Monk: Season 8, Episode 6

Mr. Monk and the Critic (18 Sep. 2009)

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After a critic pans Julie's performance in a play, Natalie tries to convince Monk that he committed a murder during the show.

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Natalie's daughter Julie appears in a play. When a critic give her a bad review, Natalie sets out to prove that he didn't watch her performance. At the same time Monk is investigating the death of a woman who died not far from the theater. And they eventually learn both cases might be linked. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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After the show, when Monk and Natalie come to the hotel, Stottlemeyer stands up from the car. After the cut, he stands up again. See more »

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Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: [notices Randy missing] Where the hell is Randy?
Natalie Teeger: Oh, I sent him out to get a newspaper.
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: You? You, you sent Randy out? Well, who are you, the new police commissioner?
Natalie Teeger: The morning edition comes out at midnight. They're gonna review Julie's play.
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: For the love of god, he's a police lieutenant, not a bellhop! Maybe he is.
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Monk and the theater man
21 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Monk and Natalie attend a community theater show featuring Natalie's daughter, Julie. While there, they discover a prominent newspaper critic is in attendance, although why he would want to see a community theater produced has them mystified. While the show progresses, a woman is thrown from a high-rise balcony just blocks away. Monk is called in on the case, but it Natalie who figures out who dunnit. At first, Monk and the cops dismiss her findings. So it's up to Natalie to come up with some solid evidence. This one's tricky, and delightful. A running gag has Monk going to the theater men's room,which has an attendant and is immaculate. Real hand towels! And many different soaps! Monk is in heaven.


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