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The Mentalist: Season Six "Red John: The Final Chapter"

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by astrohip, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. Dec 2, 2013 #181 of 357
    Alfer

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    I liked the idle TV show style threat the main FBI guy tossed out. Basically "If you mess up one time, I can have you tossed in prison just like that." Yeah yeah yeah...not gonna happen as we all know.
     
  2. Dec 2, 2013 #182 of 357
    john4200

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    I continue to be annoyed by the reactions of the characters to Abbott. They repeatedly fail to call the guy on his ridiculous crusade against Lisbon, Jane, and the team when there are surely many dirty cops out there to go after, probably even more dirty FBI agents. Jane et al. took out Red John, exposed a huge conspiracy in law enforcement including the head of the CBI and two FBI agents, and Abbott is going after the team who exposed these people? And they do not mention Abbott's astounding hypocrisy to him at all?
     
  3. Dec 2, 2013 #183 of 357
    hefe

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    Welcome to the world of television drama. ;)
     
  4. Dec 2, 2013 #184 of 357
    busyba

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    When Jane held the napkin up, saying "and these are my terms", the terms were completely readable on my screen. There was really nothing in those terms that were all that out there.

    The only thing in his terms that were in any way in conflict with the FBI terms was that on the napkin it said that "all charges were to be dropped", while the FBI terms involve some kind of federal parole.
     
  5. Dec 2, 2013 #185 of 357
    Rob Helmerichs

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    When he was doing the napkin thing, my thought was "He's giving them an easy way to get him back to the US to face charges without having to bother with extradition." Followed by, "He has to know that, and is up to something."

    So either Jane and the writers are smarter than they've let on so far (my theory, or at least my hope), or Jane and the writers are morons. :D
     
  6. Dec 2, 2013 #186 of 357
    BrettStah

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    I don't think Jane was too surprised when the woman showed up as an FBI agent. I think he's got a plan.
     
  7. Dec 2, 2013 #187 of 357
    GoPackGo

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    I think that the FBI guy turning down Jane's terms in spectacular fashion was actually one of Jane's terms. ;)
     
  8. Dec 2, 2013 #188 of 357
    john4200

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    The writers are morons, or think the viewers are.

    I do not see how an FBI agent could possibly have the authority to drop all charges against Jane. Perhaps all Federal charges (although I'm not sure even about that), but certainly he cannot decide to drop, for example, the murder charge(s) that would not be under Federal jurisdiction.
     
  9. Dec 2, 2013 #189 of 357
    john4200

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    Really? Some of the writing was barely legible to me, but I could sort of make it out if I squinted.

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    1. must work directly with teresa lisbon

    2. all criminal charges must be dropped

    3. transportation must be provided by FBI. airstream trailer model [cannot make out the rest]

    4. adequate supply of tea must be available at all times [something about types of tea]

    5. a workspace to my satisfaction will be provided [cannot make out, maybe something about a couch]

    6. in addition to salary all expenses of [something] including but not limited to travel [something] books and all other incidentals to be paid for by FBI.
     
  10. Dec 2, 2013 #190 of 357
    busyba

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    a) 55" screen

    2) In some frames it is much clearer than in others. I stepped through until I got a really clear shot.
     
  11. Dec 2, 2013 #191 of 357
    quintby

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    Not a single person has noted how VanPelt paid no attention whatsoever to her injured husband, bursting onto the scene with the sole intention of finishing the killing that had been botched. Why on earth would this story line of VanPelt becoming a computer whiz be drawn if not to set her up in a way that will end with her getting caught for having been the mole after she shifts to monitoring the FBI.
    VanPelt’s and her TV husband’s character will be leaving the show at the end of the season? Cho will become suspicious because he knows Grace, which will lead to the true end, when VanPelt returns to kill Jane, and her husband will instead return the favor which VanPelt visited upon her last boyfriend by killing her, his wife. THAT would be an ending
     
  12. Dec 2, 2013 #192 of 357
    quintby

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    There would be pathos for the little boy's loss of his stepmother but not of his real mother, which would have been too much.
     
  13. Dec 3, 2013 #193 of 357
    loubob57

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    I was not surprised by that, so I don't think Jane should be either. ;)
     
  14. Dec 3, 2013 #194 of 357
    Fahtrim

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    I actually quite enjoyed the reboot and look forward to Jane continuing to play his "handlers" while actually doing good work
     
  15. Dec 3, 2013 #195 of 357
    markz

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    Connersville...
    And to add to that.

    Instead of a lowly sheriff becoming a criminal mastermind, perhaps the criminal mastermind became a lowly sheriff to hide in plain sight.
     
  16. Dec 3, 2013 #196 of 357
    ClutchBrake

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    The biggest lame-o for me was the FBI operating with impunity in a non-extradition South American country. Right...
     
  17. Dec 3, 2013 #197 of 357
    MikeCC

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    Yeah. I agree strongly. Come on, how do you think you'd react, and the U.S. authorities would react, if you heard that some Venezuelan national policemen drew their weapons and arrested someone in downtown Chicago or Washington, DC?

    I'm sure the FBI handed the offenders over, but was the sale of that substance even illegal in whatever unnamed Latin American where Jane sought refuge?
     
  18. Dec 3, 2013 #198 of 357
    eddyj

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    They did not arrest anyone. They held them until the local police came and arrested them.

    And selling drugs is illegal almost everywhere.
     
  19. Dec 3, 2013 #199 of 357
    busyba

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    Although it's questionable as to whether or not it's legal for them to be armed or to use the threat of force to detain someone in that country.
     
  20. Dec 3, 2013 #200 of 357
    eddyj

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    Depends how much financial aid they get from the US. :D
     

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