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Case Profile for Dembe Zuma and Requiem
After months of searching for Dembe Red and the team look for the Sanctum Corporation, a group that specializes in hiding people better than witness protection ever could. They hid someone close to Dembe that could help Red get the answers he needs as to who poisoned him. However when both Dembe and Red find out the truth, we are plunged into a retrospective of Mr. Kaplan’s past to understand her current plight, and her attempt to get revenge against her former employer.
Katarina returns to give us another glimpse into the events that led up to our current story of how Red entered into Liz’s life, including the first time Katarina met Mr. Kaplan, an explanation as to why no one knows whom Liz’s dad really is, and another peak at that fateful night at Cape May. We also learn about Sam and how Liz came to be in his custody leading to the hour that Mr. Kaplan and Red meet face to face and begin building his now current criminal empire. This two-hour return of The Blacklist had us on the edge of our seats so listen in for all the details.
Dembe Zuma and Requiem In Pictures
Here are a just a few of our favorite scenes from this week.
Welcome to Red’s Rhetoric that part of the show where we play two scenes from this week’s episode of The Blacklist and then you get to vote which one is your favorite in our poll below. Our first clip this week comes from the first hour when Red Shares with Liz who his confessor is. Our second comes at the end of hour 2 as Red and Kaplan have a war of words. Which was your favorite if you felt for Red during his discussion with Liz vote #RedConfessor or if you think Red’s organization is impenetrable vote #RedCastles.
Which scene from Red was your favorite this week?
- #RedConfessor (60%, 58 Votes)
- #RedCastles (40%, 39 Votes)
Total Voters: 97
The Music of Dembe Zuma and Requiem
Surprisingly no actual songs of note that I could pick out were in Dembe Zuma, all the music was saved for the second hour Requiem. We hear two versions of I Will Survive, the original from Gloria Gaynor in Kate’s past as it transitions to the present and the cover version from Cake in the present working in the hotel room. We also heard Sophie B Hawkins “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover” during the bar scene with Annie Kaplan. We then hear “Small Town” from Blues Saraceno as Kate contemplates moving to Amarillo with Annie. And then the finale at the ice rink we hear Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’” which was a perfect ending.
Each week of The Blacklist Exposed will take a deep look at both the minor and major plot lines to this fantastic series. Be sure to subscribe and review us in iTunes, Stitcher, or through whichever podcast app you prefer. Also check out our other Golden Spiral Media Podcasts.
A special thanks to Veruca Crews for creating our podcast cover art. If you love it, be sure to check out the rest of her Blacklist and other artwork on her tumblr page.
Thanks for listening! We’ll talk to you soon. In the meantime, be sure to keep yourself off, The Blacklist.