After Red John murdered Patrick Jane's family, he meets the team when he insists to be given access to the file. Cleverly provoking clumsiest detective Stephen Hannigan gets him scandal-scared director Virgil Minelli's blessing to rid along with Lisbon. her team is soon impressed when his brilliant observation and deductions helps solve the surprisingly complex case of Judge Dellinger's wayward son Winston's murder, where suspects range from street lowlife to moonlighting detective Nathaniel Kim. Written by
Did You Know?
This is the first episode of the series to not feature all five cast members. This is due to the fact that the episode takes place before Van Pelt comes onto the team. Amanda Righetti is the only main cast member to not appear in every episode as of the airing of "Red, White, and Blue." See more
So Minelli really hired this Jane guy?
Well, he exposed a corrupt cop, dethroned a judge. Those are all major points for us. As far as Minelli's concerned, he's a hero.