The crime drama “Person of Interest” (CBS) can be seen each Tuesday evening at 10/9 p.m. Last night's all new episode on March 18, 2014 was called, “/.” In the overnight TV ratings it grabbed 10.95 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1.8 million TV viewers in the all important 18 to 49 adult demographic.
In the same 10 p.m. time slot. “Chicago Fire” (NBC) grabbed 7.06 million TV viewers overall & 1.9 with adults. “Mind Games” (ABC) which replaced “Killer Women” has attracted less of an audience since its' premiere. It nabbed only 2.19 million TV viewers overall & 0.7 with adults.
The government is watching you & there are cameras everywhere. “/” opened with Flashbacks of “Root” who spent years wanting the machine that Harold built. He once locked her up in a cage at his office, but she eventually got out. Root stops a bus load of prisoners & helps a young man named Billy escape. He is a car thief, but she wants him for something else.
Root is talking to the machine which she believes is a female. Billy impersonates another male in a government building. He signs for a document that Root takes from him. She leaves him behind to get arrested & tells him to sit next to a 300 pound prisoner who will protect him. Root goes back to New York City & meets up with a man named Cyrus Wells. It so happens that his “number” comes up so that Harold, John & Samantha can help him too.
When Root was kidnapped, she was tortured & the right side of her ear had gone deaf. She got away from a group that wanted the machine & is hired by that machine to help others. Samantha watches Root & Cyrus outside his apartment building. Root tells him that they have to leave as a sniper tries to take him down through a window with a gun.
Harold deciphers a photo advertisement connected to the sniper. An underground group called “vigilance” shows up & tries to take down Samantha on the street. She runs into the building where a female sniper tried to kill Cyrus. Harold finds out that the name of Cyrus appeared on the vigilance radar twice.
Cyrus works only as a janitor. Why does vigilance want him? Why did they do a background check on Cyrus? Why does Root give that document to Harold? - You can watch the full episode of “/” at the official “Person of Interest” website.