Monk (2002–2009)
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Mr. Monk Goes to the Dentist 

Monk must face his fears of dentists after Randy believes he witnesses a murder while under anasthetics. The problem is, the case is connected to a recent armored car robbery.

Director:

Jefery Levy

Writers:

Andy Breckman (created by), David Breckman (teleplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Shalhoub ... Adrian Monk
Traylor Howard ... Natalie Teeger
Jason Gray-Stanford ... Randall Disher
Ted Levine ... Captain Leland Stottlemeyer
Brooke Langton ... Terri
Michael Dempsey ... Detective Patterson
David Shackelford ... Neal Graham
Brian Kimmet ... Aaron
Sven Holmberg ... Brendan
Joel Bryant ... Chad
David Pressman ... Marty
Rick Yudt ... Hal
Jon Favreau ... Dr. Oliver Bloom
Christian Pikes Christian Pikes ... Little Boy
Gregory T. Daniel Gregory T. Daniel ... Chuckling Detective (as Gregg Daniel)
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Storyline

Monk must face his fears of dentists after Randy believes he witnesses a murder while under anasthetics. The problem is, the case is connected to a recent armored car robbery.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Monk's irrational fears in order of severity from most to least are as follows: dentists, germs, needles, milk, death, snakes, mushrooms, heights, crowds, elevators. In the first episode with Traylor Howard, Monk also states that he has a phobia of birth. See more »

Goofs

When Stottlemeyer and Disher are talking in the garage Disher's guitar strap has a wide shoulder pad over his shoulder when shot from the back but when shot from the front there is no pad, just a narrow strap. See more »

Quotes

Adrian Monk: Are you gonna be crying a lot? Maybe you wanna lean over the sink...
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Connections

Referenced in Monk: Mr. Monk and the Really, Really Dead Guy (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

It's a Jungle Out There
(uncredited)
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Randy Newman
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Drill time
2 September 2020 | by safenoeSee all my reviews

This really brought back chilling memories, with Monk revealing every fear on going to the dentist. I wondered how the crime was committed, and we're kept guessing until the very end. Top notch writing in this fine episode. Reminded me of Marathon Man.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2006 (USA) See more »

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