Natalie is determined to throw a surprise party for Mr. Monk, even though he's certain that she can't do it. Meanwhile, a janitor is killed shortly before a businessman is poisoned. Mr. Monk is distracted during the case, because he's always on the look out for a surprise party being sprung on him, and also obsessed with a new vacuum cleaner! Captain Stottlemeyer finally sees some romance in the form of Virginia Madsen as T. K. Jensen.
Did You Know?
Monk dancing with the vacuum cleaner is a reference to the commercials in which Fred Astaire was dancing with a digitally added Dirt Devil vacuum cleaner. See more
The victim screamed longer than he would have having gone through a shredder with all of the blades shown. See more
If you buy me something, then I have to pretend to like it. And then I have to remember to thank you, and then I have to return it, and it's a nightmare. It's a nightmare!
References Royal Wedding