THE MENTALIST “Blinking Red Light” Review

THE MENTALIST "Blinking Red Light" Season 4 Episode 7 – Here’s another one of these reviews where I had to basically chuck everything I had already written while the episode was airing (I take notes while I watch, with my laptop on my lap). Why, you ask? Because all my notes about how Jane was facing down a serial killer almost as smart as he was and about how much I enjoyed Simon Baker’s work as the director of this one (which I did, I thought he set a mood really well) – all of that stuff was rendered completely pointless in the last five minutes.

When Jane and Panzer were facing off on the news cast, I just thought that we were seeing a fantastic moment between two very well-matched individuals. Panzer was not a man to be taken lightly and seemed to be one step ahead of Jane at every turn. Looking at the clock and seeing how close we were to the end of the episode, I started to wonder if maybe Panzer was going to win by escaping and becoming the next killer that Jane would have to chase for years to come. Read More...


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