Jane and Lisbon will hunt down a serial killer in The Mentalist However, Tunney also spoke about the nature of the relationship on the show. As The Mentalist prepares to kick off its seventh and final season Sunday, Jane and Lisbon have been engaged in this epic journey for six years. As they navigate the waters of their new relationship, it won't always be. Patrick Jane and Teresa Lisbon have shared many memorable Jisbon shippers rejoiced as this dynamic duo finally shared its first real kiss.
In the episode " Red Tide ",  it was implied that the young Teresa had to take over the maternal role and care for the family after her mother's death.
In the episode " Code Red ", it is revealed one of Lisbon's brothers is named Tommy, and in the episode " Red Hot ", it is revealed that another brother is named James. In the same episode, her mother is said to have been a nurse and her father a fireman.
In the episode " Ring Around the Rosie ", she states she was raised in Chicago. In the episode " Where in the World Is Carmine O'Brien " her brother Tommy is introduced, who apparently has gone through a succession of unsuccessful jobs and has become a bounty hunterallowing his daughter Annabeth "Annie" to tag along. The sibling relationship seems loving but strained, with Lisbon acting as almost a surrogate mother figure.
Her name was taken from the character of Therese Lisbon in Virgin Suicides.
Lisbon also had a close and platonic relationship with the late Samuel Bosco, who was eventually revealed to have unrequited feelings of love for her. In season 2, the millionaire Walter Mashburn persistently makes passes at Lisbon, though he is rebuffed.
Later, in season 3, Mashburn reappears, and at the end of the episode it is revealed that Lisbon liked Mashburn.
Mashburn, who then leaves for Europe, has not reappeared as of season 5.
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In the season 6 finale of The Mentalist "Blue Bird"Jane openly admits his love towards Lisbon and at the end of the episode, they finally kiss. Lisbon is well-liked by the rest of her team: Her old boss Virgil Minelli also had an amiable relationship with her, and appeared to tolerate her occasional inability to rein in Jane's unorthodox behavior.
Lisbon's relationship with Hightower is much more adversarial than with Minelli. Hightower makes Lisbon responsible for Jane's behavior, threatening to sanction Lisbon for Jane's missteps.
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The threat that Hightower made becomes reality for Lisbon in the episode " Blood Money " when Hightower suspends Lisbon for five days for not controlling Jane and his behavior, despite Jane's effort to stop this. Patrick Jane[ edit ] Lisbon tolerates Jane's misbehavior, although she is often antagonized by his actions and has to apologize for him to both her CBI superiors and others with whom Jane is allowed to interact in his capacity as a consultant to the CBI. She sometimes places high stakes on her career by supporting Jane.
The two often engage in light flirting and teasing of one another, with Lisbon sometimes being visibly affected by Jane's charm. She and Jane have shared several personal and deep moments throughout the series, however, which can be interpreted either as romantic interest, or just in the context of being best friends.
She is shown giving Jane multiple chances and is often seen, even when she is unhappy with his behavior, to be supportive of him and help him. Jane certainly respects Lisbon more than others, often making sure she is not held responsible for his antics. Bruno Heller, creator of The Mentalist, has stated: Some people see that as a very sort of intense but cryptic romantic relationship.
And that's something he hasn't worried about since he was a husband and father. Which familiar faces will be back? Also returning is guest star Morena Baccarin as murderous matchmaker Erica Flynn, who will be back in an episode that finds Lisbon and Jane in Beirut. What about Rigsby and Van Pelt? Is Red John buried for good?
Red John's gone,"Szentgyorgyi says. That stays with you. Jane's still that man, and that does come into play in his relationship with Lisbon and the challenges he faces starting a new relationship.
But no, there are no more smiley faces. What we learn about Abbott: She lives in Austin but she's been given a chance to take on a big job in Washington, D. A new rookie on the scene: In moving to the FBI, we sort of created a world where Jane wasn't quite as frictional. He was brought in to do what he does. Which has been great. It's sort of allowed us to play stories that were harder to play when we were in the CBI.
But it's also meant that everyone is kind of accustomed to him. We wanted to bring in a character who didn't know his ways, who might even cast an askance glance at them.
And that's exactly who Vega is. There's a bit of a love triangle going on there.
As explained in a throwaway line in the premiere, Fischer has relocated to Seattle. Are you looking forward to the show's return? And are you excited that Lisbon and Jane finally got together?