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A former CIA operative is recruited by an enigmatic billionaire to prevent violent crimes.

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Person of Interest: Return 0  Season 5, Episode 13

Finch, Reese, Fusco and Shaw attempt a final mission to keep Samaritan from destroying The Machine and establishing its hold over humanity. (Series finale)
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 21, 2016 at 8:29 PM - 43 comments

Person of Interest: .exe  Season 5, Episode 12

Reese and Shaw rush to catch up with Finch after he infiltrates a maximum security government facility in a bold and dangerous attempt to destroy Samaritan. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 15, 2016 at 4:17 PM - 13 comments

Person of Interest: Synecdoche  Season 5, Episode 11

The team needs to unravel a conspiracy when the president of the United States becomes the next POI; Finch considers drastic action to combat Samaritan. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jun 8, 2016 at 5:20 PM - 13 comments

Person of Interest: The Day the World Went Away  Season 5, Episode 10

Finch's cover is blown due to a fatal error, which leads to an escalating series of encounters with Samaritan's operatives. [more inside]
posted by raysmj on May 31, 2016 at 8:24 PM - 38 comments

Person of Interest: Sotto Voce  Season 5, Episode 9

The fellows go after a bomber known as "The Voice," who turns out to be someone Elias wants as well. In other news, the ladies reunite and...? [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on May 30, 2016 at 10:03 PM - 15 comments

Person of Interest: Reassortment   Season 5, Episode 8

Reese and Finch become trapped in a hospital that becomes ground zero for a deadly viral outbreak. Also, Samaritan's newest recruit has second thoughts and Shaw continues to struggle with reality. [more inside]
posted by raysmj on May 25, 2016 at 12:45 PM - 11 comments

Person of Interest: QSO  Season 5, Episode 7

After killing a bad guy with toe shoes, Root goes out on a mission to investigate a conspiracy theorist radio show that turns out to be on to something. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on May 25, 2016 at 9:28 AM - 10 comments

Person of Interest: A More Perfect Union  Season 5, Episode 6

Most of the gang attend a wedding. Greer tries a new tactic when it comes to brainwashing. Fusco is left to investigate on his own with Bear. [more inside]
posted by jenfullmoon on May 24, 2016 at 12:47 PM - 9 comments

Person of Interest: Shotseeker  Season 5, Episode 5

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.
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 18, 2016 at 7:12 AM - 7 comments

Person of Interest: 6,741  Season 5, Episode 4

Sameen Shaw escapes her captors, but the team is unsure of her mental state when she begins to act paranoid and reckless.
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 16, 2016 at 8:38 PM - 8 comments

Person of Interest: Truth Be Told  Season 5, Episode 3

Reese's cover could be blown when he realizes the latest POI has ties to his old CIA colleague, Kara Stanton. Thus begins what's in no small part a procedural episode that focuses on Reese's backstory and how it affects his present. As such, it's a bit of a throwback to earlier seasons, and a bit of a breather after the one-two punch of the opening episodes of PoI's final season. [more inside]
posted by raysmj on May 10, 2016 at 11:09 PM - 3 comments

Person of Interest: SNAFU  Season 5, Episode 2

The Machine experiences a glitch during rebooting, supplying Reese and Fusco with the numbers of dozens of people not actually involved in crimes, while also locking Finch and Root out after identifying them as threats based on past violent behavior. [more inside]
posted by raysmj on May 10, 2016 at 10:50 PM - 6 comments

Person of Interest: B.S.O.D.  Season 5, Episode 1

Reese and Finch rush to resuscitate what is left of the Machine's source code; Root fights for her life after being targeted by Samaritan. Meanwhile, Fusco is forced to deal with the aftermath of the events that victimized Elias and Dominic. [more inside]
posted by raysmj on May 3, 2016 at 8:39 PM - 18 comments

Person of Interest: YHWH  Season 4, Episode 22

Finch and Root race to save The Machine, which has been located by the rival AI, Samaritan, while Reese is caught in the middle of the final showdown between rival crime bosses Elias and Dominic. Meanwhile, Control is on the hunt for Samaritan's true motives. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on May 6, 2015 at 1:20 PM - 31 comments

Person of Interest: Asylum  Season 4, Episode 21

Fusco and Reese are caught in a rivalry between two crime bosses, Elias and Dominic; a clue regarding Shaw's location may result in Root and Finch being caught in a trap.
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:51 PM - 7 comments

Person of Interest: Terra Incognita  Season 4, Episode 20

Reese embarks on a dangerous personal journey when he tries to solve one of Detective Carter's cold cases.
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 15, 2015 at 7:03 PM - 8 comments

Person of Interest: Search and Destroy  Season 4, Episode 19

Finch and Reese rush to protect a software chief executive officer when his behavior becomes erratic following an attack by a hacker.
posted by oh yeah! on Apr 8, 2015 at 7:14 PM - 5 comments

Person of Interest: Skip  Season 4, Episode 18

Reese tries to protect a bounty hunter who continues to pursue her target despite a potential threat to her life; Finch puts his plan into motion.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:25 PM - 10 comments

Person of Interest: Karma  Season 4, Episode 17

Finch and Reese try to protect a psychologist who uses unorthodox methods to help patients achieve closure; flashbacks reveal Finch's state of mind after the death of his best friend.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 11, 2015 at 7:44 PM - 6 comments

