Monk’s adoring and obsessive ultimate fan, Marci Maven, is busy updating her Monk website and inserting herself into photos of Monk. Next door, John Ringel arrives home and finds his wife dead, viciously mauled. The police go over to arrest Marci’s dog Otto, but she reveals that he’s been dead for three days and is buried in her back yard...Read the full recap
Monk: What are you doing?
Marci: Clue hug!
(Marci tries to give Adrian a hug)
Monk: Clue hug?
Natalie: Take it like a man.
Marci: What do you want to call this case?
Monk: I don't know, shut up!
Marci: How about "Mr. Monk is friggin' awesome!"? How about "Mr. Monk and Marci: The Adventure Begins?"
Monk: It doesn't matter. Nobody cares about the name. Just shut it.