The Mentalist

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  • TV-14
  • 2008
  • 7 Seasons
  • 8.2  (198,241)

The Mentalist is a captivating crime drama television series that aired on CBS from 2008 to 2015. The show's lead, Simon Baker, stars as Patrick Jane, a former psychic medium-turned-consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Jane uses his unique observational skills to help solve complex cases alongside his colleagues, including no-nonsense agent Teresa Lisbon (played by Robin Tunney), tech expert Kimball Cho (Tim Kang), rookie agent Wayne Rigsby (Owain Yeoman), and CBI lawyer Grace Van Pelt (Amanda Righetti).

Throughout the series, viewers are taken on a thrilling ride as Jane and the CBI team work to track down dangerous criminals and bring them to justice. The show's writers expertly weave together intriguing plot lines that keep audiences guessing until the very end, while the talented ensemble cast breathes life into each character and keeps viewers invested in their personal journeys.

One of the key factors that sets The Mentalist apart from other crime dramas is Patrick Jane's character. He's charming and likable, yet flawed and haunted by the traumatic events of his past. His complex personality keeps audiences engaged, as they watch Jane grapple with his inner demons while still doing his part to make the world a safer place.

The show's setting in California also adds a unique flavor to the series. From the sun-soaked beaches of Santa Barbara to the bustling streets of Sacramento, viewers get a glimpse into the Golden State's diverse landscape and culture. These locations also provide the perfect backdrop for intense action scenes and suspenseful chases.

Overall, The Mentalist is a thrilling and entertaining crime drama that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats from start to finish. With its talented cast, intricate plot lines, and stunning visuals, it's no wonder this show became a fan favorite over its seven seasons on the air. Fans of crime dramas and mystery thrillers will undoubtedly find themselves enamored with The Mentalist's unique blend of suspense, drama, and humor.

The Mentalist is a series that is currently running and has 7 seasons (151 episodes). The series first aired on September 23, 2008.

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 White Orchids
13. White Orchids
February 18, 2015
In the series finale, Lisbon and Jane plan to get married, but a killer's quest for revenge may destroy the happy ending they've worked so hard to achieve.
Brown Shag Carpet
12. Brown Shag Carpet
February 18, 2015
Jane pretends to be a psychic to catch a serial killer.
11. Byzantium
February 11, 2015
A young man claiming to have psychic powers assists the FBI in their investigation of a pair of murders, but when he leads them to additional victims, Jane and the team become suspicious of him.
Nothing Gold Can Stay
10. Nothing Gold Can Stay
February 4, 2015
Jane and the team are desperate to apprehend a deadly gang of armored car robbers before innocent people lose their lives.
Copper Bullet
9. Copper Bullet
January 28, 2015
Jane plots to protect Abbot's future when Abbott's old boss threatens his career.
The Whites of His Eyes
8. The Whites of His Eyes
January 21, 2015
Jane is concerned for Lisbon's safety when the team must protect the witness in a murder investigation from a veteran assassin.
Little Yellow House
7. Little Yellow House
January 14, 2015
A murder investigation becomes personal for Lisbon when her younger brother becomes a key witness.
Green Light
6. Green Light
January 7, 2015
The FBI is brought in to help after a botched DEA raid, but when Abbott's former boss tries to blackmail him into keeping the agency's mistakes quiet, he is faced with a moral dilemma.
The Silver Briefcase
5. The Silver Briefcase
December 28, 2014
A chance encounter with a military colonel makes Jane wonder if the soldier is hiding something.
Black Market
4. Black Market
December 21, 2014
The team investigates a murder that has connections to a counterfeit diamond operation.
Orange Blossom Ice Cream
3. Orange Blossom Ice Cream
December 14, 2014
Jane and Lisbon take a trip to Beirut where they are forced to work with Jane's familiar adversary, Erica Flynn, who agrees to help the FBI apprehend her boyfriend, a courier for terrorist organizations, in exchange for amnesty for her past crimes.
The Greybar Hotel
2. The Greybar Hotel
December 7, 2014
Lisbon goes undercover as a prison inmate to try and get a convict to turn on her boyfriend, who is the leader of a high-end car theft ring.
Nothing But Blue Skies
1. Nothing But Blue Skies
November 30, 2014
During the seventh and final season premiere, Jane and Lisbon keep their relationship a secret as they investigate the murder of an undercover agent.
Where to Watch The Mentalist
The Mentalist is available for streaming on the CBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Mentalist on demand at Max, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Amazon, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 23, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (198,241)