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The Mentalist: Blinking Red Light

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.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x7
Production Number: 3X6807
Airdate: Thursday November 03rd, 2011

Director: Simon Baker
Writer: Ken Woodruff

Alternate Airdates:

NL (SBS 6) Dec 01, 2011
UK (Channel 5) Dec 22, 2011
DE (Sat. 1) Mar 18, 2012
Hungary Jul 31, 2012


Guest Stars
Catherine DentCatherine Dent
As FBI Agent Susan Darcy
William MapotherWilliam Mapother
As Richard Haibach
Missi PyleMissi Pyle
As Karen Cross
Michael RadyMichael Rady
As Special Agent Luther Wainwright
David Carey FosterDavid Carey Foster
As Tom Maier
Ely PougetEly Pouget
As Teri Maier
Paul WillsonPaul Willson
As Paul Jenkins
David PaymerDavid Paymer
As James Panzer

Co-Guest Stars
Kelsi CullimoreKelsi Cullimore
As Molly Maier
Tony WintersTony Winters
As Producer
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


A young girl, Molly Meyer, perhaps teenaged, is found in a park with her throat slit and rocks placed on her eyes. Police determined that she is the fifth victim of the purported San Joaquin Killer, aka SJK.
Agents Jane and Lisbon are discussing some past serial killers whose photos have been pinned up on a cork board in the CBI headquarters. Being familiar with the killers' motivations for what
they do best, Jane tells Lisbon to take a closer look at the photos, asking her to use her gut instincts to pick out the one she thinks is doing the murders. Lisbon guesses that one Richard Haibach
might be the perpetrator...

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CreatorBruno Heller
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