The Mentalist: Season 1, Episode 8

The Thin Red Line (25 Nov. 2008)

TV Episode  |  TV-14  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
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CBI is forced to work with two Davis police officers to solve a double homicide involving a star witness in a drug trial. However, CBI soon suspects that the officers may have a connection to the other victim in the case.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Steve Preciado
Sam Blakely
Kate McNeil ...
Katherine Blakely
Det. Dale Blakely
Lacey Wells
Rick Carris
Patrice Matigan
Dustin Cyril Robles ...


Street dealer Joseph 'Joe' Purcell and Patrice Matigan, indispensable witnesses against drug lord Rick Carris, are found slashed by uniformed Davis city cop Sam Blakely. His dad dale and Steve Preciado are the local detectives on the Carris case. CBI investigates several possible personal connections. Written by KGF Vissers

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When the deputy opens the motel room door, he doesn't use an access card. These locks cannot be left unlocked. An access card must be used to enable the door handle. See more »


Sam Blakely: The truth, huh? Tell the truth no matter what. That's the mark of a man, right dad? Tell the truth. Man has, uh, his honor and his word. And that's it!
Det. Dale Blakely: Don't go over the same ground for God sake. Just give 'em the facts.
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References The Thin Red Line (1964) See more »

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