Person of Interest (2011–2016)
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Reese protects an NYPD analyst whose investigation into a software glitch has drawn the attention of Samaritan. Also, Reese and Fusco are threatened by an ally of Elias's, who is looking to avenge his friend's death.


Maja Vrvilo


Jonathan Nolan (created by), Andy Callahan | 2 more credits »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Caviezel ... John Reese
Kevin Chapman ... Lionel Fusco
Amy Acker ... Root
Sarah Shahi ... Sameen Shaw (credit only)
Michael Emerson ... Harold Finch
James Le Gros ... Bruce Moran
Joshua Close ... Jeff Blackwell (as Josh Close)
Will Connolly ... Ethan Garvin
Brit Whittle ... Benjamin Haas
Peter Gray Lewis ... JD Carrick
Enrico Colantoni ... Carl Elias
Julie Cavaliere ... Mary Mulhall
Finnerty Steeves ... RTCC Supervisor
Jonathan Wilde ... RTCC Dispatch
Tyson Hall ... 4D


The team is divided in their efforts. Finch has set up a confined simulation to see how the Machine would fare against Samaritan in an open battle, the process largely excluding Root. Beyond that exclusion, Root and Finch have a philosophical disagreement on how best to handle the outcome of the simulation, most specifically if Finch needs to make changes to the Machine's coding so that she can better protect herself. Fusco has been menacingly approached by Bruce Moran, an associate of Elias'. Moran, who had been underground since Elias' death four months ago, is looking for answers from the people he thinks are in the know, Fusco only the most visible. They have to decide how much to divulge to Moran for his and their own good. With those three occupied, Reese is left largely on his own to deal with the latest number, that belong to Ethan Garvin, a sound analyst for ShotSeeker, a company that produced and administers a program used by the NYPD that monitors false alarm sounds, most ... Written by Huggo

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Release Date:

17 May 2016 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Fusco calls the team "The Nerd Herd"; a phrase used for the computer geeks on the show Chuck (2007), as a play on The Geek Squad from Best Buy stores. The main character in that show is able to to save people in a similar way as this one because he has a supercomputer in his head. See more »


When we first see Root (about 5 minutes in) she is facing the cage with her hand on the padlock. She then drops the lock & suddenly she is facing away from the cage with her arms folded. She then lets her arms drop to her sides and a few seconds letter she folds them again but when the view changes to a shot from inside the cage her arms are by her sides before she folds them again. See more »


Root: What's your plan, Harry? Zip tie it to a chair and ask it questions?
Harold Finch: No, I thought I'd leave that to the Machine.
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Crazy Credits

The opening monologue starts as usual, with Finch speaking, but then his voice starts to alternate with Greer's, whose monologue is a frighteningly different twist on Finch's. See more »


References Mr. Wizard (1951) See more »

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