The impostor is shown handing over the drives to Decima Technologies head Greer, who in turn shoots her to cover his tracks. In exchange for his son's safe return, the leader demands that the judge release a banker who is key to their money-laundering operations without any punishment. Reese is able to save Malcolm, while Shaw forces Link to free Reese under the threat of burning the gang's heroin stash that Mini led her to. At the end, a memorial bust of Finch's partner is shown in his offices. Claypool has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is being monitored at the hospital. Eventually, Fusco and Cooper are taken captive by some mob members and are locked into a shipping container with the expectation that the brutal heat in the city will kill them from heatstroke.
Finch goes to Carter for help, but then urges her to accompany agent Donnelly to New Rochelle, where Donnelly suspects Reese in the disappearance of a man after his wife died in a car accident. But Claire is unaware that a private military firm from which she stole files for the game is after her to recover those documents. With the help of Zoe, Reese exposes a corrupt pharmaceutical company and Finch their stock to cause further harm, finally getting justice for someone he was unable to save. Root and Finch arrive at the where the Machine is kept, followed shortly by Reese and Shaw, Reese, being slowed as the Machine directs him to rescue people from the irrelevant list, but find that the Machine has moved. Meanwhile, Root has discovered the location of the Samaritan system.
Reese awakes in a hospital and is rescued by Carter. Please by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. May 2015 Carter survives the crash; she receives a call from Finch, telling him Donnelly is dead and Reese has been taken. In the second, the two teams switch places; Reese and Fusco install the software while Finch and Root secure the route. With a Vigilance command post now compromised, Collier takes Finch, Greer, Control and the senator to a nearby rooftop.
Fusco is later taken hostage by Vargas' corrupt informant , whom Reese kills just in time. Investigating Corwin's murder, Fusco learns from a tapped conversation between Hersh and his boss of their search for Denton. Please by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. Meanwhile, a series of flashbacks show the process Finch and Ingram went through to create The Machine. Ortiz's confession exonerates Silva and improves Reese's standing in front of Internal Affairs. The episode ends with Greer saying that he has great plans for Samaritan.
Reese, Shaw and Bear come to their rescue and are able to bring the mob gang into their precinct headquarters. They are forced to play a game of Russian roulette, but Reese gets them out alive after Lou sneaks the bullet out before it enters the gun. Reese calls Carter and she and Fusco rush arrive in time to stop Darren and capture the killers, but Fusco is shot when Andre tries to kill Darren. Fusco soon is taken hostage along with Tao. Meanwhile, Carter searches for Burton to place him in protective police custody, and in doing so, draws closer to finding Carl Elias—believed to be the illegitimate son of an aging mobster with a plan to unite the Five Families and reclaim the New York underworld from the Russians. It develops that Cooper had worked with members of a mob and is going to testify in a murder trial.
As Reese dives into the case, different flashbacks are shown with Carter doing similar investigation to what Reese is doing. Reese's cover is as Finch's asset manager, looking to invest. He gives Peck a new identity kit, admits to creating the machine, then walks away, unaware that Alicia Corwin overheard his admission. He intends to activate it via a special device. Finch tracks Clay to a motel, where his two partners in crime have been killed. Following a conversation between the operative and Greer, Samaritan's acquisition of various companies around the world is revealed as is its interest in Bridges' company. Wyler is forced to help with a robbery led by his former partners, as he is a master safecracker.
Samaritan and its operatives spend the episode trying to find and kill Khan, while the team tries to save him and determine what Samaritan is doing. Root reveals her motive to discover how Finch and Reese thwarted her operation so efficiently cf. Detective Carter informs Reese of her meeting with Agent Snow, upon which Reese offers her a choice of staying out of the case as she has people who will miss her, unlike Finch and Reese. But is she guilty or not? Please by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. However, Blackwell stabs Fusco before making an escape. Her name was Hanna Frey, a young girl abducted twenty years prior.
Meanwhile, Detective Fusco's past corruption catches up with him when an informant gives the Internal Affairs Bureau the crucial information they need to send him to prison. Reviewing the evidence, Reese finds that the crime scene was staged to look like a murder-suicide. Samaritan's actions leave Harold and his team with a difficult choice, whether to let Samaritan do their job or play along with Samaritan's new plan. Control, after being rescued, tracks Yasin to Canada. Archived from on July 7, 2015.
She is about to kill Root when she confesses that Root was her only mental safe-place and turns the gun on herself. Will Reese and his team find Finch before its too late? As they're leaving, Root tells Finch to reach that location before Samaritan in order to save The Machine. Reese is puzzled when Snow orders him to kill Kara, who has allegedly been compromised, when their mission is completed. Archived from the original on May 26, 2015. Meanwhile Root sets her escape plan in motion with the help of the Machine when government operative Hersh tracks her down. One of the Mafia members then reveals that he was working with Elias, but he's killed as Elias breaks through the door.