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Every Rose Has Its Thorn 

Patrick is convinced that a manipulative matchmaker murdered her husband and sets out to prove it.

Director:

Charles Beeson

Writers:

Bruno Heller (created by), Ken Woodruff
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Simon Baker ... Patrick Jane
Robin Tunney ... Teresa Lisbon
Tim Kang ... Kimball Cho
Owain Yeoman ... Wayne Rigsby
Amanda Righetti ... Grace Van Pelt
Jillian Bach Jillian Bach ... Sarah Harrigan
Jonathan Baron Jonathan Baron ... Peter Clarridge
Brad Greenquist ... Henry Cliff
Marnette Patterson ... Viktoria Shays
Kim Johnston Ulrich ... Kim Cartwright
Morena Baccarin ... Erica Flynn
John Furey ... Smarmy Man
Adria Tennor ... Event Hostess
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Storyline

San Francisco dating agency Symphony's CEO John Flynn (48) was twice shot in the chest fatally and dumped in a marina. Patrick immediately suspects slick, young widow Erica Flynn. He first tests her getting recruited as client but finds her alibi hard to crack, so he goes for an accomplice, with an apparent tragic consequence. However the team also investigates his ex, blackmailed client Henry Cliff and dubious staff. Wayne's an undercover job gets a romantic follow-up. Written by KGF Vissers

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 April 2011 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

When Rigsby goes to the mixer, the cuff link on his right sleeve is on backwards but gets righted in the middle of the scene. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the episode Jane says to Lisbon: "Do you know, in seven years, each and every cell is completely replaced in your body?". That is not entirely correct. While it is true that individual cells have a finite lifespan and are replaced when they die, this doesn't happen to all cells - for instance cerebral neuron don't get replaced when they die and cardiomyocyte heart cells are replaced at a reducing rate as we age. Even in people who have lived a very long life, less than half of the cardiomyocyte cells have been replaced. Those that aren't replaced have been there since birth. See more »

Quotes

Teresa Lisbon: How is giving to charity a red flag?
Patrick Jane: Giving to charity isn't a red flag. Giving half a million dollars to charity out of the blue *is*. It's a sure sign of a guilty conscience.
Teresa Lisbon: That is so far from the truth.
Patrick Jane: Think about the people who donate that kind of money to charity. Wall Street Executives, crocked politicians, troubled celebrities. It is all in the name of clearing their conscience.
Teresa Lisbon: You're terrible.
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Low point for the show
11 August 2011 | by eimpsonSee all my reviews

Finally caught this in reruns and kind of wish I hadn't. The episode had a great build-up with Jane facing off with a suspect that also makes her living analyzing personalities but the ending just fizzled. She was intelligent, stoic, and organized right up to the finale. They really cheated their way to a victory here plot-wise unnecessarily. Can we not have a guaranteed collar every week? Knowing that the good guys will always win takes the fun out of it. That may be fine for a CSI crowd where all logic takes a leap out the window but this show is better than that.

The B-plot with Rigsby was okay, if again more big doofus stuff from an actor that deserves better (check his biography). Good work from Cho who reluctantly if tartly offers dating advice.

Nice to see Morena Baccarin looking human as well.


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