California Bureau of Investigation consultant Thomas Jane along with Senior Agent Teresa Lisbon and her team, investigate a double murder in which a pro golfer's wife and her doctor were killed in Palm Springs.
Lisbon and the team investigate the death of a waitress in Napa Valley as Patrick decides to take matters into his own hands by going undercover.
When the body of a high school girl is found on the beach, Patrick decides to employ a mentalist trap in order to get her friends to reveal the truth behind her death.
After a big investor is found dead locked up in his secret safe room, the unit quickly finds out that he had a second life and his business was a fraud. There is a lot at stake and with the political repercussions of the case, everyone’s job is at risk and only a mentalist trap can make the true killer reveal himself.
When a girl is found covered in blood and holding the weapon that killed her best friend, she is named as the lead suspect to the murder. However, she cannot remember what happened. But Jane believes in her innocence and tries a risky move in order to help her regain her memory.
Songs: Yoav -- Adore Adore
Patrick Jane doesn't believe the police have the correct person on trial for the murders and drug deal of the state's witness.
Patrick sets up a séance to prove a so-called psychic is not only a fraud, but a murderer too.
When the police name a drug dealer as their number one suspect in the murders of the State's witness, Patrick Jane sees a different motive and suspect.
When three National Guardsmen are found murdered, Patrick Jane and the team go undercover to investigate.
The poisoning of a leading scientific researcher is of a personal interest for Patrick Jane when he learns the victim's wife is the prime suspect, and was Jane's former psychiatrist.
Patrick Jane becomes focused on a convicted murderer who promises to reveal information on Red John upon his release, and quits the CBI in order to prove the prisoner's innocence.
Patrick Jane lays a trap in order to find out who was behind a murder of a high school football player, in which a self-proclaimed witch claims to have cast a spell on him after he killed her cat.
Though everyone suspects that a business tycoon's son-in-law was behind the recent robbery of a $50 million painting, Patrick Jane believes someone else is to blame.
Patrick Jane helps Cho go undercover in order to catch a killer who has been using pseudo-mentalist techniques to get away with his crime.
Jane and the CBI team are called when a "queen bee" of a country club is found poisoned. They soon learn that the community is full of secrets, including betrayal, affairs, and drug use.
Patrick loses his eye sight after an explosion and must utilize his other senses in order to help solve the murder of a financial advisor.
Patrick Jane and CBI go up against a group of financiers after a series of murders occur at a corporate retreat in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
Patrick Jane and CBI investigate a man who uses hypnosis to trick people into doing his crimes for him.
Patrick Jane and the CBI team head to Hollywood to investigate when a movie producer is murdered.
When the body of an ex-mobster who was in witness protection turns up in a riverbed with a bullet in the forehead, Jane and the team trace the body back to find a list of suspects -- The wife, the boss, the two Federal marshals on supervisory detail, the local biker gang member, and the mobster whose two sons went to jail by his testimony, who "just happens" to have retired nearby.
Meanwhile, it's Lisbon's birthday. Did Jane forget?
Patrick Jane must use his mentalist skills in order to pit suspects against one another after a wealthy software company is murdered on his yacht.
Jane has to find a way to convince kids at a wilderness program to talk to him about who may have murdered one of their peers.
Lisbon believes the serial killer Red John is trying to trick Patrick Jane when the CBI team looks into the murder of a young girl and the kidnapping of her sister.
The CBI investigates the murder of a woman who is found suffocated after being accused of stealing a million dollars from her employer. Meanwhile, Jane and Lisbon can only watch as the investigation into the Red John case is taken away from them and handed over to CBI Agent Sam Bosco.
Lisbon and the team are assigned to the case of a State Senator's murdered intern. Meanwhile, Jane tries to find out what new information Bosco has on the Red John case.
Lisbon is accused of, then arrested, of murdering a child molester she once arrested who was recently paroled. While they are not on the case, due to their proximity, Jane, Cho, Rigsby, and Van Pelt conduct their own investigation into the matter.
While investigating the murder of their attorney, the CBI team come into close contact with one of the most dangerous motorcycle gangs in California.
When a wealthy architect is killed in the family manor house he bought to refurbish, the rumors regarding the mansion's history of the occult and ghosts comes into play against the far more human motives of a hidden fortune.
Bosco finds Jane's bug, and, tracing it back to him, immediately has him arrested and thrown in jail in the middle of an investigation. Jane cheerfully ignores the situation, and manages to help the CBI team solve the murder of a man despite being in a maximum security prison.
Minelli orders Patrick and his team to work together with Bosco and his team in order to locate a kidnapped woman who is being held for ransom.
