As sole witness to a murder, Monk is shuffled off to a safe location until he can give a deposition. When a man is killed by lightning while fishing on the lake outside his cabin, however, Monk believes there's more to the man's death than meets the eye. Written by
Did You Know?
In his first appearance (Mr. Monk and the Sleeping Suspect), Grooms was an ATF Agent. Between then and this episode, he had evidently transferred to the FBI. See more
In the scene where Monk and Stottlemeyer are chatting after having recently arrived at the cabin, Stottlemeyer's fingers alternate position on his cigar. The cigar itself also cuts from being out of his mouth to being in his mouth between scenes. See more
[about the fact that people always seem to get murdered wherever Monk goes
You're the Prince of Darkness.
No, he's not the Prince of Darkness. I've seen him vacuuming the ceiling. You wouldn't see the Prince of Darkness doing that.
No, I can picture the Prince of Darkness vacuuming the ceiling, to trick us. He's very tricky.
Stop calling me the Prince of Darkness! That's how rumors get started.