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The Mentalist: Red Lacquer Nail Polish

Jane and the team investigate the murder of an elderly heiress whose remains are found in the living room of her spooky mansion.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x15
Airdate: Sunday March 03rd, 2013

Director: Geary McLeod
Writer: Eoghan Mahony

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Nine Network) Mar 10, 2013
UK (Channel 5) Mar 29, 2013
IE (RTÉ ONE) Jun 18, 2013
DE (Sat. 1) Aug 12, 2013
ZA (M-Net) Oct 09, 2013
Hungary Dec 03, 2013

  • Currently 8/10
8/10 (5 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Jack PlotnickJack Plotnick
As Brett Partridge
Erick AvariErick Avari
As Dr. Lance Reinhardt
Elizabeth BogushElizabeth Bogush
As Alex Wiley
Michael GladisMichael Gladis
As Curtis Wiley
Mariette HartleyMariette Hartley
As Elise Vogelson
Lex MedlinLex Medlin
As Chaplain Johnny Griffin
Vanessa RayVanessa Ray
As Cayce Robins
David FiglioliDavid Figlioli
As Building Manager
Ray ProsciaRay Proscia
As White Shoe Attorney
Marlon YoungMarlon Young
As Burt Hader
Pranidhi VarshneyPranidhi Varshney
As Nurse/Receptionist
Tacey AdamsTacey Adams
As Lissie Calhoun
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 Vogelsong mansion. Jane states that the mansion needs some repair work. Lisbon tells him that this place gives her the creeps and Jane agrees. They enter the mansion and Rigsby introduces Reggie Brooks, the security guard who called the in the body. Reggie tells them that he was doing his rounds, when the doctor called him and told him that the lady from the mansion is not answering his calls. He asked Reggie to check on the lady, Miss Elise Volgelsong. Reggie says that he noticed the foul smell the moment he entered and followed it to the library where he found the body. ..

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CreatorBruno Heller
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