Person of Interest (2011–2016)
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Get Carter 

Reese and Finch's game of cat and mouse with Detective Carter becomes infinitely more complicated when The Machine declares that she is their newest POI.


Alex Zakrzewski


Jonathan Nolan (created by), Greg Plageman | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Caviezel ... John Reese
Taraji P. Henson ... Joss Carter
Kevin Chapman ... Lionel Fusco
Michael Emerson ... Harold Finch
Enrico Colantoni ... Carl Elias
Mark Margolis ... Gianni Moretti
Jason Manuel Olazabal ... Hector (as Jason Manuel Olazábal)
Francois Battiste ... BC
Anthony Azizi ... Yusuf
Michael Mulheren Michael Mulheren ... Captain Lynch
Brian Avers ... Daniels
Jennifer Laura Thompson ... Mrs. Kovach
Flint Beverage ... Edward Kovach (as Charles Flint Beverage)
Victor Cruz ... Mr. Castillo
Ed Moran ... Sgt. Harris


Reese is dismayed to learn that the next number that the machine dispenses is someone that he respects and admires: Detective Carter. In the process, he and Finch learn more about her, including that she is a single mother and a war veteran. They are however unaware of how her military life has affected her police work. As a principled and clean cop, Carter has many enemies, both inside and outside the force. Reese and Finch believe that the attempt on her life that the machine sees will come from one of three sources. The first is the current primary case on which she is working, where one of her snitches, a young black man named Ronny Middleton, is gunned down in a drive-by, with the suspected killer being a gun runner by the name of Hector Alvarez. The second is the chronic domestic abuse case of Mr. and Mrs. Kovach, the latter who, at the last minute, always comes to her husband's defense. Carter is worried that Mrs. Kovach won't be able to defend him the next time he beats her ... Written by Huggo

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TV-14 | See all certifications »






Release Date:

8 December 2011 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Reese is riding a Moto Guzzi Griso 8V SE motorcycle. See more »


In the flashback sequence of Carter as an Army Intelligence Officer, she is seen wearing Chief Warrant Officer 1 bars on both the left and right side of her collar on a Battle Dress Uniform. On that uniform, Army officers wore their rank insignia on the right side of the collar and their branch insignia (in Carter's case, Military Intelligence) on the left. See more »


Detective Lionel Fusco: What, do you miss me already?
John Reese: You're a hard man to miss, Lionel.
Detective Lionel Fusco: I'd say this Carter situation's got you worried. What are you gonna do, follow her around from now on?
John Reese: I'm not. You are. Don't let her get in any trouble.
Detective Lionel Fusco: Carter's gunning for you. Hell, she's probably going to catch you. Why you spending so much time trying to protect her?
John Reese: She's a good cop. Good person. Hell, you should try it sometime, Lionel.
Detective Lionel Fusco: Yeah, thanks, look, I'm just saying, if she wasn't around, it would probably solve a ...
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References Get Carter (1971) See more »


It's Personal
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