The Mentalist Essential Episodes

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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2008)
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A double murder seems to be the work of a notorious serial killer named Red John, but CBI consultant Patrick Jane thinks it's the work of a copycat. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline, Brett Partridge's Introduction ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red Hair and Silver Tape (2008)
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The body of Melanie O'Keefe is found at a Napa Valley vineyard. Teresa believes that the murder is the result of an argument between lovers. (43 mins.)
“ Sheriff McAllister's Introduction ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red-Handed (2008)
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The severed hand of a hotel casino owner is found on the California-Nevada state line. While the CBI suspects it's a mob hit, Patrick uses the opportunity to win big by counting cards. (43 mins.)
“ Jane Plays Poker ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Flame Red (2008)
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CBI uncovers three arson cases, all of which involve men in the same real estate business, and who also served in the same National Guard unit. (43 mins.)
“ Clever Jane ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red John's Friends (2009)
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Patrick makes a deal to try and prove a convict's innocence in exchange for information about Red John. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Bloodshot (2009)
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Patrick is temporarily blinded by a bomb blast just before the CBI are called in to investigate the murder of a stock-broker. (43 mins.)
“ Blind Jane ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Russet Potatoes (2009)
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Car salesman Carl Resnick brings CBI the body of Mary Beth Hendricks (27), thinking it's a 'sack of... (43 mins.)
“ Clever Jane ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red John's Footsteps (2009)
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A victim is discovered in a park deliberately disposed of in CBI jurisdiction with evidence that Red John is involved. The team learns there may be another victim, and suspects Red John is luring Jane. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Redemption (2009)
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While the unit tackles a murder case involving a woman who stole a million dollars from her employer, Patrick finds out that they have been removed from the Red John case. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Related Plot ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red Badge (2009)
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A child rapist from agent Lisbon's past is shot and killed. The evidence points to Lisbon herself, but she has no recollection of the night in question. (43 mins.)
“ Vulnerable Lisbon ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Black Gold and Red Blood (2009)
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While CBI investigates a homicide over what appears to be over a land claim, Patrick is put in jail for spying on Sam Bosco to get information on Red John. (43 mins.)
“ Jane in Prison ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: His Red Right Hand (2009)
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Red John strikes again, this time in the CBI office, leaving three agents dead and Sam Bosco in critical condition. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Rose-Colored Glasses (2010)
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A former high school student and his wife are killed before his high school reunion, and Jane is forced to get Rigsby's help to perform an elaborate ruse to find the killer. (43 mins.)
“ Jisbon ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Code Red (2010)
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The leak of a dangerous virus at a bio-research facility results in the death of a scientist, and Lisbon and Jane clash with a Disease Control official when they decide to treat the death as a homicide. (43 mins.)
“ Clever Jane ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Blood Money (2010)
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Patrick's reckless behavior catches up with him when his actions get a case against a hitman thrown out of court and Lisbon on suspension. But when the hitman is shot and killed, he has a shot at redemption. (43 mins.)
“ Clever Jane, Jisbon ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red All Over (2010)
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Patrick finds a new adversary in a charismatic but manipulative cult leader while the CBI team investigates the death of the CEO of a media conglomerate. (43 mins.)
“ Visualize, Bret Stiles' Introduction ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red Sky in the Morning (2010)
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The tension between Patrick and Kristina escalates when a Red John impostor strikes and Kristina offers her services to the CBI. However, the case causes the real Red John to come back and meet Patrick for the first time face-to-face. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline, Brett Partridge ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red Sky at Night (2010)
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CBI takes on a case involving a murdered state lobbyist, and Patrick helps in the case despite being preoccupied with Kristina's disappearance, presumably at the hands of Red John. (43 mins.)
“ Bertram's Introduction ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: The Blood on His Hands (2010)
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While CBI discovers that a homicide investigation leads back to Bret Stiles and his "Visualize" cult, Patrick receives a tip that provides proof that Red John has abducted Kristina Frye and that she is probably still alive. (43 mins.)
“ Visualize, Brett Stiles ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red Carpet Treatment (2010)
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Patrick battles with a former defense attorney-turned courtroom talk show host as CBI tries to find the person who killed a convicted felon who was set free because of faulty DNA evidence. (43 mins.)
“ Clever Jane, Gale Bertram ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Ball of Fire (2010)
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Patrick is kidnapped by a person from one of his old cases who holds a grudge against him, and agent Lisbon is forced to make a deal with the Devil to find him. (43 mins.)
