Monk (2002)

4 mistakes in Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month

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Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month - S3-E7

Audio problem: There is a high-pitched feedback noise that is only audible every time one particular camera is being shown during this scene. (00:10:35)


Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month - S3-E7

Plot hole: Monk wants to take a look at the case that got Christie to leave the force. But given that they are ordinary cops they would not be able to just go and pull internal affairs files.

Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: When the episode begins, the Employee Of The Month is shown walking into Mega-Mart. The exterior of the store is shown as a cement color and there is a garbage can right beside the front door of Mega-Mart. When the Employee Of The Month is shown opening up the door to the store, just seconds later, you will see the exterior of the building is now yellow and white and there is no longer a garbage can beside the door. Clearly they are using two completely different buildings. (00:00:40)


Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month - S3-E7

Audio problem: The audio of the victim screaming is repeated. The "Oh! Help! Help!" sounds the same twice. (00:02:05)


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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Mr. Monk and the Class Reunion - S5-E6

Question: In this episode, Monk discovers that Kyle intends to murder his wife Dianne and then make it look like suicide. Why would he do that? I've watched the whole episode and still can't figure out the reason.

Answer: You can hear Kyle talk to his "mistress" on the phone when he is at the ice cooler in the hotel, thereby making it clear he has an "extramarital" affair, thereby outing his motive to get rid of the wife who brought the money into the her life insurance, supposedly.

Answer: When Dianne was in college, she had attempted to commit suicide and even wrote a suicide note. Dianne saved the note this whole time and Kyle had found it. If Kyle killed Dianne and made it look like a suicide, the suicide note would be authentic (rather than having to try and forge a suicide note that could be proven to be fake). This is why Kyle arranged for specific activities to occur that seemed odd to Monk, the dog having the same name, the missed pass that broke the glass, etc. These were all mentioned in the original suicide note.


Answer: It speaks for your character that you cannot relate to his reasons. But he wants her dead, because he is having an affair and since all their money is coming from her father and his high paying job is also not his gain but another grant of her father he would very likely loose everything if he divorced her for another woman. And as the other answer mentions already he sees his opportunity to get away with it by re-enacting the circumstances as described in her 25-year old suicide note.

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