Mr. Monk and the Bully - S7-E14

Continuity mistake: When Monk and the others are in the hotel room where the victim has been discovered, Monk puts a flower onto his suit. Natalie then takes it off the suit, but in the next shot (as he turns around) the flower is still on him.


Mr. Monk and the UFO - S8-E3

Continuity mistake: When Mr. Monk enters the Sheriff's office, he is seen straightening out the shades on the front door, so that they are both even about half way down the window. When the Sheriff opens for the woman that was concerned about her relative, in the first shot the right window shade is now pulled all of the way down. Then, when the Sheriff closes the door, both of the shades are now even once again about half way down the window as before.

Mr. Monk and the Actor - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: The yellow-globed lamp on the movie set is hanging crooked when the actor playing Monk enters. He touches it, but doesn't move it at all, yet in the next shot, it's hanging straight. A few shots later, it's crooked again.

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Girl Who Cried Wolf - S3-E6

Continuity mistake: About midway through, the new nurse is sitting on Monk's kitchen counter eating a sandwich. She puts the sandwich down on a plate as she hops off, the shot switches to another angle to include Monk as she walks away, and the sandwich has suddenly jumped off the plate and is now lying on the counter a few feet away. Neither of them had time to pick it up or move it.

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Buried Treasure - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: When Monk and Dr. Kroger are in the session and Monk asks Dr. Kroger where he got his watch, Dr. Kroger puts his arm on the arm of the chair and his hand across his mouth. From the back, he has his hand on his cheek, but from the front again it is back on his mouth.

Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Sharona returns the dog, she opens the gate, turns around and closes & latches the gate. They even make a point of showing the latched gate before she is on the porch. As she is talking to the owner, you see the gate behind her open and then closed between shots. She had latched it, so all scenes should have shown it latched.

Mr. Monk Is At Your Service - S5-E12

Continuity mistake: Monk finds the magazine from which the butler cut out words for his blackmail note, and matches a scrap with the word "Police" on it to the article it was cut from - only the left and bottom edges of the scrap don't conform at all to the hole cut in the page. They haven't been trimmed more. In fact, the whole piece is much too large to fit into the space. (00:36:30)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Big Game - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: During a 30-second timeout, the scoreboard in the background is counting down the time. As the scoreboard hits 12 seconds, the shot changes to Mr. Monk and the team huddle. The scoreboard appears again in the following shot, for the remainder of the timeout. When the scoreboard reappears, the clock has more than 12 seconds on it.

Mr. Monk and the Daredevil - S6-E7

Continuity mistake: Monk drops the harmonica onto the coffee table, and it lands in a horizontal position. Monk doesn't touch it again, but it moves to a diagonal orientation and then back to a horizontal one between takes. (00:18:15)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife - S2-E14

Continuity mistake: In the pre-credits sequence, Karen attaches a clip to the right side of Leland's shirt, but a few seconds later, there is none on his right side. They are all on his left side. They also disappear and reappear.

Mr. Monk and His Biggest Fan - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: In the lumber yard, Randy shows a rare streak of genius by knocking out the bad guy with a 2x4 shoved through a stack of boards. When the 2x4 strikes Ringel, it stops its slide protruding about six inches from the stack. When the camera angle changes for the very next shot, the 2x4 is suddenly sticking out more than a foot. (00:39:30)

Jean G

Mr. Monk Is Up All Night - S6-E9

Continuity mistake: Gulliver makes a bet with Monk and puts $50 in bills on the bar. When Monk puts down a $50 bill to match the bet and slides it across the counter, Gulliver's money has changed positions, rotating 90 degrees without being touched. (00:22:30)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and His Biggest Fan - S6-E1

Continuity mistake: Near the end, when Ringel pulls a gun on Monk and Marcy, he reaches over and closes the venetian blinds. There's no gap in the shuttered blinds when he walks away from the window. Then there is. Then there isn't again. (00:34:30)

Jean G

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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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Adrian Monk: Unless I'm wrong, which, you know, I'm not.

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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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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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