Former police detective Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub), whose photographic memory and amazing ability to piece together tiny clues made him a local legend, has suffered from intensified obsessive-compulsive disorder since the unsolved murder of his wife, Trudy. Now on psychiatric leave, he works as a consultant with the eventual goal of reinstatement.
Last Episode08x16 Mr. Monk and the End (Pt. 2) Aired: Dec. 04, 2009
Conclusion. In the series finale, Monk hunts down Trudy's killer.
Series Fun Facts
- SPOILER: Monk is referenced in the series finale of Psych, another USA Crime Show about a man who pretends to be a psychic in order to avoid jail.
- One of the few crime dramas to actually feature the crime taking place.
- The shifting letters in the title sequence are a nod to the fact that Monk has OCD and therefore likes things to be straight.