The Mentalist

Red Sky At Night

Season 3, Ep 1, Aired 9/23/10
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  • Episode Description
  • After his encounter with Red John, Patrick rethinks his future with the CBI. At the same time, the team investigates two high-profile kidnappings.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Simon Baker

    Patrick Jane

  • Robin Tunney

    Teresa Lisbon

  • Tim Kang

    Kimball Cho

  • Owain Yeoman

    Wayne Rigsby

  • Amanda Righetti

    Grace Van Pelt

  • Photos (7)
  • Fan Reviews (3)
  • 301

    By thefanof, Sep 29, 2010

  • The Red John story line is a good thing...

    By sandbur, Sep 24, 2010

  • "The Mentalist" kicks off Season 3 with a premiere full of laughs and memorable moments!

    By Tsilatnemeht, Sep 27, 2010

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (14)

    • Director Bertram: So that's option two, me? I'm your suspect?

      Jane: Well I was just wondering why you didn't tell us this guy was such a sleezebag and that you are up to your neck in his grubby business.

      Hightower: That's enough.

      Director Bertram: Yes, it is. I don't have time for this. You shall just have to trust in my innocence, Mr. Jane.

      Jane: I'm not good at trust.

    • Lisbon: (About a reporter) What did you tell her?

      Jane: I was complimenting her on her jacket. It's such a vivid colour.

      Lisbon: Liar.

      Jane: You're gonna call me a liar?

      Lisbon: Oh, I hate you. I do.

    • Lisbon: A million dollars for the safe return of Dublin- that kinda sounds like a kidnapping, doesn't it?

      Jane: Doesn't mean it's a kidnapping. Doesn't mean he's not dead.

      Lisbon: Is this a serious theory or is this your revenge? (Jane shrugs.)

    • (After a meeting with Bertram and Hightower)

      Lisbon: What the hell was that? Are you insane? And where the hell did you come up with that supid-ass diamond story?

      Jane: I don't know what came over me. I see that man, I get an immediate urge to wind him up.

      Lisbon: He's the director.

      Jane: I'm sorry. He amuses me.

      Lisbon: I'm glad he entertains you, because he's gonna fire you now probably.

      Jane: No. You guys need me too much.

    • Jane: Anybody that gets close to me, bad things happen to them.

      Lisbon: A, that's not true, and B, even if it were, I'm a cop. It's our job to be in harm's way.

      Jane: You're not listening to me.

      Lisbon: We're family. What you're doing is a kind of betrayal.

      Jane: Oh.

      Lisbon: A surrender. A defeat. You're letting Red John win.

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    Notes (3)

    • This episode had 15.33 million viewers when it originally aired.

    • International Episode Titles:
      Czech Republic: Rudá noní obloha (Red Night Sky)
      Germany: Die diamantenfalle (The diamond case)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: September 23, 2010 on CTV
      United Kingdom: October 15, 2010 on Five/Five HD
      Australia: October 25, 2010 on Channel 9
      The Netherlands: November 11, 2010 on SBS 6
      Sweden: January 4, 2011 on TV3
      Germany: February 13, 2011 on SAT 1
      Slovakia: October 25, 2011 on Markiza
      Czech Republic: January 4, 2012 on TV Nova
      Poland: April 16, 2012 on TVN

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