The team gets involved in a case of international politics when a former government contractor stalks a U.N. diplomat. Meanwhile, an adversary tries to take advantage of Root.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Omar Risha
Rene Lapointe
Ken Davis
Christos Sevon
Jamal Risha
Nick Kohn ...
Prison Guard (as Nicholas Kohn)
Legionnaire #3
Robert O'Gorman ...
Annoyed Guy


The latest number the Machine dispenses is for Maria Martinez, a professional engineer working for Hydral Corp, a private energy company owned by a man named Ken Davis, her boss. Her latest jobs have been in reconstruction projects in third world countries, most recently replacing multimillion dollar generators in Iraq. The team originally believes that she is the perpetrator, a terrorist (which would be contrary to the purpose of the number regardless), as she seems to be interested in getting Omar Risha, another possible terrorist, into the country from Iraq, where he is currently being held in high security detention. She is tracking a man named Rene Lapointe, a French diplomat stationed at the UN, who is the high commissioner for refugees. As such, Lapointe, Maria's seeming-intended target, is responsible for reviewing and thus approving or denying Omar's asylum request. The team changes their perspective on Maria when it seems that she is only trying to convince Lapointe to ... Written by Huggo

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25 March 2014 (USA)  »

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Legionnaire #3: Consider this payback for what you did to my friend.
[Reese laughs]
Legionnaire #3: What's so funny?
John Reese: Second round is always more accurate than the first.
Legionnaire #3: What second round? You're not even holding a gun.
John Reese: I wasn't talking about me.
[a smoke grenade comes through the window and hits the Legionnaire in the head]
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References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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awesome show - terrible episode
12 July 2014 | by (Iowa) – See all my reviews

I love this television show and I am a huge fan of Jim Caviezel and Sarah Shahi, but this episode is TERRIBLE. It has huge plot holes that the writers don't normally have. This episode was barely watchable because I kept telling myself that the characters just wouldn't let that happen. This episode provides very little information in the grand scheme of the show other than how Decima got the power to operate Samaritan.

The main characters are fooled like they were beginners and the special guests are not believable in the least and their plight seems dumb. If you are a fan of the show, skip this episode for the sake of your sanity.

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