Sep. 22, 2011
60 min.
CBS TV Network

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Person of Interest - 02x22 God Mode

2x22 God Mode

4.88/5 (43 votes)
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…
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Main Characters in this Episode

Guest Stars

John Reese played by Jim Caviezel
Nathan Ingram played by Brett Cullen
Special Counsel played by Jay O. Sanders
Grace Hendricks played by Carrie Preston
Hersh played by Boris McGiver
Peter Yogorov played by Morgan Spector
Lawrence Szilard played by Peter Friedman
Detective Raymond Terney played by Al Sapienza

Episode Quotes

Sameen Shaw: You wanna fill me in on who you're talking to, John? Our fairy godmother?
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.
Sameen Shaw: [Stops a car] Police business, ma'am.
Lady Driver: Let's see your badge.
Sameen Shaw: New Yorkers. [Shoots her gun in the air]
Special Counsel: How did it get moved?
Caretaker: Exactly as you instructed. Over the last five weeks, one node at a time, so it was never off-line. Moved from here in containers marked for fissile materials. To where, I have no idea, which is what I thought was the point.
Special Counsel: You didn't think to call to confirm?
Caretaker: I did call. You confirmed it.
Special Counsel: [Into his phone] We'll find it, ma'am. With something that large, we'll find a way to track it. I'm sure - Yes, ma'am. [Passes the phone to Hersh]
Hersh: Yes, ma'am. I'll seal the room. [Shoots the caretaker, then turns the gun on Special Counsel]
Special Counsel: Fair enough.


  • Goof (anachronisms): (at around 30 mins) The date is placed at 2010 showing in slow motion a pan of the street. There is a Fiat 500 in America but the first import year of this car was the 2012 model over 1 year later.
  • Goof (continuity error): When Shaw and Reese force the Lady Driver out of her car and before they crash off the overpass, the car is a W221 Mercedes S-Class. After the crash it is a W220 S-Class, an older model.
  • 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.


  • 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.
  • Jonathan Nolan, executive producer and creator, and Greg Plageman, executive producer, is shown in the final scene of this episode as hospital orderlies.
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