A mob boss needs Monk's help to figure out who murdered some members of the family. Monk reluctantly takes the case when the FBI offers to help get him reinstated in exchange for the information he gathers.
Did You Know?
The answer to the crossword puzzle question Monk asked the Chinese man is apparently Leon Jaworski, the Special Prosecutor who investigated Pres. Richard Nixon during the Watergate scandal. See more
When Sal offers Monk and Sharona some scungilli, Stottlemeyer and Disher, sitting in a nearby van, hear it over Monk's wire. Stottlemeyer explains to Disher that scungilli is octopus. That is incorrect. Scungilli is an Italian dish made from the meat of a mollusk or conch. See more
[Monk and Sharona are brought to meet mob boss Lucarelli, who's chopping fish in the kitchen of a restaurant
[he shakes hands, Adrian immediately starts wiping his down
Oh, he-he does this with everybody, really, he doesn't mean any disrespect.
I have blood on my hands.
Yes, you do.