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Patrick Jane In The Mentalist

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The Mentalist tells the story of Patrick Jane, an independent consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI), who has a remarkable track record for solving serious crimes by using his razor sharp skills of observation. He also makes frequent use of his mentalist abilities to lead witnesses or offenders into offering the actual facts of the case, as known only to them.
Within the Bureau, Patrick Jane is notorious for his blatant lack of protocol and his semi-celebrity past as a psychic medium, whose paranormal abilities he now admits he feigned. Patrick Jane's role in cracking a series of tough high-profile cases is greatly valued by his fellow agents.
However, no-nonsense Senior Agent Teresa Lisbon openly resists having Patrick Jane in her unit and alternates between
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Patrick Jane is a complicated man. He bends right and wrong to fit his will, and is always above the law, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have a healthy dose of respect for the rules as well. Many people often mistake his arrogance for a bad character trait, but it's really just masking a lot of pain and insecurities. Of course, that doesn't make him any easier to like, and he is definitely an acquired taste, but over the course of seven seasons, I grew quite fond of his character. Amidst all of his crazy antics, there was one specific moment that made me love Patrick Jane. It's not a giant series-defining moment overall. I've always loved the many layers that his character had, and how he never did exactly what you thought he would. He always had his own code of honor that he stuck to no matter what — especially when it came to the ones he loved. Especially when it came to avenging the murder of his wife and child. Especially when it came to this
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