The Best Person of Interest, Season 3, Episode 13 Quotes

Owen: Whoa! What's with the conspiracy theories, Mr. Dark and Stormy?

- Woman [on pa]: Your attention, please.
- Flight 763 to Istanbul has been oversold.
- Passengers who do not yet have a seat assignment should check with the agent at gate 39.

- that a human element remain in determining something so critical as someone's fate.
- We have free will.
- And with that comes great responsibility...
- And sometimes great loss.
- I miss her dearly, too.

- But I'm just a programmer.
- No bonuses, no benefits.
- They don't even pay for my flu shot.
- I'm a nobody.
- A trained killer doesn't just go after a nobody.
- You better hope he doesn't have any friends on this flight.
- I'm telling you, they got the wrong guy.
- Whatever's going on here,
- I'm irrelevant.

- Keep an eye on the suspect.
- If he gets up, just hit this button.
- It'll summon me.
- Man: Ladies and gentlemen, the captain has turned on the fasten seat belt sign.
- Everyone should return to their seats and remain seated with their seat belts fastened.

- Small corrections. Wings level.
- Airspeed and altitude.
- Take us home, Finch.
- Keep it level. Keep it level.
- I'm coming in too hot.
- I'm gonna be long.
- There might be a bounce.

Owen: Whoa!
- Not the face!

Harold: We have free will, and with that, comes great responsibillity and sometimes great loss.

- Man: Got to hit the head.
- Did you need something, Mr. Wiley?
- Just stretching my legs.

- Huh?
- Guess the honeymoon's over.
- Oops.

Sameen: You play dumb with me one more time. I'm gonna make you eat this tie. Except right before you digest it, I'm gonna pull it out and we're gonna do this all over again.

- Why does everyone want him dead?
- He's relevant to national security.
- Right, just like you work for the international department of homeland security.
- What do you really do?
- Nothing. I quit my job.
- Didn't like your boss?
- I didn't like my boss's boss.
- Just take us to the cargo hold and we won't cause any more problems.

- He's taking us down.
- I need you to get me in there now.
- He's overridden the code.
- The situation's critical, Finch.
- Can you help us?
- I'm trying to get into the flight management system through the plane's satellite link.
- Where is Owen?
- Stashed in the cargo hold.

- Got a message for you, canalla.
- Raphael sends his regards.
- Agh! He just stabbed me.
- Is he...?
- Drugged. He'll live. Here.

- Well, I think you might have some competition on the plane.
- Shaw, your new employers...
- Mm-hm?
- Are they treating you okay?
- They haven't tried to kill me yet.
- I could've killed you tonight, hersh, and I didn't.
- Too bad you won't remember any of this.

- I thought maybe,
- I could hitch a ride back with you.
- I'm not quite ready to fly commercial yet, so...
- But I need to get back to work.
- Certainly, Mr. Reese.
- I know the pilot.
- I think we could delay that flight.

- Sorry, got my hands full with coach.
- You wanted first, remember?
- Excuse me, sir...
- Oh.
- Looks like he talked himself out.
- Bet he could use a blanket.
- Man: Ladies and gentlemen, we have reached 10,000 feet.
- It is now safe to use all approved electronic devices.

Owen: So, I'm sitting at my kitchen this morning, having my breakfast-toast, dry, butter's bad for your heart.
John: Almost as bad as a cartel hit man.

Owen: Going through other people's stuff, that's not cool. What are you looking for?
John: A safety razor, maybe. Hairspray.
Owen: Dude, your hair looks fine. That salt-and-pepper thing's like catnip to soccer moms. Go au naturel.

- Well, what if I wanna send you something, repay you for all you've done?
- I'm not in it for the money, Owen.
- You almost say that like it's your job, which would be insane.
- Well, whatever you're in it for, good on you, man.
- I appreciate you saving my neck.

[Scoffs] Mind if I ask why?
- I fear the number that Mr. Reese received is relevant.
- There's a relevant number on the plane?
- So what's the other side gonna do about it?
- That's exactly what I want to know,
- Ms. Shaw.
- Perhaps then we can figure out why the machine put John there.

- You play dumb with me one more time,
- I'm gonna make you eat this tie.
- Except right before you digest it
- I'm gonna pull it back out and we're gonna do this all over again.
- I never know what the target's done,
- I just know that they sent an operative.
- Give me a number.
- Indigo six Alpha.

Sameen: Dizzy? Tongue a little itchy?
Hersh: Shaw.
Sameen: You once taught me that an operative should always wet their lips and wait for symptoms before drinking anything. Scopolamine. Tachycardia will be setting in shortly. Fatigue, amnesia...
Hersh: I know what the drug does.
Sameen: You're conscious, but you've been rendered completely docile.
Hersh: I'm on a job right now.
Sameen: You were. Guy with the glasses on the laptop, right? That was the number you were supposed to kill tonight?
Hersh: I trained you well.

- I designed the machine to detect acts of terror but it sees everything, violent crimes involving ordinary people.
- The government considers these people irrelevant. We don't.
- Hunted by the authorities, we work in secret.
- You'll never find us, but victim or perpetrator, if your number's up, we 7! Find you.

- even if it means taking down the plane.
- Well, how many hit squad members were on that e-mail?
- Two. Colombian paramilitary.
- There's another lancero on board.
- But I checked the manifest, every passenger.
- He's not a passenger, Finch.

- That's for you.
- Yeah, you just stuck this bird.
- Thank you, Mr. Reese.
- How about Owen?
- The only relevant number on this plane is 130 people.
- Grazie. Arrivederci so what is it you really do again?
- I help people.
- You wanna help me get a drink?

Holly: So what is it you really do again?
John: I help people.
Holly: You wanna help me get a drink?

- I can't seem to override the manual operator.
- You ever flown a plane this size before?
- Heavens no, props only.
- This is a commercial jumbo jet.
- Somebody's gonna have to stick the landing.
- Putting you on speaker.
- Excuse me.
- Can I have some water, please?

Owen: You seem like an angry guy. Do you want to talk about that? I really think you want to talk about that.

- With two federal marshals and their transport.
- I told you.
- No more missions, no more numbers.
- While I don't agree with your decision to leave,
- I certainly respect it.
- I did not send you on a mission,
- Mr. Reese.
- Then who put me on this flight?

Sameen: You wanted to see me?
Harold: Would it be too much to ask you to snap a twig?
Sameen: Not my thing.

- Thanks for meeting me.
- Thanks for the drink.
- Well, I hope you get a better crew to work with on your return flight.
- Give me a call if you're ever back in the city.
- Ciao.
- Ciao.

- Look, I don't know who you are or if you're trying to pull something but I know this isn't your business.
- I need you to get your ass up and return to your seat, immediately.
- You're right.
- This isn't any of my business.
- Have a nice day, marshal.

- Would you like to purchase the return leg now?
- I'm not sure when I'll be back.
- You're in luck.
- A seat just opened up on a flight with a stopover in Rome.
- And it's first class.
- Done.
- Gate 33, seat 1d. Enjoy your flight.
- Thank you.

- I need the zip ties you keep for unruly passengers, a blanket for this guy and a shot of whiskey.
- For who?
- Put it in his sippy cup.
- One finger.
- I have to go to the bathroom.
- Why don't we go find your mommy?
- Owen?

Harold: Mr. Reese, I understand your frustration with the opacity of the Machine, but there is a reason I chose to make it that way. The Machine only gives us numbers because I would always rather that a human element remain in determining something so critical as someone's fate. We have free will, and with that comes great responsibility, and some times great loss. I miss her dearly too...