When a man who was scheduled to be executed is killed before his execution. Monk goes to the prison to help. However, Monk is so turned off by how filthy the prison is and upon hearing that he would have been dead anyway tries to leave. But Dale "The Whale" Biderbeck whose murder plot Monk solved, who is also in the same prison calls him and tells him that he is a suspect but Monk knows that the motive that he is suspected of is not motive enough for him to kill. So he asks Monk to solve the case in exchange for giving Monk information on his wife's murder.
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How exactly did Spyder find Monk when Monk was being attacked by the Nazis? How did he even know Monk needed his help? What was he doing wandering around the prison in the first place? See more
[Monk finds out which of the inmates stole Spyder's watch
It was a few minutes off, I reset it for you.
I'll take care of them later. That was pretty impressive! How'd you know it was him?
Well, I figured whoever stole your watch would have their sleeves rolled down so you wouldn't see it. There were only four guys in the whole yard with their sleeves rolled down, and he was the tallest one.
The shelf in your cell was four feet from the bars. He's the only one who could reach it.
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References The Silence of the Lambs