The Mentalist Essential Episodes

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1. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Pilot (2008)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A double murder seems to be the work of a notorious serial killer named Red John, but CBI consultant Patrick Jane thinks it's the work of a copycat.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,680

Red John Plotline, Brett Partridge's Introduction

2. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red Hair and Silver Tape (2008)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The body of Melanie O'Keefe is found at a Napa Valley vineyard. Teresa believes that the murder is the result of an argument between lovers.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,225

Sheriff McAllister's Introduction

3. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red-Handed (2008)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The severed hand of a hotel casino owner is found on the California-Nevada state line. While the CBI suspects it's a mob hit, Patrick uses the opportunity to win big by counting cards.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,085

Jane Plays Poker

4. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Flame Red (2008)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

CBI uncovers three arson cases, all of which involve men in the same real estate business, and who also served in the same National Guard unit.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,025

Clever Jane

5. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red John's Friends (2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick makes a deal to try and prove a convict's innocence in exchange for information about Red John.

Director: John Polson | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,060

Red John Plotline

6. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Bloodshot (2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick is temporarily blinded by a bomb blast just before the CBI are called in to investigate the murder of a stock-broker.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,019

Blind Jane

7. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Russet Potatoes (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Car salesman Carl Resnick brings CBI the body of Mary Beth Hendricks (27), thinking it's a 'sack of potatoes': resulting from a masterly hypnotic suggestion, which leads Patrick Jane and ... See full summary »

Director: Norberto Barba | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 953

Clever Jane

8. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red John's Footsteps (2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A victim is discovered in a park deliberately disposed of in CBI jurisdiction with evidence that Red John is involved. The team learns there may be another victim, and suspects Red John is luring Jane.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,094

Red John Plotline

9. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Redemption (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

While the unit tackles a murder case involving a woman who stole a million dollars from her employer, Patrick finds out that they have been removed from the Red John case.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 889

Red John Related Plot

10. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red Badge (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A child rapist from agent Lisbon's past is shot and killed. The evidence points to Lisbon herself, but she has no recollection of the night in question.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,004

Vulnerable Lisbon

11. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Black Gold and Red Blood (2009)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

While CBI investigates a homicide over what appears to be over a land claim, Patrick is put in jail for spying on Sam Bosco to get information on Red John.

Director: Rod Hardy | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 919

Jane in Prison

12. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: His Red Right Hand (2009)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Red John strikes again, this time in the CBI office, leaving three agents dead and Sam Bosco in critical condition.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,311

Red John Plotline

13. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Rose-Colored Glasses (2010)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A former high school student and his wife are killed before his high school reunion, and Jane is forced to get Rigsby's help to perform an elaborate ruse to find the killer.

Director: Dan Lerner | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 821

Jisbon

14. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Code Red (2010)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The leak of a dangerous virus at a bio-research facility results in the death of a scientist, and Lisbon and Jane clash with a Disease Control official when they decide to treat the death as a homicide.

Director: John F. Showalter | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 861

Clever Jane

15. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Blood Money (2010)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick's reckless behavior catches up with him when his actions get a case against a hitman thrown out of court and Lisbon on suspension. But when the hitman is shot and killed, he has a shot at redemption.

Director: Adam Kane | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 813

Clever Jane, Jisbon

16. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red All Over (2010)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick finds a new adversary in a charismatic but manipulative cult leader while the CBI team investigates the death of the CEO of a media conglomerate.

Director: Roxann Dawson | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 772

Visualize, Bret Stiles' Introduction

17. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red Sky in the Morning (2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The tension between Patrick and Kristina escalates when a Red John impostor strikes and Kristina offers her services to the CBI. However, the case causes the real Red John to come back and meet Patrick for the first time face-to-face.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,033

Red John Plotline, Brett Partridge

18. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red Sky at Night (2010)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

CBI takes on a case involving a murdered state lobbyist, and Patrick helps in the case despite being preoccupied with Kristina's disappearance, presumably at the hands of Red John.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 818

Bertram's Introduction

19. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: The Blood on His Hands (2010)

TV-14 | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

While CBI discovers that a homicide investigation leads back to Bret Stiles and his "Visualize" cult, Patrick receives a tip that provides proof that Red John has abducted Kristina Frye and that she is probably still alive.

Director: David Barrett | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 821

Visualize, Brett Stiles

20. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red Carpet Treatment (2010)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick battles with a former defense attorney-turned courtroom talk show host as CBI tries to find the person who killed a convicted felon who was set free because of faulty DNA evidence.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 775

Clever Jane, Gale Bertram

21. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Ball of Fire (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick is kidnapped by a person from one of his old cases who holds a grudge against him, and agent Lisbon is forced to make a deal with the Devil to find him.

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 789

Kidnapped Jane

22. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red Moon (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

CBI connects a small-town triple homicide to a cop killer, and a "psychic" who offers to help with the case suggests that the killer's actions are based on the moon cycle.

