Other viewers including fitbit1974 disagreed with the Reddit user and they said: “Well there are more than one writer and most of the stuff was written NOT by JB. If JB wrote an episode than mostly with others together.”
Jen5225 commented: “I would guess that the humour, especially with Red, comes from Spader having a lot of control over his lines. He is the person who found the humour in Red, not JB, from what I’ve seen in interviews.”
As The Blacklist remains NBC’s third longest-running series, there could be a lot of pressure to compete and outdo the competitors.
Although Jon never gave a detailed reason for his departure, he told Entertainment Weekly: “It’s really hard after eight years to find new surprises, and I think these two episodes have some of the biggest surprises we’ve had in eight years.”
The Blacklist season 9 episode six will air Thursday, December 9 at 8pm EST on NBC in the USA. A UK release date is yet to be confirmed.