Mr. Monk and the Miracle - S7-E9

Continuity mistake: When Natalie enters Monk kitchen with a bag of groceries, from one angle the bag is on top of the cutting board. In the side angle she is removing items from the bag on the counter. (00:17:57)

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

Continuity mistake: While at the crime scene in the junkyard, Monk is trying to explain things, but is unable to concentrate because one of the stacked junked cars still has a headlight in it. Frustrated, the Captain shoots the light out so Monk can continue, but as the screen pulls back the headlight is still unbroken in the car.


Mr. Monk and Sharona - S8-E10

Continuity mistake: In the flashbacks of Sharona's uncle's fall, he's lying perpendicular to the steps, but in the photos of the incident we saw earlier, he was lying in line with them. In fact in the last flashback showing the murder his position changes again, turning from a 90 degree angle to be more like 45.

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Mr. Monk and the Class Reunion - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: During the touch football game, when Natalie first throws the ball to Monk, he catches it and a guy in a blue T-shirt and jeans is running up behind him. Angle switches as Monk twists out of the way, and it's a different guy wearing black shorts instead. A few cuts later and Monk runs past the same guy in black shorts again.

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Mr. Monk and the Paperboy - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: Stottlemeyer says "does that make any sense to you?" as Monk is straightening the pots on the mantelpiece - all the lid handles are horizontal. The camera cuts away for a second, cuts back, and the lid on the far right has suddenly rotated 90°, whereupon Monk straightens it to be horizontal like the others.

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Mr. Monk Makes A Friend - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: The position of Gail's body moves at the crime scene from when officers cover her head with the tarp to when the Captain uncovers her a few moments later. At first, her left hand is under her forehead and covered by her hair, but then the hand is away from her head and not covered by hair.


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

Continuity mistake: The Captain hits the murderer at the end with his left hand. In the next shot of the Captain he is shaking his right hand as though that is the hand he used to hit the murderer.

Mr. Monk, Private Eye - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When Linda is showing the apartment to the Captain, she has her phone in her left hand and crosses her arms. Her arms stay crossed, but then in a later shot, with her arms still crossed, the phone is in her right hand.


Mr. Monk, Private Eye - S5-E5

Continuity mistake: When Jay pulls up to the marina, he parks at an angle and quickly jumps out and then we see him take off in his boat. When the Captain arrives, Jay's car is no longer at an angle and is parked properly.


Mr. Monk Gets Drunk - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: When Monk and Al are sitting to drink wine, Al grabs his bottle with one hand to pour the wine and the other hand is hanging down to his side. In the next shot, as he's pouring the wine, he's holding the glass with the other hand. In the next shot, his hand is by his side again.


Mr. Monk Gets Stuck in Traffic - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: When Monk is talking to Daniel on the radio, in the shots from inside the truck, Krystal is standing next to the open door, to Monk's left when he turns to face her. In the shots from outside the truck, Krystal is now away from the door and to Monk's right.


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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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Trivia: The flight attendant Monk drives crazy in 1-13 is played by his real-life wife. She also plays Sheriff Butterfield in "Monk visits a farm"and the crazy cat lady in 8-14.

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Question: Is it ever stated (in-universe or otherwise) if Natalie has a second job, or how she can afford everything, including all her new cars (I've seen her in at least 5 new cars, including an Audi)? She's always complaining she's broke, even after it's revealed she's a Davenport. But she also claims she doesn't take money from them. Plus, she's always trying to get Monk to pay her and/or pay her the full amount she's owed.


Answer: Through the entire show, I don't recall her ever mentioning another job. The two explanations I had for being able to afford those cars, was there might have been a life insurance policy after her husbands death (or Mitch left her quite a bit after he died). The other may have been she had accepted some money from her family willingly or unwillingly asked for it. But in truth, I would imagine it was for product placement in the show. Most shows like Monk tend to keep the characters moderately wealthy or financially healthy, so they can insert products or items for the characters to use. Phones, food items, cars etc.

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Answer: In one of the episodes it shows her going back home and that she came from money. Her parents are wealthy. Maybe that is the answer.

But in the show after it's revealed she comes from money, she states she doesn't take money from her parents, despite still visiting them.


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