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Person of Interest

Episodes

23 Episodes 2011 - 2012

Presumed-dead ex-CIA agent John Reese (Jim Caviezel) and reclusive billionaire Harold Finch (Michael Emerson) try to stop murders before they happen in this crime-drama series. In Season 1, viewers are introduced to Finch, Reese and "the Machine," a computer-surveillance program that predicts acts of violence and supplies the Social Security numbers of people who will be involved in them. Designed by Finch to anticipate and prevent acts of terrorism, the Machine has a glitch: It's able to identify all acts of violence, not just ones related to government security. The government deems the non-terrorism cases as "irrelevant," and those numbers are erased at the end of each day. Consumed by guilt over murders he knew would happen but was unable to stop, Finch goes rogue and recruits Reese, and the two begin doling out vigilante justice on the "irrelevant" cases. In order to get inside information on New York's corrupt police department, Reese befriends formerly crooked cop Lionel Fusco (Kevin Chapman). Meanwhile, Reese is tailed by principled detective Joss Carter (Taraji P. Henson), who has little patience for vigilantes. As the season progresses, additional information about the origins of the Machine—and potential implications for its future—are revealed.

Episode 1

Pilot

Thu, Sep 22, 2011 60 mins

A young prosecutor becomes a person of interest in the opener of the series following a presumed-dead ex-CIA agent (Jim Caviezel) and a billionaire software genius (Michael Emerson) who try to stop crimes before they happen.

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Episode 2

Ghosts

Thu, Sep 29, 2011 60 mins

Finch and Reese are puzzled when the machine turns up a deceased person of interest; Finch reflects on the machine's origin.

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Episode 3

Mission Creep

Thu, Oct 6, 2011 60 mins

Reese joins a gang of thieves to infiltrate a crime ring.

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Episode 4

Cura Te Ipsum

Thu, Oct 13, 2011 60 mins

A young doctor becomes a person of interest.

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Episode 5

Judgment

Thu, Oct 20, 2011 60 mins

A tough-on-crime judge becomes a person of interest.

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Episode 6

The Fix

Thu, Oct 27, 2011 60 mins

Reese becomes entangled with a woman who "fixes" problems for money.

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Episode 7

Witness

Thu, Nov 3, 2011 60 mins

A school teacher who witnessed a mob hit is in need of protection.

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Episode 8

Foe

Thu, Nov 17, 2011 60 mins

Reese and Finch shadow a spy who uses Cold War-era relics.

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Episode 9

Get Carter

Thu, Dec 8, 2011 60 mins

Detective Carter becomes a person of interest, and Reese and Finch must protect her without exposing themselves.

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Episode 10

Number Crunch

Thu, Dec 15, 2011 60 mins

The Machine produces four numbers, baffling Reese and Finch.

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Episode 11

Super

Thu, Jan 12, 2012 60 mins

Reese and Finch involve Carter in a case.

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Episode 12

Legacy

Thu, Jan 19, 2012 60 mins

Carter meets Reese, and she must decide if she wants to help with a case involving a young lawyer.

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Episode 13

Root Cause

Thu, Feb 2, 2012 60 mins

Zoe resurfaces and helps Reese with a case involving an unlucky person of interest.

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Episode 14

Wolf and Cub

Thu, Feb 9, 2012 60 mins

Reese tries to protect a teen who wants to avenge his brother's murder.

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Episode 15

Blue Code

Thu, Feb 16, 2012 60 mins

Reese must infiltrate the ranks of a smuggling ring to get close to the latest person of interest.

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Episode 16

Risk

Thu, Feb 23, 2012 60 mins

Reese assumes the persona of a wealthy investor to get close to a trader at an investment bank who has become a person of interest.

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Episode 17

Baby Blue

Thu, Mar 8, 2012 60 mins

A 6-month-old baby becomes a person of interest, and an old nemesis resurfaces.

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Episode 18

Identity Crisis

Thu, Mar 29, 2012 60 mins

A person with a double-life becomes a person of interest.

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Episode 19

Flesh and Blood

Thu, Apr 5, 2012 60 mins

The Machine produces five numbers linked to New York's crime families, which prompts Reese and Finch to suspect that Elias has plans for his competition.

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Episode 20

Matsya Nyaya

Thu, Apr 26, 2012 60 mins

Reese goes undercover with an armored-truck crew, and reflects on his last mission for the CIA.

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Episode 21

Many Happy Returns

Thu, May 3, 2012 60 mins

Reese goes rogue to solve a case, and reveals his past.

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Episode 22

No Good Deed

Thu, May 10, 2012 60 mins

A government conspiracy endangers a person of interest.

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Episode 23

Firewall

Thu, May 17, 2012 60 mins

A psychologist is in trouble, and the FBI closes in on Reese in the Season 1 finale.

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