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?
The season three premiere, Mr. Monk Takes Manhattan was originally supposed to be a crossover with Law & Order
(1990). See more
In the intro, Mr Monk walks out the door, then returns to adjust the position of an umbrella. Mr Monks O.C.D. would not have allowed him to hang it incorrectly in the first place. See more
I'm calling the Captain.
Referenced in (500) Days of Summer
It's a Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
(all season 2-? episodes) See more