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Season: 1
Episode: 1
Original airdate: September 25, 2018
Teleplay by: Craig Turk
Story by: Dick Wolf
Craig Turk
Directed by: Niels Arden Oplev
Episode chronology
Next episode: Green Birds


After a bomb explosion devastates a residential apartment building, special agents Maggie Bell and Omar Adom "OA" Zidan of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation investigate a possible war between rival gangs - that is, until their prime suspects are discovered brutally murdered.


Main Cast

Guest Stars


  • Tom Day as NYFD Battalion Chief
  • Joaquin Maceo Rosa as Bernardo Funes
  • Chris Carlock as Tony Sweet
  • Juney Smith as Superintendent
  • Kenya Brome as Andrea Toms
  • Gerald W. Jones, III as Chris Grant
  • Destin Khari as Emmett Grantl
  • Drew Olivia Tillman as Ginny Hart
  • Maceo Oliver as MCC Guard
  • Anthoula Katsimatides as NSA Rep Mary
  • Natasha A. Murray as ERT Leader
  • Josh Evans as Lab Tech
  • Carmen Lamar Gonzalez as Bomb Tech Carla Flores
  • Derek Hedlund as Agent JT
  • Brandon Michael Cusma as Back-Up Agent
  • Mark McKinnon as SWAT Operator
  • Jason Kaufman as SWAT Operator
  • Ashanti Brown as Heavy Woman
  • Angela Polite as Matron
  • Rosario Salvador as Wayne Clinton


Background information and Notes


FBI season 1
Episodes PilotGreen BirdsPreyCrossfireDoomsdayFamily ManCops and RobbersThis Land is Your LandCompromisedThe Armorer's FaithIdentity CrisisA New DawnPartners in CrimeExposedScorched EarthInvisibleApexMost WantedConflict of InterestWhat Lies BeneathAppearancesClosure
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