The Mentalist s07e11 Episode Script


Previously on The Mentalist: I can't do this anymore.
I can't watch you do this work.
That could have been you in that coffin.
You can't keep pulling me from the path of oncoming trains.
I'm leaving.
I have to go.
- But why Greece? - It's the cradle of civilization.
Yeah, like 3000 years ago.
What have they done for us lately? Okay, so where should I go? You You should stay.
Study abroad is overrated.
What? Is somebody out there? Don't even joke about that.
Donnie Please.
Morning, Lisbon.
Cho, this is Park Ranger Jill Ayres.
She was the first person on the crime scene.
- Glad to have the FBI's help.
- Happy to be here.
- Who found them? - I did.
I was doing my rounds.
I saw the tire tracks going off the side.
- Any idea what they were doing? - Nice view from the hill.
Kids come out here to park.
Techs found 9 mm casings at the top of the hill next to the tracks.
The shooting took place up there.
They go the wrong way and end up here.
- She try to run? - There are drag marks from the car to the body.
The killer moved her.
Maybe he was searching for something.
Maybe the killer tried to take the body, realized it wasn't gonna happen.
- But why move her at all? - That's a good question.
- Thank you, ranger.
We'll be in touch.
- You bet.
Vultures are here.
We could use Jane's read.
It's been a week.
Haven't heard from him? No.
No, not since the funeral.
Abbott's starting to prep his move D.
We're shorthanded.
We need to close this.
Now's not the time for one of his disappearing acts.
- You want me to call him? - No.
I'll call him.
Wylie's doing background checks on Donnie and Megan.
We can't seem to find any reason somebody would want them dead.
They seem like nice college kids.
Sometimes national parks are used by drug cultivators.
Maybe these kids were at the wrong place at the wrong time.
Got a contact in the park rangers.
I can ask her to come.
- Anything come back from forensics? - They were both killed with the same 9 mm.
No hits from ballistics.
- Autopsy turned up something.
- What? Donnie and Megan were missing a fingernail.
- They didn't lose it in the crash? - M.
Thinks they were pulled out.
Add that to Megan's body being moved and this case is starting to feel pretty strange.
Good work.
So no word from Jane, huh? He's not returning my calls.
I know you two are working something out.
But these murders are news.
We need Jane.
I'm handling it.
- Afternoon, officer.
- Are you the registered owner of this vehicle? - I am.
- May I see your license, please? Sure.
- So you are Patrick Jane.
- All day, every day, unfortunately.
Step out of the vehicle.
- Hands up.
- All right.
Sir, you have a warrant out for your arrest in Austin, Texas.
- What's the charge? - Failure to appear.
Ah, yeah.
That's funny.
- Thanks for coming in.
- Glad to.
- Have a seat.
- Nice office.
I don't get a lot of air conditioning.
- Anything in the park we should know about? - Like what? Something they may have seen that somebody didn't want them to? A drug operation? We did a major sweep of the park a few months ago.
Cleaned it out.
We've been finding deer in the forest.
Just the back strap cut out.
- Any idea who's behind it? - Best bet's a couple fellas with a shack outside the park.
The Whitmer brothers.
Marcus Whitmer's on probation for aggravated assault.
Yeah, it looks fresh.
- What the hell is this? - FBI.
Put the knife down, sir.
- Put the gun on the ground.
Do it now.
- It's all right.
Do what he says, Marcus.
Do it now! Hey.
Turn over.
- Agent Cho.
- Cuff him.
I didn't know you were the law.
I wasn't going to shoot you.
Damn near busted my ribs.
Get up.
You know if Donnie and Megan were planning to meet with anyone when they left the dorm? Of course, it's just something we have to ask.
If you think of anything or hear anything, please give us a call.
Thank you.
Excuse me.
Can I help you? My name's Ree Osbourne.
I'm here about the two that were shot.
The two in the forest.
- Do you have information about the case? - No, I don't.
My brother does.
- That's your brother? - Yeah.
I'm Agent Wylie.
What do you know about the murders? He's shy.
