Blue Bloods (season 1)

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Blue Bloods Season 1
BlueBloods S1 DVD.jpg
Region 1 DVD cover art
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 22
Original run September 24, 2010 (2010-09-24) – May 13, 2011 (2011-05-13)
Home video release
DVD release
Region 1 September 13, 2011 (2011-09-13)[1]
Region 2 September 19, 2011 (2011-09-19)[2]
Region 4 September 15, 2011 (2011-09-15)[3]
Season chronology
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List of Blue Bloods episodes

The first season of Blue Bloods premiered on CBS on September 24, 2010 and ended May 13, 2011.


Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou are first credited, with Tom Selleck receiving an "and" billing at the close of the main title sequence. Jennifer Esposito joined the main cast in episode 4 although as such is not credited within the opening but instead as "also starring". Amy Carlson and Sami Gayle are credited as guest stars throughout the first season, despite appearing in almost every episode.


No. in
No. in
Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
1 1 "Pilot" Michael Cuesta Robin Green & Mitchell Burgess September 24, 2010 (2010-09-24) 13.01[4]
Jamie Reagan graduates from the Police Academy and joins NYPD the same day a nine-year-old Latina girl is abducted walking home from school. Frank addresses the press about the case, and Danny is questioned about his interrogation tactics. 
2 2 "Samaritan" Ralph Hemecker Ken Sanzel October 1, 2010 (2010-10-01) 11.32[5]
The Reagans contemplate the right and wrong of taking matters into their own hands after a good Samaritan stops a criminal in the subway. 
3 3 "Privilege" Stephen Gyllenhaal Brian Burns October 8, 2010 (2010-10-08) 11.15[6]
Erin, Frank, and Danny try to find justice for a rape victim. 
4 4 "Officer Down" Ralph Hemecker Thomas Kelly October 15, 2010 (2010-10-15) 10.39[7]
NYPD is dispatched to find the killer of a police officer who was murdered during a diamond heist. 
5 5 "What You See" Félix Alcalá Julie Hébert October 22, 2010 (2010-10-22) 11.15[8]
The Reagans argue the pros and cons of profiling as Frank, Danny, and the rest of the NYPD search for a bomb that's set to go off in Manhattan. 
6 6 "Smack Attack" Gwyneth Horder-Payton Siobhan Byrne-O'Connor October 29, 2010 (2010-10-29) 11.62[9]
After three teenagers die from drug overdose, Danny sets out to find their narcotic source. 
7 7 "Brothers" Frederick K. Keller Mark Rosner November 5, 2010 (2010-11-05) 10.31[10]
When Erin tries to take down a gang leader, using his law-abiding brother, the family debates her methods. Meanwhile, Danny tries to protect Jamie by being tough on him. 
8 8 "Chinatown" Michael Cuesta Diana Son November 12, 2010 (2010-11-12) 10.57[11]
After meeting with federal agents in Chinatown, Jamie witnesses a crime in progress, which results in a suspect being killed in pursuit. To avoid Jamie undergoing an investigation by Internal Affairs, Danny works to solve the case and clear Jamie's name. 
9 9 "Re-Do" Rosemary Rodriguez Julie Hébert November 19, 2010 (2010-11-19) 11.36[12]
The life of a Reagan is put in danger when three dangerous criminals are released from prison. 
10 10 "After Hours" Alex Zakrzewski Brian Burns December 3, 2010 (2010-12-03) 11.32[13]
Danny attends to a nightclub murder and one of Frank's friends from the past is covering up crimes. 
11 11 "Little Fish" Michael Pressman Siobhan Byrne-O'Connor January 19, 2011 (2011-01-19) 12.30[14]
Danny and Jackie investigate the murder of a high-end escort after her body is found floating in the East River. Meanwhile at the crime scene, Jamie meets Det. Sonny Malevsky (Michael T. Weiss), his late brother Joe's old partner and is suspicious of him. Frank vows to bring a killer to justice when a missing boy's remains are finally found from a 25 year-old case that he was emotionally involved in. 
12 12 "Family Ties" Stephen Gyllenhaal Mark Rosner January 26, 2011 (2011-01-26) 12.10[15]
Danny explores the world of the Russian Mob and their politics after the son of a gangster is killed. While Erin is handed a high-profile case of political corruption by her boss, the district attorney. 
13 13 "Hall of Mirrors" Frederick K. Keller Thomas Kelly February 2, 2011 (2011-02-02) 11.31[16]
Danny is assigned to investigate the shooting of an undercover counter-terrorism agent and must solve the case without disrupting the police activity in the sleeper cell. 
14 14 "My Funny Valentine" John Polson Diana Son February 9, 2011 (2011-02-09) 11.80[17]
When a teenager is kidnapped, Danny and Jackie suspect her older boyfriend with a criminal past is involved. Erin's relationship with her boss takes an unexpected turn when her daughter sets them up on a dinner date for Valentine's Day
15 15 "Dedication" Jan Eliasberg Kevin Wade February 18, 2011 (2011-02-18) 11.16[18]
When Frank is nearly assassinated by an unknown gunman, the police force begin a city-wide manhunt. Danny's search points him towards a dying crime boss with a grudge against Frank, sparked by a tragic event from their past. 
16 16 "Age of Innocence" Félix Alcalá Amanda Green February 25, 2011 (2011-02-25) 11.65[19]
When an unidentified young girl is found murdered at a debutante ball, Danny and Jackie interrogate a prostitute that was seen on the hotel's surveillance footage giving the girl a hard time. Danny gets into an argument with his sister for bringing Nicky to the crime scene. 
17 17 "Silver Star" Ralph Hemecker Thomas Kelly March 11, 2011 (2011-03-11) 11.60[20]
When a highly decorated war veteran from Iraq is found dead on the streets and his Silver Star missing, Danny, a former Marine, finds himself emotionally involved. 
18 18 "To Tell the Truth" Alex Zakrzewski Siobhan Byrne-O'Connor April 1, 2011 (2011-04-01) 10.92[21]
Danny witnesses the shooting of a young man perpetrated by a drug lord with a history of witness intimidation. Things become personal when a member of his family is abducted to force his silence. 
19 19 "Model Behavior" Matt Penn Brian Burns April 8, 2011 (2011-04-08) 10.71[22]
Danny search for answers after the near-fatal poisoning of his niece, Sophie (Sonya Harum), an up-and-coming fashion model, while Linda must deal with animosity between herself and her older sister, Sophie's mother. Elsewhere, Frank is on a personal mission to discover why a popular local priest is being suddenly reassigned. 
20 20 "All That Glitters" Michael Pressman Gwendolyn M. Parker April 29, 2011 (2011-04-29) 10.06[23]
Frank's frustrations rise when the media sensationalizes the murder of a tourist shot and killed outside a trendy Lower East Side restaurant. 
21 21 "Cellar Boy" Karen Gaviola Diana Son & Robin Green & Mitchell Burgess May 6, 2011 (2011-05-06) 10.38[24]
Neighbors of the Reagans are murdered and their son becomes the prime suspect. Jamie is convinced he's being pursued by the Blue Templar when his gun goes missing. 
22 22 "The Blue Templar" Fred Keller Kevin Wade May 13, 2011 (2011-05-13) 11.79[25]
In his attempt to expose the Blue Templar, Frank chooses to bypass Internal Affairs after a drug bust indicates dirty cops are involved. 


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