Monk

Monk (2002)

3 mistakes in Mr. Monk and the 12th Man

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Mr. Monk and the 12th Man - S2-E9

Other mistake: In the scene where Mr.Babcock is murdering the woman in the cinema, we see the woman has a big bucket of popcorn. As he starts strangling her, only a small amount of popcorn falls out. When the camera turns toward the floor there is a lot more popcorn on the floor and it it is spread right across the screen.

Mr. Monk and the 12th Man - S2-E9

Plot hole: Monk identifies the killer because of a shirt sleeve that gets ripped off... he noticed the button is sewed on in a unique manner with the threads parallel as opposed to the "standardized" crisscross pattern. The killer and Monk coincidentally use the same dry cleaner and Mrs. Ling sews buttons parallel because it's her style. Dialogue in the episode indicated she is the only one who sews buttons on like that. But I checked over 20 button up shirts here at my house and the ratio of crisscross to parallel button sewing methods is 50% of each - hardly some unique identification method.

Adrian Monk: I don't know how he did it. But he did it.

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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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