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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 (125 Votes cast)

Episode Info

Next: 3x20 -- Death Benefit (Apr/15/2014)

Reese poses as a Secret Service agent to get close to the latest POI, a U.S. congressman who may hold the key to derailing Decima's plans to bring a second Machine online.


Prev: 3x19 -- Most Likely To... (Apr/01/2014)

Finch sends Reese and Sam to a high school reunion to protect their new Number, while he travels to DC with Fusco to look more closely into the death of their last Number at the hands of Vigilance.

  • Currently 7.4/10
7.4/10 (8 Votes 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 Samantha Shaw (season 3+)
Michael EmersonMichael Emerson
As Harold Finch



Reviews: 55
"Person of Interest" is Interesting.Rating: 2 likes, 0 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


Reviews: 1
my thoughtsRating: 2 likes, 0 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: 10
TV Thriller at its BESTRating: 2 likes, 1 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

7 reviews available
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.

3x18: Allegiance recap: The Machine detects a power grid failure in Mosul, Iraq... read more.

3x17: / recap: The Machine monitors Decima's plans to create a new Machine from Samaritan... read more.

3x16: RAM recap: 2010.. read more.

3x15: Last Call recap: At a 911 center, Finch is taking calls and the supervisor, Sandra Nicholson, congratulates him on his skill at handling people. Reese and Sam are watching from across the street, and Finch points out that 911 handles situations that unfold too quickly for the Machine to detect. Finch is there to keep an eye on their newest Number, Sandra. As they talk, Sandra takes an emergency call from a trainee concerning a woman trapped in a car sinking into the river. Thanks to Sandra, the woman, Jackie, manages to break out the window, saving her life... read more.
Recurring Guests

Robert John Burke as Simmons (17 eps)
Enrico Colantoni as Charlie Burton / Carl Elias (13 eps)
Al Sapienza as Precinct Detective (12 eps)
Boris McGiver as Hersh (11 eps)
Clarke Peters as Quinn (11 eps)
Jay O. Sanders as Pennsylvania Two (10 eps)
Brennan Brown as CIA Suit (10 eps)
John Nolan as Greer (9 eps)
Brett Cullen as Ingram (8 eps)
Michael Kelly (1) as Mark Snow (8 eps)

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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: 23
• A célszemély (Used In Hungary)
• В поле зрения (Used In Russia)
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