Lisbon's team arrives at the office to find that Bosco's team has been shot and killed, while he is in critical condition. Through the investigation, it turns out that Red John was behind the attack and that it was orchestrated as Bosco came closer to finding him while investigating a recent crime. Someone impersonating a CBI agent then picks up and destroys all of the evidence relating to the case.
Songs: Peter Bradley Adams -- Darkening Sky
During a black tie fundraiser at CBI, the team is called away to investigate a robbery that resulted in the murder of a jeweler.
CBI is called when a baseball scout is killed. During the investigation, Jane is hit in the head by a ball, resulting in him having flashbacks to his childhood.
The team is called to investigate a double homicide that may have been the result of an old prank. Meanwhile, Rigsby goes undercover as an alumni at a 15 year high school reunion.
Songs: Ini Kamoze -- Here Comes The Hotstepper
During the investigation of the murder of a mayor's aide, Rigsby and Van Pelt make a surprise announcement.
Jane and the CBI team are called when a body of a luxury car sales woman is found in the trunk of a car in her dealership's showroom.
Patrick Jane helps Cho with an off-the-books investigation when a member from Cho's former gang, the Avon Park Playboys, is murdered.
Jane and the team investigate the murder of an arrogant chef during a cooking competition in Napa Valley.
When Dr. Alicia Seberg, a government research scientist, is exposed to a deadly toxin while at work and has only hours to live, she calls Patrick Jane and the CBI to find her murderer.
The CBI team prepares to meet the new boss, Special Agent Madeleine Hightower (Aunjanue Ellis).
When a Jane Doe covered in blood walks up to Van Pelt and Cho it's up to Patrick Jane to try and find out who she is and what happened to her.
When Patrick Jane's sneaky conduct causes the case of a confessed hitman to be tossed out of court, his annoyed CBI team must start the investigation over from scratch
When a media mogul is murdered, Patrick Jane and the CBI team investigate cult leader Bret Stiles, who may have had an axe to grind following the publication of a critical story about his group
Patrick Jane and the CBI team investigate the death of a mathematical genius by a gun-wielding clown
Romantic sparks begin to fly when Patrick Jane and supposed psychic Kristina Frye cross paths again during the CBI investigation into the murder of a charismatic head of a non-profit organization that fights human trafficking
Patrick Jane and Kristina's first date is interrupted by a report of Red John striking again, which is discovered to be a copycat. But when Kristina reaches out to the real Red John, both she and Jane find themselves in grave danger
After his encounter with Red John, Jane has started to wonder if he really belongs in the unit. Meanwhile, a prominent lawyer has been kidnapped and the CBI Director wants Jane on the case.
Jane has to help his brother-in-law out when he comes to town and immediately gets in trouble by getting himself mixed up in a murder investigation.
When Patrick Jane faces off once again with cult leader Bret Stiles, Stiles offers Jane information regarding Red John and the missing Kristina Frye.
A former convict who was just released because of new DNA evidence is murdered and the CBI team is called in to investigate.
Patrick Jane and the CBI team hit the horse track when a jockey is found murdered and suspects abound
The case of a murder and missing person on an intensely secure wealthy family's compound perplexes Jane and the CBI team.
Jane and the CBI team narrowly escape a fiery end when a building explodes while they're investigating a death threat. Meanwhile, sparks fly between Lisbon and billionaire Walter Mashburn when they meet again while on the case.
Patrick Jane is kidnapped and Lisbon and the team go back through years of Jane's casework to find suspects only to realize that almost everyone he's ever dealt with might want to harm him.
Patrick Jane accepts the help of a local astrologer, Ellis Mars, to solve the puzzling case of a triple homicide that involves two policemen and the fiancé of an EMT worker.
The CBI pursues two lines of investigation when a Santa is murdered: Patrick Jane goes undercover in an AA group; and Rigsby and Van Pelt question members of an authentic Santa society. Meanwhile, following the demise of a person in custody at the CBI, J.J. LaRoche is brought in to question the team when it appears to be an inside job.
The team look into a case where a woman with ties to professional wrestling is murdered. Meanwhile LaRouche has a new person of interest in his case, Rigsby.
When Patrick Jane and the CBI must work with a criminal profiler, Dr. Montague, to solve a double murder, it becomes a competition for Jane to prove that his methods are superior.
When Patrick Jane and others are taken hostage by an armed man accused of murder, Jane must think quickly to defuse the situation.
When a witness under Van Pelt's protection is killed, her position within the CBI comes into question.
When a modern-day prospector is found dead near a mining site and Lisbon is injured during the initial stages of the investigation, Agent Hightower joins Patrick Jane in the field for the first time.
