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The Mentalist: Red and Itchy

J.J. LaRoche personally requests Jane’s help when the mysterious container he’s been hiding for nine years is stolen from his home.

Source: CBS

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x21
Airdate: Sunday April 28th, 2013

Director: David Paymer
Writer: Daniel Cerone

Alternate Airdates:

UK (Channel 5) May 10, 2013
AU (Nine Network) Jul 14, 2013
DE (Sat. 1) Sep 23, 2013
ZA (M-Net) Nov 20, 2013
Hungary Apr 15, 2014


Guest Stars
Rebecca WisockyRebecca Wisocky
As Brenda Shettrick
Pruitt Taylor VincePruitt Taylor Vince
As J.J. LaRoche
Karl SonnenbergKarl Sonnenberg
As CBI Karl
Aimee-Lynn ChadwickAimee-Lynn Chadwick
As Sarah Parsons
Mike DoyleMike Doyle
As Mason Braverman
Meagen FayMeagen Fay
As Joanne Parsons
Meg FosterMeg Foster
As Judith Saynay
Dennis CockrumDennis Cockrum
As Cellmate
Lisa PesciaLisa Pescia
As Prison Administrator
Keith PillowKeith Pillow
As Forensic Pathologist
Mark DippolitoMark Dippolito
As Scott Saynay
Micah NelsonMicah Nelson
As Tupperware Boy
Michael RubenstoneMichael Rubenstone
As Tupperware Man
Main Cast
Simon BakerSimon Baker
As Patrick Jane
Robin TunneyRobin Tunney
As Teresa Lisbon
Tim KangTim Kang
As Kimball Cho
Owain YeomanOwain Yeoman
As Wayne Rigsby
Amanda RighettiAmanda Righetti
As Grace Van Pelt


The episode begins with Lisbon telling Jane about their new case. A dead body has been found in JJ La Rigsby tells them that JJ arrived home from NY and saw two masked intruders breaking into the safe. A gun fight ensued. One of the intruders is lying dead on the floor but the other escaped. It was too dark and JJ could not see much. Jane notices that the intruders broke the Hummel figurines. Rigsby tells them that there is no identification found on the victim. Roche’s house and JJ has specifically asked for Jane in on this case. They arrive at the crime scene. ..

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CreatorBruno Heller
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