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** StonersAreFunny: Trey's drug-induced [[CasualDangerDialogue nonchalance]] when Dominic's enforcer Floyd is holding him at gunpoint.
--->Do you want some ice cream?

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** * StonersAreFunny: Trey's drug-induced [[CasualDangerDialogue nonchalance]] when Dominic's enforcer Floyd is holding him at gunpoint.
--->Do you want some
gunpoint, casually offering her ice cream?cream. He later acts casual when Reese rappels down from the skylight and has him hoisted out the roof, then stares at the flashing police lights in amazement.


** The Machine has commisssioned Root to write an app, apparently to [[Recap/PersonOfInterestS04E02 recruit people like Samaritan is]].

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** The Machine has commisssioned commissioned Root to write an app, apparently to [[Recap/PersonOfInterestS04E02 recruit people like Samaritan is]].



* InSeriesNickname: "Harper" calls Reese "Kush pops" (after his purchase at the dispensary) and "Detective [=McConnick=]."

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* InSeriesNickname: "Harper" calls Reese "Kush pops" (after his purchase at the dispensary) and "Detective [=McConnick=].Laconic."


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-->Do you want some ice cream?

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-->Do --->Do you want some ice cream?


* ShoutOut: the diner confrontation between Dominic and Reese is an homage to ''Heat''

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* ShoutOut: the diner confrontation between Dominic and Reese is an homage to ''Heat''''Film/{{Heat}}''.



* ThemeNaming[=/=]RunningGag: When Root is discussing software apps with Caleb's company, she goes by the name "Shannon," a reference to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Shannon Claude Shannon, the father of information theory]].

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* ThemeNaming[=/=]RunningGag: When Root is discussing software apps with Caleb's company, she goes by the name "Shannon," a reference to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Shannon Claude Shannon, the father of information theory]].theory]].
* XanatosGambit: Dominic isn't bothered by his losses, as it gives him a chance to contact Harper, whom he wants to recruit.


* AccidentalPervert: Two college girls returning from the showers aren't impressed when they see a middle-aged guy in a trenchcoat and cameraphone lurking around the girl's dorm.



* IncrediblyObviousTail: Reese is doing his usual thing, when he realizes that a creepy middle-aged guy hanging around the woman's dorm with a camera is a bit conspicuous.

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* IncrediblyObviousTail: Reese is doing his usual thing, when he realizes that a creepy middle-aged guy hanging around the woman's dorm with a camera is a bit conspicuous.


* BatmanGambit: Finch knew Harper would steal his watch, so [[HiddenDepths he stole her ring]].

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* BatmanGambit: Finch knew Harper would [[AffectionatePickpocket steal his watch, watch]], so [[HiddenDepths he stole her ring]].

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*** Fridge: Harold mentions "back pain" is always a good reason for a marijuana prescription. Something he'd know given his own injuries.


* GenreSavvy:
** [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy Dominic is slowly figuring out how Team Machine operates.]]
** Harper also deduces a lot from her interactions with Reese and Finch.

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*ContinuityNod: Finch is able to get Reese a prescription for medical marijuana from [[Recap/PersonOfInterestS01E04 Dr. Tillman]].


* BatmanGambit: Finch knew Harper would steal his watch, so [[HiddenDepths he stole her ring]].



* CallBack:
** The Machine has commisssioned Root to write an app, apparently to [[Recap/PersonOfInterestS04E02 recruit people like Samaritan is]].



* TheChessmaster: Harper, in spades.
* ConArtist: Harper

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* TheChessmaster: TheChessmaster:
**
Harper, in spades.
** More specifically, Dominic and "Harper" both manipulated the cartel and each other just to arrange a meeting.
* ConArtist: HarperHarper.



* DoubleSpeak: Finch can't bring himself to say Shaw's name or that she's "dead" ([[Recap/PersonOfInterestS04E13 even though she isn't]], but he doesn't know that).



* InSeriesNickname: "Harper" calls Reese "Kush pops" (after his purchase at the dispensary) and "Detective [=McConnick=]."
* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: An apparent college student working in a dispensary ends up uncovering the Brotherhood's marijuana operation and taking down part of a cartel's operations.



* SherlockScan: Harper is rather good at this. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] because you have to be able to figure people out before [[ManipulativeBastard you can play them]].

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* RealLifeWritesThePlot: The recent snowstorms in the Northeast clearly affected the outdoor shooting.
* SeenItAll: Fusco is utterly unfazed by "Harper"'s threats.
* SherlockScan: Harper is rather good at this.this; she quickly figures out Reese is former special forces "playing cop," and that he and Finch [[WeHelpTheHelpless help people on a regular basis]]. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] because you have to be able to figure people out before [[ManipulativeBastard you can play them]].


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* TakeAThirdOption: Instead of continuing on their present stalemate with Samaritan, or going on the offense with just the three of them, Root and the Machine have started to try to recruit new people to assist them.
* TaserTagWeakness: "Harper" is stopped in her tracks ... by Fusco and his Taser.


* BreatherEpisode: Is a mostly lighthearted episode after several tense weeks.



** Dominic is slowly figuring out how Team Machine operates.

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** [[DangerouslyGenreSavvy Dominic is slowly figuring out how Team Machine operates.]]


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* MistakenForGay: Harper confuses what Harold means when he calls himself and "Detective Riley" partners. Finch and Reese don't bother to correct her.


* ShownTheirWork: Finch's description of the legal status of pot dispensaries--allowed by the state, but still illegal under federal law--is accurate.

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* ShownTheirWork: ShownTheirWork:
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Finch's description of the legal status of pot dispensaries--allowed dispensaries--permitted by the state, but still illegal under a violation of federal law--is accurate.controlled substances laws--is accurate.
** The Brotherhood uses "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gold_farming gold farming]]," a real-world practice, to launder money through online games.


* GenreSavvy: Dominic is slowly figuring out how Team Machine operates

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* GenreSavvy: GenreSavvy:
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Dominic is slowly figuring out how Team Machine operatesoperates.
** Harper also deduces a lot from her interactions with Reese and Finch.

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