The next case for Reese and Finch is that of Judge Samuel Gates, a recent widower with a son, Sam Gates Jr. whose nanny, Christina, has been a valued member of the family since Judge Gates' wife took ill just before her death. As Reese starts to trail the judge, he believes that the machine could be wrong in that the intended target is not the judge but rather Sam Jr. Although Finch states that the machine is never wrong, Sam Jr. is indeed kidnapped, which is all part of the larger picture of what will happen to the judge. Reese takes the unusual step of making himself and his goal of finding Sam Jr. known to the judge, who isn't sure what to believe about this mysterious man. Reese and Finch are able to ID one of the kidnappers, who is a member of an Eastern European gang. The kidnappers do contact Judge Gates, they who are not after money, but rather the acquittal of a defendant in one of the judge's case, that of Angela Markham, who is obviously guilty of the relatively minor DWI ...
Did You Know?
The episode title obviously refers to the Person of Interest's position as a judge, but can also refer to the "judgment" each main character made in the episode to place their trust and friendship on. See more
At 21 :46 the crime scene photo of bullet hole is marked as 3' 11" high. When John Reese dug the bullet from the wall it was shoulder high and later Detective Carter had to look up at it. See more
Oh, he comes when he's called. Good. Now if I could just train you to stop trying to kill me.
How long am I going to have to work down here? Commute's a bitch.
You should be grateful. Takes some guys years to make task force. Plus, I let you live.
Performed by The Parlor Mob
Written by Mark Melicia, David James Rosen See more