Finch and Mr. Reese are tailing a spy working for the NSA. As he gets too close to finding out about the Machine, the Government are out to get him.



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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 for the National Security Agency, and that his real job is as an intelligence analyst. Reese and Finch believe that he is being set-up for a fall, with the ultimate goal of those after him to kill him. When Finch learns why, he and Reese have to decide how much assistance they can provide him as going too far may jeopardize their own work. Not included in their decisions are things unknown to Finch that happened to the ... Written by Huggo

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10 May 2012 (USA)  »

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Michael Emerson, who plays Mr. Finch, and Carrie Preston, who plays Grace (Mr Finch's fiancée), are married in real-life. See more »


When Reese mentions to Finch that their person of interest works in a SCIF, the next shot shows Finch looking up "Secure Compartmented Information Facility" on the internet. Given Finch's background with the NSA, information security, and classified data, there is no way he'd need to look that up. See more »


Nathan Ingram: Is something wrong, Alicia?
Alicia Corwin: You mean other than being a part of an ongoing conspiracy to spy on millions of Americans?
Nathan Ingram: Yes, but it's all for a good cause.
[Slides a paper toward her]
Nathan Ingram: Day after tomorrow, freight train out of Des Moines. The last six cars, the manifest will list the contents as decommissioned computer parts. What about things on your end?
Alicia Corwin: The facility is designed to the specifications you gave us, and it's discreet, where we're putting it. No one's going to go looking.
Nathan Ingram: Any other ...
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