Grace Van Pelt
The episode's title, "Redline," is an automotive term that refers to the maximum revolutions per minute (RPM) an engine may operate without damage to the engine itself. The tachometer, an instrument resembling a speedometer, shows the engine's RPM and displays the data with a needle and numbers on a dial. Once the engine reaches maximum RPM, the digits are colored red and separated from the safe RPM with a red line.
Jeff Sparhawk: I've done bad, stupid things. I never deserved her, and now she's gone. God.
Jane: Oh, stop. Self-pity'll kill you. Take it from someone who knows.
Mashburn: You're a psychic, aren't you?
Jane: What makes you say that?
Mashburn: You have this charlatan air about you. (Jane smiles and looks at Lisbon who smiles too.)
(Westhoff and Kinsey are fighting when Cho and Jane walk in)
Cho: Hey, guys. Are we interrupting something?
Westhoff: Management seminar.
Jane: Traditionally, in these dominance displays its customary to bare one's canines. Some species go so far as exposing their genitals.
(After the killer has been caught)
Mashburn: So it's over.
Jane: Yeah, it's over.
Mashburn: That's too bad. It was fun.
Jane: Yeah. How you gonna top that thrill?
Mashburn: Maybe next time I'll be the killer.
Walter Mashburn: You play mind games with people, you size up their weaknesses and then you give them the rope to hang themselves.
Jane: You make it sound so cool.
Rigsby: Wait. Walter Mashburn asked you out?
Lisbon: No! (Jane gives her a look.) Well, sort of.
Jane: Personally, I thought she should have gone for it. A little empty glamour would have been good for her. But, no, not our Lisbon.
Lisbon: Okay, I am not jealous and resentful. That is nonsense.
Jane: Yet you recall my exact words. There's no shame in it. I feel that way too sometimes. Why does everyone else get to have a normal life?
Lisbon: My life is fine.
Jane: Normally you rise above such craven emotions but in this case your hands were tied. It's the rules. You're forced to do what your worst self is telling you to do anyway. Hence your tension headache.
Lisbon: I don't... (Jane gives her a look) All right. I do have a headache, but it's a coincidence.
Lisbon: Either I obey the rules or I risk taking big heat for ignoring them. This is on Van Pelt and Rigsby, not me.
Jane: Whatever you say.
Lisbon: Jeff Sparhawk has no alibi.
Jane: You can dispense the cop talk, Lisbon. You can tell me what's bothering you.
Lisbon: Nothing's bothering me.
Lisbon: Nothing is bothernig me.
Jane: Message received.
Jane: I understand your position. There's no reason to beat yourself up about it.
Lisbon: What are you talking about?
Jane: Well, that you feel bad about Rigsby and Van Pelt.
Lisbon: No I don't.
Jane: Well, you can't help wondering if there's a hint of jealousy and resentment in your decision.
Lisbon: Excuse me?
Mashburn: You have a damaged intensity that's quite attractive.
Jane: Hm mmm. (Jane nods his head in agreement)
Mashburn: Let me buy you a drink sometime.
Lisbon: I live in Sacramento.
Mashburn: I have a jet!
Jane: Oh very good, very good.
This episode had 14.68 million viewers when it originally aired.
International Episode Titles:
Czech Republic: Rychlá kola (Fast Wheels)
Germany: Der krieg der wölfe (The war of the wolves)
Original International Air Dates:
Canada: February 4, 2010 on CTV
Australia: March 01, 2010 on Nine
Latin America: March 8, 2010 on Warner Channel
United Kingdom: May 14, 2010 on Five
Germany: May 23, 2010 on SAT 1
Sweden: May 25, 2010 on TV3
Czech Republic: October 18, 2010 on TV Nova
Slovakia: August 9, 2011 on Markiza
Poland: October 24, 2011 on TVN
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