Monk: Season 1, Episode 2

Mr. Monk and the Candidate: Part 2 (12 Jul. 2002)

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With an introduction to Monk's talent, his phobia's, and need for an assistant, Monk investigates the murder of the candidate bodyguard and a political worker. He determines the candidate was not the intended target.

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Benjy Fleming (as Kane Richotte)
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Sheldon Burger
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Jesse Goodman
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With an introduction to Monk's talent, his phobia's, and need for an assistant, Monk investigates the murder of the candidate bodyguard and a political worker. He determines the candidate was not the intended target.

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phobia | politician | echo | campaign | See All (4) »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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12 July 2002 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In this episode (the second one of the series), Monk's wife Trudy is played by the actress Stellina Rusich. She played Trudy in only 4 episodes during seasons 1&2 (up to episode 2-5). After that the part of Trudy Monk was played by the actress Melora Hardin, starting in episode 3-8. Hardin appeared in 10 episodes total, all the way up until the last one, season 8, episode 16. See more »

Goofs

When Monk is in the spot where Trudy died, it shows concrete walls all around. However, in Monk: Mr. Monk and the End: Part 1, Trudy's car is shown in the front of the parkade parked in front of a metal fence.

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Quotes

[after a tense standoff between Monk and Stottlemeyer]
Sharona Fleming: [to Disher] What is that, your tough look?
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References The Heckle and Jeckle Show (1956) See more »

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