Monk (2002–2009)
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Mr. Monk and the Marathon Man 

A woman is murdered during the San Francisco marathon and Monk suspects her married lover. But he was running the race, and his tracking chip says he never left.

Director:

Adam Davidson

Writers:

Andy Breckman (created by), Mitch Markowitz | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Tony Shalhoub ... Adrian Monk
Bitty Schram ... Sharona Fleming
Jason Gray-Stanford ... Randall Disher
Ted Levine ... Stottlemeyer
Peter Outerbridge ... Trevor McDowell
Paula Barrett Paula Barrett ... Angie Morrison
Arlene Mazerolle ... Tillie Graves
Martin Roach ... Carl Jenkins
Richard Zeppieri ... Arthur Zaleski
Zakes Mokae ... Tonday
Brendan Connor Brendan Connor ... Sportscaster
Marie Ward ... Gwen (as Brandi Marie Ward)
Bernard Kay Bernard Kay ... Man in Sweater
Natalia Jasen Natalia Jasen ... Mrs. McDowell
Shannon Barnett ... Uniformed Cop
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Storyline

A woman is murdered during the San Francisco marathon and Monk suspects her married lover, Trevor McDowell, even though he was running in the race. Although McDowell disappears from the video tape of the race less than halfway through and reappears only at the end, the data from a computer chip indicates that he was present at all checkpoints during the race. After interrogating the murdered woman's ex-husband as a possible suspect only to find that his alibi is probably credible, a frustrated Stottlemeyer provides Monk with a brilliant suggestion--that the computer chip was passed off to someone else during the race. Monk meanwhile has the chance to visit his hero, an aging runner from Nigeria whom Sharona briefly suspects may be the murderer's accomplice--a theory Monk refuses even to consider. When Monk figures out what really happened, he must catch the murderer himself to prove his theory. Written by WyattJones

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 2002 (USA) See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The second of two times that Peter Outerbridge plays an athlete. He was in the winter Olympics (a bobsledder to be exact) in Cool Runnings (1993). See more »

Goofs

The TV station is channel 10 KPOV. KPOV is an FM radio station on 88.9FM in Bend, Oregon. See more »

Quotes

[in the late Gwen Zaleski's apartment]
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: [on his cell phone] That's what I thought. Thanks, Paul.
[hangs up]
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: Boys and girls, listen up. That was the medical examiner. She was strangled before she went over the edge. This is now a homicide investigation. Which means, do not touch anything, don't lean on anything, and be careful where you walk.
[to Monk]
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: What do you think?
Adrian Monk: She lived alone?
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: Yeah, she lived alone, but check this out.
[opens the refrigerator]
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer: Excuse me. She has beer in the fridge and... ...
[...]
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Connections

References Marathon Man (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Monk Theme
Written by Jeff Beal
Performed by Grant Geissman
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GREAT EPISODE FOR MONK
31 January 2018 | by jamontjohnson-83319See all my reviews

GREAT PLOT WITH A VERY NEAT ENDING FOR MONK THAT WOULD SURPRISE YOU THAT ARE NEWCOMERS BUT IT CONTINUES THE STORY FOR MONK AS TO HOW COULD SOMEONE HAVE MURDERED IF THEY WERE SOMEWHERE ELSE AT A MARATHON RACE WITH A TIMER(TRACKER) HOW DID HE DO IT?!


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