The Mentalist: Season 1, Episode 13

Paint It Red (18 Jan. 2009)

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CBI discovers that an executive's murder is tied to the theft of a valuable painting, and the investigation leads to confrontation between Patrick and a Russian mobster who wanted the painting.


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Episode cast overview:
Kathryn Hawkes
A.P. Caid
Shirali Arlov (as Sebastian Roche)
Frank Schiappa
Rob Wallace
Stevie Caid
Keely Duane
Annie's Mom


Junior VP Harry Lashley, is found murdered in the office of his CEO and father in law, tycoon A.P. Caid. The $50,000,000 painting 'the Moro' there is stolen. First suspect is outbid Russian mob billionaire and art collector Shirali Arlov. Henry has a criminal past, so Patrick looks into his mysterious $20,000 payment to Rob Wallace's small town gallery, pretending to be Grace Van Pelt's fiancé, and finds out that's a brilliant forger who copied the Moro. Patrick works around Arlov's diplomatic immunity and unearths further crimes. Written by KGF Vissers

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When Patrick Jane comes to Shirali Arlov's house to talk about the painting, he is instructed by the guard to use the intercom to state his presence. In an up-close shot of the intercom, numbers "31416" are seen on the display, as some form of a status code. Given numbers are a clear reference to the mathematical constant PI, rounded up to 4 decimals (PI = 3.1415926535...). See more »


Teresa Lisbon: Where is everyone?
Grace Van Pelt: Weird. They all called in to sign out. Jane wasn't feeling well. Rigsby had a hot date. And Cho's got Kings tickets.
Teresa Lisbon: Son of a...
Grace Van Pelt: What?
Teresa Lisbon: Jane doesn't get sick. Rigsby's not on a date because he's in love with you. And the Kings aren't playing tonight.
Grace Van Pelt: You know about that?
Teresa Lisbon: Yeah. They're on an east coast road trip, they're playing the Knicks tomorrow night.
Grace Van Pelt: No, I mean about Rigsby. How do you know about that?
Teresa Lisbon: Everybody knows about that. The Attorney General knows that.
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