-Patrick Jane shows up at the CBI for the first time looking for information about Red John. When Det. Hannigan tries to escort Patrick out and Jane provokes him into punching him, Director Minelli allows Jane to stay.
-While he waits for Red John's records, Jane ends up following Lisbon on a case involving the murder of Winston Dellinger. Lisbon realizes that Jane's keen observation skills can help her solve the case.
-Using a card trick, Jane figures out the the Detective who once arrested Dellinger for vehicular manslaughter is the killer. Turns out he had a law suit appeal coming up in front of Dellinger's father who was a judge. He offered to destroy evidence against Winston if the judge made sure the case went his way.
-When a drunken Winston continued to be a liability, he realized he had to kill him.
-Director Minelli is so grateful for Jane's help that he allows him to consult with the CBI and be a part of the search for Red John.
-An FBI agent calls Minelli asks to be kept informed of Jane's involvement in the Red John case. Minellii agrees.