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Person of Interest - Episode 3.02 - Northing to Hide Review: The First Lesson

Person of Interest took to its real-life similarity as the team dealt with a data broker named Wayne Kruger. Reese's comparison of the broker's job with The Machine was quite justified, as is any comparisons to the NSA's recent security scandal.

Shaw following Finch is something I didn't expect. Although, I did expect Reese to be following her. It was like a game of 'Follow the Leader', except the person in front didn't know about the person following. This new team dynamic seems to be DOA of each episode. Perhaps by the end of the season, Shaw might trust one of them, or vice versa. It shocked me that Shaw did manage to abide by Finch's basic rule, not shooting anyone throughout the episode, considering Finch's lack of faith in her.

Shaw doesn't seem to have the personality to help people. Questioning whether this 'case' is worth their time is probably going to frustrate Finch, especially if she keeps that mentality up the whole season. Since Finch and Reese saved her life without passing judgement, perhaps she could do the same.

As interesting as Kruger's LifeTrace system sounds, it is very dangerous. It can result in stalkers making things easier, engagements being ruined and even Kruger's own life being used against him. Perhaps this idea is best buried (or eaten by Bear).

Carter's visit to Calvin's grave was cut short by Alonzo Quinn (i.e. the head of HR), who suggested that Elias' guys are responsible for Cal's death. Quinn's suggestion on a phone call that they might still have a problem with Carter is probably going to result in Reese having to save her from armed gunmen - again.

Our detective officer has a new partner, and it's quite clear that she doesn't like new people. It's pretty obvious that she misses being a detective, and having Fusco as her partner. Of course, having a partner that doesn't know about the vigilante trio means that Carter is going to find it much harder to do errands.

He seems quite nice however, saying that he had looked up to Carter when in the Academy. Once informed of this, Carter decided to let him help. Despite their rocky start, it might be the beginning of a partnership.

The freefalling elevator incident was very strange. When you think of the dangers of technology, I doubt you'd imagine that an elevator would try drop forty-odd floors in an attempt to kill you. This whole episode was very reminiscent of CSI NY's sixth season episode 'Blacklist' (which is nothing to do with the NBC show).

In the end, the perpetrator was the father of a girl who died as a result of a stalker who was found using Kruger's website. Kruger's lack of interest in his own safety resulted in him attacking Finch with a bottle. Despite knowing that by meeting his associates, he was likely walking into his death, he went anyway, intending to kill Sommers (the perp). Reese was able to disarm Sommers, but there was another angle.

As soon as Kruger walked Sommers into that hotel room, I knew that Collier was the man behind it. Collier was able to escape, but not before killing Kruger and shooting Reese's vest. Collier's motives were supposedly the first lesson, meaning we could be seeing him in episodes to come.

One point I'd like to make is that this episode continued a long-running theme. The majority of numbers that Finch gets seems to result in that person being the victim. Since The Machine is designed to find those in danger and those committing a violent crime, perhaps more of the latter could be shown.

A good episode. I'm sure the twist fooled some people, making the episode much better. 8/10

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Bradley Adams
15 year old in England. Love Hawaii Five-0, NCIS, NCIS LA, Person of Interest, Elementary, Criminal Minds, Nikita and Arrow, and the upcoming The Tomorrow People. Aside from TV, a keen cricketer.

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