Recaps4x12: 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.