1x21 Many Happy Returns
First Aired: May. 03, 2012 on CBS
Summary: Finch gives Reese his birthday off so that his partner doesn't have to face a Number that is tied to Reese's past.
Main Characters in this Episode
Detective Lionel Fusco: Why am I planted out here instead of Wonder Boy?
John Reese: In the end, we're all alone. And no one's coming to save you.
- In the TV series The Prisoner starring Patrick McGoohan, there is also an episode called "Many Happy Returns" (Season 1 Episode 6). In it, Number 6 is allowed to believe that he has escaped and returned to London. After being returned, he discovers that he was allowed to leave because it was his birthday. In Person of Interest, Jim Caviezel's character is also granted a reprieve on his birthday. Before POI, Caviezel also played the character "Number 6" in the remake of "The Prisoner" as well.