The latest social security number the machine spews out is that of teenager Theresa Whitaker. The problem is that Theresa was supposedly killed two years earlier in what was deemed a murder/suicide of her entire family on a boat, the killer being her father, Grant Whitaker. However, Theresa's body was never recovered, presumed drowned and swept away by the current. Reese quickly discovers that it wasn't a suicide, but rather a contract hit. They have to figure out who contracted the hit and why, and why they didn't kill then fifteen year old Theresa. They also have to figure out if the hit had any connection to Grant's now supposedly grieving brother Derek and/or Derek's ex-wife, Elizabeth. But first, they have to find Theresa, who probably has trust issues having been underground for two years. Because of her situation, Finch has a certain empathy for this case. Meanwhile, Finch recalls telling a disbelieving associate of the back door into the system. And Carter hits a stumbling ...
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47 reference: When walking through the cemetery, a sign reads "Section 47". 47 is found randomly throughout shows & movies J.J. Abrams
is involved in, which originally began by the producers of Star Trek: The Next Generation
(1987). It's found in all subsequent series of Star Trek, as well as many other productions outside of Trek & ones with Abrams involvement. See more
When Reese is trying to intercept the bad guys car, their car on the map is going north, and Reese's taxi is going west. This means the bad guys should be coming from Reese's left. But when he stops them they're coming from his right. Which means that even though Reese got to the intersection first, their car has somehow passed him, u-turned and is now going south when he stops them. See more
I'm starting with the basics here. I'm trying to teach it to track people using cell phone location data, facial recognition. I'm almost ready to move on to the next problem.
What's the next problem?
Sorting them all out. Terrorists don't exactly stand out on street corners, you know? You have to teach the machine to sift through the emails, wire-tapped phones, bank transactions, looking for people that are hiding something, living double lives.
People like you, in other words.