Instead of the usual one, the machine spews out four numbers of seemingly unrelated people: NYU lecturer Claire Ryan, waiter Matt Duggan, hairstylist Wendy McNally and unemployed Paula Vasquez. A grouping of numbers like this generally means to Finch that they are however somehow connected. In tracking the first name on the list, Reese is too late as that person is found dead. As such, Reese believes the best thing to do is for each of himself, Finch and Fusco to follow one of the remaining three apiece to ensure they all stay alive. Some of the three prove to be more elusive than their respective tracker anticipated. In further searching, Reese notices that two have increased their spending of late. And Finch learns that all four were at the scene of a fatal car crash two days earlier. From those two discoveries, Finch and Reese are able to figure out why the four are targeted, but they have to find out who is behind the killings, which seems to have a connection to a congressman and...
Did You Know?
The book Reese leafs through at Finch's place is 'The Ghost in the Machine' by Arthur Koestler
. 'Ghost in the Machine' is a phrase coined by the Oxford philosopher Gilbert Ryle to describe René Descartes' mind-body dualism relationship. In the case of Person of Interest's arc plot, Koestler's book subtly hints that The Machine may be developing a soul, or already has. The soul is famously called 'Ghost in the Shell' in the Japanese manga and anime classic by Shirow Masamune
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When Carter is walking down the street talking to Fusco on her cell, there is a lady in a black leather coat standing at the top of the subway stairs who notices the crew. She pauses at the top of the steps, smiles and watches the camera as it follows Carter down the street. See more
Careful what you look for Mr. Reese, you might find it.
When Things Explode
Written by Unkle
Performed by Unkle
feat. Ian Astbury See more