A motley assortment of commuters, including Monk and the gang, are stuck on the highway after a fatal car accident brings traffic to a dead halt. But Monk doesn't think it was any accident and his impromptu investigation irritates authorities at the scene. Written by
Did You Know?
This marks the first time in the series that Monk actually fires a gun since the pilot, in which Monk shoots and wounds Ian Sykes in the head (though we don't see this because it happens in the dark, after Sykes kills the power in the sewer tunnel). Since then he has only held a gun/rifle or used a water pistol. See more
At the time of the murder, the killer clips the victim's cell phone onto his own belt, hooking it in front of his own cell phone. Later, when the scene is replayed in flashback close-up, he clips the victim's cell phone behind his own. See more
[about ten minutes later, Julie hands back the ten dollar bill
What is this?
I'm returning your money. I'm not gonna make it.
It's a Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman See more