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Renowned crisis and hostage negotiator Eric Beaumont employs insight into human behavior to deal with challenging kidnap and ransom cases, refusing to ever resort to violence, even when faced with the world's most dangerous criminals. While his ability to manipulate sets him above others in his field, it often causes issues in his personal and professional relationships. Beaumont's team includes psych-profiler Oliver Yates, ex-cop Zara Hallam and aspiring investigator Maxine Carlson. "Ransom" is based on the experiences of real-life crisis negotiator Laurent Combalbert and his partner, Marwan Mery.

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Eric must negotiate the release of the daughter of the prime minister of the Netherlands -- a woman notorious for never paying kidnappers' ransoms.
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While on a plane with his daughter, Eric must negotiate with a suicidal co-pilot who threatens to crash the plane.
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Eric negotiates with a convicted serial killer to get insight when a teenage boy is kidnapped by someone who is copying the killer's methods.
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A hostage is executed in the midst of a high-stakes negotiation; Eric is charged with aiding and abetting the kidnapper and struggles in the wake of his fatal error.

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