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
He's moving to Monday, but please don't tell him. He'd just get upset. Join us for a manic Monkday.
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Did You Know?
Tony Shalhoub's wife, Brooke Adams
, appears several times, playing a different character each time. She plays a flight attendant in Mr. Monk and the Airplane and in Mr. Monk's 100th Case, the mother of a kidnap victim in Mr. Monk and the Kid, Sheriff Butterworth in Mr. Monk Visits a Farm, and a crazy woman in Mr. Monk and the Badge 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
I'm calling the Captain.
Performed by Jeff Beal
(all season one episodes) See more