Login or register  
<-- Previous EpisodeNext Episode -->

The Mentalist: So Long, and Thanks for All the Red Snapper

While investigating the murder of a surfer, Lisbon reconnects with her former fiancé, Kenny Johnson, who she hasn’t seen in over a decade. Also, Cho questions his decision to be in a relationship with Summer.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x22
Airdate: Thursday May 03rd, 2012

Director: Chris Long
Writer: Ashley Gable

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 5) May 18, 2012
AU (Nine Network) Jun 10, 2012
DE (Sat. 1) Nov 25, 2012
Hungary Apr 30, 2013

  • Currently 7.8/10
7.8/10 (10 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Samaire Armstrong
As Summer
Brendan McCarthy (1)
As Lance Gladstone
Brett Rice
As Chief Burt Anson
Brighid Fleming
As Lauren Tayback
Claire Rankin
As Greta Marshall
Kenny Johnson
As Greg Tayback
Keram Malicki-Sanchez
As Tookie Burroughs
Max Van Ville
As Jeeter James
Preston Jones
As Tark Mitchum
Roy Joaquin
As Uni #2
Tim De Zarn
As Arkin Shea
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 Jane and Lisbon arriving at the Santa Marta beach. The case is of a missing person; Jay Banner. He went surfing and never returned home. They meets the local cop, Chief Anson, who introduces them to Jay’s roommates, Tark Mitchum and Viki Lang. the detective tells Jane that Jay is an adult and its hardly been a day since he is gone; it seems to be a complete waste of time for him. The roommate tells Jane that Jay had gone along with another roommate for a strip show. He found his board lying on the shore. He knows that Jay cannot drown, as he is a fish. He called his father who is a Congressman. They tell Jane that Jay was trying to go pro with his surfing. Viki tells Lisbon that she and Jay would have casual sex occasionally. ..

Read the full recap
Cultural References
Title: So Long, and Thanks for All the Red Snapper

The Episode title is a reference to the Douglas Adams fourth book of his Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series. 'So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish'.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorBruno Heller
Warning: The Mentalist season 4 episode 22 guide may contain spoilers
Recent news

England's next Euro 2016 qualifying game to be broadcast live on ITV

England's next football qualifying game for Euro 2016 will be broadcast..

Colin Farrell Starring in 'True Detective' Season Two

It is official! Irish actor Colin Farrell has confirmed that he will be..

DCI Banks - A new series confirmed by ITV

The popular crime drama show DCI Banks has been recommissioned for a new..