Mr. Monk Is on the Run (2) - S6-E16

Continuity mistake: Monk kicks an oil drum across the floor toward Rawlins. In the master shot, it rolls half the distance and passes a black line on the concrete. The angle changes to a view from behind Monk and Natalie as the barrel keeps rolling and almost reaches Rawlins. But when the master shot returns, the barrel is again just passing the midway line on the floor. (00:25:00)

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Mr. Monk Gets a New Shrink - S5-E7

Continuity mistake: When the cleaning woman's body is found, she's lying on the floor face up. A short time later, despite repeated admonitions that nothing should be or has been touched, the corpse has somehow turned itself over and is now lying face down. (00:02:05 - 00:07:45)

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Mr. Monk Gets Drunk - S4-E5

Continuity mistake: Monk and Natalie question the landlady, Sylvia, about the missing guest. Every time the camera angle changes, Sylvia's arms change from being crossed in front of her to hanging loosely at her sides.

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Mr. Monk Takes Manhattan - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Monk is lost in the street crowd after getting pushed into the subway car, his left shirt collar is sticking up over his coat. It's still up when he puts his hands to his head, but is tucked neatly back in in the next shot, though he still has both hands on his head. A few seconds later, it's the right collar flap that's sticking out instead.

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Mr. Monk and Little Monk - S4-E8

Continuity mistake: When the kids are standing in front of the lockers, one of them is holding Monk's clarinet. The position of the instrument in his hand keeps changing between shots, from bell-up to bell-down, then bell-up again.

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Mr. Monk Gets Stuck in Traffic - S3-E13

Continuity mistake: In the beginning of the episode, right after Ray Galardi kills Steve Marriot, Galardi puts him in the passenger side door of his VW Beetle and drives him up inside the dump-truck. Galardi puts him in the VW driver's seat, and walks around to the other side of the Beetle. This is all well and good, but, Marriot's head switches positions from the time when Galardi puts him in the car to the time he walks around and starts the engine.

Mr. Monk Goes to Jail - S2-E16

Continuity mistake: The large blue Nazi/Swastika tattoo on the left side of the head Nazi's neck changes from being neat and symmetrical to uneven during the course of the episode. This is most noticeable when comparing the exercise-yard "you stole the watch" scene to the black-and-white "solving the case" flashback scene.

Mr. Monk Takes His Medicine - S3-E9

Continuity mistake: In Stottlemeyer's hospital room, a medicated Monk finishes off the leftover pudding from the food tray. Then, while he's talking to them, the pudding smeared on his upper lip disappears and reappears between shots.

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Mr. Monk and the Panic Room - S3-E2

Continuity mistake: Darwin the chimp pulls a large blue bowl from Monk's kitchen cupboard and throws it on the floor, breaking it. We cut to a close-up of Darwin spinning, then pull back as he starts pulling out glasses - and the blue bowl is back on the shelf, intact. When the angry landlord enters, Darwin pulls the same bowl from a different shelf and throws it again.

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Mr. Monk Meets His Dad - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: When Julie talks to Monk on the phone, her hair is down over her right shoulder but swept back behind her left one. When she hangs up and hands the phone to her mom, the hair is suddenly covering her left shoulder instead, and now her right shoulder is bare. (00:17:15)

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Mr. Monk vs. the Cobra - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: After Monk has been found in the coffin, Natalie and the captain comment on his smiling and the camera shows the candle has melted down all over Monk's hand. Then when the camera comes in closer, the candle is whole again and monk's expression has changed a little from the previous shot.

Mr. Monk Goes to the Dentist - S4-E15

Continuity mistake: When Randy is at Monk's place talking about hiring him, Monk says "Like who?" to which Randy replies "Like Me". While Randy says this he is holding a glass with one hand, the other being in his pocket. In the next shot, when Natalie says "Is it about the dentist?", Randy is holding it with two hands. Then, in the next shot, he is holding it with one hand again.


Mr. Monk and the Red Herring - S3-E10

Continuity mistake: At the science fair, after Lyle Peck lights the poster on fire he puts the Bunsen burner onto the table a little away from its original position but when the camera angle changes it is back where it originally was, under the beaker and stand.

Mr. Monk and Mrs. Monk - S4-E6

Continuity mistake: When the Trudy impersonator is talking to Janice's father in the diner, the venetian blinds on the window to his left alternate between raised and lowered positions as the shots change. (00:06:50)

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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.

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

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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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