22 August 2012 3:43 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Here’s a surprise even Jane didn’t see coming: The Mentalist is bringing back some familiar faces for Season 5.

William Forsythe, who stars on Fox’s new drama The Mob Doctor, will return to the CBS procedural as Rigsby’s father, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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The visit from Rigsby’s “badass, gangster, biker dad,” as executive producer Bruno Heller describes him, won’t be an entirely happy one.

“Rigsby’s had a very conflicted and difficult relationship with his dad, for obvious reasons,” explains Heller. “That »


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