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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04x20 Terra Incognita Aired: Apr. 14, 2015

Miss Detective Joss Carter (Taraji P. Henson) will appear in flashbacks during an episode that finds Reese (Jim Caviezel) going solo on a perilous …

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04x21 Asylum(Tuesday Apr. 28th, 2015 10/9c on CBS)

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Person of Interest's ratings waning, sources close to the series say its all-but guaranteed fifth season is considered to be the last but it's far too early to speculate on that.

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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".
  • Shaw (Sarah Shahi) appeared in Psych in a 2009 episode as a "Person of interest". Shaw was quoted in a 2009 episode as being a "Person of Interest" by the chief of police 2 years before…
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    Shaw (Sarah Shahi) appeared in Psych in a 2009 episode as a "Person of interest". Shaw was quoted in a 2009 episode as being a "Person of Interest" by the chief of police 2 years before Person of Interest premiered in 2011.
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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…
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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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