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Season 1

22 Sep. 2011
Pilot
After a scrape with a few hot-heads on the subway, homeless man and former government agent John Reese is offered a job by the somewhat secretive Mr. Finch. After 9/11, Finch developed a computer program that would sift enormous amounts of information, looking for patterns of behavior or activity that would predict another attack. It also provided information about individuals who could be in danger. Finch wants to do something about those people. The first on his list is Diane Hanson, an Assistant District Attorney currently working on a major prosecution. Reese ...
 
29 Sep. 2011
Ghosts
The latest social security number the machine spews out is that of teenager Theresa Whitaker. The problem is that Theresa was supposedly killed two years earlier in what was deemed a murder/suicide of her entire family on a boat, the killer being her father, Grant Whitaker. However, Theresa's body was never recovered, presumed drowned and swept away by the current. Reese quickly discovers that it wasn't a suicide, but rather a contract hit. They have to figure out who contracted the hit and why, and why they didn't kill then fifteen year old Theresa. They also have to...
 
6 Oct. 2011
Mission Creep
Joey Durban, a just returned veteran of Afghanistan conflict, is the next case for Reese and Finch. On the surface, Joey seems to be just another vet trying to adjust to civilian life, which includes reuniting with his long time girlfriend Pia Moresco and trying to eke out a living working as a doorman at an upscale residential complex. As Reese begins to follow him, Joey seems to have a secret life, which includes a relationship with a single mother. But the larger issue is that Joey works within a band of robbers, who rob a bank while on Reese's watch. Finch is ...
 
13 Oct. 2011
Cura Te Ipsum
Reese and Finch surveil their latest POI, Dr. Megan Tillman, while she's on call and after hours to unravel the threat surrounding the promising young physician.
 
20 Oct. 2011
Judgement
The next case for Reese and Finch is that of Judge Samuel Gates, a recent widower with a son, Sam Gates Jr. whose nanny, Christina, has been a valued member of the family since Judge Gates' wife took ill just before her death. As Reese starts to trail the judge, he believes that the machine could be wrong in that the intended target is not the judge but rather Sam Jr. Although Finch states that the machine is never wrong, Sam Jr. is indeed kidnapped, which is all part of the larger picture of what will happen to the judge. Reese takes the unusual step of making ...
 
27 Oct. 2011
The Fix
Reese is able to track his and Finch's next case, a woman named Zoe Morgan, when she uses his vehicle for hire service. In watching her as he drops her off from place to place, Reese learns that she is a high priced "fixer", which often places her in potentially dangerous and precarious situations. As such, Reese figures she is the target of someone associated with one of her current or past clients. When the situation arises, it becomes apparent that she is being targeted by Mark Lawson, one of her clients, the CFO and heir apparent to Virtanen Pharmaceuticals. ...
 
3 Nov. 2011
Witness
Carter, her team (including Fusco) and the organized crime unit are investigating what they know is an execution murder of a mob leader named Benny D'Agostino in a bodega in the Russian mob ruled area of Brighton Beach. The murder was the retaliation hit by the Russian mob on a rival mob infiltrating Brighton Beach, that rival mob led by an unknown man named Elias. D'Agostino was one of Elias' underlings. On the surveillance recording, Carter notices that there was a witness in the bodega who vanished after the shooting. Reese, who gets a call from Fusco about Reese ...
 
17 Nov. 2011
Foe
The next number that the machine spews out is that of Wallace Negel, an ex-German national who emigrated to the United States in 1980. However, they learn that Negel has not made any electronic transactions since 1987, which to both Reese and Finch can only mean one thing: that Negel is an alias and that he is a spy, probably working for the East Germans in the Cold War battle. On further investigation, they do learn his real name is Ulrich Kohl, and that he is an ex-Stasi operative who worked in a four-man team killing East German defectors worldwide. On tracking ...
 
8 Dec. 2011
Get Carter
Reese is dismayed to learn that the next number that the machine dispenses is someone that he respects and admires: Detective Carter. In the process, he and Finch learn more about her, including that she is a single mother and a war veteran. They are however unaware of how her military life has affected her police work. As a principled and clean cop, Carter has many enemies, both inside and outside the force. Reese and Finch believe that the attempt on her life that the machine sees will come from one of three sources. The first is the current primary case on which ...
 
15 Dec. 2011
Number Crunch
Instead of the usual one, the machine spews out four numbers of seemingly unrelated people: NYU lecturer Claire Ryan, waiter Matt Duggan, hairstylist Wendy McNally and unemployed Paula Vasquez. A grouping of numbers like this generally means to Finch that they are however somehow connected. In tracking the first name on the list, Reese is too late as that person is found dead. As such, Reese believes the best thing to do is for each of himself, Finch and Fusco to follow one of the remaining three apiece to ensure they all stay alive. Some of the three prove to be more...
 
12 Jan. 2012
Super
Reese works the computer while Finch does the legwork with their latest POI, a building super who keeps too close an eye on his tenants. Meanwhile, Detective Carter may finally get her long-awaited glimpse into a case.
 
19 Jan. 2012
Legacy
Reese finally decides to meet with Carter, who, by helping him and Finch in their next case, is provided a little insight into what he and Finch do. Reese is hoping that Carter will see the merit in their association despite the illegal nature of many of his and Finch's actions. Regardless, Reese decides not to tell either Carter or Fusco of their mutual association. That next case is of a young attorney named Andrea Gutierrez, a woman originally from the proverbial wrong side of the tracks, and who has gone deep into debt in financing both her schooling and ...
 