Evidence in the murder of an antiques dealer found dead in a museum indicates that the suspect may be a member of the CBI team.
After a doctor is found dead at a golf course, the CBI team searches for a killer amongst a hospital's staff and patients. Meanwhile, when LaRoche is placed in charge of the CBI, his first act of business is to name Cho the new team leader.
Patrick Jane and the CBI team must track down the killer of a man who believed he experienced an alien abduction - even after the victim's body is stolen from the coroner's van. Meanwhile, Van Pelt takes a break from the case to shop for wedding dresses.
Patrick Jane sets out to prove a beautiful yet manipulative matchmaker shot and killed her husband after his body is found floating in the marina.
Patrick Jane must deal with two failed robbery attempts: one resulting in the murder of a repair shop owner and the other involving a former suspect personally hired by Jane to break into LaRoche's home.
When a prison guard is stabbed to death outside of a jewelry store, Patrick Jane suspects one of the guard's inmates is the killer. Meanwhile, Rigsby questions his own father about the murder.
After a young violinist is shot to death, Patrick Jane questions the members of the Northern California Symphony Orchestra about the murder. Meanwhile, Cho crosses paths with a precocious young pickpocket.
The CBI team must investigate the case of a suicide bomber.
The trail of the suicide bomber leads to Red John, and Patrick Jane finally meets his deadly enemy in person in a shocking confrontation.
In prison for killing his nemesis, Patrick Jane must prove that the man he shot really was Red John. Meanwhile, Lisbon urges Van Pelt to seek counseling in the aftermath of the death of her fiance.
With Lisbon suspended and the rest of the team reassigned, Jane is reinstated as a CBI consultant and forced to work with a new team. During the investigation, Jane conspires to bring his former team back together.
Special Guest Stars: Reed Diamond
as CBI Agent Ray Haffner |
When the son of a former client from Jane's days as a psychic is kidnapped, Jane and the CBI team are asked to help find him. Meanwhile, Jane butts heads with his former client's new "spiritual advisor."
Jane notices a suspicious-looking man carrying a gun at a political rally and sets out to prove he's a psychopath on the brink of committing murder. Meanwhile, Lisbon investigates the death of a photographer at the same rally.
When a body washes up on an island off the coast of California the team is called in to investigate. Meanwhile, Rigsby has started dating a public defender and worries if that may make it awkward between him and Van Pelt.
When the CBI team travels to a resort town to find out who murdered a police chief, Lisbon crosses paths with her brother Tommy, now a bounty hunter, who's tracking a bail jumper.
The search for a serial killer hits close to home for Jane when he encounters a blogger who has devoted his life to finding the killer.
In order to find the killer of an undercover narcotics cop, Jane and the CBI team retrace her investigation.
Songs: Nenna Yvonne -- Go Around
Jane and the CBI investigate when a retired NFL star quarterback is presumed dead after his car blows up. Meanwhile, while preparing for a court case, Rigsby and Harrigan take their relationship to the next level.
During the search for a firefighter’s killer, Jane is attacked and nearly drowned, resulting in a temporary loss of his memory and a return to his pre-CBI con man persona.
Jane and the CBI team investigate the murder of a high-end divorce attorney, with many enemies, after he is killed on his speed boat. Meanwhile, Agent Darcy questions Jane about Red John's involvement in Panzer's murder.
With very little evidence, Jane and the CBI investigate the death of a mob boss’ son. Meanwhile, while taking an eyewitness in for questioning, Van Pelt is haunted by the memories of O’Laughlin’s shooting.
Jane and the CBI narrow down the list of suspects after a disgraced clothing designer on the verge of a comeback becomes a fashion victim. Meanwhile, FBI Agent Darcy continues her investigation into finding Red John.
While a jury deliberates the guilt or innocence of a defendant on trial for murder, Jane tries to prove she has been wrongfully accused before time runs out. Meanwhile, Summer may have gone too far when she helps Cho make a case against a suspect.
When a charity worker is killed, Jane has Erica Flynn, a murderer he helped imprison, furloughed in exchange for information she claims to have about the case. Meanwhile, Rigsby and Sarah try to adjust to impending parenthood.
Jane is reunited with his former nemesis, cult leader Bret Stiles, when the head of an anti-cult activist organization is murdered.
Jane suspects that Agent Susan Darcy has ulterior motives when she asks for his help with a homicide investigation. Meanwhile, the CBI team handles the murder of a young woman who was killed after meeting someone in an online chat room.
Jane and the CBI try to narrow down the list of suspects when a terminally ill man is found murdered. Meanwhile, Cho is forced to face his demons.
