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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When Monk assesses the laid out silverware on the table he finds a fork 'one centimeter too close'. When Mrs Murphy, head of housekeeping, says "it's only a centimeter" Monk corrects her with "For want of a nail the kingdom was lost" referring to the proverbial rhyme: For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message was lost. For want of a message the battle was lost. For want of a battle the kingdom was lost. And all for the want of a horseshoe nail. See more
(at around 1 min) As Natalie asks Monk to help her with her coat they step into the hall and you can clearly see a crew-person standing just behind them against the wall. See more
Natalie... frog! There's a frog!
Are you afraid of frogs?
I don't know, I've never been this close to one before.
[the frog hops closer to his foot
Yes! Yes! Put it on the list! Natalie, where's the list?