Finch tasks Shaw with making contact with their next number, mild mannered and slightly bumbling Walter Dang, an agent with Witherton Insurance. But as Finch is called away mid-case, Shaw takes his place as the compute support, while Reese and Fusco take over duties of following Dang. They will find that his life truly is as Clark Kent as he attempts to be Superman. He is secretly investigating the death of Abel Mindler, the truck driver brother of his co-worker Elena Mindler, who he sees as his Lois Lane. He is not working on this investigation for insurance purposes, but because of his interest in Elena, and secretly wanting to shed his Clark Kent life to replace "the man in the suit" he had heard about so frequently on the police scanners a few years ago. Abel's death was deemed suicide, but as a truck driver, was involved in some illegal smuggling. They will have to protect Dang against those who are after what they believe Dang knows about the whereabouts of the highly illegal ...
Did You Know?
Right at the end of the episode, where Greer is looking at the map of the world with areas of interest for Samaritan, in the bottom right hand corner of the map, Australia is visible. Three red areas are visible on Australia; the bottom left one is on Perth, which is understandable, as it's a capital city. None are on Canberra or Sydney or Melbourne, which is less understandable, as they are the biggest cities in Australia. The one on the east coast seems to be centered over Gladstone, which is bizarre, because it's a city of maybe 35 thousand people. Most unusual is the spot to the north of Australia, at the bottom of the Gulf of Carpentaria. That's because there are no communities at all, of any sort, in that area. Unless you count the crocodiles. So why would Samaritan have interest in that region? See more
That sound is my soul dying, Harold.
Walter Dang appreciates your metaphysical sacrifice.
Referenced in Person of Interest: Skip