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"The Mentalist" Pilot (2008)

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Director:
Writers:
Bruno Heller (created by)
Bruno Heller (written by)
Contact:
View company contact information for Pilot on IMDbPro.
Original Air Date:
23 September 2008 (Season 1, Episode 1)
Genre:
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »

Cast

 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Simon Baker ... Patrick Jane

Robin Tunney ... Teresa Lisbon

Tim Kang ... Kimball Cho

Owain Yeoman ... Wayne Rigsby

Amanda Righetti ... Grace Van Pelt

Steven Culp ... Morgan Tolliver

Tim Guinee ... Tag Randolph

Zeljko Ivanek ... Dr. Linus Wagner

Jeffrey Nordling ... Price Randolph

Jack Plotnick ... Brett Partridge

Tara Karsian ... Medical Examiner

Lana Asanin ... Kelly

Michael Holden ... Lawyer
Mark Llewellyn ... Homicide Detective (as Mark Llewelyn)

Mandy McMillian ... Jenny

D. David Morin ... LAPD Captain

Mary Alexandra Stiefvater ... Alison Randolph (as Mary A. Stiefvater)

Kelvin Han Yee ... Davis
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Halimah Iman ... Audience Member (uncredited)

Angela Martinez ... TV Reporter (uncredited)
Molly McColgan ... Jane's Wife (uncredited)

Gail O'Grady ... Juniper Tolliver (uncredited)

Episode Crew
Directed by
David Nutter 
 
Writing credits
Bruno Heller (created by)

Bruno Heller (written by)

Produced by
Andi Bushell .... co-executive producer
Ashley Gable .... co-executive producer
Gary Glasberg .... co-executive producer
Charlie Goldstein .... producer
Bruno Heller .... executive producer
Peter Lauritson .... associate producer
Chris Long .... co-executive producer
Eoghan Mahony .... producer
Aaron Miller .... associate producer
Leanne Moore .... co-producer
David Nutter .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Blake Neely 
 
Cinematography by
Bill Roe (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Christopher Cibelli  (as Chris Cibelli)
David Ekstrom 
Glenn Farr 
Paul Karasick 
Anthony J. Rivard  (as Anthony Rivard)
 
Casting by
Eric Dawson (casting by)
Carol Kritzer (casting by)
Robert J. Ulrich  (as Robert Ulrich)
 
