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Person of Interest - Carter's Best Bits


After the nerve-wracking episode 'The Crossing', one which featured the emotional death of Detective Carter, I feel it apt to analyse some of her best bits from the 54 episodes she appeared in. The nominations will be in no particular order.

Best episode:
Get Carter
Carter, investigating Elias/Charlie Burton, found her way onto his hitlist - and the Machine's irrelevant list. Despite being hunted by her for the past few months, Reese saved Carter. This was the first moment where Carter could start to believe he might be doing some good in the city.

Flesh and Blood
The leaders of five New York crime families' numbers appear, under threat from Elias. Carter, being the cop that she is, vows to protect the five. Deciding to kidnap the three remaining Dons was a strange move for someone so by-the-book, but it was fantastic.

Prisoner's Dilemma
Having helped Reese and Finch under the table for the past year, Carter is forced to secretly help Reese get out from FBI custody. This was an epic battle of Carter trying to help her friend while avoiding detection from Donnelly.

Endgame/The Crossing
These two speak for themselves. Carter's final attempt to take down HR is almost entirely succesful, with everyone arrested but Detective Simmons. Two fantastic episodes that marked the end of a brilliant character.


Best quote:
Carter: "I'm Carter. You didn't give us a name." Reese: "Seems like the only time you need a name now is when you're in trouble. So, am I in trouble?"

What was virtually the first exchange of words between the two was virtually the last. It really hit home that over the past two years, the two have connected so much.

"I got bored sitting in the car."

This line from 'Masquerade' has stuck with me since I watched the episode. It was one of the first times she and Reese had worked together and it was fun to watch.

Fusco: "Shouldn't we call for backup?" Carter: "You are my backup."

Taking a page out of Hawaii Five-0's Steve McGarrett's playbook, Carter decided that Fusco is her backup.

"I'm a cop. Always will be, John."

This from the season three premiere reminded us of Carter's roots, something that she seemed to have either forgotten or ignored in recent and future times.

"It's a brave new world boys. Don't you read the papers? Anyone can listen in to your phone, even when it's turned off."

Thw whole basis of the show was summed up in one quote in Carter's penultimate episode. It was fantastic to see her (presumably with knowledge of the Machine) suggest this to HR.

Best scene:
Meeting Reese
Less than five minutes into the Pilot, Carter and Reese met in a police precinct. Obviously, this was the beginning of over two years of interaction between the two. The way that they met set the tone for the opening part of the first season perfectly.

Saving Elias
Saving Elias' life, after he had previously tried to kill both her and Taylor, was an interesting move. Despite Elias' past, this was the beginning of a (short-lived) partnership between the two (which extended to Team Machine too). This was the point that Carter went from wanting to take out HR to actually doing something about it. In that respect, this was a huge moment (and it led to Elias honouring Carter by having Simmons killed).

Finding out about Quinn
This was the moment that began the recent three episode mini-arc. After her new HR partner was killed by Terney, the dying detective pointed out Quinn as the head of HR. As someone that she had previously talked about HR with, it left Carter in complete shock.

Death
Her death was highly emotional. Just minutes before, Carter had gotten Reese released, telling him the same introductory quote (see above) as when the two first met. Reese's concern for her despite bleeding out himself was priceless, and really showed how the connection between the two has developed.


What were your favourite Carter bits? Leave them in the comments!

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 new The Blacklist, Hostages and The Tomorrow People. I am reviewing Person of Interest and The Tomorrow People for Spoiler TV. Aside from TV, a keen cricketer.

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