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
Did You Know?
, 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
At the gardener's house, after the gas explosion, Monk observes the air conditioner is on. First thing firemen always do after arriving on site is turn off gas and electricity to prevent further fires or explosions. See more
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