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Blue Bloods: Family Ties

When the son of a Russian gangster is killed at his own engagement party, Danny delves into the world of the Russian mob and the family politics that exist. Meanwhile, Erin is thrown into a high-profile corruption case.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x12
Production Number: 113
Airdate: Wednesday January 26th, 2011
Special Airtime: 10:00 pm

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Apr 19, 2011

  • Currently 8.3/10
8.3/10 (16 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Abigail Hawk
As Det. Abigail Baker
Amy Carlson
As Linda Reagan
Andrew Terraciano
As Sean Reagan
Bobby Cannavale
As Charles Rossellini
Bruce Altman
As Mayor Frank Russo
Nicholas Turturro
As Sgt. Anthony Renzulli
Sami Gayle
As Nicky Reagan-Boyle
Tony Terraciano
As Jack Reagan
Anna Eilinsfeld
As Svetlana Bayul
Dieter Riesle
As Vladmir Sarbonis
Dylan Chalfy
As Firestone
Jimmy Palumbo
As Chief Winston
Josh Casaubon
As Josh Saunders
Larisa Polonsky
As Chelsea Cole
Olek Krupa
As Grushenko
Pawel Szajda
As Sergei
Ralph Byers
As St. Clair
Topher Mikels
As Mischa

Co-Guest Stars
Mahira Kakkar
As Dr. Gupta
Mat Hostetler
As Handler
sofia sokolov
As Sophia
Main Cast
Tom Selleck
As Chief Frank Reagan
Donnie Wahlberg
As Det. Danny Reagan
Bridget Moynahan
As Erin Reagan-Boyle
Will Estes
As Jamie Reagan
Len Cariou
As Henry Reagan
Jennifer Esposito
As Det. Jackie Curatola


The scene opens in Brighton Beach in a Russian night club “Tatiana” where a man by the name of Grushenko toasts to his son Mischa for getting engaged to Sophia. Mischa and Sophia dance and Anna sits next to Grushenko and he asks how long her husband has in prison. She tells that he has 8 years left. As they are dancing, Mischa sees a girl across the club. Meanwhile, Erin is watching the news where Deputy Director St. Clair has been arrested for his evolvement in bad things. She tells Niki that it is someone else’s problem. Frank, Henry and Jamie are watching the same news report and tell that Rosolini is going after the Mayor too soon and that it is just politics. Back the club, Sofia tells that she has to go to the bathroom and Mischa walks by the girl from earlier and taps her shoulder. She goes off with him and they start kissing. She takes off his pants and the door opens and an unknown person shoots Mischa. ..

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Episode Goofs
Danny says to a suspect, "You got nothing to say huh? Well you had plenty to say to Sofia and her mum on the phone before she got murdered didn't you!" But neither Sofia nor her mum were murdered.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorMitchell Burgess  |  Robin Green
Executive ProducerLeonard Goldberg  |  Mitchell Burgess  |  Robin Green
Co-Executive ProducerMark Rosner
Supervising ProducerSiobhan Byrne O'Connor  |  Fred Keller
ProducerJane Raab
Co-ProducerThomas Kelly
Consulting ProducerJulie Hébert  |  Brian Burns  |  Linda Gase
Production DesignerAnne Stuhler
EditorPeter C. Frank
MusicMark Snow
Director of PhotographyCraig DiBona
Warning: Blue Bloods season 1 episode 12 guide may contain spoilers
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