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Couple of things: About Jane's name, Heller said he chose it because it is an Irish working class name. Iron cutters are working class, for what it's worth. Also, it is possible that Jane was set up to work with CBI by the FBI as a means of baiting Red John to get him out where they could find enough evidence to convict him. The FBI mose surely has been desperate to find this guy, given his ability to infiltrate them. Jane would be perfect, with his desire for revenge and mentalist abilities. He may even be doing this deliberately for the FBI. He didn't seem surprised at the end of the episode when Jane met the FBI guy for the first time and found he (Jane) was well known to him. Jane certainly hasn't been doing much to find RJ, but serves mainly as someone to draw RJ to the surface. Just one more of many possibilities.

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What episode did Rosalind touch Jane's face? I don't want to research the answer.

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Wow! Guessing you are right. I never thought of Red John that way before. This could be a even bigger clue. We may be able to porfile Red John through what his minions say and do. I think you found something big. Lots to work on.

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Also Jane and John are interchangeable in other languages. I think Jane may have an evil twin, which could be female or male. or it's someone else in his family. someone he knows. I will be looking into something B. Styles said to Jane.

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Red John is Roy Tagliaferro watch the episode in Red John's Footsteps. He had an affiar with Rosalind and left his symbol on her bed room wall.

I don't think Rosalind ever touched Jane's face. I don't think Jane is Red John but I do Think It's some one in is family. They showed the name Tagliaferro like they showed the lottery information. The only difference is that the name had to be translated to english. So I looked up the names of Red John, Jane and Roy Tagliaferro. Roy Tagliaferro definition describes Red John. Roy means red head... there are a lot of red heads in the series.

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Wait. Red John is Roy Tagliaferro so Rosalind has felt his face and Jane's. So Jane couldn't be RJ or Rosalind would have recognized him. Right?

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Did Rosalind ever feel Roy's friend's face (assumed to be RJ)? If so, she would have recognized Jane as RJ right away when she felt Jane's face.

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@anitraward1 Are you thinking that Jane is Red John? Like a split personality thing? I admit in earlier years, I kind of thought the same thing and maybe the writers were going that angle, but now I think they have moved away from that idea. I think Red John is his own person, sort of the other side of the coin so to speak. Yes, Jane can be a big JERK and down right mean and dark, but for story reasons he still is the "good" side of the coin. On the other hand, I think Red John appears "good" outwardly to others (not in his inner circle or those hunting him), but deep down we know is evil. Like the "guy next door" no one can believe is a mastermind and killer when caught.

Whatever is the truth is, I hope that Sunday's show gives us more information and lots more to talk about.

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Clue-meaning of the name Red, Very inquistive,restless and nature seeking. Impelled by intense desires that cannot be satisfied or comprehended...

John- the Lord is Gracious

Roy-red,red hair, king, king regal.

Tagliaferro-italian, from Tagliar to cut + ferro iron. An occupational name for an iron worker or a nick name for a strong ferocious fighter, one who was adept at cutting through the cuirass of the enemy with his sword

Jane is the feminne form of John. John has 85 varient forms Jane is one of them.

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First of all yeah two Fringe alums in one episode. I like Volker as a new villain. Lisbon has been quiet this season. Her expected casket blowing from the revelation of Jane sleeping with Lorelei never appeared and frankly she's been too quiet. She's a fighter and she hasn't had a good fight all season Volker will provide that. Bob from Homeland Security seems to be protecting Lisbon, that should be fun. If he is this seasons Red John stand-in its the classic the evil you know scenario. All in all a much better episode than we've had of late. To quote Janes' daughter 'Boy am I sick of Red John' ;)




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