FBI Director Cooper has put Lizzie back on the streets to try to catch him, in the hope that Reddington will reach out to her so they can capture Red again. He has been, as the cop shows always say, in the wind.
Lizzie is ultimately to discover that The Good Samaritan is a locum tenens ER nurse, who moves about hospitals where he is needed by contract. Which is probably why he hasn’t been caught.
looking into the Good Samaritan case. Red gives her a significant hint about the case,
saying that maybe she should look into how the Samaritan tortures his
victims to see if there is some pattern there.
latest Samaritan victim was given the exact same injuries her child
suffered from. Indicating that the child was abused by his now dead mother.
up a dummy bank transaction to set up Aram. Red shoots Henry in the leg
at the dinner table where stroganoff is about to be served by Henry’s unknowing wife.
he says. “Newton Phillips,” says Henry. Red leaves Henry alive. Red strolls out, telling the wife he will have to have that stroganoff another time. He just loves stroganoff.
She thinks it’s Tom, willing to talk instead of taking the flight to Nebraska to interview for a teaching position at a school there. When she sees it is Reddington, she asks where he’s been. (Oh my, where hasn’t he been!)
Reddington glibly, with that straight poker face he characteristically uses, tells her he has been cleaning up his house. But that she has not. (We assume this means Tom.)
Which brings us around to seemingly innocuous and bespectacled Tom. Who Red keeps warning her about.