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
Don't worry. It's safe to come out.
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Did You Know?
All episode titles begin with "Mr. Monk..." except for the season eight episode, "Happy Birthday, Mr. Monk." See more
The newspaper clippings in Monk's scrapbook (seen throughout the series,) which have headlines about Trudy's murder, are in fact articles describing the state of the economy. See more
You'll thank me later.
Referenced in The Shaggy Dog
It's a Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
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