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Reese and Root both gain access to The Machine, thwarting Decima. However, Root takes Finch captive as part of her plan to find The Machine and set it free. Reese and his new ally Sam Shaw must track Finch down and avoid Decima. Meanwhile, Carter tries to find Cal's killers, and Finch remembers what happened to his partner, Nathan Ingram.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x22
Production Number: 2J7222
Airdate: Thursday May 09th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

CA (CTV) May 09, 2013
TR (CNBC-e) Jun 06, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Nov 28, 2013
UK (Channel 5) May 22, 2014
FI (MTV3) Jun 10, 2014


Guest Stars
Amy AckerAmy Acker
As Root
Brett CullenBrett Cullen
As Nathan Ingram
Jay O. SandersJay O. Sanders
As Special Counsel
Carrie PrestonCarrie Preston
As Grace Hendricks
Boris McGiverBoris McGiver
As Hersh
Morgan SpectorMorgan Spector
As Peter Yogorov
Al SapienzaAl Sapienza
As Det. Terney
Sarah ShahiSarah Shahi
As Samantha Shaw
Enrico ColantoniEnrico Colantoni
As Carl Elias
Peter FriedmanPeter Friedman
As Lawrence Szilard
Jordan LageJordan Lage
As Carson

Co-Guest Stars
Wesley BroulikWesley Broulik
As Caretaker
Tom GalantichTom Galantich
As Businessman (Mr. Chandler)
Brad HeberleeBrad Heberlee
As Engineer
Hadi TabbalHadi Tabbal
As Translator
Susan CellaSusan Cella
As Lady Driver
Richard GallagherRichard Gallagher
As Jilted Man

Anthony ManganoAnthony Mangano
As Detective Kane
Stivi PaskoskiStivi Paskoski
As Eastern European Thug
Main Cast
James CaviezelJames Caviezel
As John Reese
Taraji HensonTaraji Henson
As Detective Joss Carter
Michael EmersonMichael Emerson
As Harold Finch


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Episode Quotes
Reese: We're gonna need to make a pit stop. Someone needs our help.
Samantha Shaw: And the whole "prevent the AI apocalypse thing"?
Reese: You like a challenge, Shaw. We're the good guys, which means we have to do both.

(Sam tosses him a shotgun)
Reese: What's this for?
Samantha Shaw: (getting into a sports car) To help you feel less inadequate as I drive this thing.

Samantha Shaw: Where's Bear?
Reese: Staying with a guy named Leon. Didn't think you even liked the dog.
Samantha Shaw: Like hIm? He's the only reason I'm sticking around.

Carter: Are you okay?
Reese: Sorry, Joss, gotta go. Please keep your head down.
Carter: You too. Though I know you wont'.

Cultural References
The book with the photo of Finch and Nathan inside of it is named The Ghost in the Machine. It is an actual novel written in 1967 by Arthur Koestler.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorJonathan Nolan
Executive ProducerJ.J. Abrams  |  Bryan Burk  |  Jonathan Nolan  |  Greg Plageman
Co-Executive ProducerRichard J. Lewis  |  David Slack  |  Amanda Segel Marks  |  Patrick Harbinson  |  Kathy Lingg
ProducerDenise Thé  |  Margot Lulick  |  Athena Wickham
Co-ProducerStephen Semel  |  Joshua Levey  |  Melissa Scrivner
Associate ProducerNoreen O'Toole
Production DesignerRick Butler (1)
EditorRay Daniels
CastingMark Saks
Unit Production ManagerGail Barringer
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 PhotographyManuel Billeter
Story EditorErik Mountain  |  Sean Hennen
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
Payroll AccountantJenny Lovin
Digital Imaging TechnicianEric Camp
Charge Scenic ArtistEva Davy
"A" Camera 1st AssistantAndy Smith (1)
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