The Mentalist (2008–2015)

A Price Above Rubies 

The new husband of a jewelry store owner is critically injured accidentally walking in on a jewel heist. CBI soon suspects that the heist was pulled off with help from the inside--specifically one of the owner's two nephews.


Charles Beeson


Bruno Heller (created by), Eoghan Mahony | 2 more credits »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Simon Baker ... Patrick Jane
Robin Tunney ... Teresa Lisbon
Tim Kang ... Kimball Cho
Owain Yeoman ... Wayne Rigsby
Amanda Righetti ... Grace Van Pelt
Michael Benyaer ... Dr. Joseph Gorshani
Callard Harris ... Tom Doverton
JoNell Kennedy ... Coroner Pat
David Monahan ... George Doverton
David Warshofsky ... Donny Culpepper
Dey Young ... Esther Doverton
E.J. Callahan ... Desk Clerk (as EJ Callahan)
Anthony S. Johnson ... Middle-Aged Guy
Ryan Lockett II Ryan Lockett II ... UPS Guy
Fred Ochs ... Singing Policeman


During a CBI benefit sponsored by the Doverton jewelry firm where Jane performs successfully, Carl Ward, husband of owner Esther, catches but is shot into hospital by a diamond robber. Jane suspects an inside job. Ex-con Doyle Murphy is found shot in his apartment, last visited by ex-brother-in-law Donny Culpepper, whom he owed money. The team also finds links with Ester's nephews Tom and George Doverton. Jane sets the trap. Written by KGF Vissers

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Release Date:

10 December 2009 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


In the opening, just before Lisbon arrives, a man is singing "Danny Boy" before a crowd. He is applauded and walks off stage. Minutes later, when Jane is being introduced to the same crowd, the same man is seen up on stage again being applauded and then walking off a second time. See more »


Patrick Jane: [after Jane tries to smash a diamond with a Fire Extinguisher] I had a hunch it was a fake... Guess I was wrong about that.
Teresa Lisbon: Uh yeah.
Coroner Pat: Where is it?
Patrick Jane: Well the good news is, it's not out there. So it's in here somewhere. I'll find it. Anyone see a little?
[Jane makes a richochet noise]
Patrick Jane: Nope.
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Danny Boy
Written by Frederick Edward Weatherly
Performed by Fred Ochs
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