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Person of Interest

Series Summary
Former CIA agent Reese (Jim Caviezel) -- now presumed dead -- and billionaire software genius Finch (Michael Emerson) join forces as a vigilante crime-fighting team. Using Finch's program, which employs pattern recognition to determine individuals who will soon be involved in violent crimes, they combine Reese's covert-operations training and Finch's money and cyberskills to stop crimes before they happen. Former Army Intelligence Support Activity operative Sameen Shaw joins the pair in their quest.

Air Dates: 2011 - Present

Genres: Crime drama

Network: CBS

Next Episode:

Season 4, Ep. 3 : Wingman Oct 7, 2014

Finch asks Fusco to stay close to the latest person of interest; Reese must learn to adhere to the rules at his new job; Root and Finch are sent on a mysterious errand.

  • Season 4, Ep. 2 : Nautilus Sep 30, 2014

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    Despite not wanting to help with the new numbers, Finch's interest is piqued when the newest person of interest turns out to be a brilliant college student involved with a mysterious scavenger hunt.

  • Season 4, Ep. 1 : Panopticon Sep 23, 2014

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    Having taken on new identities provided by Root, the team members try to adapt to their new lives; when some find it difficult to ignore the machine's numbers, they put everyone at risk of being found by Samaritan.

  • Season 3, Ep. 23 : Deus Ex Machina May 13, 2014

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    The team work to stop Samaritan from coming online and targeting them; the battle against Vigilance reaches a conclusion.

  • Season 3, Ep. 22 : A House Divided May 6, 2014

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    The machine sends the team five different numbers to investigate when an unknown entity blocks details about an impending catastrophic event; Root's hackers arrive in New York.

  • Season 3, Ep. 21 : Beta Apr 29, 2014

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    Reese and Shaw are hunted by Decima; Greer uses Finch's greatest weakness -- his former fiancee -- to lure him out of hiding.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • This is the rare crime drama that revels in actual mystery, its dark, paranoid tone embodied by two damaged heroes. show more

  • The characters aren't terribly deep and the dialog doesn't take advantage of Emerson's and Caviezel's acting chops. show more

  • If Person of Interest can calibrate the relationship between the leads in a way that makes their interactions more compelling, and if the show finds ways to answer Nolan's questions in creative and unexpected ways, it could be CBS' next addictive drama. If it ends up being a post-9/11 version of 'The Equalizer,' then this person will quickly lose interest. show more

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