Person of Interest: Season 2, Episode 1

The Contingency (27 Sep. 2012)

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Titus (as Robert Mukes)
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Reese is feeling at a loss with Finch having been kidnapped by Root aka Caroline Turing, the woman who the machine had identified as a person of interest, but who had set the machine up so that she could find Finch. Reese however does discover that Finch had set the machine up to use him as the contingency if anything were ever to happen to him, although it takes some deciphering on Reese's part to discover how the machine communicates the numbers. Reese hopes that the next number will be for Finch as the next person of interest. That's why Reese is disappointed when he learns that the next number belongs to Leon Tao, an accountant who stole $8 million from gangsters, an arm of the Aryan Nation. With Fusco's assistance, Reese tries to protect himself and Leon while getting Carter to do some legwork on Alicia Corwin's death, which is the primary lead they have on Root and Finch. They are unaware that there are other factions working against them, those faction who are hiding aspects of... Written by Huggo

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When john speaks to the dog, although the first two words sound somewhat German, it is in fact Dutch. Reese says "Foei! Stil" (which in German is "Pfui! Still" but a dog would probably only get the single command "Aus!") and then he says "Afliggen!" (German: "Platz!) (English: Lay down!) See more »


As John and Leon are on the first floor of the parking garage, Leon is wearing handcuffs. While climbing the stairwell with John, the cuffs are gone, only to reappear once Leon reaches his car. See more »


Root: No offense but a billionaire genius you are lousy company.
[Harold is silent]
Root: Every system has a flaw. I'm pretty good at finding them. You care about other people. This is your flaw. So if you try to call out to that police officer I won't shoot you. I'll shoot someone else. Please don't make me do that.
[Harold is still silent]
Root: I get it. You're not talking because you don't know how much I already know. I know enough. Enough that you should be trying to figure out what I want and where we are ...
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