While investigating the murder of a casino employee, Jane runs into a stage magician he used to tour with during his time as a mentalist and discovers he is hiding a shocking secret.
Jane and the CBI try to determine who would have reason to kill a popular English teacher. Meanwhile, Cho and Summer hide their relationship from Lisbon, and Rigsby gets a special delivery.
Jane and the CBI try to find the killer of a man found outside a cabaret featuring female impersonators. During the investigation they discover a list of suspects, all of whom bullied the victim.
While investigating the murder of a surfer, Lisbon reconnects with her former fiancé, Kenny Johnson, who she hasn’t seen in over a decade. Also, Cho questions his decision to be in a relationship with Summer.
On the eighth anniversary of his wife and daughter’s death, Jane receives a message from Red John, causing Jane to lose focus on his current case and put the investigation and his career at the CBI in jeopardy.
After another failed attempt to defeat Red John, Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) hits rock bottom, finds a lover and shoots one of his own.
While Jane tries to decipher Lorelei’s connection to Red John, the CBI team is forced to partner with the FBI to solve the murder of a hotel employee.
While the team investigates the murder of a diamond cutter, Jane meets a girl who claims to be his late daughter, Charlotte.
A bank employee is murdered during a heist and Jane and the team must work to track down the killer. Meanwhile, Lisbon is pulled deeper into the CBI/FBI rivalry.
When Rigsby’s father is found injured at a crime scene, the team must find out if it is the result of a long-standing small-town gang war.
See how Jane met Lisbon and the rest of the CBI team for the first time.
Special Guest Stars: Polly Walker
as FBI Agent Alexa Schultz |
The team investigates the kidnapping of a couple that may be the victim of mistaken identity, while Jane continues his investigation into Lorelei’s whereabouts.
The team investigates the murder of a reporter who may have become too close to her story, while Jane insists on pursuing his own leads to find Lorelei.
With the help of Brett Stiles, Jane orchestrates an elaborate plan to break Lorelei Martins out of prison in the hopes of her leading him to Red John.
Songs: The Crossroads Band -- Heartbroke and Busted
The CBI team investigates the murder of a real estate agent with former gang ties, while Jane searches for leads on his new connection to Red John.
The death of a young botanist leads the team into the lucrative world of medical marijuana, while Cho’s work with the rapid response team brings him back into contact with Summer.
The CBI team visits a high-end California rehab center in order to investigate the death of a young model who was a patient there, while Lisbon ramps up her investigation into Tommy Volker.
The CBI investigates the death of a geologist, which Lisbon is convinced is the key to bringing down Tommy Volker.
The team investigates a 25-year-old case that seems to involve both Red John and the Visualize group, and Lisbon contemplates her future.
Special Guest Stars: Reed Diamond
as CBI Agent Ray Haffner |
The team delves into the surprisingly cutthroat world of academics in a case involving a graduate student at a natural history museum.
Jane and the team investigate the murder of an elderly heiress whose remains are found in the living room of her spooky mansion.
Lorelei Martins returns, determined to find out if Red John had a role in her sister’s death, and Jane is forced to confess to Lisbon his part in Lorelei’s prison escape.
The CBI team investigates when the body of a female army medic who worked with soldiers with PTSD is found near a military base.
The CBI team investigates when the young lead of a local theater production dies on the eve of the opening. Meanwhile, Jane hopes to get more information about Red John from the comatose Jason Lennon.
The CSI team heads out to a run-down Wild West tourist town when the owner is found dead. Meanwhile, Kirkland tries to find out how much Jane knows about Red John.
Rigsby and Van Pelt go undercover as a couple with relationship problems to investigate the death of a woman who received advice from a radio love doctor.
J.J. LaRoche personally requests Jane’s help when the mysterious container he’s been hiding for nine years is stolen from his home.
Just as Jane narrows down the Red John suspect list to seven, Red John strikes at a victim with links to Jane’s past, on the fifth season cliffhanger finale.
Jane and Lisbon secretly continue their dangerous mission to narrow down the list of seven Red John suspects as they investigate the murder of a man who was missing for two years.
Jane discovers an important clue to Red John’s methods as the team encounters four of the suspects, and the CBI investigates the case of a software engineer killed by a drone strike.
Jane gets the CBI involved in a case in Napa in order to focus on Sheriff McAllister, while Van Pelt and Rigsby take a trip down the aisle.
Jane reveals that a list of fake Red John suspects he planted was stolen, and the team realizes these men are in danger.
When a prominent member of Visualize is mysteriously killed, Jane investigates in the hopes that the case will provide a clue that will lead him to Red John.
