History Characters / TheMentalist

27th Mar '17 7:56:44 PM 43110
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* DiabolicalMastermind
* TheDreaded

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* %%* DiabolicalMastermind
* %%* TheDreaded



* FaceDeathWithDignity: [[spoiler:[[DownplayedTrope Downplayed]]. While he does not descend into hysteria, he begs for his life when Patrick is watching him bleed on the church, and is clearly desperate when being choked by Patrick.]]
26th Jan '17 8:53:42 AM Cieloazul
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* MeaningfulName: His surname brings to the memory the painting ''A brace of partridge'' by William Blake, the author of the poem The Tyger which Red John is famous for uttering. This not only increases Partridge's profile as a Red John suspect, but later highlights [[spoiler:his membership of the Blake Association.]]



* RedHerring: As soon as his second apparition, Partridge is pointed as a Red John suspect by an astonishing number of evidences. However, he is not Red John, [[spoiler:and in fact gets killed by him in the opening episode of Season 6, but he is revealed to be a part of his cult.]]

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* RedHerring: As soon as his second apparition, Partridge is pointed as a Red John suspect by an astonishing as soon as his second apparition, and the number of evidences.evidences only increases as the series advances. However, he is not Red John, [[spoiler:and in fact gets killed by him in the opening episode of Season 6, but he is revealed to be a part of his cult.]]
26th Jan '17 8:21:23 AM Cieloazul
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* {{Adorkable}}: Seen when Jane buys him a toy robot.

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* {{Adorkable}}: Seen when Jane buys him a ''Anime/{{Voltron}}'' toy robot.



* AllThereInTheManual: The original script of the Pilot describes him as similar to Creator/RickyGervais.



* DarkIsNotEvil: Is a complete gore freak, although not explicitly evil. [[spoiler: He later turns out as one of the 7 suspects of being Red John as of the season 5 finale, and at the Season 6's premiere, after being killed by Red John, is revealed that he was indeed a member of the Blake Association.]]
%%* DeadpanSnarker

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* BunnyEarsLawyer: He gets a bit overexcited at the sight of an interesting crime, but he does seem to know a lot about his occupation.
* CreepyMortician: The CBI's resident example.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: His enaction of a crime goes a bit off in the Pilot.
-->'''Partridge:''' He waits for her, expecting her to come in alone. Only thing, her friend Tannen chose the wrong night to come over for a Richard Gere and ice cream orgy. So Red John zaps them both with his trusty stun gun and grabs a five iron from the bag here, and BAM! Crushes Tannen's skull. Then takes his sweet time dealing with Alison how he likes.
* DarkIsNotEvil: Is a A complete gore freak, although not explicitly evil. [[spoiler: He later turns out as one of the 7 suspects of being Red John as of the season 5 finale, and at the Season 6's premiere, after being killed by Red John, is revealed that he was indeed a member of the Blake Association.]]
%%* DeadpanSnarker* DeadpanSnarker: Every time he is unimpressed with Jane's knowledge about Red John.



* InLoveWithYourCarnage: Admires Red John's murder style, to the point of consider it a work of art. Logically, Jane isn't amused.

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* InLoveWithYourCarnage: Admires Red John's murder style, to the point of consider style and considers it a work of art. Logically, Naturally, Jane isn't amused.



* NightmareFetishist: Admires all related to the forensic science and death in general, to the point he almost {{squee}}s at seeing a case of SpontaneousHumanCombustion.
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Jane delivers one to him in the pilot.

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* NauseaDissonance: He seems genuinely puzzled when his enthusiastic description of a death by incineration makes Jane feel sick.
* NightmareFetishist: Admires all everything related to the forensic science and death in general, to the point he almost {{squee}}s at seeing a case of SpontaneousHumanCombustion.
* NoNameGiven: A variation: his name is never explicitly said until Season 5, but it is always visible on his ID card.
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TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Jane delivers one to him in the pilot.Pilot.



* RedHerring: Since the very first episode of the series, Partridge is pointed to the audience as a Red John suspect by a astonishing number of evidences. However, he is not Red John, [[spoiler:and in fact gets killed by him in the opening episode of season 6. But he is revealed to be a part of his cult.]]

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* RedHerring: Since the very first episode of the series, As soon as his second apparition, Partridge is pointed to the audience as a Red John suspect by a an astonishing number of evidences. However, he is not Red John, [[spoiler:and in fact gets killed by him in the opening episode of season 6. But Season 6, but he is revealed to be a part of his cult.]]
22nd Jan '17 5:23:37 PM Xtifr
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* GuiltyPleasure: Whilst hypnotised she admits to enjoying dancing to a SpiceGirls CD.

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* GuiltyPleasure: Whilst hypnotised she admits to enjoying dancing to a SpiceGirls Music/SpiceGirls CD.
16th Jan '17 12:11:30 PM DustSnitch
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* SacrificialLion: Being a fledgling {{Badass}} doesn't save her from [[spoiler:dying from a gunshot wound]] in her tenth episode.

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* SacrificialLion: Being a fledgling {{Badass}} badass doesn't save her from [[spoiler:dying from a gunshot wound]] in her tenth episode.
7th Jan '17 5:21:09 PM Xtifr
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* EvilRoy: One of his aliases is Roy Tagliofiero.
27th Dec '16 1:33:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* NonActionGuy: For most of the show, Patrick's main utility has been in non-combat situations or as MissionControl. Gradually subverted, considering he's now killed three people, to the point where he now qualifies as a {{Badass}}.

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* NonActionGuy: For most of the show, Patrick's main utility has been in non-combat situations or as MissionControl. Gradually subverted, considering he's now killed three people, to the point where he now qualifies as a {{Badass}}.badass.
21st Nov '16 9:12:09 PM captainpat
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* WomanInBlack: Most of her outfits (if not all) are black.
25th Oct '16 11:38:02 PM LadWatcher
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* ChronicHeroSyndrome: If a someone's in danger and he can do something about it, you can bet Rigsby will not just stand there no matter how dangerous the situation seems.
13th Jul '16 4:55:26 AM Morgenthaler
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%%* {{Red Headed Hero}}ine
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