Finch takes the wounded Reese to the morgue where he pays a morgue assistant to suture Reese's wounds. While Reese is in a wheelchair, Finch rents an apartment for him. The building's super, Ernie Trask (David Zayas) is the newest number. Trask has bought a gun from a pawn shop and Finch discovers photos of one of the tenants, Lily Thornton, in his office, leading them to conclude that Trask is stalking Lily. Finch follows Lily home and Reese assumes that Trask is going after Lily's boyfriend, Rick. He confronts Trask, who reveals that Rick is the one stalking Lily. Finch, Trask, and Reese rush to Lily's apartment and in the resulting confrontation, Rick is thrown out of out a window. Meanwhile, Carter attempts to get in contact with Finch. Finch agrees to meet her and offers her the number of Derek Watson, a person of interest, as a show of good faith. As a result, Carter prevents Watson from killing a banker; Finch reveals that this is his purpose. Flashbacks of Finch and his partner, Nathan Ingram, are shown throughout the episode which describe the inner workings of the Machine and show the tensions with the NSA over constitutional rights. In the final flashback, the Machine names Nathan as a person of interest.

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Person of Interest Season 1

# Title Air Date
Person of Interest
1:1 Pilot Sep 22, 2011
1:2 Ghosts Sep 29, 2011
1:3 Mission Creep Oct 6, 2011
1:4 Cura Te Ipsum Oct 13, 2011
1:5 Judgement Oct 20, 2011
1:6 The Fix Oct 27, 2011
1:7 Witness Nov 3, 2011
1:8 Foe Nov 17, 2011
1:9 Get Carter Dec 8, 2011
1:10 Number Crunch Dec 15, 2011
1:11 Super Jan 12, 2012
1:12 Legacy Jan 19, 2012
1:13 Root Cause Feb 2, 2012
1:14 Wolf and Cub Feb 9, 2012
1:15 Blue Code Feb 16, 2012
1:16 Risk Feb 23, 2012
1:17 Baby Blue Mar 8, 2012
1:18 Identity Crisis Mar 29, 2012
1:19 Flesh and Blood Apr 5, 2012
1:20 Matsya Nyaya Apr 26, 2012
1:21 Many Happy Returns May 3, 2012
1:22 No Good Deed May 10, 2012

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