I had to drag him over here.
He doesn't like talking.
But I told him he had to say what he saw.
He witnessed the crime? No.
He didn't witness it.
He saw it in his head.
- You mean he's a psychic? - Yeah.
Come over here.
Tell this man what you have to say.
He's loud.
I'm loud? The crying is loud.
I hear you crying inside.
- What're you talking about? - I'm so sorry.
See, I don't think my brother's a psychic.
I know he's a psychic.
Can you please come with me? The poachers were out hunting wild boar 12 hours away last night.
There's a liquor store clerk that confirms their story.
They got back just before Cho arrived.
Well, we're not getting anything from friends or family.
- They sound like regular college kids.
- We've got the UT campus covered.
We've talked to friends, classmates, professors.
Come in.
You got something? I have a guy who's saying things about the murders.
What is he saying, Wylie? - He's a psychic.
- Oh, come on.
I don't know how to explain it.
Talk to him.
You're leaving.
Excuse me? - You're moving on.
You're going to a new place.
- Yeah.
Eager to go.
You have doubts inside.
You haven't told anybody.
Everybody has doubt when they're going through a change in their life.
Tell us what you know about the murders of Donald Putnam and Megan Brooks.
The killer, he wanted to take them with him.
He wanted them.
But he couldn't.
Took a piece of them instead.
I didn't say that would be helpful.
I only said it would be true.
How do you know about this? Six months ago, I spoke to a man.
He had so much wrongness in him I could hardly look at him.
It was like staring at the sun.
I've been waiting ever since for something like this to happen.
- Who was he? - I don't know.
What did he look like? He was a man.
He was white.
Sorry, I'm not good with faces.
I only see what's inside.
So he met the killer, but he can't remember a single detail about him.
I agree.
But he knew about the bodies being moved and the fingernails.
- Which we already knew.
- None of those details are public.
Maybe he's friends with the crime tech.
Maybe he's the killer.
He marched in here and dangled himself right in front of us? It's more likely than him being an actual honest-to-God psychic.
What makes you so sure? Years of experience.
What were you doing in Arizona? - I went to the Grand Canyon.
- The Grand Canyon.
- Have you been? - No.
I hear it's big.
How's the tea? Hot.
Thank you.
I would have mailed you your cup, but I didn't know where you were.
- But you knew I'd be back.
- No, I didn't.
I can't read minds.
The first time I called you, I thought, "Missed my call.
" Second time, I thought, "He's busy.
He'll call me back.
" The third time, I thought, "He's dead.
He is dead in a ditch on the side of the road.
" I didn't mean to scare you.
- Well, you did scare me.
- I'm sorry.
I'm working through something and I just need space to think.
I can't soldier on like you, Lisbon.
We're all upset.
I can't just run away from my work here.
This job is too important to me.
Yeah, I understand.
What can I do for you to help you figure things out? - Just tell me.
- Time.
I just need some time.
Time's good.
I can give you time.
- I just need one thing from you.
- What's that? - Don't ignore my phone calls.
- Okay.
That's fair.
All right.
Welcome back.
Not back.
Just stopping by.
I figured.
Do you have a minute? I was wondering if you would take a look at someone.
- Abbott, I'm - Jane, you would find him very interesting.
Gabriel, can I have a moment of your time? Patrick Jane with the FBI.
I want to ask a few questions.
- You're an FBI agent? - He is not.
He's right.
You knew that because you're psychic? I knew that because I'm not stupid.
You knew because of the way I dress, my posture the way I cut my hair.
Any number of things.
What do you want from me? I'm a student of the form.
Just wanted to shake your hand.
You think I'm a fraud? I don't think you're a fraud.
You are a fraud.
You might be looking at your reflection in a mirror.
- Then make a prediction for me.
- So you can mock it? Maybe.
There's a thing inside you.
It's eating you.
A thing that's lingered in your mind for many years.
It's called the human condition.
- You'll be cured.
- Wonderful.
- The cure will come with the number three.
- Three.
That's it? I could embellish it.
That'd be a lie.
Number three.
