A producer, Rachel Goldberg, works to manipulate relationships on a dating show in order to film outrageous footage as the series begins.
Plots collide as the FBI team and Raymond "Red" Reddington attempt to prevent the Chinese from retrieving a germ war expert with knowledge of the creation and testing of biological weapons outlawed by internationally law and agreements. She is not just a relations and legal distaste for the Chinese, but also their best designer. The Chinese hire the Pavlovich brothers who have yet to ever fail in a mission.
Meanwhile, at home with Raymond "Red" Reddington and Agent Elizabeth Keen, they are tracking her husband, Tom Keen, and Elizabeth wants to deal with him on her own. Raymond gives her the chance by hiring the Pavlovich brothers to kidnap her husband, Tom, and deliver themselves and Tom to Agent Elizabeth Keen.
Tune in and watch how Elizabeth deals with Tom, what he tells her (if anything), and how Red walks away (yet again) "smelling clean to the underworld."moreless
Believing Schiller murdered her husband, Marta seeks out Andrei and Luther to help kill Schiller during the gun exchange. Marta goes to Alexandra to talk about taking over Schiller's drug business. To win her back, Irwin does his best to convince Kat he will make up for the damage he's done.moreless
As Marta learns the truth about Natalie's kidnapper, she also learns gripping new information about Evan's death. Gabriel decides to handle dangerous matters himeself while Kat and Ramos renew their forbidden relationship.
Against her family's wishes, Marta goes to Schiller for help when Natalie goes missing. Gabriel contemplates telling where Schiller's missing cocaine is hidden. Irwin consoles Felicity after Andrei mistreats her.
Marta agrees to wear a wire to help build a case against Schiller. Schiller is amazed at Marta's business sense and as she dips in deeper to his business, she finds herself working with a woman who has a long history with Schiller.moreless
Marta's plan to flee the country with her children is ruined when Irwin, released early, decides to expand the business via a deal with Schiller. Irwin and Andrei's seething tension comes to a head. Mike robs his own home to pay off his debts.moreless
Marta needs to devise a plan to import an illegal drug shipment for Schiller as payment for her husband's debt. Quick thinking is called for when the smuggle hits a snag. As Boris starts to remember things about his father's murder, the FBI draw Marta's children into the investigation against her.moreless
When stay-at-home Marta Walraven's marijuana exporting husband, Evan, is viciously killed in their driveway, her whole world changes. She has spent her whole life staying out of her father's organized crime world but things are about to change. With her primary concern being her children, she is reluctant to go against the "Bratva" (Russian mob) code when the FBI promises justice in exchange for her cooperation. As it turns out, Marta's brother, Irwin Petrov, and their best friend, Mike Tomlin, stole millions of dollars of cocaine from crime boss Nicholae Schiller. Even with Evan dead, the debt to Schiller is still not paid. Marta now has to figure how to find her way around the criminal underworld to repay this debt.moreless
Believing she'll be free from Schiller's control, Marta agrees to import a shipment for him in exchange for his stolen drugs. In order to accomplish her task successfully, she asks Mike and her father to teach her the criminal business, which means finding a customs official to pay off. Andrei's bodyguard keeps watch over Marta's family while Kat helping out at Marta's house causes problems with her new husband. Wanting to know more, Natalie asks FBI Agent Ramos if her father was involved in illegal activities.moreless
Jane and Maura investigate whether arson played any role in the death of a firefighter killed in a warehouse fire. Not too long after, a hit-and-run complicates the case. FBI Agent Gabriel Dean returns eager to renew his relationship with Jane.moreless
When a performer's mother is killed at a dance competition, Jane and the rest of the team are called on to investigate. A police officer is shot and Korsak's stepson is the prime suspect.moreless
Jane takes Maura to her high-school reunion but they end up working a case when a former classmate is found dead. Korsak's ex-wife pays him a visit while an old flame of Jane's returns.moreless
The FBI joins with the team to investigate a bank robbery that left the manager dead. Trouble strikes just as Tommy's relationship with Maura is developing.
The shooting of a community activist brings out a witness who's willing to testify. TV host Bill O'Reilly airs his disapproval of the police department.
When a prison inmate is murdered, a serial killer claims to have information useful to the case. Frankie readies himself for the detective exam.
After a young dockworker is killed, evidence surfaces that the mob has connections to dock operations, which brings up questions regarding involvement by Maura's biological father. Jane does everything she can to get out of sensitivity training. Meanwhile, Maura and Tommy start spending time together.moreless
With no obvious clues as to why a man was killed, Jane and Maura must delve into his background to get answers. Jane senses that Maura's keeping something from her.
Jane and Maura delve into the modern world of witches and witch hunting. Frankie gets a surprise visit from his ex-girlfriend.
Maura's extensive knowledge of American history comes in handy when an American Revolutionary re-enactment turns into a crime scene. Maura's mother is in town for an art installation opening.