“ Kidnapped Jane ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red Moon (2010)
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CBI connects a small-town triple homicide to a cop killer, and a "psychic" who offers to help with the case suggests that the killer's actions are based on the moon cycle. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red Queen (2011)
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Evidence in the murder of an antiques dealer found dead in a museum indicates that the suspect may be a member of the CBI team. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Related Plot, Gale Bertram ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Redacted (2011)
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While CBI investigates the murder of an electronics store owner, Patrick tries to hide the secret that he hired a robber who unsuccessfully broke into LaRoche's home. (43 mins.)
“ Jisbon ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
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A robber with a bomb attached to him is blown up in front of a convenience store, and CBI soon discovers that there may be connections between this case and Red John and agent Hightower. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline, Gale Bertram ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
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Patrick trades Hightower's secret location to Laroche for the four remaining names on his list. The team then sets up a trap to uncover Red John's real informant, leading to a possible face-to-face showdown between Patrick and Red John. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline, Gale Bertram ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Scarlet Ribbons (2011)
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Patrick's sanity is questioned when he kills the man that he believes is Red John, but the evidence suggests that his victim was an innocent man. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline, Gale Bertram ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Little Red Book (2011)
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Patrick conspires to get the old team back together after he is reassigned to a new team investigating the murder of a fitness trainer. (43 mins.)
“ Ray Haffner's Introduction, Gale Bertram ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Ring Around the Rosie (2011)
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As the team meets its new boss, Patrick tries to prove that a man he encountered at a political rally is a potential mass murderer, while Lisbon tries to prove that a confessed killer at the same rally is innocent. (43 mins.)
“ Clever Jane ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Blinking Red Light (2011)
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CBI is on the hunt for a serial killer, but Patrick soon suspects that a blogger who is obsessed with the case may actually be the killer. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Fugue in Red (2011)
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While investigating the murder of a firefighter, Patrick loses his memory after nearly being drowned by the killer. (43 mins.)
“ Jane Loses His Memory ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Always Bet on Red (2012)
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While the team investigates the death of a divorce attorney, Patrick discovers that Red John may still be alive and stalking an FBI agent who is asking too many questions. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
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A man trying to expose Visualize cult leader Bret Stiles is murdered, and Patrick suspects that a member of Visualize's inner circle is trying to frame Stiles for his death. (43 mins.)
“ Visualize, Bret Stiles ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red Rover, Red Rover (2012)
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While Patrick contemplates whether to give up trying to find Red John, his unorthodox methods of getting confessions out of murder suspects may have finally crossed the line. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: The Crimson Hat (2012)
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After leaving the CBI, Patrick appears to be down and out in Las Vegas. But it is really part of his master plan to make Red John think he has given up on trying to catch him. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: The Crimson Ticket (2012)
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Patrick Jane interrogates Lorelei in an attempt to figure out her connection to Red John. The CBI is forced to partner up with the FBI to solve the murder of a hotel employee. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline, Gale Bertram ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Devil's Cherry (2012)
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While investigating the murder of a diamond cutter, Patrick unknowingly ingests a narcotic and has hallucinations of his dead daughter. (43 mins.)
“ Jane Hallucinates ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red Dawn (2012)
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A flashback to Patrick's first day with the CBI: he arrives to ask for evidence in the Red John investigation, and winds up helping the team solve the murder of a judge's son. (43 mins.)
“ Jane's First Case, Robert Kirkland's Intorduction ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red Sails in the Sunset (2012)
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Patrick arranges Lorelei's escape from prison and then kidnaps her to get answers about Red John. Meanwhile, Lorelei's mother shares with agent Lisbon a shocking detail about her family. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline, Bret Stiles, Robert Kirkland ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: The Red Barn (2013)
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The discovery of three dead bodies inside an abandoned barn helps Patrick make a concrete connection between Red John and the "Visualize" cult. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline, Visualize, Ray Haffner ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: There Will Be Blood (2013)
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Lorelei reemerges, this time murdering a woman who may have helped Red John kill her sister. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline, Robert Kirkland, Gale Bertram ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red and Itchy (2013)
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Patrick helps LaRoche retrieve a Tupperware container that was stolen from his safe, which may also help them uncover the identity of a mole within CBI. (43 mins.)
“ What's In The Box? ” - EPLchelsea
 
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The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
Episode: Red John's Rules (2013)
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As Patrick narrows down his Red John suspect list to seven people, Red John strikes again, and this time the victim triggers distant memories from his old life. (43 mins.)
“ Red John Plotline, Brett Partridge, and mention of other 6 suspects: Gale Bertram, Bret Stiles, Ray Haffner, Robert Kirkland, Reed Smith, and Sheriff McAllister ” - EPLchelsea