Blue Bloods recap: Jamie’s promotion and Frank’s decision cause strife
Will Estes
Will Estes as Jamie Reagan on Blue Bloods. Pic credit score: CBS

The lesson of Blue Bloods is easy: Frank Reagan at all times has an angle. 

After a harrowing Season 13 premiere the place Jamie was shot within the line of responsibility, the Reagans had been jarred by Frank making a controversial choice relating to Erin working for District Lawyer.

Whereas at first, it appeared Frank was making a foul transfer, it turned on the market was a way to his insanity. 

In the meantime, Jamie was given a shot at a giant promotion however on the doable price of conserving secrets and techniques from these near him.

Additionally, Danny and Baez tackled an assault on a star that had a shocking end.

This made First Blush a lesson in how issues are hardly ever what they appear, particularly on this present. 

Jamie will get a brand new job

In a resort, a maid was cleansing up a room when she discovered the mattress the other way up. She and a good friend had been horrified to seek out blood underneath it. 

Danny and Baez had been on the scene because the resort supervisor wished to maintain this quiet and was reluctant to say who was within the room, even claiming there was no proof it was a homicide.

Jamie was informed McNichols wished to see him a few switch. That despatched Eddie in fuming concerning the “deal” they made, just for McNichols to level out that, technically, she hadn’t promised something. 

Jamie stated he was being despatched to the Intelligence Bureau. Eddie was nonetheless scorching till Jamie stated he would nonetheless be in the identical precinct due to McNichols pulling strings. Eddie was truly about to hug the opposite girl earlier than she stopped her, and Jamie rapidly pulled Eddie out of the workplace.

Frank was wrapping up a gathering when he requested Moore to remain. Frank handed Moore his assertion on a matter, with Moore taking a deep breath as he knew it was going to be unhealthy. He requested if the events involved would get a heads-up. Frank stated no, and Moore felt even worse.

In her workplace, Erin was shocked studying the assertion from Moore, which was Frank refusing to make any endorsement in any respect on the district legal professional race. Moore felt Erin ought to find out about this, and perhaps she and Frank ought to hash it out. Erin hissed, “There’s nothing to hash.”

Danny received a subpoena for the resort information and pictures. He was stunned to see Dr. Knight (Shane Johnson), a sleep physician well-known on Instagram, within the squad room, alongside protection lawyer Craig Perlmutter (Scott Bryce).

Baez was a fan, whereas Danny extra assuredly was not. Perlmutter stated that Knight had dedicated no crime however was the man staying in that resort room. He admitted to being with a lady, and somebody had reduce him with a knife, displaying the scar to show it. 

Knight claimed he was attacked by a person who he believed was his “date’s” pimp. He stitched the wound up himself, giving an outline however had no title for the woman. 

Jamie headed to an workplace to fulfill Lt. Fleming (James Hiroyuki Liao), his liaison, who led him to the safe workplace often called “The Black Room.” He informed Jamie he needed to maintain his work quiet from everybody, together with Eddie. He additionally needed to work on at all times conserving his ideas hidden. 

Jamie was uncertain of this as Fleming stated that he needed to be taught to not choose individuals by appearances and that generally, utilizing somebody for info was higher than simply busting them. 

Henry marched into Frank’s workplace to inform him off about Erin, as Frank stated he needed to keep above the race. Henry chastised him for not even giving Erin a warning, with Frank saying he and Henry did the job in a different way. 

Henry snapped Frank was chopping Erin off and it really damage her. “I do know,” Frank sighed. When Henry requested if he’d make it proper, Frank insisted, “It’s proper.”

Frank’s choice divides the household

Danny and Baez discovered a video of Knight with a woman on the resort bar. He determined to speak to Arriana (Kim Director), a madam he’d recognized for some time. She admitted the lady appeared acquainted however couldn’t place her.

Eddie admitted to Jamie she was fearful about his new job, with Jamie teasing her on considering she may speak McNichols into something. They had been each fearful concerning the job driving a wedge between them.

