A videotaped clue from Trudy provides Monk with the clues he needs to solve her murder - but he has very little time to catch her killer while finding out what poisoned him.
Did You Know?
Before Monk and Natalie leave for the latest case, Monk checks the stove make sure it is off. Natalie comments it would be awful to get to the crime scene and then begin wonder if the stove was turned off. Monk comments that it has happened before. This is a reference to the first scene of the first episode of the series in which Monk is at a crime scene and asks Sharona if she checked the stove before they left. See more
When Monk confronts Judge Rickover, Rickover asks Monk if he's going to kill a federal judge. Rickover is actually a California state judge. See more
[Monk is holding his wife's killer at gunpoint
Judge Ethan Rickover
You're gonna kill a federal judge?
Tonight, I'm the judge.
When I Am Gone
Written and performed by Randy Newman See more