After the unsolved murder of his wife, Adrian Monk 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.
Don't worry. It's safe to come out.
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Did You Know?
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer's address (effective Monk: Mr. Monk, Private Eye
(2006) when he moved into his new place after Karen divorced him) is revealed in Monk: Mr. Monk Is on the Run: Part 2
(2008)(#6.16). It's as follows. 338 Folsom St. San Francisco, CA 90019. The address is real, however, the correct ZIP code is 94105. 90019 is in Los Angeles. In fact, it's the ZIP code for the Freedomtown scene in Scarface
(1983), the post office branch for that ZIP code is right across the street from where that scene was filmed. See more
Boxes on shelves above couch in Monk's apartment are often placed in different distances from each other. Monk with his urges wouldn't miss it and would arrange it correctly. See more
I'm calling the Captain.
Referenced in Workaholics: Real Time
It's a Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
(all season 2-? episodes) See more