Monk deals with leprosy on two fronts as he's called to testify that a leper is indeed alive so that his money isn't given away.
Did You Know?
On its original airing, this episode was presented first in black & white and then in color. USA Network then held an on-line poll for viewers to indicate which version they preferred. The episode opened with Tony Shalhoub
providing an intro from the set about how it would be airing in black & white. It closed with Ted Levine
and Jason Gray-Stanford
introducing the color version, with Ted insisting it was better in color and Jason preferring to agree with Tony. See more
When Randy is trying to pry his photo off of the wall in the doctor's office, he causes most of the other photos to fall off the wall, and leaves a huge hole where his photo was. A few seconds later the other photos are back up and the hole has repaired itself, with only some glue residue remaining where his photo was. It is mentioned in the audio commentary that this is the result of the scene being created from several takes. See more
[looking at a photo of a young Randy Disher with a severe acne-covered face
Is that Randy? Oh my God! That is so funny! Not a funny in a haha-way, more a funny in a 'Oh boy this will really embarrass him'-way.