Person of Interest
Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special training that Reese has had in Covert Operations and Finch's genius software inventing mind, the two are a perfect match for the job that they have to complete. With the help of surveillance equipment, they work "outside the law" and get the right criminal behind bars.
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Season 1Netflix | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Sep 23, 2011
Pilot Sep 23, 2011 When the social security number of a young prosecutor comes up, Reese and Finch work together to figure out if their person of interest is the victim or perpetrator.
S01 E02Sep 30, 2011
Ghosts Sep 30, 2011 Reese and Finch question the machine's reliability when they are asked to investigate a teenager who was killed years earlier; Finch remembers the origin of the machine.
S01 E03Oct 7, 2011
Mission Creep Oct 7, 2011 Reese goes undercover to find the threat surrounding the next person on Finch's list: a young army veteran named Joey Durban.
S01 E04Oct 14, 2011
Cura Te Ipsum Oct 14, 2011 Reese and Finch get some help from Detective Fusco as they surveil their latest POI, Dr. Megan Tillman, while she’s on call and after hours to unravel the threat surrounding the promising young physician.
S01 E05Oct 21, 2011
Judgement Oct 21, 2011 Reese and Finch have the added challenge of investigating a Person of Interest who wants nothing to do with their brand of vigilante justice.
S01 E06Oct 28, 2011
The Fix Oct 28, 2011 Reese becomes romantically involved with the newest Person of Interest: an attractive woman who isn't all that she seems.
Season 2Netflix | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Sep 28, 2012
The Contingency Sep 28, 2012 With Finch missing – kidnapped by his hacker nemesis, Root, Reese enlists Detectives Carter and Fusco to get his friend back, Meanwhile, The Machine never sleeps, disseminating a new number to Reese.
S02 E02Oct 5, 2012
Bad Code Oct 5, 2012 The Machine delivers the number of a cold case that leads Reese ever closer to catching up with Finch and his kidnapper, Root.
S02 E03Oct 19, 2012
Masquerade Oct 19, 2012 With Finch back in the Library, Reese returns to field work, only to face his toughest case yet – protecting the privileged daughter of a Brazilian diplomat.
S02 E04Oct 26, 2012
Triggerman Oct 26, 2012 When The Machine gives them the number of a mob enforcer whose life becomes endangered, Reese and Finch must decide whether to intervene or allow karma to balance the scales of justice. Meanwhile, Finch seeks aid from an unlikely source.
S02 E05Nov 2, 2012
Bury the Lede Nov 2, 2012 Reese must protect an investigative journalist through surreptitious means to avoid becoming part of her story.
S02 E06Nov 9, 2012
The High Road Nov 9, 2012 Reese goes undercover in an idyllic neighborhood when The Machine’s latest number sends him to the suburbs.
Season 3Netflix | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Sep 25, 2013
Liberty Sep 25, 2013 The Machine, now completely self-governed with its whereabouts unknown, resumes giving Finch its "irrelevant" numbers for people in danger, which include a U.S. naval officer in town for Fleet Week. However, with so many sailors flooding the streets of New York City, finding the officer in time presents an even bigger challenge for Reese and Shaw.
S03 E02Oct 2, 2013
Nothing to Hide Oct 2, 2013 The number comes up for an Internet entrepreneur in the business of eliminating people's privacy, but finds his own being rapidly stripped away. As his life spirals out of control, Reese tries to protect him while Finch calls on Shaw, Carter and Fusco for help finding whoever is after him.
S03 E03Oct 9, 2013
Lady Killer Oct 9, 2013 When the Machine gives the number of Ian Murphy, a man suspected of being a stalker, Reese along with Shaw recruits Carter, Fusco and Zoe to investigate further into his background. But when they discover that Murphy has a son from a former lover who is now dead, they work to reunite the boy with his father and right the wrong set in motion by the boy's grandfather, who wanted Murphy dead after he didn't approve of him and saw him at his daughter's funeral. Meanwhile Root sets her escape plan in motion with the help of the Machine when government operative Hersh tracks her down. Finch arrives at the hospital and finds to his horror the hospital staff incapacitated and Root gone.
S03 E04Oct 16, 2013
Reasonable Doubt Oct 16, 2013 The team must figure out if a prominent lawyer orchestrated the murder of her husband or if she is being framed; Carter is spotted with Reese by her new partner.
S03 E05Oct 23, 2013
Razgovor Oct 23, 2013 Shaw must stay close to a 10-year-old girl with highly developed surveillance skills when she is identified by the machine; Carter's mission could be exposed.
S03 E06Oct 30, 2013
Mors Praematura Oct 30, 2013 After being freed from her confinement to the psych ward, Root needs Shaw's help with a directive from the machine; Finch and Reese look into a mild-mannered investigator.
Season 4Netflix | Rent or Buy
S04 E01Sep 24, 2014
Panopticon Sep 24, 2014 Forced to take on new identities provided by Root, the team members try to adapt to their new lives. However, some find it hard to ignore The Machine's numbers, which puts them all at risk of being detected by Samaritan.
S04 E02Oct 1, 2014
Nautilus Oct 1, 2014 Despite not wanting to help with the new numbers, Finch's interest is piqued when the newest person of interest turns out to be a brilliant college student involved with a mysterious scavenger hunt.
S04 E03Oct 8, 2014
Wingman Oct 8, 2014 Finch recruits Fusco to stick close to the latest POI, a professional 'wingman', but learning how to approach women soon becomes the least of his worries. Reese must find a way to play by the rules at his new day job. The Machine sends Finch and Root on a mysterious errand.
S04 E04Oct 15, 2014
Brotherhood Oct 15, 2014 Reese's cover job as a detective at the NYPD becomes complicated when the young brother and sister he's protecting become targets of a gang investigation.
S04 E05Oct 22, 2014
Prophets Oct 22, 2014 While Reese is forced to go to counseling for his violent tendencies, Root, Shaw and Finch try to help a new POI.
S04 E06Oct 29, 2014
Pretenders Oct 29, 2014 Reese, Shaw and Fusco must protect a unassuming office worker who stumbles into a dangerous conspiracy while moonlighting as fake detective. Finch travels to Hong Kong as part of his academic cover identity.
Season 5Netflix | Rent or Buy
S05 E01May 4, 2016
B.S.O.D. May 4, 2016 Reese and Finch attempt to rescue the Machine’s source code before it deteriorates beyond repair. Also, Root fights for her life against an onslaught of Samaritan’s agents and Fusco is faced with hard questions following the deaths of Dominic and Elias.
S05 E02May 10, 2016
SNAFU May 10, 2016 The Machine experiences a glitch during rebooting, supplying Reese and Fusco with the numbers of dozens of people not actually involved in crimes, while also locking Finch and Root out after identifying them as threats based on past violent behavior.
S05 E03May 11, 2016
Truth Be Told May 11, 2016 Reese’s cover could be blown when he realizes the latest POI has ties to his old CIA colleague, Kara Stanton.
S05 E04May 17, 2016
6,741 May 17, 2016 Shaw escapes her captors, but the team is unsure of her mental state when she begins to act paranoid and reckless.
S05 E05May 18, 2016
ShotSeeker May 18, 2016 Reese protects an NYPD analyst whose investigation into a software glitch has drawn the attention of Samaritan. Also, Reese and Fusco are threatened by an ally of Elias’s, who is looking to avenge his friend’s death.
S05 E06May 24, 2016
A More Perfect Union May 24, 2016 The Machine sends Reese and Finch to a wedding to protect a pair of POIs before their nuptials. Also, Fusco becomes angry at being kept in the dark by the team and takes it upon himself to investigate a string of missing person reports.