The Mentalist: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 23
2008

Pilot

This episode introduces us to the complex life of Patrick Jane, a police detective with a troubled past who has a keen eye for detail. When a man and woman are found dead in th…

2 Sep 30
2008

Red Hair and Silver Tape

Jane orchestrates his own undercover operation using Van Pelt as bait as the team investigates the murder of a young waitress in the Napa Valley.

3 Oct 14
2008

Red Tide

When a body washes ashore on the beach, Patrick sets a trap to determine and catch the killer out of a group of surfers.

4 Oct 21
2008

Ladies in Red

The team discovers that a wealthy investment banker found murdered inside his locked safe room was living a dual life and stealing from his clients; Patrick plays the suspects…

5 Oct 28
2008

Redwood

A girl found covered in blood with the murder weapon in her grasp is the obvious suspect in her best friend’s death, but the girl remembers nothing about the incident and…

6 Nov 11
2008

Red Handed

Jane uses the murder investigation of a casino owner as an opportunity to win at the blackjack table.

7 Nov 18
2008

Seeing Red

Patrick stages a seance to prove that a supposed psychic, who predicted that a murder victim was in danger, is a fake and a killer.

8 Nov 25
2008

The Thin Red Line

Patrick Jane sees his own suspect, with a different motive, when the police believe a drug dealer on trial killed both his girlfriend and the State’s witness in the case.…

9 Dec 02
2008

Flame Red

A murder in a small town is investigated and soon turns out to be an act of vengeance.

10 Dec 16
2008

Red Brick and Ivy

Patrick takes a personal interest in the case of a poisoned professor when he discovers the prime suspect is his former psychiatrist.

11 Jan 06
2009

Red John's Friends

Patrick Jane, enticed by the promise from a convicted murder that he’ll reveal information about Red John upon his release, becomes singularly focused and quits the

12 Jan 13
2009

Red Rum

Patrick Jane sets a mentalist trap to find out who is responsible for the murder of a high school boy who antagonized the local self-proclaimed witch by killing her cat.

13 Jan 20
2009

Paint It Red

While it appears obvious that a business tycoon’s son-in-law was in on the robbery of a $50 million painting since his body is found where the painting once hung, Patrick…

14 Feb 10
2009

Crimson Casanova

Patrick helps Cho go under cover as a ladies man in an attempt to catch a killer with his own set of pseudo-mentalist techniques.

15 Feb 17
2009

Scarlett Fever

As Jane and the team investigate the poisoning death of the “queen bee” in a country club, they discover that the community is full of secrets, including love affai…

16 Mar 17
2009

Bloodshot

Patrick Jane must rely on his other senses during the murder investigation of a financial advisor when he loses his sight as a result of an explosion.

17 Mar 24
2009

Carnelian Inc.

When a mysterious malcontent threatens the lives of the top executives at Carnelian, Inc., a conglomerate noted for its rapacious business practices, authorities initially dism…

18 Mar 31
2009

Russet Potatoes

Patrick Jane and the CBI team track down a mastermind who hypnotizes people into doing their bidding.

19 Apr 07
2009

A Dozen Red Roses

Patrick Jane and the team go to Hollywood when they investigate the murder of a movie producer.

20 Apr 28
2009

Red Sauce

Jane and the CBI set out to determine who is responsible for the Mob-style execution of a man in the Witness Protection Program.

21 May 05
2009

Miss Red

Patrick Jane uses his mentalist skills to play suspects off each other in order to solve the case of a wealthy software company CEO found murdered on…

22 May 12
2009

Blood Brothers

Patrick Jane, Agent Lisbon and the CBI Team investigate the murder of a student in a wilderness program for troubled kids. Patrick Jane must find a cl…

23 May 19
2009

Red John's Footsteps

As the CBI investigates the murder of a young girl and the abduction of her twin sister, Lisbon suspects that Red John is trying to draw Jane into a t…

About The Mentalist

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.

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