‘The Equalizer’: A Bomb Threat Has Robyn McCall on the Job and Her Identity Could Be at Risk

On this week’s episode of The Equalizer, a terrified wife reaches out to Robyn about her husband. She suspects he’s about to put a lot of lives in harm’s way. Also, Robyn has a tough choice to make concerning her identity. Here’s what to expect next time on The Equalizer.

A wife asks Robyn to find her husband

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During The Equalizer Season 1 Episode 9 (titled “True Believer”), a wife reaches out to Robyn McCall (Queen Latifah) about her missing husband. She’s worried he’s about to help an extremist group set off a bomb in the city. The wife says the last thing her husband said to her was, “After tonight you’ll be proud of me.”

Robyn says that is what terrorists usually say to their loved ones before carrying a dangerous mission. When she and Mel (Liza Lapira) do some investigating, they find tools used to make a bomb. It’s clear the man is planning to bomb an unknown location. They have to act fast.

Robyn is worried her identity will be revealed

Robyn is worried about her identity being revealed. In a sneak preview for episode 9, Robyn’s daughter, Delilah (Laya DeLeon Hayes), asks her to be part of a mother/daughter TikTok video called the “Shake it with Your Family Dance Challenge.”

However, if people see who Robyn is, this could pose problems down the road. Delilah says she usually posts social media videos with her stepmother, Kelly, but she’s out of town. Robyn seems hurt that her daughter would go to her stepmother first for something like this.

Aunt Vi (Lorraine Toussaint), who is aware Robyn is working secret missions, says, “This whole social media thing, you can’t afford to have your face out there, can you?” Robyn says staying away from social media is a must. “Monitoring what people know about me online is my big compromise,” she says. “I can’t put my family in danger by exposing my identity.”  

Robyn is having a tough time with opting out of the video because she doesn’t want to let her daughter down. “It’s the little things; that’s what they remember,” she tells Vi.

What happened last time on ‘The Equalizer’

During The Equalizer Season 1 Episode 8 (titled “Lifeline”), Robyn receives an overseas call for help. The call is from Carla, the daughter of Robyn’s late CIA mentor, David Henson. She’s in France and she needs to get out of the country before she’s kidnapped and killed. Robyn goes to Mel and Harry so they can help Carla remotely.

They need to work quickly because Carla is being targeted by a hit squad. Her boyfriend was shot and killed. Now the killers are looking for her. They want the secret code to a drive her father has. The drive holds information revealing the identities of CIA operatives. If they get their hands on the code, many lives could be in danger.

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