Just finished watching The Blacklist episode 10 -- Anslo Garrick: Part 2 -- and up until this point I thought the writers were pushing a little too hard to try to make everyone think that Red is Lizzie's father, when in fact it was going to turn out that he wasn't.
However, contrary to what Reddington said at the end of the episode, I'm officially changing my opinion. I think Reddington is Lizzie's dad.
- Reddington is too smart a guy to have said anything other than what he said, and whatever it is he's trying to accomplish would have been compromised had he said the opposite (regardless of its accuracy).
- At the end of The Stewmaker Red takes a photo from an album that was in the stewmaker's possession. The photo was clearly one taken by the stewmaker as a "trophy" picture, indicating the girl in the photo was deceased. However in the pilot episode when Ressler was describing Red's history, he said that one Christmas Reddington was on his way home but never showed up -- he said nothing about his (Red's) family being dead.
- Side note: I'm not sure where I was going with that one.
- There was too long a pause between the question Lizzie asked and the answer she received.
I'm probably wrong, but anything could happen. Either way, great show. Good article here, too.