Monk: Season 8, Episode 12

Mr. Monk Goes Camping (6 Nov. 2009)

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In an attempt to woo the lone holdout on the reinstatement committee, Monk accompanies the man's troublesome son and Randy's camping group - where they soon find themselves running afoul of some dangerous armored car robbers.


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Luke Johnston
Del Johnston
Nick Nervies ...
Norman Walters
Uriah Shelton ...
Nicky Phillips
David Kronenberg ...
Will Dellman
Captain Frank Willis
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Monk tries to get reinstated but a committee member, Captain Willis is dead set against reinstating Monk. Monk joins Stollemeyer and Discher who are investigating a robbery. But Monk can't help but brood about Willis' resistance. Discher then reveals that he is going camping with some children one of whom is Willis' son. Monk decides to join hoping it could help him get on Willis' good side. But Monk doesn't exactly adapt to the outdoors. And some men are following them. Written by

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7 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Monk once again attempts to be reinstated as a police officer. Once again, he is turned down. He finds out one of his "judges" has a son headed for a camping trip, and volunteers to chaperone the kid sand several others, along with Lieut. Disher. His attempt to win the kid over falls on deaf ears. In the woods, he encounters a rather large bear (the kind you might find in the Alaskan wilderness, but definitely not in northern California) and two very bad guys. It's the usual antics. Monk is about as comfortable in the great outdoors as .. well, as Monk is anywhere he goes. A time killer at best. The episode demonstrates why the series needs to end.

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