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Person of Interest: Bury the Lede

When an investigative reporter gets too close to the head of HR, her number comes up and Reese must get close to her without revealing that he is the mystery vigilante. Meanwhile, Fusco finds himself torn when Simmons tells him to help HR... or else.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x5
Production Number: 2J7205
Airdate: Thursday November 01st, 2012

Director: Jeffrey G. Hunt
Writer: David Slack

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV) Nov 01, 2012
AU (Nine Network) Nov 05, 2012
UK (Channel 5) Nov 21, 2013
NZ (ONE) Aug 25, 2014

  • Currently 8.8/10
8.8/10 (14 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Paige TurcoPaige Turco
As Zoe Morgan
Robert John BurkeRobert John Burke
As Simmons
Brennan BrownBrennan Brown
As Special Agent Donnelly
Clarke PetersClarke Peters
As Quinn
Gloria VotsisGloria Votsis
As Maxine Angelis
John VentimigliaJohn Ventimiglia
As Christopher Zambrano

Co-Guest Stars
Anthony ManganoAnthony Mangano
As Kane
Richard V. LicataRichard V. Licata
As Ed Griffin
Kevin CollinsKevin Collins
As Landon Walker
Rick GiffordRick Gifford
As Agent Craig Bogle
John Henry CoxJohn Henry Cox
As Paul Hix
Jeremie HarrisJeremie Harris
As Agent Clark
Main Cast
James Caviezel
As John Reese
Taraji Henson
As Detective Joss Carter
Kevin Chapman
As Detective Lionel Fusco
Michael Emerson
As Harold Finch


The news is filled with stories about the mayoral race between councilman Ed Griffin and Assistant D.A Landon Walker. Reporter Maxine Angelis has information about one of Griffin's money men cooking the books...

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
DJ ShadowBuilding Steam with a Grain of SaltFusco takes the ledger

Episode Quotes
Carter: Is it weird that that just makes me want to catch him more?
Fusco: For you? No.

(as Reese adjusts his rifle)
Finch: I do wish you wouldn't do that here.
Reese: When I do it in the park, people look at me funny.

Maxine Angelis: He always seems to be there just in time. And whoever he is, he saves a lot of lives. And he shoots a lot of kneecaps.
Reese: Sounds like a great guy.

Finch: Did you get a a good look at the men who were shooting you?
Reese: I tried, but they were shooting at me.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJonathan Nolan
Executive ProducerJ.J. Abrams  |  Bryan Burk  |  Jonathan Nolan  |  Greg Plageman
Co-Executive ProducerDavid Slack  |  Patrick Harbinson  |  Amanda Segel Marks  |  Richard J. Lewis  |  Kathy Lingg
ProducerDenise Thé  |  Margot Lulick  |  Athena Wickham
Co-ProducerMelissa Scrivner  |  Joshua Levey  |  Stephen Semel
Associate ProducerNoreen O'Toole
Production DesignerDan Leigh
EditorMark Conte
CastingMark Saks
Unit Production ManagerGail Barringer
First Assistant DirectorPeter Soldo
Second Assistant DirectorKate Bogle
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
Post Production SupervisorChris Risner
Re-Recording MixerKeith Rogers (1)  |  Scott Weber
GafferJim McCullagh
Director of PhotographyStephen McNutt
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 Costume DesignerLisa Frucht
Charge Scenic ArtistEva Davy
Video Playback OperatorMike Sime
Visual Effects Assistant EditorL.B. Brodie
Warning: Person of Interest season 2 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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