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Episode 1 Recap: Luck of the Irish

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A look at last night’s series premiere, “Surviving Death,” from opening credits to inaugural cliffhanger!

Episode 1: Banished to Blackwell Island

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In last night’s episode, young Annie Reilly tells Detective Kevin Corcoran that she was threatened with being sent to Blackwell’s Island. And she was right to be scared: Located in the East River, Blackwell’s Island was where New York City had its penitentiary and workhouse.