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 is in his interview with Paul Buchanan, he chooses his fake last name, "Melville," from the spine of a copy of the book "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville
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(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
[Monk and Natalie arrive at the Buchanan estate's driveway
I know, wow. 14 bedrooms.
And he wanted to marry you?
Okay let me just tell you something about Paul Buchanan. He basically stalked me for three years, all during high school. He just kept on asking me out. He wouldn't take "drop dead" for an answer. The week before my senior prom, somebody mugged my boyfriend. They broke his jaw and both of his legs.
Mr. Monk, he beat up my boyfriend, or hired some thug to do it! He ...