Armed with a list of seven suspects confirmed by the killer himself, Patrick Jane and the CBI team are closed in on the elusive serial killer while continuing to solve California’s most puzzling crimes.
Could Red John be a cult leader? A ghoulish forensic analyst? Or one of four law officials, including the director of the CBI himself?
The identity of the man who killed Patrick Jane’s family is finally revealed in a climactic showdown – but that’s not the end of the story!
When the CBI is shuttered, Jane, Lisbon and the team partner with the FBI to tackle a whole new slew of mysteries… including vicious attacks on former CBI members.
The manhunt is on in all 22 diabolically delightful Season Six episodes!
What We Thought:
The Mentalist is an interesting show for me. I don’t really dislike it, but I do have some major issues with it.
For one thing, I think it’s without a doubt a rip-off of Psych, just transformed into a serious procedural rather than a comedy show.
I also don’t really care for Simon Baker’s performance as Patrick Jane, which is odd because I actually really like Simon Baker as an actor. But he does this quirky oddball thing with his performance that gets on my nerves after a while.
That being said, the show is engaging, and filled with good mysteries, plus the overarching Red John story that drives Jane always makes for good episodes, and this season sees that potentially wrapped up for good, which fans will enjoy.
Plus the supporting cast isn’t nearly as annoying as some other procedural shows (I’m looking at you, NCIS!)
So the bottom line here is, if you like The Mentalist, you’ll want to add this to your collection.
Patrick Jane: Redeemed, Recovered, Restored – Series creator Bruno Heller reveals the mythology of Red John.