The Mentalist Episode Guide
Season 1 (2008 - 2009)
Premeire: Pilot [The Mentalist]
We get to know Patrick Jane in the series premiere of The Mentalist.
Finale: Blood Brothers
The season finale of The Mentalist is titled "Blood Brothers." Read a brief overview of the episode now.
Season 2 (2009 - 2010)
On the season two premiere of The Mentalist, the CBI looks into the case of a suffocated woman. Also, agent Sam Bosco enters the picture.
Finale: Red Sky in the Morning
How does the second season of The Mentalist come to an end? With a murder by a Red John copycat that places Patrick Jane in danger with his actual nemesis. Read our full recap of "Red Sky in the Morning"!
Season 3 (2010 - 2011)
Premeire: Red Sky at Night
On the season three premiere, Rigsby and Van Pelt question a prostitute that could have insight into the kidnapping of an important lawyer. The installment is titled "Red Sky at Night."
Finale: Strawberries & Cream
The CBI moles identity comes to light and Patrick Jane's meeting with Red John has serious consequences for the team.
Season 4 (2011 - 2012)
Premeire: Scarlett Ribbons
On the season premiere of The Mentalist, "Scarlett Ribbons" has Patrick Jane trying to prove the man he killed was Red John as he and the team pay the consequences for his actions.
Finale: The Crimson Hat
Jane spirals out of control when he believes that Red John has slipped through his fingers once again on the season finale of The Mentalist.
Season 5 (2012 - 2013)
Premeire: The Crimson Ticket
As The Mentalist returns for season five, Jane fights to question Lorelei as the CBI and FBI fight over who has custody.
Finale: Red John's Rules
Jane narrows down his list of Red John suspects to seven but will the cost of finding the serial killer be more devastating than he expected on the season finale of The Mentalist.