Blindspot: Season 2 (2016 - 2017)


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Air date: Sep 14, 2016

In the second-season opener, Jane's recaptured by the FBI and they ask her to become a triple agent, supplying them with info while spying on her old terrorist group.

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Air date: Sep 21, 2016

A corrupt DEA agent wants to sell missiles to a drug cartel, so the team try to halt this plan. However, working together proves difficult for them because of their ongoing rift with Jane and the awkward addition of Nas.

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Air date: Sep 28, 2016

A series of bombings occur throughout New York City, and Weller and the team race to stop them. Meanwhile, Jane's loyalty is tested with an assassination mission.

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Air date: Oct 5, 2016

A museum-gala assassin is sought by the team. Meanwhile, Nas and Weller work on their coleadership; and Jane begins to see some positive aspects of her old organization.

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Air date: Oct 12, 2016

A politician is nearly killed by an assassin for the Irish mob during a rally, so the team join forces with U.S. Marshal Allie Knight to hunt down a mob leader.

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Air date: Oct 19, 2016

A fugitive whistle-blower is sought by Weller and Nas in Bulgaria. Meanwhile, Jane joins Roman for a Sandstorm mission; and Reade and Zapata tend to a pressing matter.

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Air date: Oct 26, 2016

Rich Dotcom returns because he needs assistance from the FBI with a crucial matter.

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Air date: Nov 9, 2016

Jane and Weller vanish while working undercover, so the team try to locate their whereabouts by questioning two criminals who were with them and have crucial info. Meanwhile, Weitz resurfaces with a vendetta against the team.

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Air date: Nov 16, 2016

Jane sends a covert SOS to her FBI team when she learns about an imminent attack Sandstorm is ready to launch.

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Air date: Jan 4, 2017

Patterson has vanished, as has a newly amnesiac Roman, so the team search for the both, hoping to find them before Shepherd does.

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In series 2 of Blindspot, Jane, Weller and the rest of the FBI team continue to trace the tattoos on Jane's body in order to solve the crimes they are linked to, and bring down the whole criminal conspiracy at the heart of this mystery.

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Critic Reviews for Blindspot Season 2

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

But more than that [Panjabi] is taking some pretty big story swings with this premiere, swings that will pay off for established fans while also serving new viewers in a clever way.

Jun 13, 2018 | Full Review…
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Good second season start.

Sep 14, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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[A lot is set] in motion for the rest of the season.

Jun 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Ashley Johnson also has a chance to shine as Patterson. She's a powerhouse when it comes to cleaning up Sandstorm's mess, and it had me saying I want her on my team for the zombie apocalypse.

Jun 21, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Did all of that make your head spin as much as it did mine?

Sep 16, 2016 | Full Review…

As this episode demonstrated, Blindspot is better than most when uncorking episodes jammed with legitimate steps forward in its narrative trajectory. But beware the Mystery Trap.

Sep 16, 2016 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Blindspot: Season 2

