Person of Interest

Person of Interest – Point of Origin

by Alan Rapp on November 20, 2014

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Person of Interest - Point of Origin

Using a temporary assignment as a trainer at the police academy to keep an eye on the latest number, Reese (Jim Caviezel) soon discovers the cadet (Adria Arjona) isn’t a green recruit but an officer in Internal Affairs looking for a mole for the Brotherhood inside the academy. When she’s framed for the death of her handler, Reese and Fusco work to bring down the man responsible which leads Shaw to make a discovery about her old friend Mini (Winston Duke) who is much more than he appeared to be during their first meeting.

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  • Title: Person of Interest – Honor Among Thieves
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Person of Interest - Honor Among Thieves

When the latest number turns out to be the leader of a heist crew Shaw (Sarah Shahi) suspects the man (Adrian Bellani) may be a potential perpetrator rather than victim, especially after the latest heist turns out to be a deadly biological weapon. Enjoying her latest assignment much more than her regular day job, Shaw joins the crew just in time to protect the number from the other members of the crew who attempt to kill them both for the deadly prize.

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Person of Interest – Prophets

by Alan Rapp on October 24, 2014

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  • Title: Person of Interest – Prophets
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Person of Interests - Prophets

Other than being forced to live their days in their new cover identities and be far more careful of helping the numbers delivered to them by The Machine, the world of Finch (Michael Emerson) and his friends hasn’t been largely effected by Samaritan going online. That all changes here. In an episode that offers flashbacks to Harold’s own difficult creating a trustworthy artificial intelligence, “Prophets” showcases what a system without his painstakingly-created safeguards is capable of accomplishing in almost perfect secrecy.

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Person of Interest – Brotherhood

by Alan Rapp on October 16, 2014

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  • Title: Person of Interest – Brotherhood
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Person of Interest - Brotherhood

When two young children (Amir Mitchell-Townes, Kaci Walfall) steal the cash from a drug sale gone wrong they become the targets of the baddest new gang in town known as The Brotherhood and run by a mystery man named Dominic who no one outside the group can identify. Under his cover as a NYPD Homicide Detective, Reese (Jim Caviezel) works with DEA Agent Erica Lennox (Rosie Benton) to find the kids and the missing $500,000 before the gang find them first.

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Person of Interest – Wingman

by Alan Rapp on October 10, 2014

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  • Title: Person of Interest – Wingman
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Person of Interest - Wingman

Okay, that was F-U-N! In what turns out to be one of the most enjoyable episodes of Person of Interest‘s entire run, Finch (Michael Emerson) reaches out to Fusco (Kevin Chapman) to enlist the detective’s help for the their latest number who is a former dock worker turned professional wingman (Ryan O’Nan) helping single men meet women. Shaw‘s (Sarah Shahi) immense pleasure aside, Fusco struggles to both accept the man’s patronizing advice and keep him safe from danger stemming from a stolen weapon shipment with which he may or may not have been involved.

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Person of Interest – Nautilus

by Alan Rapp on October 2, 2014

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  • Title: Person of Interest – Nautilus
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Person of Interest - Nautilus

As Shaw (Sarah Shahi) begins to enjoy her new cover-identity’s life as a department clerk by day and criminal by night, Reese (Jim Caviezel) enlists the help of reluctant Finch (Michael Emerson) involving the latest number, a gifted but troubled young woman named Claire Mahoney (Quinn Shephard) who is in more danger than she could possibly imagine both from agents of a paramilitary organization whose secret files she hacked and the hidden creator of a game leading her around the city on a scavenger hunt solving complex puzzles to prove her ability.

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Person of Interest – Panopticon

by Alan Rapp on September 24, 2014

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  • Title: Person of Interest – Panopticon
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“Every life matters. You taught me that.”

Person of Interest - Panopticon

After living new lives provided by The Machine for weeks the team finally receives a new number. In his role as a narcotics officer, Reese (Jim Caviezel) joins Fusco (Kevin Chapman) to look into an Egyptian immigrant (Navid Negahban) forced to work for a small-time criminal organization needing the man’s skills to create a computer network safe from Samaritan‘s watching eyes in time for the biggest heroin shipment of the year. The group’s pressure, and Reese’s intervention, put the man’s teenage son in danger leading to Reese deciding to make several questionable decisions including enlisting the help of Elias (Enrico Colantoni).

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Person of Interest – The Complete Third Season

by Alan Rapp on September 12, 2014

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  • Title: Person of Interest – Season Three
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Person of Interest - The Complete Third SeasonBuilding on the groundwork laid in Season Two, the Third Season of Person of Interest brought big changes to the show including the building of a second Machine, the involvement of a terrorist group intent on destroying the Machine, bringing back Shaw (Sarah Shahi) and Root (Amy Acker) – this time as series regulars, and, in a pivotal episode of the season, featuring the death of an important member of the original cast which would leave the team reeling.

Highlights of the season include Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Finch (Michael Emerson) forced to choose between The Machine and the life of a Senator (John Doman), Root’s investigations into Decima Technologies, Shaw and Root’s first partnership, the return of Finch’s fiance (Carrie Preston), a high school reunion, a flashback episode before Finch and Reese met, a two-part episode involving Finch’s old friend old friend (Saul Rubinek) and Control’s (Camryn Manheim) attempt to create her own Machine, the final battle with HR, a girls night out, and death at 40,000 feet.

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  • Title: Person of Interest – Dues Ex Machina
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Person of Interest - Dues Ex Machina

While Shaw (Sarah Shahi) races to back-up Root (Amy Acker) who readies her kamikaze run at Samaritan‘s secret facility, Peter Collier (Leslie Odom, Jr.) begins his trial against those who he holds responsible for The Machine and the government stealing the privacy of its citizens. Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Hersh (Boris McGiver) work frantically to find the courtroom from which Vigilance is broadcasting its own distorted version of justice and whose defendants include Control (Camryn Manheim) and Finch (Michael Emerson).

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  • Title: Person of Interest – A House Divided
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“Well, there’s no way this could go wrong.”

Person of Interest - A House Divided

Things heat up heading into next week’s season finale as Vigilance finally makes its move and the history of Peter Collier (Leslie Odom, Jr.) and his distrust of the system is revealed. Following Finch‘s (Michael Emerson) capture by Greer (John Nolan) and Decima, Root (Amy Acker) leads the team to try and prevent an imminent attack which The Machine can’t quite predict. Given five numbers, Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Shaw (Sarah Shahi) set out to watch their newest set of numbers who include Greer (John Nolan) and Control (Camryn Manheim). Meanwhile, Root puts her hacker team to work on a special project not realizing just how badly Vigilance’s attack of blacking out the city and leaving the group cut-off from the blinded Machine will screw up all her plans.

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