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.
Obsessive. Compulsive. Detective.
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Did You Know?
In Germany, the series is presented by a well-known brand of consumer tissue (as of April 2008), playing with Monk's obsessive-compulsive behavior. See more
Monk drinks bottled water, which isn't as pure as everyone thinks. It has about 200ppm (parts per million) of contaminants (compared to about 400ppm for tap water). Monk of all people would know that. See more
It's a Jungle Out There
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
(all season 2-? episodes) See more