Patrick Jane, an independent consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI), has a remarkable track record for solving serious crimes by using his razor sharp skills of observation. Within the Bureau, Jane is notorious for his blatant lack of protocol and his semi-celebrity past as a psychic medium, whose paranormal abilities he now admits he feigned. No-nonsense Senior Agent Teresa Lisbon openly resists having Jane in her unit and alternates between reluctantly acknowledging Jane's usefulness and blasting him for his theatrics, narcissism, and dangerous lack of boundaries. Lisbon's team includes agents Kimball Cho, Wayne Rigsby and rookie member Grace Van Pelt, who all think Jane's a loose cannon but admire his charm and knack for clearing cases.
TV show follows Patrick Jane, an independent consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI) based in Sacramento, California. Although not an officer of the law, he uses skills from his former career as a successful yet admittedly fraudulent psychic medium to help a team of CBI agents solve murders. The ultimate goal of Patrick Jane in his cooperation with the CBI is to track down the killer known as â€œRed John,â€ who was responsible for the brutal murders of his wife and daughter. Jane formerly had a lucrative career as a con man, successfully posing as a psychic medium and enjoying near-celebrity status. Five years before CBI, he appeared on television to claim that his paranormal abilities helped the police profile a serial killer named Red John. Red John, angered by the perceived slight, murdered Janeâ€™s wife and young daughter in revenge.Read more »
Patrick Jane has a remarkable track record for solving serious crimes by using his razor sharp skills of observation. He also makes frequent use of his mentalist abilities to lead witnesses or offenders into offering the actual facts of the case, as known only to them. Within the Bureau, Jane is notorious for his blatant lack of protocol and his semi-celebrity past as a psychic medium, whose paranormal abilities he now admits he feigned. Janeâ€™s role in cracking a series of tough high-profile cases is greatly valued by his fellow agents. However, no-nonsense Senior Agent Teresa Lisbon openly resists having Jane in her unit and alternates between reluctantly acknowledging Janeâ€™s usefulness and blasting him for his theatrics, narcissism and dangerous lack of boundaries. Lisbonâ€™s team includes agents Kimball Cho, Wayne Rigsby and rookie member Grace Van Pelt, who all think Jane is a loose cannon but admire his charm and knack for clearing cases.Read more »
The hunt for Red John continues â€¦ When the CBI investigates the kidnapping of a prominent lawyer and state house lobbyist, the CBI Director wants Jane on the case, but he is uncertain of his future with the unit after his encounter with Red John. Patrick helps in the case despite being preoccupied with Kristinaâ€™s disappearance.Read more »
In the latest series of season 3 Patrick Jane and Teresa Lisbon told their team about Madeleine Hightower. They are born a plan to capture an accomplice of Red John. Their colleagues agree to take part in this illegal operation. As a result the cunning Patrickâ€™s plan, it became clear that the Red Johnâ€™s accomplice a Grace Van Peltâ€˜s groom â€“ agent Craig Oâ€™Laughlin. Soon Grace personally kill Craig. Finally, Patrick meets with the Red John face to face. After shooting him several times at point-blank, Patrick sits quietly at his table in a cafe and waiting for the police. He was able to avenge the death of his wife and daughter â€¦Read more »
In the last season, it became clear that Red John is still alive. In addition, he has a lot of supporters and aides. But Patrick Jane is not going to stop until completely destroy his worst enemy. His colleagues Teresa Lisbon, Kimball Cho, Wayne Rigsby and Grace Van Pelt are always ready to help him. While Jane tries to decipher Loreleiâ€™s connection to Red John, the CBI team is forced to partner with the FBI to solve the murder of a hotel employee.Read more »
Jane and Lisbon secretly continue their dangerous mission in order to narrow down the list of seven suspects with regard to the case of Red John, who is considered to be gone missing for two years. Jane finds an important key to Red Johnâ€™s methods. The team meets four suspects whereas CBI investigates case of a programmer murder during the strike. The California Bureau of Investigation team also embarks to Napa County to investigate the murder of one of the marriage guests. And although the wedding ceremony is delayed because of it the conversation with bride inspires Van Pelt and Rigsby to a brave deed. Jane discovers that the list of false suspects in Red John case is stolen. Thus the team understands that all these people are in danger. So Jane invites all suspects at his house in order to reveal the personality of a serial killer. This will entail the sequence of shocking events, which will narrow down the list again. Patrick has just several steps to make to solve the mystery which troubles him for so many yearsâ€¦.Read more »
Patrick Jane and Teresa Lisbon decide to keep their relationship in secret from their colleagues. Meanwhile, FBI investigates a homicide of a secret agent. Furthermore, a young and ambitious agent, Michelle Vega, joins the team. Also, Lisbon goes to jail under the guise of a prisoner in order to track down and arrest the boyfriend of one the condemned, who is a leader of a criminal gang dealing with the hijacking of luxury automobiles. Jane and Lisbon are sent to Lebanon at request of CIA in order to place an international arms dealer under arrest, where they meet their old familiar, Erica Flynn. She is not so green, as she seems to be and studies her own interests while communicating with the agents. In the meantime, the team investigates a murder, connected with sham diamonds operation, but the sickness makes Jane direct his colleagues from the office as long as he recovers. Abbot is worried, whether his previous crimes may prevent his wife from getting a good job in Washington. These and more thrilling events are expecting you in the seventh season of the Mentalist.Read more »