As Monk is working on his 100th case, wherein he is looking for a serial killer, a TV news crew records him and interview the people whom Monk caught and those who know him. The anchorman who is married is making a pass at Natalie. As the investigation goes on, Monk thinks that one of the victims might not have been killed by the one they're pursuing but the mo resembles the killer's. So someone somehow found out about it and made it appear that he killed the person. But the thing is only someone working the case could have known about it. Written by
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When Randy is trying to name the serial killer he is muttering to himself, "lipstick killer, lipstick assassin". In the mid 40's in Chicago there was a killer called "the lipstick killer". See more
When Monk is examining the board, he moves the yellow note for "Victim #2" from the bottom-right corner to bottom-center of the picture. He then gets his inspiration, and when he's pointing it out to the captain, the yellow note is back on the bottom-right of the picture. See more
In Focus: an unfiltered look at the news, the people behind the news, and the stories behind the headlines. Reporting from San Francisco, James Novak.
Good evening, and welcome to In Focus. He is a mass of contradictions, a man afflicted with a disorder so paralyzing that ten years ago, he was forced to resign from the San Francisco Police Department. Now, as a private consultant, he has solved an astonishing 99 cases. Cases that were considered unsolvable.