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Carter and Reese travel to Texas to unravel a 21-year-old missing child case and get a line on Root... the mysterious woman who has abducted Finch and Weeks, and plans to find the Machine no matter what it takes.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x2
Production Number: 2J7202
Airdate: Thursday October 04th, 2012


Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV) Oct 04, 2012
AU (Nine Network) Oct 15, 2012
UK (Channel 5) Oct 31, 2013
IE (RTÉ TWO) Jul 14, 2014

  • Currently 9/10
9/10 (18 Votes cast)

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Flash
Guest Stars
Amy AckerAmy Acker
As Root
Recurring
Jay O. SandersJay O. Sanders
As Special Counsel
Recurring
Cotter SmithCotter Smith
As Deputy Director Denton L. Weeks
Recurring
Boris McGiverBoris McGiver
As Hersh
Recurring
Loudon Wainwright IIILoudon Wainwright III
As Sheriff Landry (as Loudon Wainwright)
Richard BekinsRichard Bekins
As Mr. Frey
Jeremy KushnierJeremy Kushnier
As Cody Grayson
Margo MartindaleMargo Martindale
As Barbara Russell

Co-Guest Stars
Emily RobinsonEmily Robinson
As Hanna Frey
Ryan AndesRyan Andes
As Shep
Mercedes GriffethMercedes Griffeth
As Samantha Groves
Justin PattersonJustin Patterson
As Motel Manager
Kevin LorequeKevin Loreque
As Trent Russell
Che AyendeChe Ayende
As Deputy
Rebecca MetzRebecca Metz
As Barbara Russell (1991)
Abdiel GonzalezAbdiel Gonzalez
As PDE Driver
Main Cast
James CaviezelJames Caviezel
As John Reese
Taraji HensonTaraji Henson
As Detective Joss Carter
Kevin ChapmanKevin Chapman
As Detective Lionel Fusco
Michael EmersonMichael Emerson
As Harold Finch

Recap

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Episode Notes
In this episode we learn that Root's real name is Samantha Groves.



Episode Quotes
Fusco: Did you just jack my phone?
Reese: It's a malware app. Little tip--someone offers you a great deal on any sort of male-enhancement pill, don't click on it.

Root: Amazing. We've managed to perfect the apple--a genetically modified version that never goes brown. And yet, we still haven't upgraded human beings. the human race has stalled out, Harold. And from what I've seen, most of it is rotten to the core.

Root: But you must see I'm on your side.
Finch: I'm not on any side.
Root: You know what I mean. I am the best friend, the best support, the best partner you will ever have. And definitely the most fun.

Reese: Carter, you can keep the rental. Guys are lending me a truck.
Carter: Why is there a crossbow on the bed?
Reese: Long story, but we're friends now.

Reese: Harold, meet Bear. Unfortunately, my apartment has a strict policy regarding dogs.
Finch: I have a strict policy regarding rare first editions. Namely, don't eat them.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorJonathan Nolan
Executive ProducerJ.J. Abrams  |  Bryan Burk  |  Jonathan Nolan  |  Greg Plageman
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Slack  |  Kathy Lingg  |  Patrick Harbinson  |  Amanda Segel Marks  |  Richard J. Lewis
ProducerMargot Lulick  |  Athena Wickham  |  Denise Thé
Co-ProducerMelissa Scrivner  |  Joshua Levey  |  Stephen Semel
Associate ProducerNoreen O'Toole
Production DesignerDan Leigh
EditorMark Conte
CastingMark Saks
Unit Production ManagerGail Barringer
First Assistant DirectorMichael Pitt (2)
Second Assistant DirectorAdam T. Weisinger
MusicRamin Djawadi
Music EditorTom Trafalski
Costume DesignerFrank L Fleming
Key GripTed Lehane
Set DecoratorRon Von Blomberg
Location ManagerPaul Kramer (2)
Property MasterRuth Dipasquale
Script SupervisorAnthony Pettine
Assistant EditorRyan Malanaphy
Post Production SupervisorChris Risner
Supervising Sound EditorMatthew Sawelson
Re-Recording MixerScott Weber  |  Keith Rogers (1)
GafferJim McCullagh
Director of PhotographyManuel Billeter
Story EditorErik Mountain  |  Sean Hennen
Stunt CoordinatorPeewee Piemonte
Sound MixerNoah Timan
Main Title ThemeJ.J. Abrams
Visual Effects SupervisorChris Wright (4)  |  Jay Worth
Department Head HairBelinda Anderson
Casting AssociateJohn Andrews (1)
Department Head Make-upToy Russell Van Lierop
Original CastingApril Webster
Assistant To The Executive ProducerElena Beecher
Charge Scenic ArtistEva Davy
Writers' AssistantLucas O'Connor
 
Warning: Person of Interest season 2 episode 2 guide may contain spoilers
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