Person of Interest (2011–2016)
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Finch, Reese, Fusco and Shaw embark on one last mission to prevent Samaritan from destroying The Machine and cementing its hold over mankind.

Director:

Chris Fisher

Writers:

Jonathan Nolan (created by), Jonathan Nolan | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Caviezel ... John Reese
Kevin Chapman ... Lionel Fusco
Amy Acker ... The Machine
Sarah Shahi ... Sameen Shaw
Michael Emerson ... Harold Finch
John Doman ... Senator Ross Garrison
Carrie Preston ... Grace Hendricks
Joshua Close ... Jeff Blackwell (as Josh Close)
John Douglas Thompson John Douglas Thompson ... Murphy
Neal Matarazzo ... Lt. Kearny
Justin Grace ... Younger Cop
Dylan Chalfy ... Hanger
Dick Brennan Dick Brennan ... Newscaster
Kristine Johnson Kristine Johnson ... News Anchor
Jack Davis Jack Davis ... Little Reese
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Storyline

Shaw visits Root's grave to say her final goodbyes. Mr. Reese and Lionel are given the rough edge tongue by the police chief, who figures out that John is in fact the man in a suit. The police arrest them and are ready to make them disappear forever. However, they are interrupted by Mr. Finch's arrival. The team splits in two, Lionel and Shaw who remain with the the Machine in order to protect it, while Mr. Reese and Mr. Finch attempt to destroy Samaritan's back-up servers. Mr. Finch says his final goodbye to his friend, Mr. Reese. Wounded by a gunshot, he starts hallucinating Root, while Mr. Reese sacrifices himself. Shaw finally avenges Root's death. Written by Andy Ward

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

This episode is the series finale. See more »

Goofs

In the series finale; the evil machine, Samaritan. launches a cruise missile at the (fictional) satellite dish on the rooftop of 1133 Avenue of the Americas, NYC, NY and destroys the rooftop. In fact, a US Navy ship off the coast of NYC would launch a real Raytheon SM-6 missile and destroy the cruise missile shorty after it was launched and long before it got anywhere near NYC. The SM-6 missile has shot down test cruise missiles and it's deployed on many US Navy surface ships. However it is conceivable that just as Samaritan took control of the USS Garner to launch the cruise missile, it also could have taken control of any and all US Navy ships in the area to prevent the missile from being shot down. See more »

Quotes

Harold Finch: [to John] When I hired you, I suspected you were gonna be a great employee. What I couldn't have anticipated was that you would become
[chokes up]
Harold Finch: such a good friend.
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Crazy Credits

The standard opening sequence with Finch's (and during most of season 5, also Greer's) voiceover is absent. All that is left is the title card that appears after the first scene on the skyscraper roof with Finch. See more »

Soundtracks

Bunsen Burner
Written by CUTS
Performed by CUTS
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I am speechless
22 June 2016 | by From_the_FutureSee all my reviews

Person of Interest has always been a great show. From the very start i loved this show , i was super bummed when this got cancelled , but the relief i had when Season 5 got into production.

This Episode is not only the best episode of the series , but it goes down as the best episode in TV history , matching greatness of Breaking Bad's Ozymandias.

I Couldn't think of a more fitting end to the series , than what was portrayed , it is emotional ride , the best hour of TV i had in years , its just too much , Every Second was brilliant , i simply didn't want it to End. I Feel so empty now that its Ended. Its just that beautiful.

As the Dust settles , at the end , you will love what you just Witnessed. Its simply beautiful and amazing.

Years from now , People will look back at this Show and Question why it was cancelled.


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