"The Greater Good" is the first episode of the seventh season of Blue Bloods.  


When the Attorney General's Office gathers new evidence in the shooting of the serial killer, Thomas Wilder, Danny is shocked to find himself put on trial.

Meanwhile, Jamie and Eddie respond to a car accident involving a Congressman who is intoxicated. His associate claims to have been driving but they have a hard time believing it and aim to gather evidence proving otherwise.

Elsewhere, Frank is approached by the widow of a fallen officer whose son is joining the NYPD. She begs him to keep her son from joining the force, which is his dream.


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Cast & Characters

Special Guest Starring

Guest Starring

  • Joe Holt as Donald
  • Eddie Korbich as Nicholas Salamone
  • David Castro as Louis Edwards
  • Lori Loughlin as Grace Edwards


  • Makenna Barrett as Sophie
  • Andrew Block as Charlie Salamone
  • John Thomas Cramer as Russ Anderson
  • Kushtrim Hoxha as Robert Sava
  • Oliver Hollmann as Zach
  • Brian McCarthy as Paul Davis
  • Allison Poccia as Helen Davis
  • Thomas V. Bruno as John Marino
  • Kate Middleton as Angela Marino
  • Jeremy Cohen as Edward Silvestri
  • Danny Berisha as Uniform




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Notes & Trivia

  • The DVD contains deleted scenes for this episode.
  • Special Feature for this episode, Anatomy of a Scene: The Greater Good


Season 7 Episodes
"The Greater Good" "Good Cop Bad Cop" "The Price of Justice" "Mob Rules" "For the Community" "Whistleblowers" "Guilt by Association" "Personal Business" "Confessions" "Unbearable Loss" "Genetics" "Not Fade Away" "The One That Got Away" "In and Out" "Lost Souls" "Hard Bargain" "Shadow of a Doubt" "A Deep Blue Goodbye" "Love Lost" "No Retreat, No Surrender" "Foreign Interference" "The Thin Blue Line"
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