMahon  · Robert Diaz  ·
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