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 character of Salvatore Lucarelli reappears in the Lee Goldberg novel 'Mr. Monk and the Dirty Cop'. Lee Goldberg also co-wrote this episode. See more
The condition of the fish Sal is chopping up changes from one scene to the next, going from beheaded, to intact, to sliced, etc. 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.