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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The character of Beth Landow was named after Elizabeth Landau, creator Andy Breckman
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When the groundskeeper entered his house, he would have smelled the abundance of natural gas. He certainly might have been stupid enough not to get out of the house, but if you look at the scene closely, he doesn't seem to notice the smell at all. See more
[to the killer after catching him
Q.E.D.: quod erat demonstrandum... thus it is proved.