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Monk: Mr. Monk Gets Fired

While Monk was investigating a case involving a female victim whose body was cut up with a chainsaw, he accidentally erases several years' worth of crucial computer files. As a result of that, the commissioner revoked Monk's private practice license. Monk struggled to look for a new job.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x4
Production Number: T-2104
Airdate: Friday July 16th, 2004
Network: USA Network

Director: Andre Belgrader
Writer: Peter Wolk

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Net 5) May 29, 2010

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Guest Stars
Glenne HeadlyGlenne Headly
As Karen Stottlemeyer
Scott AdsitScott Adsit
As Medical Examiner
Stanley KamelStanley Kamel
As Dr. Kroger
Aaron Parker MouserAaron Parker Mouser
As Coughing Boy
Aaron WulfAaron Wulf
As Young Officer
Andre BelgraderAndre Belgrader
As Old Man On Bench
Andreea RadutoiuAndreea Radutoiu
As Larysa Zeryeva
Beverly PolcynBeverly Polcyn
As Elderly Patient
Brennan ElliottBrennan Elliott
As Paul Harley
Diane SellersDiane Sellers
As Head Nurse
Jeff Van AttaJeff Van Atta
As Boomer
Lawrence H. TofflerLawrence H. Toffler
As Larry Toffler (First Reporter)
Molly HaganMolly Hagan
As Ms. Lennington
Saverio GuerraSaverio Guerra
As Commissioner Brooks
Shirley JordanShirley Jordan
As Second Reporter
Todd WaringTodd Waring
As Maintenance Worker
Main Cast
Tony ShalhoubTony Shalhoub
As Adrian Monk
Bitty SchramBitty Schram
As Sharona Fleming
Episode Quotes
Job interviewer: What do you think is your greatest strength?
Monk: (Long pause) My decisiveness.

Monk: You think your house is that clean, mister? You don't know the meaning of the word clean.

Stottlemeyer: Nobody is trying to embarrass you, Commissioner, but I am going to rip that hairpiece off of your head. It is a critical piece of evidence.
Commissioner: You wouldn't dare.
Stottlemeyer: (to Monk) Are you sure?
Monk: One hundred percent.
(Stottlemeyer pulling at the commissioner's hair)
Monk: Ninety-three to ninety-four percent.
(Stottlemeyer tries again)
Monk: Seventy-four percent.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndy Breckman
Executive ProducerAndy Breckman
Main Title ThemeRandy Newman
Warning: Monk season 3 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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