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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.

Episode Info

Next: 4x13 -- M.I.A. (Feb/03/2015)

Reese and Root investigate a small town in upstate New York that holds the key to Sam's location... and whether she's dead or alive.

Prev: 4x12 -- Control-Alt-Delete (Jan/13/2015)

Control discovers that the new Research division of the ISA is shutting her out from valuable information. When Decima forces her to back down, she continues the investigation on her own... and Reese and Root capture her in a bid to find their teammate Sam.

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 3:24 am


Reviews: 11
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 1:39 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 1:17 pm

7 reviews available
4x12: Control-Alt-Delete recap: The Machine reviews its encounters with Samaritan, Control, and Sam sacrificing herself to save her friends. It then listens as Root and Reese prepare to get Sam back... read more.

4x11: If-Then-Else recap: Market values start fluctuating on Wall Street. Outside, Root meets with Finch and tells him that Samaritan plans to take down the market. They both realize that the crash could send the world into collapse. The market values start going back up and Root warns Finch that Samaritan is engineering the rebounds to keep the computer failsafes from kicking in. She has a briefcase containing a hard drive, and explains that the Machine had a hacker create it as a countermeasure. However, it has to be deployed on-site. Finch says that he'll contact Fusco and Reese to help, while Sam deals with new Numbers... read more.

4x10: The Cold War recap: Finch is ordering a sandwich in Chinatown. He then makes his way down into the railway station, and discovers Root wearing a bear costume, standing over a handcuffed Sam. Root explains that she just got done entertaining at a children's party, and Sam complains that they restrained her. Finch and Root remind her that she's no longer safe now that Samaritan has identified her, and Finch offers her the sandwich as a gift. Sam takes it and Root helps her, and then Sam asks how long they're going to keep her locked up. Finch says that they'll do so until they know it's safe, and Root says that it would be impossible to lock her up against her will anyway. Sam demonstrates that she's already picked the handcuff, and Finch says that Reese is handling their current Number and should be fine on his own... read more.

4x9: The Devil You Know recap: The Machine monitors the team discovering that Dominic plans to take down Elias... and Martine tracking down Sam at the department store... read more.

4x8: Point of Origin recap: Reese, dressed as a SWAT officer, goes in and takes down three men with his paint gun. A woman shoots him in the leg and a buzzer goes off, terminating the training exercise. The woman, Dani Sukva, points out that Reese didn't say to stay off the fire escape and he concedes the point. Finch checks in with Reese, who says that their new Number doesn't need instruction. Finch has received Dani's background check from Fusco and points out that she has nothing distinctive in her history. Reese congratulates the recruits and tells them to clean up. One recruit, Kane, points out that Dani broke ranks, and Dani tells him that she's not done breaking things. Kane hints that it'd be a shame if there was a training accident and walks off. Another candidate, Alex Ortiz, asks Dana to teach him some of her tactics... read more.
Recurring Guests

John Nolan (3) as Greer (19 eps)
Robert John Burke as Simmons (17 eps)
Enrico Colantoni as Charlie Burton / Carl Elias (17 eps)
Boris McGiver as Hersh (13 eps)
Al Sapienza as Precinct Detective (12 eps)
David Valcin as Scarface (11 eps)
Clarke Peters as Quinn (11 eps)
Jay O. Sanders as Pennsylvania Two (10 eps)
Brennan Brown as CIA Suit (10 eps)
Brett Cullen as Ingram (9 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
Episode Order: 22
• A célszemély (Used In Hungary)
• В поле зрения (Used In Russia)
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