The Mentalist: Season 1, Episode 10

Red Brick and Ivy (16 Dec. 2008)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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An acquaintance of Patrick requests his help in solving a murder related to a neurological science project which involves animal testing.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Professor Stutzer
Ed MacVicar (as Mark Espinoza)
Emily Nelson
Chancellor Stern
Sophie Miller
Rookie Cop
Female Student #2
Medical Examiner (as Jack Harding)
Alex Maxwell


At Leyland State Universitye's prestigious, lucrative Stutzer Institute's annual neurological symposium, cosmonaut Alex Nelson dies after drinking water poisoned with hydrogen cyanide. Patrick pushes Lisbon to take the case when he hears his former psychiatrist, Alex's ex and still research partner, reported the case and is a suspect. The CBI also investigates Alex's present wife Emily, research assistant Kerry Sheehan, animal rights extremists and the Stutzer project for moral mind re-calibration by electric current. Written by KGF Vissers

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When Sophie stands up after being "shot" the little amount of blood on her blouse is in a rather roundish shape on her shoulder, however as the angles change the pattern varies several times to being splattered from her shoulder to the buttons. See more »


Patrick Jane: Forget about the Animal Equality League. We should firebomb the place, they're putting us out of a job.
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Enjoyable entry in the series...POSSIBLE SPOILER AHEAD...
1 February 2009 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Baffling murders, some sharp detective work, someone committing a crime that is traced to a worker who wanted to save the reputation of a clinic from being exposed as fraudulent--and SIMON BAKER as "The Mentalist" who devises a way to make the guilty party confess.

Well done mysteries benefit from good acting from the entire cast. Simon Baker makes an attractive lead as the man who admits to having been under a psychiatrist's care when he had a nervous breakdown. He exhibits the ability to see through other people's fears and weaknesses and Baker plays the role with dexterity and an ambiguous sort of charm.

Nicely produced series with good production values and intriguing story ideas.

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