Knight was speaking to Danny and Baez when his daughter got here house, and Knight tried to brush it off as nothing. The detectives knew there was no pimp, the woman had attacked Knight, and he was attempting to maintain it out of the papers, giving him time to consider it.

Moore confused Frank by mentioning the 1988 Presidential debate gaffe that price Michael Dukakis the race. Moore identified that not speaking about his daughter working for D.A. made Frank look unfeeling, which was a public relations nightmare.

Frank knew Moore had talked to Erin as Moore warned him that, prefer it or not, Frank was going to be ripped aside by the press for not defending his daughter. Frank stated he was, simply in his personal manner.

Danny was entering into Dr. Knight’s recommendation about sleep even when he didn’t just like the man. Arriana arrived to introduce Knight’s “date,” Milan (Mick Szal). The girl made it clear nothing uncommon occurred and had no concept who may have reduce Knight.

Henry and Jamie talked concerning the intelligence job, with Jamie admitting he wasn’t certain he may slot in. Henry was amused about Jamie hating to maintain secrets and techniques as his spouse would by no means have requested about his cop work.
“You’ll by no means forgive your self until you heed your true calling,” Henry stated, with Jamie mulling over his phrases.

Erin realizes Frank’s sport

Moore apologized to Erin for not swaying Frank as she merely informed him to drop it.

Danny introduced Perlmutter again to the precinct for a discuss his consumer mendacity. Perlmutter threatened to sue the NYPD if the information about Knight ever received out.

McNichols discovered Eddie in her workplace for an ungainly speak as Eddie had come to understand how unhealthy this dialog may go. Eddie figured McNichols was telling her to only keep out of this as McNichols stated {that a} “New model” of the pair may be higher than earlier than.

Erin talked to Anthony as she knew Frank would do that however wished, “For as soon as, he can simply cease being the Commissioner and simply be my dad.” Anthony pointed on the market was at all times a motive behind something Frank did.

Danny dropped by Arriana’s place together with her teasing him on this being a “enterprise” name. He introduced her a present which turned out to be a duplicate of a wire switch from Dr. Knight to Arriana, which was additionally despatched to Milan, that means Knight was shopping for their silence. Danny made it clear to Arriana that she was higher off speaking.

The attacker was Knight’s personal daughter, Audrey (Morgane Bensadoun), who was Milan’s good friend however by no means imagined she could be together with her father. She had at all times recognized about her father’s affairs, and seeing him with Milan was the final straw to assault him in a rage.

Danny summed up the irony that “What you probably did was incorrect on many ranges, but it’s not a felony, however what your daughter did was proper on so many ranges however is a felony.”

Knight was upset to see Audrey able to go to jail for a number of years as Danny puzzled what number of sleepless nights the person was in for.

Jamie had determined to surrender the intelligence job and easily take a place at a brand new precinct. Whereas Eddie liked his supply, she didn’t wish to maintain Jamie again from a giant promotion. Jamie was satisfied Eddie would hate not asking about his job.

It was how work was their “child,” however perhaps having one thing moreover the job to speak about was good for his or her marriage. “Welcome to Jamie and Eddie 2.0!”

Frank wasn’t completely satisfied to seek out Erin in his workplace, with Baker warning him the temperature was “unreadable.” Erin calmly associated she lastly realized that Frank knew Erin was going to be criticizing the NYPD, and by not endorsing her, Frank may let Erin be sincere with out the press considering Frank was holding her again.

With out that open criticism, Erin had no probability of successful, and Frank wanted her to take the primary shot. “I feel you’re prepared, child,” Frank stated as Erin smiled warmly.

On the Reagan dinner, Erin mused about “One other certainly one of pricey previous Dad’s instructing moments.” This was a chat of extra of Frank’s “classes,” like sending Danny to highschool with maple syrup in his hair or sending Jamie to resist a bully.
Frank lastly raised his glass to guide the household toasting Erin with “To Victory.”

It was a fancy lesson for Erin, but it got here collectively, ultimately, to place the Reagans again on monitor for her coming race.

Blue Bloods Season 13 airs Fridays at 10/9c on CBS.

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