“Every Rose Has Its Thorn” feels like an episode from the beginning of the season, focusing on Jane and what’s going on inside his head. The episode brings up a classic temptress, played by Morena Baccarin, who Jane immediately sees through and vows to bring down.
Once again, we’re reminded of the lingering doubt in Jane’s mind as Lisbon describes his ideal woman–someone who’d love him despite this faults. These features could apply to Lisbon, but then Jane refers to this woman in the past tense–his wife–and we know how deep these feelings still run inside Jane.
On the other side, we see Rigsby finally go on a date with a woman involved in the case, and Owain Yeoman gets to use his real accent, which the team quickly shoots down.
Tags: the mentalist