"Family Business" is the first episode of the third season of Blue Bloods


Danny becomes concerned when he is contacted by a man he put away and begins investigating as he believes the man wants revenge. He is soon proven correct when the felon kidnaps Jackie and wants to arrange a swap.

Meanwhile, Jamie meets his new partner, Vincent Cruz, and they don't make the best first impressions. Their first call is in response to a gun and leads to a fellow officer mistakenly shooting an unarmed civilian.

Frank speaks with Officer Blake, who is remorseful, before publicly apologizing to the family which causes backlash within the department. Things escalate when it only serves to increase Blake's distress and Frank decides that it is his job to untangle the mess.


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Cast & Characters

Guest Starring


  • Marcella Lowery as Mrs. Greer
  • Kristen Adele as Greer's Daughter
  • James Ciccone as Super
  • Michael Gibson as Jack
  • Christopher Domig as Charles Zappa
  • Brian D. Coats as Dispatcher


Notes & Trivia

  • The DVD contains deleted scenes for this episode.


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Season 3 Episodes
"Family Business" "Domestic Disturbance" "Old Wounds" "Scorched Earth" "Risk and Reward" "Greener Grass" "Nightmares" "Higher Education" "Secrets and Lies" "Fathers and Sons" "Front Page News" "Framed" "Inside Jobs" "Men in Black" "Warriors" "Quid Pro Quo" "Protest Too Much" "No Regrets" "Loss of Faith" "Ends and Means" "Devil's Breath" "The Bitter End" "This Way Out"
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