Meet the new Jane, same as the old Jane?
It's been three months that Patrick Jane's (Simon Baker) been in (isolated) detention on The Mentalist — during which time he apparently couldn't find a decent razor — and Abbott (Rockmond Dunbar) and Fisher (Emily Swallow) are growing impatient, champing at the bit to have Jane join their ranks at the FBI. But there's only one problem: he won't work for them unless all his demands are met, and Lisbon (Robin Tunney) is the final holdout. Fisher takes a trip to Washington to personally recruit Lisbon, who's getting increasingly frustrated with the office politics at her desk job, and convinces her to at least hear Jane out.
[Warning: This article contains major spoilers from Sunday's episode of The Mentalist. Read at your own risk!]
Amanda Righetti has spoken out for the first time since reports surfaced that she was exiting The Mentalist.
"I feel like the time is probably right," Righetti, who plays Van Pelt on the CBS drama, told TVLine. "It's the end of one thing but the beginning of something new."
Patrick Jane isn't the only person who's eager to bring his decade-long hunt for Red John to a close on The Mentalist. Simon Baker says the conclusion of the story line, after Sunday's final showdown, is a relief for him as well.
"This last five, six months that we've been working on the show, it's been really exciting for me," Baker said on a conference call this week. "It's felt like I've had the sort of enthusiasm that I had in the first season because it's new and fresh from week to week and it's going somewhere. Sometimes the frustration for me as an actor is that we're not going anywhere, not moving forward. In this, we're definitely going somewhere, and the stakes are high and it gives me something to do that I can really get my teeth into."
[Warning: This article contains major spoilers about Sunday's episode of The Mentalist. Read at your own risk!]
After a 10-year hunt, The Mentalist's Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) finally knows who killed his wife and daughter. Or does he?