You'll know it when you see it.
Thanks for your time.
So what do you think? Well, he's obviously not a real psychic.
But he knows what he's doing.
He's very smart, very controlled.
Either that or he's an insane killer.
I'd keep an eye on him.
Will do.
- Did you find anything in his background? - Clean criminal record.
Austin born and raised, former used bookstore clerk, currently unemployed.
- Does he have an alibi for the murders? - Wylie checked.
No alibi.
Well, if he isn't our killer, maybe he's plugged into the murders in a way we don't understand.
- We should put a tail on him.
- Yeah.
You do that.
One more thing.
Ranger Ayres told me about your encounter with the poachers.
She said that you came on a little strong with one of them.
- Was that what happened? - He caught me by surprise.
I was a little aggressive.
Won't happen again.
- Is there anything else going on? - Like what? Well We're all still feeling Vega's death.
I know I am.
Did the Army assign you a counselor when you left? They did.
Might be time to get in touch with him again.
It's good to talk to someone.
- It's helping me.
- I'll think about it.
Anything else? Nope.
That's it.
No problem.
Cho? Yeah? Can I come with you? It's just that I know you're shorthanded and I thought maybe I could be useful.
- When was the last time you shot your weapon? - Couple days ago.
I stay current.
All right.
- Get some dinner.
Be ready in an hour.
- Okay.
Closing time.
I'm kicking you out.
Oh, come on.
I have a free game, here.
Tell you what.
You bring me that case of beer and put it over there and I'll let you play your free game.
You got it.
My pleasure.
- Arlene.
- How do you know my name starts with an "A"? Because a person with the initials A.
Has all the high scores on that machine over there.
- Something to pass the time on quiet nights.
- Yep.
Likes to play pinball instead of wiping down the beer cooler.
That's a very clever trick.
Well, it's not rocket surgery.
Looks like you have three free games.
That's what I'm talking about.
He thinks he's gonna impress me with three.
How's that now? Three's meaningful to you.
It is.
How'd you know? Well, because three is meaningful to everyone.
I say three and you're impressed because you have three kids.
- Wait now.
- How do you know I have three kids? - I don't.
I was guessing.
That's what I mean.
I'm gonna Don't worry about that.
I'm gonna settle my account.
How much do I owe? - You paid already.
- Did I leave you a tip? - Yeah.
- Was it a good tip? - Yeah.
- Well, that's nice.
Hey, whoa.
Just sleep it off on the couch in the back.
Keys will be there in the morning.
Coffee and aspirin too.
Well, that's a very generous offer, Adriana.
Thank you.
- Mm-mm.
- Nope.
But I think I'm gonna walk it off.
I need to clear my head.
Suit yourself.
Thank you.
Thank you very much, Amber.
Are you sure you're not psychic? That is the one thing I'm very sure I am not.
- Good night.
- Good night.
I feel like this is a job that will be replaced by robots someday.
Someday soon.
- This is being in the field.
It's not all action.
- Right.
Is this any good? It's Dostoyevsky.
Is that good or bad? Okay.
Oh, come on.
Who's that? Neighbor.
Five doors down.
- What are they doing? - Talking.
- Should we write that down? - No.
So I bet Vega was pretty good at all this stuff, right? Yeah, she was.
Thought so.
If you want to be here, I can show you the ropes.
Do it because you want to, not because you miss her.
I'm just tired of being back in the office when you could use me out here.
I'm ready.
Stay here.
Watch the house.
Excuse me, ma'am? - I'm Agent Cho.
- Whoa, okay.
What's going on? I have questions about your neighbor Gabriel Osbourne.
What were you talking about? - Nothing.
- Three minutes talking about nothing? I asked him if I was gonna find love.
I have a date tonight.
- You go to Gabriel often? - I know how it sounds.
It's crazy.
I know.
But I used to date this guy and Gabriel told me he was married.
He had never met him.
He just knew.
I don't believe in psychics.
But I believe in Gabriel.
- Hang tight.
It's gonna be okay.
- What happened? - I don't know.
