When English teacher Beth Landow falls from the clock tower at Trudy's former high school, Monk is called in and quickly disproves the police theory of suicide. The trail of clues leads to a science teacher but he has an iron-clad alibi. Monk becomes a substitute teacher in the hopes of solving the case. Written by
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, who played principal Arleen Cassady in this episode, played Harbor School principal Dr. Kim on Fox's The O.C.
(2003), which premiered less than two months after this episode first aired. See more
After asking Sharona for separate plates to avoid having his food items touch each other, Monk is very careless while separating his meal. You can even see a piece of potato falling on his carrot plate. See more
What's up with that 'k'?