Special Counsel discovers that there is a threat to the Machine, which Finch and Reese are attempting to stop. The Machine gives a number belonging to Ernest Thornhill, a CEO who is buying several payphone companies in New York.
Reese, Finch, and Shaw work to save the life of a sailor named Jack Salazar who is inadvertently caught up in a diamond smuggling operation run by a team of Force Recon Marines. Shaw gets used to being a member of the team, although her propensity for violent solutions worries Finch.
With Reese in FBI custody, Finch poses as a high school teacher to protect the next number, a teenager named Caleb Phipps . A seemingly below-average student, Caleb is hiding the fact that he is a genius.
The latest number that the Machine dispenses belongs to Michael Cahill , who on the surface is an unassuming and upstanding but solitary citizen, which masks the fact of being involved in a major smuggling ring led by a man named Vargas .
Reese and Finch get the number of Hayden Price , a hypnotherapist. Finch, who poses as Hayden’s patient, learns that Hayden is a con man who hypnotizes his patients into giving him their security information, which allows him to enter their bank accounts and steal from them. One of his patients, Sven Vanger (Carsten […]
When a highly decorated doctor named Richard Nelson is poisoned with a fatal dose of radiation, Reese and Finch have just 24 hours to determine the deadly toxin he was given and find the person behind the attack.