Mr. Monk Is on the Run (1) - S6-E15

New this month Continuity mistake: When Monk is shot he staggers back against the wooden railing - his arms are barely a foot above it, no way he'd overbalance and fall over. In the angle from behind the railing only comes up to about his waist, and he promptly topples over it.

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Mr. Monk and the End - Part I - S8-E15

Continuity mistake: In 3-7 "Employee of the Month", Joe Christie says he was with Monk when he got the news of Trudy's death. He said Monk had been laughing, and that he never heard him laugh again. In this episode Monk and Stottlemeyer get called to the scene of a crime, a women's clinic. In this episode there is a flashback to the exact same location years earlier and to Stottlemeyer getting the phone call about Trudy's death. He and Monk were working a case that day and Joe Christie was not present.

Mr. Monk's 100th Case - S7-E7

Continuity mistake: They interview Jimmy Belmont in prison, who complains how Monk sent him there for killing Randy's uncle in 'Mr. Monk Visits a Farm.' However, in that episode, Monk tricked everyone (including Randy) into believing Randy had solved the murder.

Brian Katcher

Mr. Monk Is on the Run (1) - S6-E15

Continuity mistake: When Monk attempts to steal the truck at the gas station and grabs the sleeping driver's keys, he drives the truck in circles and then stops. When he stops, the truck is exactly parallel to the end of the concrete slab where the gas pumps are located. However, when the police arrive, the truck is now at a different angle with the back of the truck now being closer to the end of the concrete slab than the front. The gas station attendant would not have moved the truck himself as the police would have told him not to touch anything at the scene.

Mr. Monk and the Billionaire Mugger - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: When Sharon asks Sydney's old flame about the mugging 20 years ago, the glasses in front of them are full when they are being filmed from behind Sydney's ex, then are half empty being shown from behind Sharon, and in the next shot they are full again. (00:32:00)

Mr. Monk and the Red-Headed Stranger - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: In the closing scene with Willie Nelson, there are a few times when the clarinet music changes notes, yet Monk's fingers do not move. There is also one point where Monk takes a breath mid-note.

Mr. Monk Gets Stuck in Traffic - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: The murderer picks up the victim's cell phone and puts it in front of his cell phone. Then later in the flashback the murderer had in the truck he puts the cell phone behind his own cell phone.

Mr. Monk and the Earthquake - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: Sharona tells her sister that Monk needs the guest room because he "doesn't sleep on couches," but in "Mr. Monk and the Marathon Man," she had to stop him from taking a nap on the victim's couch. (00:15:15)

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Mr. Monk and the Game Show - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: Whilst Monk is being introduced to the long standing winner on the show a stagehand is adjusting the microphone on his jacket with both hands. As he says "Are you almost done?" the shot changes and the stagehand is just using his left arm to adjust it. The stagehand then pulls his arm away but the next shot he is adjusting the mic again and using both hands to do it. It keeps changing throughout the rest of the scene.

Lummie Premium member

Mr. Monk and the Red-Headed Stranger - S1-E12

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Willie Nelson is rehearsing, his pigtails change position depending on the shot.

Mr. Monk Gets Hypnotized - S7-E8

Continuity mistake: As his hypnosis session begins, Monk's arms change back and forth between takes, from resting on the arms of the chair to folded across his stomach. (00:12:30)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Man Who Shot Santa - S6-E10

Continuity mistake: At the end, the glass of egg nog Julie and Natalie leave on the floor disappears after they stand up to talk to Monk. (00:40:40)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Captain's Marriage - S4-E12

Continuity mistake: In the hospital scene, the items on Gerald's tray change positions several times between takes. (00:27:00)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Red Herring - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: When Natalie puts out the fire with the extinguisher, the nozzle is still pushed down when she uses it, but when she puts it on the table, in the next shot the nozzle is fully extended. There are a number of times during the scene, when Monk is trying to figure out how to use it, where the nozzle's position keeps changing between shots.

Lummie Premium member

Mr. Monk Visits a Farm - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: Natalie carries a large box full of house plants into Monk's kitchen and starts placing them one by one on the counter while he answers the phone. Each time the shot changes, a large red flower switches itself from the left side of one plant to the right side and back again, and sometimes disappears altogether. (00:09:00)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Sleeping Suspect - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When the bomb lands in Sharona's arms it's opening faces towards her. But in the next shot it faces away from her although the motion detector was set to detonate the bomb at the slightest movement.

Mr. Monk and the Garbage Strike - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: The edition of the San Francisco Chronicle with the headline on Jimmy Cusack's death is dated April 1, 2006. However, at the end of the episode, which is a few days later, the newspaper with the front page photo of Stottlemeyer arresting Ron Neely, is dated March 24, 2006. In addition to the fact that the date of the arrest is a full week before the date of the murder, April 1, 2006 fell on a Saturday, when the episode says the murder was on a Monday night. (00:05:05 - 00:40:25)


Mr. Monk Fights City Hall - S7-E16

Continuity mistake: Season 7: "Mr. Monk Fights City Hall": Monk tells the councilwoman that he knows how the vote went last week because he was there. Yet a few days later, when he and Natalie arrive at city hall for the next meeting, he has to ask which room and which floor the council meets on. (00:07:50)

Jean G

Mr. Monk Meets His Dad - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: Jack's big rig has a huge Christmas wreath on the front grill. When the truck loses its brakes, there's an overhead view of it careening down the road, and the wreath has disappeared. It's back in the next shot, though. (00:34:30)

Jean G

Mr. Monk Takes Manhattan - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the two guys are playing chess, the guy with the black hat knocks over the chess pieces after losing. He then starts scrambling up the pieces and leaving his hands near the chess board. When the shot changes to a wide shot of Monk walking away the guy suddenly has his hands on his head.

Lummie Premium member

Mr. Monk Visits a Farm - S5-E14

Character mistake: When Randy Disher is having Chinese food in his apartment with his new girlfriend in 3-12 "Mr. Monk Gets Cabin Fever", he gets a fortune stating that he is going to get money from his uncle, and says that he doesn't have an uncle. In this episode Randy inherits a farm from his uncle who appears to have committed suicide, but was actually murdered.

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Suggested correction: Randy says when that uncle dies that they were never close, so his leaving him the farm comes as a total surprise. It's still a character mistake, however, Randy is established as the sort of person who could "blank out" a relative that long-lost.

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