Monk: Season 2, Episode 16

Mr. Monk Goes to Jail (5 Mar. 2004)

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When an inmate is poisoned to death hours before he's due to be executed, Monk is brought in to solve the case and finds himself as the prison's newest resident.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Sylvia Fairbourn
Spyder Rudner
Warden Christie
Second Nazi
Talk Show Host
James C. Mathis III ...
Rastafarian Cook
Medical Examiner
Ray Kaspo
John Bellucci ...


When a man who was scheduled to be executed is killed before his execution. Monk goes to the prison to help. However, Monk is so turned off by how filthy the prison is and upon hearing that he would have been dead anyway tries to leave. But Dale "The Whale" Biderbeck whose murder plot Monk solved, who is also in the same prison calls him and tells him that he is a suspect but Monk knows that the motive that he is suspected of is not motive enough for him to kill. So he asks Monk to solve the case in exchange for giving Monk information on his wife's murder. Written by

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How exactly did Spyder find Monk when Monk was being attacked by the Nazis? How did he even know Monk needed his help? What was he doing wandering around the prison in the first place? See more »


[last lines]
[through his newly-installed window, Dale the Whale watches a plane flying east]
Dale the Whale: Bon voyage, Mr. Monk.
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