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301Liberty 309The Crossing 317Root Path (/)
302Nothing to Hide 310The Devil's Share” (Multiple) 318Allegiance
303Lady Killer 311Lethe” (Finch) 319Most Likely To...
304Reasonable Doubt 312Aletheia” (Finch) 320Death Benefit
305Razgovor” (Shaw) 3134C 321Beta” (Grace)
306Mors Praematura 314Provenance 322A House Divided” (Collier)
307The Perfect Mark 315Last Call 323Deus Ex Machina” (Collier)
308Endgame” (Carter) 316RAM
Season 3

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Air dateSeptember 24, 2013 -
May 13, 2014


FinaleDeus Ex Machina

StarringJim Caviezel as John Reese
Michael Emerson as Harold Finch
Taraji P. Henson as Joss Carter
Kevin Chapman as Lionel Fusco
Sarah Shahi as Sameen Shaw
Amy Acker as Root

Season 3 of Person of Interest is the third season of the series, officially announced on March 27, 2013.[2]

Season Plotlines


Main Cast

* Taraji P. Henson is credited from “Liberty” to “The Crossing”.

Recurring Cast

In order of character appearances


# Image Title Airdate Writer(s) Director
301 Poi-liberty.jpg Liberty September 24, 2013 Greg Plageman
Denise Thé
Chris Fisher
The Machine, now completely self-governed with its whereabouts unknown, resumes giving Finch its “irrelevant” numbers for people in danger, which include a U.S. naval officer in town for Fleet Week. However, with so many sailors flooding the streets of New York City, finding the officer in time presents an even bigger challenge for Reese and Shaw. Meanwhile, Carter has been demoted to a patrol officer as a result of her being set up by the corrupt police crime organization HR, and sets a plan in motion to eradicate them for good. Also, Root tests the boundaries of her new surroundings.
302 3x02 - Nothing to Hide.jpg Nothing to Hide October 1, 2013 Erik Mountain Frederick E.O. Toye
The number comes up for an Internet entrepreneur in the business of eliminating people's privacy, but finds his own being rapidly stripped away. As his life spirals out of control, Reese tries to protect him while Finch calls on Shaw, Carter and Fusco for help finding whoever is after him. Meanwhile, Carter finds herself unexpectedly paired with new rookie partner, Mike Laskey.
303 3x03 ThreeToughLadies.jpg Lady Killer October 8, 2013 Amanda Segel Omar Madha
Reese and Finch enlist the help of Carter, Shaw and Zoe Morgan, who use their feminine wiles to bait a chameleon playboy who is either a predator or someone else’s imminent prey. Meanwhile, The Machine helps Root to plot an escape from her psych ward confinement before a dangerous enemy can track her down.
304 3x04 - Reasonable Doubt.png Reasonable Doubt October 15, 2013 Melissa Scrivner-Love Stephen Williams
The team gets the number of a prominent New York lawyer and has to determine whether she orchestrated the death of her recently murdered husband, or if she is being framed. Meanwhile, Carter faces an issue with her new partner, Laskey, after he spots her with the Man in the Suit.
305 POI 0305 Shaw3.png Razgovor October 22, 2013 David Slack Kenneth Fink
When Shaw is tasked to stay close to a 10-year-old identified by The Machine, she grudgingly develops respect for the young girl's skills in surveillance and realizes it could be the very reason why her number has come up. Meanwhile, Carter's mission to bring HR to justice risks exposure.
306 3x06 MessageOnTheWall.jpg Mors Praematura October 29, 2013 Dan Dietz Helen Shaver
Freed from her psych ward confinement, Root receives a directive from The Machine that requires Shaw's assistance – by any means necessary – and takes extreme measures to gain her compliance. Also, Reese and Finch look for clues as to why a mild-mannered estate investigator’s number has come up.
307 3x07 - Quinn exposed.png The Perfect Mark November 5, 2013 Sean Hennen Stephen Surjik
The number of a hypnotherapist comes up whose life, upon investigation by the team, suggests he is more than just a master of the mind. Meanwhile, Carter tracks an antiquities dealer whose business is connected to HR.
308 POI 0308 Main.png Endgame November 12, 2013 Nic Van Zeebroeck
Michael Sopczynski
Sylvain White
The POI team’s war with HR nears a boiling point when Finch receives 38 numbers at once from The Machine. He discovers they are connected to an unknown player who is inciting an all-out war between the crime organization and the Russian mob. Meanwhile, a window into Carter’s past is seen through flashbacks with her son’s father.
