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Monk: Mr. Monk and the T.V. Star

Monk suspects Brad Terry, the star in the TV series Crime Lab S.F. of murdering his ex-wife so he won't have to share his huge new paychecks with her. However, the actor has a solid alibi. He was with photographers when the victim's screams were heard.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x12
Production Number: T1416
Airdate: Friday January 30th, 2004
Network: USA Network

Director: Randall Zisk
Writer: Tom Scharpling

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Net 5) May 01, 2010

Guest Stars
Cameron MeyerCameron Meyer
As Script Supervisor
Charles DoughertyCharles Dougherty
As TV Director
Ed FuscoEd Fusco
As Sgt. Green
Kane RitchotteKane Ritchotte
As Benjy
Sarah SilvermanSarah Silverman
As Marci Maven
Stanley KamelStanley Kamel
As Dr. Charles Kroger
Albert OwensAlbert Owens
As Senator
Billy BurkeBilly Burke
As Brad Terry
Brooke BurkeBrooke Burke
As TV Reporter
Clint CulpClint Culp
As Barfly
Dave MatosDave Matos
As Assistant Director
Jeff PariseJeff Parise
As Dustin (The Bartender)
Lara Boyd RhodesLara Boyd Rhodes
As J (Brad's TV Partner)
Nicole ForesterNicole Forester
As Susan Malloy
Vic ChaoVic Chao
As Lee
Main Cast
Tony ShalhoubTony Shalhoub
As Adrian Monk
Bitty SchramBitty Schram
As Sharona Fleming
Episode Notes
Marci Maven complains about how her favorite program removed the original theme tune and replaced it with a newer, poorer one. This is a reference to the controversy due to the creators of Monk removing the original tune by Jeff Beal with "It's A Jungle Out There" by Randy Newman.

Episode Quotes
Stottlemeyer: Where have you been?
Sharona: Parallel parking.
Stottlemeyer: For twenty minutes?
Monk: Parallel means parallel is all I'm saying.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndy Breckman
Executive ProducerAndy Breckman
Main Title ThemeRandy Newman
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