16 Episodes 2004 - 2005
Season 3 continues to follow obsessive-compulsive private detective Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub) as he assists the Homicide Division of the San Francisco Police Department while also searching for his wife's murderer. His cases involve a chimpanzee murder suspect, infiltrating organized crime, being placed in the U.S. Federal Witness Protection Program and a trip to Sin City. In addition, the hunt is on to find a new assistant who can handle his OCPD and 312 phobias, which include ladybugs, heights, crowds, imperfections, messes and milk. The season's guest stars include Carmen Electra, Alicia Coppola, Niecy Nash, James Brolin and the band Korn.
Mr. Monk Takes Manhattan
Fri, Jun 18, 2004 45 mins
Monk follows up a lead on his wife's murder in Manhattan, but becomes involved in an assassination investigation along the way.
Mr. Monk and the Panic Room
Fri, Jun 25, 2004 45 mins
Monk investigates the murder of a record producer who appears to have been shot by his pet chimpanzee.
Mr. Monk and the Blackout
Fri, Jul 9, 2004 45 mins
Monk investigates a bombing at a power company that causes a city-wide blackout and meets a prospective date along the way.
Mr. Monk Gets Fired
Fri, Jul 16, 2004 45 mins
Monk investigates a grisly murder, but he runs afoul of the crotchety new police commissioner, who revokes his detective license in retaliation.
Mr. Monk Meets the Godfather
Fri, Jul 23, 2004 45 mins
The head of the West Coast mob asks if Monk can take the case when a barbershop is the scene of a shooting.
Mr. Monk and the Girl Who Cried Wolf
Fri, Jul 30, 2004 45 mins
Sharona leaves Monk in the care of an abrasive nurse after repeated encounters with an eerie blood-soaked man cause her to question her sanity.
Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month
Fri, Aug 6, 2004 45 mins
The suspicious death of a model employee at a suburban retail store reunites Monk with his ex-partner, a disgraced cop who works as the store's security chief.
Mr. Monk and the Game Show
Fri, Aug 13, 2004 45 mins
Monk becomes a reluctant contestant on a popular game show after the program's executive producer, the father of his late wife Trudy, persuades him the contest is fixed.
Mr. Monk Takes His Medicine
Fri, Aug 20, 2004 45 mins
Monk's mood stabilises but his detective work suffers as a result of medication prescribed for his obsessive-compulsive disorder, which he begins taking after allowing a suspect to escape Stottlemeyer.
Mr. Monk and the Red Herring
Fri, Jan 21, 2005 45 mins
While screening applicants to fill Sharona's position, Monk meets Natalie Teeger, a thirtysomething widow and mother who hires him to investigate a break-in at her house, where she lives with daughter, Julie.
Mr. Monk vs. The Cobra
Fri, Jan 28, 2005 45 mins
Monk investigates the brutal murder of a late kung-fu star's biographer, whose scandalous book has left the icon's fans kicking and screaming; Natalie wages a battle of attrition to force Monk to pay her expenses.
Mr. Monk Gets Cabin Fever
Fri, Feb 4, 2005 45 mins
The FBI coop Monk up in a remote cabin with Stottlemeyer and Natalie; Disher tries to get cozy with a new flame.
Mr. Monk Gets Stuck in Traffic
Fri, Feb 11, 2005 45 mins
Monk, Natalie and Julie become snarled in a traffic jam after an environmentalist winds up on a deadly collision course with a gangster.
Mr. Monk Goes to Vegas
Fri, Feb 18, 2005 45 mins
Monk and Natalie head to Sin City at the behest of Stottlemeyer to probe the suspicious death of a Las Vegas casino owner's wife.
Mr. Monk and the Election
Fri, Feb 25, 2005 45 mins
The impending close of Julie's school impels Natalie to run for the school board against Monk's nemesis Harold Krenshaw, leading to an attempt on her life by a sniper.
Mr. Monk and the Kid
Fri, Mar 4, 2005 45 mins
In the third-season finale, Monk looks after a 2-year-old foster child who becomes a witness in a kidnapping case after the tot finds evidence related to a man's disappearance.