Person of Interest (2011–2016)
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Bury the Lede 

The FBI are getting closer to the head of HR. Mr. Reese tries to prevent a young journalist that likes taking risks from being killed. To avoid getting media attention, Mr. Reese starts dating her. Fusco is playing double.


Jeffrey G. Hunt (as Jeffrey Hunt)


Jonathan Nolan (created by), David Slack | 2 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Caviezel ... John Reese
Taraji P. Henson ... Joss Carter
Kevin Chapman ... Lionel Fusco
Michael Emerson ... Harold Finch
Paige Turco ... Zoe Morgan
Robert John Burke ... Officer Patrick Simmons
Gloria Votsis ... Maxine Angelis
Brennan Brown ... Special Agent Nicholas Donnelly
Clarke Peters ... Alonzo Quinn
John Ventimiglia ... Christopher Zambrano
James Saito ... Glen
Anthony Mangano ... Detective Kane
Richard V. Licata ... Ed Griffin
Kevin Collins ... Landon Walker
Rick Gifford ... Agent Craig Bogle


Protecting the latest number that the machine dispenses will be difficult for Reese and Finch because of the large number of potential perpetrators of the crime due to the enemies she's acquired through her work. She is investigative New York Journal reporter Maxine Angelis, who has a bulldog mentality when it comes to getting the story. She is working on three stories concurrently, each which have its potential perpetrators. The first is illegal campaign fund-raising for current New York City councilor and mayoral candidate Ed Griffin, who is running against idealistic district attorney Landon Walker. The second is uncovering the head of HR, which has several New York City police, formerly including Fusco, in its back pocket. This aspect of the case places Fusco in a difficult position in his current role as Reese's inside man into HR. She gets an anonymous tip that the head of HR may be Christopher Zambrano, the son of a mafia don, a lead which she follows relentlessly. And third, ... Written by Huggo

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Release Date:

1 November 2012 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


A "Lede" is a journalistic term for the opening paragraphs of a story. It is deliberately misspelled so that it won't be confused with the word "lead" (pronounced as "led"), a term used for the spacing between lines of text. See more »


The dating profile Finch set up for Reese so he could get close to Maxine says his astrological sign is Aries, however in Person of Interest: Many Happy Returns, we learn that his birthday is either April 24 or May 1 (conflicting sources within the same episode). Either way, this would make Reese a Taurus. However, since it's a fake dating profile for a man who's trying to conceal his true identity, a fake astrological sign makes sense. See more »


John Reese: Finch, I can't protect her like this. I've got to get close to her.
Harold Finch: Oh, you're about to. It seems that Maxine's job doesn't afford her opportunities to meet nice men, so she somewhat reluctantly signed up with a popular online dating site. I took the liberty of back-engineering the matching algorithm to make you her ideal man. She really likes that you love dogs.
John Reese: Wait, you're trying to get me a date with her?
Harold Finch: Already have, tonight at 8pm. You've been flirting all day.
John Reese: [...]
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What's Become Of My Heart
Written by Joe Lervold and Scott Nickoley
Performed by The Joel Evans Quartet
Courtesy of MasterSource
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