Person of Interest

Person of Interest – Provenance

by Alan Rapp on February 6, 2014

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Person of Interest - Provenance

When the latest number turns out to be an Olympic gymnast turned art thief (Elaine Tan) with an obsessed Interpol agent (Henri Lubatti) on her trail, Shaw (Sarah Shahi) prevents the robbery of the Gutenberg Bible. After doing so, however, she learns the situation is far more complicated than it initially appeared. Discovering that Kelli Lin is being blackmailed into a series of robberies by a nefarious character (Gene Farber) keeping the gymnast’s child hostage, Finch (Michael Emerson), Shaw, Fusco (Kevin Chapman), and Reese (Jim Caviezel) all decide to help her pull her next job.

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Person of Interest – 4C

by Alan Rapp on January 16, 2014

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Person of Interest - 4C

Boarding an international flight to begin a fresh start, Reese (Jim Caviezel) becomes aggravated when it becomes obvious The Machine has a mission for him aboard the plane whether he wants one or not. Despite his initial refusal to help, Reese gets sucked into protecting the programmer (Samm Levine) of an online international narcotics black market whose two U.S. Marshal protectors are both taken out of the equation just after takeoff.

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Person of Interest – Aletheia

by Alan Rapp on January 9, 2014

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“I’ve got finesse coming out of my ass, Harold.”

Person of Interest - Aletheia

In a rescue attempt that frees Finch (Michael Emerson), Shaw (Sarah Shahi), and Arthur (Saul Rubinek) from Control’s (Camryn Manheim) clutches, Root (Amy Acker) ends up taking their place and is slowly tortured for information about her access to The Machine. Jumping out of the frying pan and into the fire, Shaw and Finch head to retrieve Samartian’s hard drives from a safety deposit box only to be ambushed by both Vigilance and Hersh‘s (Boris McGiver) men. With Arthur and Finch trapped in the vault, Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Fusco (Kevin Chapman) stuck in a jail in Colorado, Vigilance’s armed band in control of the bank, and Hersh’s men surrounding the building, Shaw has to find a way to get her team out alive (by blowing shit up).

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Person of Interest – Lethe

by Alan Rapp on December 19, 2013

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Person of Interest - Lethe

With Reese (Jim Caviezel) on a cross-country soul-searching trip at the bottom of the bottle, and Fusco (Kevin Chapman) keeping tabs on him for Finch (Michael Emerson), resources are stretched rather thin. After ignoring The Machine for days, Harold finally discovers the latest number is an old friend (Saul Rubinek) and computer developer who worked for a rival team to build a version of The Machine following the events of 9/11 but is now suffering from a brain tumor making his ability to both remember and keep quiet about top secret operations like Samaritan a secret.

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  • Title: Person of Interest – The Devil’s Share
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Person of Interest - The Devil's Share

Following the death of Carter (Taraji P. Henson) both Shaw (Sarah Shahi) and an injured Reese (Jim Caviezel) separately scour the city for any trace of Simmons (Robert John Burke). Unable to find or stop Reese, Finch (Michael Emerson) and Fusco (Kevin Chapman) convince Shaw to help them find Simmons first which begins with tracking down Quinn (Clarke Peters) who is being guarded by Federal Marshals and about to be indicted as the head of HR. But to accomplish this Finch will have to find a way to trust Root (Amy Acker).

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Person of Interest – The Crossing

by Alan Rapp on November 21, 2013

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Person of Interest - The Crossing

As Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Carter (Taraji P. Henson) attempt to escort a wounded Quinn (Clarke Peters) into FBI custody, Finch (Michael Emerson) receives Reese’s number from The Machine who every criminal and killer in the city are hunting to claim the bounty put on his head from HR. Before Shaw (Sarah Shahi) and Fusco (Kevin Chapman) can arrive as back-up, Finch looses contact with Reese forcing Finch to consider doing the impossible and asking Root (Amy Acker) for help as Fusco and Shaw split up to cover both routes Carter and Reese could use to get into Manhattan.

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Person of Interest – Endgame

by Alan Rapp on November 14, 2013

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“You once asked me to trust you, to do what needed to be done. Now I’m asking the same of you.”

Person of Interest - Endgame

After millions of the Russian mob’s drugs are stolen out from under the couriers by Carter (Taraji P. Henson), who frames HR for the theft in an attempt to drive a final wedge between the two groups, Finch (Michael Emerson) receives the numbers of 38 cops from The Machine and Reese (Jim Caviezel) realizes their friend is responsible for lighting the fuse on a gang war.

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  • Title: Person of Interest – The Perfect Mark
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Person of Interest - The Perfect Mark

The latest number delivered by The Machine is a hypno-therapist (Aaron Staton) who uses the vulnerable state of his clients to phish for personal information he later uses to break into their personal accounts and steal by creating fake donations to a charity that doesn’t exist. While shadowing him, Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Shaw (Sarah Shahi) discover this isn’t the only con the man is playing as he and his partner (James Joseph O’Neil) rip-off an investor to the tune of $50,000 in a single afternoon.

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Person of Interest – Mors Praematura

by Alan Rapp on October 31, 2013

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Person of Interest - Mors Praematura

While Finch (Michael Emerson) helps an estate investigator (Kirk Acevedo) look into the questionable death of his foster brother (Michael Esper), tries to track down Root (Amy Acker) who has kidnapped Shaw (Sarah Shahi) in order to enlist her help for a mission for The Machine which has come to understand the need for self-preservation and has chosen the two women to help keep it safe against an imminent threat.

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Person of Interest – Razgovor

by Alan Rapp on October 24, 2013

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

When The Machine gives Finch (Michael Emerson) the number of an orphaned 10 year-old girl (Danielle Kotch) with surveillance skills beyond her years and dreams of being a spy, Shaw‘s (Sarah Shahi) patience is put to the test. When Shaw discovers the young girl bugged her entire building (which isn’t exactly in the best part of town) she and Reese (Jim Caviezel) are stuck with a multitude of suspects and motives for the well-organized group of men that want to do her harm. Just as Shaw was starting to bond with the girl she looses her, but wounded or not the former spy has not intention of letting Reese and Finch continue on without her.

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