The Mentalist “Red Shirt” Review

In this episode of The Mentalist, titled "Red Shirt", the CBI team is on the lookout for a murder. Only the murderer didn’t kill the person they thought they killed. When the "dead" guy, a famous football playernamed Doc, shows up alive and well in his apartment, they realize that it was his assistant who died in his place. Anyone who’s ever watched Star Trek knows that poor Jake (the assistant) was the "red shirt."

Once they realize Doc is alive, Jane of course makes everyone pretend that he’s still dead so they can track down the killer. At first Doc enjoys all of the attention, but soon he starts to see what people really think of him and suddenly it’s not so much fun anymore. Read More...


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