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The Mentalist: The Redshirt

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.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x9
Production Number: 3X6809
Airdate: Thursday December 08th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 5) Feb 17, 2012
DE (Sat. 1) Mar 25, 2012
Hungary Aug 14, 2012

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Guest Stars
Jillian BachJillian Bach
As Sarah Harrigan
Michael RadyMichael Rady
As Special Agent Luther Wainwright
Ashley WilliamsAshley Williams
As Anna Dugan
Chris OwenChris Owen
As Nick aka Megafan
Christopher GartinChristopher Gartin
As Alex Sodko
Craig BierkoCraig Bierko
As Doc Dugan
Craig TsuyumineCraig Tsuyumine
As Newscaster
Emilio RiveraEmilio Rivera
As Horner
John Eric BentleyJohn Eric Bentley
As Steve Penn
Kristen Kerr (1)Kristen Kerr (1)
As Marie St. Claire
Ray LaskaRay Laska
As Arnold Green
Russ HuntRuss Hunt
As Jake Stewart
Sarah KargesSarah Karges
As Hottie
Valerie WilmanValerie Wilman
As Sheryl Stewart
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


Doc Dugan, a retired NFL star quarterback, is seen in his bar, Doc Dugan's Sports Bar, taking bets on an upcoming football game. He is sharing a few laughs and pats on the back with bar patrons and friends. He is seen heading outside and suddenly his truck explodes in a fiery ball of flames! His manager, Steve, and publicity agent, Alex Sarko run outside, thinking Doc has expired in the explosion, mourning the death of their friend and employer...

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CreatorBruno Heller
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