Upset when a hiring freeze at the police department is announced, Monk is pressured by Natalie to investigate the deaths of her parents' neighbors, but when Monk starts considering his undercover role as a viable alternate career something has to be done. Written by
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(Natalie) really was pregnant during production. Thus, in every scene in which she appears, her stomach is concealed behind something, whether it be a car, a table, or a coat. The only exception is when Natalie "pretends" to be pregnant; then her stomach becomes completely visible. See more
To give the appearance of the mansion location being larger, a cyclorama drop-cloth, creased and poorly hung, can be clearly seen in the hallway next to the dining room. See more
Mr. Melville, will you help me with my coat?
[Monk follows Natalie into another room
How did you do that?
[referring to Natalie feigning her pregnancy
See, Mr. Monk, when two people love each other, they want to express that love.
It's a pillow.