He just collapsed.
- I'll call an ambulance.
- You.
- Yeah? She says she's okay.
- She says she's okay.
- Who are you talking about? The pain is all gone.
She says she's okay.
You don't got to be sad anymore.
- Are you talking about Michelle? - What's going on? What? It's red clay.
It's white bones.
They're wrapped in red clay.
Did you get an update from the hospital on Gabriel's condition? He refused to go.
He doesn't trust doctors.
- He needs to see a doctor.
- Yeah.
We tried.
You working on a new lead? This is where Donnie and Megan were killed.
- But this area is interesting.
- What about it? This area is known for its red clay deposits.
It's less than a mile from the murder scene.
- Okay.
- Gabriel said something.
He had a vision after his seizure.
He said something about white bones in red clay.
Wylie, you know Gabriel's not a real psychic.
I think we should look into this area.
We can't go on a wild goose chase because of something Gabriel said.
- You okay? - Yeah.
- You sure? - Yeah.
I'm fine.
This isn't about Vega, okay? This is about a real lead.
- It wouldn't hurt to look, would it? - All right.
We'll look into it.
- So what do you think? - Ugh, ground's tough.
Don't know what you expect to find.
It's a shot in the dark, but can't hurt to take a look.
We'll go up and back, up and back, until we cover the area.
If Nicky smells something, he'll bark twice like this.
What did Gabriel say to you? - He said, "White bones wrapped in red clay.
" - I know that.
What else? What did he say to make you believe in him? He said, "She's okay.
" - Who? - Michelle.
She's okay.
Wherever she is, she's okay.
- And he knew where she was shot.
- Vega's death was on the news.
It's no secret.
- It didn't feel like that.
- He's not a real psychic, Wylie.
You can't know that.
You can't know that for sure.
Jane, I'm glad I could find you.
I'm trying to be more findable these days.
We're running a ghost ship right now.
We need you.
Are you ready to come in? Uh, yeah.
I think I can do that.
- Are you nearby? - Well, to be honest I have no idea where I am.
I know I missed your call last night.
I I didn't mean to.
I'm sorry.
- What're you doing here? - I'm back.
What does that mean exactly? You're back? It means I'm figuring stuff out.
I'm figuring it out.
It's good to see you.
It's good to see you too.
What's going on here? You came just in time.
Come on.
So I see.
We're looking for a serial killer.
Five victims.
All killed using the same gun that killed Donnie Putnam and Megan Brooks.
They were all killed in the past year.
They all had their fingernails removed.
We're looking for a serial killer.
- The first three victims had no IDs on them.
That, and the way they were dressed, leads me to believe they were homeless or drifters.
Victims four and five were foreign exchange students reported missing two months ago.
Megan and Donnie brings the number of victims to seven.
We'll consult with the profilers at Quantico.
Help expand the search and see if there's any consistent patterns with the other victims.
- The media? - We'll sit on it.
Gabriel Osbourne took us to a field that had five bodies buried in it.
- Lf he didn't do it, he knows who did.
- All right.
I'll bring him in.
He won't ever admit it, but he's in pain.
It's like you met him.
You're not here just to talk.
- You want me to go with you.
- That's right.
- Are you arresting me? - If that's how you want it.
Gabriel, is everything all right? Call my sister.
I heard you had a spell.
How you feeling now? Fine.
A bit tired, but I'm okay.
There's something different about you from last time.
You look lighter.
Less conflicted.
Number three.
You saw it.
You found an answer, huh? The number three is incredibly common, Gabriel.
We see it everywhere.
Red clay, a little rarer but, uh, not much.
I didn't want to be right.
Of course you did.
I don't want to see these things.
Okay? I don't ask for these visions.
Yeah, visions are a real drag.
I know how you feel.
You can't know how I feel.
I used to be you, Gabriel.
What is that supposed to mean? You spent a year of your childhood with an illness.
That's when you learned to love to read.
You used to play piano, but you didn't like it so you quit.
You're not half as unsure of yourself as you pretend to be.
Who told you all that? - My sister? - Nobody.
