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The Mentalist: Bloodsport

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.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x11
Production Number: 3X6411
Airdate: Thursday January 06th, 2011

Director: Roxann Dawson
Writer: Eoghan Mahony

Alternate Airdates:

NL (SBS 6) Jan 27, 2011
UK (Channel 5) Mar 04, 2011

  • Currently 8.8/10
8.8/10 (26 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Pruitt Taylor Vince
As J.J. LaRoche
Valente Rodriguez
As Frank Lopez
Amy Flanagan
As Rigsby's Date
Jake McLaughlin
As Rowdy Merriman
Paola Turbay
As Beatriz Flacco
Reynaldo Valentin
As Manny Flacco
Richard Roundtree
As Floyd Benton
Robert Pine
As Tom Mitchell
Sam Doumit
As Dawn May
Sherman Augustus
As Suge Lima
T.C. Carson
As Joe Reyes
Vasili Bogazianos
As Len Artash

Co-Guest Stars
Eileen Grubba
As Vendor Woman
Jaimi Paige
As Charlotte Mitchell
Sho Brown
As Big Man
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


The episode begins at a Mixed Martial Arts fight in Oakland. Rigsby is watching from the crowd with a date, who is super into it, cheering for one guy. Under the stage, a worker finds blood on the floor. She follows the trail to a locker where she finds a woman's body inside; dead. She screams. Later, the team arrives at the scene. The victim’s name is Charlotte Mitchell and she is a book writer. Lisbon tells Rigsby to question all the possible people present at the venue during the match. Jane stares at the promoter, Leonard Artash, as he tells them that Mitchell was writing about his fighter Manny Flaco. It appears that Mitchell was shot sometime in the middle of the fight. The promoter then asks Jane as to why he is staring at him. ..

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CreatorBruno Heller
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