Monk
Episode Title Mistakes
Season 2
5 Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man 6
6 Mr. Monk Goes to the Theater 0
7 Mr. Monk and the Sleeping Suspect 8
8 Mr. Monk Meets the Playboy 1
9 Mr. Monk and the 12th Man 3
10 Mr. Monk and the Paperboy 3
11 Mr. Monk and the Three Pies 3
12 Mr. Monk and the T.V. Star 2
13 Mr. Monk and the Missing Granny 2
14 Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife 3
15 Mr. Monk Gets Married 5
16 Mr. Monk Goes to Jail 10
Season 3
Season 3 generally 0
1 Mr. Monk Takes Manhattan 10
2 Mr. Monk and the Panic Room 12
3 Mr. Monk and the Blackout 4
4 Mr. Monk Gets Fired 5
5 Mr. Monk Meets the Godfather 1
6 Mr. Monk and the Girl Who Cried Wolf 6
7 Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month 4

Mr. Monk Goes to Jail - S2-E16

Factual error: When Monk visits the prison for the first time, he is searched, passed, and has a mini-panic attack because people have touched him. Sharona steps forward to comfort him, and she puts her arms around him. This is a very serious breach of procedure and it is not possible for the guards to miss it, because Sharona has not been searched. It's a common technique for trying to pass contraband called 'a touch through' - a person with an item to be smuggled into the prison (drugs, usually), passes them on to a person who has been searched and is therefore 'clean'. Monk would be taken back to the guard's station to be searched again. He would not be allowed leniency because the guards happen to know or to like him - visitor ingress and egress is always done under CCTV and the guard would know he was being watched - quite possibly by someone who doesn't know who Monk and Sharona are.

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Suggested correction: Sharona was searched first by the female guard.

In fact Sharona breaks away from the female guard to go to Monk. She has NOT been searched.

The correction is correct. The female guard already finished patting Sharona down before the male guard even had a chance to start his pat down of Monk.

Bishop73

Yeah, the correction is correct. I went back six times through that clip: Sharona and Monk both get searched, and then Sharona touches Monk.

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Trivia: The flight attendant Monk drives crazy in 1-13 is played by his real-life wife. She also plays Sheriff Butterfield in "Monk visits a farm"and the crazy cat lady in 8-14.

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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.

Bishop73

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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