The Mentalist: Season 5, Episode 8

Red Sails in the Sunset (18 Nov. 2012)

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Patrick arranges Lorelei's escape from prison and then kidnaps her to get answers about Red John. Meanwhile, Lorelei's mother shares with agent Lisbon a shocking detail about her family.



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Episode cast overview:
Marta Roman
Allan Kolman ...
Virgil Roman
Park Ranger
Dana Martins
Female Desk Clerk


Desperate for a trace of Red John, Patrick arranges loyal accomplice Lorelei's prison escape and makes it look like she kidnapped him. Lisbon chooses to believe him and covers up versus special agent Robert Kirkland, joining him in an investigation for Lorelei's dysfunctional family. Painstakingly winning her trust, Patrick also finds out about her traumatic family history and concludes its drama started with a Red john murder just so he could manipulate her. Written by KGF Vissers

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When Jane breaks his car window and then later Lisbon concludes that he was taken from his car, we see large amounts of glass covering the entirety of the front driver's seat, but if he was sitting in the car when the window was broken, there wouldn't be much, if any, glass on the actual driver's seat itself. See more »


Patrick Jane: What do you think of my request?
Bret Stiles: I don't think much of it, really, Patrick. Really, I don't.
Patrick Jane: Meaning you can't accomplish it?
Bret Stiles: Any task can be accomplished, as long as it's broken down into manageable pieces.
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