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A woman commits suicide and minutes later Captain Stottlemeyer is shot nearby. Monk needs to determine if the two events are related, but his new medication has turned him into an obnoxious jerk who can't concentrate on the case.
Did You Know?
This episode was Bitty Schram
's last appearance as a regular cast member. Upon completion, Schram left the show and her character was written out of the series. See more
Psychiatric medications don't start working overnight. They need to be built up over a few weeks before they have any noticeable effects. Also, a (good) psychiatrist would have started Monk at a low dosage, which would gradually be increased over several months until the right balance was found, eliminating his fears and phobias but NOT compromising his detective skills. See more
[screams at Sharona who is racing to a crime scene
A "Stop" sign is not a suggestion!
Yes, it is!
Spoofs The Mask