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CBS 'Person of Interest' Vigilance returns to steal important computer chip

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.

Harold & Root
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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.

Person of Interest” stars, James Caviezel (John Reese), Kevin Chapman (Detective Lionel Fusco), Sarah Shahi (Samantha Shaw), Amy Acker (Root) & Michael Emerson (Harold Finch).

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.