'Mentalist's' Simon Baker: 'Is Red John the spine of the show?'

Since the beginning of CBS' crime drama "The Mentalist" - currently airing its sixth season on Sundays - faux psychic-turned-criminal investigator Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) has pursued Red John, the serial killer who murdered his wife and child before the story began.Jane's single-minded obsession with Red John has been the thing propelling him forward through his pain and grief. His quest for justice -- both in the pursuit of his hated foe and in his crime consulting work for the California Bureau of Investigation - has, in some ways, ameliorated his guilt over fleecing the gullible in his previous life.But having a single overriding goal could become a problem for Jane if he hasn't considered what his life will be about if that aim is reached. If he doesn't give this some serious thought, the end of the hunt could be the end of the line for Jane.Since the beginning of the season, the list...



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