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The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1: Premiere Episode To Begin Two Years Ahead Of The Last Season! What’s Next?

The Blacklist Season 9
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The insanely famous crime thriller, The Blacklist, will be set two years in time from the death of Elizabeth Keen in The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1. The previous season’s finale came as a shocker to the fans after witnessing Liz taking her last breath in Red’s arms. Soon after, the task force came to her rescue, but it was too late to save her. One of Neville’s henchmen shot in her back, ending up all the fuss about Liz taking over the Reddington Empire.

After a journey of eight long seasons, Megan Boone has finally bid farewell to The Blacklist. So how will the story move ahead without one of its central characters in the premiere episode of The Blacklist Season 9? Keep reading to discover all the details about the next episode, including the release date.

The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1 Preview: What Will Happen?

NBC had released the official synopsis for the premiere episode of The Blacklist Season 9 titled “The Skinner.” The series will kick off its ninth season two years after the death of Liz. Red is blaming himself for Liz’s death. He feels like he has nothing to lose after the death of the only person he really cared about. So, the premiere episode will see the fallout of Reddington and the task force.

Also, the task force has split up, as everyone is deeply affected by the loss of their leader. The team has lost track of Red, who has gone into a grief streak, hiding in his darkness. However, the squad will eventually come back together when one of the members gets injured in the line of duty. 

Moreover, the premiere episode of Blacklist will feature the team coming together to unravel a global mystery. But, Red will be seen with a different mindset. After losing Liz, he is blaming himself for her death and plans to get payback. Thus, we will see a fierce side of Red in the first episode, where he has nothing to lose and a motive to sacrifice his life. The Blacklist season 9 can turn out to be the ultimate season of the series yet.

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A Quick Recap!

The previous season went beyond any predictions. The finale of season 8 witnessed the death of Elizabeth Keen. She went to meet Red, after which she was shot in the back by one of Neville’s men. Before that, Red was planning to hand over his empire to Liz, so she could take over the reins and fight off the most heinous criminals with the help of the task force. Further, he told Liz to kill him and take his position to send a strong statement into the criminal underwork. However, the unimaginable death of Liz in the previous season left Red and the task force in disdain. And fans will continue to see the characters grieving the death of Liz in The Blacklist Season 9.

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The Blacklist Season 9 Episode 1: Premiere Date

The first episode of The Blacklist Season 9 will air on October 21, 2021, at 8/7c. Each new episode of season 9 will air weekly on Thursdays only at NBC, with a runtime of around 45 minutes. So prepare yourself for one of the most exciting premiere episode and keep coming back for more latest updates.

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