309 3x09 - The Crossing.png The Crossing November 19, 2013 Denise Thé Fred Toye
Danger closes in when the battle to bring the crime organization HR to justice reaches new heights. Also, when The Machine suddenly gives out Reese’s number, the POI team faces their greatest threat yet.
310 3x10 - Watching explosion.png The Devil's Share November 26, 2013 Amanda Segel
Jonathan Nolan
Chris Fisher
As the POI team seeks justice for Carter’s murder, Finch realizes one of his team members may go one step too far in order to end the war with HR. Also, the Machine gives out the number for NYPD Officer Patrick Simmons, one of the crime organization’s key players.
311 POI 0311 Main.png Lethe December 17, 2013 Erik Mountain Richard J. Lewis
Flashbacks to Finch’s adolescence provide insight into his creation of the Machine. Also, the team receives the number of an already dying man, and Reese leaves the POI team behind in the aftermath of the war with the crime organization, HR.
312 POI 0312 Main.png Aletheia January 7, 2014 Lucas O’Connor Richard J. Lewis
Multiple enemies converge on the POI team as they protect a dying man whose number has come up. They struggle to keep their enemies at bay but without Reese, who has left them and their mission behind following the tragic war with HR, being down one man could have catastrophic repercussions for the team.
313 POI 0313 Main.png 4C January 14, 2014 Melissa Scrivner-Love
Greg Plageman
Stephen Williams
Reese boards an international flight in an attempt to put the team and the past behind him, but is angered when he realizes his travel plans have been manipulated.
314 POI 0314 Main.png Provenance February 4, 2014 Sean Hennen Jeffrey Hunt
Reese rejoins Finch in New York, but when the team receives the number of a highly skilled antiquities thief, a surprising turn of events finds them planning a heist which could land them all in jail.
315 POI 0315 Finch5.png Last Call February 18, 2014 Dan Dietz Jeff T. Thomas
Finch goes undercover in an emergency call center to protect a 911 operator, but it soon becomes clear that the threat reaches further than the team could have anticipated.
316 POI 0316 Main.png RAM March 4, 2014 Nic Van Zeebroeck
Michael Sopczynski
Stephen Surjik
The secrets of Finch’s operation before he enlisted Reese are revealed, including shocking ties to present-day events.
317 POI 0317 Main.png Root Path (/) March 18, 2014 David Slack Jeff Gibson
The Machine assigns Root to seek out a janitor with a mysterious past, but when her very presence puts his life in danger, Finch also receives his number.
318 POI 0318 Main.png Allegiance March 25, 2014 Tony Camerino Jeffrey Hunt
Finch and Reese must delve into the murky waters of international politics when they are given the number of a former government contractor who is stalking a UN diplomat. Also, an enemy attempts to gain an upper hand on Root.
319 3x19 - Most likely to -Slider.png Most Likely To... April 1, 2014 Denise Thé
Melissa Scrivner-Love
Kevin Hooks
Reese and Shaw pose as alumni at a high school reunion in order to keep eyes on the latest POI. Meanwhile, Finch and Fusco travel to Washington, D.C., to investigate the motivations behind Vigilance’s latest attack.
320 POI 0320 Main1.png Death Benefit April 15, 2014 Erik Mountain
Lucas O’Connor
Richard J. Lewis
Reese poses as a Secret Service agent to get close to the latest POI, a U.S. congressman who may hold the key to derailing Decima’s plans to bring a second Machine online.
321 POI 0321 Main.png Beta April 29, 2014 Sean Hennen
Dan Dietz
Frederick E.O. Toye
As Decima uses Samaritan’s feeds to hunt Reese and Shaw, Greer exploits Finch’s greatest weakness in an attempt to lure him out of hiding: his love for his former fiancée, Grace Hendricks.
322 POI 0322 Main.png A House Divided May 6, 2014 Amanda Segel Chris Fisher
When an unknown entity prevents the Machine from seeing the full picture of an impending catastrophic event, it sends the team five separate numbers to help them piece together the bigger picture. Meanwhile, Root’s team of hackers arrives in New York.
323 POI 0323 Main.png Deus Ex Machina May 13, 2014 Greg Plageman
David Slack
Chris Fisher
The team takes desperate actions in its race to prevent the malevolent AI program Samaritan from coming online and making them its first targets. Meanwhile, the months-long battle with the anti-surveillance terrorist group Vigilance comes to a shocking conclusion.