  • Jul 25, 2020
    Incredible second season
  • Jun 30, 2020
    In spite of a unnecessary twist in the final minutes of the season, the show, remains mysterious, clever and exhilarating. Not Citizen Kane but definitely a great way to spend the evening.
  • Feb 24, 2020
    It's great and keep you attention all the time.
  • Jan 22, 2020
    many inconsistencies less than in s1 but still, the only character interesting is definitly patterson and the false romance between the main protagonist is so predictible
  • Aug 04, 2019
    This series has a really interesting plot, unfortunately producers and writers are trying to turn FBI's tech savy into some sort of NCIS's Abby and there's only one Abby Sciuto, lame attempt to create sympathy for a character that lacks Abby's charisma, no matter how hard they try she's simply unlikable
  • Jun 25, 2018
    Is this the woman Groucho Marx used to sing about? The longer this show runs the inprobial tats turn into IMPOSSIBLE tats. If the tattoo ARTIST can see that far into the future, why DOESN'T he go to Vegas and retire rich?
  • Dec 14, 2017
    Since before most members of the current television audience was born one of the favorite themes for most forms of entertainment included stories of espionage. For as long as humans settled conflicts through war there have been spies. Having covert agents infiltrate the enemies to gather information or sabotage their progress has been standard. The problem inherent in portraying spies ensuring the story is conducive to telling in an episodic fashion and the ability to prolong the story through multiple seasons. These issues were exacerbated in the NBC series, ‘Blindside.’ The premise is reasonably straightforward. A duffle bag discovered New York City’s Time Square containing a naked woman covered completely in cryptic tattoos. The FBI team assigned to investigate the situation learn that the tattoos encoded various clues to matters important to national security. The obvious source of the problem in this setup is despite the tight proximity between tattoos there is only so much available skin for use as a canvas. The =woman in question has more ink than the cumulative designs found on a biker gang. The format rapidly fell into the weekly deciphering of design, the analysis to uncover the hidden meaning and the subsequent mission to foil the indicated plot. The freshman season was fleshed out, (pun unintentional), with the usual inter-agency relationships and delving into uncovering the illustrated woman’s true identity and past. This is understandably self-limiting as such crucial information cannot remain a secret for long without annoying the audience. What the creative team of writers accomplished was to transition those revelations into a deeper, substantially more involved shadow organization whose purpose is a conspiracy theorist dream. The more information uncovered about ‘Jane Doe,’ the further down the rabbit hole you plunge. The first season finally was exciting, creating the requisite interest to hold over the break to this second season. What could have easily degraded into a one-horse pony managed to become a thoroughbred? After the first season concluded with Jane (Jaimie Alexander), was arrested by the FBI on the charge of counter-espionage and immediately whisked away by the CIA to a black sit in a remote region in Oregon. There Jane was subjected to torture daily for three months. Ever resourceful, Jane contrives a means of escape. Before Jane could implement her plan, she has tortured once again. The pain induced triggers the retrieval of another suppressed memory. Jane escapes and is at large for a couple of weeks until found by as Kamal (Archie Panjabi), leader of a black ops sector of the NSA, Zero Division. She manages to hide Jane in a motel in Camden, New Jersey, where she was currently working to maintain a low profile and avoid detection from Law Enforcement. Both women have common ties to Sandstorm; a terrorist organization led Major General Ellen Briggs (Michelle Hurd). The mandate of the group was to end corruption in the United States at all costs with no regards for human lives. This resets the fundamental dynamic managed by the interaction of circumstances and the subsequent impact on the character development. Adding another group expands the potential to take the narrative in different directions. It is a clever means to avoid spirally into the monotonous road to cancellation. Proven means to revitalize a spy thriller is to infuse the established plot developments with additional conspiratorial organizations to complicate matters. One of the prominent plot lines explored is Jane’s background. The deeper the audience is taken in her life before the tattoos and memory wipe to elaborate on how she came to be in her current situation. The revelation of her real name is finally made, Alice Kruger. Although over the course of time she has been referred to by a plethora of aliases. Some used to engage in numerous undercover missions but mostly to remain alive. Born in Pretoria, South Africa and adopted by an American soldier after the death of her birth parents along with her younger brother, Ian (Luke Mitchell), the names commonly used between them was Remi and Roman respectively. Roman had been involved as an intermediator for a Sandstorm contact center. In typical fashion, particularly in the context of this series, Roman’s allegiance shifts between Sandstorm and the FBI. It appears to be a family tradition, Rome is given a treatment with a top-secret treatment, ZIP. The experimental substance was originally developed to treat victims of Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome, PTSS. Upon being revived the first person he sees is a strange woman covered in tattoos. This is a classic turnabout, a reversal of roles. Roman was instrumental in assisting his sister Remi in remembering. Now, Roman has become dependent on his sister to piece his own life together. When he remembers that she was the one responsible for administering the ZIP, their lifelong relationship is in jeopardy. In the FBI side, several of the primary cast embers encounter the usual prime-time television mixture of profession obstacles, betrayal, and personal entanglements. At the top of this list is Former FBI New York office Assistant Director Kurt Weller (Sullivan Stapleton). He had a relationship with Jane that complicated matters greatly. After the arrest, detainment, and torture by the CIA, Kurt talks Jane into renewing her connections with Sandstorm as an FBI double agent. Again, this is such a common trope in espionage stories that it is practically considered a requirement. As far as this plot contrivance is concerned, it permits an additional source of a ‘clear and present danger’ placing her life in constant danger from all sides. It also affords a natural pathway to bring Jane/Remi out of the FBI team to directly engage the enemy an be regarded by her teammates as an outsider. Weller has been actively pursuing Sandstorm for six years and was brought in at the beginning of Jane’s involvement due to an unobscured tattoo on her back of his name. In the modern world, there is an archetype whose role has been enlarged from background exposition to one critical to how the story unfolds, the computer technician. Instead of just a few lines of dialogue revealing a clue ferreted out by the computer, this role is currently critical to most of the forces driving the action. The Head of the FBI’s Forensic Science Unit is the mononymous Paterson (Ashley Johnson). Rather than being content remaining in the safety of her computer laboratory, Patterson is almost always center stage during briefings and strategy meetings. She has mistakenly involved a now deceased boyfriend in her classified work and has shared the experiences common to field agents including being kidnapped death threats and grievous bodily harm. Smart and intuitive her initial role was to analyze the tattoos uncovering their meanings. Far from accepting the stereotype of the socially awkward computer nerd Patterson has pushed herself to excel in weapons training and hand to hand combat. The treatment and personal growth of this character is a significant departure from the hackneyed stereotype of a computer professional. The third season has already begun, and once again the writers have demonstrated their determination to provide the audience with novel entertainment.
  • Jul 07, 2017
    love the second season! Cant wait for the next
  • Jul 01, 2017
    Another good season although, again, some of the plot line was a little ridiculous
  • May 20, 2017
    You would think that blindspot is just another one of those boring cop shows but it's not. This show does have a creative twist. A woman is dropped off in a duffle bag at Times Square with no memory. She has no idea who she is or how she got there. I think that this series is great, it's all about mystery, family, trust and it's got some good action. If you like shows about mystery, crime and action then I would recommend this to you????

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