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The Mentalist: Ruby Slippers

Jane and the CBI try to find the killer of a man found outside a cabaret featuring female impersonators. During the investigation they discover a list of suspects, all of whom bullied the victim.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x21
Airdate: Thursday April 26th, 2012

Director: Kevin Hooks
Writer: Daniel Cerone

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 5) May 11, 2012
AU (Nine Network) Jun 03, 2012
DE (Sat. 1) Nov 18, 2012
Hungary Apr 23, 2013

  • Currently 7.8/10
7.8/10 (12 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Penny Peyser
As Female Lawyer
Samaire Armstrong
As Summer
Adam Christy
As Brave Student
Brian Treitler
As Fritta People
Candice Afia
As Katie
Carlton Wilborn
As Glennda
D.J. Pierce
As Shangela
Damien Leake
As High Powered Attorney
David Aranovich
As Low Powered Attorney
Don McManus (1)
As Gabriel Lamb
Hillary Tuck
As Kelly
Jeremy Guskin
As Pizza Delivery Man
Nicholas Grava
As Archie Jr.
Shawn Ryan
As Unknown
Steve Humphreys
As Stage Manager
Wilke Martin Itzin
As Rick Hughes
William R. Moses
As Archie Sr.
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 with Lisbon questioning a pizza delivery boy at the crime scene. He tells her that he could see the glow from around the corner; it seemed as if the whole ally was on fire. Just then Jane walks in. He sees a car lying nearby; it was burnt with its driver inside it. It appears that the driver was handcuffed inside the burning car. Jane decides to look around. He finds something lying on the road; a broken red glittering heel of a slipper. Just then Cho finds two gas cans. Lisbon joins Jane. He sees that there is a door that leads to a stage and it is unlocked. They go inside and enter the dressing room full of cabaret artists who are female impersonators (drag queens). ..

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CreatorBruno Heller
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