Here’s Why Fans Think Liz Keen’s Death Is Inevitable on ‘The Blacklist’
With just a few episodes remaining until the Season 8 finale of The Blacklist, viewers have begun to scrutinize plots with skepticism. Former FBI Agent Elizabeth Keen’s (Megan Boone) decision to wage war against criminal mastermind Raymond Reddington has drawn a lot of attention (James Spader). However, there might be an explanation for Liz’s outbursts, and it isn’t what you think.
[Warning: The Blacklist episode 18, “Protean,” contains spoilers.]
On ‘The Blacklist,’ Liz is No. 1, but fans believe the authors struggle with consistency.
Season 8 fans of ‘The Blacklist’ believe the old Reddington theory still holds water.
There’s no denying that Boone’s character on The Blacklist has gone through a thousand transformations. Liz has had identity problems since the beginning of the series, when she was a happily married, new FBI recruit from Quantico, to the “evil” egg blacklister she is now. Some fans believe it’s more of a script issue than a Liz issue.
Liz sat next to her dead sister Jennifer’s body in episode 18, “Protean,” which aired Friday, May 21, and spoke aloud, according to a Redditor.
“I was expecting her to be conversing with Kate. They said, “I believe it would have been good for consistency, showing a progressive mental breakdown.” “Those hallucinations from that episode stand out like a sore thumb now. Consistency! Resolutions! Please, writers of TBL.”
Kate (Susan Blommaert), who’s otherwise known as Mr. Kaplan, re-appeared in season 8, episode 14, as one of Liz’s hallucinations. She was killed off in season 4.
“This is where budgets compromise quality,” another commented.
“Maybe a rogue writer wrote that episode — there was no lead up to it, and no acknowledgement of it after,” another mused.
That’s not the only complaint about continuity. Throughout eight seasons, fans have been quick to point out discrepancies in the storyline or character development. However, such is not the case with Liz’s early story. In fact, some think humble beginnings led to where she is now — and where’s… This story is a short summary. Hope you enjoyed.