Monk: Season 2, Episode 14

Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife (13 Feb. 2004)

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A sniper causes a car accident that nearly kills Stottlemeyer's wife, Karen. Now it's up to Monk to solve the case and keep Stottlemeyer from doing something he might regret.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Evan Coker
Harry Bolston
Frank Wicks
Dr. Maulding
Lonnie Colón ...
Ronnie (as Lonnie Colon)
Connor Carmody ...
Max Stottlemeyer (as Conner Carmody)


On her way to film a documentary (apparently about a union dispute), Captain Stottlemeyer's wife, Karen, is badly injured when her car is struck by a tow truck whose nonunion driver has been killed by a sniper. Distraught and furious, the captain blames a sleazy union official and his thug, a theory that seems to be confirmed when a second tow truck driver is murdered. But Lieutenant Disher, in charge of the crime scene investigation, discovers an odd detail that doesn't fit well with this scenario--both the assailant and the murdered truck driver were barefoot. Empathizing with the captain's anguish, Monk offers to do whatever he can to help and of course ends up investigating the case. A small dog that follows Sharona from the crime scene leads her to the home of a handsome man who seems attracted to her, but Monk is more interested in the next-door neighbor's off-kilter sundial. Meanwhile, the captain, fearing that his wife will die, becomes increasingly violent, taking out his ... Written by WyattJones

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery




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13 February 2004 (USA)  »

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This episode reintroduces Glenne Headly, who first played Captain Stottlemeyer's "hippie wife," Karen, in "Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man." The Stottlemeyers' older son Jared, played by an uncredited Cameron Kush in "Mr. Monk Goes to the Ballgame," is played in this episode by fourteen-year-old Jesse James. We also meet the Stottlemeyers' second son, Max, briefly alluded to in "Mr. Monk and the Very, *Very* Old Man," and played here by Connor Carmody (whose first name is misspelled as "Conner" in the ending credits). See more »


When Captain Stottlemeyer and his wife, Karen, are arguing while she is loading her car, she attaches a bunch of hair clips to the left side of his shirt, and one to the right. Then for one shot, he has none on his right side. Next they are all on his left side, then it reappears on the right, then disappears again. See more »


Lt. Randall Disher: [the entire police department is suiting up for an armed assault on a suspect; phone rings] Okay... Captain! That was Monk!
Lt. Randall Disher: [the entire squad room freezes] He said he solved the case.
Capt. Stottlemeyer: He what?
Lt. Randall Disher: He says it's not a union thing.
Capt. Stottlemeyer: Is he sure?
Lt. Randall Disher: [looks at the Captain like "duh"] He's Monk.
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