During his physical recovery, Reese leaves without telling anyone, or where he is going. As such, Finch decides to ignore the Machine, which is trying to give him a new number. However, Finch can't ignore the indirect source of that next number, that source which may be more troubling to him. That number, which he will be working on with Shaw, belongs to Arthur Claypool. Shaw does not notice by Finch's reaction that he actually knows him. They are certain that Arthur is the intended target as he has a brain tumor and is not expected to live much longer. The tumor is causing his memory to go in various ways, such as not recognizing his long-term wife, Diane. What is more problematic is that Arthur is beginning to ramble. Finch and Shaw see that he is being protected by Secret Service which means that he has been working for a government agency probably on some top secret projects. Those ramblings are often about something called Samaritan, which they surmise is one of those secret ...
Did You Know?
The home address shown on both of the Claypools' drivers' licenses is "626 Ebbotts Place, Crofton MD". There actually is a short residential street in Crofton called Ebbotts Place, although the 626 street number is fictitious. See more
The flashback when Harold is helping his dad is 1969. However, the date code on the carburetor is 4 digits. Holley used 3 digit date codes in 1969. See more
Harold, do you recall Arise, Ye Sons Of MIT?
Arise, ye sons of MIT, in loyal brotherhood the future beckons unto ye and life is full and good...
, Harold Finch
[Harold joins in
Arise, and raise your steins on high tonight shall ever be a memory that will never die, ye sons of MIT
John's gonna be sorry he missed that.