Season 3, Episode 17
The Machine tasks Root to find a janitor who has a mysterious past. However, when her presence endangers him, the Machine sends his number to Finch as well.
Season 3, Episode 16
The secrets of Finch's operation before Reese joined him are chronicled, including revelations about ties to current events.
Season 3, Episode 15
Finch infiltrates an emergency call center to keep tabs on a 911 operator, but he quickly learns that the case is more complicated than he originally thought.
Season 3, Episode 14
Reese returns to New York to rejoin Finch. Meanwhile, the Machine supplies the number of an antiquities thief, launching a turn of events that leads to the team planning an elaborate heist.
Season 3, Episode 13
Reese boards an international flight in an attempt to leave the team for good, but he soon realizes that his travel plans have been manipulated.
Season 3, Episode 12
The team face threats from multiple enemies as they protect a dying man, but the absence of Reese hinders their efforts and puts them all in danger.
Season 3, Episode 11
A series of flashbacks to Finch's teen years provide insight into his creation of the Machine. Meanwhile, a dying man's number comes up; and Reese strikes out on his own.
The team seeks justice for Carter's murder, but Finch fears that one person may go too far in the battle against HR. Meanwhile, NYPD officer Patrick Simmons' number comes up.
The battle to bring crime organization HR to justice reaches new heights. Meanwhile, the POI team faces its greatest threat when the Machine gives out Reese's number.
Season 3, Episode 8
Finch receives 38 numbers at once, which turn out to be connected to a mysterious person who is instigating a major conflict between HR and the Russian mob. Meanwhile, Carter's past with her son's father is revealed through a series of flashbacks.
The team keep tabs on a hypnotherapist whose number has come up. Elsewhere, Carter goes after an antiques dealer who has an HR connection.
A newly freed Root receives instructions from the Machine and requires Shaw's assistance to carry them out. Meanwhile, Finch and Reese receive a number for an amicable estate investigator.
Season 3, Episode 5
Shaw reluctantly accepts an assignment to tail a 10-year-old girl whose number has come up, but she eventually grows to admire the girl's surveillance skills. Elsewhere, Carter's plan to bring down HR may be exposed.
A number comes up for a well-known New York lawyer who may have been responsible for the death of her husband. Elsewhere, problems arise when Carter's new partner spots her with Reese.
Reese recruits Zoe Morgan, Carter and Shaw to help him keep tabs on a chameleon playboy whose number has come up. Elsewhere, Root is hunted by a dangerous enemy and turns to the Machine for help escaping from her psych ward.
A number comes up for an online entrepreneur who routinely invades other people's privacy but then finds his own being attacked. Meanwhile, Carter is paired with a new rookie partner.
Season 3, Episode 1
The third season opens as the Machine—still missing but now completely self-governed—resumes providing "irrelevant" numbers for people who will be involved in violent crimes, starting with a U.S. naval officer who's in New York for Fleet Week. Elsewhere, Carter goes after the corrupt police organization HR; and Root tests the boundaries of the asylum.