After the unsolved murder of his wife, Adrian Monk develops obsessive-compulsive disorder, which includes his terror of germs and contamination. His condition costs him his job as a prominent homicide detective in the San Francisco Police Department, but he continues to solve crimes with the help of his assistant and his former boss. Written by
The Defective Detective.
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Did You Know?
This was the first show that the USA network filmed in the U.S. All previous shows were filmed in Canada. See more
In the city of San Francisco, there is no police rank of 'Detective'. The title is 'Inspector'. See more
[repeated line - spoken when he solves the case
Here's what happened.
It's a Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
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