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The Mentalist: Red Dawn

See how Jane met Lisbon and the rest of the CBI team for the first time.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x5
Airdate: Sunday October 28th, 2012

Director: Chris Long
Writer: Tom Szentgyorgyi

Alternate Airdates:

DE (Sat. 1) Feb 03, 2012
AU (Nine Network) Nov 05, 2012
UK (Channel 5) Dec 07, 2012
ZA (M-Net) Jul 31, 2013
Hungary Sep 24, 2013

  • Currently 8.4/10
8.4/10 (8 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Polly WalkerPolly Walker
As FBI Agent Alexa Schultz

Guest Stars
Kevin CorriganKevin Corrigan
As Robert Kirkland
Gregory ItzinGregory Itzin
As Virgil Minelli
Kirk AcevedoKirk Acevedo
As Christian Dos Santos
Gary BasarabaGary Basaraba
As Stephen Hannigan
Amanda ClaytonAmanda Clayton
As Kelly Burbage
David ClennonDavid Clennon
As Judge Dellinger
Ian Anthony DaleIan Anthony Dale
As Det. Nathaniel Kim
Aramis KnightAramis Knight
As Alex Dos Santos
Christopher CarverChristopher Carver
As Winston Dellinger
Norma MaldonadoNorma Maldonado
As Delores Recinos
Ryan AhernRyan Ahern
As Emmet Cox
Scott VanceScott Vance
As Records Clerk
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 several years ago, when Jane arrives at the CBI office to meet Lisbon. She is surprised that Jane is at the office as the cops had lost track of him six months ago. Jane’s wife and daughter were killed the previous year. Just then one of the cops arrives and says that there is a body found and Lisbon asks Rigsby to check it out while she talks to Jane. Lisbon meets Jane and he asks her about the developments in the Red John case. Lisbon asks him to come another time, after taking an appointment. Jane says that he will come after three hours. Lisbon asks Steve to show Jane out. ..

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