Status
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CBS
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Season 5

Aired 6 years ago - Jun 21, 2016

Finch, Reese, Fusco, and Shaw embark on one last mission to prevent Samaritan from destroying The Machine and cementing its hold over mankind.

Aired 6 years ago - Jun 14, 2016

As Reese and Shaw race to catch up with Finch, he infiltrates a maximum-security government facility in a desperate mission which could mean the end for not only Samaritan, but for himself and The Machine as well.

Aired 6 years ago - Jun 07, 2016

The team must unravel a conspiracy and stay ahead of the Secret Service when the President of the United States becomes their newest POI. Also, Finch separates himself from the team and considers taking drastic action to combat Samaritan.

Aired 6 years ago - May 31, 2016

Finch’s number comes up when a fatal error blows his cover identity and sets off a deadly series of escalating encounters with Samaritan’s operatives.

Aired 6 years ago - May 30, 2016

The mysterious criminal mastermind known as “The Voice” returns and traps Reese and Fusco in their own precinct with several armed gang members and the latest POI. Also, Root makes a shocking discovery.

Aired 6 years ago - May 24, 2016

Reese and Finch become trapped in a hospital that becomes ground zero for a deadly viral outbreak. Also, Samaritan’s newest recruit has second thoughts and Shaw continues to struggle with reality.

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Indeed, he was returning from Hong Kong en route to the UK,
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it has yet to render a positive outcome.
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I happen to be the hospital's epidemiologist.
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Jeff, how are you were able to get a reservation here?
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I think seven years was long enough to wait for a boyfriend
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I'm sorry, but I can't go through that again.
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because one of the bodies down there
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No truck enters or leaves the Five Burroughs without his knowledge.
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TARGET: SHAW, SAMEEN SEARCHING BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FACILITY
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You really should ask for better bunk mates.
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and find out where Mr. Ko came from.
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Meantime, best if we do some investigating ourselves.
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Maybe, but I ain't.
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me in prison, just another statistic.
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Three months ago, you were painting houses
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That's how the zombie apocalypse starts.
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The open system can track down the package's origins.
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Bird flu... you suspected as much.
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Until they can analyze the virus and locate an effective antiviral,
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We're gonna need them all.
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It's not gonna be a problem.
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were rerouted to a lab in Albany that has since shut its doors.
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Both Dr. Mason and Nurse Carol filed complaints
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No, I just ushered in the future.
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even from a prison made entirely of pixels.
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That's not true. I was never in South Africa.
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I had no way of knowing that wasn't a simulation.
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and you will be just fine.
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The syringes are the cure.
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They were collected by police last week
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human fallibility...
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Here, keep an eye on him.
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- Stop! - Got you.
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Sorry, Doc, but I can't let you...
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We'd have lost a lot more if it wasn't for you, Doc.
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The Machine warned us of him months ago
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Time I work with somebody who appreciates me.
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Some time ago, you gave me a book,
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Aired 6 years ago - May 24, 2016

Root goes undercover at a radio station to protect the host of a conspiracy theory show who stumbles upon information that could get him killed. Also, Samaritan’s agents try to convince a member of the team that their goals are noble.

Aired 6 years ago - May 23, 2016

The Machine sends Reese and Finch to a wedding to protect a pair of POIs before their nuptials. Also, Fusco becomes angry at being kept in the dark by the team and takes it upon himself to investigate a string of missing person reports.

Aired 6 years ago - May 17, 2016

Reese protects an NYPD analyst whose investigation into a software glitch has drawn the attention of Samaritan. Also, Reese and Fusco are threatened by an ally of Elias’s, who is looking to avenge his friend’s death.

Aired 6 years ago - May 16, 2016

Sameen Shaw escapes her captors, but the team is unsure of her mental state when she begins to act paranoid and reckless.

Aired 6 years ago - May 10, 2016

Reese’s cover could be blown when he realizes the latest POI has ties to his old CIA colleague, Kara Stanton.

Aired 6 years ago - May 09, 2016

The Machine experiences a glitch during rebooting, supplying Reese and Fusco with the numbers of dozens of people not actually involved in crimes, while also locking Finch and Root out after identifying them as threats based on past violent behavior.

Aired 6 years ago - May 03, 2016

Reese and Finch attempt to rescue the Machine’s source code before it deteriorates beyond repair. Also, Root fights for her life against an onslaught of Samaritan’s agents and Fusco is faced with hard questions following the deaths of Dominic and Elias.