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The Mentalist
Title Card
Genre Crime Procedural
Drama
Running Time 40-44 Minutes
Creator Bruno Heller
Starring See Cast below
Country of origin United States
Networks CBS
Original run September 23, 2008-
present
No. of Episodes 138
No. of Seasons 6

The Mentalist is an American crime procedural television series starring Simon Baker as Patrick Jane. The series debuted on September 23, 2008, on CBS.

Season 5 of The Mentalist features the show's 100th episode, entitled Red Dawn.

One of the show's characteristics is that each episode title (except for the Pilot)  contains a reference to the color Red. This changes after the Season 6 episode Red John with other colors referred to in the episode titles besides red (for example; black, grey, white, green, silver, etc).

Cast and CrewEdit

CastEdit

Character Portrayed
by
Seasons
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Patrick Jane Simon Baker
Main
Teresa Lisbon Robin Tunney
Main
Kimball Cho Tim Kang
Main
Wayne Rigsby Owain Yeoman
Main
Grace Van Pelt Amanda Righetti
Main
Dennis Abbott Rockmond Dunbar
Main
Kim Fischer Emily Swallow
Main
Joe Adler Jason Wylie
Main

Thomas McAllister/ Red John

Xander Berkeley
Guest
Recurring
Virgil Minelli Gregory Itzin
Recurring
Guest
Guest
J.J. LaRoche Pruitt Taylor Vince
Recurring
Guest
Recurring
Guest
Madeleine Hightower Aunjanue Ellis
Recurring
Guest
Gale Bertram Michael Gaston
Recurring
Bret Stiles Malcolm McDowell
Guest
Brett Partridge Jack Plotnick
Guest
Recurring
Guest
Ray Haffner Reed Diamond
Guest
Recurring
Kristina Frye Leslie Hope
Guest
Recurring
Guest
CBI Ron John Troy Donovan
Recurring
CBI Karl Karl Sonnenberg
Recurring

CrewEdit

Creator: Bruno Heller

Showrunner: Bruno Heller (season 1-6), Tom Szentgyorgyi (season 7-)

Executive Producers: Bruno Heller, Chris Long, Daniel Cerone, Eoghan Mahony, Tom Szentgyorgyi, Ashley Gable (past)

Co-executive Producer: Ken Woodruff, Chris Long, Eoghan Mahony, Tom Szentgyorgyi, Ashley Gable (past), Gary Glasberg (past), Andi Bushell, (past)

Producers: Erika Green Swafford, Simon Baker, Michael Weiss, Matthew Carlisle, Ken Woodruff, Charles Goldstein (past)

Production Manager: John Scherer, Leanne Moore (past)

Technical Advisor: Karl Sonnenberg

Composers: Blake Neely


US ratingsEdit

Season Episodes Timeslot (EST) Season Premiere Season Finale Rank Viewers

(million)

1 23 Tuesday 9:00 pm September 23, 2008 May 19, 2009 #6 17.52
2 23 Thursday 10:00 pm September 24, 2009 May 20, 2010 #10 15.37
3 24 Thursday 10:00 pm September 23, 2010 May 19, 2011 #9 15.24
4 24 Thursday 10:00 pm September 22, 2011 May 17, 2012 #12 14.57
5 22 Sunday 10:00 pm September 30, 2012 May 5, 2013 #24 11.82
6 22 Sunday 10:00 pm September 29, 2013 May 18, 2014 #26

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List of episodesEdit

DVD ReleaseEdit

See complete DVD series of The Mentalist
DVD Name # of
Episodes
U.S. Release Date
The Mentalist: The Complete First Season 23 September 22, 2009
The Mentalist: The Complete Second Season 23 September 21, 2010
The Mentalist: The Complete Third Season 24 September 20, 2011
The Mentalist: The Complete Fourth Season 24 September 18, 2012
The Mentalist: The Complete Fifth Season 22 September 17, 2013
The Mentalist: The Complete Sixth Season 22 September 30, 2014

External links Edit

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