You are also right about the show changing. It became more about the battling AI's, but I did like the Dominic character they introduced, he wasn't an Elias, but he had his moments. A couple of interesting tidbits about the show, Harold (Michael Emerson) and Grace (Carrie Preston) are married in real life (that one had me and the Misses floored, because it seems like a perfect match). Side note, the lawyer Carrie Preston plays on The Good Wife and The Good Fight, Elsbeth Tascioni, one of my favorite TV characters . Sterling K. Brown's (who plays Det Beecher) romantic interest on this show, Carter (Taraji P. Henson), and the actress that plays his wife Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) on his subsequent role on This is Us, both graduated from Howard University. As well as Carter's ex husband on the show Laz Alonso.translation: I don't tell my kid what I did in college.
Enjoy your visit. tell the kid to avoid season 3 episode 9 of Person of Interest. I could see what was coming and stopped a couple episodes short, then powered on. It's really not the same show.