One day after farmer Harvey Disher is seen having an argument with his neighbor Jimmy Belmont, Harvey turns up dead in his truck, apparently having shot himself after accidentally running over his prize-winning pig. His nephew Randy inherits the farm, quits his job at the SFPD and decides to take a stab at running the property. But he soon gets suspicious about the circumstances of his uncle's death, and calls Monk up to investigate. Written by
Did You Know?
's wife, Brooke Adams
, has appeared in three episode as different characters. In this episode she is Sheriff Margie Butterfield. In 'Mr. Monk and the Kid' she played Mrs. Abigail Carlyle. And in 'Mr. Monk and the Airplane' she was the stewardess. See more
Monk suggests that they do an autopsy on the dead prize pig, Nadine, before Randy admits that he ate her. An autopsy on an animal is actually called a necropsy. See more
Thanks for letting me keep my bags with me. Is this where I catch the bus going back?
[the bus driver hurriedly shuts the door and drives off. Monk surveys the road to Randy's farm
That's a lot of dirt...