Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 22, 2011
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
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Person of Interest

Former CIA paramilitary operative John Reese, who is presumed dead, teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the help of special surveillance equipment, they work "outside the law" to get the right criminals behind bars.

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03x23 Deus Ex Machina Aired: May. 13, 2014

The team takes desperate action in its race to prevent the malevolent AI program Samaritan from coming online and making them its first targets. …

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04x01 Season 4, Episode 1(Tuesday Sep. 23rd, 2014 10/9c on CBS)

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Cara Buono To Recur On 'Person Of Interest'
It has been announced that Mad Men alumna Cara Buono is poised to heavily recur on the upcoming fourth season of Person of Interest as a femme fatale. Buono’s character is said to be uniquely qualified to navigate next season’s new world order, in which Samaritan is online and all-seeing, forcing Reese, Finch and the rest of the team to lay low using unimpeachable aliases. Person Of Interest returns Tuesday, September 23rd at 10/9c.

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  • The alias of the secretive John Reese is an homage to Batman's The Riddler (i.e. E. Nigma is made to sound like enigma) as Mr. Reese is made to sound like "mysteries".
  • Throughout the first season, John Reese can be seen using a Nikon D3100 camera.
  • Finch generally uses fairly identifiable bird-based or bird related aliases with the first name Harold (Harold Wren, Crane, Crow, Quail, Gull, Swift and Mr. Partridge) but has used non-bird…
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    Finch generally uses fairly identifiable bird-based or bird related aliases with the first name Harold (Harold Wren, Crane, Crow, Quail, Gull, Swift and Mr. Partridge) but has used non-bird names including Arthur Bellenger, Thomas Paine, Dr. Tillman, Lucas Bennett, and Walt Trowbridge. The alias Norman Burdett could be considered bird-based (bird-ett). In Season 2, during John's interrogation, Finch's alias is "Howard French", which is not a bird name, although based on Reese's former profession and the likelihood of capture and torture, choosing phonetically similar aliases can be very helpful should the need to use them arise. In season 3, episode 21, "Beta," the grave site his fiancé visits has a name plate with the name Harold Martin. At first glance, this would not seem to be a bird related name, but it actually is. There are many species of Martin around the world, including a very common bird in North America, the Purple Martin, and another from South and Central America, the Gray-breasted Martin, and many others.
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