Mr. Monk Gets Drunk - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Natalie and Al are struggling, the gun lands on the table and there's a basket of corks. Somehow when Al gets the gun, the basket is tipped over and the corks are on the table. But after Monk hits Al, the corks are all back in the basket, which is upright.


Mr. Monk Goes to Vegas - S3-E14

Continuity mistake: The stacks of chips Monk bets when the dealer says they can't cover that change when Mr. Thorn says they can. Some stacks are shorter and have different colors on top. They change again when Monk figures out the case.


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Suggested correction: This is wrong, it was just the way the camera angle made the cage appear where I couldn't differentiate the space between the bars, so it looked like there must have been a covering.


Mr. Monk Goes to Jail - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: When Monk and Sharona talk to Sylvia in the prison library the second time, the books on her desk change in various shots. At first, you see 3 piles of books, all with blue books on top. In the next shot the blue book closest to her is gone. In the next shot, she's straightening a red book next to her, but it goes back to being crooked.


Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man - S2-E5

Continuity mistake: When the Captain is eating his sandwich while talking to Monk, the position of the sandwich and amount eaten keeps changing. He'll have it in his hand, but in the next shot it's on the plate. And you see him take a 2nd bite, but later only 1 bite has been taken.


Mr. Monk Goes to Jail - S2-E16

Factual error: When Monk visits the prison for the first time, he is searched, passed, and has a mini-panic attack because people have touched him. Sharona steps forward to comfort him, and she puts her arms around him. This is a very serious breach of procedure and it is not possible for the guards to miss it, because Sharona has not been searched. It's a common technique for trying to pass contraband called 'a touch through' - a person with an item to be smuggled into the prison (drugs, usually), passes them on to a person who has been searched and is therefore 'clean'. Monk would be taken back to the guard's station to be searched again. He would not be allowed leniency because the guards happen to know or to like him - visitor ingress and egress is always done under CCTV and the guard would know he was being watched - quite possibly by someone who doesn't know who Monk and Sharona are.

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Suggested correction: Sharona was searched first by the female guard.

In fact Sharona breaks away from the female guard to go to Monk. She has NOT been searched.

The correction is correct. The female guard already finished patting Sharona down before the male guard even had a chance to start his pat down of Monk.


Yeah, the correction is correct. I went back six times through that clip: Sharona and Monk both get searched, and then Sharona touches Monk.

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Mr. Monk and the Garbage Strike - S5-E2

Question: Why would it have been political suicide if it was discovered that Mayor Nicholson was secretly meeting with Cusack to end the garbage strike? If anything, if the people found out that they were meeting to find a way to end the garbage strike, wouldn't that have made everybody happy considering how much garbage was piling up all over the city?

Answer: The two men are trying to work out a secret deal between them without involving the union, which means the workers' interests aren't being represented and defeats the whole purpose of a union. The mayor would lose labor's support and Cusack's union troubles would just be starting.

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