BrainDead: The Power of Euphemism Season 1, Ep 7
...How Torture Became a Matter of Debate in American Politics. Tense AF, as Laurel is taken into custody by the FBI (Kurt Fuller in supercreepy mode) and prepared for enhanced interrogation -- specifically, "controlled immersion", a new, less-drowny version of waterboarding. Gareth teams up with Luke to get an Intelligence Committee hearing on the use of torture, which Red manipulates as usual. But! Gustav and Rochelle have figured out some of the bugs' language and use it to make the bug-infected committee members raise their hands at the wrong times, then walk repeatedly into walls. [more inside]
The Blacklist: Ruslan Denisov (No. 67) Season 2, Ep 11
Keen and Ressler go to Uzbekistan to negotiate for a captured CIA agent, but encounter meddling all around. Meanwhile, a DC detective investigates the disappearance of the harbormaster.
The Blacklist: Luther Braxton (No. 21) Conclusion Season 2, Ep 10
Braxton kidnaps Lizzie and subjects her to an experimental hypnotherapy procedure to recover her memory of the fire and The Fulcrum. [more inside]