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16 Episodes 2003 - 2004

Tony Shalhoub returns in Season 2 as the obsessive-compulsive private detective Adrian Monk, who assists the Homicide Division of the San Francisco Police Department while he attempts to track down his wife's killer. Over the course of the season, Monk becomes a substitute teacher, takes a trip to Mexico to solve a murder, spends a weekend at a playboy's party mansion and investigates the death of a paperboy on his doorstep. Guest stars include Amy Sedaris, Gary Cole, Andrew McCarthy, Jane Lynch, Sarah Silverman and John Turturro as Monk's brother in an Emmy-winning performance. Melora Hardin replaces Stellina Rusich as Trudy, Monk's deceased wife.

Episode 1

Mr. Monk Goes Back to School

Fri, Jun 20, 2003 45 mins

Monk's murder probe at a private school is stymied by a clever science teacher (Andrew McCarthy). Coach Patterson: David Rasche. Arlene Cassidy: Rosalind Chao.

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Episode 2

Mr. Monk Goes to Mexico

Fri, Jun 27, 2003 45 mins

Monk ventures across the border to Mexico to investigate the bizarre death of a skydiver who apparently drowned---in mid-air---during a parachute jump.

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Episode 3

Mr. Monk Goes to the Ballgame

Fri, Jul 11, 2003 45 mins

The puzzling homicides of a business magnate and his wife lead Monk to suspect the murders are linked to a baseball slugger's chase for a home-run record.

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Episode 4

Mr. Monk Goes to the Circus

Fri, Jul 18, 2003 45 mins

Monk and Sharona head for the big top when a circus ringmaster is murdered by a gymnastic assassin, but linking their suspect (who uses a wheelchair) to the killing proves a formidable feat.

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Episode 5

Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man

Fri, Jul 25, 2003 45 mins

Stottlemeyer shrugs off his wife's suspicion that her documentary subject was murdered. That is, until Monk supports her contention after surveying the victim's living quarters.

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Episode 6

Mr. Monk Goes to the Theater

Fri, Aug 1, 2003 45 mins

Monk and Sharona investigate after Sharona's sister, an actress, stabs a fellow actor during a play with what she thought was a retractable knife. In fact, the prop turns out to be all too real and the actor ends up dead. While attempting to nab the real killer, Monk is cast in the dead man's part, and suffers a case of stage fright.

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Episode 7

Mr. Monk and the Sleeping Suspect

Fri, Aug 8, 2003 45 mins

Monk thinks he knows who is behind a recent explosion of mail bombings around San Francisco. Now he just has to solve how the suspect committed the crimes while in a coma.

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Episode 8

Mr. Monk Meets the Playboy

Fri, Aug 15, 2003 45 mins

The arrogant proprietor of a failing skin magazine tries to force Monk to abandon his investigation of a publisher's murder by threatening to expose Sharona's past.

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Episode 9

Mr. Monk and the 12th Man

Fri, Aug 22, 2003 45 mins

A string of seemingly unrelated murders catches Monk's attention, as does a dry cleaner, who irks him by sewing on his jacket button the wrong way. Meanwhile, Sharona basks in the glow of her new beau's status as deputy mayor.

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Episode 10

Mr. Monk and the Paperboy

Fri, Jan 16, 2004 45 mins

Monk's home becomes a crime scene when his paperboy is murdered on the doorstep, and the sleuth's ego is dented by Sharona's feats of strength.

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Episode 11

Mr. Monk and the Three Pies

Fri, Jan 23, 2004 45 mins

Monk's agoraphobic brother Ambrose calls, for the first time in seven years, to say he thinks he has witnessed a murder.

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Episode 12

Mr. Monk and the TV Star

Fri, Jan 30, 2004 45 mins

Monk believes a woman's murder was the work of her former husband, but the oversensitive sleuth has a rough time eroding his suspect's alibi.

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Episode 13

Mr. Monk and the Missing Granny

Fri, Feb 6, 2004 45 mins

A law student tells Monk she'll work for his reinstatement to the SFPD if he'll solve the mystery behind her grandmother's disappearance.

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Episode 14

Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife

Fri, Feb 13, 2004 45 mins

Monk turns caretaker after Stottlemeyer's wife is apparently killed during a union dispute, a mystery the twitchy sleuth has to solve to keep the captain from going over the edge.

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Episode 15

Mr. Monk Gets Married

Fri, Feb 27, 2004 45 mins

Disher's suspicions about his mother's new husband inspire Monk and Sharona to pose as a couple to uncover why the newlyweds are honeymooning at a marriage-therapy clinic.

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Episode 16

Mr. Monk Goes to Jail

Fri, Mar 5, 2004 45 mins

Monk investigates when a death-row prisoner is done in prior to his execution by a poisoned last meal.

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