The show of interest

I have to spend some time to talk about probably my personal favorite TV show at the moment. That is a lot to say considering TV has been on a role. With shows like Game of Thrones, Mad Men, The Walking Dead, Homeland and Broadwalk Empire just racking up awards. Person of Interest is one of those shows you could easily sweep under your rug.


Person of Interest is sort of a crime drama show. Like most network TV shows, it kind of deals with the “flavor of the week” formula. The show is about a nation-wide computer surveillance system, known as “The Machine”. This machine was created after the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York City. The machine is designed to output people soon to be involved in violent terrorist acts, the person of interest. They don’t know if the person will be a victim or a perpetrator. While dealing with this, the show has a bigger plot of the dealing with the ramifications of the Machine existing in the first place. Are the American people ready for an all-knowing machine watching their every move?


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