Patrick Jane is a crime consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation. He has a particular gift for astute observation and reading people, honed through years of being a faux psychic. His gift makes him brilliant at solving murders, which is why the CBI have him around. However, his motive for taking on the role is purely one of revenge: find and kill the man who killed his wife and daughter - Red John.
Let the mind games begin.
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Did You Know?
Of the five original lead actors of the show, Tim Kang
(Kimball Cho) is the only one who is from California, the show's primary setting. Simon Baker
(Patrick Jane) is from Tasmania, Australia; Robin Tunney
(Teresa Lisbon) is from Illinois; Owain Yeoman
(Wayne Rigsby) is from Wales, UK and Amanda Righetti
(Grace Van Pelt) is from Utah. See more
On occasion, such as the teaser to "Russett Potatoes", California State Police officers can be seen working. The California State Police were dissolved in 1995, those that remained became a part of the California Highway patrol. See more
Like you don't have major trust issues.
I trust people. I trust you.
No you don't. I don't trust you either. You're untrustworthy. It's my job not to trust you.
Lisbon. I want you to know that you can trust me. No matter what happens I will be there for you. I will. I need you to know that.