Badass Women Archive: Root (Person of Interest, CBS)

February 2nd, 2012. #RootDay. And yes, we're keeping the name, despite the Aussies snickering at the double meaning... 'Root Cause' was the episode. As the name suggests, Root (Amy Acker) hogged the limelight by thrilling us with her unforgettable introduction. It may be fair to say that Root's addition to an already brilliant Person of Interest …

Person of Interest’s AIs: Can Humanity Seep In?

NB: This was written far before B.S.O.D.'s release, and any spoilers had hit the Internet at all--these are just random musings of my (now BSOD'd) mind. A thinkpiece, if you will (and a probably highly illogical/inaccurate one by now, at least if not within the next few episodes!). If you'd like in-depth reviews on Person of Interest, …

Quotables: What Are Your Favourite Person of Interest Quotes?

After I asked Twitter for a series of their favourite Sameen Shaw one-liners (which come in truckloads, I now remember—and shame myself for forgetting) I've collected a brief run-down of what I think my favourite character quotes/exchanges are: for Reese, Finch, Carter, Fusco, Shaw and Root. Some are a little more trivial than others, but …

Person of Interest’s Root, Shaw and a ‘Happy Ending’

It's been a year, hasn't it? Roughly a year since season four aired 'YHWH' and we were left with radio-silence in regards to 'Person of Interest'. It's been a year of muddled up rumours, evasion of airing schedules, messiness like that—but finally, finally—over the past week or so, the Person of Interest fandom has leapt …

Person of Interest’s Tasers, Kinks and Cuffs…A.K.A. ‘Shoot’

In the light of recent LGBTQ TV scandals, I felt cautiously inappropriate in hindsight submitting this Root and Shaw article. Then I thought: no, I shouldn’t feel guilty for investing in and writing about a genuinely enthralling same-sex couple relationship on a show where the producers are devoid of baiting and exploitation. Also, and this …