The Mentalist (2008–2015)
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Abbott's old colleague from the DEA asks for help to find out who got one of his agents killed, but he then tries to blackmail Abbott so that he can take all of the credit.


Geary McLeod


Bruno Heller (created by), Alex Berger



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Simon Baker ... Patrick Jane
Robin Tunney ... Teresa Lisbon
Tim Kang ... Kimball Cho
Rockmond Dunbar ... Dennis Abbott
Joe Adler ... Jason Wylie
Josie Loren ... Michelle Vega
Christine Adams ... Lena Abbott
Ross Partridge ... Steven Korbell
Philip Anthony-Rodriguez ... Darrell Gonzalez
Chris Conner ... Jeff Bordick
Chastity Dotson ... Anita Hammonds
Sumalee Montano ... Susan Nguyen
Blake Shields ... Mike Milligan
Jeremy Ray Valdez ... Pedro Orosco
Dylan Baker ... Bill Peterson


DEA supervisor Bill Peterson's team is under FBI investigation, as a mole is suspected to have messed up several operations against the Mexican Sousa drug cartel, recently costing one agent's life in Steven Korbell's Houston restaurant. Cornered, Peterson threatens to ruin Abbot's career and his wife's with the upcoming senatorial hearing unless his failure is represented as crucial cooperation. Patrick and Wylie work out the drug scum's communication method, Jane devises a tiered trap for the potential DEA traitors. Written by KGF Vissers

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Release Date:

7 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Abbott is brought in because "they wanted someone outside DEA to conduct the report". If they wanted an objective outsider, why did they send someone who was working for the DEA and a close colleague of Peterson just 10 years ago? Hardly an independent investigator in this case. See more »


Patrick Jane: I'm guessing by your look that you just talked to Peterson. I'm listening.
Dennis Abbott: I worked for him about ten years ago, when he was running the task force from the border. Rio Bravo station. We were working with the Mexican police, trying to do something about the cartels.
Patrick Jane: Tough work.
Dennis Abbott: It was war. The Zeta cartel would send their men out dressed like soldiers. They would wait for abus to come through, stop it, force all the passengers off, then shoot them. All of them. Just so they didn't work for ...
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