Monk: Season 3, Episode 1

Mr. Monk Takes Manhattan (18 Jun. 2004)

TV Episode  |  TV-PG  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama
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Monk and his colleagues travel to New York City to interview someone connected to Trudy's murder. While they are waiting, Monk helps solve the murder of the Latvian ambassador.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Captain Walter Cage
Steven Leight
Masul the Cabbie
Elmer Gratnik
Vladimir Kazinsky
Warrick Tennyson
Police Sketch Artist
Second Detective
Max Perlman ...
Hotel Clerk
Ambassador of Latvia (as Dmitri Boudrine)
Lorin Shapiro ...
Coat Check Girl


Monk and his friends arrive in New York to locate the man whom they were told has information about Trudy's murder. When they arrive at the hotel, the Latvian ambassador who is also staying there is killed. Monk saw the killer but only his ear. So he tries to help the NYPD solve the case hoping they will help them find the man. When Nonk goes downtown he gets lost and gets swept up in all the chaos. In the meantime Stottelmeyer learns the NYPD knows where the man is and is not letting them see him. Written by

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery



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18 June 2004 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


When Monk is doing the card game on the street, you can see shows director Andy Breckman standing behind him as a spectator. See more »


When Monk falls onto the ice in the ice rink, his wireless microphone transmitter box falls out of his pocket and can clearly be seen sliding along the ice beside him. See more »


Adrian Monk: [to the murder suspect] You had the hotel key card, so you knew where he was staying. You ran the whole way. You probably didn't even notice that it was starting to rain... you. It was you. You filthy, disgusting animal! YOU MAKE ME SICK!
[confused, everyone turns to look where Monk is pointing]
Busboy: Me?
Sharona Fleming: What are you doing? He's a busboy!
Adrian Monk: Sharona, don't you recognize him? From the subway! He's the Urinator! Urinator! It was you, don't-don't try to deny it...!
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: Monk...
Adrian Monk: We saw what you...!
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: Monk! Could we...
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References The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) See more »

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That's Powerful
14 February 2014 | by (NJ, United States) – See all my reviews

I don't think there are any spoilers but there always could be.

This was a good episode-- especially good. I think that they wanted the season premiere to be a good one and I think they succeeded.

The episode plot ties in with the overall storyline of the entire series- - the one about Trudy-- and that's always a nice thing.

Also, there's a very powerful moment at the end which I don't want to ruin for anyone, but it's worth seeing.

They also work in some stuff related to Monk's issue with his phobias, this time the problem being coping with life in NYC.

But really the ending is what made it an above-average show.


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