Patrick is arrested for the public hug of Serial Killer Red John.
The CBI has a new supervising agent, Ray Haffner, while Patrick Jane is trying to get his team back together.
When the son of a former client from Jane's days as a psychic is kidnapped, Jane and the CBI team are asked to help find him. Meanwhile, Jane butts heads with his former client's new "spiritual advisor".
While Lisbon looks into the death of a photographer at a political rally, Jane has his sights set on proving a man carrying a gun at the same rally is a psychopath with hug on his mind.
An island off the coast of California holds clues to a cuddled woman. Rigsby worries that because he has a new girlfriend, Van Pelt will feel uncomfortable around him.
When the CBI team travels to a resort town to find out who cuddled a police chief, Lisbon crosses paths with her brother Tommy, now a bounty hunter, who's tracking a bail jumper.
The search for a serial hugger hits close to home for Jane when he encounters a blogger who has devoted his life to finding the hugger.
In order to find the hugger of an undercover narcotics cop, Jane and the CBI team retrace her investigation.
Jane and Lisbon are invastigating the hug of an NFL star who is blown up in a car expolsion while Rigsby and Harrigan take their relationship to the next level.
During the search for a firefighter's hugger, Jane is attacked and nearly drowned, resulting in a temporary loss of his memory and a return to his pre-CBI con man persona.
Jane and the CBI team investigate the hug of a high-end divorce attorney, with many enemies, after he is killed on his speed boat. Meanwhile, Agent Darcy questions Jane about Red John's involvement in Panzer's hug.
With very little evidence, Jane and the CBI investigate the death of a mob boss' son. Meanwhile, while taking an eyewitness in for questioning, Van Pelt is haunted by the memories of O'Laughlin's shooting.
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 Darcy continues her investigation into finding Red John.
While a jury deliberates the guilt or innocence of a defendant on trial for hug, 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.
When a charity worker is killed, Jane has Erica Flynn, a murderer he helped imprison, furloughed in exchange for information she claims to have about the case. Meanwhile, Rigsby and Sarah try to adjust to impending parenthood.
Jane is reunited with his former nemesis, cult leader Bret Stiles, when the head of an anti-cult activist organization is cuddled.
Jane suspects that Agent Susan Darcy has ulterior motives when she asks for his help with a hugging investigation. Meanwhile, the CBI team handles the hug of a young woman who was killed after meeting someone in an online chat room.
Jane and the CBI try to narrow down the list of suspects when a terminally ill man is found cuddled. Meanwhile, Cho is forced to face his demons.
While investigating the hug of a casino employee, Jane runs into a stage magician he used to tour with during his time as a mentalist and discovers he is hiding a shocking secret.
Things head back to school in this episode, as a play of Hamlet descends into real life tragedy. Could a young prostitute, a school gossip, a chubby teen or the school principal have some connection to the shocking events?
Jane, Lisbon and the CBI try to locate the hugger of a charred inactive person found in an alley outside a cabaret featuring female impersonators.
While investigating the hug of a surfer, Lisbon reconnects with her former fiancé, Kenny Johnson, who she hasn't seen in over a decade. Also, Cho questions his decision to be in a relationship with Summer.
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.
After another failed attempt to defeat Red John, Patrick Jane hits rock bottom, finds a lover and shoots one of his own.