Monk (2002)

3 mistakes in Mr. Monk and the Paperboy

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Mr. Monk and the Paperboy - S2-E10

Deliberate mistake: When Sharona spots Disher's personal ad in the newspaper, there is a shot of it. She then reads the description of him from the ad, which matches what's on the screen, however, the second part she reads, "Seeks petite blond with no-nonsense attitude, kids ok" is not in the ad shown. (00:22:20)

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Mr. Monk and the Paperboy - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: Stottlemeyer says "does that make any sense to you?" as Monk is straightening the pots on the mantelpiece - all the lid handles are horizontal. The camera cuts away for a second, cuts back, and the lid on the far right has suddenly rotated 90°, whereupon Monk straightens it to be horizontal like the others.

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Mr. Monk Goes to Mexico - S2-E2

Trivia: According to co-producer Tom Scharpling, the Mexican homicide cops are purposely written as parodies of Stottlemeyer and Disher, right down to their attitudes, their ranks, their suits, and Captain Alameda's mustache. Even the bumbling lieutenant's name is a little joke on Disher. Plato means "dish" in Spanish.

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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.


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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