Monk

Mr. Monk and the Garbage Strike - S5-E2

Continuity mistake: The edition of the San Francisco Chronicle with the headline on Jimmy Cusack's death is dated April 1, 2006. However, at the end of the episode, which is a few days later, the newspaper with the front page photo of Stottlemeyer arresting Ron Neely, is dated March 24, 2006. In addition to the fact that the date of the arrest is a full week before the date of the murder, April 1, 2006 fell on a Saturday, when the episode says the murder was on a Monday night. (00:05:05 - 00:40:25)

dmcreif

Mr. Monk Visits a Farm - S5-E14

Continuity mistake: Natalie carries a large box full of house plants into Monk's kitchen and starts placing them one by one on the counter while he answers the phone. Each time the shot changes, a large red flower switches itself from the left side of one plant to the right side and back again, and sometimes disappears altogether. (00:09:00)

Jean G

Mr. Monk Meets His Dad - S5-E9

Continuity mistake: Jack's big rig has a huge Christmas wreath on the front grill. When the truck loses its brakes, there's an overhead view of it careening down the road, and the wreath has disappeared. It's back in the next shot, though. (00:34:30)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Actor - S5-E1

Continuity mistake: During the rehearsal, David, playing Monk, rearranges all the items on the coffee table. But each time the camera angle reverses, the items change positions all by themselves, even when he's not touching them.

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Big Game - S5-E3

Continuity mistake: When the principal walks into her office, where Monk and Natalie are waiting for her, she places an armful of folders on her desk and sorts through them. When the camera shifts to Monk's POV, the folders are back in her arms.

Rlvlk

Mr. Monk Goes to the Hospital - S5-E16

Continuity mistake: When Monk, the Captain and Disher talk to Dr. Scott during his cardio test, the doctor's hospital gown is falling off his left shoulder in about half the shots, but is pulled up to his neck in the rest. This alternates several times throughout the scene, though he never touches or adjusts the gown. (00:19:30 - 00:21:30)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Leper - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: Randy is desperately trying to pry his teenage acne photo off the doctor's wall. He knocks the photo underneath it crooked, but it rights itself in the next shot. Then he pulls his picture free, making a large hole in the wall, but knocks all the surrounding photos off onto the floor. There's no time lapse, but when he turns around, the fallen photos have all put themselves neatly back up on the wall, and the hole is gone. (00:32:30)

Jean G

Mr. Monk Goes to a Rock Concert - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: When Kris Kedder is on stage performing "Peggy's Gone to Memphis," notice that his 12-string guitar keeps changing positions between shots. In most of the long shots, he's holding and playing it. In most of the closer angles, it's hanging at his side and he's holding the microphone instead. (00:30:15)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Class Reunion - S5-E6

Continuity mistake: Just after the touch football game with Kyle, Monk tells Natalie, "He missed that ball on purpose. He dropped his hands." But Kyle didn't drop them: he kept his hands up and deliberately missed the ball. Monk, who always notices every tiny detail, wouldn't make such a mistake. (00:32:20)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Leper - S5-E10

Continuity mistake: Monk uses paper towels to grab the phone, dragging a length of white paper across the kitchen counter and leaving it there. But when he turns around to talk to Natalie, the counter behind him is bare. The paper towel trail has vanished. (00:05:40)

Jean G

Mr. Monk and the Really, Really Dead Guy - S5-E15

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Monk mistakes the plasma TV for a blackboard, he writes the words "BODY MOVED" on the screen. Initially, he writes the "B" with an extra long vertical stroke; the next time we see the text, the vertical stroke is of a normal length. The text reads "BODY MOVED" when Monk stops writing, but when the FBI agent walks over to the screen to try to wipe it off, it has changed to "BODY M".

Mr. Monk Makes A Friend - S5-E11

Continuity mistake: When the murderer strangles his victim, her music box is dropped on the floor several feet away. Though no one has touched it, the music box is somehow lying only a few inches from her body when the police arrive to investigate. (00:01:20 - 00:04:40)

Jean G

Mr. Monk Can't See a Thing - S5-E4

Continuity mistake: The firehouse's number is 53, and is seen on the various fire trucks throughout the episode. However, in an establishing shot at the opening of the episode, you can see letters for "Eng. Company 1" and "Truck Company 1" over the garage door. This is because Fire Station 1, located in Los Angeles, was utilized for filming.

dmcreif

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 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.

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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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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.

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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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