A businessman, Bill, takes the elevator down from his office. Two men are already in the elevator, and Reese gets into the elevator just before the doors closed. As the elevator goes down, Reese points out that Bill has flowers for his wife and notes that she likes roses instead. He explains that he’s an independent contractor and advises Bill not to step out on his wife. Reese then explains that some women like Bill’s wife might hire two men to come to his office, disable the security cameras, and make it look like a robbery gone wrong. The two men in the elevator go for their guns. When the elevator gets to the bottom, Reese leaves the two men dead and advises Bill to hire a good divorce lawyer...Read the full recap
Finch: Theresa's body was never recovered.
Reese: Uh, "presumed dead'? That's a reasonable assumption.
Finch: The police only see what they choose to look for. The Machine sees almost everything.
Reese: This was a professional hit. Muzzle impressions were made after the fact, made it look point blank, like the father did it. Cops missed it.
Finch: And you know that how?
Reese: That's how I would have done it.
Ingram: How are we supposed to live with this, knowing that someone out there needs help?
Finch: Well, we don't have to. I've coded the Machine. Every night at midnight, it deletes the irrelevant list. We didn't build this to save somebody. we built it to save everybody.