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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.
  • Currently 9.1/10
9.1/10 (139 Votes cast)


Episode Info

Next: 4x01 -- Panopticon (Sep/23/2014)


Forced to take on new identities created by Root, the team tries to adapt to their new lives. However, some find it hard to ignore The Machine’s numbers, which puts them all at risk of being detected by Samaritan.


Prev: 3x23 -- Deus Ex Machina (May/13/2014)


While Reese and Hersh try to track down Finch, who is on trial by Vigilance, Sam helps Root sabotage Samaritan. Meanwhile, Finch has no choice but to confess that he created the Machine and defend his actions.

  • Currently 9.2/10
9.2/10 (12 Votes cast)

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

Reviews

colburn

Reviews: 1
my thoughtsRating: 4 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 3:24 am

wiggle46

Reviews: 11
TV Thriller at its BESTRating: 3 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 1:39 am

Sergios

Reviews: 55
"Person of Interest" is Interesting.Rating: 2 likes, 1 dislikes

Ever since we know NSA is monitoring people this show has more and more appeal to people. It is entertaining, it has absolutely excellent actors and actresses in them and most of all a great story that is never getting dull. Read more

Review posted on Friday, December 20th 2013 at 2:20 am

7 reviews available
Recaps
3x23: Deus Ex Machina recap: The Machine checks all available surveillance cameras, trying to find Finch... read more.

3x22: A House Divided recap: 2010.. read more.

3x21: Beta recap: The Machine reviews Harold and Grace together, and Finch leaving the team after they believe The Machine wants them to kill a man. As Samaritan goes online, The Machine obscures its digital footprint... read more.

3x20: Death Benefit recap: The news continues to fill with stories about the secret Northern Lights government program. Reese and Sam are at a diner and Reese watches the news with interest. Sam doesn't really care that Control is now in trouble, but Reese points out that the government will eliminate anyone who knows anything. A black SUV pulls up outside and Reese tells Sam that they have to go. They go outside and approach the two men, Ray and Julio, who arrived. Reese pays them a million for cocaine, but then tells each man that the other one plans to betray him and take all the money. When the two men draw on each other, Sam and Reese knock them out and scatter the drugs around, and Reese calls Fusco to arrest them both... read more.

3x19: Most Likely To... recap: Reese and Sam are watching the new Number, Leona Wainwright, a clerical assistant in the Office of Personnel Management. She's in New York to see a Broadway show. They flip who get to save Leona and Reese loses the toss. He approaches Leona's cab and Sam realizes that it hasn't moved. They realize the cab driver isn't the man it's licensed to and Sam moves in to backup Reese. Meanwhile, the driver draws a gun on Leona and then take out a remote when he sees Reese. The man triggers an explosion, destroying the cab and knocking Reese back... read more.
Recurring Guests

Robert John Burke as Simmons (17 eps)
Enrico Colantoni as Charlie Burton / Carl Elias (14 eps)
Boris McGiver as Hersh (13 eps)
Al Sapienza as Precinct Detective (12 eps)
John Nolan (3) as Greer (12 eps)
Clarke Peters as Quinn (11 eps)
Jay O. Sanders as Pennsylvania Two (10 eps)
Brennan Brown as CIA Suit (10 eps)
David Valcin as Scarface (9 eps)
Brett Cullen as Ingram (8 eps)

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Warning: Person of Interest guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama
Status: Returning Series
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 22, 2011
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