What sets this episode apart from previous efforts would be that all of the elements of the show so far: Detective Carter’s hunt for the man in the suit, Reese and Finch’s growing partnership, and the Poi of the week were all given enough time to not take away from the overall effect of any other given piece of the Person of Interest puzzle. Speaking of puzzle,
Every week I’m getting more and more impressed with CBS’s Person of Interest. As a rule of thumb, I much prefer serialised dramas as apposed to procedural (show’s where the story continues week after week instead of singular weekly plots), the reason being; the one-off stories and characters have a tendency to meld together in my mind, most becoming forgotten or meshed together. You start referring to episodes as “the one with the…” a death trap for any show by my reckoning. So far, I haven’t found this to be the case with Person of Interest. I suppose I owe credit (or blame) to Executive Producer J. J. Abrams. His other show Fringe is a mix of serial and procedural and I guess this has slowly worn down my rejection of the procedural format. Of course it doesn’t help when each
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