Tonight on CBS THE MENTALIST returns with a brand new show. On tonight’s episode called, “Il Tavolo Bianco” the grand jury is convened to review Red John’s murder and determine if Jane should be tried. Meanwhile, Lisbon wonders what Jane’s reaction would be if she relocated with Agent Pike; and Cho and Abbot track some new leads in the human-smuggling ring.
On last week’s episode a chance encounter with a suspicious-looking individual lead Jane and Lisbon to uncover a vast human smuggling ring. Meanwhile, Lisbon remained tempted by Pike’s offer to move to D.C. with him. Did you watch last week’s episode? If you missed it we have a full and detailed recap, right here for you.
On tonight’s episode Jane’s freedom is at stake when a grand jury is empanelled to decide if he should be tried for the murder of Red John. Meanwhile, Lisbon tries to find out how Jane feels about the possibility of her leaving Austin with Agent Pike, and Cho and Abbott follow new leads in the human smuggling ring they recently uncovered,
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Patrick is walking in HQ with two cups of coffee, he hands a cup to Teresa; Patrick asks if she’s decided whether she’s going to D.C. with Pike. He says he doesn’t want her to go because she’ll end up bored; a man walks in and says that he’s going to arrest Patrick. An arrest warrant was made for Patrick when he killed Red John, a woman is asking what Teresa and Kim are doing having Patrick on their team when they were supposed to arrest him. The woman asks if Patrick told Teresa that he kill McAllister, the woman asks if Teresa is trying to protect Patrick; Teresa replies with telling to go to hell.4
Cho shows Abbot where they found Daniela who was separated from the group of kidnapped woman, he then leads Abbot into the house and shows the room that the entire woman were staying in together. Abbot asks if Cho found useful information from the girls, Cho mentions the name of man that they all talked about who was called Jessie. Teresa and Kim talk to Abbot about Patrick, it turns out that it was a jury scam; Patrick is fine for the moment. Abbott shows Teresa and Kim, Jon Ricardo a man who is believed to kill another man named Elijah. Cho is sitting outside of the home where the girls were staying in, Cho looks around the room one last time with his gun in his hand.
Cho finds Daniela inside the room, it turns out that she released herself from the hospital. Daniela is looking for her sister, Cho says that he’s trying his best. Daniela now knows that her sister ws in the house, since her tag is on the wall. Daniela knows that her sister was here, Cho walks up to her and tells her that they will find her. Patrick is asking what Kim and Teresa told the jury; she tells him to read the transcripts. Teresa is angry that Patrick didn’t tell her that it was all a scam with the jury. Pike appears and Teresa is ready to go eat lunch, Pike says that Patrick did the right thing and did what any other father would do. Abbot asks Patrick if he’s letting Teresa go, Patrick says he isn’t and Abbot walks away. Patrick in the jury room, he needs to explain what he was doing at the date and time of the murder. She asks if he recalls the day of McAlister’s death, Patrick says he does and that he was chasing him for eight years. Patrick is trying to create a narrative of events with all the people in the room, by the look of people’s faces. Patrick ends up making conversation with the entire jury instead of asking questions. The woman gets angry and tells him not to run her courtroom.
Patrick says that no one in that courtroom is suspicious, Patrick then says that the woman wouldn’t believe the murder happened if there was no evidence; he wants to prove that Jon Ricardo is the murderer; they will need to find evidence of this of course. Abbot asks for Teresa to go and take this case on with Patrick. Patrick finds Daniela looking at photos of traffickers, Cho walks back in and sits down; it turns out that the girls have hearts drawn on their hands only the “special” ones. It turns out that the girls had to have a blood test; Cho believes that the heart mark has something to do with the blood test. Daniela throws everything on the desk off in anger, Cho tells her it isn’t her fault; but Daniela blames herself for what has happened to her sister Amy.
Cho walks in and tells Abbot that they took blood tests from all of the girls; he even went through all the evidence in the room and found the blood tests. Abbot tells Cho not to get Daniela’s hopes up too high in finding her sister. Patrick and Teresa are eating at a restaurant; they are seated for their special evening. The waiter says that every night with Patrick at the restaurant is a special one, Teresa apologizes for over reacting about the jury. Teresa says that Patrick knows everything she’s going to do, and that she’ll try to surprise him one day.