No one.
You're lying.
And you don't have visions.
No, I don't have visions, and neither do you, Gabriel.
- Why are you playing games with me? - I need you to know I understand your tricks.
I don't play tricks.
You're the one who's playing tricks with me right now.
I only want to help.
If you want to help, you can start by telling me how you know what you know.
I had another vision you should know about.
I saw that the killer is going to kill again.
And if you won't listen to me, I'll tell everyone.
- I have to warn people.
- You can't leave.
- Why not? - I came in here to figure out if you're a fraud or if you are a monster.
What did you decide? You have to stay here, Gabriel.
- We didn't find anything in Gabriel's house.
- Well, he's not breaking.
- He won't admit he's a fraud? - Well, he's not a fraud.
- You're saying he's really psychic.
- No.
Then what is he? I don't know.
We have to keep him here.
All right.
Excuse me, can I help you? - Where's my brother? Do you have my brother? I'm Gabriel's attorney.
I've come to secure his release from the illegal arrest you placed.
Well, we only brought him in for questioning.
I have a writ of habeas corpus being couriered to Judge Decker.
Do I get him out of bed? There he is.
- Mr.
- Mr.
Osbourne, we just have a few questions.
Ladies and gentlemen.
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for coming.
My client, Gabriel Osbourne, has been illegally detained by the FBI for attempting to help capture a serial killer, a serial killer that is currently loose in Austin.
Osbourne, we just need to know a few things.
Let's have Gabriel tell the story in his own words.
I had a vision that helped them find five bodies today.
They don't have any suspects.
FBI thinks it was me.
They want to frame me.
They want to hide the truth.
There is a serial killer out there.
He is a man with an evil heart and an appetite to kill.
He's not done killing.
He won't stop.
And he can't stop.
He's gonna kill again.
- That's all for now.
Thank you.
- Just a few more questions.
This is going badly.
Yes, it is.
But we're gonna stay focused on finding the killer.
I'll stay on Gabriel.
You do that.
I'm gonna feed myself to the sharks.
Do you have any comment? Does the FBI have anything to say? - Great.
Thanks for the update.
- What's the word from the office? Police lines are flooded.
People are seeing serial killers everywhere.
And not a peep from these two.
Who's that? What should we do? You stay put.
I'll call you if I need you.
Come on out.
- You're the neighbor, right? Why'd you run? - I was scared.
Gabriel was on the news and said there was a killer.
Then I saw you lurking.
Go on home.
- What happened? - I don't know.
Somebody hit me.
- You all right? - Yeah.
Come on.
Get up.
- Call it in, okay? - Okay.
Can we get a second? - How you holding up? - I don't know.
I don't think I'm cut out for the field.
This is rough work.
You're going to get banged up once in a while.
I don't think I can do this.
You want to go back and answer phones? No.
I want to stay.
What can I do here? We need to put together a description of your attacker.
I don't know if it was Gabriel or someone else who attacked me.
Now Gabriel's gone.
Jane's inside.
Go see him.
- Why? - Just go.
How you feeling? They want to check me at the hospital.
Cho said to see you first.
What do you remember about the person who attacked you? Nothing.
I didn't see the guy.
You know more than you think you do.
I just want you to close your eyes.
Big breath in.
And out.
One more.
And out.
Now, I want you to listen very carefully to my voice.
You hear no other sound other than my voice.
There's someone behind you.
You don't know who it is.
But you see something out of the corner of your eye.
No, I don't see anything.
That's okay.
You're doing fine.
You're doing fine.
Right before you were hit there was a scent in the air.
A faint scent.
What was it? I don't know.
Does it remind you of anything? My uncle's fishing shed.
Was it fish? Uh, he doesn't actually fish there.
He just went there to drink.
- What did he drink? - Beer.
Smells like old spilled beer.
- You did very well.
- Thanks.
I got it.
Mustang Creek Brewery.
It shut down around a year ago.
- It's a mile from where the bodies were found.
- Let's go.
Get a perimeter set up.
Three block radius.
I got the front.

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