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A TV series about a brilliant San Francisco detective who suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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In Monk S08E02, how come the "Foreign Man" from english-speaking Nigeria connects "poison" with "poisson"?

Curiously, so far, all three of my questions on this forum are related to my watching series in French. In "Monk and the Foreign Man", S08E02, the key of the problem is solved by the Foreign ...
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How does Monk guess the exact number of the box in E612?

In episode 12 of season 6, Monk guesses that most of the product of the theft is still in the bank, in one of the boxes in the vault. So far, so good, I could follow his reasoning. But I did not ...
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What did Mr. Monk major in?

In the show "Monk", we hear in few episodes that Monk went to university, and in at least one, that he studied in Berkley ("Mr. Monk and the other detective"). Are there some other ...
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What does Adrian Monk mean by "B.M." in Monk?

Monk (2002–2009) is a TV show wherein Adrian Monk, the main character, is a psychologically discharged former police officer. The now detective is childlike with adult themes like childbirth, nudity, ...
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How did Mr. Monk manage to become a police officer?

I think the pilot implied that Trudy's murder triggered Monk's obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), which let to him having to leave the police force. But the episode Mr. Monk and the Marathon Man ...
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Why did Natalie Teager get a different job in "Mr. Monk and the Badge"?

In one of the final episodes of Monk, Mr. Monk is finally reinstated to the force and Natalie Teager leaves and gets another job. Why would Mr. Monk no longer require the services of Natalie Teager?
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Did Monk's mother also suffer from OCD?

In Mr. Monk and the Three Pies we meet Adrian's brother Ambrose. When Captain Stottlemeyer comes to Ambrose's house Ambrose gives him a cup of coffee with a number 6 on the mug. Adrian explains that ...
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