The episode begins with Sarah considering, with hindsight, whether she could stop scientists that were building tools of mankind's destruction. After reviewing the paperwork gleaned from the men sent back in time, she decides to visit Terissa Dyson to get a lead on Skynet. She finds her at the cemetery where she is visiting the grave of her husband. Terissa gives Sarah a lead, Andy Goode, who was an intern at Cyberdyne and a friend of Miles Dyson..Read the full recap
visual: Cameron applies eyeliner
John: You're getting pretty good at that.
Cameron: Thank you.
John: Still it's not exactly brain surgery or anything. Be pretty funny if you were some sort of advanced cybernetic intelligence, yet stumped by a stick of eyeliner.
Cameron: No it's not brain surgery. It would have to be a lot sharper for brain surgery.
John: Okay, now blend in.
Cameron: Blend in.
John: Yeah, I mean don't seem like a freak. You know what I mean, right?
Cameron: Freak. Weirdo, Kook. Oddball. Crackpot. Strange duck. Queer potato. Nut. I've been reading the dictionary.
John: Yeah see, that's what I'm talking about. You do that, you sound like a freak.
John: So about the cellphone guy.
Sarah: I uh... I'm having dinner with him tonight.
John: Dinner? (laughs) You mean, like a date?
Sarah: Not a date.
Cameron: Are you going to kill him?
Sarah: Kill him? I don't know the first thing about him!
Cameron was able to perform a perfect impersonation of a human student in the pilot, and yet now she can't...
She was most likely programmed to be able to befriend John, but that was as far as her social capabilities went.
The title of this episode "The Turk" refers to a computer system developed to play chess. It the real world, "The Turk" was a mechanical automaton built in 1770 to play chess. It was later revealed to be a hoax and operated by a man.