'The Mentalist' creator talks Red John's reveal and what's next for Jane

After five-plus seasons of "The Mentalist," Patrick Jane will finally catch up with Red John, the serial killer who murdered his family, in Sunday's (Nov. 24) episode.That raises a couple of big questions, the first of which is what happens then? And then, what happens next? If Jane (Simon Baker) achieves his goal of killing Red John, where does he -- and where does the show -- go from there?Series creator Bruno Heller is obviously not answering the first question before the episode airs. As for the second one, he says he's happy with the direction the show takes afterward."It felt very much to all of us like that chapter of the story was done," Heller said earlier this week on a conference call with reporters. "Frankly, I think the great asset and value of the show is in Baker's head and what he does. Red John never even appears as a character, physically, until...



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