Login or register  
TV

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: 4x22 -- YHWH (May/05/2015)


Finch and Root race to save The Machine, which has been located by the rival AI, Samaritan, while Reese is caught in the middle of the final showdown between rival crime bosses Elias and Dominic.


Prev: 4x21 -- Asylum (Apr/28/2015)


As Root and Finch follow a lead to Sam, Reese and Fusco try to find Elias and protect him from Dominic before it's too late. Meanwhile, Control questions one of Samaritan's handlers and learns about The Correction.


Cast
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

colburn

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

wiggle46

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 1:39 am

andressergio

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
Recaps
4x21: Asylum recap: The Machine reviews Finch warning Root about the Machine's lack of concern for her, and then Dominic capturing Elias and Scarface sacrificing himself. Finally it watches Finch warning Control that Samaritan has put a spy in her organization... read more.

4x20: Terra Incognita recap: The Stakeout.. read more.

4x19: Search and Destroy recap: Reese meets with Finch at a warehouse to show him how to use a firearm. Finch refuses, and Reese warns his friend that he won't be around forever. A nearby payphone rings... read more.

4x18: Skip recap: The Machine reviews Finch's meeting with Beth Bridges in Hong Kong, and Samaritan's interest in her... read more.

4x17: Karma recap: The Machine reviews Finch's concerns about the government killing off the engineers who moved the Machine after it was sold to the government, and Nathan's death in the ferry bombing... read more.
Recurring Guests

John Nolan (3) as Greer (24 eps)
Enrico Colantoni as Charlie Burton / Carl Elias (19 eps)
Robert John Burke as Simmons (17 eps)
Al Sapienza as Precinct Detective (13 eps)
Boris McGiver as Hersh (13 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)

View All Recurring Guests
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
Akas
• A célszemély (Used In Hungary)
• В поле зрения (Used In Russia)
This guide is currently edited by:
Gadfly (Challenge)