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How Long is "The Blacklist's" Blacklist?

I'm almost always late to the game on pop culture*. I didn't know about Firefly until it was off the air for many years, and am much more likely to wait for shows to hit Netflix than I am to see them when they first run.

Such is the case with The Blacklist with James Spader (note: the show is not for young viewers -- I'm not sure if I'm even old enough to watch some parts of it -- but this post is more than safe). I watched the pilot earlier today and found it interesting. But you probably want to know what it has to do with statistics.


It's the list itself. The so-called Blacklist that Spader's character references in the pilot. A list of all the baddies in the world. Each baddie has a number, and each episode of the show focuses on one baddie. However, these numbers aren't presented sequentially, which begs the question:

How long is The Blacklist's Blacklist?


Here are the titles of the first two episodes (after the pilot):
The Freelancer (No. 145)Wujin…