Grace Van Pelt is a rookie investigator on The Mentalist. She's been described as the "moral center" of the show, as she learns the ropes on the job.

Grace is a faithful individual, a strong believer in religion and God. She's also stuck in the office often, as opposed to being at the crime scene, and knows a thing or two about computers. She has a romantic history with the character of Rigsby.

Grace Van Pelt Quotes

Grace Van Pelt: Mr. Jane, I have a question regarding your previous career path.
Patrick Jane: Fire away.
Grace Van Pelt: When you met with other psychics, real psychics, could they tell you were just pretending?
Patrick Jane: There's no such thing as real psychics.

Greetings old friend, it's been a while. I hope you are keeping well. I am thriving and happy. I have 12 wives now and will soon begin courting number 13. Why can't you catch me? You must feel so powerless and stupid and sad. Oh well. All the best. Red John.

Grace Van Pelt
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The Mentalist Quotes

Do you enjoy this, Agent Lisbon? Wasting your time.


Years from now when you tell Henry this story how will it go? Did the three of you take an evil killer off the street or did you play it safe? Is Henry's birthright going to be one of proud bravery or sensible caution. Tough call.

Patrick Jane