The Mentalist (2008–2015)
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A child rapist from agent Lisbon's past is shot and killed. The evidence points to Lisbon herself, but she has no recollection of the night in question.

Director:

Eric Laneuville

Writers:

Bruno Heller (created by), Ashley Gable | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Simon Baker ... Patrick Jane
Robin Tunney ... Teresa Lisbon
Tim Kang ... Kimball Cho
Owain Yeoman ... Wayne Rigsby
Amanda Righetti ... Grace Van Pelt
Terry Kinney ... Sam Bosco
Christian Clemenson ... Dr. Roy Carmen
Kyle Davis ... David Charles
Mozhan Marnò ... Nicki Weymouth
Bonnie Root ... Tanya Derask
Jake Busey ... Vern Nichols
Michael Wiseman ... Dreyer Whelan
Gregory Itzin ... Virgil Minelli
Nicole J. Butler ... Bailiff
Ernie Grunwald ... Milton Howard
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Storyline

Lisbon eagerly leaves Dr. Roy Carmen's therapy to answer an anonymous call leading to the corps of recently released William 'Bill' McTeer. Catching him for seven child molestation made Lisbon's reputation, then as SFPD inspector, then under Bosco. The last victim's pa Dreyer Whelan swore to kill Bill. Jane and the team find several logical suspects, but Lisbon's print in on the murder gun, so Minelli transfers the case- to Bosco. Written by KGF Vissers

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Sacramento, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The scene in Lisbon's apartment gives us interesting insight into the character. You see a baseball in a glove on the shelf and a red sports shirt with a 17 on it along with some trophies which could indicate that Lisbon was in a successful baseball team at college or high school. You also see a lot of post-its on the wall and a basket with knitting stuff along with a lot of books about "Leadership". The photo of her three younger brothers seems to be older, which could indicate that Lisbon doesn't see them very often anymore. See more »

Goofs

When Lisbon is taking the polygraph, one of the data streams on the display is her EKG. Polygraphs measure heart rate, respiration rate, and galvanic skin response (related to moisture/sweat on the skin). There are no EKG sensors, and no measurement of EKG. See more »

Quotes

Patrick Jane: The memory's there, we can get it back. If I put you in light trance...
Teresa Lisbon: Like that's gonna happen. Stop trying to hypnotize me.
Patrick Jane: What if something traumatic happened and you're blocking it out?
Teresa Lisbon: I didn't kill McTeer.
Patrick Jane: Well, let me hypnotize you so we can be sure.
Teresa Lisbon: No.
Patrick Jane: Why not?
Teresa Lisbon: Because I don't want you inside my head.
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References Hell's Kitchen (2005) See more »

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