Jared Renfrew has lost the last appeal against his conviction for the rape and murder of Undine Kopecki, the daughter of his family estate's housekeeper. Jared promises to deliver Red John to Patrick if he gets him out by proving his innocence. Jane accepts, but has to resign and the whole CBI team risks suspension to help him. Jared's brother and business 'heir', Gardner Renfrew, opposes their efforts. Red John meanwhile has infiltrated the CBI computer network and seems to stay one move ahead, however brilliantly Patrick advances. Written by
Did You Know?
When Jane accuses Vanna Clooney of lying about her daughters and Jareds Relationship he says: "You took your twenty Pieces of Silver", referring to the Bible where the Traitor Judas gets paid by the Priests to Sell out Jesus. Judas did in fact get thirty Pieces of Silver, not twenty. See more
When the bodies are found Red John's symbol is placed on the side wall. This means it is not visible unless they turn to see it after looking directly at the dead bodies. For continuity, per the The Mentalist: Pilot
episode, the symbol should have been placed on the tile above them or on the door to the bathroom. This is a critical detail that does not change over the run of the series. See more
We closed cases before he came. We'll close cases after he's gone.
Yeah. Just not so many.
The cases are *not* the point! It's not that we need him. He needs *us*!
References Siskel & Ebert