2 Feb. 2012
Root Cause
The next number the machine dispenses is that of Scott Powell, who is seemingly undistinguished from the many in the working middle class. He works as a construction projects manager for the city, he is a family man with a wife and two children, and the Powells live a typical suburban middle class lifestyle. But as Finch and Reese dig a little deeper, they find that he was laid off from his job eight months ago which he has not told his wife, he is still unemployed but pretends to go to work every morning, he has maxed out their credit cards, and he has been blogging ...
 
9 Feb. 2012
Wolf and Cub
The latest case that Reese and Finch work on will be without Finch for much as he rebuilds his computer and library from the recent threat. The next number the machine dispenses belongs to fourteen year old Darren McGrady. When Reese first investigates, he finds that Darren's older brother and legal guardian, Travis McGrady, was just murdered - shot point blank - and Darren has since escaped from the authorities as they were in the process of transferring him to Child Services. Reese quickly finds Darren, who seems to want to avenge his brother's murder on his own. ...
 
16 Feb. 2012
Blue Code
Reese discovers there's more to the story after he infiltrates a smuggling ring to get close to his latest POI.
 
23 Feb. 2012
Risk
The next number that the machine dispenses belongs to Adam Saunders, a proprietary trader with the Wall Street investment firm Baylor Zimm. Adam is seemingly a high roller who likes to play big and win big... all with the company's money. However, that high rolling exterior is partly a mask for a man who does his homework to figure out the odds, which usually pay off for him. Below the professional surface, there are three issues which may be factors in whatever incident will be happening. The first is that he is having a clandestine relationship with one of the ...
 
8 Mar. 2012
Baby Blue
In an on-going case, Reese accompanies Carter when mob boss and Elias' father Gianni Moretti is released from prison. Carter wants to offer Moretti police protection as they are all aware that Elias is out to kill him. Regardless, Finch has another number in hand, the number only issued two months earlier to a Leila Smith. He surmises that Leila is either a recent immigrant or obtained the number through identity fraud. Finch is wrong on both counts: Leila is a six-month old safe haven baby whose parents are unknown, and who obtained her social security number through...
 
29 Mar. 2012
Identity Crisis
Carter, disapproving of Reese's methods, still is not accepting his or Finch's calls. She receives a visit that provides yet another perspective on Reese's possible life. Without Carter's assistance, Reese and Finch will require Fusco to return to good cop mode to help with their latest number, that belonging to Jordan Hester. They have little information about Jordan, who seems in large part to be living off the grid. They have no photographs of Jordan, nor do they even know if Jordan is a male or female. What little information they have seems to indicate that ...
 
5 Apr. 2012
Flesh and Blood
The machine dispenses five numbers belonging to the five biggest Italian mafia bosses in the city, including Moretti's son and Elias' half brother, Gianni Moretti, Jr. Reese and Finch surmise that their numbers can only mean that Elias is targeting the five, he planning to consolidate their operations under his leadership. Because Elias is involved, they want to inform Carter, but she still is not taking their calls. Meanwhile, Carter learns that a bank account they are tracking that is believed to belong to Elias has just been drained of all its money - $4 million - ...
 
26 Apr. 2012
Matsya Nyaya
With some hesitancy, Carter re-enters life with Reese and Finch, in part because she feels her police work may be in jeopardy since she doesn't know who in the force she can trust, with Fusco at the top of that list. Reese believes that it still is not the time to tell either Carter or Fusco of their relationships. Regardless, Carter is in place for work on the next number, that belonging to armored car security guard Tommy Clay, who they believe is the intended victim. Reese's belief of Tommy being victim is strengthened by seeing, while Reese works under him on the ...
 
3 May 2012
Many Happy Returns
Because it's Reese's birthday and because there are no new numbers, Finch gives Reese the day off. However, there is a new number that Finch believes would not be a good case for Reese to work on, since it may hit a little too close to home regarding the nature of the death of his ex-girlfriend, Jessica Arndt. Reese is aware of Finch's motives. That number belongs to Karen Garner, who Finch is pretty sure is the victim. He is certain that Karen Garner is an assumed name and that she is on the run from someone, probably a violent boyfriend or husband. The case does hit...
 
10 May 2012
No Good Deed
Before the start of their next case, Reese, based on what he sees or more precisely doesn't see, is more curious about how the numbers from the machine make their way to Finch. That next number belongs to Henry L. Peck, an equities financial analyst. They quickly learn that Peck is security conscious, lives a solitary life and is meticulous about having a squeaky clean record as he even got a speeding ticket expunged from his record through the provision to the judge of a seventy-eight page brief. They also quickly learn that the office where he works is only a front ...
 
17 May 2012
Firewall
Reese and Finch will need all the help they can get with their latest number, a young woman by the name of Caroline Turing, whose specialty as a therapist is to counsel high powered clients who expect and require complete discretion. They quickly learn that she is the intended victim as Fusco informs them that HR has entered into a lucrative contract funded by an unknown person or organization to take her out. Because of the mysterious nature of Caroline's clients, one of whom they believe is funding the assassination attempt, Finch and Reese call in an old friend ...
 

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