An ex-cop suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder solves crimes with various (and usually exasperated) sidekicks in tow in this first-rate mystery with a breakout Emmy-winning star in Tony Shalhoub. The 'defective detective' may have an abundance of phobias (heights, crowds, and even milk, among them), but he also has razor-sharp deductive skills (more…)

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Mr. Monk and the Candidate

First Aired: July 12, 2002

Debut: Obsessive-compulsive sleuth Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub) solves cases in this mystery series. In the droll opener, Monk comes out of forced retirement to investigate the murder of a politician's bodyguard. Sharona: Bitty Schram. Capt. Stottlemeyer: Ted Levine. Miranda: Gail O'Grady. Warren: Michael Hogan. Gavin: Ben Bass.

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