Erica Flynn
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Erica Flynn (Character)
from "The Mentalist" (2008)

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"The Mentalist: Every Rose Has Its Thorn (#3.19)" (2011)
Patrick Jane: Erica, it's over. I'm sure of it.
Erica Flynn: Don't be. No everyone's as smart as you.

Patrick Jane: I'm looking for someone who uh - someone I can trust. Someone strong. Someone at peace with themselves. Someone better than me. Someone who knows the... worst side of me and still loves me.
Erica Flynn: Sounds like an amazing woman.
Patrick Jane: She was.

Erica Flynn: What do you want from your life?
Patrick Jane: I want my life to be free.
Erica Flynn: Free how? To love? To be loved?
Patrick Jane: Free from my past.

Erica Flynn: You're simply doing what you've been doing since your wife died. Intentionally sabotaging any relationship by pushing away anyone who makes you feel something. You want me to be the killer because you don't want to have feelings for me. It's a tragic but natural response to the guilt you feel over your wife's death.
Patrick Jane: I do push people away. And I do feel guilt over my wife's death. But that does not change the fact that you murdered your husband. I am more certain of that than ever!

Patrick Jane: I'm looking for someone who uh... someone I can trust. Someone strong, someone at peace with themselves. Someone better than me. Someone who knows the... worst side of me and still loves me.
Erica Flynn: Sounds like an amazing woman.
Patrick Jane: ...She was.


"The Mentalist: War of the Roses (#4.15)" (2012)
Erica Flynn: These days I don't get to spend much time alone with charming men.
Patrick Jane: There's a reason for that, so you don't kill them.
Erica Flynn: We all have our baggage.


"The Mentalist: Orange Blossom Ice Cream (#7.3)" (2014)
Erica Flynn: I'm a professional in the field of romance and relationships. And it pains me to admit it, but, in my professional opinion, you and Lisbon will not last as a couple.
Patrick Jane: Why is that?
Erica Flynn: Because you're drawn to each other for the wrong reasons. You're attracted to her virtue, her honesty and her goodness - things you think you lack. She's interested in you for your 'danger'; your unpredictability; your transgressions. These superficial qualities are alluring, even erotic, but they don't make for a lasting relationship.
Patrick Jane: And what does?
Erica Flynn: Finding your soulmate - the person who sees the world they way you do, who laughs at the things you laugh at, and... wants the things you want.
Patrick Jane: And that's you?
Erica Flynn: [Draws closer] Here I am.
Patrick Jane: [Stares into her eyes for a moment and sighs] I love Lisbon. And I'm taking you to the real police, and they're gonna lock you up for the rest of your life.
Erica Flynn: [Strokes his hair] Oh, Patrick. I tried
[She tasers him]