Monk (2002–2009)
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Mr. Monk and the Candidate: Part 1 

A former San Francisco police detective suffering from an extreme case of obsessive-compulsive disorder is called in to investigate an apparent assassination attempt of a mayoral candidate in which one of his bodyguards is killed.

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... Adrian Monk
... Sharona Fleming
... Lt. Randall Disher
... Captain Leland Stottlemeyer
... Benjy Fleming (as Kane Richotte)
... Warren St. Claire
... Gavin Lloyd
... Sheldon Burger
... Jesse Goodman
... Miranda St. Claire
... Dr. Charles Kroger
... Jake
Shawn Reis ... Ian Sykes
... Lieutenant Gitomer
... Carl (as Chris Shyer)
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A former San Francisco police detective suffering from an extreme case of obsessive-compulsive disorder is called in to investigate an apparent assassination attempt of a mayoral candidate in which one of his bodyguards is killed.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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12 July 2002 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Jason Gray-Stanford who plays Lt. Disher originally auditioned for the role of Deputy Mayor Shelden Burger. See more »

Goofs

In the scene after the funeral it is clearly sunny though in the next scene when they are getting in the car it is raining. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Adrian Monk: [surveying a crime scene] The stove.
Lt. Gitomer: Over here. It's in the kitchen.
Adrian Monk: No... I mean *my* stove. I-I think I left it on.
Sharona Fleming: It's okay. I, uh, checked it as we were leaving.
Adrian Monk: Are you sure? Did you turn the knob?
Sharona Fleming: Yeah.
Adrian Monk: The little knob, though?
Sharona Fleming: I turned all the knobs. The stove is off, Adrian.
Lt. Gitomer: We believe it was a burglary gone sour. She walked in, she surprised him, he panicked, he left there from the kitchen.
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Connections

Spoofs The Third Man (1949) See more »

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It's A Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
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Gotta Watch
7 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

This show is awesome..I love the way it is acted out, and how out of the ordinary Monk is. I don't know if I could put up with him (the detective) irl, but its one of the most interesting shows that has been aired recently. This show has its own quirks, and is worth watching if you enjoy reading Robert Parker books. Please, watch this show so it can stay on the air.


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