Person of Interest: Blunt  Season 4, Episode 16

Reese and Finch must protect a street-smart grifter after her plan to steal cash from a medical marijuana dispensary fails.
posted by oh yeah! on Mar 7, 2015 at 7:32 AM - 12 comments

Person of Interest: Q & A  Season 4, Episode 15

When Reese tries to protect a software programmer leading a double life, it is unclear where the threat is coming from; a young hacker reaches out to Finch.
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 21, 2015 at 3:31 PM - 5 comments

Person of Interest: Guilty  Season 4, Episode 14

While on a jury for a murder trial, Finch becomes suspicious of another juror; Reese starts to open up to a therapist.
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 15, 2015 at 1:25 PM - 7 comments

Person of Interest: M.I.A.  Season 4, Episode 13

The hunt for Shaw takes Root and Reese to a small town in upstate New York where not everything is as idyllic as it seems; Fusco and a former person of interest team up.
posted by oh yeah! on Feb 7, 2015 at 2:11 PM - 8 comments

Person of Interest: Control-Alt-Delete  Season 4, Episode 12

The government's head of Samaritan (Camryn Manheim) starts to question the methods and intentions of the program; reports of vigilantes surface.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 14, 2015 at 8:26 AM - 14 comments

Person of Interest: If-Then-Else  Season 4, Episode 11

SITUATION LETHAL MULTIPLE STRATEGIES AVAILABLE TIME TO ASSET DESTRUCTION: -00:00:13.527 EVALUATING STRATEGIES..
posted by homunculus on Jan 6, 2015 at 11:33 PM - 18 comments

Person of Interest: The Cold War  Season 4, Episode 10

"Here, Samaritan deploys a variety of non-violent intimidation and manipulation tactics that amount to a well-crafted argument as to why it deserves to win—and “win” means reign supreme over humankind in this case. As the scale of Samaritan’s efforts escalates from the intimate to the epic, its terrifying plot and capacity for destruction are slowly revealed until the tension climaxes with a stunning reveal." - The AV Club [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 17, 2014 at 9:06 PM - 10 comments

Person of Interest: The Devil You Know  Season 4, Episode 9

Team Machine is caught in a power struggle for control of the city's gangs when Elias is targeted by Domonic, the ambitious leader of The Brotherhood. And Samaritan may not be able to see them, but the operatives working for it can. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 26, 2014 at 8:23 AM - 16 comments

Person of Interest: Point of Origin  Season 4, Episode 8

Reese takes temporary assignment as a tactical instructor at the police academy to keep eyes on the NOTW. Samaritan agent Martine uses a blurred security camera picture and human intelligence to start pulling threads on the whereabouts of a Team Machine member. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Nov 19, 2014 at 9:12 AM - 7 comments

Person of Interest: Honor Among Thieves  Season 4, Episode 7

Shaw joins a team of international thieves in order to keep tabs on the latest POI, but an unexpected turn of events puts her in danger of being detected by Samaritan. Meanwhile, Finch and Root undertake a dangerous sabotage mission.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Nov 12, 2014 at 9:46 PM - 16 comments

Person of Interest: Pretenders  Season 4, Episode 6

An extremely ordinary POI takes a dangerous turn, as the team struggles to maintain their covers. Finch has to present a paper at a conference in Hong Kong, so Shaw takes over the train. Reese follows another fake cop, who turns out to be a bit of a fanboy.
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:45 PM - 9 comments

Person of Interest: Prophets  Season 4, Episode 5

In which a golden boy political pollster discovers the harsh realities of campaigning in a digital dystopia, Harold reminisces about the Machine's formative years, Reese goes to anger management, and Root finally meets her adversary's avatar.
posted by homunculus on Oct 21, 2014 at 10:34 PM - 15 comments

Person of Interest: Brotherhood  Season 4, Episode 4

The Gang gets new numbers, a brother and a sister. Turns out they stole $500,000 from a drug deal gone bad, and Finch has to talk an old friend into helping reign in the gangs before they find the money - and the kids. One of the gangs is vicious and smart Brotherhood, and Reese connects with a DEA agent who thinks the Brotherhood is infiltrating police forces, including her own. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 21, 2014 at 1:40 PM - 3 comments

Person of Interest: Wingman  Season 4, Episode 3

The team's new number is a professional wingman, and Fusco has to go undercover as a needy client while Reese deals with a demanding police captain. Meanwhile, Root takes Finch on a scavenger hunt for the Machine. [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Oct 19, 2014 at 5:35 PM - 4 comments

Person of Interest: Nautilus  Season 4, Episode 2

Finch must decide if he can help a brilliant college student engaged in a life-and-death scavenger hunt without alerting Samaritan. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Oct 1, 2014 at 10:24 AM - 6 comments

Person of Interest: Panoptican  Season 4, Episode 1

The team is incognito to Samaritan, which (who?) has found a John of its own. A number comes up and the way forward is made slightly clearer. [more inside]
posted by viggorlijah on Sep 23, 2014 at 7:29 PM - 15 comments

Person of Interest: Deus Ex Machina  Season 3, Episode 23

The Machine and government surveillance are put on trial, and the judgement may fundamentally change the order of things. Season finale.
posted by homunculus on May 13, 2014 at 10:36 PM - 21 comments

Person of Interest: A House Divided  Season 3, Episode 22

Alliances and rivalries get reaccessed as the major factions make their move. This is the second to last episode of the season. [more inside]
posted by homunculus on May 6, 2014 at 10:28 PM - 18 comments