Who is Red’s mysterious new recruit? The Blacklist Season 8 Episode 16 will reveal who this person is. But, it seems that he has already got a hint about it. Does Red have some evil plan going on his mind? It seems so. At what extreme will he be seen to go in this episode? We have all the details covered below.
The Blacklist Season 8 Episode 16: Upcoming Plot And Preview
The Blacklist Season 8 Episode 16 is titled “Nicholas Obenrader.” A new appearance is about to make space in the storyline. Red does this new hiring in order to infiltrate Neville Townsend’s organization. And this new recruit will do all he can to take off Liz and Townsend from him. Red definitely has high hopes from this new hiring. Can he trust this new person? Does Red know enough to risk all with this mysterious addition? Meanwhile, Liz, along with the Task Force will find new evidence for N-13.
The episode’s official synopsis reads, “Liz and the Task Force track new leads in their investigation of N-13. Meanwhile, Red takes steps to infiltrate Townsend’s criminal organization.”
Meanwhile, the title of The Blacklist Season 8 Episode 17 is “Ivan Stepanov.” And, the next one is “The Protean.”
The Blacklist Season 8 Episode 16: Who Is This New Recruit?
There has been various speculation on who this new recruit is. The revealed pictures of the coming episode also brought a new face to the floor. The new one seen is Rana Roy as Priya Laghari. Is she the one who Red has hired? It seems so. However, she is also seen to be beside Liz in one of the photos. It indeed makes a confusion whether Priya is with Liz or Red. She definitely is in some link with Red as she has been calling and visiting him.
On the other hand, many think the title of the episode ‘Nicholas Obenrader’ to be based on a person’s name. And, there are chances for this person to be Red’s new recruiter. Although, not much is known about this character. Therefore, we can not say anything with surety.
The last released episode of the season was “The Russian Knot.” Red informs Liz about Roanoke, who could be a threat. Red and Liz further get involved to keep tabs on Roanoke. Liz then gets to know about Red using a special machine to communicate with a Russian handler. This cipher machine is now put on display in a museum. Read further saves the machine from Liz’s hands by manipulating Task Force to steal it. Meanwhile, Resseler helps Liz to decode the communication Red used to connect with the Russian handler. Liz and Resseler are making all the effort to prove that Red is the Russian agent named N-13.
The Blacklist Season 8 Episode 16: Release Date
The Blacklist Season 8 Episode 16 will release on Friday, May 7, 2021, at 8 pm Et on NBC. Moreover, the further episodes of the season will continue to follow the same Friday release slot. The season is reaching its end. Although, there seems to be no more hiatus on the way. So, stay tuned in this space for more information.