The Mentalist: Season 5, Episode 18

Behind the Red Curtain (24 Mar. 2013)

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An actress in a Sacramento musical falls to her death, and Patrick needs LaRoche's help to find the killer.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Diandra Sunderland
Sylvia Clare
Bran McTavish
Billy Racine
Warren Dodge
Mandy Drake
Polly Datch
Bridget Wendel


The secondary diva of director Bran McTavish's new musical falls to her death from a balcony at the benefit gala for the production financing. Ptarick manipulates everyone to work out motives such as rivalries and ambitions, but also finds a family dimension. Meanwhile he, Lisbon and FBI agent Bob Kirkland anxiously wit for the awakening of Lorelie's surviving victim, who might identify Red John. Written by KGF Vissers

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This episode marks the return of Amanda Righetti ("Grace Van Pelt") who hasn't been seen since "Red in Tooth and Claw" (her absence was explained by her attending a computer hacking course in Los Angeles). Righetti had given birth to her first child January 10, 2013. See more »


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Symphony No. 5
Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven
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