Monk gets his badge back. But he learns that he will not be working with Stottlemeyer and can't have Natalie with him. On his first day, a cop dies and all signs led everyone to believe it's a suicide but Monk doesn't think so. And he raises questions about the cop which the other cops he works with don't want raised. But he continues to investigate while wondering if being a cop again is what he really wants. Written by
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's wife Brooke Adams makes her 5th and last appearance in the series after appearing as Leigh the stewardess in 'Mr. Monk and the Airplane' season 1, Mrs. Abagail Carlyle in 'Mr. Monk and the Kid' season 3, Sheriff Margie Butterfield in 'Mr. Monk visits a Farm' season 5, she reprises her role as Leigh the stewardess in 'Mr. Monk's 100th Case' season 7, and finally in 'Mr. Monk and the Badge' she plays the crazy cat lady Edith Capriani See more
In the window washer scene, when Monk falls off the scaffold barely hanging on, his shirt is disheveled and untucked and you can see his back. Seconds later, when he is back in the scaffold, his shirt is 'miraculously' tucked in and remains tucked in for the rest of the scene. See more