Asian student Marley Sparrow's bloody murder in theatrical Red John style is posted on the Internet before the corps is found, by water like 'medium' Kristina Frye predicted. Jane objects to her being involved and claims it's a copy-cat. Marley was going steady with a man she described to her friends, who never saw him, as cop Grady Shipp. Jane remembers that's the name of an executed cannibalistic serial killer who was in Lompoc jail with Orval Tanner, a friend of Red John. After Kristina makes a TV appeal for Red John to seek help, Jane gets CBI to protect her full-time. "Shipp's" address proves the layer of a camera-obsessed young man. Marley's professor supervising the film club also taught a class mentioning red John the previous semester. The only other student involved in both like Marley, acting talent Wesley Blankfein, went missing. At lake Tahoe, Jaqueline Sandoval, who interviewed Frye, is killed also in Red John style, this time convincing Patrick. Kristina disappears on ... Written by
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The episode title is from an old sailors' mnemonic: "Red sky at night, sailors delight; red sky in morning, sailors take warning." A colorful sunset often portends good weather, while a red sunrise tends to precede a day of bad weather (because weather patterns commonly move from west to east, especially along ocean trade routes). This isn't always true, but it's true enough to be worth remembering. It also echoes the old shepherds' mnemonic: 'Red sky at night; shepherds' delight. Red sky in the morning; shepherds' warning.' from which the sailors' rhyme was taken. See more
In the hunt for the beast known as "Red John"...
Well, he - he's not a beast, Jackie. He's a human being. Now he has done terrible things, but he is still capable of redemption - like all of us. Red John, if you're listening to us now, I urge you to reach out and get help. You can change.