To demonstrate its power to the Machine, Samaritan launches a massive effort to shut down all crime in NYC for 24 hours... and then unleash it worse than ever. Meanwhile, Finch and Reese try to keep up with the new influx of Numbers, and Root meets with her opposite number.moreless
Reese and Finch receive a new Number: Elias, who Dominic wants dead. Meanwhile, Root rescues Sam from Martine but Sam doesn't want to be rescued, and threatens to go public if they don't let her help save Elias.moreless
The team's new number is a police academy recruit: a loose cannon who is apparently working for the gangs. Meanwhile, Samaritan sends Martine to track down the woman who prevented it from obtaining the virus.moreless
The team's new Number turns out to be an international jewel thief, and Sam has to get close to the man to find out if he's victim or perpetrator. Meanwhile, Finch recruits Root to help him undermine Samaritan's plans to distribute tablets to school children.moreless
The team's new Number is a mild-mannered insurance agent who is pretending to be a police detective to investigate the supposed suicide of a co-worker's brother. Meanwhile, Finch is sent to a conference in Hong Kong and meets an attractive businesswoman specializing in computers.moreless
While Finch, Sam, and Root try to protect a pollster who suspects that Samaritan rigged the elections, Reese is sidelined in therapy due to his high number of shootings during homicide cases.
The Brotherhood goes after two children who stole drug money from them, and Reese has to team up with a DEA agent to stop them. Meanwhile, Finch turns to Elias for help.
The team's new number is a professional wingman, and Fusco has to go undercover as a needy client while Reese deals with a demanding police captain. Meanwhile, Root takes Finch on a scavenger hunt for the Machine.moreless
Reese involves Finch in his attempt to protect a new Number, a mathematics student who is playing a city-wide game. However, they soon discover that the game is much more than a simple scavenger hunt.moreless
After several months of silence, the Machine sends a new Number to Reese and Sam... and Finch, who ignores the call. Meanwhile, Fusco gets a new partner and Elias receives an unexpected visitor.moreless
When Decima prepares to bring the Samaritan AI online, the team finds itself caught between that organizations attempts to wipe them out and Vigilance's plan to put an end to intrusive government surveillance.moreless
The Machine sends the team five Numbers to try and determine what is going on in an impending catastrophe that it is blocked from seeing. Meanwhile, Root brings her assembled team of hackers to New York for the next part of her mistress' plan.moreless
Now that they have Samaritan up, Decima begins the hunt for Reese, Sam, and Finch... and plans to use Grace Hendricks to lure Finch out of hiding.
A Congressman holds the key to stop Decima from activating Samaritan, and Reese poses as a Secret Service agent to get close to him.
Vigilance launches a new attack and the team splits up: Finch and Fusco go to Washington to investigate, while Reese and Sam go to a high school reunion to protect their newest Number.moreless
The team receive the Number of a UN diplomat being stalked by a former government contractor. Meanwhile, Root faces an enemy from the past.
Root intersects with the team again when the Machine gives Finch the Number of a janitor after it sends Root to investigate the man.
In 2010, Finch and his current partner help a computer programmer on the run from CIA assassins named Reese and Kara, while a secret group tries to get the programmer's laptop for themselves.moreless
The Machine gives the team the Number of a 911 operator, and Finch goes undercover as a fellow operator to help her.
Reese reunites with the team to save an antiquities thief, but the group ends up in a high-stakes heist.
Reese's efforts to leave New York City and The Machine behind are thwarted when The Machine manipulates his travel plans and seats him on a plane next to a new Number.
Finch and Sam try to save Arthur Claypool from Control without Reese's help, since he is still MIA along with Fusco.
The team faces an unusual task when they must save the life of a new Number... who is already dying. Meanwhile, Reese leaves the team and Finch considers his past.
The Machine gives the team a new Number: Simmons, the corrupt HR officer that murdered one of their own. Meanwhile, Finch tries to stop a friend from going too far in their quest for vengeance.moreless
The Machine gives Finch Reese's Number as HR puts out a contract on the "Man in the Suit."
The Machine gives the team 38 Numbers, and they realize that someone is pitting HR against their Russian Mob allies with the intention to set off a war. Meanwhile, Carter's past with her ex-husband is revealed.moreless
The Machine gives Finch and Reese the Number of a hypnotherapist who is using his craft for personal gain. Meanwhile, Carter gets a lead on an antiquities dealer who could give her the means to bring down HR.moreless
While Reese and Finch deal with a new Number, Root abducts Sam to force her to help on a mission for The Machine.