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
Obsessive. Compulsive. Detective.
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Did You Know?
, Ted Levine
, and Jason Gray-Stanford
attempted to renegotiate their contracts halfway into the third season. The three actors sat out the episode "Mr. Monk and the Game Show" when an agreement was not reached. Schram was fired after the next episode, "Mr. Monk Takes His Medicine", and replaced with Traylor Howard
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In the city of San Francisco, there is no police rank of 'Detective'. The title is 'Inspector'. See more
I just solved the case.
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #22.78
It's a Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
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