A mob boss needs Monk's help to figure out who murdered some members of the family. Monk reluctantly takes the case when the FBI offers to help get him reinstated in exchange for the information he gathers.
Did You Know?
The character of Salvatore Lucarelli reappears in the Lee Goldberg novel 'Mr. Monk and the Dirty Cop'. Lee Goldberg also co-wrote this episode. See more
The condition of the fish Sal is chopping up changes from one scene to the next, going from beheaded, to intact, to sliced, etc. See more
[Monk gets a confession from the real culprit, but discovers the wire wasn't working
Maybe we can trick him into saying it again.
Oh, really? How're we gonna do that?
Well, I'll just go back there, sit down, and say... "What?"