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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The scene in which the first bomb is placed ends with a close-up of the ticking timer on the bomb. The scene quickly cuts to show Monk, Sharona and Benjy playing a timed board game and Benjy yells, "Time's up!". See more
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
[Monk is talking with Michelle Rivas and hears a noise. She looks up and sees Gene Edelson coming down the ladder
Gene, what are you doing up there?
I am checking the auxiliary generator.
Yeah well there's a reporter looking for you.
Well you're the company mouth. You talk to them. It's not my problem.
[spots Monk tapping his pen against the gauge on one of the panels
Excuse me. Do you, see the sign?
[Monk spots the "Do Not Touch" sign above the gauge
Yes, thank you.
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References The Silence of the Lambs