The Mentalist: Season 1 Episode 14: "Crimson Casanova"

Jane and his team are called in to investigate the murder of a millionaire's wife, Claire Wolcott, who was shot following a sexual rendezvous with her lover, a local pick-up artist, Paul Fricke, who survived.

Paul has spent years honing the art of picking up women, creating his own pseudo-mentalist techniques, and using them to seduce women into giving him thousands of dollars. It is discovered that on the night of Claire's murder, Paul escaped wounded and met a single woman doctor in the parking lot and ended up spending the night with her!

While evidence suggests Claire's controlling husband knew of the affair, giving him motive, the list of suspects grows after the team interrogates a plethora of local women Paul has scorned, making them realize that maybe Claire was not the intended target.

In the end, Cho goes undercover, and with Jane's expert help, he masterfully employs some of Paul's pick-up techniques to catch the killer - not one of Paul's exes, but someone who's been watching him play women night after night.

At the end of the episode, Jane turns down the opportunity to have drinks with some beautiful women by claiming he is married.


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