The Mentalist

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Sunday 10:00 PM on CBS Premiered Sep 23, 2008 Returning November 30, 2014

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AIRED ON 5/18/2014

Season 6 : Episode 22

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AIRS ON 11/30/2014

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Show Summary

"Mentalist, noun. Someone who uses mental acuity, hypnosis and/or suggestion. A master manipulator of thoughts and behavior." The Mentalist tells the tale of Patrick Jane, who is employed as an independent consultant working with the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to solve crimes. He had been making a living as a psychic, and he would assist the police on cases -- until his life changed when he lost the two most important people in his life to one of those serial killers he was helping track. He now uses his refined observation skills to help the CBI solve cases. He works with Senior Agent Teresa Lisbon, Agents Kimball Cho and Wayne Rigsby and the rookie Grace Van Pelt. The series is produced by Warner Bros. Television.

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  • CBS pulls a Siffy

    10
    The badly named "SyFy" channel is notorious for cancelling their shows just when they get good (and popular). Now CBS is pulling a trick from their bag.

    The Mentalist reboot after the death of RJ has been a breath of fresh air in a series that was getting stale. The light humor is back, like it was in the first few seasons. I thought last years finale was one of the best eps ever.

    CBS, reconsider!moreless
  • Ironically, RJ's Death Killed The Mentalist!

    1.0
    For those of you whining about the end of The Mentalist, you have only yourselves to blame. Your constant bitching about RJ finally got to the writers, who allowed themselves to be pressured into a sloppy premature wrapup to the RJ storyline, leaving behind a rudderless show. RJ anchored Jane and gave the show depth and weight. Once that was eliminated, the show became adrift, and ratings tanked worse than ever before.



    Shame on Heller for caving to all the anti-RJ nonsense, and completely screwing over all the loyal viewers who were following all the specific clues laid out over a period of 5 years, only to see them evaporate into a cloud of absolute meaninglessness.



    Goodbye to Jane and the CBI. You're all a mere shadow of what you once were. No more smileys on the wall, and certainly not on the faces of the viewers.moreless
  • All shows since Red Johns demise

    1.0
    I quit watching after Red Johns boring death . Seriously , this man tortured people and he dies by a pathetic choking !!!
  • not a fan anymore

    1.0
    the script new cast and FBI stories are boring, i also miss the original cast. Even PJ looks patethic
  • a bad copy of castle and white collar

    2.0
    used to be great, my favorite show and my favorite cast. No need of RJ, but i don't like the new storyline and the new cast. Miss the original one. I miss the CBI
  • GOODBYE, PATRICK JANE

    The Mentalist Has a Premiere Date *and* a Series Finale Date; The Good Wife Is Taking a Break

    CBS just made a bunch of scheduling announcements.

  • SOMEONE GOT OUT!

    News Briefs: Under the Dome Boss Brian K. Vaughan Escapes from (Quits) the Show

    Plus: The Mantalist promotes an agent, get a first look at Lebron's basketball comedy, and Powers has a premiere date.

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    Drama, Suspense

    Themes

    extraordinary situations, facing danger, failed crime, womanizers, for geeks