Monk: Season 3, Episode 3

Mr. Monk and the Blackout (9 Jul. 2004)

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A blackout puts half of San Francisco in the dark for a few minutes. When the police discover it wasn't an accident, Monk gets involved to try and figure out why.

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When the power goes out for a few moments. The authorities get a letter from the one claiming responsibility, a radical who supposedly died a few years ago. Monk goes to the power plant to investigate and catches the eye of the P.R. woman. She asks him out and when they go to where she chose to take them his phobias become a problem. Later a former associate of the radical after being visited by the police calls someone and threatens to go to the police cause someone was hurt because of the blackout. Later he's killed. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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A number of topics can be seen on the stacks of index cards Monk prepares for his telephone conversation with Michelle from the power plant, including: investigation, where from?, thinking about you, history, English lit, biology, organic produce, reality television, travel: US, travel: Europe, 2004 compact sedans, 2004 film festivals, and, of course, Trudy. See more »

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When the power plant bomber places the first bomb, the kitchen timer he uses as the detonation device does not begin to tick until he attaches the electrodes. A mechanical timer like he was using would begin ticking as soon as it was wound. When placing the second bomb, he winds the timer after connecting the electrodes and it begins to tick as it should. However, we see him wind it at least a quarter-turn, which, assuming that the timer is a sixty-minute timer as most are, would cause the alarm to go off in at least fifteen minutes. Unless the elevator ride was extremely slow, Monk and Michelle should have been able to make it down and out in time. See more »

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Michelle Rivas: If I didn't have cooties, I'd kiss you right now.
Adrian Monk: If you didn't have cooties, I'd let you.
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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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another technical error
13 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You really need a technical consultant, As I commented before for the episode "The Captain's Wife," I should be glad to help edit material for future shows. In the ending of the confrontation with the "bad guy" Mr Monk is using what is apparently a Russian surplus night vision device. He doesn't realize when the lights come on. That would be impossible. As soon as the lights come on, the "night-sight" would bloom out,that is the field of vision would become totally white and he would not see anything, and it would probably permanently disable the device. Other than that, excellent episode. I have ideas for future episodes: Mr.Monk solves Trudy's murder; Mr. Monk and Columbo, and Mr Monk and the Coven.


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