THE MENTALIST stars Simon Baker as Patrick Jane, an independent consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI), who has a remarkable track record for using his razor sharp skills of observation and psychological manipulation to solve serious crimes. Together, the CBI team agrees that Jane is a loose cannon but can't help but admire his charm and knack for clearing cases.
On the fifth season premiere, Jane tries to decipher Red John's connection with Lorelei (EMMANUELLE CHRIQUI) while the CBI team is forced to partner with the FBI to solve a murder.
Jane meets a girl who claims to be his daughter, Charlotte.
Lisbon is dragged deeper into the CBI/FBI rivalry.
J.J. LaRoche and Rigsby's father return.
See how Patrick Jane first met Teresa Lisbon and worked his first case with the CBI on the series' landmark 100th episode.
The CBI team investigates the kidnapping of a couple that may be the victim of mistaken identity, while Jane continues his investigation into Lorelei's whereabouts.
The CBI team investigates the murder of a reporter who may have become too close to her story, while Jane insists on pursuing his own leads to find Lorelai.
With the help of Brett Stiles (MALCOLM McDOWELL), Jane orchestrates an elaborate plan to break Lorelei Martins out of prison in the hopes of her leading him to Red John.
The CBI team investigates the murder of a real estate agent with former gang ties, while Jane searches for leads on his new connection to Red John.
The death of a young botanist leads the CBI team into the lucrative world of medical marijuana, while reunites with former girlfriend and CI, Summer Edgecombe (SAMAIRE ARMSTRONG).
The CBI team visits a high-end California rehab center to investigate the death of a young model who was a patient there, while Lisbon ramps up her investigation into Tommy Volker.
The CBI team investigates the death of a geologist -- a murder, which Lisbon is convinced is the key to bringing down multimillionaire Volker.
The CBI team investigates a 25-year-old case that seems to involve both Red John and the Visualize group; while Lisbon contemplates her future.
The CBI team delves into the surprisingly cutthroat world of academics in a case involving a graduate student at a natural history museum.
The team investigates the murder of an elderly heiress.
Lorelei Martins returns, determined to find out if Red John had a role in her sister's death, and Jane is forced to confess to Lisbon his part in Lorelei's prison escape.
The CBI investigates the death of an army medic.
The CBI team investigates a death in a local theatre production. Meanwhile, Jane hopes to get more information about Red John from the comatose Jason Lennon.
The CBI team heads out to a run-down Wild West tourist town when the owner is found dead. Meanwhile, Kirkland tries to find out how much Patrick knows about Red John.
Rigsby and Van Pelt go undercover as a couple.
J.J. LaRoche personally requests Jane's help.
Just as Jane narrows down the Red John list to seven suspects, Red John strikes again -- and the victim is linked to Jane's past, in the fifth season cliffhanger finale.