FBI Worldwide: Season 1, Episode 20; Black Penguin

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FBI Worldwide: Season 1, Episode 20; Black Penguin
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The Fly Staff talk about a fragile case on FBI: Worldwide. Pic credit score: CBS

Typically, being on the identical facet doesn’t make everybody allies.

After the shocking firing of Jaeger by her boss Smit final week, the FBI: International crew needed to deal with a case of main political implications. 

Nevertheless, the ending of final evening’s episode titled Black Penguin helped wrap up a giant subplot for the penultimate episode of the season. 

A celebration goes badly

In Berlin, a celebration was in full swing at a complicated penthouse. A younger man named Thomas Watts (Milo Callaghan) led a girl to a personal room, speaking about how he wished a life freed from his rich mother and father as they bantered.

Coming to the condo the following day, Gabriel (Matt Corboy) and Marian Watts (Nicole Forester) have been at first upset to search out the condo a multitude. However then they discovered Thomas overdosing on the ground with a drawing of that girl close by. 

Kellett was offended about Jaeger being fired as Jaeger shared the actual motive why. Years earlier than, Smit had busted a serious crime ring in Germany, however Jaeger suspected he was working either side. She filed a report, however nothing occurred and when Smit was promoted at Europol, she knew it was a matter of time earlier than he got here after her. 

They have been then shocked to satisfy each the U.S. ambassador to Hungary, Frank DeLillo (Marcus Ho) and the ambassador to Germany, Amy Schwartz (Diedrie Henry).

The pair introduced Forrester in control on how Watts, a famous billionaire, wished solutions to his son’s destiny. Forrester was cautious as this wasn’t actually a felony case till he heard the President of the US was making it a “request” that couldn’t be turned down. 

The crew wasn’t pleased about this however traveled to Berlin, the place Inspector Leon Honsel (Chris Rogers) welcomed them. Thomas’ tox display screen had proven medication, together with fentanyl which was uncommon in Germany. Forrester and Jaeger each discovered Honsel denying there have been any native overdoses as suspicious.

Forrester and Kellett went to Thomas’ hospital room to satisfy the Wattses household and their safety chief, Mark Levinson (T.J. Ramini). The Wattses stated Thomas was a rebellious kind, however they beloved him and would give something to maintain Thomas secure. 

The Wattses couldn’t give any suspects however felt Thomas should have had mates. Vo and Raines checked out Thomas’ condo, intrigued by the portrait of the lady. 

They talked to a few the partygoers, who talked about Thomas being fairly straight-laced. One admitted the celebration acquired out of hand and recognized the lady within the drawing as speaking to Thomas. Raines realized this wasn’t Thomas’ precise flat however utilized by a good friend. 

Forrester and Kellett checked out Thomas’ actual place solely to search out some males already looking out it, resulting in a Mexican kind standoff in Berlin. 

They’re brokers, not staff

After a tense standoff, Levinson confirmed as much as reveal this was Watts’ private safety crew doing their very own investigation. Forrester and Kellett have been ticked and extra so when Levinson acknowledged additionally they “labored” for Watts.

Watts defended himself on placing out extra sources, with Forrester arguing they might crack Thomas’ laptop computer quicker than Watts’ guys. Watts agreed to provide it to them whereas Forrester made it clear they weren’t his staff. 

Jaeger met Ilsa Meier (Annabell Mandeng), an outdated contact, who shared that Honsel was in over his head as he solely had this job as a result of his father was in Parliament. Meier shared how Thomas’s provider might need been a person themselves to result in the drug lord. 

Smit was on scene to snap at Jaeger, who coldly advised him, “that is my final case and I intend to unravel it,” earlier than marching away.

Thomas’ laptop computer confirmed he had a secret account for his paintings as he wished to be judged by it, not his household wealth. They acknowledged one photograph as the lady from the portrait who was Tanja Kessler (Carlotta Banat), a neighborhood scholar/artist. 

Tanja talked of simply assembly Thomas on the celebration and didn’t know who his household was. She admitted they’d executed some medication collectively, however Thomas grew to become manic, insisting on drawing her. He was nonetheless okay when she left within the morning. 

The crew quickly realized the seller was Finn Mueller (Raphael Zari), one in all Thomas’ “mates” who had a historical past of dealing and as soon as overdosed himself. Mueller admitted feeling the habit and would by no means assist another person fall into that. 

Mueller confessed to figuring out an app code-named “Black Penguin” used to attain medication on the Berlin black market. There was no file on Thomas’ laptop of him utilizing it. 

Forrester and Kellett arrived on the hospital solely to find Thomas had flatlined and the medical doctors have been unable to revive him. They may solely watch because the Wattses mourned their son. 

The ultimate bust and a comeuppance delivered

The Wattses have been devastated, with Gabriel saying his crew would deal with this. However Forrester argued with Schwartz they weren’t quitting till they discovered who was accountable and was able to name the director himself over this. 

Honsel was nonetheless out of his league, working with Watts’ group on any leads. Raines determined to make use of the app to try to lure out the seller with a purchase.

The crew staked out the membership the place the purchase was to happen, a seller approached however ran when he realized it was a entice. Levinson captured him to wreck the bust, considering the job was executed. 

Forrester was tearing into Honsel about this, with Jaeger making an attempt to play peacemaker however declaring Honsels’ incompetence making issues worse. A test of Thomas’ telephone confirmed he had ordered the tablets that have been lower with fentanyl. The supply man claimed to know nothing of this.

Levinson thanked the crew for his or her assist, however Forrester was focused on how Levinson had recognized about Thomas’ secret condo when the crew didn’t to get there first.

Discovering the Wattses leaving, Forrester confronted Levinson on being at Thomas’ condo with video footage confirming it. The Wattses have been shocked to see the interrogation to understand Levinson was the one who scored the medication for Thomas. Gabriel stormed into the room to just about throttle Levinson himself earlier than being dragged out. 

Schwartz apologized to Forrester for doubting him and promised if there was something he wanted, he simply needed to ask. Forrester referred to as within the favor on the spot to ask if Schwartz had any pull with Interpol.

Smit was shocked to find he’d simply been fired, and Jaeger was given her job again. Jaeger actually sang her well beyond a dumbstruck Smit. 

The Wattses have been shocked to be dropped at a gallery full of Thomas’ work. They have been amazed on the particular expertise their son had.

It was a great way for the present to unravel the Jaeger downside whereas additionally displaying a conflict involving politics.

FBI: Worldwide Season 1 finale airs Tuesday Might 24 at 9/8c on CBS.

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