In 2002 Gerry wrote his first TV show titled “The Mentalist.” Jeff Zucker, the president of NBC had witnessed Gerry’s live performances many times, and instantly signed the show for his network. Gerry became the creator, executive producer and star of the hit prime-time network television show “The Mentalist.”
The special aired to millions around the world in countries such as United States, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., South Korea, Canada, Africa, Thailand, India, the Netherlands and the Middle East in May 2004. Watch the entire special below.
CBS thought the concept of merging the skills of a mentalist with a detective was so interesting, they contacted Gerry and asked him to help with a weekly TV series based on that premise.
If you consider yourself a "Super Fan" of the Mentalist TV series, can you answer the following trivia question: Which episode contained a character named "Mr. McCambridge?"