2x22 God Mode
First Aired: May. 09, 2013 on CBS
Summary: Reese and Finch team up with surprising allies in a race to save The Machine from Root and the mysterious international organization Decima, who have both re-emerged with dangerous agendas. As the POI team faces off against enemies old and new, the nature of Finch's relationship with former…
John Reese: he group you used to get your intel from. You called them Research. Your ex-boss called it Northern Lights.
Sameen Shaw: The ones your pal told me don't exist.
John Reese: No, they exist. They're just an "it" rather than a "them. " A machine.
Lawrence Szilard: I have no idea what you're talking about. I have nothing to say.
Root: Your daughter, Christine. In LA, where you hid her. Such a shame if people running Northern Lights got a hold of her.
Harold Finch: Please, there's no need for that.
Harold Finch: I can tell you how it began. You were approached by a woman named Alicia Corwin.
Lawrence Szilard: She was killed last year.
Root: Such a tragedy.
Lawrence Szilard: All of my colleagues on that project died in suspicious circumstances in the past two years. As far as I know, I'm the last one alive.
Harold Finch: And you're the last person who can tell us about Northern Lights.
- Goof (anachronisms): In a 2010 flashback, a Fiat 500, not imported into the US until the 2012 model year, is clearly visible.
- Goof (continuity error): When Finch and Root encounter Larry, Root runs to him regarding his daughter after he denies knowing about 'Northern Lights'. Finch loses his limp as he runs and follows Root.
- Jonathan Nolan, executive producer and creator, and Greg Plageman, executive producer, is shown in the final scene of this episode as hospital orderlies.
- Actress Carrie Preston plays Grace Hendricks, the former fiancé of Harold Finch. In real life she is the wife of Michael Emerson who plays Harold Finch.