Special Guest Stars: Reed Diamond
as CBI Agent Ray Haffner |
With the final clue in hand, Jane attempts to gather the remaining Red John suspects in one place in hopes of finally revealing his identity.
Following the shocking events at Jane’s house, the Red John list is narrowed down further, and the CBI’s priority is the remaining suspects.
Patrick Jane finally comes face-to-face with Red John, the serial killer he’s tracked since the madman murdered his wife and daughter. For 10 years, Jane has doggedly hunted his nemesis in his search for justice.
Two years after the Red John case was put to rest, Jane’s newfound peace is interrupted by a surprising job offer that could change everything for him.
The FBI reluctantly enlists Jane’s help to find a missing computer programmer, but he won’t help unless Lisbon is brought on board as well.
The FBI is tasked with finding the killer of several DEA agents, and Jane goes on a date with a beautiful woman associated with the case.
Jane and the FBI investigate the murder of a high tech cartographer who may have unearthed a spy ring before his death. Meanwhile, Rigsby and Van Pelt find themselves on the trail of an alarming conspiracy.
Jane’s investigation leads him to join a separatist commune after a U.S. attorney is found dead in Mexico, even though there’s no record of her crossing the border. Also, Rigsby and Van Pelt convince JJ LaRoche to help them discover who is stalking former CBI members.
A murder at an oil tracking site has Jane and Fischer investigating who killed the victim and why. In Austin, Rigsby and Van Pelt help out an investigation into a string of attack on ex-CBI team members.
Grace gets kidnapped by the killer who is targetting former CBI agents. Jane has to rely on all his skills to locate her when the prime suspect provides a alibi that checks out.
Jane enlists his colleagues in a dangerous sting operation to catch a deadly team of art thieves. Meanwhile, sparks fly between Lisbon and an agent from the FBI’s art squad.
Jane and the FBI take up the cause of a death row inmate who has two days to prove his innocence before his sentence is carried out.
When a woman is found murdered near a remote men’s social club, Jane must find a way to insinuate himself into the insular group to find the killer.
A chance encounter with a suspicious-looking individual leads Jane and Lisbon to uncover a vast human smuggling ring. Meanwhile, Lisbon remains tempted by Pike’s offer to move to D.C. with him.
Jane’s freedom is at stake when a grand jury is empanelled to decide if he should be tried for the murder of Red John. Meanwhile, Lisbon tries to find out how Jane feels about the possibility of her leaving Austin with Agent Pike, and Cho and Abbott follow new leads in the human smuggling ring they recently uncovered.
With time running out to save the victims of a kidnapping ring before they are transported overseas, Jane and Lisbon zero in on the criminal enterprise’s mastermind. Meanwhile, Lisbon decides if she will move to D.C. with Agent Pike.
A new lead in a cold case requires Lisbon to delay her plans to leave for Washington, D.C. with Agent Pike, giving Jane time to finally come to terms with his feelings for her and decide on a course of action.
Jane and Lisbon decide to keep their new relationship a secret from their colleagues as they investigate the murder of an undercover agent. Also, young, ambitious agent Michelle Vega joins the team.
Lisbon goes undercover as a prison inmate in order to get a convict to turn on her boyfriend, who is the leader of a high-end car theft ring.
Jane and Lisbon travel to Beirut where they must work with Jane’s familiar adversary, Erica Flynn, who agrees to help the FBI apprehend her boyfriend, a courier for terrorist organizations, in exchange for amnesty for her past crimes.
The team investigates a murder linked to a counterfeit diamond operation, but an illness forces Jane to direct his colleagues from the office as he recuperates. Meanwhile, Abbott is concerned that transgressions in his past could harm his wife’s chance to obtain a prestigious job in Washington, D.C.
A chance encounter with a military colonel leads Jane to believe the soldier is hiding something, leading him to dig into the closed murder case of the man’s wife.
The FBI is brought in to consult on a botched DEA raid, but when Abbott’s former boss tries to blackmail Abbott into keeping the agency’s missteps quiet, he is forced to choose between his career and morals.
A murder investigation becomes personal for Lisbon when she learns that her underachieving younger brother, Jimmy, is being sought as a key witness.
Jane worries for Lisbon’s safety when the team puts itself in the line of fire to protect the witness in a murder investigation from a skilled assassin.
When Abbott’s old boss, Agent Peterson, threatens Abbott’s career – and possibly his freedom – Jane devises a risky plan to protect his friend’s future.
Jane takes extreme measures as the team tries to apprehend a deadly gang of armored car robbers before their desperation to remain free costs more innocent people their lives.