Monday, September 21, 2015
NBC's "Blindspot": The Illustrated Lady
“Blindspot”, the new series on NBC, starts with the finding of a Jane Doe (Jaimie Alexander) wrapped in a swaddling duffel bag in Times Square.
Her body is covered in tattoos, and she has no memory of how she got them or how she wound up there. But she is entirely intact. For her, life is really a dream.
It this had been done to a white male, the cosmetic consequences would be provocative.
Slowly, some memories come back.
Kurt Weller (Sullivan Stapleton) is the detective who will figure this out.
In the Pilot, one of the tattoos uncovers a plot to cause an explosion in the NYC subway, rather like “The Taking of Pelham One, Two, Three”. It would also have involved the Statue of Liberty.
There is a quote of the usual radical stuff, that Americans enjoy their lives on the backs of the poor in the rest of the world, something that sounds more Marxist than Islamist; you used to have
The NBC site is here.