Under the assumed name John Wiley, Reese is making his escape from his life with Finch and the Machine by taking a one-way flight to Istanbul. He is however diverted onto another flight via Rome. Initially believing it is all Finch's doing, Reese soon learns that he was placed onto that Rome flight by the Machine, who provides him with the next number in the form of a seat number on the plane. "4C" is occupied by a young man named Owen Matthews, who is accompanied by who Reese recognizes as two federal marshals. Reese initially has no intention about doing anything about Owen until the two marshals are taken out. With Finch's help and direct questioning, Reese learns that Owen is involved with a case of an online drug ring headed by a man code named Sphinx, Owen the site designer who is the only person who can identify Sphinx. Reese and Finch learn that there are many people on the plane after Owen, the only person who Reese trusting being the first class flight attendant, Holly. ... Written by
Did You Know?
The movie the passengers are watching is Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest, which is about a man who is mistaken for a government spy. See more
After the steward knocks on the door; the man that emerges, he addresses him as "Captain". After taking that man out; he goes into the cockpit and attacks the man sitting in the left hand seat. The left hand seat in the cockpit is always the captain. So the man he addressed couldn't be the captain. See more
Going through other people's stuff, that's not cool. What are you looking for?
A safety razor, maybe. Hairspray.
Dude, your hair looks fine. That salt-and-pepper thing's like catnip to soccer moms. Go au naturel.
References Miami Vice