(official recap from Fox's site)
trudges through the South American jungle. When she returns to camp, a
very young John is playing chess with an older soldier.
day, Sarah does pull-ups on a swing set and takes a handful of vitamins.
Andy, the creator of The Turk, calls and wants to meet in Pasadena.
He's at a chess tournament, The Turk is entered.
Cromartie, disguised as an FBI agent, goes to Charlie Dixon's home. Cromartie is looking for new info on Sarah.
tells John that Andy rebuilt The Turk. Cameron reminds Sarah that she
should have killed Andy. Sarah sends John and Cameron to school, and
they're to meet her at the tournament later.
Sarah arrives to a
convention hall full of robots. Andy meets her and takes her to see the
new Turk. He says the new one is more adaptable, but less predictable.
Andy tells Sarah the winner of the tournament gets a cash prize and a
Cromartie isn't getting answers from Charlie,
and Charlie's new wife walks in. Charlie swears he isn't harboring
Sarah. As far as he knows, the woman he knew blew herself up in a bank
eight years ago.
Students place objects and notes around a
memorial for Jordan. John explains to Cameron why people write notes to
the dead, to deal with the sadness. John talks to Cheri, but she doesn't
John works on a car in an auto class. A couple
students give another student a hassle about some equipment and John
steps in to help. The boy's name is Morris. He tells John to stay away
from Cheri, her father has her on lock down.
Sarah watches The
Turk compete against a rival machine. Sarah notices a man in the back of
the auditorium, he doesn't fit in. Cameron arrives and looks over the
other robots, she looks on with curiosity. John finds Sarah in the
auditorium and fills him in on the military contract. She tells John to
cheer for the rival, or Cameron will kill Andy. The rival team loses
their queen and it looks like Andy will win.
Charlie's wife knows
that he was lying to Cromartie. She only asks that Charlie tell the
truth. Charlie tells her that he saw John and that he had broken into
the house. Charlie doesn't have a plan to handle Sarah yet.
appears as though Andy is going to win. But their rival makes a sudden
move and Andy is forced to surrender in checkmate. Sarah heads back to
meet Andy and bumps into the man who was lurking in the auditorium.
Sarah opens the door to Andy's room to find Andy dead. Sarah chases
after the man and tackles him. The man breaks free and runs down the
alley. Police cars race in surround the man before he can get away.
Sarah ducks behind a wall, sad that another innocent life was taken.
hacks the police database and pulls up images of the man. The man has a
barcode tattoo on his arm, he's a Resistance fighter. Cameron tells
John that the man is one of John's best soldiers in the future.
Terminator sees the man's updated police file on a computer. Moments
later, the Terminator walks up to a pair of talking police officers and
assaults one. The other officer arrests him immediately.
school, one of the counselors asks to see Cameron. The counselor asks
Cameron what Jordan told her before she died. She repeats the
conversation and the counselor knows Jordan was talking about the
graffiti. The counselor looks concerned, and lets Cameron go.
Ellison sits across from the mystery man, and shows him photos from the
Resistance apartment. Ellison tells the man that a synthetic blood
links all the crime scenes and asks the man for new info. As Ellison
leaves, he calls for the man to be taken out of local custody. The
Terminator, in shackles, walks right by Ellison.
Sarah, in a
business suit, walks by Ellison at the prison. She's talking on the
phone with the counselor about Cameron's behavior. Sarah nabs a badge
from another person and hangs up on the counselor. She walks into the
interrogation room. The man admits he knows who she is. He tells Sarah
he didn't kill Andy, he only wanted The Turk but when he got to Andy's
room, Andy was dead and The Turk was gone. He begs her to leave before a
T-888 finds him. He tells her to find Andy's partner from the
tournament. The man tells Sarah that his brother, Kyle Reese, carried a
photo of her for luck. The man is Derek Reese, Kyle's brother and John's
The Terminator breaks open his cell door, then smashes
open Derek's cell. But it's empty. Derek is chained inside a transport
John tries to talk to Cheri outside school. She begs him
to walk away. He watches her quickly walk to a car, and get in. Morris
follows John and notes that he was right about Cheri. Morris takes a
liking to Cameron. Sarah picks them up. They have a mission.
the transport van, Derek pinches one end of his barcode tattoo, forcing a
tiny piece of metal from under his skin. He uses it to free himself
from the shackles. Sarah's car races up behind the transport. Cameron
jumps on the transport and pulls the guards out of the cab. When the
transport stops, Cameron and Sarah climb in the cab. Sarah sees the
Terminator running to the transport in the rear view mirror and tells
Cameron to take care of him. The Terminator jumps on the back of the
truck, and tears the door open. Cameron pushes the man through the side,
and holds him down as Sarah edges the transport near a flatbed truck.
The Termintor's hand is cut off by a piece of the flatbed. John, Derek
and Sarah race back to Sarah's truck. The Terminator forces Cameron out
the back and is dominating the fight. Sarah fires a pistol to distract
the Terminator. The Terminator turns and fires, the bullet strikes Derek
as Cameron strikes the Terminator with a metal pipe. Cameron quickly
takes the Terminator down and calls for the tool box. She grabs several
tools and quickly removes the Terminator's memory chip from its head.
and John carry Derek into the house, he's bleeding badly. They place
him on a table, but Derek doesn't want Cameron to touch him. Cameron
analyzes Derek and tells Sarah she can't fix it. Sarah plans to kidnap a
doctor and they have to save him. John tries to talk her out of it and
Sarah reveals to John that Derek is his uncle. John runs out the front
Ellison goes over the events of the transport with one of
the guards. Ellison can't believe his luck. He walks back to his car and
notices a hand in a pile of rubble.
Sarah keeps pressure on
Derek's wound, while Cameron writes a grieving letter at the table.
Derek stops breathing as John walks in the door, Charlie behind him.
Charlie pauses, then quickly moves to the table and begins CPR on Derek.