TV Series | TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake, and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John", the madman who killed his wife and daughter.
Many of the main characters on The Mentalist were given names taken from characters or actors/actresses (or objects) in a TV Series created by Roy Huggins. These include Kimball, Wayne, Grace, Bret and Brett, Thomas, Hightower, and a waiter named Gerard.
There's no such thing as psychics.
In the episode "Red Flame", Jane and Tommy were talking about the book "Moby Dick". Tommy states that the whale died at the end. Moby Dick killed Ahab, but survived.