The Best Episodes of The Mentalist
Last Updated: Apr 1, 2019
When mentalist Patrick Jane insults a vengeful serial killer, Red John, his loved ones are brutally killed. Faced with the horrifying consequences of misusing his gift for observation and misdirection, Jane lends his skills to the California Bureau of Investigation, all the while hoping that his connections within the CBI will give him the opportunity to track down and revenge himself upon Red John.
#6 - Blue Bird
Season 6 - Episode 22
A new lead in a cold case requires Lisbon to delay her plans to leave for Washington, D.C., giving Jane time to finally come to terms with his feelings for her and decide on a course of action.
#7 - Red John
Season 6 - Episode 8
Patrick Jane finally comes face-to-face with Red John, the serial killer he’s tracked since the madman murdered his wife and daughter. For 10 years, Jane has doggedly hunted his nemesis in his search for justice.
#9 - Scarlet Ribbons
Season 4 - Episode 1
After being imprisoned Patrick Jane has to prove that the man he shot really was Red John. Meanwhile Lisbon is trying to persuade Van Pelt to seek counseling in the aftermath of her fiancé's death.
#19 - His Red Right Hand
Season 2 - Episode 8
The CBI team is faced with a violent and shocking crime in their own office, but must work the case in spite of their alarm of who may be behind it. Meanwhile, Rigsby and Van Pelt are definitely an "item".
#20 - Violets
Season 6 - Episode 16
Jane enlists his colleagues in a dangerous sting operation to catch a deadly team of art thieves. Meanwhile, sparks fly between Lisbon and an agent from the FBI’s art squad.
#21 - Red Rover, Red Rover
Season 4 - Episode 23
Red John taunts Jane on the ninth anniversary of his wife and daughter's death. With Jane's attention diverted and his concentration wavering, the current investigation and his CBI career are put at risk.
#24 - Ruby Slippers
Season 4 - Episode 21
Jane and the CBI try to find the killer of a man found outside a cabaret featuring female impersonators. During the investigation they discover a list of suspects, all of whom bullied the victim.
#25 - Cheap Burgundy
Season 4 - Episode 17
When Agent Susan Darcy asks Jane for help with an investigation, he suspects her motives; the team handles the murder of a woman who was killed after meeting someone in a chat room.