Production Design by
Michael Novotny 
 
Set Decoration by
Bryan Thetford 
 
Costume Design by
Julia Schklair 
 
Makeup Department
Kymber Blake .... makeup artist
Ketty Gonzalez .... hair stylist
Jonathan Gording .... contact lenses: special
Susan Kelber .... hairstylist
Harriette Landau .... makeup artist
Judy Lovell .... makeup artist
Essie Cha .... makeup artist (uncredited)
René Dashiell Kerby .... key makeup artist (uncredited)
Ingrid Hartowicz-Fuentes .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Nani Velez .... hair stylist (uncredited)
David Williams .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Leanne Moore .... unit production manager
Donald Petersen .... post production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sarah Pryzibilla .... second assistant director
Ron Rapiel .... first assistant director
W. Thomas Snyder .... first assistant director (as Tom Snyder)
Barry K. Thomas .... first assistant director (as Barry Thomas)
Alicia Cho .... dga trainee (uncredited)
Lisa Chu .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
Christine Danahy .... dga trainee (uncredited)
John Elmore .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
Joe Fikes .... dga trainee (uncredited)
Pamela Monroe .... second second assistant director (uncredited)
Alexis Schmidtberger .... dga trainee (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Rick Kyker .... property master
Liza Chenault .... set dresser (uncredited)
Jason Zev Cohen .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Scott De Shields .... construction coordinator (uncredited)
Donald Goodman .... drapery (uncredited)
Joseph Hiura .... set designer (uncredited)
Kali Record .... buyer (uncredited)
Leo Rodriguez .... swing gang (uncredited)
Derek Scouler .... set dresser (uncredited)
Oscar Thompson .... leadman (uncredited)
Adrien Van Viersen .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Kevin E. Vermeersch .... props (uncredited)
Julie Walker .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Viva Wang .... set designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Ed Carr .... re-recording mixer (as Edward C. Carr III)
Daniel P. Church .... sound mixer
Thierry J. Couturier .... supervising sound editor
Todd Grace .... re-recording mixer
Michael E. Lawshe .... supervising sound editor (as Michael Lawshe)
Mack Melson .... sound mixer
Mark Allen .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Tilo Alpermann .... sound (uncredited)
Brendan Beebe .... sound mixer: second unit (uncredited)
Damon Cohoon .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Evan Daum .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Al Gomez .... foley mixer & editor (uncredited)
Charles Hamilton .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Javier M. Hernández .... boom operator (uncredited)
Monett Holderer .... foley artist (uncredited)
Alyson Dee Moore .... foley artist (uncredited)
Roger Morris .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Wayne O'Brien .... m&e re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Jason Oliver .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Rick Owens .... foley artist (uncredited)
Troy Porter .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Shelley Roden .... foley artist (uncredited)
Trevor Sperry .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Jody Thomas .... foley artist (uncredited)
Lance Wandling .... boom operator (uncredited)
Ross Wissbaum .... adr recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Sam Dean .... special effects technician (uncredited)
George Zamora .... special effects coordinator (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Michael Caplan .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Eric Heavens .... digital compositor (uncredited)
James Lima .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Dan Schmit .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Adam Simpson .... visual effects editor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Helena Barrett .... stunt double: Robin Tunney
Thomas Adisi .... stunt double: Patrick Jane (uncredited)
Joey Anaya .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Simone Bargetze .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Matt Berberi .... stunt double: Drew Osborne (uncredited)
Joe Bucaro III .... stunt double (uncredited)
Jennifer Caputo .... stunt double: Robin Tunney (uncredited)
Clay Cullen .... stunts (uncredited)
Kevin Derr .... stunt double (uncredited)
Jeremy Dunn .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Riley Harper .... stunts (uncredited)
Gary Hymes .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Richard King .... stunt double (uncredited)
Tony Lazzara .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Kevin Mangold .... stunt double (uncredited)
Tom McComas .... stunts (uncredited)
Rick Miller .... stunt double (uncredited)
Carl Rice .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Jimmy Romano .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Alena Sauko .... stunt double: Wynn Everett (uncredited)
Con Schell .... stunt actor (uncredited)
Ann Scott .... stunts (uncredited)
Sonny Surowiec .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Matt Thompson .... stunts (uncredited)
Alvin Zalamea .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Matthew Berger .... electrician (uncredited)
Andrew Bikichky .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Noah Bishop .... technocrane operator (uncredited)
Michael Chambliss .... hot head technician (uncredited)
Peter Chrimes .... key grip (uncredited)
Jennifer Clasen .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Jason Blaise Cunningham .... grip (uncredited)
Ralph Flores Jr. .... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
Reece Glover .... grip (uncredited)
Colleen E. Hayes .... still photographer (uncredited)
Tyler Hezzelwood .... camera loader (uncredited)
