Original air date: 09/22/2011 Runtime: 42:22 min. In prison for killing his nemesis, Patrick Jane must prove that the man he shot really was the elusive serial killer, Red John (guest star BRADLEY WHITFORD). Meanwhile, Lisbon urges Van Pelt to seek counseling in the aftermath of the death of her fiancé, Detective Craig O’Laughlin on the fourth season premiere.
Original air date: 09/29/2011 Runtime: 42:40 min. With Lisbon suspended and the rest of the team reassigned, Jane is reinstated as a CBI consultant and forced to work with a new team. During the investigation into the death of a personal trainer, Jane conspires to bring his former team back together. REED DIAMOND (24, Homicide: Life on the Street) guest stars as Ray Haffner, a no-nonsense CBI supervising agent and head of the new team working with Patrick Jane.
Original air date: 10/06/2011 Runtime: 41:16 min. Lie to Me’s KELLI WILLIAMS guest stars as a former client of Patrick Jane during his days as a psychic. When her nine-year-old son, Conner, is kidnapped she begs Jane to use his “psychic expertise” to help locate her missing son – putting Jane in an uncomfortable position. While the CBI team is asked to help, Jane butts heads with his former client’s new “spiritual advisor.”
Original air date: 10/13/2011 Runtime: 42:49 min. Jane notices a suspicious-looking man carrying a gun at a political rally and sets out to prove he’s a psychopath on the brink of committing murder. Meanwhile, Lisbon investigates the death of a photographer at the same rally. MICHAEL RADY (Melrose Place) guest stars as the CBI’s new head, Luther Wainwright.
Original air date: 10/20/2011 Runtime: 41:00 min. Jane and the CBI team investigate the murder of a woman whose body washed up on an island off the coast of California. It’s no paradise for the team, however, as they hunt for the killer amongst a group of oddball islanders. Meanwhile, Rigsby worries that his relationship with a public defender may create awkwardness between him and Van Pelt.
Original air date: 10/27/2011 Runtime: 41:01 min. When the CBI team travels to a resort town to find out who murdered a police chief, Lisbon crosses paths with her brother Tommy, now a bounty hunter, who’s tracking a bail jumper. HENRY THOMAS (ET: The Extraterrestrial) guest stars as Lisbon’s younger brother, Tommy.
Original air date: 11/03/2011 Runtime: 42:34 min. The search for a serial killer hits close to home for Jane when he encounters a blogger who has devoted his life to finding the killer. MISSI PYLE guest stars as a TV host, WILLIAM MAPOTHER as a suspect and DAVID PAYMER as the blogger in this episode directed by series star Simon Baker.
Original air date: 11/17/2011 Runtime: 42:18 min. In order to find the killer of an undercover narcotics cop, Jane and the CBI team retrace her investigation. SAMAIRE ARMSTRONG (Dirty Sexy Money) guest stars as Summer Edgecombe, a prostitute who helps agent Cho with the investigation. DEAN NORRIS (Breaking Bad) guest stars as Sergeant Don Henderson.
Original air date: 12/08/2011 Runtime: 42:10 min. Jane and the CBI investigate when a retired star quarterback is presumed dead after his car blows up. Meanwhile, Rigsby and Sara Harrigan (guest star JILLIAN BACH) take their relationship to the next level, while preparing for a court case. CRAIG BIERKO (Cinderella Man) guest stars as Doc Dugan, a retired pro quarterback. Michael Rady (Melrose Place) returns as Luther Wainwright.”
Original air date: 01/19/2012 Runtime: 42:39 min. With very little evidence, Jane and the CBI investigate the death of a mob boss’s son. While taking an eyewitness in for questioning, Van Pelt is haunted by the memories of her fiancé, FBI Agent Craig O’Laughlin (guest star ERIC WINTER) and his shooting.
Original air date: 02/02/2012 Runtime: 40:46 min. Jane and the CBI narrow down the list of suspects after a disgraced clothing designer on the verge of a comeback becomes a fashion victim. Meanwhile, FBI Agent Susan Darcy continues her investigation into finding Red John. Guest star ALICIA WITT returns as Rosalind Harker.
Original air date: 02/09/2012 Runtime: 42:50 min. While a jury deliberates the guilt or innocence of a defendant on trial for murder, Jane tries to prove she has been wrongfully accused before time runs out. Meanwhile, Summer may have gone too far when she helps Cho make a case against a suspect. Numb3rs DIANE FARR guest stars as the best friend of the accused.
Original air date: 02/16/2012 Runtime: 41:32 min. When a charity worker is killed, Jane has Erica Flynn, a seductive murderer he helped imprison, released from jail in exchange for information she claims to have about the case. Meanwhile, Rigsby and Sarah try to adjust to impending parenthood. MORENA BACCARIN (Homeland, V) reprises her role as Erica Flynn.
Original air date: 02/23/2012 Runtime: 42:32 min. Jane is reunited with his former nemesis, Bret Stiles (guest star MALCOLM McDOWELL) the charismatic cult leader of “Visualize,” when the head of an anti-cult activist organization is murdered. LOUISE LOMBARD (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation) guest stars as Nora Hill, a Dean at Visualize’s College.
Original air date: 03/08/2012 Runtime: 42:52 min. Jane suspects that FBI Agent Susan Darcy has ulterior motives when she asks for his help with a homicide investigation. Meanwhile, the CBI team handles the murder of a young woman who was killed after meeting someone in an online chat room.
Original air date: 04/26/2012 Runtime: 41:34 min. Murder’s a drag, when Jane and the CBI try to find the killer of a young man found burned to death outside a cabaret featuring female impersonators. During the investigation, they discover a list of suspects, all of whom bullied the victim
Original air date: 05/03/2012 Runtime: 42:32 min. While investigating the murder of a surfer, Lisbon reconnects with her former fiancé, Greg Tayback (guest star KENNY JOHNSON), who she hasn’t seen in over a decade. At the same time, Cho questions his decision to be in a relationship with Summer.While investigating the murder of a surfer, Lisbon reconnects with her former fiancé, Greg Tayback (guest star KENNY JOHNSON), who she hasn’t seen in over a decade. At the same time, Cho questions his decision to be in a relationship with Summer
Original air date: 05/10/2012 Runtime: 42:16 min. Has Red John finally got the best of Jane? On the eighth anniversary of his wife and daughter’s death, Jane receives a message from Red John, causing Jane to lose focus on his current case and put the investigation and his career at the CBI in jeopardy.
Original air date: 05/17/2012 Runtime: 42:41 min. After another failed attempt to defeat Red John, Patrick Jane hits rock bottom in a Las Vegas club on the fourth season finale. While the CBI investigates the murder of a John Doe on its own, Jane finds a new lover (guest star EMMANUELLE CHRIQUI) and ends up shooting one of his own.