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Victim or perpetrator, if your number’s up, they’ll find you. The Machine identifies a new season’s worth of victims in need of rescue for the Person of Interest team led by billionaire tech genius Finch (Michael Emerson) and ex-CIA operative Reese (Jim Caviezel). After facing adversaries from Reese’s undercover past and Finch’s contract work for the government, the team’s anonymous crime-fighting is constantly under threat. Meanwhile, NYPD Detectives Carter (Taraji P. Henson) and Fusco (Kevin Chapman) must wrestle with the corrupt tentacles of the police conspiracy known as “HR.” Winner of the 2012 People’s Choice Award for Favorite New Drama, Person of Interest storms into its third gripping season with more unknowing targets of violent crime primed for rescue by the Person of Interest team. Will they be discovered? Will the Machine fall into the wrong hands? Take a number and get ready for the thrilling third season!

  1. Season 3, episode 1,

    It’s Fleet Week in New York City, making the hunt for one Naval Officer among a sea of sailors even more difficult for Reese, Finch and Shaw in the third season premiere.

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  2. Season 3, episode 2,

    While the team gets the number of an Internet entrepreneur whose life is being dismantled by an unknown assailant; and Carter is saddled with a new rookie partner (BRIAN WILES).

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  3. Season 3, episode 3,

    Reese and Finch enlist the help of Carter, Shaw and Zoe Morgan (PAIGE TURCO), who use their feminine wiles to bait a chameleon playboy who is either a predator or imminent prey.

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  4. Season 3, episode 4,

    The Machine gives the number of a prominent lawyer whose husband was murdered and the team must quickly find out if she is his killer or if she is being framed.

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  5. Season 3, episode 5,

    Shaw meets her match in a 10-year-old girl whose aptitude for surveillance could be the very reason why her number has come up.

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  6. Season 3, episode 6,

    Root receives a mission from The Machine that requires Shaw’s assistance – by any means necessary – and takes extreme measures to gain her compliance.

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  7. Season 3, episode 7,

    When The Machine issues the number of a hypnotherapist, the POI team discovers that he is more than just a master of the mind. Meanwhile, Carter tracks down an antiques dealer whose business is connected to the criminal HR organization.

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  8. Season 3, episode 8,

    When the war with criminal organization HR reaches its boiling point, The Machine issues 38 numbers at once – all connected to an unknown player.

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  9. Season 3, episode 9,

    Danger closes in when the epic battle to bring HR to justice reaches new heights. When the Machine gives out Reese's number, the POI team faces their greatest threat yet.

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  10. Season 3, episode 10,

    In the conclusion of a three-episode storyline, the POI team finishes the war with criminal organization HR, when the Machine issues the number of corrupt Officer Simmons.

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  11. Season 3, episode 11,

    Flashbacks to Finch’s past provide insight into his creation of The Machine. And Reese leaves the POI team behind in the aftermath of the war with criminal organization, HR.

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  12. Season 3, episode 12,

    In the concluding chapter to the shocking winter cliffhanger, multiple enemies converge on the POI team without Reese as they protect a dying man whose number has come up.

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  13. Season 3, episode 13,

    Boarding an international flight in an attempt to put the team and the past behind him, Reese is angered when he realizes The Machine has other plans for him.

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  14. Season 3, episode 14,

    Reese returns to New York, but on his first mission back, a surprising turn of events finds the team planning a high-stakes heist which could land them all in jail.

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  15. Season 3, episode 15,

    Finch goes undercover in an emergency call center to protect a 911 operator in a state of emergency, but it soon becomes clear that the threat reaches further than the team could have anticipated.

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  16. Season 3, episode 16,

    How did Finch operate before the Man in the Suit? The secrets of his operation before he enlisted Reese are revealed, including shocking ties to present day events.

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  17. Season 3, episode 17,

    The Machine assigns Root to seek out a janitor with a mysterious past, but when her very presence puts his life in danger, Finch also receives his number.

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  18. Season 3, episode 18,

    Finch and Reese must play politics when the latest POI starts stalking a United Nations diplomat.

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  19. Season 3, episode 19,

    Finch and Reese must play politics when the latest POI starts stalking a United Nations diplomat.

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  20. Season 3, episode 20,

    Reese poses as a Secret Service agent to get close to the latest POI, a U.S. Congressman who may hold the key to derailing Decima’s plans to bring a second Machine online.

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  21. Season 3, episode 21,

    Finch’s greatest fears are realized as Decima threatens his former fiancée and love of his life, Grace Hendricks (CARRIE PRESTON) in order to lure him out of hiding.

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  22. Season 3, episode 22,

    When an unknown entity prevents The Machine from seeing the full picture of an impending catastrophic event, it sends the team five separate numbers to help them piece together the bigger picture. Meanwhile, Root’s team of hackers arrives in New York.

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  23. Season 3, episode 23,

    In the third season finale, the team takes desperate actions in its race to prevent the malevolent AI program Samaritan from coming online and making them its first targets. Meanwhile, the months-long battle with the anti-surveillance terrorist group Vigilance comes to a shocking conclusion.

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  24. Michael Emerson and Jonathan Nolan discuss the future of the machine.

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