The Mentalist

Red Scare - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: Lisbon and Jane enter the interrogation room to interview the wife of the murder victim. As Lisbon sits down she opens her notepad upside down. Next shot of her the notepad is right side up. Remaining shots of Lisbon shows the notepad upside down again.

Black Gold and Red Blood - S2-E6

Continuity mistake: S02E06 - Black Gold and Red Blood. Lisbon comes to visit Jane in prison. She brings him a muffin in a white paper bag. In shots facing Jane, the bag faces outward. In shots facing Lisbon, the bag faces towards the middle of the table.

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Red Menace - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: S02E04 - Red Menace. Jane is teaching the victim's son how to drive. His seat belt is alternatively fastened and unfastened.

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Code Red - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: Lisbon is telling the CDC agent that the scientist's death is a homicide. The agent has an ear piece in his left ear in close-up shots. In all other shots, the piece isn't in his ear.

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Show generally

Revealing mistake: Any time any character is driving a Suburban, or any other vehicle with a column mounted shift lever, the shifter is in park while they appear to be driving.

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Red Letter Day - S5-E19

Kimball Cho: What do you need?
Patrick Jane: Backup.
Kimball Cho: I don't like it when you say you need backup and nothing's happened yet.

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White Orchids - S7-E13

Trivia: The lakeside cabin Jane bought was shot on location at Disney's Golden Oak Ranch. It is called 'Cabin by the Lake'. Http://www.lamag.com/citythinkblog/scene-golden-oak-ranch-mentalist/.

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