The Mentalist

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When mentalist Patrick Jane insults a vengeful serial killer, Red John, his loved ones are brutally killed. Faced with the horrifying consequences of misusing his gift for observation and misdirection, Jane lends his skills to the California Bureau of Investigation, all the while hoping that his connections within the CBI will give him the opportunity to track down and revenge himself upon Red John.


  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
  • Rating: 8.7 (339 votes)
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Status: Ended
  • Years: 2008 - 2014
  • Episodes per season: 24
  • Network: CBS


The Mentalist - season 1

Season 1 (2008)

Rating: 7.6
The Mentalist - season 2

Season 2 (2009)

Rating: 7.5
The Mentalist - season 3

Season 3 (2010)

Rating: 7.7
The Mentalist - season 4

Season 4 (2011)

Rating: 7.7
The Mentalist - season 5

Season 5 (2012)

Rating: 7.7
The Mentalist - season 6

Season 6 (2013)

Rating: 7.6
The Mentalist - season 7

Season 7 (2014)

Rating: 7.3

Characters and Actors

Simon Baker as Patrick Jane in The Mentalist

Patrick Jane

Actor: Simon Baker
Robin Tunney as Teresa Lisbon in The Mentalist

Teresa Lisbon

Actor: Robin Tunney
Also in: Prison Break
Tim Kang as Kimball Cho in The Mentalist

Kimball Cho

Actor: Tim Kang
Joe Adler as Jason Wylie in The Mentalist

Jason Wylie

Actor: Joe Adler
Also in: Grey's Anatomy
Josie Loren as Michelle Vega in The Mentalist

Michelle Vega

Actor: Josie Loren
Rockmond Dunbar as Dennis Abbott in The Mentalist

Dennis Abbott

Actor: Rockmond Dunbar
Also in: Sons of Anarchy, The Path, Prison Break
Amanda Righetti as Grace van Pelt in The Mentalist

Grace van Pelt

Actor: Amanda Righetti
Also in: The O.C., Colony
Owain Yeoman as Wayne Rigsby in The Mentalist

Wayne Rigsby

Actor: Owain Yeoman
Also in: TURN: Washington's Spies
Emily Swallow as Kim Fischer in The Mentalist

Kim Fischer

Actor: Emily Swallow
Also in: Supernatural, How to Get Away with Murder
Michael Gaston as Gale Bertram in The Mentalist

Gale Bertram

Actor: Michael Gaston
Also in: The Leftovers, The Man in the High Castle
Pruitt Taylor Vince as J.J. LaRoche in The Mentalist

J.J. LaRoche

Actor: Pruitt Taylor Vince
Aunjanue Ellis as Madeleine Hightower in The Mentalist

Madeleine Hightower

Actor: Aunjanue Ellis
Also in: Quantico
Gregory Itzin as Virgil Minelli in The Mentalist

Virgil Minelli

Actor: Gregory Itzin
Also in: 24
Terry Kinney as Sam Bosco in The Mentalist

Sam Bosco

Actor: Terry Kinney
Also in: Oz