Person of Interest: The Day the World Went Away Season 5, Ep 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]
Person of Interest: Reassortment Season 5, Ep 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]
Person of Interest: Truth Be Told Season 5, Ep 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]
Person of Interest: SNAFU Season 5, Ep 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]
Person of Interest: YHWH Season 4, Ep 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]
Person of Interest: The Cold War Season 4, Ep 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]
Person of Interest: The Devil You Know Season 4, Ep 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]
Person of Interest: Honor Among Thieves Season 4, Ep 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.
Person of Interest: Pretenders Season 4, Ep 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.
Person of Interest: Prophets Season 4, Ep 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.
Person of Interest: Brotherhood Season 4, Ep 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]
Person of Interest: Wingman Season 4, Ep 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]