Well, we saw many of that coming. The Mentalist deteriorate culmination offering up a little easily, may be as well easily, deciphered red herrings, though they were all small sideshow for what was entrance during a end. Don’t keep celebration of a mass unless we wish a 2011 deteriorate culmination as well as a strong predestine of a Red John tract marred for you. Still with us? Alright then. So it was essentially Van Pelt’s fiance who was Red John’s birth mark puppet inside of a bureau, that could have been seen a mile divided both for a startle worth as well as for a doorway it unexpected re-opens for a Van Pelt – Rigsby intrigue storyline. So they have him a bad guy, they kill him off, as well as it’s all neat as well as neat streamer in to subsequent deteriorate (although a awaiting of Van Pelt carrying to kill her own fiance inside of a second of guidance that he was a bad man was flattering chilling). But wait for for a notation now, since if during a progressing mall stage it occurred to we that “Hey, that man sitting during a list subsequent to Patrick Jane looks an horrible lot similar to Josh Lyman from a West Wing” afterwards we saw what had to come next. Because we don’t move upon actress with a form of Bradley Whitford usually to have him incidentally sitting subsequent to a table. Sure enough, in a last mins of a episode, it turns out Whitford’s impression had been following Jane all along. And once Jane does a bit of upon a mark investigator work as well as total out that a man sitting subsequent to him is in actuality Red John (or during slightest a designer who was pulling Van Pelt’s fiance’s strings), we knew a uncover was never utterly starting to be a same. After revelation to being Red John as well as divulgence sum about Jane’s family that usually their torpedo could as if know, a entirely damaged Jane stares helplessly during Red John as someone shoots Red John dead. But usually as we wait for for for a pullback stage to see that alternative expel part of arrived usually in time to take out a armed Red John, it turns out those bullet holes have been in front not behind – as well as certain enough, Jane had been stealing a gun in his slot a total time. So was that unequivocally Red John who Patrick Jane usually killed? We’ll find out, though positively no earlier than in a tumble – as well as may be longer than that. After all, a show’s large design has been formed around Jane’s office of Red John all along, so there will roughly positively be a little “was that unequivocally him?” hand-wringing subsequent season, if not from Jane himself afterwards from a probity complement that will positively deplane upon him. In a meant time viewers have been left with a shutting picture of a season, that saw Jane, after murdering Red John in a selling mall food court, quietly lay down as well as go upon celebration his tea prior to asking a waitress for a check. We’ll see if Jane’s self compensation during carrying avenged his family’s attempted murder in cold red blood stays total subsequent season. Here’s some-more upon The Mentalist .