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Monk: Mr. Monk Gets Hypnotized

Monk undergoes hypnotic therapy and regresses to his childhood.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 7x8
Airdate: Friday September 12th, 2008

Guest Stars
Tim BagleyTim Bagley
As Harold Krenshaw
Hector ElizondoHector Elizondo
As Dr. Neven Bell
Henry CzernyHenry Czerny
As Aaron Larkin
Dina MeyerDina Meyer
As Sally Larkin
Courtney FordCourtney Ford
As Emily Carter
Susan MersonSusan Merson
As Mrs. Sheckman
Richard SchiffRichard Schiff
As Dr. Clilman

Co-Guest Stars
Anne Marie HowardAnne Marie Howard
As Newswoman
Joan WongJoan Wong
As Housekeeper
Karon KearneyKaron Kearney
As Angry Mother
Main Cast
Tony ShalhoubTony Shalhoub
As Adrian Monk
Traylor HowardTraylor Howard
As Natalie Teeger
Jason Gray-StanfordJason Gray-Stanford
As Lt. Randall Disher
Ted LevineTed Levine
As Captain Leland Stottlemeyer


At a mom-and-pop jewelry store on a rainy night, a woman comes in to sell a piece of expensive jewelry. The owners recognize her as actress Sally Larkin, and tell her it's too expensive for them to resell. As she leaves, sally pauses for a moment and says she thought she saw her husband outside, stalking her. She shrugs it off and goes to her car, but a moment later the couple her scream. They run outside and find that someone has apparently abducted her...

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Episode Quotes
Adrian: What’s the matter with shortcuts? Shortcuts are your friend. They get you where you want to go. Only faster.

Natalie: There's a nest outside your window with three baby birds.
Adrian: I'll call the exterminator.

Episode Goofs
Three minutes into the episode there is a double rainbow. The CGI looks fine, but the order of the colors is wrong. A double rainbow does not consist of two identical rainbows, but of a normal rainbow and a mirror-inverted one on top, color-code-wise speaking.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorAndy Breckman
Executive ProducerTony Shalhoub  |  David Hoberman  |  Andy Breckman  |  Randall Zisk  |  Tom Scharpling
Co-Executive ProducerJack Bernstein  |  Hy Conrad  |  David Breckman  |  Joe Toplyn
ProducerScott Collins  |  Anthony Santa Croce
Co-ProducerShana Stein  |  Douglas Nabors
Associate ProducerSal Savo
Production DesignerChuck Parker
EditorJohn Duffy (1)
CastingAnya Colloff  |  Corbin Bronson  |  Amy McIntyre Britt
Unit Production ManagerAnthony Santa Croce
First Assistant DirectorAnton Cropper
Second Assistant DirectorEric Oliver
MusicJeff Beal
Music EditorCraig Pettigrew
Costume DesignerIleane Meltzer
HairstylistMaxine Morris
Make-upDenise Hooper
Key GripStuart M. Abramson
Camera OperatorBuddy Fries
Set DesignerTim Crowshaw
Set DecoratorSuzette Sheets
Location ManagerTiffany Kinder
Transportation CoordinatorSteve Weinmuller  |  Ken Catando
Property MasterRich Hobaica
Construction CoordinatorJay Jergensen
Script SupervisorToby Florenza
Production CoordinatorAnn M. Kaiser
Assistant EditorRick Roocho
Post Production SupervisorHolden Chang
Supervising Sound EditorFred Judkins
Re-Recording MixerElmo Ponsdomenech  |  Kevin Roache
LeadmanAngelo Amodio
OtherCary Conway (Lead Painter)  |  Jon Perkins (Technical Advisor)
Director of PhotographyJoe Pennella
Stunt CoordinatorCharlie Brewer
Production SupervisorSheryl Johnson-Poelking
Art DirectorWilliam E. Brownell
Sound MixerDavid Chornow
Executive Story EditorDylan Morgan  |  Josh Siegal
ConsultantFern Field
Costume SupervisorMolly Harris Campbell
Boom OperatorTony Gray (2)
Main Title ThemeRandy Newman
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