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Monk: Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man

Karen, Captain Stottlemeyer's wife thinks that her documentary subject, the world's oldest man has been murdered. The captain calls Monk in to investigate. After being thrown out of the house by his wife, the captain has no choice but to stay in Monk's place.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x5
Production Number: T1405
Airdate: Friday July 25th, 2003
Network: USA Network

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Net 5) Apr 03, 2010

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Guest Stars
Glenne Headly
As Karen Stottlemeyer
Hira Ambrosino
As Reporter
Stellina Rusich
As Trudy Monk
Alfred Dennis
As Old Man
Bill Erwin
As Hiram Holling
Don Perry
As Newly Arrived Old Man
Jeanette Miller
As Cranky Old Woman
Jim Jansen
As Mayor Rudner
Kurt Fuller
As Dennis Gammil
Patrick Cranshaw
As Miles Holling
Ralph Peduto
As Gravedigger
Sonya Eddy
As Opal
Main Cast
Tony Shalhoub
As Adrian Monk
Bitty Schram
As Sharona Fleming
Episode Notes
This is the first episode of the series in which the case is solved by someone other than Monk.

Bill Erwin (Hiram Holling) is almost five years older than Patrick Cranshaw (Miles Holling) despite the fact that he plays his son.

Episode Quotes
Stottlemeyer: (to Monk) You know what I'm going to do? First thing tomorrow morning, I'm going to call the Vatican and nominate your late wife for sainthood!

Randy: Somebody is killing world record holders, one at a time.
Stottlemeyer: You think we ought to warn the fat twins on the motorcycles? Maybe we should put a twenty-four-hour guard on the man with the beard of bees?
Randy: I can never tell when you're being sarcastic, sir.
Stottlemeyer: I'm being sarcastic, Randy!

Stottlemeyer: (to Monk) You know what you are? Do you know what you are? You're the world's best marriage counselor! You could save every marriage in California! All people have to do is live with you for two days...two days! And they'll never complain about their spouse again!

Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndy Breckman
Executive ProducerAndy Breckman
Main Title ThemeRandy Newman
Warning: Monk season 2 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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