In Sutter Valley, Ca., a man is found dead from blunt force trauma to the head. Before the team can really dive into the investigation, however, Jane is arrested by Bosco for bugging the agent's office.
Bosco tells Jane he won't press charges if he will step down as a consultant to the CBI, but Jane decides he won't step down and would rather face Bosco in court. Because it is the weekend, however, Jane can't post bail for three days and must spend those days in the county lock-up.
Although he plays tough, after talking with his cell mate on the first night, Jane starts to really regret going to the prison. The next morning at common hours he uses his suave mentalist skills to both confuse and impress the other inmates, keeping his skin safe for a little while longer.
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