The Mentalist: Season 1, Episode 7

Seeing Red (18 Nov. 2008)

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A wealthy woman is killed in a hit-and-run. The investigation leads the CBI to a psychic woman the victim regularly visited, whom Patrick, being an ex-psychic himself, suspects of being a con woman.

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Wealthy widow Rosemary Tennant is found dead in the gutter outside the 'temple' of her 'psychic guide' Kristina Frye, a despicable fraud in Jane's eyes. Rosemary lived with her children Clara and Travis Tennant, a troubled teenager missing for 10 days, and philander photographer Jeremy Hale. She was about to change her will, presumably disinheriting Travis 'to shake him up', but in favor of which outsider? Patrick dissects all relationships and sets a double-bottomed trap. Written by KGF Vissers

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Kristina Frye: [to Jane] Well, certain imagery goes with the territory. You know that. People expect a little razzmatazz, like the shiny suits you used to wear.
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Not bad at all!
29 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

Contrary to another commentator on this episode I thought it was rather good and even ingenious. The professional rivalry between the 'real' psychic Kristina Frye and the confessed con artist Patrick Jane was explored with enough depth and detail to let the viewer be in no mistake about what this woman actually was: a very, very, VERY good con artist! And in that even, perhaps, superior to Patrick Jane himself.

Having PJ mentioning 'cold reading' was all it needed to establish that without any doubt. And especially the last scene catered to that extremely well, - and with a twist! Because no matter how fabricated and illusionary the so-called truths of those 'psychics' may be, if they do strike a nerve with their educated guesses, it can be a cathartic experience for the subject nonetheless. Any good cult leader knows and practices these techniques, and with astonishing results, too.

So back to the episode: I found the acting, the plot, and the over-all feel of it, as always, quite entertaining and of excellent quality.


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