After the unsolved murder of his wife, Trudy (Stellina Rusich and Melora Hardin), Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub) develops obsessive-compulsive disorder, which includes his terror of germs and contamination. His condition costs him his job as a prominent homicide detective in the San Francisco Police Department, but he continues to solve crimes with the help of his assistant and his former boss.
New episodes. Same obsessions.
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Did You Know?
The Police station where Captain Leland Stottlemeyer and Lieutenant Randall Disher work, as well as several crimes throughout the series, are said to be located on Vinton Street in San Francisco. However, the real Vinton is in Madison, New Jersey, where Series Creator Andy Breckman
lives. The market in season six, episode six, "Mr. Monk and the Buried Treasure", was called Vinton Street Market, but that was not its actual name. See more
In the city of San Francisco, there is no police rank of 'Detective'. The title is 'Inspector'. See more
You'll thank me later.
It's a Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
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