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?
In Germany, the series is presented by a well-known brand of consumer tissue (as of April 2008), playing with Monk's obsessive-compulsive behavior. 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
(all season 2-? episodes) See more