Monk (2002–2009)
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Mr. Monk Falls in Love 

Monk is smitten with an attractive former dancer and when she's accused of murder, he agrees to help her, even though all the evidence points to her, and continues searching--even after she confesses to the crime.

Director:

Arlene Sanford

Writers:

Andy Breckman (created by), Josh Siegal | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Tony Shalhoub ... Adrian Monk
Traylor Howard ... Natalie Teeger
Jason Gray-Stanford ... Randall Disher
Ted Levine ... Captain Leland Stottlemeyer
Joanna Pacula ... Leyla Zlatavich
Jaime Gomez ... Sanchez
John D'Aquino ... McKiernan
Kristina Anapau ... Amanda
Darlene Kardon Darlene Kardon ... Elderly Zemenian Woman
Elizabeth Liebel Elizabeth Liebel ... Refugee Mother (as Elizabeth Leibel)
Guy Nardulli ... Officer Spumante
Marcus Demian ... Elderly Zemenian Man
Rita Zohar ... Mrs. Zlatavich
Shaun O'Hagan ... Bully Barber
Todd Abrams Todd Abrams ... Zemenian Chef
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Storyline

Monk is smitten with an attractive former dancer and when she's accused of murder, he agrees to help her, even though all the evidence points to her, and continues searching--even after she confesses to the crime.

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Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 2008 (USA) See more »

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Color | Black and White (flashback sequence)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

As correctly stated, most of the fictitious language spoken is actually Polish. The actress is Polish after all. Yet at a bus stop a woman says "spasibo" which is Russian. See more »

Goofs

When Lt. Disher and his girlfriend get into the back seat of the taxi in the opening scenes, the taxi driver, although dead, can be seen to be breathing, albeit shallowly and in one instance, actually swallows. See more »

Quotes

[Below are the translations of what Monk and Natalie are saying when asking a woman in a Zemenian community on where to find Leyla's mother]
Adrian Monk: [in Zemenian] We are looking for the sad stick.
[no reply]
Adrian Monk: Seen the sad stick?
[still no reply]
Adrian Monk: Sad stick?
Natalie Teeger: [in Zemenian] Sad stick!
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References The Horse Whisperer (1998) See more »

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Terrible writing, casting and direction
27 April 2015 | by Serengeti83See all my reviews

The plot was threadbare, implausible, and downright lazy- no clues, red herrings, detection, deduction. Not even the usual "here's what happened". Because there was nothing to explain. The casting was atrocious- the woman who was supposed to remind Monk of his angelic wife looked old, unkempt, haggard and definitely not love-at- first-sight material. The thought of Monk being in love with her was impossible to digest. The mother looked more put-together and groomed than her daughter. Her perfectly combed hair wasn't disturbed even in the lukewarm reconciliation scene. And the director was too bored to figure that a woman who had landed two days ago in a city was not likely to have an apartment, much less window boxes filled with her favourite flowers.


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