Person of Interest (2011–2016)
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Bad Code 

Detective Carter and Mr. Reese go to Texas to look into Root's past. Root shows to Finch that the people who bought his Machine are evil. Mr. Reese finally finds Finch.


Jon Cassar


Jonathan Nolan (created by), Greg Plageman | 3 more credits »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Caviezel ... John Reese
Taraji P. Henson ... Joss Carter
Kevin Chapman ... Lionel Fusco
Michael Emerson ... Harold Finch
Amy Acker ... Root
Jay O. Sanders ... Special Counsel
Cotter Smith ... Denton Weeks
Boris McGiver ... Hersh
Loudon Wainwright III ... Sheriff Landry (as Loudon Wainwright)
Richard Bekins ... Hanna's Father
Jeremy Kushnier ... Cody Grayson
Margo Martindale ... Barbara Russell
Emily Robinson ... Hanna Frey
Mercedes Griffeth ... Samantha Groves
Kevin Loreque ... Trent Russell


While Reese leaves his newly acquired dog, Bear, with Fusco who will continue to investigate Alicia Corwin's death in New York, Reese and Carter head to Bishop, Texas to follow a lead about Root, and hopefully a still alive Finch who also hopefully did not need to divulge how to access the machine to Root in order to stay alive. Reese believes that Root's real name is Hanna Frey, who went missing in 1991 at age fourteen. In the eyes of the authorities, Hanna, who spent the evening at the library the night she went missing and was reported to have gotten into a man's car after her stint at the library, is presumed dead. Reese and Carter manage to speak to many of the still alive players associated with Hanna or that evening, including Hanna's father, Barb Russell the librarian, Sheriff Landry, and Cody Grayson, a boy at the library that night who is a suspect in Hanna's disappearance since he had previously followed her home. The information they are able to collect - including from ... Written by Huggo

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English | Dutch

Release Date:

4 October 2012 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


One of the accounts that Root created for herself was in the name of Von Neuman. John Von Neuman is one of the founding figures in computer science. See more »


The Texas flag outside of the bar "The Razorback" is hung upside-down! The red color of the flag should be on the bottom, it represents bravery and is symbolic of the blood that was shed. See more »


Root: [after John tracks them down] How did he find us?
Harold Finch: Because you're wrong. He proves you're wrong. Not all humans are bad code.
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References Person of Interest: Super (2012) See more »

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