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 ...
Did You Know?
The interrogation room in police precinct where Peck rants his troubles and guesses about the Machine to unimpressed Detective Fusco is room number 303, like The Matrix
(1999) the room for choosing red or blue pill and some Resistance activities. See more
The same woman walks by Peck twice when he and Finch are talking. She is carrying a black bag and has a brown cuff on her jacket. See more
Is something wrong, Alicia?
You mean other than being a part of an ongoing conspiracy to spy on millions of Americans?
Yes, but it's all for a good cause.
[Slides a paper toward her
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?
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.
Any other ...
I'm Afraid of Americans
Written by David Bowie
& Brian Eno
Performed by David Bowie See more