Director: Simon Baker | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 835

Red John Plotline

23. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red Queen (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Evidence in the murder of an antiques dealer found dead in a museum indicates that the suspect may be a member of the CBI team.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 810

Red John Related Plot, Gale Bertram

24. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Redacted (2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

While CBI investigates the murder of an electronics store owner, Patrick tries to hide the secret that he hired a robber who unsuccessfully broke into LaRoche's home.

Director: David Barrett | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 712

Jisbon

25. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Strawberries and Cream: Part 1 (2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A robber with a bomb attached to him is blown up in front of a convenience store, and CBI soon discovers that there may be connections between this case and Red John and agent Hightower.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,312

Red John Plotline, Gale Bertram

26. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Strawberries and Cream: Part 2 (2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick trades Hightower's secret location to Laroche for the four remaining names on his list. The team then sets up a trap to uncover Red John's real informant, leading to a possible face-to-face showdown between Patrick and Red John.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 2,065

Red John Plotline, Gale Bertram

27. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Scarlet Ribbons (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick's sanity is questioned when he kills the man that he believes is Red John, but the evidence suggests that his victim was an innocent man.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,136

Red John Plotline, Gale Bertram

28. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Little Red Book (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick conspires to get the old team back together after he is reassigned to a new team investigating the murder of a fitness trainer.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 857

Ray Haffner's Introduction, Gale Bertram

29. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Ring Around the Rosie (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

As the team meets its new boss, Patrick tries to prove that a man he encountered at a political rally is a potential mass murderer, while Lisbon tries to prove that a confessed killer at the same rally is innocent.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 776

Clever Jane

30. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Blinking Red Light (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

CBI is on the hunt for a serial killer, but Patrick soon suspects that a blogger who is obsessed with the case may actually be the killer.

Director: Simon Baker | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,467

Red John Plotline

31. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Fugue in Red (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

While investigating the murder of a firefighter, Patrick loses his memory after nearly being drowned by the killer.

Director: Randy Zisk | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 876

Jane Loses His Memory

32. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Always Bet on Red (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

While the team investigates the death of a divorce attorney, Patrick discovers that Red John may still be alive and stalking an FBI agent who is asking too many questions.

Director: John F. Showalter | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 784

Red John Plotline

33. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: His Thoughts Were Red Thoughts (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A man trying to expose Visualize cult leader Bret Stiles is murdered, and Patrick suspects that a member of Visualize's inner circle is trying to frame Stiles for his death.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 730

Visualize, Bret Stiles

34. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red Rover, Red Rover (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

While Patrick contemplates whether to give up trying to find Red John, his unorthodox methods of getting confessions out of murder suspects may have finally crossed the line.

Director: John F. Showalter | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 894

Red John Plotline

35. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: The Crimson Hat (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After leaving the CBI, Patrick appears to be down and out in Las Vegas. But it is really part of his master plan to make Red John think he has given up on trying to catch him.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,445

Red John Plotline

36. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: The Crimson Ticket (2012)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick Jane interrogates Lorelei in an attempt to figure out her connection to Red John. The CBI is forced to partner up with the FBI to solve the murder of a hotel employee.

Director: Randy Zisk | Stars: Simon Baker, Kristin Pitts, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang

Votes: 1,140

Red John Plotline, Gale Bertram

37. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Devil's Cherry (2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

While investigating the murder of a diamond cutter, Patrick unknowingly ingests a narcotic and has hallucinations of his dead daughter.

Director: Randy Zisk | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,385

Jane Hallucinates

38. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red Dawn (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A flashback to Patrick's first day with the CBI: he arrives to ask for evidence in the Red John investigation, and winds up helping the team solve the murder of a judge's son.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,059

Jane's First Case, Robert Kirkland's Intorduction

39. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red Sails in the Sunset (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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.

Director: Simon Baker | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,032

Red John Plotline, Bret Stiles, Robert Kirkland

40. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: The Red Barn (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The discovery of three dead bodies inside an abandoned barn helps Patrick make a concrete connection between Red John and the "Visualize" cult.

Director: Allison Anders | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 849

Red John Plotline, Visualize, Ray Haffner

41. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: There Will Be Blood (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Lorelei reemerges, this time murdering a woman who may have helped Red John kill her sister.

Director: Anton Cropper | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 860

Red John Plotline, Robert Kirkland, Gale Bertram

42. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red and Itchy (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Patrick helps LaRoche retrieve a Tupperware container that was stolen from his safe, which may also help them uncover the identity of a mole within CBI.

Director: David Paymer | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 791

What's In The Box?

43. The Mentalist (2008–2015)
Episode: Red John's Rules (2013)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

As Patrick narrows down his Red John suspect list to seven people, Red John strikes again, and this time the victim triggers distant memories from his old life.

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman

Votes: 1,138

Red John Plotline, Brett Partridge, and mention of other 6 suspects: Gale Bertram, Bret Stiles, Ray Haffner, Robert Kirkland, Reed Smith, and Sheriff McAllister



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