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.
Did You Know?
Danny Trejo (who plays Spider) previously starred with Tony Shalhoub in Spy Kids
(2001). See more
If Ray Kaspo was supposed to be the only victim of the poisoned chili, the inmate Tucker would have only spiked the chili on his tray and not the entire pot like they showed in the flashback. He wasn't going to eat that entire pot all by himself. See more
[cornered in the rec room, Monk grabs a telephone
Nazis in the rec room! We've got Nazis here! This is a Nazi alert!
[the phone cord dangles, cut
References The Silence of the Lambs