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?
(Adrian Monk) is the only actor to appear in all 125 episodes of the series. In second place is Jason Gray-Stanford
(Lieutenant Randy Disher), who appeared in every episode except for "Mr. Monk Goes to the Asylum", "Mr. Monk and the Game Show", "Mr. Monk Gets Stuck in Traffic", and "Mr. Monk and the UFO". See more
Every episode shows Monk pouring boiling water on a toothbrush. The toothbrush is a normal toothbrush with a rectangular head. He then immediately brushes his teeth with a oval shaped multicolored toothbrush. 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