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Monk: Mr. Monk Is On The Run (1)

Monk, accused of shooting to death a man who was connected to Trudy's murder, escapes from jail and is now on the run. Natalie and Stottlemeyer are put in an awkward position when Monk seeks their help in clearing his name.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 6x15
Airdate: Friday February 15th, 2008
Network: USA Network

Director: Randall Zisk
Writer: Tom Scharpling

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Special Guest Stars
Scott GlennScott Glenn
As Sheriff Rollins

Guest Stars
Melora HardinMelora Hardin
As Trudy Monk
Courtney GainsCourtney Gains
As Six-Fingered Man / Frank Nunn
C.S. LeeC.S. Lee
As Deputy Bell
Jack StehlinJack Stehlin
As Local Prosecutor

Co-Guest Stars
Karl T. WrightKarl T. Wright
As Monk's Lawyer
Ben CainBen Cain
As Detective (as Ben Cain)
Brian PrescottBrian Prescott
As Canine Cop
Matt TulveMatt Tulve
As Camping Man (as Matthew P. Tulve)
Kendall ClementKendall Clement
As Warehouse Judge
Nick NordellaNick Nordella
As Teenage Attendant
Steve StapenhorstSteve Stapenhorst
As County Judge
Main Cast
Tony ShalhoubTony Shalhoub
As Adrian Monk
Traylor HowardTraylor Howard
As Natalie Teeger


Stottlemeyer and Disher are investigating an electronic store robbery and call in Monk. Although no one is dead, the components stolen are those used to make a remote control bomb. And not just any bomb, but the exact same bomb that was used to kill Trudy Monk. Also, they determine from the fingerprints at the crime scene that the murderer had six fingers on one hand: the same as Trudy’s killer. Finally, a coded message referring to angels was seemingly dropped at the crime scene...

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Episode Quotes
Judge: Bail is set at $900,000.
(Monk whispers to his attorney)
Attorney: With the court's permission, could you make it an even million?
Stottlemeyer: Oh, my God!

Natalie: It's Mitch's uniform. It's all that I had.
Adrian: Oh no, I can't wear that.
Natalie: Mr. Monk, he'd want you to.
Adrian: No, I mean it's all dusty.
Natalie: You were wearing a hobo's trench coat!
Adrian: Okay.

Natalie: Here... money.
Adrian: Is this all you have?
Natalie: It's a week's paycheck. I was supposed to get a five percent bump last January.
Adrian: Okay, okay. We'll talk about that later.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndy Breckman
Executive ProducerTony Shalhoub  |  Andy Breckman
Main Title ThemeRandy Newman
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