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 himself and his goal of finding Sam Jr. known to the judge, who isn't sure what to believe about this mysterious man. Reese and Finch are able to ID one of the kidnappers, who is a member of an Eastern European gang. The kidnappers do contact Judge Gates, they who are not after money, but rather the acquittal of a defendant in one of the judge's case, that of Angela Markham, who is obviously guilty of the relatively minor DWI ... Written by
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The two restaurant scenes where Reese and Finch discuss the case take place in the Lyric Diner, real- life location 3rd Avenue and 22nd St. in Manhattan. See more
At time mark 37", John is walking in the rain towards the Russian kidnappers. His hair goes from neat, to very wet and all on his forehead, back to being neatly styled again after Finch's text. See more
Judge Samuel Gates
You had your chance. I'm not playing games with my son's life.
They'll kill you both as soon as they get what they want. Now, I can save your son. You just have to trust me.
Performed by The Parlor Mob
Written by Mark Melicia, David James Rosen See more