Person of Interest Season 2 Review “Proteus”

The machine is on the fritz. Or so it seems. In an unprecedented move, the machine simultaneously sends out the alert for six persons of interest. Each person of interest is the victim of a serial killer. While Reese is impressed that the machine was able to link the victims together, Finch worries that something has gone terribly wrong; if the machine had been working properly, they would’ve learned about the last victim before he was killed. Regardless, they need to track down the murderer to prevent further deaths. Finch makes a grim discovery in a basement furnace – ashes and teeth. He suspects that the teeth belonged to one of the persons of interest. If his theory is correct, someone is killing the men in order to assume their identities. Finch rushes to join Reese on the island where Reese has tracked the last person. Reese, Finch, and several of the islanders ride out the storm at the local police station. Reese and Finch think that the killer is among them and has taken on another identity. It could be anyone. This is a familiar scenario that most recently played out on Syfy’s Haven, except on that show the killer could physically assume its victim’s identity. Every show retreads familiar ground, so this is hardly a crime. Just a bit humdrum. READ MORE...

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