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?
Sharona was the only main character to call Adrian Monk, "Adrian", Leland and Randy both simply called him "Monk" and Natalie called him "Mr. Monk" with the exception of the season eight episode "Mr. Monk and Sharona", when she tried calling him "Adrian", and they both decided they didn't like it. See more
In the city of San Francisco, there is no police rank of 'Detective'. The title is 'Inspector'. See more
Unless I'm wrong, which, you know, I'm not...
It's a Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
(all season 2-? episodes) See more