Mr. Monk Joins a Cult - S6-E11

Continuity mistake: After Dr. Kroger tosses Trudy's picture to the floor, Monk drops the book he's been holding onto the mattress and kneels to retrieve the photo. In the next shot, the book has jumped to a spot on the floor beside him. (00:34:00)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Leper - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: While Dr. Polanski talks to Monk and Natalie in his waiting room, he's gesturing with both hands held out in front of him. When the shot changes angles, he's abruptly standing with his hands clasped behind his back. Next cut, he's gesturing again. (00:05:00)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the End - Part II - S8-E16

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Monk is waiting at the fountain to meet Trudy's daughter Molly Evans, he is seen standing up and walking to his right and at the same time he buttons up all three buttons of his suit jacket. He then sits down again at another part of the fountain for a brief moment and stands up again. When he does so, all buttons are now unbuttoned. After this, a man and woman go past him and then Mr. Monk is seen unbuttoning the middle button.

Mr. Monk Makes the Playoffs - S7-E13

Continuity mistake: Just where was that evidence locker? Randy borrows a big screen TV from the evidence room and pushes it upstairs toward the ground floor office, indicating the evidence locker is in the basement. But when Natalie arrives and walks through the office, she goes up the stairs instead of down to find Randy with the TV wedged in the stairwell, indicating the evidence room is on the upper floor. The TV wedged itself tight on his way up the stairs, so he hasn't moved it in the meantime: he's in exactly the same spot with the same picture on the wall. (00:40:30)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Three Pies - S2-E11

Continuity mistake: When Van Rankin takes the borrowed flour from his kitchen counter and hands it to Sharona, it's in a standard paper flour sack, and the counter is clean. Later, there's flour dust on the counter and the impression of a large, round flour tin - like the one in Monk's kitchen - instead of an imprint of the paper sack. (00:37:20)

Jean G

Mr. Monk Gets Lotto Fever - S7-E3

Continuity mistake: Right after the taxi driver drives off and the couple approaches Monk and Natalie there is a man passing by right behind the couple, but when camera angle changes within a split second that man is gone.

Mr. Monk Goes to a Rock Concert - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: There are two mistakes when Natalie runs up to Monk after he leaves the port-a-potty. First, notice that when Monk is replying to Natalie's first question, her thumb is sticking out, but it isn't when the shot cuts to a front shot of Natalie. Secondly, as Natalie is leading Monk away, her purse has gone from being over her shoulder to being over her elbow, and back when Monk and Natalie turn to see Stork's body fall out of the port-a-potty. (00:11:45 - 00:12:20)


Mr. Monk and the Genius - S7-E2

Continuity mistake: As soon as Monk finishes his summation to Patrick Kloster during the funeral parlor scene, he tells Natalie to call Stottlemeyer, and she walks away to get some privacy. Natalie is still in the background, a few feet away, when the two elderly mourners come in and Monk mistakes the woman in the coffin for the murder victim. Natalie is still visible behind the mourners for the first few shots, but then disappears, and suddenly is standing right beside Monk. (00:19:00 - 00:21:00)


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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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Mr. Monk Goes to Mexico - S2-E2

Trivia: According to co-producer Tom Scharpling, the Mexican homicide cops are purposely written as parodies of Stottlemeyer and Disher, right down to their attitudes, their ranks, their suits, and Captain Alameda's mustache. Even the bumbling lieutenant's name is a little joke on Disher. Plato means "dish" in Spanish.

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Answer: Stottlemeyer was already upset after the phone call. He was trying to get "Kevin" (who would have to be a judge, but no further character information is given) to issue a restraining order with no evidence of needing one, except that Adrian Monk said she needs one. Kevin said he would need to "sleep on it." So it's clear they've been trying to provide protection and unable to get the results they need, which seems to be based on no one trusting Monk the way Stottlemeyer does. He's just angry that they failed to protect Linda despite all their work. Although it does feel like a scene was cut, or altered, from the show that shows the futile attempts to protect Linda which built up to his outrage.


Answer: While walking upstairs in the victims house randy starts messing with his out of place tennis shoes. When he gets upstairs to monks he has on other shoes. Could have to do with the expensive rug.

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