James Jermyn .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Hiro Kakuhari .... rigging key grip (uncredited)
Marc Korgie .... additional lighting technician (uncredited)
Nicholas S. McLean .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (uncredited)
Kathryn Moss .... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Ron Provenzano .... set lighting (uncredited)
Charles Schner .... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Stephen Sheridan .... camera operator (uncredited)
Taj J. Teffaha .... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)
David Thielhart .... best boy electric (uncredited)
Bela Trutz .... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)
H. Mark Vuille .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Adam Hochfeld .... extras casting (uncredited)
Sibby Kirchgessner .... casting associate (uncredited)
Eric Souliere .... casting associate (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kathy Kann .... costume supervisor
Anna Andolsek .... set costumer (uncredited)
Amy Haffner .... set costumer (uncredited)
Lizette Kilmer .... costumer (uncredited)
Laura E. Little .... key costumer (uncredited)
Melanie Miranda .... set costumer (uncredited)
Julie-Marie Robar .... key costumer (uncredited)
Melanie Shepherd .... costumer (uncredited)
Courtney Paige Stern .... costumer (uncredited)
Janice Zeller Ryan .... costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Michael Hall .... assistant editor (as Michael D. Hall)
Joshua Alan Baca .... on-line editor (uncredited)
Joshua Alan Baca .... online editor (uncredited)
Andrew Crisman .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
James Gadd .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Christopher D. Lozinski .... on-line editor (uncredited)
Jeff MacVittie .... post-production coordinator (uncredited)
Christopher M. Meagher .... on-line editor (uncredited)
Anthony J. Rivard .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Location Management
Ivo Deranja .... location manager
David Marmolejo .... location manager
Serena Baker .... location scout (uncredited)
Tada Chae .... key assistant location manager (uncredited)
Cary Heckman .... key assistant location manager (uncredited)
Eddie Merino .... key assistant location manager (uncredited)
Richard G. Orozco .... key assistant location manager (uncredited)
Jordan Schmidt .... key assistant location manager (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Chris McGeary .... music editor
Tom Trafalski .... music editor
Ron Finn .... composer: incidental music (uncredited)
Daniel Heath .... ambient music designer (uncredited)
Jenny Leite .... assistant music editor (uncredited)
Peter Rotter .... orchestra contractor (uncredited)
Michael D. Simon .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Gregory Sweeney .... music coordinator (uncredited)
Leo Tee .... music clearance manager (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Mike Padovich .... transportation coordinator
Bruce Comtois .... transportation (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jean Nakahara .... production coordinator
Holly Ollis .... publicist
Karl Sonnenberg .... technical advisor
Cheryl Starbuck .... script supervisor
David Appelbaum .... assistant to writers (uncredited)
Anthony Astrino .... production assistant (uncredited)
Arek Bagboudarian .... production assistant (uncredited)
Kyle Bown .... production assistant (uncredited)
Chris Cortez .... medic (uncredited)
Andrew Crisman .... post -production assistant (uncredited)
Tami D'Addio .... assistant: executive producer (uncredited)
Mark Desch .... craft service (uncredited)
Matthew Devahl .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Elizabeth V. Diamond .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Craig Duda .... production assistant (uncredited)
Mandy Friedrich .... studio teacher (uncredited)
Jason Gareffa .... assistant to writer (uncredited)
Tiffany Grant .... assistant to actor (uncredited)
Elizabeth Hirsch-Tauber .... stand-in (uncredited)
Mark Hochman .... computer and video playback supervisor (uncredited)
Amber Hubert .... stand-in (uncredited)
Suzanne E. Johnston .... intern (uncredited)
Craig Kaminski .... golf technical advisor (uncredited)
Jennifer Kaplan .... production assistant (uncredited)
Mitchell Tae Kim .... second assistant accountant (uncredited)
Teresa Jolene Lee .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Nina Lopez-Corrado .... assistant: Chris Long (uncredited)
Jordan Macadangdang .... assistant production coordinator (uncredited)
Kevin J. Malloy .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Todd Manes .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Joel Meyer-England .... production assistant (uncredited)
Elisabeth Miller .... production assistant (uncredited)
George Mims .... stand-in (uncredited)
Jeffrey Keith Negus .... production assistant (uncredited)
Jannie Penvari .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Thu Pham .... assistant coordinator (uncredited)
Megan Roy .... intern (uncredited)
J.C. Stefano .... key set production assistant (uncredited)
Mindy Stevenson .... accounting auditor (uncredited)
Stephanie Tull .... set production assistant (uncredited)
Daniel Villalobos .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Runtime:
45 min
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
At episode's end, Jane brings the team donuts to celebrate closing the case. The celebration becomes a tradition in subsequent episodes, with the choice of food changing to pizza.See more »
Quotes:
Patrick Jane:Red John thinks of himself as a showman, an artist. He has a strong sense of theater. In all the previous killings, he made sure that the first thing that anyone sees is the face on the wall. You see the face first and you know. You know what's happened and you feel dread...
[...]
See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Secret (2006) (V)See more »

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