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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When we see a close up of Koska's phone at the end of the episode, one of the company names is "Plohoi robot ZAO" or "Bad Robot Company" in Russian. 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
I can't be there on time if I'm getting bad information.
The machine did not send us the wrong number. If it says that judge Gates is in danger, then he is.
Well, tell that to his son.
The kidnapping must connect. It could be the first step in a larger plot that ends with the judge dead. We can still put a stop to it, all of it. But we need a plan.
I have a plan. Find Sam. The man just lost his wife. I won't let him wind up alone.
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Written by Mark Melicia, David James Rosen See more