*Review contains spoilers, so read at your own risk!*
Finally, back to what I love about the show. The whole war between Samaritan and the Machine. Who's gonna win? I have absolutely no clue, but I do have a horrible feeling that it'll end some what badly for one of the members. Yes, I am behind and since I am, I accidentally sort of found out some of the out come. I just don't know how it gets to that point. Still, it's going to be an exciting ride for sure, even if I do know part of the outcome.
Not that I mind at all the brotherhood story line, but I just prefer the Machine vs. the Machine. It seems way more exciting and it normally is. I mean, there were parts of this episode, that I wasn't sure how it was going to turn out.
Then the worst happens. We had the calm before the storm. Samaritan wants to call out the Machine, so it/he/she whatever you wanna refer to it as, has basically taken hold of all the crime in the city. Each time John came to help the number, someone from Samaritan was already there. Though, they go about it a different way then probably what John would have done, but still, it was getting very annoying that they showed up everywhere. It gave Fusco a fun, easy day at his job, though.
It was scary to see that Samaritan could control that much. I could see why Harold never wanted the Machines in the wrong hands. Too much power. And why Harold never wanted Samaritan out there. A bit too much of a mind of its own. Which is creepy, I think, when a machine thinks for itself.
Anyways, after realizing that they've lost complete control of the whole city when Samaritan went offline of protecting it, the Machine finally, sort of, gives in and meets with Samaritan. I was thinking, how are two machines going to meet or let alone talk to one another? Well, Root was the Machine's voice. Guess I should have seen that coming. But I was nervous throughout the whole conversation and wondering what would happen to the two parties. The other person, was a little boy! I was hoping that Samaritan wouldn't use a little boy to possibly harm Root and it didn't. That'd be disturbing, but still, the stuff Samaritan was having him say, was weird coming from a little kid. That whole conversation, I was just on the edge of my seat wondering how it was going to turn out, since Root had no back up.
Shaw, oh Shaw, why must you disobey Harold? Though the minute they tried to keep her from helping, I knew something bad would come out of it. Now she's out in the city somewhere, trying to help John and the rest of the team because she couldn't just sit there anymore. Ugh, I have a horrible feeling about this whole thing. Though, it was confirmed when I saw the spoiler, but still, I know I won't enjoy watching it when it comes time.