Patrick says that she’s too predictable. Patrick asks if Jon Ricardo ever eats at the restaurant, the waiter acted a little weird while denying it. Wiley shows all the physical evidence from the murder scene, if they I.D. the trigger man they could catch Ricardo. Patrick wants to go the more interesting way to find Ricardo responsible for the murder, Wiley hands him a coat which was the least unsuspecting piece of evidence. Patrick wants Wiley to find out if the coat belonged to the victim or not. Kim goes to talk to a woman named Masey, talking about her son. The woman invites Kim in, she talks about how hard it is to raise a son alone and keep up with him.
She says it wasn’t until Elijah was taken away that she realized how important he was to hear, that he was a quizzical child you loved to build things and even created his own business in college. Kim asks the woman if the coat is Elijah’s, she returns and says that Elijah was allergic to wool and the coat was a hundred percent wool and he wouldn’t wear something like it. Patrick needs to get Ricardo to put a hit out on himself in order to solve the case.
Patrick is at a club with Kim, looks like he’s going to try and catch Ricardo’s attention. Patrick has found Ricardo, Kim wonders how Patrick is going to get a hit on him in one night. Patrick needs to take something that belongs to him; he plans on taking the girl next to him. Patrick makes his move; he bumps into the girl by mistake and apologizes. Patrick’s plan is going as planned; he finds her “lost” bracelet easily. Patrick is hitting on Brandy with ease, he’s just too smooth. Pike and Teresa are watching Casa Blanca, Pike asks Teresa what’s going on because she’s acting strange.
Teresa doesn’t want to talk about it at the moment, Pike just wants to say that he knows that moving to D.C. is a big thing and that it could raise issues she’s not comfortable in talking about. He says that he’s willing to wait and that she just needs to let him know when she makes a decision. They continue watching Casa Blanca, but end up switching to a baseball game. Patrick is dancing with Brandy; Ricardo notices and makes his way towards them. Brandy says there’s nothing to worry about, Ricardo tells Patrick to leave.
Patrick says that he wants to have fun with Brandy; he then gets up on a table saying that Ricardo is a drug dealer. Patrick says he’ll be physically assaulted now or right when he leaves the club, he then runs out of there. Ricardo says to his henchman to reserve a table at the restaurant Patrick and Teresa ate at. Cho and Wiley are now asking the company that made the blood test kits; Wiley walks in and finds a bow and arrow on a box. Cho wants a list of the names of people who bought the blood test kits. Ricardo and Brandy are eating at their usual table. Ricardo goes and sits in his normal place with Brandy, Ricardo orders for himself and Brandy. The old man who was a waiter at the restaurant left and is now walking up to a house holding a brown coat, he walk behind an apartment building and asks for a man named Paul.
Paul tells him to drop it on the ground and come close to him, Paul hands the old man a knife and says that he knows what to do. The old man cuts the jacket and money is inside of it, the FBI arrives at the scene of the crime. Patrick says that this is how they sent out the hits; he puts the targets name in the targets pocket.
Ricardo and Brandy are eating in the restaurant, but Patrick interrupts them with wearing the coat that was used to have the hit on him; Ricardo ends up choking due to shock and Patrick saves him. Brandy thanks Patrick. Patrick walks into HQ, Abbot asks if he heard the news; it seems that the jury decided not to arrest him. Kim talks to Lidia the woman who was the head of the court, looks like the woman is going to be arrested; because she spoke to Ricardo and was paid to say that he wasn’t guilty for the death of Elijah.
Abbot tells the old waiter that they will let him go if they answer honestly, he tells them that Ricardo threatened to kill him. He testifies and says that he won’t leave his house or restaurant, so that his family won’t get hurt; he’ll stay out in the open and wait for Ricardo’s revenge. Patrick tells him that he is very admirable and brave. Wiley hands Cho papers that show the last date of purchase of the blood testing kits, he thinks he’s found a lead. Abbot and Cho arrive at the place where their lead has led them, they find a door, but it’s locked so they decide to find another way in. Cho and Abbot break into the structure and look around with their guns raised. Cho hears something, it’s the sound of a generator; they decide to enter the room. They find a room that looks like a surgical room; they go into the back and open the door which contains the humming sound.
They find corpses inside the freezer room, the body was cut open and they took the heart. They are killing the girls for their organs. Patrick arrives at Teresa’s house, Pike opens the door though; Pike calls for Teresa to come to the door. Patrick hands her cannoli, she knows that this isn’t why he really came here. Patrick says that he’s been thinking about her lately, he wants her to be happy and to make her decision based on that. Patrick then walks away, Teresa begins to cry a bit and goes back into her home.