Person of Interest

Person of Interest

You are being watched. The government has a secret system, a machine that spies on you every hour of every day. I know because I built it. I designed the Machine to detect acts of terror but it sees everything. Violent crimes involving ordinary people. People like you. Crimes the government considered “irrelevant.” They wouldn’t act so I decided I would. But I needed a partner. Someone with the skills to intervene. Hunted by the authorities, we work in secret. You’ll never find us. But victim or perpetrator, if your number is up, we’ll find you.

Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese (Jim Caviezel), who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch (Michael Emerson) to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special training that Reese has had in Covert Operations and Finch's genius software inventing mind, the two are a perfect match for the job that they have to complete. With the help of surveillance equipment, they work "outside the law" and get the right criminal behind bars.

When Reese's skills are noticed by Carter (Taraji P. Henson), a NYPD detective, and Lionel Fusco (Kevin Chapman), a police officer who Reese uses to his advantage, they investigate the crimes together and find that the right person, information, and at the right time, is able to change everything. Creators J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk (Lost) have done it a great service to unveil this action packed thriller to the networks.

Episode Info

Prev: 5x13 -- Return 0 (Jun/21/2016)

Finch, Reese, Fusco and Shaw take part in one last mission to keep Samaritan from destroying The Machine and establishing its hold over everybody.

James CaviezelJames Caviezel
As John Reese (as Jim Caviezel)
Taraji HensonTaraji Henson
As Detective Joss Carter (as Taraji P. Henson, episodes 1-55)
Kevin ChapmanKevin Chapman
As Detective Lionel Fusco
Amy AckerAmy Acker
As Root (season 3+)
Sarah ShahiSarah Shahi
As Sameen Shaw (season 3+)
Michael EmersonMichael Emerson
As Harold Finch



Reviews: 1
my thoughtsRating: 5 likes, 1 dislikes

This show is great. Love the cast, gets more interesting each ep. hopefully more seasons to come :) Read more

Review posted on Monday, January 7th 2013 at 11:24 am


Reviews: 13
TV Thriller at its BESTRating: 4 likes, 2 dislikes

Totally love this show great cast awesome!! writing. My favorite character in the series absolutely John Reese. And later the other characters were or are developing better and better. Finch, Lionel, Taraji Henson all great. Read more

Review posted on Wednesday, August 15th 2012 at 8:39 am


Reviews: 1
i luv this serieRating: 3 likes, 2 dislikes

Since it came out it totally trapped me, specially cauz i work at computers and im also a programmer :) Read more

Review posted on Tuesday, May 14th 2013 at 8:17 pm

7 reviews available
5x13: Return 0 recap: Financial markets plunge after the computer virus proliferates, spreading across the world... read more.

5x12: .Exe recap: The Machine asks Finch how they got to where they are, and points out that he's commandeered the world's most lethal computer virus. It asks if he's considered all the ramifications of what he's going to do, and Finch insists that it's the only way to stop Samaritan. The Machine says that his friends have always been aware of the risk, but it started with Finch when he created the Machine. The AIS wonders if he's considered what would have happened if he hadn't created it, and says that the world would have been a very different place if it hadn't existed... read more.

5x11: Synecdoche recap: At a cemetery in New York, Reese and Fusco watch Root's burial as she's put in a grave under a false name. Sameen refuses to come, and Reese says that Root would understand that they couldn't bury her under her real name. Fusco admits that he admired Root for her convictions, and Reese says that it's time to finish what Root started. They have to find Finch and Sameen, and divide and conquer... read more.

5x10: The Day the World Went Away recap: Finch goes to a cage and chats with the Machine via a surveillance camera. He's long since accepted that he's probably going to die, but wonders whether his friends will get out alive. The Machine doesn't respond, and Finch figure that he may have made it impossible, and figures it's too late to change anything even if he could. The waitress comes by and says that it's good to have Finch back. He has no idea who she is, and says that it's the first time that he's been there. Once she goes, Finch picks up a matchbook and thanks the Machine before leaving... read more.

5x8: Reassortment recap: A med tech prepares to give Sameen another injection. She describes how she's going to take out the tech, and then does so. Sameen then smashes the camera watching her and uses the barrette to pick the key card lock. The orderlies are unable to get in because Sameen has sabotaged the lock, and Lambert has them get a fire axe to break down the door. They discover that the axe is gone, and Lambert shoots the door out and goes in. Lambert searches the attached shower room and confirms that Sameen isn't there, but sees some loose dirt beneath the sink. He kicks the sink off the wall and finds a maintenance shaft beyond, and realizes how Sameen escaped... read more.
Recurring Guests

John Nolan as Greer (26 eps)
Enrico Colantoni as Charlie Burton / Carl Elias (20 eps)
Robert John Burke as Simmons (15 eps)
Al Sapienza as Precinct Detective (12 eps)
David Valcin as Scarface (11 eps)
Clarke Peters as Quinn (11 eps)
Brett Cullen as Nathan Ingram (10 eps)
Jay O. Sanders as Pennsylvania Two (10 eps)
John Doman as Senator Ross H. Garrison (9 eps)
Boris McGiver as Hersh (9 eps)

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Type: Scripted
Genres: Action, Crime, Drama
Status: Ended
Airs: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 22, 2011
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