Monk: Season 5, Episode 4

Mr. Monk Can't See a Thing (28 Jul. 2006)

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Monk is blinded by a murderer at a fire station, and then must help find him using his other senses.

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Monk is blinded by a murderer at a fire station, and then must help find him using his other senses.

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The San Francisco Fire Department does not have a Fire Company 53. The exterior and interior of the firehouse are in fact those of Fire Company 1 of the Los Angeles Fire Department. See more »

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When the fire engine is leaving the firehouse, and when it passes Eddie Murdoch on the street, it is obvious that it is a standard pumper engine. Yet, when it is seen parked outside Stefanie Preston's house in the summation, it clearly appears to be a vehicle of a different model. See more »

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[Monk makes his way around the firehouse, as cops and firemen watch and wait]
Adrian Monk: Now, the table is here.
[He's pointing at the foldout chairs]
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: No, Monk. The table... is here.
[He points Monk's hand at the table]
Adrian Monk: Right. Which puts the pole right there.
[Stottlemeyer redirects his hand]
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: Pole's there.
Adrian Monk: I can't do this.
Natalie Teeger: You can do this. Mr. Monk, just concentrate, okay? Just try to picture the room. You can do this, you have an amazing memory!
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Shana Stein, who plays the sensitivity trainer, was a production assistant and assistant producer for the series. See more »

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References Emergency! (1972) See more »

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Unoriginal and Original plot elements
13 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Our star detective has lost his eyesight for a few days because someone attacked him at his local firehouse.

This story is based on Lee Goldberg's novel 'Mr. Monk Goes to the Firehouse.' In fact, I have found that at least four characters in the episode are based off of novel characters:

1. Captain Stockton, the fire captain, analogs to Captain Mantooth from the novel.

2. Stefanie Preston, the fire victim, analogs to Esther Stoval and Lizzie Draper from the novel.

3. Peter Breen analogs to Lucas Breen.

4. Rusty, the murdered firefighter, analogs to Sparky, the murdered firehouse dog.

5. There is no analog to Eddie Murdoch.

This is actually one of my favorite episodes. Sometimes, I've even tried imagining tying some of the elements of this story in with the novel 'Mr. Monk and the Dirty Cop' by Lee Goldberg, not that that would ever happen.


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