c: patrick jane

After watching the Mentalist:

  • Jane doesn’t sound like a girl’s name to you anymore
  • Seeing doodles of smiley faces at random places gives you the creeps
  • You cannot hear Lisbon and think of the city as a first reaction
  • When in public, you might try to guess at the life of random strangers based on what they’re wearing and the things they carry
  • You’ve searched for every jisbon fanfic that exists
  • You know there is no such thing as psychics and you’ll defend your case whenever challenged
  • You cannot have daily interactions with people without internally analyzing their code behavior
  • You’ve become a tea enthusiast
  • You get emotional over cups
  • You’re wiser

Lisbon undoubtedly knew the answer to the question Jane implied back then. And Jane must have hoped it was something in him that flipped her switch, even if he knew she’d most probably never tell him. It was such a personal comment, revealing Jane’s thoughts more than he was used to showing. And they both were oppressed by the understanding of how impossible whatever they imagined about being together was. And it’s so good to see how their getting together is making up for every moment like this, when they were left with nothing but guessing about what the other felt, how they open up more and more and how they get to know each other’s switches.