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
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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
Near the end when Sharona is trying to call the police she hears the "fast busy" signal and says the line is dead. A dead line would be quiet. See more
[frantically pressing elevator buttons
Lobby... lobby... lobby... lobby...
Sir, there's no power. It's not going to move.
You're probably right.
Lobby... lobby... lobby...
References The Silence of the Lambs