TV Club: Person Of Interest: “Skip”

This episode explores agendas, the priorities that must be rigid enough to move humans to action but flexible enough to allow for evolution and negotiation. The case of the week involves a bounty hunter named Frankie who is working undercover as a hostess at an illegal gambling ring in order to target her boss, Ray, who is wanted on charges of conspiracy. Business becomes personal when she discovers that Ray is also guilty of killing her brother, and Frankie’s mission changes from intent to capture to intent to kill. Harper Rose returns for another episode, acting as a mediator instead of an agent of chaos for once as she orchestrates the negotiations between the various parties interested in Ray’s fate. Frankie is persuaded to abandon her mission of revenge in order to save Harper Rose and keep the peace. Ray is brought to justice via a compromise that …

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