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The Mentalist: Every Rose Has Its Thorn

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.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x19
Production Number: 3X6419
Airdate: Thursday April 07th, 2011

Director: Charles Beeson
Writer: Ken Woodruff

Alternate Airdates:

NL (SBS 6) Apr 28, 2011
UK (Channel 5) Apr 29, 2011


Guest Stars
Jillian BachJillian Bach
As Sarah Harrigan
Morena BaccarinMorena Baccarin
As Erica Flynn
Brad GreenquistBrad Greenquist
As Henry Cliff
Jonathan BaronJonathan Baron
As Peter Clarridge
Kim Johnston UlrichKim Johnston Ulrich
As Kim Cartwright
Marnette PattersonMarnette Patterson
As Viktoria Shays

Co-Guest Stars
Adria TennorAdria Tennor
As Event Hostess
John FureyJohn Furey
As Swarmy Man
Main Cast
Simon BakerSimon Baker
As Patrick Jane
Robin TunneyRobin Tunney
As Teresa Lisbon
Tim KangTim Kang
As Kimball Cho
Owain YeomanOwain Yeoman
As Wayne Rigsby
Amanda RighettiAmanda Righetti
As Grace Van Pelt


The episode begins with Lisbon arriving at the crime scene, South Beach Marina; the victim’s name is John Flynn; married and the CEO of a high-end matchmaking company called Symphony. A woman heard some pops from her boat; putting the death at 5.30 pm. Lisbon goes to Jane who is enjoying the sun. He tells her that the body is very wet; that must mean something. At the office, Jane sees Cho talking to the widow Erica; he is laughing. Erica and John have been married for a year. He then talks to Erica and he deduces that she has the skill of getting people to open up; she could use this skill to either help or manipulate people. She says a bit of both as she is a matchmaker and she helps people find true love. ..

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