David Strathairn plays chess in this episode, and it references chess throughout. In the episode Mr. Monk and the Genius, David Strathairn played a murderous chess master. See more
In flashback, Dr. Rosen is clean shaven while playing chess with Marcus but Marcus looks the same age. In the previous episode Dr. Rosen had a beard and presumably shaved his beard to change his appearance after his attempted assassination. See more
Dr. Lee Rosen
There are over six billion people on planet Earth. Ordinary folks like you and me. But if you look around carefully, you might find that some of these ordinary folks have extraordinary abilities. I call them Alphas. Some Alphas, like the ones I work with, can do things that would amaze you. Others, the angry, the lost, the afraid, have abilities that, frankly, can be terrifying.
People Don't Understand (Theme Song)
Performed by Trey Lockerbie
Written by Peter Luke Adams
and Erik Kertes See more