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The Mentalist: The Red Ponies

Patrick Jane and the CBI team hit the horse track when a jockey is found murdered and suspects abound

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x5
Production Number: 3X6405
Airdate: Thursday October 21st, 2010

Director: John Showalter
Writer: Eoghan Mahony

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 5) Nov 12, 2010
NL (SBS 6) Dec 09, 2010

  • Currently 8.7/10
8.7/10 (30 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Tara Karsian
As Medical Examiner
Betsy Rue
As Misty Dawn Smith
Christina Cox
As Delinda Lecure
Greg Roman (2)
As Ellis Barnes
Ingrid Rogers
As Barkeep
Jim Beaver
As Cobb Holwell
Olesya Rulin
As Sam Starks
Patrick St. Esprit
As Frank Lockhardt
Tom Yi
As The Mark
Troy Winbush
As Phil Debolt

Co-Guest Stars
Main Cast
Simon Baker
As Patrick Jane
Robin Tunney
As Teresa Lisbon
Tim Kang
As Kimball Cho
Owain Yeoman
As Wayne Rigsby
Amanda Righetti
As Grace Van Pelt


Agents Lisbon and Jane stepped out of their car into the driveway of the Bajoran Helicopters business because of a call they had received from someone that morning. They wondered aloud who might have summoned them there when a fancy sports car pulled up, driven by none other than Walter Mashburn, friend of Lisbon and would-be lover. Mashburn fancied Lisbon who told him she was not interested, but he persisted, now and then, in reminding her of his interest. They were greeting one another cordially when a door in the nearby building opened and Drucker, head of Bajoran security, hailed the agents, calling them inside. Mashburn and the two agents followed Drucker and when they saw Uri Bajoran, former KGB agent, Uri acidly greeted Mashburn, telling him that he did not need to be there. Mashburn reminded him that Uri himself was due to sign legal papers turning Bajoran Helicopters over to him today. The agents remained in the outer room while Mashburn and Uri headed into Uri's office. Just then, Mashburn popped out of the office to say something to Lisbon when a tremendous blast came from the office, supposedly killing Uri and Drucker, possibly intended for Mashburn who luckily was saved when he stepped out. Shocked and dismayed, everyone took stock of themselves and were alright. A little later, enough DNA was found of Uri to identify that he had been killed in the bomb blast...

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